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US Officials Invite Hackers to Attack Pentagon - Voice of America

April 18, 2016 - 6:07pm

Voice of America

US Officials Invite Hackers to Attack Pentagon
Voice of America
April 18, 2016 6:30 PM. Every year, the Pentagon spends hundreds of millions of dollars protecting its computer systems from hackers. But for the next few weeks, U.S. defense officials are changing their strategy: they're inviting hackers to attack the ...
Pentagon Will Reward Hackers Who Find Security Problems on Its WebsitesABC News
If You Can Hack The Pentagon, The DOD Would Like To Give You MoneyNewsy
"Hack the Pentagon" Begins Today for a Select Group of HackersInverse
RT -BBC News -ITV News
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Longtime Facebook VP Mike Vernal joins Sequoia Capital - TechCrunch

April 18, 2016 - 5:14pm

TechCrunch

Longtime Facebook VP Mike Vernal joins Sequoia Capital
TechCrunch
Mike Vernal, a Facebook VP who has spent the last eight-plus years at the company, most recently leading its search, profile, local and developer platform product groups, is leaving the company to become a venture capitalist at Sequoia Capital.
Facebook Executive Mike Vernal Departs For SequoiaForbes
Facebook exec Mike Vernal joins Sequoia CapitalUSA TODAY
One of Facebook's longest-serving execs is leaving to become a startup investorBusiness Insider
Re/code -Bloomberg
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Rep. Ted Lieu calls on Congress to investigate SS7 exploit - AppAdvice

April 18, 2016 - 5:09pm

AppAdvice

Rep. Ted Lieu calls on Congress to investigate SS7 exploit
AppAdvice
In an earlier report, we informed you of a security flaw in cellular carrier technology that could leave any mobile phone, regardless of its manufacturer, wide open to snooping and tracking by hackers. United States Rep. Ted Lieu, D-California, is ...
Hackers only need your phone number to eavesdrop on calls, read texts, track youComputerworld
Congressman calls for probe of longstanding mobile security flawEngadget
Widely Used SS7 Standard Still Vulnerable A Year LaterAndroid Headlines - Android News
PC Magazine -Tom's Guide -Digital Trends -TIME
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The Park Launches on May 3 for PS4 & Xbox One - PlayStation LifeStyle

April 18, 2016 - 4:23pm

PlayStation LifeStyle

The Park Launches on May 3 for PS4 & Xbox One
PlayStation LifeStyle
Marking developer Funcom's first console release since Dreamfall: The Longest Journey in 2006, first-person horror game The Park is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on May 3 in North America and Europe. Playing as Lorraine, a mother whose son ...
Our 20 Most Anticipated Spring Video GamesTIME
Microsoft's Xbox One spring bundle gets you four games and a 1TB hard driveNeowin
Buy an Xbox One 1TB Spring bundle for $349, get four great gamesWinBeta

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Cheating? Don't Do It On This High-Tech Mattress - Huffington Post

April 18, 2016 - 3:10pm

Huffington Post

Cheating? Don't Do It On This High-Tech Mattress
Huffington Post
Reacting to a report that Spain has a high rate of infidelity, a Spanish mattress firm didn't take the news lying down, the Local in Spain reports. Durmet developed the Smarttress and its “Lover Detection System.” Twenty-four ultrasonic sensors measure ...
Track all your partner's infidelities with this smart mattressEngadget
This smart mattress is a cheating spouse's worst nightmareNew York Post
Smart Mattress Will Out Your Lying, Cheating SpouseYahoo News
TechCrunch -Hot Hardware -TechHive -Discovery News
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Federal cyber team tells Windows users to quit QuickTime - Computerworld

April 18, 2016 - 2:25pm

Computerworld

Federal cyber team tells Windows users to quit QuickTime
Computerworld
The cyber readiness team that's part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has advised Windows users to uninstall Apple's QuickTime media player from their PCs. "Computers running QuickTime for Windows will continue to work after support ends," ...

