Its in every device anyway.

Investigators discovered that a company called the NSO Group, an Israeli outfit that sells software that invisibly tracks a target’s mobile phone, was responsible for the intrusions. The NSO Group’s software can read text messages and emails and track calls and contacts. It can even record sounds, collect passwords and trace the whereabouts of the phone user.

Read it all, at the above link.


Tmobile Vs. Sprint

Well the great thing about my provider "Ting" I can swap carriers. So I personally used to have Sprint. Now I have a GSM 'Tmobile" provider. And let me just say, "They're not exactly the most powerful network."

Sprint was better.

What's more interesting is that on my phone I can swap in another SIM card from a burner phone. and self activate another SIM... as in, if I go over sea... I can buy a calling card real quick and  BLAMO  not pay international rates.



First Commercial Internet Domain Name Registered (1985)

A domain name is an address of a computer, organization, or other entity on a network, such as the Internet, that follows TCP/IP communications protocol. Domain names must be unique on the Internet and must be assigned by a registrar accredited by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. They typically include the type and name of an organization and identify the specific host server at the address. The first commercial Internet domain name was registered in 1985. What was it?

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Raymond Tomlinson "Mr. @"

Raymond Tomlinson - The man who put the "@" symbol in email addresses.

Has gone over to the other side, at the ripe age of 74.

"Raymond Tomlinson, the computer programmer who in 1971 invented email as it is known today and in the process transformed the “at” sign — @ — from a sparely used price symbol to a permanent fixture in the lives of millions of computer users around the world, died on Saturday at his home in Lincoln, Mass. He was 74.

His daughter Brooke Tomlinson McKenzie confirmed the death but said that the cause had not been determined.

In the late 1960s and early 1970s Mr. Tomlinson was working at a research and development company, Bolt, Beranek and Newman, on projects for the Arpanet, a forerunner of the Internet that was created for the Defense Department. At the time, the company had developed a messaging program, Sndmsg, that allowed multiple users of a time-share computer to send messages to one another. But it was a closed system, limited to users of a single computer."