Kaspersky: We uploaded US documents but quickly deleted them

Kaspersky’s anti-virus software had automatically scraped powerful digital surveillance tools off a computer in the United States and the analysts were worried: The data’s headers clearly identified the files as classified.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/26/kaspersky-uploaded-us-documents-but-quickly-deleted-them.html

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Cruise company Carnival to unveil personalized concierge technology

What if your room on a cruise ship were to unlock automatically as you approach, or if the wait staff could bring your favorite cocktail before you even ask?

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Chatbots Drive Shopify's Kit CRM Deal


Shopify on Wednesday announced that it has agreed to purchase Kit CRM, whose Kit chatbot automatically sends out marketing text messages for online stores. It also lets businesses run targeted ads on Facebook and Instagram, make recommendations based on store activities, post on social media and use functionality provided by other social media apps, Shopify CMO Craig Miller said. Kit last month released an API that lets it interact with other apps in the Shopify App Store.

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Google Photos helps prove man’s innocence after assault by police

There’s many arguments for automatically backing up your photos and videos to the cloud but most of these are around being able to access them from wherever you are. Just occasionally, the auto backup feature in most services proves to have real world benefits and as a man from Toronto found out, your smartphone can save you a lot of bother.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/25/google-photos-helps-prove-mans-innocence-after-assault-by-police/

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Apple mapping patent provides seamless outdoor/indoor location determination

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent for harnessing onboard iOS device sensors to automatically switch from one location subsystem, such as GPS and indoor wireless gateway proximation, to another seamlessly and without user interaction.



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Smartphones apps equal to fitness wearables for step tracking, study says

Consumers searching for the best way to automatically log their daily activity may need to look no farther than the App Store, as a new study from the University of Pennsylvania shows that data collected by dedicated fitness wearables is generally no more accurate than that from a smartphone kept in a pocket.



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Apple's iOS 8 beta 5 pulls business info from Maps into Phone app's Recents list

A new feature discovered in Apple’s latest iOS 8 beta release automatically populates the Phone app’s Recents list with information about points of interest when dialing out from Maps, applying correct name, addresses and even Yelp data to recent-dialed numbers.



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