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A Stalkerware Firm Is Leaking Real-Time Screenshots of People"s Phones Online

A stalkerware company that's designed to let customers spy on their spouses's, children's, or employees' devices is exposing victims' data, allowing anyone on the internet to see screenshots of phones simply by visiting a specific URL. From a report:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotSep 23rd, 2021

PayPal Exploring a Purchase of Pinterest, Valuing Social Media Firm at $39 Billion

PayPal is exploring an acquisition of social media company Pinterest, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday. From a report: San Jose, California-based PayPal has recently approached Pinterest about a potential deal, the people said, asking not to be i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

4 questions that get the answers you need from IT vendors

It’s the time of year when most enterprises are involved in a more-or-less-formal technology review cycle, as a preparatory step for next year’s budgeting. They’ve done this for decades, and it’s interesting to me that in any given year, e.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

PlayStation 5 beta temporarily stores screenshots and video in the cloud for easy sharing via PS app

Sony announced via Twitter that it is beta testing a PlayStation 5 feature to allow users to share screenshots and videos through the PlayStation mobile app. The beta is only available in Japan and Canada currently. Sony did not share any plans to op.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

NZXT is offering 10 percent off its custom and pre-built PCs for a limited time

From now through 11:59 p.m. Pacific on October 20, NZXT’s computer building service can be utilized with a 10 percent discount. The service allows shoppers to configure a custom PC using NZXT’s online configuration tool that’s tailored to your.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Google unveils "Tensor" SoC for on-device machine learning in Pixel 6

Both of the Pixel 6 phones will incorporate Google's new Tensor processor. The SoC lies at the core of Google's machine learning model and enhances features like Google Assistant, Google Translate, Photos, and even mundane phone calls......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

The Dark Web has become darker and busier, cybercrime services cost less than $500

Cloud security firm, Bitglass, recreated a data tracking experiment from 2015 by inventing a fictional identity selling login and password data. Researchers then posted the information in several dark web marketplaces, enticing users by offering acce.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Google introduces Real Tone to fight bias in camera tech

One of Google's blog posts that came with the Pixel 6 presentation, along with the announcement page for Real Tone, both admit that Google in the past has had problems accurately representing people of color with its photo technology. The blog post e.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Bitcoin reaches new all-time high of nearly $67,000

Bitcoin’s latest run is largely credited to the successful debut of the first US Bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund earlier this week. According to CoinDesk, Bitcoin has generated returns north of 122 percent year-to-date......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Pandemic Year One Saw a Dramatic Global Rise in Anxiety and Depression

In hindsight, 2020 witnessed a disproportionate mental health burden on women and young people -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Risk of Dangerous Heat Exposure Is Growing Quickly in Cities

Population growth, climate change and the urban heat island effect are combining to put more people at risk -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Gut Bacteria Change as You Get Older--and May Accelerate Aging

Microbe types in older people’s intestines are different and are linked to disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Who Needs a COVID Booster Shot? Experts Answer Common Questions

Now that the FDA has authorized the shots for a broad range of Americans, many people want to know if they need a booster dose. Here’s what we have learned so far -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

How Squid Game Stays A Secret Despite So Many People Going Missing

Netflix's Korean survival drama Squid Game has captured the imagination of a global audience, but how exactly does the game stay a secret despite so many people going missing? The Netflix smash hit establishes that a group of weal.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Why The Seinfeld & Elaine Romance Subplot Went Nowhere After Season 2

Seinfeld did have the makings of a long-term Jerry-Elaine romance, but it ultimately went nowhere - here's why. Seinfeld explored multiple romantic relationships Elaine and Jerry had with other people, but rarely addressed the prospect of bringing th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

The (Very Slow) Race to Move Forests in Time to Save Them

Trees have always migrated to survive. But now they need help to avoid climate catastrophe......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

People Should Drink Way More Recycled Wastewater

Filtration technology produces water so pure, it would actually harm you if they didn’t put minerals back into it......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Lightweight electric wristband heaters for constant, portable warmth

As the fall chill settles in across the U.S., people are getting out their cozy sweaters and electric blankets, or stocking up on handheld heat packets for extra warmth. But sweaters and blankets are bulky, and heat packs only work for a little while.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

The Royal Mint To Extract Gold From Old Phones

Gold and precious metals are to be extracted from old phones and laptops by Britain's coin-maker. From a report: The Royal Mint plans to introduce a world-first technology to the UK to recycle gold from electronic waste. Fewer than one fifth of elect.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High Above $65K

Bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has hit a new all-time high above $65,000. From a report: The crypto broke above its previous high of $64,889 reached in April. Bitcoin is currently changing hands for around $65,6.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

Millions of people were evacuated during disasters last year – another rising cost of climate change

As world leaders prepare for the COP26 climate talks next month, it's worth recalling a sobering line from the royal commission's report into the 2019–20 Australian bushfires: "what was unprecedented is now our future.".....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago