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Taylor Swift excused from defamation case day after groping testimony

One day after Taylor Swift gave gripping court testimony about being groped by a radio DJ, the pop star was removed as a defendant in the man's $3 million defamation lawsuit against her. The federal judge presiding over the case said Friday the Denve.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableAug 12th, 2017

Take $40 off the durable, water-resistant Beats Tour2 in-ear headphones

The Beats Tour2 in-ear headphones are durable and water-resistant, making them the perfect solution for listening to music during workouts and other activities. For a limited time, you can score the Tour2 headphones for just $50 after a $40 discount......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Two-Factor Authentication Fail: Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency

Reader Cludge shares an NYT report: Hackers have discovered that one of the most central elements of online security -- the mobile phone number -- is also one of the easiest to steal. In a growing number of online attacks, hackers have been calling u.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S’17 Demo Day 1

 A stem cell cryobank, self-flying personal planes, and an augmented reality data platform were amongst the highlights of the prestigious Y Combinator startup accelerator’s Summer 2017 Demo Day part 1. You can read about all 50 startups th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Samsung launches Bixby worldwide

It seems like yesterday when Samsung announced the launch of its smart voice assistant, Bixby — OK, I jest, it was ages ago. But after several delays, we can now finally say Bixby is globally available, as Samsung just announced its launch in m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency

So-called phone porting attacks are exposing a vulnerability that could be exploited against anybody with valuable emails or other digital files......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Missy Elliot"s hometown fans want to prop up her statue in place of a Confederate monument

Over 22,000 people have signed an online petition to replace a Confederate monument in Portsmouth, Va., with a statue of their local hero, Missy Elliott. After the white supremacists rally in Charlottesville,there have been calls to remove several Co.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

Spyware backdoor prompts Google to pull 500 apps with >100m downloads

Google killed secret plugin download capability after being alerted by researchers. Enlarge (credit: portal gda) At least 500 apps collectively downloaded more than 100 million times from Google's official Play Market contained a secret backdo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

After "The Defenders," expect more crossovers between the Marvel-Netflix superhero shows

This interview contains spoilers for Season 1 of Marvel's The Defenders. After four years of build-up, The Defenders is finally out in the world, bringing together Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and I.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

500 Google Play apps with >100 million downloads had spyware backdoor

Google killed secret plugin download capability after being alerted by researchers. Enlarge (credit: portal gda) At least 500 apps collectively downloaded more than 100 million times from Google's official Play Market contained a secret backdo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Samsung’s Bixby assistant is now available for Galaxy S8 owners worldwide

 Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant is now global after it expanded into over 200 countries today. Bixby is Samsung’s answer to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and other virtual assistants. It got off to a bumpy start when it d.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

Samsung’s Bixby Voice Now Available in Over 200 Countries

Samsung’s Bixby Voice feature for its personal assistant app is now available in over 200 countries around the world on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. After first launching in Korea and then the US, this expansion is a good sign that Bixby Voice.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

Inseego Names Chief Strategy Officer

San Diego-based mobile broadband equipment maker Inseego is continuing to reshape its executive team, after a major shift in direction, saying today that it has named Chris Lytle as its new Chief Strategy Officer. Lytle was most recently President of.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News4 hr. 20 min. ago

Is mobile killing the LAN?

I was talking with an industry CEO the other day and he offered an intriguing thought. He said that the LAN is dead — along with its associated routers and hubs and other network hardware — and that mobile has killed it. But the LAN isn’t de.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Help! My Son Confuses Me With Amazon’s Alexa

When smart homes aren't Last week, when asking for a cup of yogurt, my three-year-old son called me Alexa. It’s a funny, modern problem to have your child mistake you for a disembodied A.I. voice—in this case, the one powering Amazo.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Moto G5S Plus coming to India on August 29

Moto G5S Plus will be sold exclusively on Amazon. According to the page on Amazon’s website, the Moto G5S Plus will be launched on August 29 at 12PM. Lenovo is gearing up to bring the Moto G5S Plus to India. After launching it along with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Microsoft Germany agrees to stop forcing Windows upgrade downloads

After 18 months of delays, Microsoft has responded to a cease-and-desist complaint filed by Munich’s Baden-Würtenberg consumer rights center (Verbraucherschutz) by vowing to never again forcibly download upgrade files onto customers’ computer.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

Nissan of New Rochelle fraud charges lead to costly lesson

After Nissan of New Rochelle was caught defrauding almost 300 customers over a bogus theft-deterrent product, the new owner took action......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 43 min. ago

WhatsApp Rolls Out Colorful Status Feature On Android & iOS

WhatsApp has finally announced the color status feature similar to what we can see on Facebook, after being spotted on the Beta version recently. The new feature allows you to create colorful text-based status updates and thus, brings in the fun elem.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News6 hr. 19 min. ago

After years of investigation, feds bust one of AlphaBay’s largest drug rings

Suspect got this text: “Rule 101 in drug dealing... don’t be so fucking mean to people.” Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel / Getty Images News) Six Southern Californians have been arrested for being involved in one of the largest drug r.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

Samsung launches Bixby in 200 countries, UK and Australia included

It seems like yesterday when Samsung announced the launch of its smart voice assistant, Bixby — OK, I jest, it was ages ago. But after several delays, we can now finally say Bixby is globally available, as Samsung just announced its launch in m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 35 min. ago