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Google plugs more services vs Heartbleed; bug biting millions of Androids

While Google was quick to patch its services to close the security hole caused by the Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL, the same bug may still be hounding millions of Android devices worldwide.<p>Google patched most of its services last week (including Search, Gmail, YouTube, Wallet, Play, Apps, and App …

Dropbox stands firm on privacy, despite Heartbleed risk and board appointments

Dropbox says it is committed to security and privacy, despite admitting that its services were vulnerable to the Heartbleed internet encryption …

78% of Organizations Experienced a Data Breach in the Past 2 Years

When Target publicly confirmed that the credit and debit accounts of 40 million customers had been compromised in December, many consumers received a …

Google Play Still Tops iOS App Store Downloads, And Now Narrowing Revenue Gap, Too

Android’s position as the most dominant smartphone platform worldwide is also having an impact on mobile app download growth, and now, increasing revenue. Google’s app marketplace, Google Play, saw 45% more downloads that Apple’s iOS App Store in Q1, according to a new report out this morning from …

Microsoft launches personal Office subscription, including iPad editing, for $7 per month

According to a tweet from Microsoft(s msft), 12 million people downloaded the Office iPad(s AAPL) app in the first week since it launched on March …

Google's Project Ara wants to revolutionize the smartphone industry within a year

The night before Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division was supposed to show off the one and only functional Project Ara prototype to a room full of eager developers, someone dropped the phone and broke the display. At <i>any</i> other product reveal, this worst-case scenario would be a …

BlackBerry's Next Move May Be A Phone That Keeps You Healthy

Prophecies abound of BlackBerry's demise, but the Canadian smartphone company is still making investments -- including collaborating with Patrick Soon-Shiong, founder of health care IT company NantHealth and mobile innovator NantMobile, to create what Soon-Shiong calls a "novel" …

Apple CarPlay coming to Pioneer's in-dash systems this summer

Apple CarPlay in an aftermarket dash system? You bet! And you may not even need to spend a dime. Pioneer's NEX line of five in-dash head units, priced from $700 to a whopping $1,400, will score CarPlay compatibility through a firmware update in early summer. NEX owners with an iPhone 5, 5c or 5s …

Heartbleed: 95% of detection tools 'flawed', claim researchers

Some tools designed to detect the Heartbleed vulnerability are flawed and won't detect the problem on affected websites, a cybersecurity consultancy has warned.<p>The Heartbleed flaw, which undermined the common security software for internet connections called OpenSSL, caused mass panic last week due …

Here's Amazon's phone: six cameras and a 4.7-inch screen

Rumors of an Amazon-made phone are nothing new, but today the rumors enter reality more firmly: what you see above is what <i>BGR</i> claims is the Amazon's first phone. "Whoa, that's super ugly!" you might be saying. <i>Cool it</i>, that's just an enclosure around the device itself preventing prying eyes (like …

Google sells out of ‘Cotton’ Glass model in hours

Google's one-day Google Glass sale has proven to be a success. In just a few short hours, the white "Cotton" version of the wearable has sold out.<p>"Wow, what a morning! We're happy to see so many new faces (and frames) in the Explorer Program," the Google Glass team wrote on its Google+ page. "Just …

Samsung Says Tizen Phones Will Arrive Before August

Samsung has lifted the lid on its plans for Tizen, after Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of the Korean firm’s product strategy team, told Reuters that it will launch smartphones running the Linux-based mobile operating system during its second quarter of business in 2014 — which runs April-July.<p>…

Samsung Galaxy S5 sales double S4, driven by 4G

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is flying off the shelves, selling twice as many as the Galaxy S4 on launch day in the UK, with more than 9 out of 10 phones sold signed up to 4G contracts.<p>UK mobile phone retailers Phones 4U and Carphone Warehouse have revealed that sales of the S5 were more than double that …

How Cryptocurrencies Can Curb Government Power

Stripe now supports it, as does Square. Gaming behemoth Zynga is taking notice, while some companies have even offered to pay staff salaries with it. This thing even has its own ATM. We’re not talking cash or even gold doubloons though. We’re talking Bitcoin, baby.<p>Cryptocurrency is based on the …

How Android 5 Can Lock Manufacturers Tightly In To Google's Ecosystem

The discovery of some reworked icons (posted by Android Police) points towards a refresh of Android’s user interface in the next iteration of Google’s mobile operating system, but Android 5 can do more than change the look and feel of the world’s most popular smartphone OS. It can bind the …

New Atlas

Rich Haridy May 27, 2018<p>​In 2017, China revealed an ambitious masterplan to lead the world in both AI research and deployment by 2030.​ It has been …

Colorful Pipes In The Dalles

These pipes carry water in and out of Google's The Dalles, Ore., data center. The blue pipes supply cold water and the red pipes return the warm water back to be cooled.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone fingerprint sensor hacked

Researchers show 'spoofing' of fingerprint system, warning lack of 'lock-out' security makes flagship less safe than iPhone (updated)<p>The fingerprint security on Samsung's flagship Galaxy S5 phone has been hacked by a German team, who warn that its implementation is less secure - and its …

Microsoft's Outlook.com Lets Users Import IMAP-Enabled Email

Microsoft today announced Outlook.com users can now import email from IMAP-enabled email providers, including Yahoo Mail. The addition is part of the service’s import wizard, which lets you keep your old email addresses, but manage them all from Outlook.com.<p>To import your Yahoo Mail into …

It Took Just Four Days to Hack the Samsung Galaxy S5's Fingerprint Scanner

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It took German "researchers" at SRLabs just four days to created a fake fingerprint using wood glue …

Take A Look At The Office Where Reddit Employees Control The Front Page Of The Internet

For such a well-trafficked site, Reddit keeps its number of employees relatively low and uses an unapologetically retro site design, yet it's a near-bottomless source of news and humor for the Internet-at-large every single day.<p>Its New York office operates out of a coworking space, but here's a …

Canadian Teen Is the First Hacker Arrested for Exploiting Heartbleed

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Last week, the world was made aware of Heartbleed, a flaw in a widely used security protocol that …

Lenovo's Plans To Acquire IBM's X86 Server Business Could Be Its Best Strategic Decision Yet

It has been a little over three months since Lenovo and IBM agreed to an acquisition of IBM’s x86 (Intel-based) server business. I’ve held back writing on this because I first wanted to talk with many of IBM’s ecosystem partners, their competitors, IBM, and of course, Lenovo. After talking with …