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Kate Knibbs / Gizmodo:
Russian malware SoakSoak infects 100k+ self-hosted WordPress sites, uses known vulnerability in RevSlider plug-in   —  Report: Mysterious Russian Malware Is Infecting 100,000+ Wordpress Sites  —  A Russian malware called SoakSoak has infected over 100,000 Wordpress sites since this Sunday, turning blogs into attack platforms.
Dec 15, 2014, 11:25 PMIn context
Eric Limer / Gizmodo:
Samsung Gear VR: a better, simpler version of the original Rift that lacks content at launch   —  Samsung Gear VR Review: Hell Yes I Will Strap This Phone to My Face  —  The Oculus Rift is an awesome virtual reality headset.  Google Cardboard is an awesome one too.  But what if you could have the best of both?
Dec 14, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context
Chris Mills / Gizmodo:
YouTube is experimenting with a built-in GIF maker tool for videos   —  YouTube Now Lets You Make GIFs From Videos  —  Making short GIFs of YouTube videos is a pretty well-established practice now — so much so that there's dozens of websites dedicated to this finest of art forms.
Dec 11, 2014, 11:40 PMIn context
Mario Aguilar / Gizmodo:
Shazam Now Has a Built-In Music Player Powered by Spotify and Rdio   —  Today the Shazam apps for iOS and Android are getting a big update that could completely change how you use the sound ID service.  Don't worry, you'll still be able to Shazam songs on the fly as before, but now …
Dec 10, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Matt Novak / Gizmodo:
FCC: smartphone theft a problem with 3.1M stolen in 2013, but new security measures helped   —  59% of robberies in San Francisco involve the theft of a smartphone  —  Thefts involving smartphones are on the rise according to a new FCC study.  In 2013, 3.1 million Americans had their smartphones stolen.
Dec 7, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Shane Roberts / Gizmodo:
The Best Black Friday Deals   —  You've reached our hub for 2014's Kinja Deals Black Friday coverage.  The deals are already coming in, so start saving right now.  Be sure to check out Kinja Deals for our year-round deal and product coverage, and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal.
Nov 27, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
Alissa Walker / Gizmodo:
Google and Garmin altered directions to the Hollywood sign on behalf of nearby homeowners to keep tourists away   —  Why People Keep Trying to Erase the Hollywood Sign From Google Maps  —  The Hollywood Sign might be one of the most recognizable things on Earth.  In Los Angeles, it's also one of the most visible.
Nov 23, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Sean Hollister / Gizmodo:
How Magic Leap Is Secretly Creating a New Alternate Reality   —  Don't you hate it when someone claims to have a magical new technology, but won't tell you how it works?  When I saw that a super stealthy startup called Magic Leap had raised $542 million to make animals appear out of thin air …
Nov 21, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Mario Aguilar / Gizmodo:
NYC announces LinkNYC a free gigabit speed wi-fi network; construction will start in 2015   —  The Plan to Turn NYC's Old Payphones Into Free Gigabit Wi-Fi Hot Spots  —  Today, the New York City mayor's office announced the winning bid to transform the city's existing payphone infrastructure.
Nov 17, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Alissa Walker / Gizmodo:
Amazon testing deliveries through Flywheel taxi hailing app in San Francisco and Los Angeles   —  Your Next Amazon Prime Delivery Might Arrive By... Taxi?  —  Forget drones, Amazon has been experimenting with a far more innovative method of providing same-day delivery to its customers.
Nov 5, 2014, 3:40 PMIn context

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All the coding ladies  —  Much has been said about women in technology this week as a result of Barbie once again, letting down the female population (or more appropriately, humankind as a whole) …