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You can successfully hack a $2B cryptocurrency network with only $1.5M...
Blockchains may be secure by design, but researchers continue to show that the same is not true for the thousands of motley cryptocurrencies based on the technology. Husam Abboud, a cryptocurrency researcher at FECAP University in Brazil, has demonstrated
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-25 14:18 UTC
Yelp asks Googlers to make search fairer: Here's why...
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Yelp and TripAdvisor are leading a coalition called Focus on the User which has started a new campaign: it is urging Google employees to help make the company's search rankings fairer. The campaign e
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-25 07:02 UTC
Woman says her Amazon device recorded private conversation, sent it out to random contact...
A Portland family contacted Amazon to investigate after they say a private conversation in their home was recorded by Amazon's Alexa -- the voice-controlled smart speaker -- and that the recorded audio was sent to the phone of a random person in Seattle, who was in the familys contact list.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 21:59 UTC
China closes over 22,000 pornographic websites...
Over 1.75 million items were deleted in 390 cases, the National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications said in a statement. The campaign has focused on major cases, the office said, adding that more than 50 cases are currently being processe
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 14:15 UTC
The Best VPN Services of 2018...
It seems like everyone from hackers to governments is after your personal information, but a virtual private network (VPN) can protect you and your data from prying eyes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 13:11 UTC
BT launches ultrafast broadband with 4G back-up service BT Plus...
Youll be able to pick up FTTC or with and unlimited 4G backstop.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 13:01 UTC
The Best UK Broadband Deals for May...
PCMag UK is the authority on all the Best Broadband Deals for the UK
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 12:58 UTC
Google listens to New Zealand just long enough to ignore it...
'We can't delete court cases, and you can't make us' New Zealand courts are asking Google to take down content associated with current criminal proceedings, to the usual and resounding "No" from the Chocolate Factory....
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 04:56 UTC
Zuckerberg angers lawmakers at EU parliament meeting...
Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg left European Union lawmakers fuming over unanswered questions at the end of a hearing that began with a mea culpa for the company's recent privacy woes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 03:15 UTC
Anti-Monopoly Sentiment Flares Up Against Facebook, Google...
US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin urges the Justice Department to review whether tech companies, including Google, are becoming monopolies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 23:19 UTC
Amazon facial recognition software raises privacy concerns with the ACLU...
“People should be free to walk down the street without being watched by the government,” ACLU attorney Matt Cagle writes in a post tied to the news. “By automating mass surveillance, facial recognition systems like Rekognition threaten this freedom, posing a particular threat to communities already
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 23:19 UTC
China's secret goal is to crush Silicon Valley...
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China's share of the global venture capital industry is growing rapidly, along with a rise in tech unicorns. The trend threatens the supremacy of Silicon Valley.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 22:06 UTC
Silicon Valley tech bubble is larger than it was in 2000, and the end is coming...
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The peak in the tech unicorn bubble already has been reached, and with higher interest rates and stock market volatility returning, it's about to burst.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 22:05 UTC
Top 6 upcoming foldable smartphones in the market...
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There seems to be a barrage of upcoming foldable smartphones in the market, at least that is how brands are making it sound like, with some promising foldable screens as soon as 2018. Big players lik
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 11:29 UTC
What to buy: OnePlus 6, Samsung Galaxy S9, iPhone X...
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OnePlus has launched its much-awaited OnePlus 6 smartphone, today. With its high-end specs and features, it will compete with other flagships like Samsung Galaxy S9 and iPhone X for market share. Wh
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-05-18 05:57 UTC
Google's Hypothetical 'Selfish Ledger' Imagines Collecting All Your Data to Push You to Change Society...
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And yes, it's as disturbing as it sounds.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 01:19 UTC
Google Now Deindexing Some Web Pages Based on FDA's Administrative Agency Findings...
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A new Google policy calls for such deindexing based on administrative agency findings—without a court order—in cases where the agency is "charged
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-17 20:07 UTC
As the Web moves toward HTTPS by default, Chrome will remove “secure” indicator...
The browser is changing to flag the things that are dangerous, not the ones that are safe.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-17 20:03 UTC
OnePlus 6 launched in India starting at Rs. 34,999...
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The much-awaited OnePlus 6 smartphone has launched in India at an official event in Mumbai. The flagship phone is priced at Rs. 34,999 for the 6GB RAM/64GB configuration and Rs. 39,999 for the top-e
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-05-17 11:23 UTC
Symantec discovers 45 malicious apps on Google Play Store...
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Security research firm Symantec has discovered two new sets of malicious apps on the Google Play Store. The first set is of seven apps and the second set is of 38 apps. However, now the research firm
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-05-16 06:09 UTC
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