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 2017-09-19 00:16 

The Next Web

Popular Steam extension could be spying on users... +

A popular extension that helps gamers buy and sell digital goods on the Steam platform is now attempting to track their movements all over the web. Steam Inventory Helper, or SIH, today prompted users to accept new permissions that, according to Redditor ...

 2017-09-19 00:16 

The Register

Sexploitation gang thrown in clink for 171 years after 'hunting' kids online and luring them in front of webcams... +

Youngsters tricked into performing sex acts for pervs Four men have joined their two accomplices behind bars for tricking young girls into performing sex acts online so they could film them.…...

 2017-09-19 00:16 

channelnews.com.au

Breaking News: CBS Raises Ten Offer Ahead Of Creditors Meeting... +

Ahead of the second creditors meeting scheduled for today, American broadcaster CBS has increased its offer, thereby directly taking on rival bidders Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon, who recently increased their offer too. CBS’s revised offer is se...

 2017-09-19 00:08 

CNET

Traeger Timberline 850 Grill review: Traegers smart smoker makes food to die for... +

If youre patient and have money to burn, the Traeger Timberline 850 pellet smoker delivers outstanding barbecue, but cheaper propane grills are far more practical....

 2017-09-19 00:05 

Mashable

Porsche's gorgeous electric sports car looks to knock off Tesla's Model S in 2019... +

The Porsche Mission E concept car is now slated for a 2019 launch at a price point of around $85,000, which will compete with Tesla's Model S. ...

 2017-09-19 00:05 

Mashable

The iPhone's Waze app is getting a big Spotify update... +

No more switching between apps. ...

 2017-09-19 00:05 

Mashable

Equifax was allegedly hacked months before the massive breach — by the same criminals... +

Equifax was allegedly hacked in March, months before a second breach announced in September that impacted 143 million Americans. ...

 2017-09-19 00:04 

GeekWire

How this father-daughter founding team landed a spot in Techstars with their automotive startup... +

Jere Lansinger needed some business advice. After spending more than four decades working as an automotive engineer for Chrysler,Lansinger was tinkering around witha new idea in his garage. So he called up his daughter, Diane Lansinger, a veteran of Micro...

 2017-09-19 00:01 

channelnews.com.au

D-Link Introduces Two New MU-MIMO Routers... +

Two new routers featuring MU-MIMO technology have been launchedby D-Link in Australia. Both the new DIR-882AC2600 EXO MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router and the new DIR-878 AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router take advantage ofMU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple Input ...

 2017-09-19 00:00 

BGR

T-Mobile fixed its bad Apple Watch data plan... +

Welp, that didnt take long. T-Mobile has fixed the data plan its offering for the Apple Watch Series 3 to include LTE data, rather than the throttled 3G-speed plan it was initially ha...

 2017-09-18 23:59 

TechCrunch

U.S. Senate votes to oust Russian security software vendor Kaspersky from federal use... +

Following a directive from the Department of Homeland Security last week banning the use of Kaspersky Lab security software in the executive branch, the U.S......

 2017-09-18 23:55 

channelnews.com.au

Google Face Backlash For EU Proposal, Offers To Auction Web Spaces... +

Following a record $2.9 billion from the EU’s European Commission for anti-trust actions, Google has received backlash for its revised proposal which details the actions it intends to take to become compliant. Reports state the revisions are also de...

 2017-09-18 23:51 

TechRadar

You better get a screen protector because iPhone repair prices have gone up... +

Careful with your new iPhone. If you don't have AppleCare+, getting the screen fixed will cost more for certain models....

 2017-09-18 23:50 

TechCrunch

Chinas JD.com announces $500M e-commerce and fintech joint ventures in Thailand... +

Roll up, roll up... there's another e-commerce mega deal in Southeast Asia courtesy of a Chinese investor. Following on from Alibaba's $1 billion deal with.....

 2017-09-18 23:50 

CNET

2017 Land Rover Discovery review: Street-friendly Discovery is easier to live with, still likes it dirty... +

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery is just as capable on a trail as the model it replaces, but it's now more refined and efficient on the boulevard. However, cabin tech that lags far behind the competition keeps it from receiving our highest recommendation...

 2017-09-18 23:42 

GeekWire

Amazon Web Services shakes up cloud pricing with per-second billing... +

Pay by the hour for cloud computing? That’s so last decade. Amazon Web Services today announced a new pricing structure that lets users pay by the second for Linux instances on its Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Elastic Block Store (EBS) ser...

 2017-09-18 23:41 

BGR

A $2.8 billion fine isnt Googles only legal problem in Europe... +

Google has been dealt a nasty verdict in one of its European antitrust cases. After many years of investigations and attempted settlements, the EU a few weeks ago found Google to have abused its po...

