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Trump Orders US Businesses To Find Alternative To China  

President Trump said Friday U.S. companies were "hereby ordered" to start looking for alternatives to doing business in China after Beijing said it would impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of additional U.S. products. From a report: "Our Country has lost, stupidly, Trillions of Dollars with China over many years," Mr. Trump wrote in a series of tweets [Editor's note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. "They have stolen our Intellectual Property at a rate of Hundreds of Billions of

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2019-08-23 17:58:00



Americans Are Waiting Three Years To Replace Their Phones, Study Finds  

A new study released by Strategy Analytics reflects the current state of the smartphone industry. Apparently, consumers in the US -- Baby Boomers, in particular -- are increasingly delaying their smartphone purchase for three or more years. From a report: In addition, the average iPhone now remains active for 18 months, while the average Samsung phone remains active for 16.5. The era of yearly phone upgrades is over. Smartphone shipments have been dropping around the world over the past year, an

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2019-08-23 17:30:00



Graphics That Seem Clear Can Easily Be Misread  

An anonymous reader shares a report: "A picture is worth a thousand words." That saying leads us to believe that we can readily interpret a chart correctly. But charts are visual arguments, and they are easy to misunderstand if we do not pay close attention. Alberto Cairo, chair of visual journalism at the University of Miami, reveals pitfalls in an example diagrammed here. Learning how to better read graphics can help us navigate a world in which truth may be hidden or twisted. Say that you are

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2019-08-23 16:47:00



Facebook Said It Would Give Detailed Data To Academics. They're Still Waiting.  

An anonymous reader shares a report: In 2018, Facebook announced a partnership to provide data to academics to "help people better understand the broader impact of social media on democracy -- as well as improve our work to protect the integrity of elections." In April of this year, the first batch of winning proposals was announced. "The urgency of this research cannot be overstated," wrote the founders of Social Science One, the entity that operates the program. It describes itself as "an LLC

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2019-08-23 16:07:00



Google Doesn't Want Staff Debating Politics at Work Anymore  

Google posted new internal rules that discourage employees from debating politics, a shift away from the internet giant's famously open culture. From a report: The new "community guidelines" tell employees not to have "disruptive" conversations and warn workers that they'll be held responsible for whatever they say at the office. The company is also building a tool to let employees flag problematic posts and creating a team of moderators to monitor conversations, a Google spokeswoman said. "Whil

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2019-08-23 15:23:00



Amazon Has Ceded Control of Its Site. The Result: Thousands of Banned, Unsafe or Mislabeled Products  

Just like tech companies that have struggled to tackle misinformation on their platforms, Amazon has proven unable or unwilling to effectively police third-party sellers on its site. The Wall Street Journal: Many of the millions of people who shop on Amazon.com see it as if it were an American big-box store, a retailer with goods deemed safe enough for customers. In practice, Amazon has increasingly evolved like a flea market. It exercises limited oversight over items listed by millions of third

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2019-08-23 14:41:00



Members of Facebook's 'Crypto Mafia' Reportedly Getting Cold Feet About Libra Currency  

At least three of the 28 entities that have signed on for Facebook's planned Libra currency are now getting nervous about the project, according to a new report from the Financial Times. And Facebook is just as worried about being the only company currently with its "neck out," as regulators push back against the plan to create a new digital currency from thin air. From a report: The companies, which some have dubbed the "crypto mafia," include heavy hitters from Silicon Valley and Wall Street,

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2019-08-23 14:02:00



Oracle Directors Give Blessing To Shareholder Lawsuit Against Larry Ellison, Safra Catz  

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Three years after closing a $9.3 billion deal to acquire NetSuite, several Oracle board members have written an extraordinary letter to the Delaware Court, approving a shareholder lawsuit against company executives Larry Ellison and Safra Catz over the 2016 deal. Reuters broke this story. According to Reuters' Alison Frankel, three board members, including former U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, sent a letter on August 15th to Sam Glasscoc

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2019-08-23 13:00:00



Ping Identity files for $100M IPO on Nasdaq to trade as 'PING'  

