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Global cybersecurity spending to grow 7% to $86.4BN in 2017, says Gartner

Analyst Gartner is projecting that worldwide spending on IT security products and services will grow seven per cent, year over year, to reach a total of $86.4 billion in 2017 — suggesting opportunities for security startups to tap into rising demand for specialist b2b services.<p>Within the …

GDPR

China cracks down on VPN vendors

<b>China's latest crackdown on those attempting to skirt state censorship controls has seen it warn e-commerce platforms over the sale of illegal virtual private networks (VPNs).</b><p>Five websites, including shopping giant Alibaba, have been asked to remove vendors that sell VPNs.<p>It is the latest in a …

Privacy

Turning To VPNs For Online Privacy? You Might Be Putting Your Data At Risk

Worried about Internet companies snooping on your online browsing? You might turn to something called a virtual private network to protect your privacy. But researchers say these networks can themselves be insecure.<p>Earlier this year, the federal government rolled back rules that would have …

Privacy

An iOS 11 feature could let you quickly disable TouchID and keep cops out

TouchID has always been a legal grey area when it came to cops and border patrol asking you to fork over your phone. But, with the new update in iOS 11, that no longer seems to be a problem.<p>The new feature is being referred to in some circles as a “cop button” because it allows the iPhone owner to …

Touch ID

Roku clamps down on pirate channels

When Roku introduced private channels, it meant them as a way for developers to try their content before setting it loose in public. Well, that's not quite how it panned out: pirates have been using the channels to stream bootleg material. And Roku isn't putting up with that behavior any longer.</i> …

Televisions

Samsung Galaxy Note7 teardown reveals the magic behind the phone's iris scanner

Samsung's Galaxy Note7 is touted by many reviewers as one of the best, if not the best, smartphones around today. Its most interesting features are …

The Most Dangerous Object Known To Humanity

Every August, the Perseid meteor shower delights skywatchers everywhere. While some years it’s a disappointment, either being washed out by a bright Moon or delivering a relatively sparse stream of particles for Earth to collide with, other years the show is spectacular. This year, in particular, a …

Astronomy

Is Microsoft VS code really open source?

I have been using MS VS Code since a while now and I am I really loving it. Although the other day I was having a discussion regarding editors with …

Software Development