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Submission + - T-Mobile may offer signal boosters to fleeing subs (bgr.com)

zacharye writes: T-Mobile intends to offer cellular signal boosters to customers looking to switch carriers due to poor reception at home, according to T-Mobile watcher TmoNews. The move appears to be part of a new program intended to slow service quality-related cancellations, which are apparently a significant problem for the nation’s No. 4 carrier. Beginning on September 7th, T-Mobile will seemingly begin offering in-home signal boosters “when a customer triggers for cancellation of service due to poor in-home coverage,” according to a purported leaked internal memo to T-Mobile staff...
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Submission + - Reset Glitch Hack enables Xbox 360 to run Linux (gamepron.com)

UgLyPuNk writes: It’s always fun to make things into something they’re not. We’re guessing that’s why this bunch of French Xbox 360 modders have taken Microsoft‘s gaming console and hacked the motherboard to run a version of Linux (which in turn is used to run an N64 emulator and a copy of F-Zero X).

Submission + - Google One of Many Victims in SSL Certificate Hack (computerworld.com)

JohnBert writes: "A Dutch company that issues digital certificates used to authenticate websites said that several dozen other websites in addition to Google have been affected by a security breach.

The company, DigiNotar, issues SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and EVSSL (Extended Validation) certificates, which are validated by Web browsers to ensure people are not visiting a fake website that is trying to appear legitimate.

DigiNotar is what's called a Certificate Authority (CA), an entity that sells digital certificates to legitimate website owners. But DigiNotar issued a digital certificate for the google.com domain, a mistake that could allow a skilled attacker to intercept someone's e-mail."

Comment Re:why I use Linux (Score 1) 189

Don't get your undies in a bundle Sally. I wasn't referring to this particular subject at all. The poster implied that the only reason he doesn't use Linux is because of people like the original poster (also somewhat implying that he accepts that Linux is superior). My example was that if there is a superior product, if you would choose not to use it because of the users of the product, that would make you an imbecile. My last comment was to point out that there are idiots among all operating systems therefore one should not judge the OS by it's user base. So, count to 10, take some Pamprin and have a little lie-down.

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