Uber in legal crosshairs over hack cover-up

Two US states on Wednesday confirmed they are investigating Uber's cover-up of a hack at the ride-sharing giant that compromised the personal information of 57 million users and drivers.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Did you 'like' Russian propaganda? Facebook will clue you in

Facebook says it will show users if they followed or 'liked' Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram.

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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New York Attorney General says investigation of fake net neutrality foes has been stymied by the FCC

Hundreds of thousands of comments left on the FCC's website about net neutrality may be fake, according to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

6 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Apple scientists disclose self-driving car findings

Famed for its secrecy on future products, two Apple scientists disclose new ways self-driving cars can spot cyclists

23 hours ago from The Independent

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Google secretly tracks people even after they've explicitly told it to stop

The company can pinpoint exactly where you are even when you go out of your way to hide this information

20 hours ago from The Independent

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Meg Whitman stepping down as HP Enterprise CEO

Meg Whitman, who oversaw the breakup of one of Silicon Valley's pioneering companies, is stepping down as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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The FCC's "Restoring Internet Freedom" order demolishes net neutrality

In December 2016 President Trump appointed Ajit Pai as chairman of the FCC. Upon accepting the position Pai declared, "We need to fire up the weed whacker and remove those rules that ...

5 hours ago from Gizmag

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Apple supplier used illegal teenage labor to assemble the iPhone X: report

If you own an iPhone X, there is a chance your prized smartphone was built from forced labor of Chinese high school students.

Tue 21 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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US charges Iranian over 'Game of Thrones' HBO hack

The United States on Tuesday charged an Iranian computer whiz with hacking into HBO, stealing scripts and plot summaries for "Games of Thrones," and trying to extort $6 million in Bitcoin out ...

Tue 21 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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Intel Patches Major Flaws in the Intel Management Engine

Intel has released a new set of updates for the Intel Management Engine. There are multiple significant security vulnerabilities in the engine that this should address, once OEMs make fixes ...

16 hours ago from Extremetech

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