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James Vincent / The Verge:
Second “celebgate” hacker pleads guilty to phishing 300+ Gmail and iCloud accounts, faces 5 years; neither hacker was charged with distributing stolen content   —  A hacker has pleaded guilty for his role in the “Celebgate” breach of 2014.  Edward Majerczyk faces up to five years …
Jul 4, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
iOS 10 adds voicemail transcriptions, phone spam detection, and an API for VoIP apps   —  Apple announced a whole raft of new communication focused features with iOS 10 at WWDC today, but really, what we're most looking forward to are voicemail transcriptions.  Why?
Jun 13, 2016, 3:50 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Score Assured, a startup which lets landlords vet potential tenants based on data from their social media accounts, faces backlash   —  A UK startup has developed software for landlords that lets them analyze potential tenants using data from their social media accounts.
Jun 11, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
The FAA has been testing the FBI's drone detection system at JFK airport   —  The Federal Aviation Authority is still looking for the best way to take down rogue drones.  The agency may have introduced new registration rules for quadcopters (signing up nearly 200,000 earlier this year) …
May 20, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Western Digital officially completes acquisition of SanDisk for around $16B   —  Western Digital has now officially purchased flash memory manufacturer SanDisk after regulator approval was passed earlier this week.  The agreement between the two storage companies was originally announced last October in a deal worth nearly $19 billion.
May 12, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
EU antitrust complaint against Android focuses on Google's prioritizing of its own services; Google says its business model keeps costs low, flexibility high   —  EU lodges formal antitrust complaint against Android  —  The European Union has notified Google of formal antitrust charges …
Apr 20, 2016, 5:45 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Google's updated version of TensorFlow allows for machine learning using distributed computing   —  Google has given its open-source machine learning software a big upgrade  —  Last November, Google opened up its in-house machine learning software TensorFlow, making the program that powers …
Apr 13, 2016, 1:12 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Apple is selling Microsoft Office 365 as an accessory for the iPad Pro   —  Apple wants the iPad Pro to replace Windows, and to convince customers it's bringing in a familiar face or two: Microsoft's Office Suite.  As part of the ordering process for the new iPad Pro, buyers are given the option …
Mar 24, 2016, 8:40 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Researchers create 5D data storage disc that holds up to 360 TBs, can withstand up to 1000 degrees C and last up to 13.8B years at room temperature   —  ‘Five-dimensional’ glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years  —  Photographs fade, books rot, and even hard drives eventually fester.
Feb 21, 2016, 5:40 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
GSMA announces new eSIM specification for smartwatches, fitness trackers, and tablets; Samsung's Gear S2 Classic 3G will be first device to use the new standard   —  Samsung's Gear S2 has the first certified eSIM that lets you choose carriers  —  The day the physical SIM card disappears is slowly getting closer.
Feb 18, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context

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