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Today's global ransomware attack weaponized software updates
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When the Wannacry ransomware tore through the UK and Europe in May, there was a certain logic to the heightened scale of damage. Ransomware attacks were nothing new, but this one had a secret weapon, a sophisticated software exploit known as ...
Massive Ransomware Attack Hits Ukraine; Experts Say It's Spreading GloballyNPR
Pharmaceutical giant rocked by ransomware attackWashington Post
Ransomware Becomes Go-To Hack as Bitcoin Rallies, NSA Tools LeakBloomberg
BuzzFeed News -Yahoo News -WIRED
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Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users… and responsibility
“We're getting to a size where it's worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive force for good possible,” Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox told TechCrunch about the company ...
Mark Zuckerberg: 2 Billion Users Means Facebook's 'Responsibility Is Expanding'Forbes
Facebook, Inc. Hits 2 Billion Users -- But It Won't Stop ThereMotley Fool
2 billion people now use Facebook each month, CEO Mark Zuckerberg saysCNBC
The Verge -Digital Trends -The Mercury News -HuffPost
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Exclusive: New image confirms Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 design
Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 8 inches closer to release with each passing day. We're just over a month away from the phone's official unveiling, which is expected to take place in late August. As expected, the slow stream of leaks has now turned into ...
New Galaxy Note 8 Leak Highlights Samsung's Flawed DesignForbes
Samsung to release 'fandom' edition of Galaxy Note 7The Verge
Galaxy Note 8 CAD Renders Detail an S8+ With S Pen and Dual CamerasDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Ubergizmo -Android Headlines -Mashable -CNET
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Here Are All The Games Coming To The Mini SNES Classic Edition
Nintendo announced the mini retro SNES Classic Edition console today. It's the follow-up to the wildly popular, impossible to actually purchase NES Classic Edition that came out last year and has already been discontinued. The system comes with two ...
Star Fox 2 Programmer Is Surprised And Thrilled The Game Is Finally Coming OutKotaku
Nintendo's Star Fox 2 announcement surprised everyone — even its creatorsThe Verge
With Star Fox 2 finally on the way, Nintendo fans demand Mother 3 nextPolygon
IGN -Gizmodo -Fox News -TechCrunch
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The Verge
Can Pandora get its groove back? A roundtable discussion
The Verge
Pandora announced today that CEO Tim Westergren has stepped down from his role as chief executive and is giving up his seat on the board. This is the second departure for Westergren, who helped found the company and took it public. He transitioned to a ...
Pandora Ending Operations in New Zealand and Australia as CEO Steps DownMac Rumors
Pandora has gained 5 million users in the past 3 years, while Spotify has gained 100 millionBusiness Insider
As Spotify and Pandora struggle, Apple Music lowers its subscription pricesThe Mercury News
TechRadar -Stevivor -EFTM -Investor's Business Daily
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Stanford University News
Stanford research reveals extremely fine measurements of motion in orbiting supermassive black holes
Stanford University News
After 12 years observing black holes at the center of an amalgam of ancient galaxies, a multi-institution team, including Stanford's Roger Romani, may have recorded the smallest-ever movement of an object across the sky. Facebook; Twitter; Email. By ...
Astronomers discover orbiting supermassive black holes for first time in distant galaxyABC Online
Astronomers measure the trajectories of orbiting supermassive black
Confirmation of orbiting supermassive black holesNext Big Future
EurekAlert (press release) -Futurism
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8 tips for being productive on the iPad with iOS 10
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In my review of the iPad Pro 10.5, I said that most people should probably wait until all the productivity improvements coming in iOS 11 are available before buying one. But you didn't wait, did you, you maniac? You went out and bought one, and are now ...
The 13 biggest ways your iPhone will change after you install the new test version of iOSBusiness Insider
The best (and worst) of iOS 11Washington Post
Apple ceases signing of iOS 10.3.1 after release of iOS 10.3.2AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
BGR -Forbes -CNET -Mac Rumors
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Business Insider
Amazon is discounting a bunch of new smartphones for Prime members, but there's a catch
Business Insider
Nokia 6 The new Nokia 6 will be part of Amazon's latest crop of discounted phones for Prime members. Reuters. Amazon on Tuesday announced a number of new phones for its “Prime Exclusive Phones” program, in which the company sells discounted, ...
Moto E4, Nokia 6 & Others Join Amazon Prime ExclusivesAndroid Headlines
Amazon's latest Prime Exclusive Phones range from $79 to $199Ars Technica
Amazon Offers Prime Members More Discounted PhonesPCMag
CNET -Engadget -The Verge -SlashGear
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You can now request an Uber for anyone in your address book
Uber on Tuesday announced an interesting new feature: The ability to request Uber rides for other people, even if they don't have the Uber app on their phones. Don't Miss: This is seriously the greatest Fire TV accessory that has ever been created · In ...
Uber now lets you request a ride for someone elseTechCrunch
You can order an Uber for those who shun the appEngadget
Uber Is Now Allowing You To Request A Ride For Other PeopleTech Times
The Verge -SlashGear -CNET -Business Insider
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