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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Microsoft was an early player in AR, thanks to HoloLens, but is being superseded by Apple and Google, who focus on adding AR to software over expensive hardware   —  HoloLens was inspirational, but it's ARKit and ARCore that are going to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
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers demo using a hidden chip in a replacement smartphone screen to log keyboard input, install malicious apps, and take pictures   —  Booby-trapped touchscreens can log passwords, install malicious apps, and more.  —  People with cracked touch screens or similar smartphone maladies …
Aug 20, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context
Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Game-chat app Discord expands beyond text and voice by rolling out video chat and screen-sharing to select users   —  Discord probably didn't need to add more major features to keep its 45 million users happy.  The free text and voice-chat service has exploded in roughly two years of public testing …
Aug 10, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
Mark Walton / Ars Technica:
AMD Threadripper 1950X review: the High End Desktop platform to beat, better than Skylake-X in almost every way, but needs robust cooling setup and power supply   —  Cheaper, faster, and more feature-rich than Skylake-X—what's not to love?  —  If Ryzen was a polite, if firm way of telling …
Aug 10, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context

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