Elon Musk says artificial intelligence is humanity's 'biggest risk'

Elon Musk has sounded warning bells on artificial intelligence for quite some time, as he believes it could be a threat to society. Now, he’s told the government it could be our biggest risk.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/elon-musk-says-artificial-intelligence-is-humanitys-biggest-risk.html

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Galaxy S8 battery includes 'no dogs' warning label

It’s a rather unusual warning label to include on a battery that can’t be removed and likely will never be seen by the owner, but there is a good reason for it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/26/galaxy-s8-battery-includes-no-dogs-warning-label.html

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Yahoo is warning users over state-sponsored cookie-forging attacks

Yahoo has sent out a new warning to some users regarding allegedly state-sponsored cookie-forging attacks. It is believed that hackers were able to steal the company’s cookie source code to conduct the attacks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/16/yahoo-is-warning-users-over-state-sponsored-cookie-forging-attacks.html

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FAA warns passengers not to use Samsung smartphone after reports of devices catching fire

U.S. aviation safety officials took the extraordinary step late Thursday of warning airline passengers not to turn on or charge a new-model Samsung smartphone during flights following numerous reports of the devices catching fire.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/09/faa-warns-passengers-not-to-use-samsung-smartphone-after-reports-devices-catching-fire.html

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Criminals using Bluetooth to steal credit card info at gas stations, police warn

Police in Dallas are warning drivers about a new method criminals are using to steal credit card information at gas pumps.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/05/criminals-using-bluetooth-to-steal-credit-card-info-at-gas-stations-police-warn.html

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The Wonderful, Worrisome World of Self-Driving Cars


There seem to be warning stickers for everything. There may soon be a new sticker for the autonomous car era: “Warning: Self-Driving Cars Get Hacked.” Despite all the positive news about self-driving cars, there is a darker side to this story that’s very important. It’s one that can be particularly frightening if you happen to be riding in an autonomous car when it gets hacked. When your laptop gets hacked, it’s a pain in the neck. You can’t use your computer for several days until the problem is solved and your system is restored to normal.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83751.html?rss=1

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What to do when your PC freezes or locks up

It happens to everyone at some point. Without any warning, whether you’re working on an important project, browsing aimlessly or trying to beat your high score on Solitaire, your computer suddenly freezes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/02/what-to-do-when-your-pc-freezes-or-locks-up.html

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FTC challenges Android developers on their use of SilverPush microphone spyware

Article Image The U.S. Federal Trade Commission issued warning letters to a dozen Google Play developers over their use of SilverPush software, which turns Android devices into advertising spy beacons to listen for and track the television programming users are exposed to.

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Some developers caught unprepared for Apple WWDR certificate update

Article Image Despite advance warning from Apple, some developers were taken by surprise after the company’s previous Worldwide Developer Relations (WWDR) Intermediate Certificate expired on Sunday, preventing approval for apps and services.

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Apple recalls Beats Pill XL speaker due to fire hazard, offers refunds

Apple on Wednesday announced a voluntary recall of its Beats Pill XL speaker, warning that in some cases the battery in the speaker can overheat and cause a risk of fire.



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No Joke: New Signs at Park Warn of Angry Owls

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow inspired Oregon’s capital to post new warning signs in a park where four runners reported attacks from an angry owl likely defending its nest against perceived threats.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/13/no-joke-new-signs-at-park-warn-angry-owls/

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Samsung’s Smart TVs gather and transmit potentially private information to third parties

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Samsung’s new Smart TVs carry a troubling privacy warning — confidential and secret information you say in front of your television could still be packaged up and sent to unnamed “third parties” in the name of delivering voice service.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/199006-samsungs-smart-tvs-gather-and-transmit-potentially-private-information-to-third-parties

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FCC Issues Tough Warning Against WiFi Blocking


The FCC on Tuesday issued a warning that intentional blockage of personal WiFi hotspots was illegal and would be subject to enforcement. The FCC has noticed a “disturbing trend” among hotels and other commercial establishments of blocking consumers’ personal WiFi hotspots on their premises, its advisory notes. The agency last year conducted an investigation of Marriott International for WiFi blocking. In that particular case, a Marriott hotel had used a WiFi deauthentication protocol to deliberately block personal WiFi signals.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81653.html?rss=1

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Underwater robots could sniff out smuggled drugs, weapons

A warning to all smugglers: A new underwater robot could be used to sniff out contraband including weapons and drugs hidden aboard ships

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/10/06/underwater-robots-could-sniff-out-smuggled-drugs-weapons/

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Underwater robots could sniff out smuggled drugs, weapons

A warning to all smugglers: A new underwater robot could be used to sniff out contraband including weapons and drugs hidden aboard ships

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/10/06/underwater-robots-could-sniff-out-smuggled-drugs-weapons/

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