How to Hack an Election

How to Hack an Election
Sepúlveda's career began in 2005, and his first jobs were small—mostly defacing campaign websites and breaking into opponents' donor databases. Within a few … “I'm 100 percent sure it is,” he says. …. Brazilians, in his view, develop the best malware.
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Web performance analytics vendor Soasta raises million
47 in the Internet Retailer 2015 Top 500 Guide), FreshDirect LLC (No. … Soasta counts 49 of the top 100 Internet Retailer brands as clients of its performance analytics platform, the company says. … report from February focused on the growth of …
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Moscow Court Permanently Shuts Down 11 Pirate Web Sites

Moscow Court Permanently Shuts Down 11 Pirate Web Sites
A Moscow city court has permanently shut down 11 Russian web sites with pirated content, reacting to a complaint from Bazelevs Distribution, the distribution wing of Timur Bekmambetov's Bazelevs. The ruling creates a precedent for permanently closing …
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Encrypted-Messaging App Telegram Now Has 100 Million Users

Encrypted-Messaging App Telegram Now Has 100 Million Users
Less than three years after Durov and his brother launched Telegram, he now reports that 100 million people use the free encrypted messaging app every month, up from 60 million people last May. That growth is coming from all … “If you block sites …
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Lawsuit claims fantasy sports websites FanDuel, DraftKings violate Oregon law

Lawsuit claims fantasy sports websites FanDuel, DraftKings violate Oregon law
… at his station at the company's offices in Boston. DraftKings, as well as fellow top sports fantasy site FanDuel, were named as defendants in a lawsuit in federal court in Portland. (The Associated Press) … Brandon Peck, a resident of Polk County …
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Why The Web Is So Slow And What It Tells Us About The Future Of Online Journalism
Open Chrome and click on the icon with the three horizontal bars in the top right, then click “More Tools > Developer Tools” or follow the directions to “Open Developer Tools.” Your browser window should now display a … On average a random sample of …
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Ad blockers: How online publishing is fighting back
When Apple said it was going to allow ad blocking on the iPhone version of its web browser last September, it escalated a conflict that had been building in the digital economy for years. Programs such as Adblock Plus, AdFender and Popup Blocker Pro …
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Top 7 (actually useful) food websites including gluten-free apps, juice

Top 7 (actually useful) food websites including gluten-free apps, juice
… designed by nutrition experts to provide energy and there is over 1kg of organic fruit and veg is pressed into each bottle. The three-day juice cleanse left us feeling less bloated and more energised. Plenish is committed to using only 100% organic …
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Two new websites focus on helping students build careers and businesses find
PEORIA — Now students, parents, educators and employers can find information relating to part-time work or a career on two new websites recently launched by the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council and the CEO Council. MakeYourselfGP.org …
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BRS Media's dotFM Releases Ranking of Top .FM Sites and Brands, .FM Top 100

BRS Media's dotFM Releases Ranking of Top .FM Sites and Brands, .FM Top 100
dotFM's year end top 100 ranking, “.FM Top 100 Hits of 2015” lists the top sites and brands from the past year under dotFM. The top 100 hits represent some of the most innovative brands in streaming media and social entertainment today. The .FM Top 100 …
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100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs, 2015
“A word of warning about choosing to start a startup: It sucks! One of the most consistent pieces of feedback we get from YC founders is it's harder than they could have ever imagined.” That's how Y Combinator President Sam Altman tells it in his …
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Activists Target Yahoo Over Links to Ivory Trade

Activists Target Yahoo Over Links to Ivory Trade
Activists are putting pressure on Yahoo to curb the sale of ivory products on its websites in Japan, arguing that the company is fueling—and profiting from—illegal elephant poaching. More than one million people have signed an online petition …
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Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2015
Unfortunately, Judge Kozinski got this case 100% wrong–as proven by the en banc ruling, where the other judges unanimously disagreed with Judge Kozinski. Although his legal analysis was unambiguously wrong, Judge … Especially in light of 2015′s …
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So viele Top 100 Websites nutzen Googles App-Indexing noch nicht
Für die Analyse ermittelte der Anbieter einer Search- und Content-Performance-Plattform zunächst die 100 Websites mit der höchsten SEO-Visibility und untersuchte, welche dieser Domains überhaupt eine App für Android oder iOS anbieten. Anschließend …
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Top SEO tips for your international financial services websites

Top SEO tips for your international financial services websites
If you run a financial services site and are going global with your product offerings, there are key actions which will improve your sites' SEO visibility. Most financial websites have a global web template which is used to roll out new versions of the …
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GUEST COMMENT The top five tips for ensuring responsive web design performance
Responsive web design (RWD) is the current buzzword but, despite it being around for more than two years, in many ways it's still in its infancy. Designers are faced with a fragmented and ever-changing landscape of devices, code frameworks and browser …
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Smartphones beat desktops for holiday shopping

Smartphones beat desktops for holiday shopping
For the first time, there's expected to be more people visiting retailers' websites through their smartphones than on desktop computers or tablets during the first weekend of the holiday shopping season that began on Thanksgiving Day. Mobile traffic …
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French chefs take fight to British with new best restaurants list
Its creators say it aggregates marks for thousands of restaurants around the world from 200 food guides, as well as participatory websites such as TripAdvisor, rankings including 50 Best and food reviews in the press. Some 3,000 international chefs …
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Thanksgiving Online Sales To Top $1.7B, 26% Of Purchases Made On Mobile

Thanksgiving Online Sales To Top .7B, 26% Of Purchases Made On Mobile
Adobe, which tracked over 100 million visits to some 4,500 retail sites so far today (including 80% of all online transactions from the top 100 U.S. retailers), says that over $ 1 billion has been spent so far online, and that the final figure is on …
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Black Friday 2015: the best UK deals
What's happening: The online retailer launches thousands of deals on Black Friday. How do I find out what's on offer? Sign up to the newsletter here. Best deals: Offers include up to £100 off washing machines, more than 25% off American fridge freezers …
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