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Nvidia settles class action with angry PC gamers over missing GTX 970 RAM

Nvidia settles class action with angry PC gamers over missing GTX 970 RAM When you buy a video card with 4GB of RAM, you would naturally expect it to actually have 4GB of usable RAM.That was not the case with the Nvidia GTX 970.

Here come the appeals: White House report attacks modern forensic science

Here come the appeals: White House report attacks modern forensic science The Justice Department and the FBI have both expressed concerns with the report.The FBI said that it “disagrees with many” of the report’s claims that it “makes broad, unsupported assertions regarding science and forensic science practice.

The Internet Archive just got a bit more useful - and a lot more political

The Internet Archive just got a bit more useful - and a lot more political The Internet Archive has been making waves lately, and not entirely by choice.The Internet Archive basically has two components: the website archive, called the Wayback Machine, and everything else, including databases of digitized books, music, movies, and more.

Government report finds that employers routinely use illegal, sexist dress codes

Government report finds that employers routinely use illegal, sexist dress codes The government inquiry into workplace dress codes comes after a woman was sent home from her temp job for refusing to wear high heels.Discrimination is still widespreadThe report said that "discriminatory dress codes remain widespread" despite the existence of the Equality Act 2010, which prohibits workplace discrimination.

Sweet judge forgives a super dumb traffic violation

Sweet judge forgives a super dumb traffic violation Getting a traffic ticket sucks, having to argue it in court is even worse.Judge Frank Caprio has heard every excuse in the book from law violators on his local show "Caught in Providence," but because he has a giant heart, he sometimes lets them off the hook.

U.S. House of Representatives approves Email Privacy Act, Senate up next

U.S. House of Representatives approves Email Privacy Act, Senate up next For about 31 years now, our electronic data — such as our email messages — has been protected by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).Now, the United States House of Representatives has passed a new Email Privacy Act that could address some concerns with the aging ECPA, as PCWorld reports.

How the UK government can hack your personal data

How the UK government can hack your personal data From the moment you set foot on British soil, your personal data could easily be accessed, or even hacked, by the government.Here's a provisional guide: Before you land, your data has already been sent to the UK's border agency for risk assessment.