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Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Samsung's Galaxy S8 facial recognition feature can be fooled with a photo; Samsung suggests using fingerprint or iris scanning for more security   —  Samsung's newest security feature can easily be fooled.  —  The Samsung Galaxy S8, which launches April 21, has a new facial recognition feature …
Apr 1, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Department of Justice indicts three Russians, including two intelligence agency employees, and a Canadian in connection with 2014 Yahoo breach   —  Two members of a Russian intelligence agency “protected, directed, facilitated, and paid” hackers to break into Yahoo's systems in 2014 …
Mar 15, 2017, 11:47 AMIn context
Business Insider:
Planet Labs will acquire the satellite imaging unit Terra Bella from Google; source says deal is worth $300M+, Google will be a major shareholder of Planet Labs   —  Terra Bella, the satellite imaging company that Google bought about two years ago for $500 million, will be sold to mapping startup Planet Labs …
Feb 3, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Behind Pebble's demise: competition from Apple, difficulty paying suppliers, the fizzled Intel deal, and a disappointing collaboration with watchmaker Citizen   —  For a moment, it looked like the story would have a happy ending.  —  As struggling smartwatch maker Pebble discussed selling itself to Fitbit …
Dec 18, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Intermittent and random glitch with iPhone 7's new Lightning EarPods stops volume controls from working; Apple says fix coming soon   —  Some iPhone 7 users have found an annoying glitch with the wired Lightning EarPods that come with the iPhone 7.  —  The issue, which I've also experienced …
Sep 19, 2016, 6:50 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Apple AirPods review: intelligent pairing, impressive sensors, but mediocre sound, audio controls are convoluted, and they look awkward when in use   —  Nothing pairs better with a controversial move like killing the headphone jack from the most popular consumer product in history than releasing …
Sep 13, 2016, 6:41 AMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Apple invites media to event on Sept. 7 at 10AM PT at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, expected to announce new iPhones and updated Watch line   —  September 7 will be the day of the iPhone 7.  —  Apple sent invitations to the press for a September 7 product launch event …
Aug 29, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Tech Insider:
Sources: Nest is working on an outdoor version of the Nest Cam and new colored variants of the Nest thermostat   —  The current version of the Nest Cam.  —  What's next for Nest?  —  In a letter to employees obtained by The Verge, Nest's new CEO Marwan Fawaz hints at some new products coming soon.
Jun 9, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Tech Insider:
Sources: Jawbone has stopped making UP fitness trackers, sold the remaining inventory to a reseller at a discount to raise cash   —  Jawbone has stopped making its UP fitness trackers and sold its remaining inventory to a third-party reseller, sources familiar with the matter told Tech Insider.
May 27, 2016, 4:40 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Tech Insider:
Pebble lays off 40 employees, about 25% of staff, blames tough fundraising climate, has raised $26M over last 8 months on top of $20M Kickstarter campaign   —  Smartwatch company Pebble is laying off 25% of its staff  —  Pebble, the buzzy startup credited for being one of the first companies …
Mar 23, 2016, 2:04 PMIn context

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