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A leaked document from Staples shows that the Samsung Galaxy S4 AT&T release date will be April 26, 2013 and for Verizon it will be May 30, 2013. The T-Mobile release date of May 1, 2013 has been known for a while now. It’s worth noting that the document asks stores to prepare S4 reservation signage on  [ Read More ]

North Korea Deploying New Missile on East Coast

Posted by Mario Stylianou Categories: News

North Korea has redeployed some of its missiles to the country’s eastern coast, a provocation and implicit warning that it just might carry through on some of its recent threats. New ICBM models aren’t like iPhones; you don’t just take them out of the box and expect them to function properly. They have to be  [ Read More ]

Someone anonymously claims to have stolen Romney’s tax returns, sends data to Republican and Democratic leaders, and threatens to release the information publicly unless Romney pays $1 million. The U.S. Secret Service is looking into claims that this unknown person has hacked PriceWaterhouseCooper (PWC) to obtained the tax returns of the presidential nominee and the  [ Read More ]

The Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) has been used in DC. Not familiar with CMAS? It is a private-public partnership between the federal government and commercial cell phone carriers to send text message style alerts with important notifications that is prioritized over normal voice and data services to people based on their location (as determined by what cell  [ Read More ]

A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders and child predators to state their criminal status on their Facebook and other social networking page, with the law’s author saying the bill is the first of its kind in the nation. And thus another entry in the saga of absurd laws relating to technology. To cover themselves,  [ Read More ]

Note: This was co-authored by Sens. John D. Rockefeller IV, (D-W.Va.), Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.). In February, these four senators jointly sponsored the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, a bill that has been in the works for more than three years. Every day, rival nations, criminal syndicates and maybe even  [ Read More ]

Bethesda Cares: Red Parking Meters for the Homeless

Posted by Mario Stylianou Categories: News

I get interviewed with my girlfriend, her mom, and her family friends on Bethesda Cares’s Red Parking Meters for the Homeless.

Jon Stewart on SOPA

Posted by Mario Stylianou Categories: News, Politics, Technology

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Why ask a bunch of “nerds” what the right thing to do is?

SOPA Strike

Posted by Mario Stylianou Categories: Cybersecurity, News, Politics, Technology

HP Personal Systems Group to Stay

Posted by Mario Stylianou Categories: News, Technology

HP announced today that its Personal System Group that manufacture’s PCs is here to stay. The newly hired CEO, Meg Whitman, was good on her promise to make a quick decision on it. In some respects, the decision was not all that unexpected because the PC unit was still profitable — and the logistics/supply chain  [ Read More ]

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