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Disney’s Fox acquisition means the end of Hulu as we know it

It’s not going away — but it will look very different.<p>Hulu used to answer to three different bosses — Disney, Fox and Comcast — each owning an equal stake in the streaming service. Now it will have one boss: Disney.<p>The entertainment giant has agreed to buy most of 21st Century Fox for about $60 …

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As Bitcoin Storms Past $15,000, These Maps Reveal Where It's Most Popular

Bitcoin is setting the world alight.<p>Bitcoin is on fire. Just hours after the cryptocurrency reached an all-time high of $12,000, it surged on …

Cryptocurrency

The practical guide to fighting ransomware

Close your eyes for a second. Imagine you are in charge of an IT security team in an enterprise, where the headcount is measured in the thousands. …

Information Security

Judge sets March 19 trial date for AT&T, Time Warner case

The Justice Department's lawsuit to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner has a trial date: March 19, 2018.<p>In a short initial status conference on Thursday in the United States District Court for Washington D.C., Judge Richard Leon said the trial will last around three weeks and that he expects a …

Anheuser-Busch orders 40 Tesla trucks

Anheuser-Busch is getting Tesla's trucking party started with an order for 40 of its new electric semi-trucks.<p>The Budweiser brewer says this is part of its strategy to reduce the company's carbon emissions by 30% by 2025.<p>"At Anheuser-Busch, we are constantly seeking new ways to make our supply …

Tesla

How To Store Your Bitcoin As Securely As Possible

It seems like every few months we hear what's basically the same story about someone who bought a bunch of bitcoin but lost access to it once the …

Bitcoin

Steve Wozniak says Tim Cook sent him an iPhone X, compares Steve Jobs to Elon Musk in new interview

<i>Image via @MishManners</i><p>Speaking at the Pivot Summit in Geelong, Victoria today, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak shared a few new tidbits about his experience with the iPhone X so far and his thoughts on Face ID vs. Touch ID. Woz also offered up a few anecdotes about his years working with Steve Jobs. …

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The most damaging hacks and data breaches of 2017, so far

Criminals set their sights high in 2017, leading to the theft of personal information for millions and serious financial losses. Here are the attacks …

Satori botnet: Mirai successor awakens with zero-day powers and over 280,000 bots in 12 hours

Security experts say that Satori botnet can propagate rapidly, essentially making it an IoT worm.<p>1 of 3<p>A new massive IoT (Internet of Things) botnet …

Google Rolls Out New Chrome Security Feature to Combat Microsoft - ExtremeTech

By on December 7, 2017 at 12:51 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The internet can be a marvelous …

Keylogger Found on Nearly 5,500 Infected WordPress Sites

Nearly 5,500 WordPress sites are infected with a malicious script that logs keystrokes and sometimes loads an in-browser cryptocurrency miner. [...]

Massive Breach Exposes Keyboard App that Collects Personal Data On Its 31 Million Users

In the digital age, one of the most popular sayings is—if you're not paying, then you're not the customer, you're the product. While downloading apps …

Apple mistakenly starts promoting Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV ahead of release [U]

<i>Update: Now available!</i><p>As we approach the new year, Apple has two promises left to fulfill: the iMac Pro and Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV. While all has gone quiet about the former, it appears that we’re finally nearing a launch for Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV…<p>As noted by Spanish Apple news …

Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt, and others give $150 million to Steve Case’s Middle America startup fund

Steve Case — cofounder of AOL and creator of the Rise of the Rest tours, which highlight startup activity in places outside of Silicon Valley — has secured $150 million for a new venture capital fund. He has procured backing from some big names in the Valley for the fund, which is also called Rise …

These are all the Android devices updated to fix KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability

In October 2017, a big vulnerability with the WPA2 Wi-Fi standard was discovered. Referred to as KRACK, this is a vulnerability that essentially …

Apple Pay Cash money transfers are available in the US

Apple had to rush-release iOS 11.2 to tackle a nasty date-sensitive bug, leaving hopeful Apple Pay Cash users twiddling their thumbs. Thankfully, you haven't had to wait too long -- Apple's money transfer service is rolling out in the US. As promised, you can add a virtual Apple Pay Cash card to …

Cybercrime: 'We've only seen the beginning,' expert warns

If you think 2017 was a bad year for cyberattacks, just wait to see what happens in the coming years, one cybersecurity expert warns.<p>“We’ve only seen the beginning,” Dr. Eric Cole, CEO of Secure Anchor and former CTO of McAfee and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), told FOX Business. “Cybercrime is big …

FCC revisited: Net neutrality changes are misleading and not benign

Opinion: Upon finding updated but disturbingly unofficial source documents, David Gewirtz recants his earlier statement that the FCC changes are …

NASA receives transmission from a spacecraft that’s 13 billion miles away from Earth

Nasa has picked up a transmission from a spacecraft that’s 13 billion miles away from Earth.<p>The Voyager 1 probe has been zooming through the void for …

Security: Making yourself a hard target for hackers is easier than you think

Even following the most basic advice can provide a barrier to stop hackers and cyberattacks.<p>We seem to be in the grip of a data breach epidemic. …