Some eight months after it was reported that Ping Identity’s owners Vista Equity had hired bankers to explore a public listing, today Ping Identity took the plunge: the Colorado-based online ID management company has filed an S-1 form indicating that it plans to raise up to $100 million in an IPO on the Nasdaq exchange under […]

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2019-08-23 12:32:50



Verified Expert Growth Marketing Agency: Torch  

CEO Jeremy OBriant never intended to create Torch, an agile growth marketing agency based in San Francisco. He started his career as a CPA, but after leading a growth team at Sidecar and running growth projects on his own, forming Torch was the most obvious thing to do. He now leads a team that implements […]

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2019-08-23 12:23:56



The best MacBook Air deals: The 2018 model is on sale for $850 - CNET  

Best Buy is matching the lowest prices we've seen to date.

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2019-08-23 12:21:59



7 new ideas for your old phone if you buy the Note 10 - CNET  

Don't know what to do with that old phone? Turn it into a cool new device.

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2019-08-23 11:29:46



Ballers returns to HBO Now for final season - CNET  

The show starring Dwayne Johnson streams its fifth (and final) season premiere this weekend.

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2019-08-23 11:23:11



Amazon Will No Longer Use Tips To Pay Delivery Drivers' Base Salaries  

Amazon is ending its practice of using customer tips to pay its Flex drivers' wages, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times and confirmed by The Verge. From the report: The practice came under fire when it was revealed back in February that Amazon (along with other delivery services like Instacart and DoorDash) were using customer tips to pay delivery drivers their base pay, letting the corporations in question save money at the expense of compensating their workers. Now, Amazon confirms

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2019-08-23 10:00:00



Amazon lists thousands of banned and unsafe items for sale, investigation says - CNET  

Items offered by third-party sellers face limited oversight, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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2019-08-23 09:59:51



UK's health data guardian sets a firm line for app development using patient data  

The UK’s health data watchdog, the National Data Guardian (NDG), has published correspondence between her office and the national privacy watchdog which informed the ICO’s finding in 2017 that a data-sharing arrangement between an NHS Trust and Google-owned DeepMind broke the law. The exchange was published following a Freedom of Information request by TechCrunch. In […]

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2019-08-23 09:21:32



Modern Warfare's multiplayer Gunfight mode now available on PS4 - CNET  

The alpha is free and will last throughout the weekend.

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2019-08-23 09:04:09



Samsung's Note 10 is available today, starting at $949  

Samsung's settled into a nice little twice-yearly schedule for releasing flagships. That’s allowed the company double the opportunity to introduce some nice upgrades to their high-end Android handsets. Nearly six months after the release of the S10, the company just dropped the new Note line. Here's a whole bunch of words I wrote about the […]

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2019-08-23 08:28:31



Target's same-day pickup and delivery services growing at double the rate of 2018  

Target’s investment in same-day pickup and delivery options is paying off. The company, which today offers same-day in-store pickup, drive-up and same-day delivery through its acquisition of Shipt, said this week that these services combined have more than doubled their sales in the last year. In addition, they accounted for more than a third of […]

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2019-08-23 08:26:22



Facebook really doesn't want you to read these emails  

Oh hey, y’all, it’s Friday! It’s August! Which means it’s a great day for Facebook to drop a little news it would prefer you don’t notice. News that you won’t find a link to on the homepage of Facebook’s Newsroom — which is replete with colorfully illustrated items it does want you to read (like […]

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2019-08-23 08:12:07



YouTubers Union has big demands. Google won't negotiate - CNET  

Google will meet with the unions in Berlin, but YouTube said it isn't going to "negotiate their demands."

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2019-08-23 08:01:16



The myth of 'stage agnostic' investing  

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

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2019-08-23 07:59:23



Disney Plus, Star Wars The Mandalorian, Marvel news: What to expect at Disney's D23 Expo - CNET  

After the packed Marvel announcements at Comic-Con, we're mostly expecting new details about Disney Plus and maybe some sneak footage of Episode 9 (fingers crossed???).

