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Facebook – your private life in public? Not in Germany

Facebook – your private life in public? Not in Germany

Written by on July 28, 2015 in News with 0 Comments
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Facebook may not prevent its users from using fake names, a German privacy watchdog said on Tuesday, in the latest privacy setback for the U.S. company in ... Read More
Stagefright will scare the pants off Android users

Stagefright will scare the pants off Android users

Written by on July 28, 2015 in News with 0 Comments
Stagefright, believed to be the worst Android vulnerability discovered to date, exposes 95 percent of Android devices (an estimated 950 million of them) to external attack. Joshua Drake from Zimperium ... Read More
Blockchain technology will cut out bank transaction fees

Blockchain technology will cut out bank transaction fees

Written by on July 28, 2015 in News with 0 Comments
LONDON (Reuters) – One of the founders of trading venue Chi-X Europe is joining the race to bring “blockchain” technology, the system that tracks and identifies transactions in digital-currency bitcoin, ... Read More
Forget self-driving cars, now we have self-driving trucks

Forget self-driving cars, now we have self-driving trucks

Written by on July 27, 2015 in News with 0 Comments
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German carmaker Daimler is planning to test self-driving trucks as early as this year, executive board member Wolfgang Bernhard told a German newspaper. “We are positive that ... Read More
Carrier fined $9 million for ‘slamming’ and ‘cramming’

Carrier fined $9 million for ‘slamming’ and ‘cramming’

Written by on July 27, 2015 in News with 0 Comments
The Federal Communications Commission has fined GPSPS, Inc., an Atlanta, GA telephone company, $9,065,000 for switching consumers’ long distance carriers without their authorization (‘slamming), billing consumers for unauthorized charges (‘cramming’), ... Read More
Fiat Chrysler to recall vehicles to prevent hacking

Fiat Chrysler to recall vehicles to prevent hacking

Written by on July 27, 2015 in News with 0 Comments
DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler will recall 1.4 million vehicles in the United States to install software to prevent hackers from gaining remote control of the engine, steering and ... Read More
US Treasury systems were vulnerable

US Treasury systems were vulnerable

Written by on July 24, 2015 in News with 0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lax security left the U.S. Treasury’s computer system for tracking overseas threats to America’s financial system vulnerable to hackers, according to a government audit prepared in late ... Read More
US personnel system back online – incrementally

US personnel system back online – incrementally

Written by on July 24, 2015 in News with 0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government’s hiring office, hit recently by a massive computer hack, said on Thursday it was restarting its online system for processing security clearance applications. Shut ... Read More
Tariffs cut by WTO could create 60,000 jobs

Tariffs cut by WTO could create 60,000 jobs

Written by on July 24, 2015 in News with 0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – World Trade Organization (WTO) members finalized a deal on Friday to cut tariffs on $1 trillion worth of information technology products in a boost for producers of ... Read More
Is Apple breaking antitrust law?

Is Apple breaking antitrust law?

Written by on July 23, 2015 in News with 0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. senator wants two federal agencies to investigate whether Apple Inc is breaking antitrust law in how it treats music services that compete with the streaming ... Read More
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