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Toshiba Sues Western Digital For $1 Billion in Damages

Toshiba has raised the stakes in an embittered legal row with its joint venture partner, suing Western Digital for a $1bn in damages and hoping Japanese courts will quash the US firm's interference in the sale of its memory chip business. From a repo.....»»

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Vulnerability Discovered In Latest Ubuntu Distributions, Users Advised To Update

Celarent Darii writes: There is a vulnerability in the latest ubuntu distributions due to the DNS resolver included in systemd. The inclusion of the dns resolver was lamented by many on the mailing list, not without cause. All are advised to update t.....»»

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FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab

FBI agents on Tuesday paid visits to at least a dozen employees of Kaspersky Lab, a Russia-based cyber-security company, asking questions about that company's operations as part of a counter-intelligence inquiry, multiple sources familiar with the ma.....»»

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Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Defends Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

An anonymous reader writes: Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has absorbed blistering criticism for the way he handled allegations of sexual misconduct at the San Francisco riding-hailing service. But he can at least count on the support of one big nam.....»»

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President Trump Attacks Amazon, Incorrectly Claiming That It Owns The Washington Post For Tax Purposes

The Washington Post, which has been critical of Donald Trump and his administration in its coverage, has become the latest victim in Trump's Twitter tirade. On Wednesday, he accused Amazon of not "paying internet taxes (which they should)," adding th.....»»

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The Guardian Backtracks On WhatsApp "Backdoor" Report

Five months after The Guardian published an investigative report, in which it found a "backdoor" in the Facebook-owned service, the publication is finally making amendments. The January report immediately stirred controversy among security experts, w.....»»

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Microsoft"s Telemetry Shows Petya Infections in 65 Countries Around the World

From a blog post by Microsoft: On June 27, 2017 reports of a ransomware infection began spreading across Europe. We saw the first infections in Ukraine, where more than 12,500 machines encountered the threat. We then observed infections in another 64.....»»

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Contractors Lose Jobs After Hacking CIA"s In-House Vending Machines

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechRepublic: Today's vending machines are likely to be bolted to the floor or each other and are much more sophisticated -- possibly containing machine intelligence, and belonging to the Internet of Things (I.....»»

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Amazon Will Offer Prime Video At Half-Price In All New Markets For Six More Months

An anonymous reader writes: Amazon is leaving no stones unturned with its Prime Video, which it expanded to over 200 international markets last December. For the last six months, the company has been offering Prime Video, the sticker price of which i.....»»

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Amazon Will Offer Prime Video At Half-Price In All Markets For Six More Months

An anonymous reader writes: Amazon is leaving no stones unturned with its Prime Video, which it expanded to over 200 international markets last December. For the last six months, the company has been offering Prime Video, the sticker price of which i.....»»

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Blue Origin To Build Its BE-4 Rocket Engine In Alabama, Creating Hundreds of Jobs

Blue Origin has recently announced its plans to manufacture the company's new rocket engine, the BE-4, at a state-of-the-art facility in Huntsville, Alabama. According to The Verge, the benefits for Blue Origin are both practical and political. From.....»»

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August Solar Eclipse Could Disrupt Roads and Cellular Networks

GeoGreg writes: On August 21, 2017, the contiguous United States will experience its first total solar eclipse since 1979. According to GreatAmericanEclipse.com's Michael Zeiler, approximately 200 million people live within one day's drive of the ecl.....»»

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Vegan Mayonnaise Company Starts Growing Its Own Meat In Labs, Says It Will Get To Stores First

Chase Purdy reports via Quartz: The maker of vegan mayonnaise has been working on getting lab-made meat onto dinner tables everywhere. It's just that nobody knew about it. Hampton Creek -- a company that built its name on plant-based condiments and v.....»»

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World"s First Floating Windfarm To Take Shape Off Coast of Scotland

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The world's first floating windfarm has taken to the seas in a sign that a technology once confined to research and development drawing boards is finally ready to unlock expanses of ocean for gen.....»»

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Britain"s Newest Warship Runs Windows XP, Raising Cyber Attack Fears

Chrisq shares a report from The Telegraph: Fears have been raised that Britain's largest ever warship could be vulnerable to cyber attacks after it emerged it appears to be running the outdated Microsoft Windows XP. A defense source told The telegrap.....»»

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Comcast and Charter In Talks With Sprint To Offer Wireless Service

According to The Wall Street Journal, Sprint's merger talks with T-Mobile are temporarily on hold while the carrier mulls over a number of potential deals with the United States' two biggest cable companies, Comcast and Charter. While Comcast is alre.....»»

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Lawmakers Want To Move Fast On Self-Driving Car Legislation

An anonymous reader shares a report: Members of Congress said Tuesday that they hope to move forward with a package of self-driving car legislation by the end of July. "We've got to keep moving, because again, this technology is moving away from us,.....»»

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Petya Ransomware Outbreak Originated In Ukraine Via Tainted Accounting Software

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bleeping Computer: Today's massive ransomware outbreak was caused by a malicious software update for M.E.Doc, a popular accounting software used by Ukrainian companies. According to several researchers, such a.....»»

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Police Use Lyft As "Trojan Horse" To Capture Suspect In Murder of Tech CEO

McGruber writes: On Friday, June 23, 2017, three men broke into the home of Albert Eugene DeMagnus, the CEO of Computer Management Services. The men stabbed DeMangus, who was pronounced dead after he had been taken to a hospital. Police officers chas.....»»

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NVIDIA To Launch Graphics Cards Specifically Designed For Digital Currency Mining

Digital currency mining is in high demand, causing GPU prices to skyrocket. Nvidia is planning to capitalize on this trend by releasing graphics cards specifically designed for cryptocurrency. From a product listing on ASUS' website: "ASUS Mining P10.....»»

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