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Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
US telcos can operate in Cuba as part of new reform, White House says   —  As part of a surprise move to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba, the White House announced that it would be “initiating new efforts” to help the island nation access the Internet.
Dec 18, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Windows Browser Ballot comes to an end as EC obligation expires   —  Microsoft will cease showing EU-based Windows users a selection screen offering a choice of different browsers to install, known as the browser ballot.  —  In December 2009, and after lengthy negotiations …
Dec 18, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
State-sponsored or not, Sony Pictures malware “bomb” used slapdash code   —  According to multiple reports, unnamed government officials have said that the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures was linked to the North Korean government.  The Wall Street Journal reports that investigators suspect …
Dec 18, 2014, 9:15 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
ICANN e-mail accounts, zone database breached in spearphishing attack   —  Unknown attackers used a spearphishing campaign to compromise sensitive systems operated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a coup that allowed them to take control of employee e-mail accounts …
Dec 17, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Jury begins deliberations in billion-dollar Apple iTunes trial   —  OAKLAND, Calif.—The long-running iTunes antitrust lawsuit against Apple has gone to a jury, which took the case after about three hours of closing arguments today.  The jury will make an unusual split decision …
Dec 15, 2014, 9:15 PMIn context
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
A quick look at Snapdragon 810, 2015's first flagship mobile chip   —  CES is almost here, and while most of the industry's biggest names (Apple, Google, and Microsoft, among others) either hold their biggest announcements for separate events or decline to show up at all, there's still plenty that happens there.
Dec 12, 2014, 9:00 PMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
Canada's Supreme Court rules warrantless searches of cell phones by law enforcement permitted upon arrest   —  Supreme Court of Canada: Cops can search your phone upon arrest  —  The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in a 4-3 decision that law enforcement can search someone's phone when they get arrested …
Dec 12, 2014, 12:15 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Nation-backed malware targets diplomats' iPhones, Androids, and PCs   —  Researchers have uncovered yet another international espionage campaign that's so sophisticated and comprehensive that it could only have been developed with the backing of a well resourced country.
Dec 11, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Xbox, Windows Store now accepting Bitcoin payments   —  You can now use Bitcoin to add funds to your Microsoft account.  —  Microsoft has added Bitcoin support to Microsoft accounts.  Bitcoin funds can be added to accounts to enable digital purchases from the Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox Games, Xbox Music, and Xbox Video stores.
Dec 11, 2014, 1:00 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Linux rootkit spyware has targeted governments, pharmaceutical companies in over 45 countries for years   —  Powerful, highly stealthy Linux trojan may have infected victims for years  —  Researchers have uncovered an extremely stealthy trojan for Linux systems that attackers have been using …
Dec 8, 2014, 10:00 PMIn context

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