It be Friday…
A manic day of randomness and foolishness! Leigh is joined by Tory, Big Voice Jay, Marty from WI and Brian – plus eventually Ben. It’s been a manic couple of days, especially with glitches in Paypal payments, where payments were processed multiple times.
Congressman James Clyburn is the latest elected official to demonstrate they don’t necessarily have a nuanced understanding of new technology. Clyburn, a Democrat representing South Carolina’s 6th congressional district, was speaking with C-Span about ways people can impact significant change in Ferguson, Missouri. One of the most important ways to do that is by voting, according to the Congressman Clyburn said “sexting” is a great way to help get people to vote.
Top 5 Geeky News:
- Web attacks build on Shellshock bug: A series of attacks on websites and servers using the serious Shellshock bug has been spotted. Millions of servers use software vulnerable to the bug, which lets attackers run commands on that system. So far, thousands of servers have been compromised via Shellshock and some have been used to bombard web firms with data, said experts.
- Apple says bent iPhones are ‘rare’: Apple has responded to claims that its new handsets are prone to bending by saying such damage would be “rare” during normal use. Media outlets across the globe had reported that several iPhone 6 owners had complained of handsets becoming misshapen after being carried in trousers pockets without a case.
- FBI boss ‘concerned’ by smartphone encryption plans: Plans by Apple and Google to do more to protect customers’ privacy have made the FBI “very concerned”. Speaking to reporters, FBI boss James Comey said the plans to enable encryption by default could thwart law enforcement investigations.
US allows TV and film companies to use drones: The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted permission to six television and movie firms, allowing them to use drones to shoot scenes.
- Multimillion-pound training pledge for creative industries: The creative industries and government have pledged cash to fill a skills gap and train “work ready” games designers, animators and visual effects artists. The Next Gen Skills Academy will provide “cutting edge training” in a sector worth at least £71bn a year to the UK economy.
On Extra Dirty:
Mother Bakes Vagina Cookies For 2nd Graders And Bugs Out When Teacher Says ‘No’.
- The agony of ecstasy: Man who has suffered 100 orgasms A DAY for past two years after slipping a disc in his back – but can’t enjoy sex.
- Alaska TV News Reporter Quits Live On-Air in Epic Fashion.
- San Francisco Restaurant Gives No Fucks About Being Gluten-Free [NSFW Image].
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