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2019-08-23 07:58:16



VW recalls 679,000 cars for rollaway risk - Roadshow  

Drivers may be able to remove the key while the car isn't in park.

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2019-08-23 07:27:30



Tastemakers raises $1M to sell Africa experiences to the world  

New York-based startup Tastemakers has raised a $1 million seed-round — led by Precursor Ventures — for its business that connects Africa adventures to global consumers. Tastemakers’ platform curates, prices and lists African travel and cultural experiences — from paragliding tours to wine-tasting to concerts. The startup generates revenues by taking a 20% commission on […]

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2019-08-23 07:24:15



Vaping Is Suspected In Severe Lung Illnesses  

U.S. health authorities from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed several lung illnesses after using electronic cigarettes (Warning: source paywalled; alternative source). The Wall Street Journal reports: The cases have occurred in 16 states over the past two months, with many of the injured rushing to emergency rooms with difficulty breathing and other symptoms. No deaths have been reported, bu

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2019-08-23 07:00:00



Taylor Swift's Lover: How to stream and buy the album now on Apple, Spotify, Amazon - CNET  

Lover is here and already getting rave reviews. Do you want to hear it? Of course you do.

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2019-08-23 06:27:50



Sphero has acquired littleBits  

Sphero and littleBits have long been kindred spirits in the world of entertaining STEM toys, and soon they'll be one and the same. Sphero this morning announced plans to buy the New York-based electronic building block company. Founded in 2010 and 2011 respectively, Sphero (nee Orbotix) and littleBits took separate approaches, but ultimately ended up […]

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2019-08-23 06:25:33



The Pad & Quill Gladstone Briefcase offers plenty of storage in a beautiful design  

Pad & Quill makes some of the most handsome leather goods for the modern world and its Gladstone Leather Briefcase is no different. This bag harkens back to the day of gentleman with a newspapers tucked under their arms and an ascot on their head. This bag has an air of permanence and longevity and […]

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2019-08-23 06:18:08



Growing seafood from fish cells video - CNET  

We visited Blue Nalu headquarters, one of the few companies developing the technology needed to make seafood from a sample of fish cells. What begins as fish in a dish could someday become factory-scale 3D-printed fish fillets and lobster tails.

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2019-08-23 06:14:43



Sphero acquires Littlebits, consolidating the educational tech landscape - CNET  

A joining up of two of the biggest players in the STEAM space could point to future robots.

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2019-08-23 05:57:45



These 4 things are on sale for $10 or less, and you should get them all - CNET  

Plus: A sweet retro mini-fridge for $99 and a super-versatile coffeemaker for $50.

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2019-08-23 05:13:02



China plans to resume 25% tariffs on US car imports - Roadshow  

The tariffs will once again take effect starting this December.

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2019-08-23 05:06:29



Best gaming chairs we've sat in for 2019 - CNET  

Thick, slim, short or tall, we tried gaming chairs for all.

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2019-08-23 04:55:42



The SpaceX 'Starhopper' is ready to make its biggest leap - CNET  

After delays, the prototype version of Elon Musk's Mars rocket could soon get the go-ahead to rise up.

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2019-08-23 04:46:30



The best smart home devices of 2019 - CNET  

Here are the smart home products that are most worth your time.

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2019-08-23 04:36:04



Audi AI:Trail concept teases an electric off-roader for the future - Roadshow  

Audi is taking electrification to the unbeaten path.

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2019-08-23 04:34:01



Disneyland's 'Avengers Campus' theme park unveiled at D23 - CNET  

The Marvel-themed area will be launching in 2020.

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2019-08-23 04:31:39



How to clean your Roomba's bin, filter and brushes - CNET  

Some pointers to keep your Roomba humming in tip-top shape.

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2019-08-23 04:20:49



Enter for your chance to win* a Fluance audio system - CNET  

The grand prize includes a turntable, powered speakers and a Bluetooth speaker.

