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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 02:05:00 +0000
Google secretly logs users into Chrome whenever they log into a Google site Browser maker faces backlash for failing to inform users about Chrome Sync behavioral change.

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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 22:30:21 +0000
Firefox bug crashes your browser and sometimes your PC Bug affects Firefox on Mac, Linux, and Windows, but not Android.

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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 22:00:00 +0000
The race to ruin the internet is upon us Australia versus China versus Europe: It's a potent combination of ineptness and maliciousness, and the internet is about to change.

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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 20:47:07 +0000
Apple Watch 4, Amazon Echo devices, Google rumors (MobileTechRoundup show #445) Apple's new iPhones and watches are now available, Nintendo Switch Online is up, Amazon announced a ton of new devices, and Google is launching new devices soon.

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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:44:00 +0000
Google Pixelbook Chrome OS tablet, aka Nocturne, likely coming in October Google is holding a hardware event in October and in addition to the rumored Pixel 3 devices we are likely to see some kind of Chrome OS device or two. Kevin Tofel did some digging and made some intriguing discoveries.

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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:43:00 +0000
There is no one role for AI or data science: this is a team effort 'How quote-to-cash works in in any ERP is not something that you can teach a data scientist in two days.'

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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 12:00:03 +0000
I tried to buy a sweater on H&M's site, Firefox told me to stop You think all your favorite retail sites are secure? It appears they might not be.

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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:10:20 +0000
Wendy's faces lawsuit for unlawfully collecting employee fingerprints Restaurant chain faces class-action lawsuit in Illinois for breaking BIPA state law.

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Sat, 22 Sep 2018 08:10:00 +0000
Hacker gets a whopping 14 years in prison for running Scan4You service Ruslan Bondars run a "VirusTotal-for-crooks" operation from 2009 to 2017.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:09:00 +0000
Twitter notifies users about API bug that shared DMs with wrong devs Twitter said the API bug was active between May 2017 and early September 2018, for nearly 16 months.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:55:00 +0000
New Virobot malware works as ransomware, keylogger, and botnet Virobot will use locally installed Outlook instances to spam other users and spread a copy of itself.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:19:00 +0000
iPhone XS and XS Max reveals some battery surprises A teardown of Apple's new iPhone XS reveals a battery that's smaller than in last year's iPhone X.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:48:00 +0000
Thousands of WordPress sites backdoored with malicious code Malicious code redirects users to tech support scams, some of which use new "evil cursor" Chrome bug.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:33:00 +0000
Best accessories for your iPhone XS or XS Max Here are the very best accessories to help you get the most from your new iPhone.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:00:00 +0000
AI: The view from the Chief Data Science Office It's challenging to get data scientists where you need them. And if you're managing an AI project, better be prepared for handling moving targets. These are some of the results of a survey of chief data scientists and analytics officers that we recently concluded.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:34:00 +0000
The Death of the Gods, book review: Power in the digital age Demos researcher Carl Miller details how the internet has brought about profound power shifts that reach into every aspect of our lives.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:27:00 +0000
After riches and jail, Belarusian ex-hacker's life lesson? 'Don't steal from Americans. Ever' ZDNet talks to a former infamous hacker whose "mostly true" book offers a glimpse into the minds of Eastern Europe's cybercriminals.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:07:03 +0000
Small, flexible plaster uses ultrasound waves to monitor blood pressure inside your body The readings might be more accurate, too, considering how our blood pressure tends to rise in the doctor's office.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:53:08 +0000
Brazilian mobile market slows in H1 2018 Factors ranging from the diesel crisis to the dollar hike prompted a consumption slowdown, says IDC

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:21:00 +0000
With bionic mouse, robots fulfill ultimate destiny: Playthings for cats Sure it's gimmicky (so was the Roomba when it debuted) but it just might be the next home robotics category to take off

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