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Uber adds SOS button in India following alleged rape - The Verge

February 11, 2015 - 4:44am

IBNLive

Uber adds SOS button in India following alleged rape
The Verge
Uber today introduced two new features aimed at enhancing safety for passengers in India, where the car service has come under increased scrutiny after a driver allegedly raped a female passenger late last year. The new features, available as part of an ...
Uber introduces India-specific safety features in taxi appReuters
Uber introduces in-app SOS and journey-sharing features in IndiaThe Tech Portal
Uber adds 'panic button' in India to boost rider safetyCNET

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Box delivers encrytpion management to boost security for enterprise customers - Techworld.com

February 11, 2015 - 4:11am

Box delivers encrytpion management to boost security for enterprise customers
Techworld.com
Box believes it has cracked one of the last remaining concerns for security conscious and heavily regulated industries with the introduction of an Enterprise Key Management product. Accenture Technology Labs Staff By Techworld Staff | Feb 11, 2015 | IDG ...

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Run a security check and Google will give you cool 2GB of free Drive storage - Empire State Tribune

February 11, 2015 - 3:10am

Empire State Tribune

Run a security check and Google will give you cool 2GB of free Drive storage
Empire State Tribune
Google is zeroing in on providing cool 2 GB free Drive Storage starting today February 10, 2015 to celebrate the 12th Safer Internet Day according to the reports that has been furnished by Digital Spy. Users will get and added 2GB of space from the cloud ...

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Run a security check and Google will give you cool 2GB of free Drive storage - Empire State Tribune

February 11, 2015 - 3:10am

Empire State Tribune

Run a security check and Google will give you cool 2GB of free Drive storage
Empire State Tribune
Google is zeroing in on providing cool 2 GB free Drive Storage starting today February 10, 2015 to celebrate the 12th Safer Internet Day according to the reports that has been furnished by Digital Spy. Users will get and added 2GB of space from the cloud ...
Google Drive is giving away 2GB of storage spaceAsiaOne
Google wants to give you 2GB of free cloud storage for making Drive saferDigit
Google is giving out 2GB of free Drive storagePanARMENIAN.Net
TechCrunch -Maximum PC -androidandme.com
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Hackers Infect Forbes Website to Spy on Visitors: Security Firms - NDTV

February 11, 2015 - 1:56am

NDTV

Hackers Infect Forbes Website to Spy on Visitors: Security Firms
NDTV
The Forbes.com financial news site was infected by Chinese hackers with spying software that targeted specific visitors, including those at U.S. financial services and defense firms, according to two cyber-security firms. The hackers infected Forbes.com in ...

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Apple's Activation Lock drives iPhone thefts down 40% in San Fracisco, 25% in ... - Apple Insider

February 10, 2015 - 11:57pm

Apple Insider

Apple's Activation Lock drives iPhone thefts down 40% in San Fracisco, 25% in ...
Apple Insider
Once a hot item for thieves and pickpockets, Apple's iPhone is becoming a significantly less attractive target as the company's Activation Lock prevents the devices from being easily wiped and re-sold, a new report indicates. In San Francisco, 40 percent fewer ...
Apple's Kill Switch Cures Epidemic Of Smartphone Thefts Plaguing SFCBS Local
Smartphone theft drops in London, two US cities as anti-theft 'kill switches' installedReuters Canada
Drop in smartphone thefts after kill-switch introductionPC World

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Facebook Makes It Easier to Sell in Facebook Groups - EcommerceBytes

February 10, 2015 - 9:16pm

EcommerceBytes

Facebook Makes It Easier to Sell in Facebook Groups
EcommerceBytes
Facebook is making it easier to buy and sell in Facebook Groups. On Tuesday, it announced that "For Sale" group members can now choose the Sell feature when creating a post. This allows them to add a description of what they're selling, add pricing, and ...
Facebook adds Craigslist-like features for buying and sellingMashable
Facebook Wants To Be CraigslistGizmodo
Facebook Adds A New Way To Sell Items In GroupsTechCrunch
USA TODAY -TheStreet.com -SlashGear
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Wi-Fi backers warn about unlicensed LTE while Ericsson claims speed boost - Computerworld Australia

February 10, 2015 - 8:48pm

Wi-Fi backers warn about unlicensed LTE while Ericsson claims speed boost
Computerworld Australia
The Wi-Fi Alliance warned that LTE on unlicensed frequencies could interfere with Wi-Fi and said it plans to collaborate with the 3GPP cellular standards group to help prevent that. Mobile operators are starting to explore the use of the unlicensed 5GHz band ...

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Wi-Fi backers warn about unlicensed LTE while Ericsson claims speed boost - PCWorld

February 10, 2015 - 8:45pm

Telecoms.com

Wi-Fi backers warn about unlicensed LTE while Ericsson claims speed boost
PCWorld
The Wi-Fi Alliance warned that LTE on unlicensed frequencies could interfere with Wi-Fi and said it plans to collaborate with the 3GPP cellular standards group to help prevent that. Mobile operators are starting to explore the use of the unlicensed 5GHz band ...
LTE-U testing for small cell from Ericsson, QualcommRCR Wireless News
Verizon, SK Telecom join T-Mobile in testing unlicensed LTE, but Wi-Fi Alliance ...FierceWireless

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Tim Cook Doesn't Believe This Made-Up Math Law Will Limit Apple's Growth - Bloomberg

