Twitter revamps internal security after rogue employee deactivated Trump's account

Twitter says that it has revamped its internal security after a rogue employee briefly deactivated President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.

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Twitter security slammed after rogue employee deactivates Trump's account

Twitter’s internal security is in the spotlight after a rogue employee briefly deactivated President Donald Trump’s account on Thursday.

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Leaked code explains how the iPhone 8's 'Face ID' face recognition system works

About two weeks ago, Apple inadvertently posted online an uncensored version of its internal HomePod software, and developers had a field day with it since then.

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Fired Google employee who wrote anti-diversity memo threatens to sue; legal expert says he doesn't have a case

The Google software engineer fired Monday for publishing an anti-diversity memo on an internal company site is reportedly pursuing legal remedies, but one law expert says he probably does not have a first amendment case

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Cute floating space drone sends first images from ISS

The JEM Internal Ball Camera looks like a cool high-tech toy but is fulfilling an important role for astronauts on the International Space Station.

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Uber Ousts Top Deputy as Fate of CEO Kalanick Hangs in Balance


Uber has lost its second-most-important executive in a shakeup stemming from an internal investigation into sexual harassment charges. The changes at the top reportedly could include the temporary loss of Uber’s founder and chief executive, Travis Kalanick. Emil Michael — who served as the company’s senior vice president of business and a key lieutenant to Kalanick — is out. Former AG Eric Holder reportedly has presented findings of his investigation into corporate culture at the firm, following reports of widespread sexual harassment.

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Hands on with the HP ZBook 17 G3 portable workstation

HP ZBook 17 G3 front view
Unless you have to have a very-high-end GPU or internal expansion slots, HP’s new G3 ZBook 17 likely delivers all the compute power you’ll ever need, all at less than 7 pounds, and with all-day battery life.

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Facebook may owe billions more to the IRS in taxes

Facebook Inc. said it could be on the hook for $3 billion to $5 billion in additional taxes as a result of an Internal Revenue Service investigation into how the social network transferred assets overseas.

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10 times Facebook censored conservatives

Facebook has finished their own internal investigation into censoring conservatives in their trending section, and surprise, they’ve found no evidence of overt bias. Still, in the wake of a very rough week and tough questions from a U.S. senator, Facebook has now agreed to revamp that section in order to prevent any “unintentional bias.” But what about intentional bias?

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Senate Committee Hears Litany of IRS Cybersecurity Failings


The U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s cybersecurity measures are woefully inadequate, according to testimony presented this week to the Senate Finance Committee. The hearing was convened to look into how the IRS is safeguarding private taxpayer information this filing season and to determine what improvements may be necessary, said Sen. Orrin Hatch, the committee’s chairman. Agencies, tax preparers and Congress have failed taxpayers, ranking member Sen. Ron Wyden said.

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2016 Apple Watch will be internal 's' upgrade, major design changes to wait until 2017, insider says

Article Image This year’s second-generation Apple Watch will feature improved internal components, but its external design will be largely unchanged from the first-generation model, according to well-connected insider Ming-Chi Kuo.

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IRS Halts Hack Attack


The Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday said it recently discovered and halted an automated bot attack on its electronic filing PIN application website. Identity thieves used malware in an attempt to generate E-file PINs for 464,000 Social Security numbers stolen from another source, the IRS said. The hackers succeeded in accessing an E-file PIN for 101,000 of those numbers. No personally identifiable information was compromised or disclosed by its systems, the IRS said. It will mail notifications to inform affected taxpayers of the incident.

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Apple CEO hints at more cross-platform services, says iPad revenue will rebound by year's end

Article Image Speaking at a recent internal “town hall” event, Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted that services beyond Apple Music might soon make the leap to additional platforms, like Android.

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Sprint reportedly ends two-year smartphone contract subsidies

Article Image According to a purportedly leaked internal document, U.S. wireless carrier Sprint is no longer offering device subsidies on two-year contracts to customers opening new accounts, instead pushing activations toward leasing and installment plans.

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FTC Debates Cybersecurity Injury Standard


The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is engaged in an internal struggle over how it should assess the effect on consumers when businesses fail to provide proper e-commerce security. The outcome of the debate, which surfaced last month, will have a significant impact on the commission’s ability to initiate cybersecurity violation cases. Depending on the outcome, in fact, the legal issue could spill over to federal courts or even Congress for resolution.

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Here are some of the hot tech trends for 2016 and beyond

Consumers envision a time when internal sensors in our bodies will become the norm, social networks become the preferred way to communicate an emergency and homes are wired to monitor everything from mold outbreaks to water leaks.

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Daniel Craig resisted Android phone placement in "Spectre" because "James Bond only uses the best"

Article Image Internal Sony communications indicated that “Spectre” star Daniel Craig and the movie’s director Sam Mendes were both opposed to multimillion dollar product placements for Sony or Samsung Android phones because it could tarnish the suave image of James Bond.

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IBM saving $270 per Mac in support costs, says Apple's Tim Cook

Article Image IBM is benefiting hugely from its internal Mac adoption program, saving about $270 per Mac versus Windows PCs, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a Tuesday fiscal results call.

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Apple Store employee accused of stealing nearly $1M in gift cards

Article Image As the result of an internal investigation, Apple Store employee in New York was arrested and charged with a number of crimes, including grand larceny, for purchasing $997,000 worth of gift cards using recoded credit and debit cards.

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