China cracks down on Twitter users critical of its government

It won’t surprise you to hear that China keeps a tight lid on homegrown social networks, but it’s now doing more to stifle free expression on outside networks, too. The New York Times reported that Chinese law enforcement recently began a crackdown on residents who post criticism of the government on Twitter, even though the […]

Microsoft issues emergency update to fix critical IE flaw under active exploit

Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has issued an emergency update that fixes a critical Internet Explorer vulnerability that attackers are actively exploiting on the Internet. The memory-corruption flaw allows attackers to remotely execute malicious code when computers use IE to visit a booby-trapped website, Microsoft said Wednesday. Indexed as CVE-2018-8653, the flaw affects all supported versions […]

The Critical Points: No More Fluff, Give Me the Bad News Straight

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Climate change situation is critical, here's how your car choices can help

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Car Buying,Used Car Buying,Emissions,Fuel Efficiency,Green Culture,Green Driving,Electric,Hybrid The U.N. report on climate change is devastating, but you can help. Continue reading Climate change situation is critical, here’s how your car choices can help Climate change situation is critical, here’s how your car choices can help originally appeared on […]

The Critical Points: Don’t Let Chase’s Shutdown Pattern Bite You

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7 Critical Rules for Maneuvering the Airplane Aisle

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These Critical Crisis Management Tips Will Make You a Better Friend

Life throws us curveballs without any warning. Some curveballs can come from nowhere and some send us signals they are coming but we choose for what ever reason to, ignore the signs. Nobody is immune to life’s curveballs. We live in a world where as a result of technology, we are exposed to natural disasters, […]

A Pussy Riot activist in critical condition after a suspected poisoning has landed in Berlin for treatment

Associated Press/Martin Meissner Pyotr Verzilov, the Pussy Riot activist who invaded the World Cup pitch in July and is believed to be poisoned, landed in Berlin, Germany, for medical treatment. Speculation has abounded that Verzilov is the next victim of poisoning, following the attack on Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom. Verzilov’s wife, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, told […]