Snowden mentioned Yahoo's pushback months ago in his TED talk, but there was not much to corroborate what he said, so nobody followed up. I managed to dig up the leaked and redacted finding from 2008 but it didn't mention the company name. I had heard rumours that Yahoo was protecting people's privacy in ways the… » 9/15/14 6:21pm Yesterday 6:21pm

This requires an investigation. I own a keyfob that IS a metal spike. A pretty one, but a metal spike meant for self-defence of the nastiest kind. Mine is shiny electric green with a beautiful finish. I'd hate to scratch it on someone's contact lens, but I will if I have to. » 9/12/14 6:15pm Friday 6:15pm

Having done scheduling for both Starbucks and regular old retail, I can say pretty decisively there's never any good excuse for uncertainty in scheduling a retail employee, outside of emergencies like someone going home sick. The store is not open that long, you know how many customers you need, the rushes are never… » 9/09/14 1:16am 9/09/14 1:16am

This is almost certainly related to the huge increase in hacking attacks on Lichtenstein. I doubt they can get into banks with just a brute force attack, but then it only takes one weak point, one guy with his name in the public and the password 1234 to let them in. » 9/09/14 12:34am 9/09/14 12:34am