February 10, 2015 - 8:29pm

CNET

Tim Cook Doesn't Believe This Made-Up Math Law Will Limit Apple's Growth
Bloomberg
An onstage interview with Tim Cook on Tuesday turned into a mini-debate about mathematics that left everybody in the audience a little bit dumber. Gary Cohn, the president of Goldman Sachs Group, opened the presentation by rattling off several numbers ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook says company doesn't want to hoard extra cashLivemint
Xiaomi Acknowledged By Apple CEO Tim Cook As Stiff CompetitionAndroid Headlines - Android News
An Apple Watch may help keep the doctor awayWPTZ The Champlain Valley
Business Insider -PCWorld -Apple Insider
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Apple looks for partnerships to thwart leaks - SlashGear

February 10, 2015 - 6:48pm

SlashGear

Apple looks for partnerships to thwart leaks
SlashGear
People get really, really excited about Apple products. So much so, that rumors sometimes dominate the discussion ahead of the actual launch of the device. As awesome as the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are, their launch was a touch anticlimactic, since we'd ...
Apple is cracking down on accessory makers that design their products based ...Businessinsider India

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Security researcher publishes 10M usernames / passwords to help understand ... - TechSpot

February 10, 2015 - 6:43pm

TechSpot

Security researcher publishes 10M usernames / passwords to help understand ...
TechSpot
Security researcher Mark Burnett is capturing headlines after publishing a list of 10 million usernames and passwords on the Internet. All things considered, there's probably not a whole lot to worry about with the dump. That's because – at one time or another ...

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Driverless car review launched by UK government - BBC News

February 10, 2015 - 6:10pm

BBC News

Driverless car review launched by UK government
BBC News
Changes to the Highway Code and the MOT test will be necessary to accommodate driverless cars on the roads of the UK, a Department of Transport report has revealed. The government wants the UK to become a world leader in driverless technology.
Britain gives go-ahead to test driverless cars on roadsReuters
This is the Lutz pod, the UK's first driverless carTelegraph.co.uk
Are driverless cars the future of travel? The key questionsChannel 4 News
Belfast Telegraph -The Guardian -Metro
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Google I/O slated for late May in San Francisco - PCWorld

February 10, 2015 - 4:35pm

TechSpot

Google I/O slated for late May in San Francisco
PCWorld
Google I/O, the company's annual extravaganza for new products and third party developer tools, will be held May 28 and 29 at the Moscow Center in San Francisco. Sundar Pichai, Google's senior vice president of products, will kick off the event, Google said ...
Google I/O Set for May 28-29 in SFPC Magazine
Google I/O 2015 dates announced: May 28-May 29, registration opens March 17VentureBeat
Google sets date and registration for I/O conferenceComputerworld
TechSpot -TechCrunch -SlashGear
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Tim Cook's big day: Apple hits $700 billion - USA TODAY

February 10, 2015 - 4:10pm

USA TODAY

Tim Cook's big day: Apple hits $700 billion
USA TODAY
Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke Tuesday at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco. The discussion was moderated by Gary D. Cohn, Goldman Sachs' president and chief. Loading… Post to Facebook. Tim Cook's big day: ...
Tim Cook: New solar farm will be Apple's 'biggest and boldest project ever'ZDNet
Tim Cook: Our Objective With Apple Watch is to Change the Way People Live ...Mac Rumors
Tim Cook Takes Victory Lap As Apple Market Value Tops $700BForbes
Financial Times -MarketWatch -Business Insider
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First Responders: KB3001652 Hangs Computers, Never Finishes Installation - Windows IT Pro

February 10, 2015 - 2:47pm

Computerworld

First Responders: KB3001652 Hangs Computers, Never Finishes Installation
Windows IT Pro
UPDATE: Microsoft has now pulled this update. Reports were fast and wide-reaching enough to cause the company to act quickly. Original article... Reports of the first problematic update for February are starting to roll in, and KB3001652 (Update for Microsoft ...
Microsoft fixes a serious 15-year-old bugWPTZ The Champlain Valley

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Microsoft fixes IE memory problems - PCWorld

February 10, 2015 - 2:42pm

ZDNet

Microsoft fixes IE memory problems
PCWorld
Internet Explorer is getting major repairs, as Microsoft has issued 41 patches to fix memory vulnerabilities in its browser. The Internet Explorer patches are part of the company's monthly “Patch Tuesday” routine release of security and bug fixes for its software ...
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday release leaves one big vulnerability unpatchedZDNet
PATCH NOW: Design flaw in Windows security allows hackers to own corporate ...The Register
Microsoft Pushes Patches for Dozens of FlawsKrebs on Security
iTWire -WinBeta -Help Net Security
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Microsoft patches bug 'used by Chinese hackers' - BBC News

February 10, 2015 - 2:20pm

BBC News

Microsoft patches bug 'used by Chinese hackers'
BBC News
Microsoft has released a patch to close a bug exploited by hackers, who targeted US military and government networks. The flaw was used to compromise Windows PCs that visited sites seeded with other malware created by the group. Popular news site ...

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Microsoft patches bug 'used by Chinese hackers' - BBC News

February 10, 2015 - 2:20pm

BBC News

Microsoft patches bug 'used by Chinese hackers'
BBC News
Microsoft has released a patch to close a bug exploited by hackers, who targeted US military and government networks. The flaw was used to compromise Windows PCs that visited sites seeded with other malware created by the group. Popular news site ...
Chinese hackers attack blue-chip groups via Forbes websiteFinancial Times
Hackers used the most insulting part of Forbes' website to distribute malwareThe Verge
Chinese hackers spied on US defense, finance firms via Forbes siteWall Street Hedge
CNBC -Bharat Press
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Cloud storage firm Box lets customers control encryption for security - Reuters

February 10, 2015 - 12:53pm

Cloud storage firm Box lets customers control encryption for security
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Popular online storage service Box Inc will let businesses control their encryption keys, the encoding tools used to keep data safe, aiding some heavily regulated industries and others who fear hacking attacks or government ...

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