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What Jeff Bezos Can Bid You About Smartphone Security What Jeff Bezos Can Bid You About Smartphone Security

What Jeff Bezos Can Bid You About Smartphone Security

By 19 hours ago

Jeff Bezos might be (much) wealthier than you, but he’s not smarter than you—at least, not when it comes to basic smartphone security. As you probably read and laughed at (and then sighed at, after you looked up how much Bezos makes each minute), Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman recently sent Bezos a video…

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Lauri Cherish: I change into once suicidal when facing extradition Lauri Cherish: I change into once suicidal when facing extradition

Lauri Cherish: I change into once suicidal when facing extradition

By 2 days ago

The alleged computer hacker Lauri Love has said he was “actively to acutely suicidal” when facing extradition to the US after being accused of stealing data from US agencies including the FBI, the Federal Reserve and Nasa computer systems.His lowest moment was when he feared he might not be able to appeal, he told Hardtalk’s…

Any individual Bid Me Out of Spending $900 on Some Keyboard Caps Any individual Bid Me Out of Spending $900 on Some Keyboard Caps

Any individual Bid Me Out of Spending $900 on Some Keyboard Caps

By 2 days ago

I need your help. When I get anxious, I like to buy things. I’ve been good about it for the last few years. I buy a couch—because I need a couch. Or I buy a new computer case because my old one is too big for the space where I’m putting the computer. Sometimes, I’ll…

At as soon as nabs $20M led by Samsung to abet invent customer support chatbots more incandescent, adds novel CEO At as soon as nabs $20M led by Samsung to abet invent customer support chatbots more incandescent, adds novel CEO

At as soon as nabs $20M led by Samsung to abet invent customer support chatbots more incandescent, adds novel CEO

By 2 days ago

Chatbots have had a patchy track record in the world of tech, where early efforts not only failed to deliver on the magical idea of a computer producing the exact answers you were looking for in a chat-based Q&A, they even produced surprising (and not in a good way) results instead. Things have moved along,…

UN story says malware built by NSO Crew ‘perchance’ outmoded in Bezos phone hack UN story says malware built by NSO Crew ‘perchance’ outmoded in Bezos phone hack

UN story says malware built by NSO Crew ‘perchance’ outmoded in Bezos phone hack

By 2 days ago

United Nations experts are calling for an investigation after a forensic report said Saudi officials “most likely” used a mobile hacking tool, such as one built by the NSO Group, to hack into the phone of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Remarks made by U.N. human rights experts on Wednesday said mobile spyware was likely used…

Engadget Podcast: Breaking down the Samsung fest and MWC mess Engadget Podcast: Breaking down the Samsung fest and MWC mess

Engadget Podcast: Breaking down the Samsung fest and MWC mess

By 2 days ago

A bunch of things in tech got the proverbial nails slammed into their coffins this week. Andy Rubin’s Essential phone company shut down, MWC got canceled due to fears over coronavirus and the Motorola Razr folding flip phone is pretty likely dead on arrival thanks to Samsung’s new Galaxy Z Flip. Cherlynn is joined by…

Feds Get Fourth Amendment Workaround, Lift Phone Places From Marketing Corporations Feds Get Fourth Amendment Workaround, Lift Phone Places From Marketing Corporations

Feds Get Fourth Amendment Workaround, Lift Phone Places From Marketing Corporations

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A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent aims his weapon from a Black Hawk helicopter while pursuing a truck with suspected undocumented immigrants on February 21, 2018 in McAllen, Texas.Photo: John Moore (GettySidestepping the need to obtain a search warrant, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has reportedly been accessing phone location data belonging…

The Morning After: Cell World Congress 2020 is formally canceled The Morning After: Cell World Congress 2020 is formally canceled

The Morning After: Cell World Congress 2020 is formally canceled

By 2 days ago

It’s over.Essential is shutting downAs a result of the shutdown, Essential says it will no longer have security updates or customer support for the Essential Phone. Additionally, Newton Mail, which Essential acquired when it purchased developer CloudMagic in 2018, will stop working on May 1st. Finally, the company says there’s “no clear path” to delivering…

