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Huge Janus bug leaves Android apps open to unauthorized code modification

Researchers from security firm GuardSquare have discovered an Android vulnerability that allows for app code to be edited without affecting the apps’ signature. Dubbed Janus, the vulnerability has massive potential for malicious use, and affects Android 5.0 onwards. The security

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Win an Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition gaming console from Microsoft!

The Xbox One X is the best gaming console on the market — from a raw power perspective, that is. Despite having lesser specs, many people would argue that the Nintendo Switch is the superior machine. Why? Mario and Zelda.

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Fynoti offers home security on a budget

Home security systems can be expensive, what with hardware costs, installation and subscription fees. The no-frills Fynoti system, however … well, it’s not. It consists of a single device that will be priced under $20, and that involves no extra

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Fynoti offers home security on a budget

Home security systems can be expensive, what with hardware costs, installation and subscription fees. The no-frills Fynoti system, however … well, it’s not. It consists of a single device that will be priced under $20, and that involves no extra

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Holography-based 3D printing produces objects in seconds instead of hours

 3D printers are useful devices for all kinds of reasons, but most have a critical weakness: they simply take a long time to actually make anything. That’s because additive manufacturing generally works by putting down an object one microscopic layer

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Europe’s Plan to End Its Migrant Crisis Is Failing

Jake Halpern reports on the ongoing European migrant crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos, where the number of refugees is rising again and camps are overflowing. Go to Source

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Jony Ive is leading Apple’s design team again

 Two years ago, Jony Ive was promoted to chief design officer at Apple. The newly created role found the company’s beloved designer taking a break from day to day management of the team, handing the reins over to VPs Richard

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Kaspersky Lab: D.C. office ‘no longer viable’ and will close

 Following months of controversy and conflicting accounts, Kaspersky is pulling back in D.C. As Bloomberg initially reported, the Russian security firm is closing its office in the U.S. capital. The D.C. office specialized in developing Kaspersky’s relationship with the U.S.

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Revisiting Tonya Harding, and the Robots Angling for Your Job

Sheelah Kolhatkar looks at a coming wave of automation that will cost millions of people their jobs, and Susan Orlean revisits her time on the trail of the disgraced Olympian Tonya Harding. Go to Source

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Mac Ride puts a tyke on your mountain bike

When Canadian mountain biker Glen Dobson first wanted to take his young son out riding with him, he discovered that none of the existing child seats met his needs. That prompted Dobson and his wife, Ashley Howard, to create something

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Mac Ride puts a tyke on your mountain bike

When Canadian mountain biker Glen Dobson first wanted to take his young son out riding with him, he discovered that none of the existing child seats met his needs. That prompted Dobson and his wife, Ashley Howard, to create something

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Meet “Genies”, the lifelike personalized avatars that reenact news

 “We plan on making Bitmoji obsolete” says Akash Nigam, CEO of Genies. Bragging about beating one of the world’s top apps before his has even launched is emblematic of Nigam’s and Genies‘ brash style. But with $15 million in funding

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MVRDV plans pixelated towers for Abu Dhabi

MVRDV has revealed a new mixed-use residential development planned for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, appropriately named Pixel. Due for completion in 2020, the project comprises a group of seven towers that sport an eye-catching pixelated design. .. Continue Reading

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MVRDV plans pixelated towers for Abu Dhabi

MVRDV has revealed a new mixed-use residential development planned for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, appropriately named Pixel. Due for completion in 2020, the project comprises a group of seven towers that sport an eye-catching pixelated design. .. Continue Reading

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OnePlus 5T receives OxygenOS 4.7.4 update to improve camera quality

OnePlus announced a few weeks ago that it was developing an update for the its latest flagship killer to improve image quality. Now, it is rolling it out for OnePlus 5T users across the globe. The improved camera performance is

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AWS has a post re:Invent surprise as it enters the single sign-on market

 Steve Jobs used to famously end his keynotes with “there is one more thing…” AWS decided to wait a week after their re:Invent conference ended to announce their more thing when it quietly released a single sign on product for

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Crowdfunded bubble EV charges ahead

A little over 12 months after launching a crowdfunding campaign to develop a new battery electric city car, Sweden’s Uniti has unveiled its first two-seater – the appropriately-named One. There’s been a range increase, and the top speed has been

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Crowdfunded bubble EV charges ahead

A little over 12 months after launching a crowdfunding campaign to develop a new battery electric city car, Sweden’s Uniti has unveiled its first two-seater – the appropriately-named One. There’s been a range increase, and the top speed has been

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Best Windows 10 apps this week

Two-hundred-and-sixty in a series. Welcome to this week’s overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 on the Windows Store in the past seven days. Microsoft released Windows Template Studio 1.5 this week, which assists developers

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Deception Security: Modern maturity for automated detection and response

Deception in its various embodiments is becoming a critical part of organizations’ security infrastructure. According to Gartner, the need for better detection and response is creating new opportunities for security stack automation, integration, consolidation and orchestration while also driving the

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