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One coding error in 685 apps creates huge hacking risk: Appthority

One coding error in 685 apps creates huge hacking risk: Appthority

Written by on November 10, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – A simple coding error in at least 685 apps put millions of smartphone users at risk of having some of their calls and text messages intercepted by hackers, cyber-security firm Appthority warned on Thursday. Developers mistakenly coded credentials for accessing text messaging, calling and other services provided by Twilio Inc, said Appthority’s director […]

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News highlights – 19 September

News highlights – 19 September

Written by on September 20, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 19 September Ride-hailing app Grab raises $750 million in funding led by SoftBank SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab said it raised $750 million in a funding round led by investor SoftBank Group, helping it build a warchest to solidify its leading position in the region and head off competition […]

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News highlights – August 8

News highlights – August 8

Written by on August 9, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for August 8 Pokemon Go eludes cloning attempts by big game studios: executives SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Top video game companies, caught off-guard by the runaway success of Pokemon Go, are wrestling with how to play catch-up to the augmented reality app that has become a worldwide phenomenon. Read more… SFR’s second-quarter profitability […]

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Software supplier Twilio hedges Brexit bet with US-based IPO

Software supplier Twilio hedges Brexit bet with US-based IPO

Written by on June 22, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Communications software provider Twilio Inc is expected to price its $140 million U.S. initial public offering on Wednesday, a rare technology stock market debut, one day before Britain holds a referendum on its European Union membership. Twilio’s software is used by large companies such as car-hailing service Uber to allow drivers to speak […]

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