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Swift network bank thefts 'linked' to Sony Pictures hack

Unique code signatures shared between malware used in multiple bank attacks suggest involvement of hacking group named ‘Lazarus’, Symantec says<p>Security researchers Symantec have found clues in the malware used as part of an attack on banks via the international financial messaging network Swift, …

Sony Pictures

Amazon's cloud boss told us something that should terrify a $140 billion industry

There's no question Amazon is turning the screws on the $140 billion data-center-tech industry.<p>Amazon has grown to become the largest player in the rapidly growing cloud industry as its cloud platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), celebrates its 10-year anniversary.<p>And in the process, AWS has sent …

Destiny’s exotic-weapon merchant Xur won’t have an exotic weapon this weekend

Developer Bungie has goofed, and it won’t fix it this week.<p>Every Friday in Bungie’s sci-fi shooter Destiny, a merchant named Xur appears in its central tower. This is a big deal for Destiny diehards, because he always brings an exotic weapon with him. Well, except for this week. When Xur popped up …

Technology

The Elder Scrolls Online review: other people

ESO is missing the spark that got us lost in Skyrim and Morrowind<p><i>Editor's Note: With The Elder Scrolls Online, Bethesda Softworks and developer Zenimax Online Studios aren't aiming at MMO fans alone. Instead, ESO is being heralded as a full Elder Scrolls experience. This isn't surprising in the</i> …

iFetch Is The Perfect Balm To Soothe The Conscience Of The Lazy Dog Owner

A new Kickstarter project takes all the work out of playing fetch with your dog, replacing your throwing arm with a nifty gizmo and keeping your hands drool-free. It’s essentially a more basic pitching machine that requires no human intervention, but the iFetch looks like an incredibly useful tool …

Sony hints a new SmartWatch is coming next week

Sony's SmartWatch was part of a rush of smartphone-connected watches released between 2010 and 2012, as developers looked to update Dick Tracy's wristwear for a world full of Android and iOS devices. But the Kickstarter-funded Pebble swept many of them away, gaining the kind of cultural cachet that …

3D Printing Arbitrage Is The New Hotness

As the 3D printing space heats up and home printers gain ground, there’s a new breed of startup that aims to grab the transactional costs associated with connecting printers and people. The first one I saw (and used), MakeXYZ.com, launched last February. Now the space is about to be inundated with …

Blind Chinese dissident at NYU given iOS devices loaded with tracking software and spyware

not an iPad<p>Reuters has an interesting story on Chinese dissident/activist Chen Guangcheng who currently is at NYU on a Fellowship. Apparently he was given an iPhone and an iPad with tracking and spying software aboard.<p>The devices were screened by NYU technicians within a few days and were found to …

Leaked iPhone 5S photos show new flash — not much else

Don’t expect much to change with the iPhone 5S’s design — at least, judging from leaked photos from MacRumors.<p>The site has nabbed the closest look yet at what could be Apple’s next iPhone, but, sticking true to the minimal design changes in Apple’s iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4S, the only major external …

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Associated Press News

Gigaom | The best slides from the closing arguments in the Apple ebooks case

Advertisement<p>Apple(s aapl) and the Justice Department made closing arguments in the ebook pricing case Thursday. Apple argued that a ruling against …

Hong Kong's Pink Dolphins Dwindle to Just Dozens

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First Protester Dies as Brazil Protests Reach 1 Million People

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A teenager was killed when a Jeep slammed into a crowd of demonstrators in Brazil last night, but …