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AT&T hacker Weev released from prison after appeals court overturns conviction - PCWorld

April 14, 2014 - 7:22am

NDTV

AT&T hacker Weev released from prison after appeals court overturns conviction
PCWorld
Andrew Auernheimer, known online as “weev,” has won an appeal against his conviction for exploiting a vulnerability in AT&T's website to collect the email addresses of Apple iPad users. The 2010 incident earned him a 41-month prison sentence. The U.S. ...
AT&T troll Weev is released as hacking conviction is overturnedInquirer
Appeals court overturns AT&T hacker's sentenceHelp Net Security
Hacker Weev Free After AppealInformationWeek
Authint Mail -Delhi Daily News
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Did open source matter for Heartbleed? - ZDNet

April 14, 2014 - 7:18am

Telegraph.co.uk

Did open source matter for Heartbleed?
ZDNet
The ugly episode of Heartbleed has put OpenSSL under more scrutiny than any open source software project ever. At a certain level of scrutiny perhaps any program will look bad, but OpenSSL's on the hot seat because it's OpenSSL that failed in its mission.
McAfee Releases Free Tool to Check for Heartbleed Affected WebsitesMarketWatch
The NSA knew about and exploited the Heartbleed bug for 'at least two years'ExtremeTech
7 Heartbleed Myths DebunkedReadWrite
The Westside Story -Computerworld -Washington Post (blog)
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Quantenna promises to make Wi-Fi almost six times faster with new wireless chips - VentureBeat

April 14, 2014 - 7:07am

Quantenna promises to make Wi-Fi almost six times faster with new wireless chips
VentureBeat
Quantenna Communications said it will be able to make Wi-Fi networks run almost six times faster with its latest generation of wireless chips. For consumers, that means you'll be able to get into the internet fast lane much more easily with your laptops, tablets, ...
Quantenna Announces Development of 10G Wi-Fi 802.11ac ChipsetAnandTech
Got gigabit Wi-Fi? Pshaw, Quantenna says it will deliver 10-gigabit Wi-Fi in 2015PCWorld (blog)
Quantenna announces 8×8 802.11ac Release 2 MU-MIMO chipsSemiAccurate
Business Wire (press release)
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HTC To Go After Samsung With A Plastic-Cased 'One' (M8): Report - Headlines & Global News

April 14, 2014 - 6:10am

Headlines & Global News

HTC To Go After Samsung With A Plastic-Cased 'One' (M8): Report
Headlines & Global News
HTC is reportedly working on a plastic version of its flagship One M8 smartphone in a bid to compete against Samsung in the emerging Chinese market. HTC, one of the biggest smartphone makers, is tipped to be working on a plastic version of the latest ...
Samsung takes a leaf out of HTC's book, gives T-Mobile CEO a Gold Galaxy S5The Droid Guy
HTC One M8 plastic version coming tips rumorSlashGear
Rumor: HTC M8 With Plastic Body To Make The Phone More AffordableCrazyEngineers
NDTV -TrustedReviews -The Denver Post
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Your no-fuss, fail-safe guide to protecting Android devices - InfoWorld

April 14, 2014 - 5:14am

Your no-fuss, fail-safe guide to protecting Android devices
InfoWorld
As Android's popularity continues to climb, it's increasingly joining the workplace. In its early days, Android had little in the way of security, relegating it to personal use. But over the years, Google has upped the ante in terms of Android security, as have ...

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Samsung Galaxy K Zoom hinted at by 'Kapture the moment' event - CNET

April 14, 2014 - 4:21am

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom hinted at by 'Kapture the moment' event
CNET
Samsung has scheduled an event where a camera with a K will come into focus, which could be a sequel to the Galaxy S4 Zoom and spin-off of the Samsung Galaxy S5. How kurious... by Rich Trenholm · @rich_trenholm; April 14, 2014 2:01 AM PDT.