How ‘product-led enhance’ can propel your SaaS company to success — no sales personnel wished How ‘product-led enhance’ can propel your SaaS company to success — no sales personnel wished

How ‘product-led enhance’ can propel your SaaS company to success — no sales personnel wished

By 3 days ago

If you’re selling Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), you could do worse than follow the example of tech giants like Slack, Dropbox, Survey Monkey, Altassian, etc. These super-successful companies have done awfully well with a “product-led growth” approach, and it makes sense to emulate them. I’m not too proud to say my team cribbed off their playbook, as…

Why Nike’s high-tech Vaporfly sneakers are banned from World Athletics occasions Why Nike’s high-tech Vaporfly sneakers are banned from World Athletics occasions

Why Nike’s high-tech Vaporfly sneakers are banned from World Athletics occasions

By 3 days ago

We republished an article by our syndication partner The Conversation stating that Nike’s Vaporfly shoes have been banned by World Athletics. This is an incorrect statement: Vaporfly shoes have not been banned from athletic events. Because TNW did not author the article, we therefore can’t corrections. This is why we decided to pull the article completely.…

These 15 matchmaking and social media startups wish to change how we connect These 15 matchmaking and social media startups wish to change how we connect

These 15 matchmaking and social media startups wish to change how we connect

By 3 days ago

The first thing that comes to mind when we think of social platforms and matchmaking is usually dating apps, but the potential of matchmaking algorithms goes way beyond making personal connections. Sometimes all you’re looking for is a developer with the right tech skills to get your fantasy project off the ground, or someone who…

The Galaxy S20 Ultra’s Residence Zoom camera is supreme and a bit creepy The Galaxy S20 Ultra’s Residence Zoom camera is supreme and a bit creepy

The Galaxy S20 Ultra’s Residence Zoom camera is supreme and a bit creepy

By 4 days ago

Source: Andrew Martonik / Android CentralThe Galaxy S20 Ultra is here! Samsung’s latest flagship was announced a few weeks ago and we’ve received our review unit ahead of the phone going on sale tomorrow. As we begin the review process, we wanted to share these first zoom samples captured by the Space Zoom camera. The…

U.S. Lawyer Total Barr: Will absorb to serene Facebook, Google be accountable for person posts? U.S. Lawyer Total Barr: Will absorb to serene Facebook, Google be accountable for person posts?

U.S. Lawyer Total Barr: Will absorb to serene Facebook, Google be accountable for person posts?

By 4 days ago

(Reuters) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google, and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability that has kept them from being sued over material their users post. “No longer are tech companies the underdog upstarts. They have become titans,” Barr said at a public meeting…

Unlit haircare startup Naza Beauty valid raised $1 million from Alexis Ohanian’s Initialized Capital Unlit haircare startup Naza Beauty valid raised $1 million from Alexis Ohanian’s Initialized Capital

Unlit haircare startup Naza Beauty valid raised $1 million from Alexis Ohanian’s Initialized Capital

By 4 days ago

As we all saw in Oscar-winning short film Hair Love, black hair is beautiful, but it’s also notoriously difficult to manage. One of the first hair memories Naza founder and CEO Natanya Montgomery has is of her mom brushing her hair into three afro puffs on the top of her head. When she was seven,…

The Laptop Scientist Accountable For Slit again, Copy, and Paste, Has Passed Away The Laptop Scientist Accountable For Slit again, Copy, and Paste, Has Passed Away

The Laptop Scientist Accountable For Slit again, Copy, and Paste, Has Passed Away

By 5 days ago

The advent of the personal computer wasn’t just about making these powerful machines available to everyone, it was also about making them accessible and usable, even for those lacking a computer science degree. Larry Tesler, who passed away on Monday, might not be a household name like Steve Jobs or Bill Gates, but his contributions…

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