Beware sophisticated ATM 'jackpotting' attack, warns Secret Service

Criminals are using technology to target ATMs in a sophisticated ‘jackpotting’ attack, warns the Secret Service.

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New Service Aims to Ease B2B Tech Purchasing Process


TechTarget has launched a quarterly report to help B2B technology executives make better purchasing decisions. Deal ScoreCard covers 20 technology product market segments across the storage, data center, cloud, and end-user computing enterprise technology markets. It leverages proprietary buyer-generated data across four categories: pre- and post-purchase data; Web interest data; and buyer narratives. “This content is specifically designed to aid enterprise technology buyers in making real purchase decisions,” said TechTarget EVP Bill Crowley.

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Last week in tech: Let’s get back to (post-CES) business

Android Wear Watch $200,000

Nintendo has a new toy, a new camera captures 400-megapixel photos, and there’s a $200,000 smartwatch.

Seriously, we want a Nintendo Labo.

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US military teams up with Silicon Valley to revolutionize the battlefield

The U.S. military, which has been criticized for relying on outdated technology and aging equipment, is partnering with Silicon Valley to step up its game on the battlefield.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/19/us-military-teams-up-with-silicon-valley-to-revolutionize-battlefield.html

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Missing plane: U.S. firm uses its tech in new search for Malaysia Airlines jet

A U.S. firm is about to use its powerful technology to begin a new search for the Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing in 2014. Locating it will score it a payday of as much as $70 million.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/11/missing-plane-u-s-firm-uses-its-tech-in-new-search-for-malaysia-airlines-jet.html

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CTA adds two female panelists to CES keynote lineup

Following considerable backlash, the Consumer Technology Association—overlords of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada—has added two female panelists to its keynote lineup.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/08/cta-adds-two-female-panelists-to-ces-keynote-lineup.html

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Apple admits to major security flaws

Technology giant Apple has confirmed all iPhones, iPads, Mac computers, and even its Apple TV set-top box had been vulnerable to snooping by hackers as part of two widespread computer chip flaws revealed this week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/05/apple-admits-to-major-security-flaws.html

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai cancels Consumer Electronics Show appearance over death threats

Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, canceled a speaking engagement at a major technology industry event days before it was scheduled to place because of death threats, according to a report Thursday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/04/fcc-chairman-ajit-pai-cancels-consumer-electronics-show-appearance-over-death-threats.html

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Internet Pioneers Urge Cancellation of Net Neutrality Repeal Vote


A group of 21 leading technology pioneers this week penned an open letter to key congressional leaders asking them to pressure FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to cancel Thursday’s planned vote to repeal Net neutrality. The process is severely flawed, they argued, and a rules repeal poses an imminent threat to the Internet. The FCC proposal seeks to rescind Obama-era regulations that treat Internet access providers like utilities, protecting consumers and rival services from preference of one content service over another.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85003.html?rss=1

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Feds: Cloud Cybersecurity Benefits Now Outweigh Risks


Many federal government IT managers used to be wary of the shortcomings of migrating to cloud technology because of potential data security problems affecting email, business systems, personal data records and, especially, national security operations. However, after the federal “cloud first” initiative’s six-year effort to promote the technology, there are signs that federal IT managers gradually have changed their assessment. Federal IT managers have concluded that cloud technology will exceed government data protection requirements.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84998.html?rss=1

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B2B Tech Marketers Have Work Cut Out for Them


Product reliability and ease of use are key for B2B technology marketers, according to a recent survey of technology product and service decision makers in the U.S. Four hundred B2B tech buyers participated in the survey, conducted for Lavidge by WestGroup Research. Overall, 68 percent cited reliability as the most critical criterion in their purchase decisions; 64 percent said ease of use was key. Among preferred marketing tactics, 40 percent of the decision makers ranked meeting marketers in person as their top preference.

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iPhone X, Bitcoin, WannaCry and more: Biggest tech stories of 2017

As in previous years, 2017 was a huge year across the technology landscape. New products were announced, backlash against the tech sector became more pronounced than it has been in years and concerns about how technology is being used for nefarious reasons popped up seemingly daily.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/30/iphone-x-bitcoin-wannacry-and-more-biggest-tech-stories-2017.html

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Twitter suspension: Here are a few accounts that have been deactivated

Under the handle @nero, the technology editor at Breitbart was permanently banned from Twitter after his repeated tweets against Ghostbuster actress Leslie Jones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/03/twitter-suspension-here-are-few-accounts-that-have-been-deactivated.html

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Apple Face ID: Tech professionals unsure about security benefits, research says

IT professionals are unsure about the security benefits of Apple’s new Face ID technology, which can be used to unlock the tech giant’s new iPhone X.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/02/apple-face-id-tech-professionals-unsure-about-security-benefits-research-says.html

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Pyramid discovery: Scientists use cosmic rays to find mysterious chamber inside ancient edifice

Scientists have harnessed sophisticated scanning technology to discover a mysterious chamber inside Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/02/pyramid-discovery-scientists-use-cosmic-rays-to-find-mysterious-chamber-inside-ancient-edifice.html

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Experts harness tech to reconstruct face of 'witch' who died over 300 years ago

Experts in Scotland have used 3D technology to reconstruct the face of an 18th-century ‘witch.’

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/01/experts-harness-tech-to-reconstruct-face-witch-who-died-over-300-years-ago.html

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Gene editing about to get a lot more powerful

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are altering a powerful gene-editing technology in hopes of one day fighting diseases without making permanent changes to people’s DNA.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/gene-editing-about-to-get-lot-more-powerful.html

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Echo's Eavesdropping and Google's Home Invasion


There’s a lot of excitement about all the new artificial intelligence technology hitting the market — like Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home smart speakers, among many other products. However, there’s also growing concern over how these devices may invade our privacy. These AI devices are designed for use throughout our homes — and despite the companies’ assurances to the contrary, some people worry that they could be listening to every word we utter. Granted, they have to listen when we want them to give us answers or carry out tasks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84895.html?rss=1

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Google developed its own mobile chip to help smartphones take better photos

Google Pixel 2 camera

There’s a lot going on under the hood of your smartphone camera every time you push the button

The Google Pixel 2 does a lot of processing work on each photo as part of its HDR+ platform.

The original article can be found here: https://www.popsci.com/google-pixel-visual-core-smartphone-chip?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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