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​Age of Empires marches on iOS this summer - Engadget

April 14, 2014 - 3:59am

​Age of Empires marches on iOS this summer
Engadget
Even if we wanted to, we can't (rather, shouldn't) play Age of Empires all day. This summer it'll become a time-sinking possibility, however, with an AoE spin-off headed to iOS. The teaser video dropped by Microsoft doesn't reveal much outside the broad ...
Microsoft's 'Age of Empires: World Domination' to Launch on iOS This SummerMac Rumors
Age of Empires invades your mobile devicesLazygamer
Age of Empires World Domination Announced for Mobile, Trailer InsideSegmentNext
What Mobile -HEXUS -IGN
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BlackBerry addresses 'Heartbleed' threat - ITWeb

April 14, 2014 - 3:09am

ITWeb

BlackBerry addresses 'Heartbleed' threat
ITWeb
The tailored tracks at the ITWeb Security Summit 2014 cover a wide range of topics, empowering information security professionals to select sessions of particular relevance to their roles within the enterprise. ITWeb Security Summit 2014 takes place from 27 ...
BlackBerry plans Heartbleed patchesBrisbane Times
Google Patches Apps, Services in Response to Heartbleed FlaweWeek
Blackberry plans Heartbleed patches as mobile threat scrutinizedReuters Canada

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President's Security-Flaw Guidance Seen Hard to Implement - Bloomberg

April 13, 2014 - 11:23pm

New York Daily News

President's Security-Flaw Guidance Seen Hard to Implement
Bloomberg
The White House's directive to limit the use of software flaws by U.S. intelligence agencies could require the disclosure of thousands of precious exploits now in the hands of elite spying units, intelligence professionals say. The stockpile of exploits is derived ...
Obama administration backs disclosing software vulnerabilities in most casesPCWorld
Obama allows NSA to exploit 0-days: reportRegister
Heartbleed bug exposes massive number of Chinese websites to NSA spyingChinatopix
TechCrunch -Mashable -The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
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With Comixology, Amazon Acquires A Piece Of The Comic-Based Media Empire - TechCrunch

April 13, 2014 - 10:44pm

Cult of Mac

With Comixology, Amazon Acquires A Piece Of The Comic-Based Media Empire
TechCrunch
Amazon has purchased Comixology, and that's a huge deal, because it means the largest bookseller in the world now owns the company that brought digital comics distribution to the masses, and essentially forced big publishers like DC and Marvel to get ...
Amazon Bought ComixologyUnleash The Fanboy
How Amazon's Acquisition Of ComiXology Will Change The Comic Book ...Business Insider
Amazon acquires comiXology!IntoMobile
ComicsAlliance -Cult of Mac
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Blackberry To Release Heartbleed Patches As Mobile Threat Is Scrutinized - International Business Times

April 13, 2014 - 6:55pm

International Business Times

Blackberry To Release Heartbleed Patches As Mobile Threat Is Scrutinized
International Business Times
To address vulnerabilities in programs related to the "Heartbleed" security threat, BlackBerry Ltd. intends to release security updates for messaging software for Android and iOS devices by Friday, Reuters reported Sunday. Blackberry To Release Heartbleed ...
Blackberry plans Heartbleed patches as mobile threat scrutinizedGMA News

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White House to Allow NSA to Exploit Some Internet Security Flaws - Mashable

April 13, 2014 - 6:25pm

Vancouver Sun

White House to Allow NSA to Exploit Some Internet Security Flaws
Mashable
Obama-nsa-final President Barack Obama talks about National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Justice Department in Washington D.C.. Image: Charles Dharapak/Associated Press. Mashable-headshot. By Alex Magdaleno ...
Heartbleed Bug: The AftermathGuardian Liberty Voice
Report: NSA exploited Heartbleed bug for yearsState Column
Obama: NSA to Disclose Security Exploits Except for 'National Security' NeedsPC Magazine
Wall Street Journal -Morning News USA -TechRadar UK
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White House to Allow NSA to Exploit Some Internet Security Flaws - Mashable

April 13, 2014 - 6:25pm

CNN

White House to Allow NSA to Exploit Some Internet Security Flaws
Mashable
Obama-nsa-final President Barack Obama talks about National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Justice Department in Washington D.C.. Image: Charles Dharapak/Associated Press. Mashable-headshot. By Alex Magdaleno ...
Heartbleed Sheds Light on NSA's Use of BugsWall Street Journal
NSA Denies Reports that It Exploited Heartbleed Flaw to Gather Users' DataMorning News USA
The “New” White House Policy on Security Bugs Changes NothingRe/code
TechCrunch -The Verge -Business Insider
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Blackberry plans Heartbleed patches as mobile threat scrutinized - Chicago Tribune

April 13, 2014 - 3:18pm

Blackberry plans Heartbleed patches as mobile threat scrutinized
Chicago Tribune
BOSTON (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said it plans to release security updates for messaging software for Android and iOS devices by Friday to address vulnerabilities in programs related to the "Heartbleed" security threat. Researchers last week warned they ...

