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Your battery status is being used to track you online

Battery status indicators are being used to track devices, say researchers from Princeton University – meaning warnings of privacy exposure have come to pass<p>A little-known web standard that lets site owners tell how much battery life a mobile device has left has been found to enable tracking …

Batteries

HummingBad malware infects 10m Android devices

Malware takes over phones and tablets, steals and sells information, installs apps and clicks on ads – and 300,000 devices in US, and 100,000 in UK, are affected<p>Over 10m Android devices have been infected with a new piece of malware called HummingBad, according to security firm Check Point.<p>The …

Cybersecurity

Apple confirms iTunes music deletion issue, has no idea what's causing it

Apple deleting music from Apple Music subscriber’s accounts has been a problem since the service launched last year, but after a blog post titled, “Apple Music stole my music. No, seriously,” by freelance composer James Pinkstone, the problem has taken center stage yet again.<p>For Pinkstone, the …

Thailand’s students reveal their vice — cheating by device | The Star

BANGKOK—Glasses with embedded cameras and smartwatches with stored information seem like regular spy equipment for the likes of James Bond, but for …

Students who use digital devices in class 'perform worse in exams'

Study finds use of computers by students in lectures and seminars has ‘substantial negative effect’ on performance<p>Allowing students to use computers and the internet in classrooms substantially harms their results, a study has found.<p>The paper published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology …

Education