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Wikipedia: Transphobic Edits Came from Congressional Source



Transphobic edits to Wikipedia entries, including one for the HBO show “Orange is the New Black,” have been tied to the IP address used by staff within the House of Representatives.

The editor claims to be a woman who has been directed by a member of Congress to make the changes.

The IP address has now been blocked for the third time this summer

On Wednesday, an anonymous user altered an entry about…

‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ Trailer: Katniss Is Ready to Fight Capitol



The late Philip Seymour Hoffman, portraying the rebellious Hunger Games gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee, opens the first official Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 teaser trailer with stern advice for District 13′s President Coin (played by Julianne Moore)

“Listen to me. No one else can do this but [Katniss],” Heavensbee tells Coin. “We need to unite these people out there. She is the face of this rebellion. They’ll follow her.”

Skype for Android Update Makes It Easier to Find Your Contacts



Skype updated its Android app Wednesday, and the 5.0 version syncs users’ address books from their phones to their Skype accounts.

First, users will have to verify their phone numbers in the app to sync contacts. Then, the phone’s address book will instantly import information on the Skype contact list. Those who have Microsoft accounts will also be able to automatically import contact lists from other Microsoft programs like Outlook.

Here’s how the…

The Mac Never Looked So Good: OS X Yosemite Beta



This fall, Apple will release OS X Yosemite, the latest version of its operating system for the Mac. OS X Yosemite features a brand-new look, tons of new features and tight integration with iOS 8

If you can’t wait until the fall, though, Apple is releasing OS X Yosemite beta to the public — for the first 1 million users that sign up. That means you can try out OS X Yosemite before it is officially released, bugs and all

We’ve had some time…

Top 10 Moments From Obama’s First-Ever Tumblr Chat



President Barack Obama hosted David Karp, CEO and co-founder of Tumblr, and some special Tumblr guests at the White House on Tuesday to chat about issues surrounding college, education and student loans.

Tagged online with the #ObamaIRL hashtag, Karp moderated the conversation and asked questions from Tumblr users — of which more than 40% are between the ages of 18 and 34 — many of whom are directly affected by the current state of student loans and college affordability.

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Spydy Contacts Is An Android-Flavored Launchpad For All Your Communication, Copy That?


Spydy Contacts Is An Android-Flavored Launchpad For All Your Communication, Copy That?


Former NSA Chief Keith Alexander to Launch Private Cybersecurity Firm



Gen. Keith Alexander, the former director of the NSA, is going into the private sector by launching a cybersecurity firm in Washington, D.C.

Alexander will head a consulting firm geared toward protecting financial institutions from cyberattacks, Politico revealed on Thursday night

“After a 40-year career in the military and the government, I am beginning an effort to see what I could do to help address the…

Snapchat Settles With FTC After Being Dishonest With Users About Privacy


Google Hints It May Toss Long URLs From Chrome



Google Chrome may eventually hide long URLs from the address bar. That is, if a recent update to Google’s experimental browser is any indication.

A recent update to Chrome’s publicly available Canary browser added a feature that hides long URLs. Instead, when users view webpages, the browser only reveals the website name and domain, not the entire URL.

If this sounds familiar, this is similar to the mobile version of Safari, which already…