 2017-09-18 23:41 

Ars Technica

Uber: We don’t have to pay drivers based on rider fares... +

Contracts allow rider fares to be higher than what is known and paid to drivers....

 2017-09-18 23:40 

ZDNet

Infosys steps up US hiring as more top talent flees... +

These twin developments may just be a key trend to watch across the Indian IT services landscape in the coming years....

 2017-09-18 23:40 

Engadget

Red Sox reportedly cheated with a Fitbit, not an Apple Watch... +

Reports that the Boston Red Sox cheated in games with an Apple Watch may have been slightly off the mark. A source speaking to Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo claims that the team used a Fitbit device, not Apple's smartwatch. It's not ...

 2017-09-18 23:38 

Digital Trends

Tank vs. tankless water heaters: Why tankless is not always the best choice... +

Tank vs. tankless water heater: Which is better? While some people think tankless is the better choice, that's not always the case. Here, we lay out the pros and cons to each, so you can make a more informed decision when shopping around. The post Tank vs...

 2017-09-18 23:37 

The Register

Someone checked and, yup, you can still hijack Gmail, Bitcoin wallets etc via dirty SS7 tricks... +

Two-factor authentication by SMS? More like SOS Once again, it's been demonstrated that vulnerabilities in cellphone networks can be exploited to intercept one-time two-factor authentication tokens in text messages.…...

 2017-09-18 23:31 

VentureBeat

Someone unlocked Switchs hidden NES Golf game... +

Over the weekend, the Switchbrew Nintendo Switch homebrewclaim they found a copy of NES Golf hidden inside the system software for the hybrid home/handheld console, and now someone else says they have unlocked it.Over the weekend, the Switchbrew Nintendo ...

 2017-09-18 23:31 

Digital Trends

The best head-up display units take top tech, bring it to your car for safety... +

Head-up display units are becoming commonplace in new cars, but you dont have to trade in your older model just to get one. Here are four aftermarket solutions that let you modernize your current ride. The post The best head-up display units take top tech...

 2017-09-18 23:30 

USA Today

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Equifax says it was hacked in March, months before latest breach... +

The information raises further questions about whether Equifax did enough to protect customer data....

 2017-09-18 23:20 

VentureBeat

Shasta announces Camera Fund for AR and computer vision companies... +

Entrepreneurs building companies around augmented reality, virtual reality and computer vision have a new funding source to help kick-start their businesses. Shasta Ventures announced a new Camera Fund today thats designed to provide an early infusion of ...

 2017-09-18 23:19 

The Next Web

Equifax breach proves bad employees are worse than good hackers... +

The recent Equifax data breach has prompted a congressional review of the company’s security practices. This follows the announcement that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is also investigating the company. What, at first, appeared to be a situation whe...

 2017-09-18 23:19 

BGR

Netflix sent a Stranger Things bar the best cease-and-desist letter youve ever seen... +

As far as cease and desist letters go, youll be hard pressed to find one more charming than the one Netflix recently sent to the purveyors of a pop-up Stranger Things themed bar located in t...

 2017-09-18 23:15 

Digital Trends

Heres how to download music from Youtube and listen on any device... +

Ripping audio from Youtube has never been easier, but there are so many tools out there, which ones are the best? In this guide, we teach you how to download music from Youtube, with a couple of our favorite methods. The post Here’s how to download ...

 2017-09-18 23:11 

BBC

[ Technology ]

Slow drive?... +

Electric cars have had a lot of publicity recently, but petrol and diesel engines are far from dead yet....

 2017-09-18 23:11 

CNET

Red Sox may have used Fitbit, not Apple Watch, to steal signs... +

Apple's smartwatch was initially identified as possibly helping tip off what pitches were going to be thrown by the New York Yankees....

 2017-09-18 23:10 

TechCrunch

Global Learning XPRIZE awards $1 million each to final five teams... +

The Global Learning XPRIZE, an international competition to create educational software, has reached its penultimate stage: 5 teams out of an initial pool of.....

 2017-09-18 23:09 

Digital Trends

Pi takes wireless charging to new level, can power your iPhone from a foot away... +

Pi, a charger engineered by a team of MIT graduates, uses electromagnetic fields to power iPhones, Android phones, and more over the air. It took three and a half years to develop, and it's shipping in the coming months. The post Pi takes wireless chargin...

 2017-09-18 23:09 

Engadget

Pi can wirelessly charge your phone from a short distance... +

Despite Apple finally releasing phones with wireless charging, the technology has actually been around for several years. And the fact is, charging via a pad is still kind of a pain -- you can't really use them when they're being charged and you...

 2017-09-18 23:05 

Mashable

Apple's version of Venmo won't be ready until later this year... +

The company new peer-to-peer payments feature, which lets you exchange money via Apple's Messages app, won't launch until later this year, Apple confirmed....