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BlackBerry CEO won't say whether he gave up encryption keys - Engadget

April 18, 2016 - 1:32pm

Engadget

BlackBerry CEO won't say whether he gave up encryption keys
Engadget
Here's what we know, thanks to an investigation by Motherboard and Vice: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have a key that unlocks encrypted messages on every single non-corporate BlackBerry. Here's what we don't know: whether BlackBerry gave that ...
Chen: BlackBerry did the right thing in giving Canadian cops its decryption keyPhone Arena
BlackBerry CEO addresses story that Canadian police have its global encryption keyDigital Trends
BlackBerry CEO Defends Giving Canada Access to Some Consumer Account InfoRe/code
VICE News -Ubergizmo -CBC.ca -Motherboard
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With new Macs and OS X 10.12 on deck, WWDC 2016 could run June 13-17 [u] - Apple Insider

April 18, 2016 - 1:30pm

Apple Insider

With new Macs and OS X 10.12 on deck, WWDC 2016 could run June 13-17 [u]
Apple Insider
The 2016 edition of Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference may be later than usual this year, as the company gears up for OS X 10.12 and a wide-ranging refresh of its Mac lineup. Update: The dates have seemingly been confirmed by Apple's Siri.
WWDC to Be Held June 13 to June 17 in San FranciscoMac Rumors
Apple's WWDC will be held June 13 to June 17TechCrunch
WWDC 2016 starts June 13, according to SiriCNET
9 to 5 Mac -Mashable -The Verge -BGR
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YouTube to rock Coachella with live-streamed VR videos - CNET

April 18, 2016 - 12:32pm

The Verge

YouTube to rock Coachella with live-streamed VR videos
CNET
YouTube will let you watch a live virtual-reality video. Google. The tech world is obsessed with two things right now: virtual reality and live video. So why not combine them? That's what YouTube is doing. The Google-owned video behemoth said Monday ...
YouTube introduces live 360 video, the gateway drug to virtual realityThe Verge
Live 360 YouTube Gets Us One Step Closer to the MatrixWIRED
5 Ways to Blend Your Video with the Future of Marketing (Plus Examples)Business 2 Community
Variety -BBC News
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Tesla's Model 3 Will Fail In India - Seeking Alpha

April 18, 2016 - 11:59am

PC Magazine

Tesla's Model 3 Will Fail In India
Seeking Alpha
At the Model 3 launch, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the car will also be sold in India, which will be a huge EV market going forward. Tesla, however, will not find success in India despite launching a “budget” model in the form of the Model 3 due to a ...
Why I'm Not Worried About Demand for Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Model XMotley Fool
Can BMW Fend Off The Charge of the Tesla Model 3? - PART 1BMWBLOG (blog)
Biz Break: Elon Musk's 'salary' would barely buy a new TeslaSiliconBeat
LearnBonds -Bidness ETC -Business Finance News -RoadandTrack.com
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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Google Books Case - Wall Street Journal

April 18, 2016 - 8:59am

The Globe and Mail

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Google Books Case
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court on Monday declined to intervene in a case examining whether Alphabet Inc. GOOGL 0.28 % 's Google engaged in copyright infringement when it scanned millions of books and made them searchable online, a final blow ...
Challenge to Google Books Is Declined by Supreme CourtNew York Times
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Google's Online LibraryABC News
Google Book Project Can Proceed as Supreme Court Spurns AppealBloomberg
Reuters -Inside Higher Ed -IPPro The Internet
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FLIR and Movidius create the smartest thermal camera out there - TechCrunch

April 18, 2016 - 8:39am

TechCrunch

FLIR and Movidius create the smartest thermal camera out there
TechCrunch
Even though they are a 38-year-old company, FLIR System's advanced, miniaturized thermal imaging sensors and cameras keep them hip in the world of computer vision where mobile startups are propelling the field. This morning they announced a new ...
Movidius Brings Artificial Vision Intelligence to FLIR Systems' Latest Thermal Imaging ProductSYS-CON Media (press release)
FLIR Systems Launches Next Generation High-Performance Uncooled Thermal Camera CoreMarketwired (press release)
News & Analysis Movidius Weds Thermal Imager & Computer VisionEE Times
Tom's Hardware
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System predicts 85 percent of cyber-attacks using input from human experts - MIT News

April 18, 2016 - 8:05am

MIT News

System predicts 85 percent of cyber-attacks using input from human experts
MIT News
Virtual artificial intelligence analyst developed by the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and PatternEx reduces false positives by factor of 5. Watch Video. Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL April 18, 2016. Press Inquiries Share ...

