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Yahoo says all three billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft

(Reuters) – Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc .

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Yahoo: 2013 hack affected all 3 billion users

(Reuters) — Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, which already had spawned a nationwide lawsuit. Yahoo said last December that data from more than 1 billion user accounts was compromised […]

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Philips Hue Retroactively Adds HomeKit Support To More Products

When Apple launched its HomeKit platform, Philips was one of the companies that was quick to jump on board with support for some of their devices. The good news is that if you owned a Philips Hue device that did not have HomeKit support, a recent update by Philips should address that. The company has […]

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iOS 11 Adoption Hits 38.5% After Two Weeks Of Its Release

One of the perks of owning an iOS device is that when Apple releases an update, everyone can get their hands on it more or less right away. This means that iOS users in general tend to be faster at updating their devices which can be proven in the adoption rate of the platform. According […]

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Yahoo Claims 2013 Data Breach Affected 3 Billion Users

Yahoo used to be one of the internet darlings from back in the day when the internet was still relatively young. In fact one could almost say that Yahoo’s position and influence back in the day was similar to how Google is today, where the company’s services like email, news portal, and search engine was […]

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Canon’s Full-Frame Mirrorless Rumored To Use A Dedicated Sensor

It was initially thought that it was impossible to shrink down a full-frame sensor that could fit into a non-DSLR body, but that’s exactly what Sony has done where they have launched not only full-frame mirrorless cameras, but full-frame compacts as well. This has ultimately spurred the competition to work on similar devices. In fact […]

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Apple Pay Cash Reportedly Enters Testing Phase

While Apple Pay has been used to make purchases in stores and also online, one of the features that was lacking was the ability to use it to send other people money, which is a feature that we’ve seen from other platforms like Gmail, Facebook Messenger, and so on, but that was something that Apple […]

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Uber board votes in favor of SoftBank deal, governance changes

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc directors on Tuesday voted to allow Japan’s SoftBank Group to invest in the ride services company and approved a series of governance changes that increases the independence of the board and decreases the influence of former Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick.

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Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is the latest indie to warp to Nintendo’s Switch

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is as treacherous as it is adorable. It’s the latest indie local co-op game to land on the Nintendo Switch, and it features up to four players careening through the galaxy, fighting aliens and saving bunnies. Developer Asteroid Base originally launched Lovers in 2015 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. […]

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The parallel for the rise of AR isn’t the smartphone — it’s the dotcom boom

GUEST: With the recent announcements of Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore, the hype is building around AR becoming the next big thing after smartphones — the computing form factor that has dominated consumer technology in the past decade. As such, it’s become common to compare the emergence of AR to the rise of smartphones. After […]

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