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Meet MBR-ONI, Bootkit Ransomware Used as a Targeted Wiper

By | 2017-11-02T04:27:19+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: CyberSecurity|

Earlier this year a new ransomware, dubbed ONI, was discovered in Japan. It is described as a sub-species of the GlobeImposter ransomware. Researchers blogged in July, "When it infects it, it encrypts the file, assigns the extension .oni to the filename, and asks for payment to decrypt it." Cybereason now suggests that it

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Apple releases iOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, and tvOS 11.1

By | 2017-11-01T13:22:42+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: GSM|

After a few weeks of beta testing, Apple has finalized iOS 11.1 and made it available today for supported devices. This release doesn't bring huge new features compared to iOS 11, which debuted last month, but that doesn't mean you should ignore it. Headlining iOS 11.1 are over 70 new emoji, including new

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‘House of Cards’ production halted ‘until further notice’ in response to Kevin Spacey allegations

By | 2017-11-01T04:58:58+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

The fallout from allegations around House of Cards star Kevin Spacey continues. Netflix and production company Media Rights Capital say that they’ve actually halted production on the show: “MRC and Netflix have decided to suspend production on HOUSE OF CARDS season six, until further notice, to give us time to review the current

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Microsoft launches a revamped version of Mixer into beta

By | 2017-10-31T23:08:57+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Microsoft|

Microsoft today announced the launch of a new beta version of its mobile gameplay streaming app, Mixer, for both iOS and Android. The company says the new app features an entirely different codebase that will allow it to roll out updates more quickly, and includes a number of changes focused on improving the

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Gaming accessories firm Razer to raise up to $550M in Hong Kong IPO

By | 2017-11-01T03:38:15+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

Razer, the U.S.-Singapore firm that produces PCs and peripherals for gamers, is set to raise as much as $550 million from its Hong Kong IPO after it revealed its price range. The company first filed to go public in July, and today it confirmed that it plans to offer 1,063,600,000 shares at a

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Google’s Fast Pair feature starts arriving on non-Pixel Android phones

By | 2017-10-31T18:51:02+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

In the avalanche of news that was Google’s Pixel 2 event last month, the company kind of glossed over the Fast Pair feature. Understandably so — it had a lot to get through at the event. And besides, it was far from the coolest thing about the company’s new Pixel Buds headphones (that

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Apple releases iOS 11.1 with shiny new emojis

By | 2017-10-31T19:59:09+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|

New emojis. Do you need to hear anything else? Apple just released an iOS update. iOS 11.1 is the first feature update for iOS 11. It adds a couple of new things, starting with dozens of new emojis. Apple already previewed some of the new emojis, but they are now available to everyone.

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Applications to volunteer at Disrupt Berlin are now open

By | 2017-11-01T02:33:13+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

If you’re looking to roll up your sleeves to help put on the best startup show in Berlin, you should definitely sign up to be a TechCrunch Work Exchange Volunteer at Disrupt Berlin 2017. TechCrunch is thrilled to announce that we are now accepting applications to the Work Exchange at this year’s show in Berlin, and

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Alas, Astropad’s ‘Camera Button’ was too cool for Apple

By | 2017-10-31T19:05:24+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Apple|

Astropad’s forthcoming Luna display adapter and software turns your iPad into a wireless, essentially lag-free monitor for your Mac – and the company wanted to make it even cooler by including a clever hack that turned the iPad’s mostly useless front-facing camera into a software button. But, unsurprisingly, Apple has nixed the feature

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Microsoft rolls out LinkedIn integrations in Outlook.com

By | 2017-10-31T19:00:22+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Microsoft|

Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of business networking site LinkedIn is starting to pay off – at least in terms of product integrations that make sense. The company today announced that LinkedIn integration within Outlook.com is now going live, allowing email users to view insights, profile pictures, work history and more from within their

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