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2019-08-23 04:06:55



Japan's ispace now aims for a lunar landing in 2021, and a Moon rover deployment in 2023  

One of the private companies aiming to deliver a commercial lunar lander to the Moon has adjusted the timing for its planned mission, which isn’t all that surprising, given the enormity of the task. Japanese startup ispace is now targeting 2021 for their first lunar landing, and 2023 for a second lunar mission that will […]

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2019-08-23 03:46:12



50 cool iPhone cases for geeks and nerds - CNET  

This may be the geekiest way to keep your new Apple iPhone X, iPhone XS and iPhone XR protected.

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2019-08-23 03:33:37



Streaming Video Will Soon Look Like the Bad Old Days of TV  

An anonymous Slashdot reader shares an opinion piece from The New York Times, written by Matthew Ball, former head of strategic planning for Amazon Studios. Here's an excerpt: The next 12 months will see several video services come to market, including Disney+, AT&T/WarnerMedia's HBO Max, Comcast/NBCUniversal's unnamed service, Apple TV+ and Quibi from the Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg. This increased competition will offer audiences even more high-quality series, the sorts of films

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2019-08-23 03:30:00



India exempts startups from long-standing 'angel tax'  

India today addressed a long-standing challenge that has been affecting the country's booming startup ecosystem. As part of a raft of measures to boost overall economic growth from a five-year low, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said New Delhi is exempting startups from Section 56(2) — a provision more popularly known as an "angel tax" in the local […]

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2019-08-23 03:21:13



VW is changing its logo for the first time since 2000, but it's not alone - Roadshow  

Are we starting to see a trend toward flat design in the world of cars like we saw with iOS and Android?

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2019-08-23 03:20:50



Facebook cracks down on more fake accounts tied to Myanmar - CNET  

It's the fourth time Facebook has removed Myanmar accounts for "coordinated inauthentic behavior."

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2019-08-23 03:20:07



NASA, Rolling Stones, Robert Downey Jr. secret is out: They named a rock - CNET  

"Rolling Stones Rock" is a rock NASA's InSight lander inadvertently sent rolling on Mars.

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2019-08-23 02:25:41



Facebook's Libra backers reportedly looking to cut ties with cryptocurrency - CNET  

Concerns about Facebook's digital currency keep piling up.

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2019-08-23 02:18:58



How bad are America's highways? Study shows worsening conditions - Roadshow  

The US made incremental progress for decades, but the trend has deteriorated.

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2019-08-23 02:18:03



Maglev Heart Could Keep Cardiac Patients Alive  

Bivacor is working toward human trials of their artificial heart after the implant successfully kept a calf alive for 90-days, helping it stay healthy, energetic, and gain weight at a normal rate. It even jogged on a treadmill for 30-minute stretches. Artificial hearts have been discussed among cardiac surgeons and biomedical engineers for more than 50 years, but what makes Bivacor's artificial heart so unique is its use of a levitating disk, suspended in a magnetic field, that spins 2,000 times

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2019-08-23 02:10:00



Smartphones may be leaking more radiation than we think - CNET  

An investigation by the Chicago Tribune suggests iPhones and Galaxy models may exceed radio frequency radiation safety limits.

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2019-08-23 02:08:28



6 innovative products to help you eat more vegetables - CNET  

It ain't easy eating green.

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2019-08-23 01:54:20



Nonprofits and NGOs: Exhibit at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019  

Nonprofit groups and NGOs are now invited to apply for exhibit space in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt SF on Friday, October 4th. Founded in 2014, TechCrunch Include leverages our extensive network to support underserved and underrepresented groups in tech. Two years ago, we began to invite nonprofit and NGO groups to exhibit at the conference, […]

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2019-08-23 01:42:28



Summer flash sale ends tonight: 2-for-1 Disrupt Berlin 2019 passes  

Summer's fading fast, but our 2-for-1 summer flash sale on Innovator, Founder or Investor passes to Disrupt Berlin 2019 is fading even faster. Today's the final day you can get 2-for-1 tickets to join us in Berlin for two jam-packed days of startup goodness and opportunity. Why not do it for the lowest price? Our 2-for-1 summer flash […]

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2019-08-23 01:36:46



Android Q quits sweet naming tradition. Is now Android 10 - CNET  

Google is also giving the Android logo a more modern look.

