Uber is getting rid of a creepy tracking feature in its app

As Uber looks to mend its reputation with consumers, it is getting rid of a feature embedded in its app that allows it to track riders after they have left the ride.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/29/uber-is-getting-rid-creepy-tracking-feature-in-its-app.html

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HP Accidentally Ships Laptop Audio Driver With Keylogger Installed

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HP has been shipping a keylogger embedded in its audio drivers across more than two dozen laptops and tablets. Whoops.

The post HP Accidentally Ships Laptop Audio Driver With Keylogger Installed appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249179-hp-accidentally-ships-audio-driver-keylogger-installed?source=Computing

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Raspberry Pi enthusiasts can use Cortana in the Creators Update for Windows 10 IoT Core

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Microsoft’s embedded Windows 10 operating system, Windows 10 IoT Core, is being updated to support Cortana with full voice functionality as well.

The post Raspberry Pi enthusiasts can use Cortana in the Creators Update for Windows 10 IoT Core appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/247560-embedded-devs-raspberry-pi-enthusiasts-can-use-cortana-creators-update-windows-10-iot-core?source=Computing

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High-tech devices take cheating to new level in Thai schools

Glasses with embedded cameras and smartwatches with stored information seem like regular spy equipment for the likes of James Bond, but for three students applying to medical school in Thailand, they were high-technology cheating devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/11/high-tech-devices-take-cheating-to-new-level-in-thai-schools.html

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AMD’s Excavator CPU, DDR4 memory debut in embedded markets

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AMD is bringing its Carrizo family of hardware to the embedded market, with substantially improved performance per watt, DDR4 support, and much smaller dies.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/216764-amds-excavator-cpu-ddr4-memory-debut-in-embedded-markets

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Broadcom announces hardware platform fully compatible with Apple's HomeKit framework

Broadcom on Tuesday announced that the software development kit for its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) platform has been fully vetted by Apple for use with the HomeKit framework, paving the way for wider adoption of the iOS-connected Internet of Things protocol.



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Broadcom announces hardware platform fully compatible with Apple's HomeKit framework

Broadcom on Tuesday announced that the software development kit for its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) platform has been fully vetted by Apple for use with the HomeKit framework, paving the way for wider adoption of the iOS-connected Internet of Things protocol.



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Ford to add OnStar-like telematics in wake of Microsoft Azure cloud deal

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Microsoft Azure-Ford alliance presages embedded telematics at Ford. The time for smartphone-only connections is fading.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/201348-ford-will-add-onstar-like-telematics-in-wake-of-microsoft-azure-cloud-deal

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VESA steams ahead with DisplayPort 1.4a, allows for 8K scaling

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Embedded DisplayPort 1.4a’s specification has been published and the new capabilities allow for 8K scaling and significant power and efficiency improvements for future mobile displays.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/199128-vesa-steams-ahead-with-displayport-1-4a-allows-for-8k-scaling

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VESA's new DisplayPort standard will enable ultra-res 8K displays, improve battery life

The latest Embedded DisplayPort standard will help pave the way for future ultra-high resolution displays and better battery life when it adds support for 8K screens starting in 2016.



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