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Obama: NSA to Disclose Security Exploits Except for 'National Security' Needs - PC Magazine

April 13, 2014 - 3:04pm

IBNLive

Obama: NSA to Disclose Security Exploits Except for 'National Security' Needs
PC Magazine
If the NSA discovers a big Internet exploit, the President has indicated that it should disclose the issue for the greater good except when there's a greater national security or law enforcement need. 0shares. Heartbleed Bug. Whenever the National Security ...
Heartbleed Sheds Light on NSA's Use of BugsWall Street Journal
NSA Denies Reports that It Exploited Heartbleed Flaw to Gather Users' DataMorning News USA
Obama allows NSA to exploit internet security bugs like HeartbleedTechRadar UK
Re/code -TechCrunch -Complex.com
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How Mark Zuckerberg courts companies - WJXT Jacksonville

April 13, 2014 - 2:01pm

WJXT Jacksonville

How Mark Zuckerberg courts companies
WJXT Jacksonville
The founder, who has been on a billion dollar buying spree, moves fast when he's crushing. His signature move: dinner at the Zuckerbergs, followed by a weekend lockdown, complete with lawyers who help seal the deal. Facebook's recent $2 billion dollar ...
Facebook to Close the Great Digital Divide?Guardian Liberty Voice

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Chevy tweaks Cruze looks, upgrades connectivity - USA TODAY

April 13, 2014 - 1:16pm

NetCarShow.com

Chevy tweaks Cruze looks, upgrades connectivity
USA TODAY
Chevrolet will show an updated version of its Cruze compact car -- with freshened looks and a big infotainment and connectivity upgrade -- at the New York International Auto Show on Tuesday. The 2015 Cruze will be among three new vehicles that General ...
Chevrolet's 2015 Cruze Gets Minor Styling and Tech Upgrades [Video] [Photo ...autoevolution
2015 Chevy Cruze debuts at NYIAS, tweaks include 4G LTE connectivityTechnologyTell
Meet the New Boss: 2015 Chevy CruzeComplex.com
Automotive News -The Muskegon Chronicle -CarBuzz - Car News and Reviews
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Obama reportedly lets NSA keep some security flaws secret - CNET

April 13, 2014 - 12:17pm

ModVive

Obama reportedly lets NSA keep some security flaws secret
CNET
While saying that most vulnerabilities should be revealed, the White House allows some flaws to be kept secret in the event of "a clear national security or law enforcement need," the New York Times reports. by Steven Musil · @stevenmusil; April 13, 2014 ...
Obama Gave the NSA Permission to Exploit Internet Security Flaws in the Name ...Complex.com
Obama lets NSA use zero-day flaws given “clear national security” needArs Technica
NSA can keep quiet on internet flaws it discovers in 'clear national security' casesEngadget
Latin Post -The Verge -ModVive
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Weekend tech reading: Concerns over Comcast-TWC merger, good time for XP ... - TechSpot

April 13, 2014 - 11:32am

TechSpot

Weekend tech reading: Concerns over Comcast-TWC merger, good time for XP ...
TechSpot
The Comcast merger isn't about lines on a map; it's about controlling the delivery of information Comcast and proposed merger partner Time Warner Cable claim they don't compete because their service areas don't overlap, and that a combined company ...
the US cable barons must be challengedFinancial Times
Sen. Franken: "I don't like this revolving door between regulators and Comcast ...CNN (blog)
US senators resist Comcast's acquisition of Time Warner CableEcumenical News
Philly.com -CBS Local -New York Post
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Comparing HTC M8 to iPhone hands-on: Features and specs - Examiner.com

April 12, 2014 - 11:14pm

BGR

Comparing HTC M8 to iPhone hands-on: Features and specs
Examiner.com
HTC's new M8 smartphone, from Verizon Wireless, is available now and eligible for Verizon's buy one get one free deal. Photo shows the HTC M8 beside the smaller iPhone 5.Susan J. Walker. HTC's new M8 smartphone, from Verizon Wireless, is available ...
T-Mobile's CEO Shows Off Gold-Plated HTC One M8Ubergizmo

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