 2017-09-18 23:03 

Bleeping Computer

Locky Ransomware switches to the Ykcol Extension for Encrypted Files... +

Today anew Locky Ransomware variant was discovered by Stormshieldmalware analystcoldshellthat switches to the .ykcol extension for encrypted files. It is important to note that if you are infected with this ransomware, you are not infected with the Ykcol ...

 2017-09-18 23:01 

Techdirt

The Most Popular Mod For Fallout 4 Is The One That Removes The Title Screen Crawl For Bethesda's 'Creation Club'... +

You may recall that a few years ago, Valve attempted to rollout a platform for video game modders to make money from their efforts. It was an altogether messy attempt for any number of reasons, but chief among them was that the modding community and ecosy...

 2017-09-18 23:00 

Digital Trends

Apple Pay Cash wont be available in iOS 11 until later this fall... +

The final version of Apple's iOS 11 is launching on September 19, but its Apple Pay Cash card feature won't be available until this fall. Using the cards in the Wallet app, users can send and receive money through iMessage. The post Apple Pay Cash wonR...

 2017-09-18 23:00 

Hackaday

Hackadays London Meetup Was A Corker... +

Upstairs at the Marquis Cornwallis pub in central London, around 75 Hackadayers convened, ate well, drank well, and were generally merry. Nearly everyone in attendance brought a hack with them, which ......

 2017-09-18 22:59 

GeekWire

Is the world falling apart? Bill Gates says that its never been better and hes out to prove it... +

Bill Gates gets a firsthand look at some of the world’s gnarliest problems through his philanthropic work attempting to eradicate disease and improve the quality of life in developing parts of the world. The Microsoft co-founder would probably get a...

 2017-09-18 22:58 

GeekWire

Health tech startup Saykara emerges from stealth mode with AI voice transcriber for doctors... +

Another Seattle startup has emerged from stealth mode: Saykara, a health technology company developing an AI-fueled voice scribe that aims to be the Amazon Alexa for hospitals. The service uses artificial intelligence tools to transcribe and sort through ...

 2017-09-18 22:57 

VentureBeat

Future Family launches fertility test for men... +

When the topic of fertility comes up, we often think of women. Future Family is trying to open up the discussion to include men, as it argues that inalmost 40 percent of infertility cases, the male partner is either the sole or contributing cause. The Sil...

 2017-09-18 22:56 

Digital Trends

Mazdas famous rotary engines could return to as part of a hybrid-electric sports car... +

The next evolution of Mazda's rotary engine might develop electricity instead of pure horsepower. Patent filings and industry gossip suggest the company will use a small Wankel engine as a range extender for its next sports car. The post Mazdas famous rot...

 2017-09-18 22:53 

BGR

The Moon is about to do something it only does once every 28 years... +

The total solar eclipse that occurred this summer drew incredible excitement from even casual sky gazers, but our moon is about to perform a feat that is much more rare, and you probably haven...

 2017-09-18 22:52 

GeekWire

Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess to take over as mayor until November election... +

The Seattle City Council has elected Councilmember Tim Burgess to serve as interim mayor until Cary Moon or Jenny Durkan is elected in November. Burgess will be Seattle’s third mayor in a month, taking over for Councilmember Bruce Harrell, who accep...

 2017-09-18 22:45 

VentureBeat

3 things you need to know about augmented reality in China... +

The potential of AR is firmly into the spotlight for global technology companies. Keen not to miss out on what some say could be bigger than the smartphone itself, Chinese tech juggernauts Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, and others are investing heavily in AR th...

 2017-09-18 22:43 

BetaNews

Google Code-in 2017 lets students win prizes while learning about open source... +

Open source is changing the world, and it is important that children get educated on the subject as early as possible. Its a competitive workforce out there, and students need to be prepared. Of course, learning about open source doesn't have to be a chor...

 2017-09-18 22:42 

Digital Trends

iPhone 8s A11 Bionic chip demolishes the competition in recent benchmark tests... +

Apple's processors have long outperformed the competition, and it looks like things are no different with the new A11 Bionic chip, at least according to the latest benchmark test results. The post iPhone 8’s A11 Bionic chip demolishes the competitio...

 2017-09-18 22:40 

Gizmodo

A Running List of Uber's (Predictably Lukewarm) Apologies... +

On Monday, Uber apologized after Uber Bangalore sent out a totally inappropriate promotional message for Wife Appreciation Day, offering users a discount on UberEATS in order to let your wife take a day off from the kitchen....

 2017-09-18 22:33 

TechCrunch

Equifax was reportedly hacked almost five months before its first disclosed date... +

Equifax learned about a major breach in its systems in March, well before it disclosed a massive breach earlier this month thatincluded sensitive.....

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