Huge macOS High Sierra Security Flaw Allows Admin Logins With No Password

Macs running the latest version of macOS High Sierra need to be aware of a major security bug currently embedded in the OS. Users can log into the administrator account or initiate an escalation attack without needing a password of any kind.

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Russian Head of $4B Bitcoin Exchange Charged in Massive Money Laundering Scheme


A grand jury in the Northern District of California indicted a Russian man for running a massive money laundering operation through the BTC-e bitcoin exchange, a group of federal officials announced Wednesday. The exchange allegedly received up to $4 billion in proceeds from various criminal activities, including the 2014 hack of the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange. The suspect, 37-year-old Alexander Vinnik, was arrested Tuesday by Greek authorities, and charges in an unsealed indictment were released the following day.

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Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake, Ryzen

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Microsoft has started disallowing Windows 7 and 8.1 updates on machines running the latest hardware. One developer has had enough, and is releasing a patch to help users get around this artificial blockade.

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Verizon is testing a drone that would let you keep cell service during a natural disaster

Verizon is continuing to expand how it utilizes new forms of technology to keep its network up and running during a severe weather event or another disaster.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/06/verizon-is-testing-drone-that-would-let-keep-cell-service-during-natural-disaster.html

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Microsoft announces Windows-on-ARM partnership with Qualcomm, but done right this time

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Microsoft wants to merge x86 and ARM support on to future devices running Qualcomm processors. The company has a fair shot of pulling it off this time around, thanks to 32-bit Win32 emulation and support for x86 applications.

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x86 emulation may finally come to ARM processors running Windows 10

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Microsoft may finally bring x86 emulation to its ARM hardware running Windows 10 Mobile, but will there be any demand for the feature? Microsoft’s market share losses make that difficult to predict.

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Twitter Hopes Fade as Salesforce Deal Slips Away


Salesforce, the last known suitor for Twitter, last week officially bowed out of the running for an acquisition deal, a move that forces the embattled company either to look for a new savior or find some internal answers to its lingering inability to find a winning growth strategy. Salesforce walked away from the deal because it wasn’t the right fit, CEO Marc Benioff said. Salesforce was one of several technology and media firms reportedly vying to scoop up Twitter after it signaled interest in a sale to outside investors.

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Tomorrow is Prime Day 2016: Here's everything you need to know

Amazon has been running some pretty fantastic daily Prime Day countdown deals for the past week, and we’ve shown you all of the best offers each and every day.

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Rubin Sees AI Quantum Computer Running the Show


Just one quantum computer running artificial intelligence algorithms would be capable of connecting pretty much all the devices on the planet, Android creator Andy Rubin said Tuesday. Rubin, who also launched Google’s efforts in robotics, is now CEO of Playground, which together with Redpoint Ventures has invested in an unnamed startup working on quantum computing.
Working in concert, AI and quantum computing could yield a conscious intelligence that would underpin every piece of technology, Rubin suggested.

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LG marketing depicts new MacBook-like Gram laptop as running Final Cut & Logic

Article Image Marketing images for LG’s new 15.6-inch Gram laptop depict the computer as running Apple’s Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X on OS X — even though the machine is based on Windows 10.

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Web link bug in iOS 9.3 causes apps to crash, freeze

Article Image In what appears to be yet another bug in Apple’s latest iOS point release, users running iOS 9.3 are reporting system stability issues when attempting to open hyperlinks in Safari, Mail, and Messages, as well as third party Web browsers like Google Chrome.

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Bill Gates talks Apple/FBI standoff, skipping classes at Harvard, and much more

Long since removed from running the day-to-day operations of Microsoft, Bill Gates seems to be enjoying retirement.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/10/bill-gates-talks-applefbi-standoff-skipping-classes-at-harvard-and-much-more.html

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Users of Microsoft's 'free' Windows 10 find unexpected ads on lock screen

Article Image Microsoft recently began running advertisements directly on the lock screens of Windows 10 devices, catching users by surprise with marketing on their PCs and tablets.

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