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Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
The rise of cryptocurrency mining has created a global shortage of high-end graphics cards from Nvidia and AMD, driving up prices for retail gamers/buyers   —  “Cryptocurrency can't crash soon enough,” one gamer fumes.  —  The market for high-end graphics cards used to work like the market for almost any other piece of computer gear.
Jan 21, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:
Twitch debuts Video Producer that lets creators pre-record, post-produce, rerun videos; brings in four of YouTube's popular gamers to create exclusive content   —  Four of YouTube's most popular gamers will produce “exclusive” Twitch content.  —  The Amazon-owned video site Twitch announced it's introducing …
Jan 18, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Kaspersky Lab says it's found an Android spying app, likely by Italian vendors, that relies on five exploits to gain root access and can steal WhatsApp messages   —  Skygofree is among the most powerful spy platforms ever created for Android.  —  Last year, researchers found …
Jan 16, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
After an Oracle server exploit was published in December, reports surfaced of cryptominers on compromised systems; one attacker netted $226K+ worth of monero   —  Exploit published in December makes cracking unpatched Oracle servers easy.  —  In a report published on January 7 by SANS Technology Institute …
Jan 10, 2018, 6:10 PMIn context
Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:
Garmin launches its first GPS watch to store music, Forerunner 645, with 3.5GB storage that can save ~500 songs, starting at $449   —  Ready to hold 500 songs from iHeartRadio, iTunes, and other playlists. … Garmin's Vivoactive 3 provided a solid alternative to the Fitbit Ionic …
Jan 8, 2018, 7:40 AMIn context
Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:
Netatmo debuts Smart Home Bot, a Facebook Messenger chatbot for its own and partner devices like thermostats, cameras, smart lights, and blinds   —  Voice controls not your thing?  No problem.  —  While voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant are taking over the home …
Jan 7, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
A look at Secure Elections Act bill, proposed by a bipartisan group of US senators, which aims to eliminate paperless voting machines and promote routine audits   —  The bill reads like a computer security expert's wish list.  —  A bipartisan group of six senators has introduced legislation …
Jan 2, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
Samuel Axon / Ars Technica:
iPhone X's Face ID can't approve family purchases as Touch ID could, possibly due to family resemblance, requiring users to enter their passwords   —  Touch ID could be used before, but iPhone X owners must enter their passwords.  —  iPhone X owners have found that Face ID isn't available …
Dec 27, 2017, 12:20 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Rep. Marsha Blackburn proposes bill to ban site blocking and throttling but allow fast lanes and bar FCC from regulating ISPs as common carriers under Title II   —  FCC would be permanently barred from using Title II authority over broadband.  —  A Republican lawmaker is proposing …
Dec 19, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Facebook adds HTC Vive, SteamVR, and Windows desktop support to beta of Spaces, its first VR chat app   —  In a major about-face for the virtual reality teams at Facebook, the company announced a surprise Tuesday update to its VR “Spaces” app.  The social media service's first VR chat app …
Dec 19, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context

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