Monday links

Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport DataIn a paper published in the journal Science, physicists at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at the Delft University of Technology reported that they were able to reliably teleport information between two quantum bits separated by three meters, or about 10 feet—John Markoff in the New York Times […]

Monday links

Microsoft cybersecurity exec declares the password deadThe password is dead. That’s the message from John Proctor, Microsoft’s vice president of global cybersecurity, who wrote a blog post on the subject this week—Emily Parkhurst at TechFlash 5 ways computer security has truly advancedSecurity isn’t all gloom and doom. Amid the progress today, these four developments in […]

Wednesday links

The Internet Is BurningOnline security is a horrifying nightmare. Heartbleed. Target. Apple. Linux. Microsoft. Yahoo. eBay. X.509. Whatever security cataclysm erupts next, probably in weeks or even days. We seem to be trapped in a vicious cycle of cascading security disasters that just keep getting worse—Jon Evans at TechCrunch Amazon’s Tactics Confirm Its Critics’ Worst […]

Useful and informative websites

How To Enter The BIOS On Your ComputerAt MakeUseOf, Tina Sieber explains how to access the BIOS settings in a number of different PCs A collection of default router passwordsIf you ever need to find out the default password for a router, try this link Do You Really Need a Surge ProtectorWhy are surge protectors […]

Monday links

How to Get the Best Amazon Deals and DiscountsPCMag gives 12 tips for finding the best products and prices on Amazon The Move Toward Computing That Reads Your MindMy phone is trying to anticipate my needs based on what it knows about me — the context of my life. And what it knows seems like […]