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Just One Photo Could Have Hacked Millions Of WhatsApp Accounts - Forbes

Technology News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 09:00

Forbes

Just One Photo Could Have Hacked Millions Of WhatsApp Accounts
Forbes
Anyone using WhatsApp through their desktop browser could have had their messages silently snooped on and their accounts completely hijacked in the last two years, security researchers warned Wednesday. That's because of a flaw, believed to have been ...
WhatsApp and Telegram accounts could be hijacked by sending malware-laced imagesThe Verge
Flaw in web versions of WhatsApp, Telegram put accounts at riskZDNet
Facebook's WhatsApp and Telegram Patch Major Security FlawsFortune
PCWorld -Phys.Org -Nasdaq -Newsweek
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Chrome 57 restricts background tabs to 1% CPU, prolonging battery life - Ars Technica

Technology News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 08:50

Ars Technica

Chrome 57 restricts background tabs to 1% CPU, prolonging battery life
Ars Technica
Rejoice, Chrome users! With Chrome 57, released this week, your laptop might soon get more than three hours of battery life when you have multiple tabs open. In September last year, the Chromium team said changes were coming to Chrome's handling of ...
Chrome starts throttling background tabs to prolong battery lifePCWorld
New Chrome 57 update will finally stop Google's browser from melting your CPUBGR
Chrome Throttling Background Tabs to Improve Battery LifePC Magazine
ZDNet -The Verge -Mac Rumors -Tom's Hardware
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Hackers hijack Twitter accounts over Turkish diplomatic feud - WHIO

Technology News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 07:14

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Hackers hijack Twitter accounts over Turkish diplomatic feud
WHIO
London — Twitter says it has revoked access to block "a third-party app" apparently used to hack a number of accounts to broadcast pro-Turkish messages. It's not clear how many accounts were taken over late Tuesday but the targets appear to have been ...
Sorry for the Nazi spam from my Twitter accountGraham Cluley Security News
Twitter hack: third-party app breach sees scores of accounts hackedIT PRO
While you were sleeping, a message with a swastika took over TwitterThe Boston Globe
Bloomberg -BBC News -Reuters -NBCNews.com
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Galaxy Tab S3 Meant For Chinese Market Certified By FCC - Android Headlines

Technology News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 03:30

Android Headlines

Galaxy Tab S3 Meant For Chinese Market Certified By FCC
Android Headlines
A device that seems to be the Galaxy Tab S3 intended for the Chinese market was recently certified by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Whereas the recently announced Android-powered tablet bears the model number ...
Samsung's new Android tablet may cost as much as iPad ProCNET
Samsung's iPad Pro competitor will cost $600The Verge
Google Nexus 7 2017 vs Galaxy Tab S3 Specs: Nexus Tablet to Give Samsung's a Run for Its Money?Christian Post
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Samsung's QLED 4K TVs Now Shipping to Consumers and Stores: Our Analysis - 4k

Technology News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 01:32

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Samsung's QLED 4K TVs Now Shipping to Consumers and Stores: Our Analysis
4k
The 2017 Samsung QLED 4K HDR TV line that made so many heads turn in appreciation at CES 2017 has finally gone on sale and at least one of them is selling for a bit less than the original suggested MSRP prices released by Samsung in February.
Samsung Unveils Surprising New Designer TVForbes
Samsung Launches New Line Of Smart TVs That Learn What Viewers LikeMediaPost Communications
Samsung 'The Frame' TV is literally wall artCNET
Digital Trends -PC Magazine -Samsung Newsroom
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Here's another thing to worry about: Getting burnt by exploding headphones - Mashable

Technology News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 22:28

Mashable

Here's another thing to worry about: Getting burnt by exploding headphones
Mashable
A passenger warning has been issued after a woman's headphone batteries appear to have exploded on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne. SEE ALSO: The father of the lithium-ion battery has a new design that's 3 times better. In quotes supplied by the ...
Woman's headphones explode after she falls asleep on flight to AustraliaFOX31 Denver
Headphone batteries explode on flight to AustraliaYahoo News
Woman's headphones explode during flight to MelbourneNEWS.com.au
Stuff.co.nz -Pedestrian TV -CRN Australia
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Five Hours In, Mass Effect: Andromeda Is Overwhelming - Kotaku

