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Facebook Says It"s Your Fault That Hackers Got Half a Billion User Phone Numbers

A database containing the phone numbers of more than half a billion Facebook users is being freely traded online, and Facebook is trying to pin the blame on everyone but themselves. From a report: A blog post titled "The Facts on News Reports About F.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 7th, 2021

Google"s FeedBurner Moves To a New Infrastructure But Loses Its Email Subscription Service

Google today announced that it is moving FeedBurner to a new infrastructure but also deprecating its email subscription service. From a report: If you're an internet user of a certain age, chances are you used Google's FeedBurner to manage the RSS fe.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 58 min. ago

How the FBI Managed To Get Into the San Bernardino Shooter"s iPhone

A new report from The Washington Post reveals how the FBI gained access to an iPhone linked to the 2015 San Bernardino shooting. Apple refused to build a backdoor into the phone, citing the potential to undermine the security of hundreds of millions.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 58 min. ago

Crypto"s near-term success could hinge on Coinbase"s public listing

Nasdaq set a reference price of $250 per share on Tuesday, resulting in a projected valuation of $49.8 billion for Coinbase. Because this is a direct listing and not a traditional initial public offering, however, the $250 figure isn’t an offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

Fan-made Sonic game for PS5 was created inside another game

What makes this iteration of Sonic Adventure so special is the fact it was created inside another game. That’s right, YouTube user OpyGam3r built everything seen here in Dreams, the sprawling sandbox title from British developer Media Molecule. Foo.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

Dell is spinning out VMware in a deal expected to generate over $9B for the company

Dell announced this afternoon that it’s spinning out VMware, a move that has been suspected for some time. Dell, acquired VMware as part of the massive $58 billion EMC acquisition (announced as $67 billion) in 2015. The way that the deal works.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

Finally, you can use a Google Nest smart speaker or display to find an iPhone

Google Assistant can now find your phone for you, even if it's an iPhone......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G review: Buy this phone

Want a great Samsung phone but not a $1,000-plus bill? This is it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Zeta in talks with SoftBank to raise at over $1 billion valuation

Banking tech startup Zeta is inching closer to the much sought-after unicorn status as it talks to investors to finalize a new round, sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 is in talks to lead a ~$250 million Series.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 30 min. ago

Coinbase Opens at $102 Billion Valuation on First Day of Public Trading

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase opened trading on Wednesday at $381 per share, giving it a fully diluted market value of around $102 billion. From a report: This is a slight premium to the most recent private trades for Coinbase stock, and more than.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 58 min. ago

China"s Most Popular EV is No Longer a Tesla

A new EV made by General Motors and Chinese manufacturers underlines the virtues of Lilliputian size Tesla sales in China more than doubled in 2020, to nearly $6.6 billion, accounting for 21 percent of the company’s booming worldwide total. B.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 58 min. ago

How Pilot charted a course of not raising too much money

A few weeks ago, we wrote about fintech Pilot raising a $100 million Series C that doubled the company’s valuation to $1.2 billion. Bezos Expeditions — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ personal investment fund — and Whale Rock Capital joined the ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 58 min. ago

Deepfake video app Avatarify, which process on-phone, plans digital watermark for videos

Making deepfake videos used to be hard. Now all you need is a smartphone. Avatarify, a startup that allows people to make deepfake videos directly on their phone rather than in the cloud, is soaring up the app charts after being used by celebrities s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 58 min. ago

Facebook faces investigation over data breach

The Irish Data Protection Commission is to launch an investigation into whether it broke GDPR rules......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News12 hr. 58 min. ago

Sweden Drops Russian Hacking Investigation Due To Legal Complications

The Swedish government dropped today its investigation into the 2017 hack of its sports authority, citing legal constraints that would have prevented prosecutors from charging the Russian hackers responsible for the intrusion, which officials claimed.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 58 min. ago

Biden Rushes To Protect the Power Grid as Hacking Threats Grow

A White House plan to rapidly shore up the security of the U.S. power grid will begin with a 100-day sprint, but take years more to transform utilities' ability to fight off hackers, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing a draft version of the plan co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 30 min. ago

The new Sony Xperia 1 III is the world"s first phone with a 4K 120Hz OLED display

The new Xperia phones might be difficult to tell apart from their predecessors since they carry the same tall and narrow form factor with an almost identical aesthetic. However, they now pack beefier internals, including 5G-capable Qualcomm chips acr.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News15 hr. 58 min. ago

Coinbase"s public listing is a watershed moment for the cryptocurrency industry

Nasdaq set a reference price of $250 per share on Tuesday, resulting in a projected valuation of $49.8 billion for Coinbase. Because this is a direct listing and not a traditional initial public offering, however, the $250 figure isn’t an offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News15 hr. 58 min. ago

Why expensive workout gear is actually cheap

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. For this week’s deep dive Natasha and Alex wanted to dig into the Tonal EC-1, a huge document spread across a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 58 min. ago

Ireland opens GDPR investigation into Facebook leak

Ireland opens GDPR investigation into Facebook leak.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 58 min. ago

Instagram’s new test lets you choose if you want to hide ‘Likes,’ Facebook test to follow

Instagram today will begin a new test around hiding Like counts on users’ posts, following its experiments in this area which first began in 2019. This time, however, Instagram is not enabling or disabling the feature for more users. Instead, i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 58 min. ago