Amazon welcomes teens with new parent-controlled shopping allowance

Not so long ago, an allowance was something that involved a parent producing dollar bills from a wallet, and the child spending said dollars at the mall. That sounds quaint compared with Amazon Inc.’s new program, launching Wednesday, which lets parents manage—and fund—online-shopping accounts for their teens.

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Emma Watson appeared on an iPad in Grand Central Station

It’s unclear why, but it involved advice and a $2 fee.

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Stolen Apple IDs can hold your iPhone hostage

There is a huge, thriving underground economy involved in the theft, sale, manufacture and abuse of Apple IDs, Palo Alto Networks researcher Claud Xiao told the BSides SF hacker conference in San Francisco.

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'NAND mirroring' could let FBI break into iPhone without Apple's help, researchers say

Article Image Whether or not Cellebrite is involved, the FBI may be able to unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook through a process known as “NAND mirroring,” security researchers explained on Wednesday.

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Google self-driving car bears 'some responsibility' in accident for first time ever

Article Image Though Google’s automated vehicles have been involved in a handful of minor accidents on the road, those were all caused entirely by other, human drivers. But that changed with an accident in California earlier this month.

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Apple's iOS App Store reportedly hit by massive malware attack

Apple is involved in a massive clean-up of its iOS App Store to remove malicious software which has infected numerous iPhone and iPad programmes, according to reports.

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The Unsinkable Kim Dotcom?


Someone perhaps even more flamboyant than Donald Trump may be getting involved in the U.S. presidential race — and not on the Republican side. Notorious Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is not running for office, but as his extradition case heats up in New Zealand, a possible Democratic candidate for the presidency — mild-mannered Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig — has come to his defense. In a nutshell, the U.S. has demanded that New Zealand extradite Dotcom to face charges of copyright infringement.

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Google self-driving car involved in first injury accident

Google Inc. revealed Thursday that one of its self-driving car prototypes was involved in an injury accident for the first time.

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FTC, Private Sector Lock Horns Over Consumer Data Protection


The major headline hacking event of 2014 involved data theft at a highly visible enterprise: Sony Pictures. Perhaps just as significant in e-commerce security was a 2014 federal court ruling which allows the Federal Trade Commission to continue penalizing commercial firms for failure to protect consumer data from hackers. That decision has been challenged, and in early March the FTC and its opponent will square off for oral arguments in court on whether the FTC has exceeded its authority for protecting consumer records.

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