Technology News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 15:53

Kotaku

Five Hours In, Mass Effect: Andromeda Is Overwhelming
Kotaku
I'm about five hours into Mass Effect: Andromeda, and so far, it seems like Bioware has created a behemoth of a sci-fi action RPG. Advertisement. Our review will drop later in the month, but for now, here's 20 minutes of the very first mission. Note ...
'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Has The Most Dialogue Of All Mass Effects By A MileForbes
Testing out the Mass Effect: Andromeda character creatorPC Gamer
Watch The New Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer TrailerGameSpot
VentureBeat -PlayStation LifeStyle -The Escapist -GameZone
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Roblox Unearths $92 Million to Challenge Microsoft's Minecraft - Bloomberg

Technology News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 14:47

Bloomberg

Roblox Unearths $92 Million to Challenge Microsoft's Minecraft
Bloomberg
As venture capitalists search for the next Minecraft, their latest bet is on a company called Roblox Corp., which makes a virtual world that happens to look a lot like Minecraft. Roblox said Tuesday that it raised $92 million in a financing round led ...
Roblox Has Raised $92 Million To Expand Its Gaming PlatformForbes
Cloud based gaming platform Roblox raises $92MTechseen
Roblox nabs $92 million to power its massive social gaming platform for kidsTechCrunch
Gamasutra -Silicon Valley Business Journal -Pocket Gamer.Biz -Silicon Valley Daily
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Gmail On Android Now Lets You Send & Request Money - Android Headlines

Technology News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:44

Android Headlines

Gmail On Android Now Lets You Send & Request Money
Android Headlines
Google has today announced that Gmail users can now send money via the Gmail app on their Android devices. This is essentially the result of the Gmail app gaining support for Google Wallet and marks the next step in the evolution of the pairing of ...
You can now send and request money in Gmail on AndroidTechCrunch
Gmail for Android now lets you send people money right in the appThe Verge
Android Gmail App Can Now Send MoneyPC Magazine
9to5Google -Forbes -VentureBeat -Droid Life (press release) (blog)
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Overwatch launches its latest hero, Orisa, on March 21 - VentureBeat

Technology News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:05

VentureBeat

Overwatch launches its latest hero, Orisa, on March 21
VentureBeat
Blizzard revealed today that the newest character for its team-based shooter is going live on March 21. Orisa is a tank, meaning she protect her team from damage. She's a robot made by a young African inventor, and she can also use a gravity ball to ...
Overwatch's new hero Orisa goes live on consoles and PC next weekPolygon
Overwatch's New Tank Hero Orisa Gets Release DateGame Rant
Overwatch's New Hero Orisa Is Going Live Next WeekShacknews
iDigitalTimes.com -PC Gamer -Mashable -The Escapist
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Microsoft Teams: What to expect if your company switches - PCWorld

Technology News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:30

PC Magazine

Microsoft Teams: What to expect if your company switches
PCWorld
Microsoft's new chat app tries to be the free alternative to HipChat, Slack and others. Email a friend. To. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. From. Privacy Policy. Thank you. Your message has been sent. Sorry. There was an error emailing ...
How Microsoft built its Slack competitorThe Verge
Microsoft's effort to reclaim its glory from $3.8 billion startup Slack begins todayBusiness Insider
Microsoft Teams goes live with new email integration, enterprise botsZDNet
SuperSite for Windows -Engadget -Network World -TechCrunch
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Tag Heuer's latest smartwatch is modular, still very expensive - Ars Technica

Technology News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:03

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Tag Heuer's latest smartwatch is modular, still very expensive
Ars Technica
$1,600 for a tricked-out Android Wear device that you can turn into a regular watch. Valentina Palladino - 3/14/2017, 7:00 AM. Enlarge · YouTube/Tag Heuer · reader comments 0. Share this story. Swiss watch manufacturer Tag Heuer is following up its ...
Tag Heuer and Intel are making another $1600 Android Wear smartwatchThe Verge
Introducing the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 Smart Watch with Google and Intel: CustomizableForbes
Intel and Tag Heuer Go Modular with $1600 SmartwatchTom's Guide
Engadget -Android Headlines -CNET -WIRED
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We-Vibe vibrator creator to pay damages after spying on user sex lives - ZDNet

Technology News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 09:53

ZDNet

We-Vibe vibrator creator to pay damages after spying on user sex lives
ZDNet
screen-shot-2017-03-14-at-12-21- Standard Innovation Corp. Sex toy company Standard Innovation Corp. has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit following allegations the company spied on customer sex lives without permission. Two women launched a ...
Maker of connected vibrator agrees to destroy sensitive user dataThe Verge
Sex toy maker ordered to pay £2.4 MILLION for spying on customers through their smart vibratorsMirror.co.uk
Smart sex toy maker that collected vibrator usage habits without consent to pay customers $10000 eachThe Independent
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You'll be able to run Android on your iPhone 8, with a twist - BGR

