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Remote management app exposes millions of Android users to hacking

Poor implementation of encryption in a popular Android remote management application exposes millions of users to data theft and remote code execution attacks.

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‘Distributed guessing’ attack lets hackers verify Visa card details

Add credit card fraud to the list of things that distributed processing can speed up. An e-commerce site will typically block a credit card number after 10 or 20 failed attempts to enter the corresponding expiry date and CVV...

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When will your phone get Android Nougat?

Our continually updated list has all the latest details, announcements, and rumors to give you the best possible picture of when you'll get Android 7.0.

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How to find out if your iPhone 6s is eligible for free battery replacement

Apple is offering to replace batteries for free on certain iPhone 6s smartphones that shut down randomly: Here's how to find out if yours qualifies

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What happens when a country cracks down on fake news? Ask China

The current debate over fake online news has one country feeling vindicated: China. For years, its controversial censorship system has been cracking down on so-called "online rumors," and last week a state-controlled newspaper...

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AWS makes CI, microservices moves for devs

AWS Code Build and AWS Step Functions help with software builds and complex distributed apps

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Twitter gets new product head and team from app startup Yes

Twitter has swallowed social app developer Yes and is also getting a new product head as part of the deal.

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NetSuite's going global under Oracle's flag

As part of Oracle, cloud software provider NetSuite plans to localize its products for many more countries while expanding its data-center capacity, sales operations, partner channel and other assets to reach customers in those new...

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AWS looks to take the drudge work out of data analysis

The new service is designed to be a fully managed data catalog and ETL (extract, transform, load) system.

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Juniper boosts cloud analytics, machine learning tech with AppFormix buy

Looking to bolster its cloud analytics and machine learning technologies, Juniper today announced its intention to buy startup AppFormix for an undisclosed amount. AppFormix brings streaming analytics and machine learning...

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Smartwatches wear out their welcome with Motorola

Don’t expect to see a third generation of the Moto 360 anytime soon.

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Western Digital releases series of Raspberry Pi disk drives

Western Digital today released two hard drives and an SSD specifically developed for the Raspberry Pi micro PC.

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No courage: Microsoft still requires audio jack port in Windows phones

Apple said it took "courage" to remove the audio jack port from the iPhone 7 and replace it with wireless audio. Microsoft hasn't yet mustered the courage to cut the aging port.

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Windows 10 posts user-share gains after multi-month stall

After a two-month stretch of no growth, Windows 10 in November gained user share, powering more than a quarter of all Windows PCs for the first time, new data showed.

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Major cybercrime network Avalanche dismantled in global takedown

Law enforcement agencies have dismantled a major cybercriminal network responsible for malware-based attacks that have been harassing victims across the globe for years.

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GM's self-driving tech will stop the car if you're inattentive

GM's upcoming semi-autonomous "Super Cruise" system lets drivers take their hands off the steering wheel, but the technology can determine a driver’s responsiveness and will stop the vehicle automatically if you're not paying...

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AWS Lambda adds C# support

Functions for the cloud-based compute service now can be built using Microsoft’s managed code language

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The mysteries of the GPU in Apple's iPhone 7 are unlocked

Users have praised the performance of Apple's A10 Fusion chip in the iPhone 7, but its underlying graphics architecture may not be so new after all.

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