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Darlene Storm / Computerworld:
UK tech firm designs system using emoji instead of PIN numbers for online banking, says they are harder to hack, easier to remember   —  Will banks allow four emojis to replace PIN numbers?  —  Smiling sun, flames, guitar, penguin... that is just one combination of emojis that a person might use …
Jun 16, 2015, 7:40 AMIn context
Lucas Mearian / Computerworld:
Android Auto, set to debut in Hyundai's 2015 Sonata, will mirror smartphones on in-car infotainment system   —  Hyundai becomes first to use Android Auto in production cars  —  Hyundai today announced it will begin using Android Auto in vehicles this year, making it the first carmaker …
May 26, 2015, 11:40 PMIn context
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Google to stop providing updates and security patches for Chrome on Windows XP at year's end   —  Google to pull Chrome plug on Windows XP at year's end  —  Google on Thursday announced it will shut down support for Chrome on Windows XP at the end of the year.
Apr 17, 2015, 6:00 AMIn context
Tim Hornyak / Computerworld:
Samsung introduces 128GB 3-bit NAND flash memory chip aimed at middle to low-end smartphones   —  Samsung chip could bring 128GB storage to cheaper phones  —  The flash storage module is aimed at mass market devices  —  Samsung Electronics has developed flash memory storage …
Mar 19, 2015, 11:45 PMIn context
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Microsoft: malware removal tools have eliminated Superfish adware from 250K Lenovo PCs by March 4   —  Joint effort guts Superfish  —  Microsoft earlier this week said that search-and-destroy work by it, Lenovo and other software makers has reduced the daily number of Lenovo PCs found infected with the Superfish adware to below 1,000.
Mar 16, 2015, 8:25 AMIn context
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Conn. AG launches Lenovo-Superfish ‘crapware’ probe   —  Three days after Chinese computer maker Lenovo promised to flush “crapware” from its consumer PCs, Connecticut's state attorney general announced a probe into the company's practice of bundling adware.  —  Lenovo confirmed receiving Jepsen's information request.
Mar 3, 2015, 11:50 AMIn context
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Google amends vulnerability disclosure policy, vendors working on a fix can request 14-day grace period beyond Project Zero's 90-day deadline   —  Google relaxes strict bug disclosure rules after Microsoft grievances  —  Google today relaxed its strict 90-day vulnerability disclosure that put …
Feb 15, 2015, 9:40 AMIn context
Lucian Constantin / Computerworld:
Flash Player faces its third zero-day flaw in a month, updates coming   —  Adobe Systems warned users that hackers are exploiting another unpatched vulnerability in Flash Player — the third one in the past month — to infect computers with malware.  —  There are reports that the vulnerability …
Feb 2, 2015, 8:40 PMIn context
Grant Gross / Computerworld:
White House declines to act on petitions to fire Aaron Swartz prosecutors   —  The White House has declined to act on two petitions, collectively signed by 90,000 people, that called for the president to fire the federal prosecutors who charged the late Internet activist Aaron Swartz with computer hacking.
Jan 8, 2015, 8:10 PMIn context
Michael Kan / Computerworld:
ZTE Grand Max X Plus prepaid smartphone with 6-inch display, 4G LTE, 5 megapixel front facing camera coming to Cricket this week for $200 off-contract   —  ZTE attacks US prepaid handset market with 6-inch smartphone  —  ZTE sees big promise in the U.S. prepaid handset market …
Jan 6, 2015, 12:50 AMIn context

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