Oculus Go will run a 2-year-old chipset

LAS VEGAS—In one of the more perplexing announcements at CES, Facebook’s Hugo Barra said at the Qualcomm press conference that the upcoming standalone Oculus Go VR headset will run a Snapdragon 821, a two-year-old mobile chipset last seen in the LG G6.

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Apple apologizes for slowing down older iPhone batteries

Apple has issued an apology and said it will cut the cost of replacing iPhone batteries after the tech giant caused an uproar last week when it admitted it slowed down batteries on older iPhones for technical reasons.

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iPhone X Face ID already tricked by $200 mask

When Apple announced it was getting rid of Touch ID for facial recognition, the company said it was a more secure option with only a one in 1,000,000 chance of being hacked.

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Facebook: Russian-backed content reached 20 million Americans on Instagram

Facebook said Wednesday that about 20 million people Americans may have seen Russian-backed content on Instagram.

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Kaspersky Lab says it 'inadvertently' downloaded NSA hacking tools

Embattled security firm Kaspersky Lab said its antivirus software did download secret hacking tools from a US computer back in 2014, but deleted them after realizing the data was classified.

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Google parent Alphabet turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

Google’s parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.

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Facebook works to improve ad transparency after supposed Russian interference in 2016 election

Facebook said it would hire 1,000 people to help review and remove ads and make the advertising it sells more transparent after $100,000 in Russian-backed ads were purchased in an attempt to influence the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

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Google ordered to delete app used by Catalan separatists

Google has been ordered to delete an application that a Spanish court said Catalan separatists were using to spread information about the disputed independence vote this Sunday.

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Facebook will release Russia-linked ads to Congress, Mark Zuckerberg says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social network would hand over the political ads that were purchased by Russian operatives to Congress.

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Amazon 'reviewing' website after suggesting bomb-making materials to customers

Amazon said it’s “reviewing” its website algorithm after it reportedly suggested bomb-making materials to customers after they made purchases.

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Facebook uncovers $100G in fake ad spending tied to Russian operatives during 2016 election

Facebook said Wednesday it has uncovered approximately $100,000 in fraudulent ad spending across its network tied to the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

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Amazon Prime Members to Get 'Special Savings' at Whole Foods

Amazon said Prime ‘will become Whole Foods Market’s customer rewards program’ in the future and that members will get ‘special savings and other in-store benefits.’

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How to stay private on public Wi-Fi

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: Avoid doing anything you would not want anyone in the world to know on public Wi-Fi. You may think you’re safe in that busy café or big-name hotel, but public Wi-Fi is a major liability.

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Convicted Russian hacker cashes in on fame with new book, Putin souvenirs

A convicted Belarussian cybercriminal who was part of the biggest data theft in U.S. history said it’s much easier to hack into government computers than it is to break into big banks and credit card company servers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/17/convicted-russian-hacker-cashes-in-on-fame-with-new-book-putin-souvenirs.html

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Trump says Apple CEO has promised to build three manufacturing plants in U.S.

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said in an interview that Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook has committed to build three big manufacturing plants in the U.S., a surprising statement that would help fulfill his administration’s economic goal of reviving American manufacturing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/26/trump-says-apple-ceo-has-promised-to-build-three-manufacturing-plants-in-u-s.html

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Smart speaker revolution: Why we'll hear much more from Amazon's Echo

According to tech website Engadget, Amazon is said to be working on next-generation Echo hardware, released this fall, which would put it more in line with Apple’s HomePod smart speaker.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/14/smart-speaker-revolution-why-well-hear-much-more-from-amazons-echo.html

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NASA bombshell: Government agency admits it can't pay for humans to go to Mars

NASA has long said it would be able to send a manned mission to Mars, sometime during the 2030s. Now, in a bombshell announcement, the space agency has admitted it can’t afford the price tag.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/14/nasa-bombshell-government-agency-admits-it-cant-pay-for-humans-to-go-to-mars.html

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