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Advanced Persistent Threat Activity Targeting Energy and Other Critical Infrastructure Sectors

By | 2017-10-21T10:37:06+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Vulnerabilities | Alerts | Solutions|

Since at least May 2017, threat actors have targeted government entities and the energy, water, aviation, nuclear, and critical manufacturing sectors, and, in some cases, have leveraged their capabilities to compromise victims’ networks. Historically, cyber threat actors have targeted the energy sector with various results, ranging from cyber espionage to the ability to

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Vungle CEO arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, lewd act with 3-year-old son

By | 2017-10-21T17:18:52+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Zain Jaffer, who has been CEO of fast-growing mobile ad startup, Vungle, is out of the company after being arrested on a slew of charges, including a lewd act upon a child and assault with a deadly weapon. The alleged victim was his three-year-old son, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

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Apple hires Amazon Studios exec Morgan Wandell in push for scripted programming

By | 2017-10-21T00:52:32+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Apple|

Apple’s first few pieces of original programming, Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps, felt more like stumbles out of the gate. In this era of prestige television from cord-cutting platforms like Netflix and Amazon, the shows weren’t exactly, say, House of Cards or Transparent. But a number of moves over the past

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Huawei is working on a foldable phone too, could be released next year

By | 2017-10-21T13:36:02+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

At the launch event for the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, and Mate 10 Porsche Design, Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei's consumer business group, revealed an interesting tidbit in an interview with CNET. It turns out that Samsung and LG aren't the only companies currently working on foldable smartphones, and ZTE's Axon

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Elon Musk gets permission to begin Boring Co. digging in Maryland

By | 2017-10-21T16:11:32+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Elon Musk’s week is going pretty great thus far, between meeting the creators of Rick & Morty and now gaining permission to dig even more tunnels — besides the one he already got the OK to begin digging closer to home in Hawthorne. The new tunnel will be a 10.3-mile route that undercuts

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Shopkick lays off about 10 percent of staff

By | 2017-10-21T14:33:50+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Shopkick, a shopping rewards app owned by SK Telecom, laid off a little more than 10 percent of its staff (about 30 people) yesterday, TechCrunch has learned. Shopkick CEO Bill Demas confirmed the layoffs to TechCrunch, saying the layoffs were part of a broader restructuring of the business. Shopkick, which was founded seven

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Disputed DNA analysis software’s code open for inspection after court order

By | 2017-10-21T14:24:51+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Android|

If you’re going to convict or acquit based on evidence provided by a piece of software, you’d better be damn sure that software is reliable. One such program, a DNA analysis tool used in more than a thousand cases, has been called unreliable by critics — and a federal judge has just ordered

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ZTE Blade X launches exclusively at Cricket for $119.99

By | 2017-10-21T12:08:44+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

ZTE's Blade X Max launched at Cricket back in May, and today it's being joined by a smaller sibling, the adequately named Blade X (sans Max). This device features a 5.5-inch 720p touchscreen, a 13 MP rear camera, a 5 MP front-facing snapper, Dolby Audio, and an FM radio. It's powered by the

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TENAA photos show the HTC U11 Plus screen has rounded corners

By | 2017-10-21T09:59:38+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Here’s one thing that the speculative renders of the upcoming HTC U11 Plus did not get right – the bottom corners of the 6” screen are rounded (the top corners are square). Screen highlighted to improve visibility This year, we’ve seen plenty of unorthodox screen shapes and we think this one is quite

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Rebecca Kaden joins Union Square Ventures as general partner

By | 2017-10-21T12:05:22+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Rebecca Kaden has announced that she’s leaving Maveron to join Union Square Ventures as a general partner on the investment team. She’ll be the first female partner at USV. “While their investments in many category-defining businesses speak for themselves, I quickly learned that their passion around entrepreneurs and innovation, deep curiosity, hunger, and

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