Identity thieves used thousands of stolen SSNs to generate IRS e-filing pins

Attackers using malware and stolen personal information managed to generate 101,000 e-filing PIN numbers, according to the IRS.

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Apple's Swift rockets up programming language rankings, jumps 46 spots

Just six months after its introduction at WWDC 2014, Apple’s Swift continues to generate immense interest with developers and is now the 22nd most popular programming language around, according to new rankings published on Thursday.



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Smart tattoo generates electricity from sweat, could power future wearable computers

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Joseph Wang, a researchers from UCSD, has now come up with a way to generate power for these devices without using any external equipment. The secret is to harness electrons from lactate acid secreted in sweat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/188088-smart-tattoo-generates-power-from-sweat

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Feds Struggle to Corral Data


U.S. government agencies are struggling to manage the huge amount of data they generate or process, despite the goals of a program designed to operate thousands of data centers more efficiently. The idea behind the FDCCI was to save space, energy and IT costs by consolidating woefully underutilized electronic data storage centers into fewer sites and servers. The battle is ongoing, with some advances here, and some retreats there. However, on the whole, federal agencies are far from meeting data management challenges.

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