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2019-08-23 01:33:10



The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV now has a 259-mile range thanks to some cell chemistry tinkering  

The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV now has 259 miles of range, a 9% increase from previous year models of the electric hatchback, according to the EPA. To get there, the company focused on cell chemistry, not the battery pack. The GM brand did not add more battery cells or change the battery pack or the way […]

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2019-08-23 01:31:31



HP Names Head of Printer Division As New CEO  

Longtime HP veteran Enrique Lores, who runs the $20 billion printer business, is succeeding Dion Weisler effective November 1. Weisler, who was named CEO in late 2014 after the computing behemoth was split into two companies, is returning to Australia for a "family health matter." He will remain on the company's board. MarketWatch reports: Lores, a native of Spain who started his 30-year career as an intern, vowed to "simplify" and "evolve" the company's business model during a conference call w

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2019-08-23 01:30:00



Monopoly Socialism has sent Twitter into a tailspin, even Ted Cruz weighed in - CNET  

Is it a clumsy, harmless satire or a misrepresentation of everything Monopoly is supposed to stand for?

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2019-08-23 01:26:35



How to livestream D23 expo: Disney, Marvel panel schedule - CNET  

Tune in to Disney's biggest fan expo!

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2019-08-23 01:17:56



Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus: Everywhere you can buy Samsung's newest phone - CNET  

The Note 10 and Note 10 Plus are finally available. Here's what you need to know.

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2019-08-23 01:14:42



NFL Draft 2019: How to watch live, when it starts, draft order and picks - CNET  

Watch every pick on TV or streaming live on a computer, phone or tablet -- no cable TV subscription required.

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2019-08-23 01:08:35



Best internet providers in 2019: How to choose cable vs. DSL vs. satellite and more - CNET  

Speed, price and the pros and cons of every type of internet service -- from dial-up to fiber to 5G.

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2019-08-23 01:04:38



Electric Dump Truck Produces More Energy Than It Uses  

The Elektro eDumper dump truck is being put to work at a mine in Switzerland where it's able to produce more power than it consumes. "The dump truck drives up a mountain with no load, and carries double the weight back down the mountain after getting loaded up with lime and marl to deliver to a cement plant," reports Hackaday. "Since electric vehicles can recover energy through regenerative braking, rather than wasting that energy as heat in a traditional braking system, the extra weight on the

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2019-08-23 00:50:00



Security Researchers Find Several Bugs In Nest Security Cameras  

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Hackers could have logged into your Nest Cam IQ Indoor and watch whatever was happening in your home by taking advantage of a vulnerability found by security researchers. The hackers could have also prevented you from using the camera, or use access to it to break into your home network. Researchers Lilith Wyatt and Claudio Bozzato of Cisco Talos discovered the vulnerabilities and disclosed them publicly on August 19. The two found eight vuln

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2019-08-23 00:10:00



YouTube Pressured To Ban Chinese State Media Ads That Spread Misinformation About Protesters  

YouTube is being pressured to remove ads from China Central Television, a state media channel that's allegedly spreading misinformation about protesters in Hong Kong. The Verge reports: Users on Twitter and Reddit have posted a number of screenshots of the ads, many of which paint the Hong Kong protests as an illegitimate product of foreign influence. The users accuse YouTube and parent company Google of enabling an "infestation of ads" that "tries to sow political discord." As a result, many su

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2019-08-22 23:30:00



Apple Advises Owners of Its New Credit Card To Keep It Away From Leather, Denim  

AmiMoJo shares a report from the BBC: Apple has advised owners of its new credit card to keep it away from leather and denim. Keeping the card in a leather wallet or in the pocket of a pair of jeans could cause "permanent discolouration." The Apple Card is a relatively plain matte white credit card made of titanium, which was designed to stand out against other credit cards. But people have poked fun at the company after reading that the card could be so easily damaged. Apple has published a gui