Technology News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 08:49

BGR

You'll be able to run Android on your iPhone 8, with a twist
BGR
Ever wished you could run Android on your iPhone? Well, it's finally possible, and it doesn't require any jailbreaks or other complicated hacks. That's the good news. The bad news is that it's still not the solution you might be looking for, it costs a ...
This case is literally an entire Android phone that you attach to your iPhoneThe Verge
How to transfer photos from Android to iPhoneUbergizmo
Indecisive People Rejoice: There's an iPhone Case That's Also an Android PhoneGizmodo
Engadget -9to5Google -SlashGear -Phone Arena
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Identity management software provider Okta files for today's second $100M IPO - TechCrunch

Technology News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 17:39

TechCrunch

Identity management software provider Okta files for today's second $100M IPO
TechCrunch
It looks like Snap's (at least perceived) successful IPO has officially opened the window: Following Yext officially filing for an IPO this afternoon, identity management software company Okta just dropped its official filing for an IPO. After much ...
Okta's Partner Connections Could Bolster Its IPOFortune
$1.2 billion security startup Okta files for its long-awaited IPOBusiness Insider
Tech startups Okta, Yext hope to ride Snap's IPO coattailsMarketWatch
ZDNet -SiliconANGLE (blog) -Normangee Star -ClickLancashire
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Ridiculous Rich Person Phone Brand Vertu Somehow Continues to Exist - Gizmodo

Technology News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 16:36

Gizmodo

Ridiculous Rich Person Phone Brand Vertu Somehow Continues to Exist
Gizmodo
Vertu, a company best known for making $10,000 Android phones (running software from 2014) and $190 USB cables, is somehow still in business. And even more astoundingly, someone is still interested in what it has to offer. Advertisement. According to ...
Exclusive Vertu Bought By Rich Turkish TycoonAndroid Headlines
Luxury phone maker Vertu changes hands yet againTechCrunch
Luxury phone maker Vertu bought by exiled Turkish businessmanCNET
Neowin -Phone Arena -TNW -Geeky Gadgets
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Lawsuit over Internet-connected sex toys settled for $3.75 million US - Ottawa Sun

Technology News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 15:56

Ottawa Sun

Lawsuit over Internet-connected sex toys settled for $3.75 million US
Ottawa Sun
An Ottawa maker of sexual aids has settled a lawsuit with a U.S. woman for $3.75 million US over concerns about the way the company handles data its products generate. In September, a lawsuit was filed in an Illinois court against Standard Innovation ...

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You'll Soon Be Able To Play PS4 Games On A Windows PC - Forbes

Technology News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 14:48

Forbes

You'll Soon Be Able To Play PS4 Games On A Windows PC
Forbes
Playstation Now might currently only serve up PS3 games, but that's about to change. Sony's streaming service allows you to play games that aren't downloaded to your system, and the company just announced that it will be bringing "several" PS4 games to ...
PS4 Games Are Coming To PlayStation NowGameSpot
Sony's PlayStation Now service will stream PS4 games to your PC later this yearThe Verge
PS4 Games Coming to PlayStation Now Later This YearPlayStation LifeStyle
Engadget -CNET -GameZone -Polygon
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New iPad Models Spotted in Device Logs - Mac Rumors

Technology News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 13:43

Mac Rumors

New iPad Models Spotted in Device Logs
Mac Rumors
Multiple new iPad models are being tested in Cupertino and the nearby Bay Area, potentially confirming rumors suggesting several refreshed iPads are launching in the near future. New iPad model identifiers have been spotted in device data collected by ...
Rumor: Apple's new iPad Pros could debut next week, with or without an eventAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Four new iPad models spotted in analytics, likely new rumored iPad Pro devices in testing9 to 5 Mac
New iPad models being tested around Cupertino, logs showTechCrunch
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Facebook to Devs: Stop Using Data for Surveillance - PC Magazine

Technology News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 13:23

TechCrunch

Facebook to Devs: Stop Using Data for Surveillance
PC Magazine
Facebook's user data is the company's lifeblood, sustaining the advertising platform of the world's largest social network. But it's not just advertisers who want that data: spies and law enforcement agencies would also like to get their hands on it ...
Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Provided Data Access for a Surveillance Product Marketed to Target Activists of ColorACLU of Northern California
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Facebook and Instagram Publicly Prohibit Surveillance of Users Following Coalition Demands | ACLU of Northern ...ACLU of Northern California
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