Israel hacked Kaspersky Lab, tipped off US about Russian hackers, report says

Israeli intelligence officers watched Russian hackers use software from Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab to search for U.S. secrets, the New York Times reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/11/israel-hacked-kaspersky-lab-tipped-off-us-about-russian-hackers-report-says.html

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How Amazon Could Reshape More Industries in 2017


Anyone who attended the recent Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference — or watched many sessions online, as I did — probably is still trying to absorb the full implications of all of the company’s initiatives unveiled at the event. Although AWS already has redefined the computing and software development industries fundamentally, with its groundbreaking Infrastructure as a Service offerings, it isn’t resting on its laurels. In fact, its Amazon parent company appears to have in mind far broader ambitions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84145.html?rss=1

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Facebook is watching and tracking you more than you know

When you’re on Facebook, do you ever get the feeling you’re being watched? An ad pops up that’s right up your alley, or three new articles show up in your feed that are similar to something you’ve just clicked on.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/12/facebook-is-watching-and-tracking-more-than-know.html

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BitTorrent-like P2P software updates could be coming to Windows 10

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If you’ve ever impatiently watched the progress bar fill for a Windows update, salvation is on the horizon. Leaked screenshots of an unreleased Windows 10 build show that peer-to-peer software updates are coming to Redmond’s next major OS release, so hopefully the patching process will be less time consuming going forward.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/201269-bittorrent-like-p2p-software-updates-could-be-coming-to-windows-10

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YouTube Halftime Show Sets Stage for Cross-Channel Ads


On Sunday evening, as a record 114.4 million people watched Katy Perry, Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott rock out during the Super Bowl’s halftime show, another show was under way, as well. For the first time, Google’s YouTube hosted its own version of halftime on Super Bowl Sunday during roughly the same time slot. YouTube put together the show — a series of comedy skits and gags — for its Ad Blitz channel, starring YouTube personalities. The show lacked the glitz of Katy Perry’s extravaganza, but competing with her was never the point.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81674.html?rss=1

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Wearable tech helped Germany win the 2014 World Cup, and could help you

A record 26.5 million people in the U.S. watched Germany’s extra-time win against Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final. But they probably didn’t know Germany’s secret weapon in the dramatic victory was Adidas.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/08/wearable-tech-helped-germany-win-2014-world-cup-and-could-help/

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