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Google confirms Android flaw that led to Bitcoin theft

Google has confirmed a flaw in Android's operating system, which could make Bitcoin digital wallets vulnerable to theft.<p>Android security engineer Alex Klyubin penned a blog post on Wednesday outlining the root cause of the vulnerability.<p>"We have now determined that applications which use the Java …

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Message unread: Silicon Valley's secret, failed bid to save BlackBerry

Could switching to Android and focusing on business have turned the company around?<p>In the summer of 2012, just a few months into the job, RIM (now BlackBerry) CEO Thorsten Heins was trying to guide the company through an ongoing crisis. The stock price had slipped to an eight-year low; BlackBerry …

Hannah Anderson Breaks Silence Online

Carl Icahn Takes A Large Position In Apple And Asks To Buyback More Stock Now

Carl Icahn tweeted that he had taken a large position in Apple and that he had talked with Tim Cook to express his opinion about doing a larger buyback now. There isn’t a filing showing up in the SEC’s EDGAR system yet but that is the site to check if one gets filed.<p>Apple spent $16 billion last …

The Sequester Is Limiting Our Protection From Extraterrestrial Threats

Brian Resnick @b_resnick<p>Aug. 13, 2013, 10:13 a.m.<p>For­get cut­backs on bath­room clean­ings at na­tion­al parks or the fur­lough of thou­sands of …

DOJ Suit Seen Delaying, Not Killing Big Airline Merger

The government's decision Tuesday to oppose the merger of US Airways and American Airlines stunned airline analysts, but many predicted the deal eventually will win go through.<p>"Given that other airline mergers were approved, this was a surprise," University of Richmond transportation economist …