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2019-08-22 22:53:00



Valve Says Turning Away Researcher Reporting Steam Vulnerability Was a Mistake  

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: In an attempt to quell a controversy that has raised the ire of white-hat hackers, the maker of the Steam online game platform said on Thursday it made a mistake when it turned away a researcher who recently reported two separate vulnerabilities. In its statement, Valve Corporation references HackerOne, the reporting service that helps thousands of companies receive and respond to vulnerabilities in their software or hardware. Valve's new Ha

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2019-08-22 22:15:00



For Young Female Coders, Internship Interviews Can Be Toxic  

An anonymous reader shares a report: Eyre (an anecdote in the story) is one of more than 1,000 young women college-aged or older, hailing from 300 schools around the country, who participated in a recent survey [PDF] about the challenges female engineers face while applying for technical internships. The study was conducted last fall by Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization that educates and supports girls studying computer science, which has 30,000 college-aged alumnae and 17,000 alumnae pot

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2019-08-22 21:35:00



VMware Buys Carbon Black and Pivotal, Valued Together at $4.8 billion  

Software company VMware on Thursday said it's acquiring Carbon Black at an enterprise value of $2.1 billion and Pivotal at an enterprise value of $2.7 billion. The deals are expected to close by the end of January 2020. From a report: These are VMware's largest acquisitions yet. The deals build on VMware's strength helping companies run their software in their own data centers. They could help VMware compete better in the security market and hybrid-cloud infrastructure operations. VMware isn't t

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2019-08-22 20:54:00



Mars microbes could spread across the planet via dust particles - CNET  

If life did (or does) exist on the red planet, it could survive by travelling across planet on the wind.

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2019-08-22 20:45:49



Pew: Mobile and social media users in emerging markets have more diverse social networks  

The latest study from Pew Research Center takes a look at the impact mobile technology, including the use of smartphones and social media, is having on the diversity of people’s social network in emerging markets. For the purpose of the study, Pew surveyed mobile users in 11 key markets: Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, South Africa, Kenya, […]

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2019-08-22 20:38:14



Amazon Rainforest is Burning at an Unprecedented Rate  

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his government lacks the resources to fight the record number of fires in the Amazon. And he again suggested that non-governmental organizations had started fires in the rainforest, but admitted he had no evidence for this claim. From a report: He added that his government was investigating the fires. Earlier, Brazil's Environment Minister Ricardo Salles was heckled at a meeting on climate change. Conservationists have blamed Brazil's government for th

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2019-08-22 20:14:00



Minecraft Earth beta opens to Android users - CNET  

The AR mobile game has extended its beta from iOS.

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2019-08-22 20:03:16



The FCC Has No Idea How Many People Don't Have Broadband Access  

A new broadband mapping system is starting to show just how inaccurate the Federal Communications Commission's connectivity data is. From a report: In Missouri and Virginia, up to 38 percent of rural homes and businesses that the FCC counts as having broadband access actually do not, the new research found. That's more than 445,000 unconnected homes and businesses that the FCC would call "served" with its current system. Given that the new research covered just two states with a combined populat

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2019-08-22 19:36:00



Workplace digital assistant startup Capacity raises $13.2M from Midwestern VCs  

Solving information scatter inside enterprises seems to be the founding idea behind dozens of enterprise software startups. Capacity, which recently rebranded from Jane.ai, is raising new cash to tackle the issue with its corporate data search platform. The company just closed a $13.2 million Series B, funded entirely by Midwestern private investors and angels. Jane.ai […]

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2019-08-22 18:58:15



Hulu and Amazon Prime Video chip away at Netflix's dominance  

Netflix is still the No. 1 subscription streaming service in the U.S., according to a new report from eMarketer, but rivals, including Amazon Prime Video and Hulu, are starting to cut into its market share. The analyst firm forecasts 182.5 million U.S. consumers will subscribe to over-the-top streaming services this year, or 53.3% of the […]

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2019-08-22 18:54:57



Phone Companies, State Attorneys General Announce Broad Campaign To Fight Robocalls  

Twelve of the country's largest telephone companies on Thursday pledged to implement new technology to spot and block robocalls, part of an agreement brokered between the industry and 51 attorneys general to combat the growing telecom scourge. From a report: The new effort to be announced in Washington commits a wide array of companies in the absence of regulation to improving their defenses and aiding law enforcement in its investigations into illegal spam calls, which rang Americans' phones an