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Ratchet & Clank's creators are making a VR game about wizard fight clubs - The Verge

April 18, 2016 - 8:00am

The Verge

Ratchet & Clank's creators are making a VR game about wizard fight clubs
The Verge
Insomniac Games, known for its Ratchet & Clank series as well as the more recent Sunset Overdrive, now has three VR games in development for the Oculus Rift — including one for the Oculus Touch motion controllers coming out this year. Today, Insomniac ...
Insomniac Games reveals The Unspoken, a game of VR magic battlesPolygon
Oculus and 'Ratchet and Clank' studio reveal two more VR gamesEngadget
Surprise! Insomniac Games Is Making Two More Oculus TitlesWIRED
San Francisco Chronicle
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IBM inks video deals with AOL, CBC, more; debuts quality live-stream over 'commodity' Internet - TechCrunch

April 18, 2016 - 7:45am

TechCrunch

IBM inks video deals with AOL, CBC, more; debuts quality live-stream over 'commodity' Internet
TechCrunch
IBM today unveiled some significant strides forward in its bid to be a major player in the world of online and cloud-based video services, three months after the company acquired live-streaming startup Ustream and formed a cloud video unit. AOL (which ...
IBM and Comic-Con HQ Make for Strange BedfellowsFortune
IBM Cloud Video Announces New Clients and Product InnovationsPR Newswire (press release)
International Business Machines Corp. Aims To Dominate This New Cloud MarketMotley Fool
ZDNet -The Drum -Broadway World -ITBusiness.ca
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MIT's Teaching AI How to Help Stop Cyberattacks - WIRED

April 18, 2016 - 7:04am

WIRED

MIT's Teaching AI How to Help Stop Cyberattacks
WIRED
Finding evidence that someone compromised your cyber defenses is a grind. Sifting through all of the data to find abnormalities takes a lot of time and effort, and analysts can only work so many hours a day. But an AI never gets tired, and can work ...
MIT reveals AI platform which detects 85 percent of cyberattacksZDNet
MIT's AI Can Predict 85 Percent of Cyber-AttacksGizmodo
MIT AI Researchers Make Breakthrough on Threat DetectionDark Reading
MIT News -Co.Design (blog) -Engadget -TechRepublic
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Supreme Court hears legal aid residence test challenge - Solicitors Journal

April 18, 2016 - 6:12am

Supreme Court hears legal aid residence test challenge
Solicitors Journal
Seven justices will be told that the Lord Chancellor has no power to make regulations withholding legal aid on a discriminatory basis to people who have lived in UK for less than 12 months. The challenge is brought by the Public Law Project, which ...

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GameStop Forms Publishing Program to "Revolutionize" the Process - GameSpot

April 18, 2016 - 6:01am

GameSpot

GameStop Forms Publishing Program to "Revolutionize" the Process
GameSpot
Q&A: We talk with a GameStop exec about the new "GameTrust" program and what it means for the company and industry overall. by Eddie Makuch on April 18, 2016. 2 Comments. RELATED. Song of the Deep. Follow. Subscribe for the latest gaming news.
GameStop pushes into game publishing with launch of GameTrust labelVentureBeat
GameStop signs Ready At Dawn, Frozenbyte and more for new publishing label GameTrustPolygon
GameStop is launching a new game publishing ventureThe Verge
WIRED -Washington Post -Gematsu -Niche Gamer
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Europe's antitrust chief scrutinizing Google's Android contracts - TechCrunch

April 18, 2016 - 5:16am

TechCrunch

Europe's antitrust chief scrutinizing Google's Android contracts
TechCrunch
Google will be concerned the European Commission's antitrust commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, is not letting up the pressure in an ongoing probe of its Android mobile OS. In a speech today at a conference in the Netherlands, Vestager said her ...
EU's Google Probe Homes In on Preloaded AppsWall Street Journal
EU investigating Google's contracts with phone makers, operatorsPCWorld
News Corp. Adds to Google's Antitrust Woes Over Android, SearchBloomberg
IT PRO -Android Police -Hindustan Times -The Verge
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