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Palo Alto Networks says new malware threatens 800 million Apple devices

MADRID (MarketWatch) — A new, ugly malware threat could be lurking for millions of Apple Inc. customers.<p>The new family of malware, dubbed WireLurker, …

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Xiaomi, The Chinese Smartphone Company That's Crushing Everyone, Is Earning A Lot More Money Than People Realize

Xiaomi is currently trying to raise $1 billion in funding, the Journal reports. As part of the fund raise, it has a document detailing its financial performance. The Journal saw that document, and it reports the following:<p>A table in the document showed that Xiaomi's net profit last year rose 84% to …

Android Lollipop Hit By Big Battery Life Problem

<i>Update: Google has officially marked the bug as ‘Fixed‘ on its Android Developer Forum. Android Senior Developer Trevor Johns stated: “This issue has been fixed in the latest builds, and this issue is now considered resolved. Thanks everyone.”</i><p><i>The thread has also been locked to stop further comments</i> …

New iOS malware spreads through infected desktop software

iPhone users are usually considered safe from malware, but a new report from Palo Alto Networks suggests that reputation may be about to change. Palo Alto's researchers have discovered a bug called Wirelurker, which the company says may have already impacted hundreds of thousands of users. The bug …

Why Legalizing Medical Marijuana Will Make Investors Extremely Wealthy

I never thought I’d see more people invest in marijuana than smoke it.<p>But those investments are exactly what’s about to happen given a recent survey from some of the most influential and social analysts in the BioPharma space. In fact, according to Investing.com and our research, two-thirds (2/3) …