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2019-08-22 18:52:00



Android Ditches Desserts as Q Becomes 10  

The next version of the Android operating system (OS) will not be named after a dessert or sweet treat, ending a tradition that started in 2009. From a report: Following the pattern, the name of the new version would have started with Q. But Google said it had ditched the naming scheme because it made it difficult for consumers to know which version of the OS was the latest. The new edition, which will be released later this year, will be called Android 10. Previous versions of the mobile operat

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2019-08-22 18:10:00



NASA, the Rolling Stones and Robert Downey Jr. are up to something - CNET  

"This may be the most exciting thing I've ever done," says Downey. But you have to wait until tonight to find out.

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2019-08-22 18:08:59



Frontier technologies are moving closer to the center of venture investment  

As the technologies that were once considered science fiction become the purview of science, the venture capital firms that were once investing at the industry’s fringes are now finding themselves at the heart of the technology industry. Investing in the commercialization of technologies like genetic engineering, quantum computing, digital avatars, augmented reality, new human-computer interfaces, […]

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2019-08-22 17:55:08



The Planet Needs a New Internet  

An anonymous reader shares a report: When climate change comes for our coffee and our wine, we'll moan about it on Twitter, read about it on our favorite websites, and watch diverting videos on YouTube to fill the icy hole in our hearts. We'll do all this until the websites go dark and the networks go down because eventually, climate change will come for our internet, too. That is, unless we can get the web ready for the coming storms. Huge changes will be needed because right now, the internet

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2019-08-22 17:35:00



Facebook cracks down on more accounts tied to Myanmar's military - CNET  

It's the fourth time Facebook has removed Myanmar accounts for "coordinated inauthentic behavior."

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2019-08-22 17:34:24



Justice Department Indicts 80 Individuals, Most in Nigeria, in a Massive Business Email Scam Bust  

The Justice Department have indicted dozens of individuals accused of their involvement in a massive business email scam and money laundering scheme. From a report: Thom Mrozek, a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorneys Office for the Central District of California, confirmed more than a dozen individuals had been arrested during raids on Thursday -- mostly in the Los Angeles area. A total of 80 defendants are allegedly involved in the scheme. News of the early-morning raids were first reported by A

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2019-08-22 16:51:00



NASA Moon Diver explores ancient Hawaiian lava pits - CNET  

Take me with you, NASA.

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2019-08-22 16:38:50



Disney Plus, Star Wars The Mandalorian, MCU Phase 4: What to expect at Disney's D23 Expo - CNET  

After the packed Marvel announcements at Comic-Con, we're mostly expecting new details about Disney Plus and maybe some sneak footage of Episode 9 (fingers crossed???).

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2019-08-22 16:21:25



VMware acquires Carbon Black for $2.1B and Pivotal for $2.7 billion  

VMware today announced that it is acquiring Carbon Black, a publicly traded security company that focuses on securing modern cloud-native workloads. The price of the acquisition is about $2.1 billion. In addition, VMware also confirmed the acquisition of Pivotal, which will have a value of about $2.7 billion. VMware’s revenue for the last quarter was […]

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2019-08-22 16:12:36



Spotify Triples Free-Trial Period on Premium Service  

Spotify today extended the free-trial period for its Premium service from one month to three, tripling the amount of time listeners can take full advantage of the streaming giant's offerings without paying for them. From a report: According to the announcement, the offer is "always-on/not limited time," and will roll out across Spotify Premium plans globally: Individual and Student (where available) starting today, as well as Family (where available) and Duo (where available) in the coming month

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2019-08-22 16:10:00



EU Reportedly Wants Strict Limits For 'Indiscriminate' Facial Recognition  

The European Commission is reportedly considering sweeping reforms to facial recognition regulation to protect citizens from public surveillance, said the Financial Times on Thursday. From a report: Quoting an EU official, the newspaper said new legislation could limit "the indiscriminate use of facial recognition technology." European citizens would be given powers to "know when [facial recognition] data is used." The Commission didn't comment directly on the plans, but a spokesman pointed to a

