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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
The Equifax breach, affecting ~44% of US population, is possibly the worst leak of personal information ever and was handled poorly by the company   —  Consumer's most sensitve data is now in the open and will remain so for years to come.  —  It's a sad reality in 2017 that a data breach …
Sep 8, 2017, 7:35 AMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
How Google's political influence has waned: loss of Obama administration insiders, Eric Schmidt's bet on Hillary Clinton in 2016, rising unease with monopolies   —  Antitrust sentiment grows, so does skepticism about Google on both the left and the right.  —  Eight years ago, Google was on top of the world.
Sep 6, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
Federal judge dismisses libel suit against Techdirt from Shiva Ayyadurai, who claims he invented email, due to difficulty in defining email; appeal planned   —  Judge: Techdirt articles were opinionated and hyperbolic, but not libel.  —  A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed …
Sep 6, 2017, 5:07 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Symantec: “Dragonfly” hacker group has penetrated operational networks of multiple US and European energy companies that control key parts of the power grid   —  Intrusion into power companies' operational networks is a dramatic escalation.  —  Nation-sponsored hackers have penetrated …
Sep 6, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Android 8.0 Oreo review: fundamentals improve with reined in background processes, a new notifications layout, and better vendor support via Project Treble   —  We take a 20,000 word deep-dive on Android's “foundational” upgrades.  —  Android 8.0 Oreo is the 26th version of the world's most popular operating system.
Sep 4, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Real estate agent hit with 700 robocalls per day, halting her business for 5 days; at 2.4B robocalls per month in US, it's a major problem with no quick fix   —  Kim France gets a lot of calls—but nothing prepared her for receiving 700 a day.  —  As a real estate agent …
Sep 4, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft was an early player in AR, thanks to HoloLens, but is being superseded by Apple and Google, who focus on adding AR to software over expensive hardware   —  HoloLens was inspirational, but it's ARKit and ARCore that are going to win developers.  —  Stop me if you think you've heard …
Aug 31, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context
Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:
Garmin launches $299 Vivoactive 3 smartwatch with Garmin Pay and new sport profiles alongside $199 Vivosport and Vivomove HR activity trackers   —  Another $300 smartwatch that wants to be the best high-end fitness device.  —  Ahead of this year's IFA conference, Garmin announced new additions to its Vivo family of wearables.
Aug 31, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Eric Berger / Ars Technica:
Finland-based ICEYE raises $13M led by Draper Nexus to build and launch a constellation of small satellites for its Earth imaging service   —  “We're building something slightly less capable that's smaller, cheaper.”  —  The biggest thing in aerospace these days is the trend toward small things …
Aug 28, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Intel unveils first 8th gen processors, dubbed “Kaby Lake refresh”, based on an updated Kaby Lake architecture, claims 40% performance increase over 7th gen   —  No Coffee Lake or Cannonlake here; these are doubled up Kaby Lake parts.  —  The first “8th generation” …
Aug 21, 2017, 3:10 AMIn context

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