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Kim Zetter / Wired:
Researchers find Chrome vulnerability that may allow hackers to download videos from streaming sites like Netflix or Amazon Prime   —  For years Hollywood has waged a war on piracy, using digital rights management technologies to fight bootleggers who illegally copy movies and distribute them.
Jun 24, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Peter Rubin / Wired:
Lucasfilm's ILMxLAB and Magic Leap partner to produce mixed-reality Star Wars content   —  You're used to C-3PO being diplomatic and prissy, wringing his droid hands over any and every little setback.  You're used to him sticking close to R2-D2.  What you're probably not used to, though …
Jun 16, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Davey Alba / Wired:
Facebook Messenger's home tab on mobile now organizes the app into recent messages, favorites, active users, messages awaiting a response, and birthdays   —  Facebook wants to make Messenger the app to anchor a post-app Internet that lets you do everything within a chat.  Need an Uber?
Jun 16, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Apple boasts using differential privacy techniques, like sub-sampling and noise injection, to collect data while protecting user privacy, but some are skeptical   —  Apple, like practically every mega-corporation, wants to know as much as possible about its customers.
Jun 13, 2016, 11:00 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Jun 13, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Garrett M. Graff / Wired:
As traditional polling methods become unreliable, Civis, a startup founded by Obama campaign alums, uses its databases to more effectively target polls   —  During primary season, when they were still mainly just spectators to the 2016 presidential race, Dan Wagner and David Shor had a routine they liked to observe on election nights.
Jun 12, 2016, 3:25 PMIn context
Cade Metz / Wired:
What's next for The DAO as the Ethereum-based organization pauses to investigate and repair flaws, after raising $168M from 10K investors   —  The Decentralized Autonomous Organization is a venture capital firm, like Andreessen Horowitz or Kleiner Perkins.  It chooses new ideas and businesses to invest in.
Jun 7, 2016, 4:10 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
OnePlus 3 to launch globally on June 14 without an invite system   —  When the remarkable OnePlus One arrived two years ago, it made people reimagine the $300 smartphone.  But it also made everyone reimagine how they buy a phone, with an invitation-based system as frustrating as it was arcane.
Jun 1, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Cade Metz / Wired:
Facebook and Microsoft partner to lay highest capacity transatlantic internet cable yet, connecting Virginia and Spain with a bandwidth of 160Tbps   —  Facebook and Microsoft are laying a massive Internet cable across the middle of the Atlantic.  —  Dubbed MAREA—Spanish for “tide” …
May 26, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers demonstrate ability to pinpoint users of Grindr, other gay dating apps with “colluding” trilateration attack   —  A few days ago, I warned my wife that the experiment I was about to engage in was entirely non-sexual, lest she glance over my shoulder at my iPhone.
May 21, 2016, 6:15 AMIn context

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