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GoPro will cut 270 more jobs

By | 2017-03-16T11:49:53+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Android|

More tough news for GoPro as it pre-announced its first-quarter earnings earlier today. While the company announced that revenue for the first part of 2017 will hit toward the high end of guidance, the positivity was tempered by its plans to cut 270 more jobs. That number that comes in addition to the

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Privacy hawks in Congress call on Homeland Security to warn Americans of SS7 hacking threat

By | 2017-03-16T00:59:05+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Mobile|

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and California Representative Ted Lieu are pressing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on a mobile network vulnerability that they consider to be a systemic digital threat. In a new joint letter, the two members of Congress questioned DHS Secretary John Kelly about flaws inherent in Signaling System 7 (SS7), a global

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Seriously, this skull-drilling robot is good news for humanity

By | 2017-03-15T23:21:13+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|

When someone invents a robot specifically made to drill into the skulls of unconscious, immobile humans, you’d be forgiven for feeling a natural reaction along the lines of “for the love of god, why?” But trust me, this particular robotic trepanation station is a good idea. The issue surrounds what is called microsurgery,

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Private pictures and video of Emma Watson and other celebrities leak online

By | 2017-03-16T10:19:33+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Photos apparently stolen from Emma Watson, Amanda Seyfried and other female celebrities have been posted on 4chan and Reddit, drawing comparisons to a 2014 hack, grossly dubbed “The Fappening” that exposed nude photos and video of several celebrities. The hacker in that case, Ryan Collins, obtained the pictures from iCloud accounts via a

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Announcing TechCrunch Sessions, a new series of events focused on a single topic

By | 2017-03-16T08:36:43+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Big news, folks! Today, TechCrunch is announcing a new series of events: Sessions. These events will dive deep on a single topic, bringing together experts in the field and those interested in the theme to discuss what matters. Obviously, this is going to be huge! These events will be single-day affairs with limited

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If you buy an LG G6 in the US, you get a Google Home for free

By | 2017-03-16T06:37:24+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

While LG hasn't yet shared any availability details for the G6 in the US, the Korean company is now letting us know what free gift early adopters will receive when they purchase the smartphone. "For a limited time", if you buy an G6 from an authorized mobile carrier or retailer, LG will give

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Serial founder and former Slack PM Simon Vallee is starting a personal productivity company

By | 2017-03-16T07:22:15+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Simon Vallee is exactly the kind of person who venture capitalists like to keep on their radar. He’s Canadian, for one thing. (Everyone knows how nice Canadians are.) He has also co-founded — and sold —  a number of small companies over the last decade. First, there was SiteMasher, a site-creation platform that was purchased

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Credy looks to digitize personal lending in India

By | 2017-03-16T06:21:33+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Lending platform Credy is looking to change the way people gain access to personal loans in India. The company, which is currently a part of Y Combinator’s Winter 2017 batch, is digitizing the process and improving access to capital for residents by opening up peer-to-peer loans to a wider group of borrowers and lenders. Credy

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OnePlus 3T colette edition is all-black, only 250 units will be made

By | 2017-03-16T05:11:44+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Although the teaser was blue, the special edition OnePlus 3T that got official today oddly isn't. It is, however, all-black. Sadly though, this isn't going to be a new color version for the smartphone, one you can pick when you place your order through the OnePlus website. Well, it is a new color

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Yahoo hackers manipulated search results for ‘erectile dysfunction medications’

By | 2017-03-16T04:54:13+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Android|

One of the hackers alleged to be responsible for a 2014 hack of Yahoo that affected half a billion users also manipulated search results in his favor to make some money on the side, according to the indictment filed today by the Justice Department. Alexsey Belan has been charged multiple times with e-commerce

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