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Angry Tech News #19: Shatterproof Database

Another Y2k bug, NFT Paparazzi, Crow lasers, Safari data leak, Woke word processors, the end of SGX, and the Cybertruck delayed.

Links:

y2k22 Exchange server bug
https://www.bitdefender.com/blog/hotforsecurity/microsoft-rolls-out-emergency-fix-for-exchange-y2k22-bug-that-affects-email-delivery/

NFT-enabled paparazzi
https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2022-01-17-gaming-youtubers-have-had-their-likenesses-stolen-and-sold-as-nfts

Sunnyvale crows about crows
https://nypost.com/2022/01/18/california-town-resorts-to-lasers-to-stop-1000-pooping-crows/

Safari data leak
https://fingerprintjs.com/blog/indexeddb-api-browser-vulnerability-safari-15/

Microsoft Word Woke Checker feature
https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2022/01/microsoft-offices-new-woke-spellchecker-is-perfectly-fine-and-will-cause-nobody-to-freak-out/
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10398999/Blacklist-postman-mankind-just-words-wont-fly-Microsofts-woke-filter.html

SGX Deprecation
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-intel-chips-wont-play-blu-ray-disks-due-to-sgx-deprecation/

Cybertruck delayed
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10398845/Tesla-removes-promise-2022-production-maligned-Cybertruck-website.html

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Angry Tech News #18: Cartridge Leather

Radio Shack is back, Backfiring printer DRM, Crypto-mining security suite, and a rarely-spotted Powershell bug

Links:

Radio Shack to become a crypto brand
https://docs.radioshack.com/radioshack-defi/fundamentals/why-radioshack-in-crypto

Canon sells chipless ink, tells customers to bypass DRM
https://boingboing.net/2022/01/08/forced-by-shortages-to-sell-chipless-cartridges-canon-tells-customers-how-to-bypass-drm-warnings.html

Norton Crypto FAQ
https://community.norton.com/en/forums/faq-norton-crypto

Krebs on 7-month-old news
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2022/01/norton-360-now-comes-with-a-cryptominer/

Grumpy Old Bens #165
https://grumpyoldbens.com/2021/06/04/episode-165-woke-donuts/

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Angry Tech News #17: Waterproof Fahrenheit

CES Rundown of useless crap, Tumblr app censorship, and AAA discovers what EV owners already know.

Links:

CES 2022 shortened one day
https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/how-to-watch-ces-2022-big-reveals-live-from-home/

Samsung grasping for features for its new TVs
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/01/samsungs-2022-tvs-get-144-hz-support-and-a-built-in-nft-marketplace/

Kohler combines plumbing and apps
https://www.theverge.com/2022/1/3/22858257/kohler-ces-2022-smart-bathroom-perfectfill

Tumblr ios app censored
https://9to5mac.com/2021/12/30/tumblr-ios-app-search/

AAA study shows EVs far less useful outside California
https://anewspost.com/electric-cars-useless-in-cold-weather/