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Iain Thomson / The Register:
Galileo, Europe's alternative to GPS, went live last week   —  More accurate than American system and open to all  —  After a long and much-delayed 17-year gestation, Europe's answer to America's GPS system has been switched on.  —  The Galileo network will offer a free service with an accuracy …
Dec 18, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Alexander J Martin / The Register:
Web Of Trust browser add-on, downloaded over 140M times, pulled from Mozilla, Chrome, Opera add-on stores after it was caught selling users' browsing histories   —  Did the users consent to this?  Probably not knowingly...  A browser extension which was found to be harvesting users' browsing histories …
Nov 8, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context
Shaun Nichols / The Register:
Report: over 4.5M network appliances, IoT devices, and embedded systems vulnerable by reusing known private keys for HTTPS and SSH servers   —  IoT == Immensely Obvious Threat  —  Millions of internet-facing devices - from home broadband routers to industrial equipment …
Sep 7, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Chris Williams / The Register:
Microsoft details HoloLens' Holographic Processing Unit: TSMC-made, 24-core, performs 1T calculations/second, handles all environmental sensing and other inputs   —  How to make your own virtual reality brain  —  Hot Chips Microsoft today revealed a first look at the inside …
Aug 24, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Shaun Nichols / The Register:
Remote desktop tool TeamViewer introduces new security features after reports of PC and Mac hijacks   —  Stable door settles for bolt long after brief relationship with passing horse  —  TeamViewer is whacking anti-hacker protections into its remote-desktop tool - as its customers continue …
Jun 3, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
John Leyden / The Register:
Sensitive data of 55M Philippine voters, including passport info and 15.8M fingerprint records, leaked in massive breach   —  Megabreach: 55 MILLION voters' details leaked in Philippines  —  Election officials shrug: Yeah, we were hacked - but not of sensitive info...
Apr 7, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Chris Williams / The Register:
Thousands of web apps dependent on JavaScript module Left-Pad broken for a few hours after developer yanks it from NPM in protest   —  How one developer just broke Node, Babel and thousands of projects in 11 lines of JavaScript  —  left-pad pulled from NPM - which everyone was using
Mar 22, 2016, 10:50 PMIn context
Kieren McCarthy / The Register:
ICANN says it spent $2.5M in US lobbying this year, five times more than it has previously admitted to   —  How much has ICANN spent on lobbying US govt this year?  $2.5m  —  Under pressure, DNS supremo publishes political expenses  —  Domain name overseer ICANN has spent $2.5m …
Nov 20, 2015, 1:40 PMIn context
Darren Pauli / The Register:
Researchers demonstrate MITM attack on Samsung Note 4, Galaxy S6, S6 edge, showing phones connecting to a fake base station, enabling call snooping   —  Samsung S6 calls open to man-in-the-middle base station snooping  —  Research duo pop baseband chip in preliminary demo-hack
Nov 13, 2015, 10:50 PMIn context
Darren Pauli / The Register:
Researcher showcases new Chrome exploit that affects all Android versions, compromises device after visiting malicious site; vulnerability not made public   —  Latest Android phones hijacked with tidy one-stop-Chrome-pop  —  Chinese researcher burns exploit for ski trip.
Nov 13, 2015, 6:55 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
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