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2019-08-22 15:34:00



DoorDash reveals details of its new tipping model  

DoorDash announced last month that it would be changing its controversial tipping model. Today it’s revealing the basics of how the new system will work. Under the past model, Dashers (DoorDash drivers and other delivery people) were guaranteed a minimum payment per delivery, with DoorDash paying a $1 base, then providing an additional payment boost […]

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2019-08-22 15:08:27



Stan Lee's daughter speaks out against Marvel/Disney in Spidey spat - CNET  

"No one could have treated my father worse than Marvel and Disney's executives," says J.C. Lee.

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2019-08-22 15:08:26



Google Chrome Proposes 'Privacy Sandbox' To Reform Advertising Evils  

Google's Chrome team proposed a "privacy sandbox" Thursday that's designed to give us the best of both worlds: ads that publishers can target toward our interests but that don't infringe our privacy. From a report: It's a major development in an area where Chrome, the dominant browser, has lagged competitors. Browsers already include security sandboxes, restrictions designed to confine malware to limit its possible damage. Google's proposed privacy sandbox would similarly restrict tracking techn

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2019-08-22 14:54:00



Apple Readies Camera-Focused Pro iPhones, New iPads, Larger MacBook Pro  

An anonymous reader writes: Apple will launch three new iPhone models in an event next week. Two will be called "Pro" models and will replace the iPhone XS and XS Max. A third phone will replace the iPhone XR and will include dual cameras, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The Pro iPhones will feature triple rear cameras that will include a wide-angle lens, support for higher resolution photos, better low light performance, and better video recording capabilities. These Pro phones will also support r

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2019-08-22 14:00:00



Tumblr's next step forward with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg  

After months of rumors, Verizon finally sold off Tumblr for a reported $3 million — a fraction of what Yahoo paid for the once mighty blogging service back in 2013. The media conglomerate (which also owns TechCrunch) was clearly never quite sure what to do with the property after gobbling it up as part of […]

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2019-08-22 13:31:49



DoorDash finally changes course, says delivery workers can keep their tips - CNET  

One month after promising to change its tipping policy, the food-delivery company serves up specifics.

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2019-08-22 13:17:31



Chicago Tribune Claims iPhone Radiofrequency Radiation Levels Measured Higher Than Legal Safety Limit In Tests  

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MacRumors: The Chicago Tribune recently launched an investigation into the radiofrequency radiation levels output by popular smartphones, and found that some of Apple's iPhones are allegedly emitting radiofrequency radiation that exceeds safety limits. According to the newspaper, it contracted an accredited lab to test several smartphones according to federal guidelines. iPhones were secured below clear liquid formulated to simulate human tissue while pro

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2019-08-22 13:00:00



Hey students, launch your startup this year with this special Extra Crunch discount  

Entrepreneurship is on the rise, and nowhere is that more true than on college campuses. Students are ditching boring office jobs to seek out their own opportunities, whether that is launching a bootstrapped app, contributing to an open-source project, or building a venture-scalable startup. Here at Extra Crunch, our mission is to go behind the […]

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2019-08-22 12:57:01



The world's first electric rally car is an Opel Corsa-e - Roadshow  

It's based on the production Corsa-e battery-electric car and it looks really good.

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2019-08-22 12:56:55



Porsche's Taycan EV interior has a whole lot o' screen - Roadshow  

It's the best look inside to date.

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2019-08-22 12:49:24



Oracle directors give blessing to shareholder lawsuit against Larry Ellison and Safra Catz  

Three years after closing a $9.3 billion deal to acquire NetSuite, several Oracle board members have written an extraordinary letter to the Delaware Court, approving a shareholder lawsuit against company executives Larry Ellison and Safra Catz over the 2016 deal. Reuters broke this story. According to Reuters’ Alison Frankel, three board members, including former U.S. […]

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2019-08-22 12:48:15



The best back-to-school laptop deals - CNET  

Major discounts on ten great laptops for students.

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2019-08-22 12:42:36






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