1. breakingnews:

    Report: US threatened fine in 2008 if Yahoo wouldn’t release data

    Washington Post: The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day in 2008 in an attempt to force the company to release user data, unsealed court documents showed Thursday. 

    The company, which believed the data release was unconstitutional, ultimately lost the legal battle.

    Follow updates on BreakingNews.com.

    Photo: The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day in 2008 if it failed to comply with a broad demand for user data that the company believed was unconstitutional, according to court documents unsealed Thursday. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

     
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  3. wired:

    If a hacker can obtain a user’s iCloud username and password with iBrute, he or she can log in to the victim’s iCloud.com account to steal photos. But if attackers instead impersonate the user’s device with Elcomsoft’s tool, the desktop application allows them to download the entire iPhone or iPad backup as a single folder, says Jonathan Zdziarski, a forensics consult and security researcher. That gives the intruders access to far more data, he says, including videos, application data, contacts, and text messages.

    MOREThe Police Tool That Pervs Use to Steal Nude Pics From Apple’s iCloud

     

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  5. mothernaturenetwork:

    America’s tire mountains: 90 percent are gone, thanks to recycling programs
    Once we had 2 billion tires scattered around the U.S. landscape, but now 90 percent of the piles are gone. Ground rubber from tires is becoming roadways, playground equipment and auto floor mats.

     
  6. vaunted365:

    "Top 10 Ways To Say Fuck THEIR System" #fts #vaccination #sustainability #Love #Corporatism #ijs #boycott #occupyyourmind

     

  7. "Underpromise, overdeliver."
    — Tom Peters. (via quotedojo)
     
  8. high-ryanlion-flyin:

    Just in case you weren’t on the moon last night. This is what earth looked like from the moon’s perspective 

    (via earthlyspirit)

     
  9. fastcodesign:

    This New Moleskine Is Like An iPad Made Of Paper

    Ask companies like Adobe and Fiftythree, and they’ll tell you that tablets are the future of drawing. Give in, and get used to the concept of touching a stylus to your screen. Because as hardware and software get better, you’ll be able to create the sorts of things you can only dream about creating on paper.

    Moleskine—the preeminent journal company with no lack of self-interest in keeping paper alive—has presented the vision of another possible future.

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    (via nasdaq)

     
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