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News for The Golden Triangle Area in Mississippi

Drake's 'Views' Spends Eighth Week in a Row at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

Shared by Joe Mencis

billboard.com - Drake’s Views continues to reign atop the Billboard 200 chart, as the set spends an eighth consecutive week at No. 1. The album debuted in the penthouse, and has yet to depart the No. 1 slot. In th...

How the ‘insecurity of things’ creates the next wave of security opportunities

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techcrunch.com - Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. More than 5 billion IoT devices were installed in 2015. Gartner estimates this will grow to 20 ...

A Puzzling Projection Simulates What It’s Like to Live With Dementia

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wired.com - In a room toward the back of the Venice Arsenale, videos project onto the floor of a pitch-dark room into a rectangle of light. The 16 films, each just 16 minutes long, all begin with hand-drawn ar...

Jill Scott Marries Longtime Boyfriend Mike Dobson, Big Daddy Kane Performs

billboard.com - Congrats to soul singer Jill Scott, who married her longtime boyfriend Mike Dobson on Saturday (June 25). News of the quiet ceremony surfaced after the groom’s friend DJ Mars posted numerous Instag...

PunkeyPOS Impacts Millions via Infected Restaurants

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securityweek.com - During a recent investigation of Point of Sale terminals (PoS) in restaurants across the United States, PandaLabs researchers stumbled upon PunkeyPOS, a piece of malware designed to access credit c...

Kevin Gregg

Entrepreneur and business developer. Owner-operator of Infination Technology Solutions. Enjoy sports, music, humor, information services/security, privacy, and truth. Interested in protecting critical infrastructure, cybercrime, hacking, business ethics, international law, freedoms & justice.

Editor's note

The Boardtown Blast is a Beacon and Bugle for the Golden Triangle Area in North Mississippi. Enjoy a 'sip of our unique brand of Oddfellows Ale. Headquartered in Possum Town, The Blast covers events from LeFleur's Bluff to New Orleans, back up to Memphis, all along the Mississippi River, and up and down the Natchez Trace. Our primary focus is local event promotion, including but not limited to: sports, music, technology, education, business, real estate, health, arts, culture, entertainment, travel, science, and various happenings in all parts of society from many unique voices in our region.  Enjoy!

Security Researcher Finds a Way to Delete Any Video on Facebook

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news.softpedia.com - Pranav Hivarekar, a security researcher based in Pune, India, discovered a critical vulnerability on Facebook's platform that allowed him to delete any video he wanted. The problem was in a new fea...

Top IT official: Disabling security for Clinton server laid out 'welcome mat' for hackers | Fox News

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foxnews.com - A 2010 decision temporarily disabling State Department security features to accommodate Hillary Clinton’s private server effectively laid out a "welcome mat" for hackers and foreign intelligence se...

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Future, DJ Khaled & More Rock EpicFest in Los Angeles

billboard.com - One of the hottest tickets during BET Week was the second annual EpicFest at Los Angeles’ Sony Studios on Saturday (June 25). Among the performers who commanded the stage during the late afternoon ...

THAT FEELS GOOD , TOO official

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musicwemake.com - Justme 2016-06-25 00:37:27.059220 I'd produce a song for you. What's the best way to get your contact? I don't want to broadcast mine... A little more focus on your brand may be needed, just a thou...

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IBM Security Is a Finalist in Six Categories at the 2016 SC Awards

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securityintelligence.com - Director of Security Business Unit in the United Kingdom & Ireland, IBM Carmina leads the IBM Security business in the UK and Ireland to deliver high-value security solutions and services to client...

How IoT security can benefit from machine learning

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techcrunch.com - Ben Dickson is a software engineer and freelance writer. He writes regularly on business, technology and politics. Computers and mobile devices running rich operating systems have a plethora of sec...

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Why Was A Prominent Muslim Musician Gunned Down In Pakistan?

npr.org - One of Pakistan's best-known singers, Amjad Sabri, was gunned down Wednesday in the city of Karachi, in what police are calling a targeted killing. The attack occurred when the 45-year-old Sabri wa...

IRGC to target terrorists’ positions wherever they are: Commander

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theiranproject.com - TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour underlined the IRGC’s firm resolve to act decisively against terrorist and armed group...

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