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Robot manufacturers are not fixing security flaws fast enough

Robot manufacturers are not fixing security flaws fast enough

Written by on August 23, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Researchers who warned half a dozen robot manufacturers in January about nearly 50 vulnerabilities in their home, business and industrial robots, say only a few of the problems have been addressed. The researchers, Cesar Cerrudo and Lucas Apa of cybersecurity firm IOActive, said the vulnerabilities would allow hackers to spy on users, […]

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Wal-Mart adds voice shopping to counter Amazon moves

Wal-Mart adds voice shopping to counter Amazon moves

Written by on August 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc is teaming up with Alphabet Inc’s Google to enter the nascent voice-shopping market, currently dominated by Amazon.com Inc, adding another front to Wal-Mart’s battle with the online megastore. Google, which makes the Android software used to run most of the world’s smartphones, will offer hundreds of thousands of Walmart […]

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Foxconn plans a $10 billion LCD campus in Wisconsin

Foxconn plans a $10 billion LCD campus in Wisconsin

Written by on August 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn on Monday said it plans to build three facilities in the U.S. state of Wisconsin for operation as early as next year, as part of a campus housing a $10 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) factory due for 2020. Foxconn, which makes electronics under contract for clients such […]

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Ford exploring JV to push electric passenger vehicles in China

Ford exploring JV to push electric passenger vehicles in China

Written by on August 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Ford Motor is exploring setting up a joint venture with Chinese firm Anhui Zotye Automobile Co to build electric passenger vehicles in China under a new brand, tapping into a boom for such vehicles in the world’s top auto market. China, struggling with alarming pollution levels in major cities, is aggressively pushing […]

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CNN begins to stream ‘The Update’ on Snapchat

CNN begins to stream ‘The Update’ on Snapchat

Written by on August 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – CNN on Monday began streaming “The Update,” a daily show on Snapchat featuring at least five news stories each episode from reporters and bureaus around the world, to attract younger viewers. CNN, NBC and other networks are creating more digital content to reach millennials, who increasingly get their news from social media. CNN […]

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Formula One goes virtual with new eSports series to attract gamers

Formula One goes virtual with new eSports series to attract gamers

Written by on August 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One will crown its first virtual world champion at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after announcing on Monday the launch of an eSports series to run from September to November. The new eSports Series is a partnership with Formula One, game developer Codemasters and events and competitions specialists Gfinity. The […]

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US launches probe into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property

US launches probe into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property

Written by on August 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday formally launched an investigation into China’s alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property, a widely expected move following a call from President Donald Trump earlier this week to determine whether a probe was needed. The probe is the administration’s first direct measure against Chinese trade practices, which the […]

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AT&T is exploring options for its Digital Life home security business

AT&T is exploring options for its Digital Life home security business

Written by on August 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – AT&T Inc is exploring options for its Digital Life home security business, including selling it, as it seeks to pay down debt following its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, people familiar with the matter said. The divestiture would mark a reversal for AT&T, which entered the U.S. home security market […]

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Facebook testing customized news feeds linked to individual users

Facebook testing customized news feeds linked to individual users

Written by on August 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is testing a feature in the Facebook News Feed that provides customized links to news on topics of interest to individual users, as the company continues to search for ways to increase the amount of time that people spend using the world’s largest social media network. The offering, called […]

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Digital rights group sees free expression threatened by barring neo-Nazis

Digital rights group sees free expression threatened by barring neo-Nazis

Written by on August 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A digital rights group based in San Francisco on Thursday criticized several internet companies for removing neo-Nazi groups from servers and services, saying the actions were “dangerous” and threatened free expression online. GoDaddy Inc, Alphabet’s Google, security firm Cloudflare and other technology companies moved this week to block hate groups after […]

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