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Russian Government Hacks The D.N.C.
The Washington Post is reporting that Russian government hackers penetrated DNC computers over a year ago and have everything including all email and chat traffic. According to Washington Post sources their main purpose was to steal opposition research about Donald Trump.
Microfluidic Cooling May Save Moore's Law
Michael Kassner, a freelance writer, wrote a very interesting article published at TechRepublic on how microfluidic cooling might be the answer to preventing Moore's Law from petering out. Moore's Law is the observation made in 1965 by Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits had doubled every year since the integrated circuit was invented and would continue for the foreseeable future. However, Moore's Law is under threat because existing technology is not able to keep microchips cool while still adding more processing power.
Hacker Hoax: Selling Access to PornHub Servers For $1,000 A hacker claims to have already twice sold access to PornHub servers. He is reportedly asking $1,000, but says that if given a premium account by PornHub he will fix the intrusion. All of this on the heels of PornHub's $25,000 hacking bounty announcement.
Microsoft Rolls Out New Outlook.com to Users Worldwide
Microsoft announced that the new Outlook.com is now out of preivew and is rolling out to users worldwide. New users in the North American region can sign up right away, and in other parts of the world will be able to very soon.
Google Drive Gets New Features
Google announced a handful of new organizational features. The company bills them as “improvements that will help you more easily put things where they belong.” First off is a new “move” icon for files already in Drive when you’re browsing files. There’s an “Add to My Drive” option for everything else.