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Feds say California DMV employees traded cash for licenses
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal authorities say as many as 100 commercial truck drivers paid up to $5,000 each to bribe state Department of Motor Vehicles employees for illegal California licenses. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacramento says Emma ...
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DataGravity Rollout Shows Security Seeping Into New Layers of Tech
One of New England's most heavily funded tech startups is positioning itself as a major piece of the cybersecurity puzzle. Among other things, it is trying to help companies and organizations protect their data from within their storage system ...
DataGravity data-aware storage aims to keep close watchTechTarget
DataGravity update promises to protect your stored dataFortune
DataGravity Focuses On Security In Latest ReleaseTechCrunch
Business Wire (press release)
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Video: This is what's inside 'Call of Duty' beta
One week from Wednesday, first-person shooter fans will get their first taste of the next Call of Duty. A beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops III launches August 19 for the PlayStation 4 , with a version for PC and Xbox One available August 26. Publisher ...
Call of Duty: Black Ops III Multiplayer Beta Trailer Has ArrivedComingSoon.net
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Multiplayer Beta Will Feature Eight Specialist ...Attack of the Fanboy
Black Ops 3 beta PS4 and Xbox One: Update and reveal of Call of Duty ...Express.co.uk
VG247 -Gaming Age -Game Informer
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Verizon wants to make the Internet 1000 times faster
Verizon is working on new broadband technology that is capable of delivering 10 gigabit-per-second download speeds. Verizon is working on new broadband technology that is capable of delivering some of the fastest Internet speeds ever recorded. The new ...
Verizon tests ultra-fast Internet in Framingham, still no FiOS for BostonBetaBoston
Verizon Tests Superfast 10 Gigabit Internet Service Using Newest Optical ...MarketWatch
Verizon Testing Ten Gigabit Broadband Internet ServiceDSL Reports
Telecom Lead (registration) (blog)
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Hackers control connected cars using text messages
It's not only Chrysler drivers that have to worry about hackers taking control of their cars from afar. UC San Diego researchers have found that you can control features on cars of many makes by exploiting vulnerabilities in cellular-capable dongles ...
Small Wireless Car Devices Allow Hackers to Take Control of a Vehicle's BrakesGizmodo
Researchers wirelessly hack a Corvette's brakes using an insurance dongleThe Verge
Hackers Remotely Engage Corvette's Brakes Through Insurance DongleUbergizmo
Ars Technica -Patch.com -The Consumerist
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Facebook Brings Video Ads to Third-Party Apps
Facebook wants to bring video ads everywhere: The company announced Tuesday that it is bringing auto-play video ads to its mobile ad network, allowing app publishers to add the same kind of video advertising experience that consumers already know ...
Facebook Introduces Auto-Play Video Ads to Its Mobile Ad NetworkWall Street Journal (blog)
Facebook Brings Auto-Play Video Ads To Apps In Its Mobile Ad NetworkTechCrunch
Facebook is trying to make it even more tempting for you to buy products from ...Business Insider
Adweek -StreetInsider.com -MediaPost Communications
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PlayStation Plus Vote to Play begins August 13
PlayStation Plus Vote to Play, which was announced late last month, begins this Thursday, August 13, Sony Computer Entertainment announced. The following three titles make up the first month's candidates: Armello (League of Geeks) ...
Price hike for PlayStation Plus in UK on the horizonExaminer.com
Sony Is Rolling Out PlayStation Now For A Limited Time In JapanTech Times
PlayStation Plus price increases on the wayIrish Examiner
Gospel Herald -High-Def Digest -Gamasutra
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Rite Aid reverses course, will accept Apple Pay
The drug store chain will soon accept both Apple Pay and Android Pay in its US stores. After shunning Apple Pay last fall, drugstore chain Rite Aid is reversing course. The company announced this morning that it will start accepting Apple's mobile ...
Bits | In a Shift, Rite Aid to Accept Apple and Google Mobile PaymentsNew York Times (blog)
Apple Pay scores RiteAid, a CurrentC digital payment memberZDNet
Rite Aid back on board with Apple Pay as CurrentC exclusivity expiresMacworld
The Verge -Apple Insider -MarketWatch
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Canonical's Ubuntu Phones Now On Sale Globally
Mobile market latecomer Canonical claims “latent demand” for its tardy but alternative smartphone OS has encouraged its OEM partner, BQ, to open up availability of its handsets to buyers anywhere in the world, not just in Europe. The first Ubuntu-based ...
Ubuntu's shuttered cloud storage system now open sourceArs Technica
Ubuntu phones available globally thanks to new online storePhoneDog
BQ set for wider Ubuntu smartphone availabilityMobile World Live
Telecompaper (subscription) -Softpedia News -Engadget
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Stagefright patches hitting Galaxy S5, Note 4, Note Edge on T-Mobile & Verizon
While Google's Nexus devices have already been confirmed to be some of the first phones to get patched for the recent Android vulnerability Stagefright, other major devices, especially Samsung's flagships, are still at risk. While there's still no word ...
OnePlus 2 'iPhone killer' goes on sale but you'll need an invite to buy one ...Daily Mail
Leak Shows Galaxy Note 5 Pre-Orders Will Kick Off 21st AugustUbergizmo
T-Mobile Rolls Out Update With Stagefright Fix For Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy ...Tech Times
I4U News -Tech News Today -9 to 5 Google
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Lenovo ThinkPad P50 and P70 laptops feature Windows 10 and Intel Xeon chips
LENOVO HAS ANNOUNCED the ThinkPad P50 and P70, a duo of Windows 10 laptops that are the first to come with Intel Xeon chips. The Lenovo ThinkPad P50 and P70 are described as the "highest-performing mobile workstations ever", and are the first to ...
Lenovo launches new ThinkPad P50 and P70The Indian Express
Lenovo uses Xeon chips to power ThinkPad P50 and P70ZDNet
Lenovo brings Intel Skylake based ThinkPad P50 and P70 pro notebooksCIOL
TweakTown -Studio Daily -Laptop Mag (blog)
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Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo Join Effort to Curb Child Sex ...
Major US Internet firms have joined an effort to curb the spread of images of sex abuse of children, organisers said Monday. The Internet Watch Foundation said Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo had agreed to adopt a system to identify and ...
Internet giants to block child porn images using a common listPCWorld
Internet giants to help remove abuse imagesIrish Examiner
Charity's 'hash list' to aid child porn crackdownTV Newsroom
The Times (subscription) -The Verge
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