Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wins Turing Award, comes out against erosion of online privacy

Just another feather in the cap of the man who brought us instantaneous worldwide communication, endless access to information, and cat memes. Oh, so many cat memes.

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Galaxy Note 7 getting banned on flights

The Note 7 is becoming increasingly unwelcome on planes worldwide. At least eight international airlines are prohibiting Note 7 owners from bringing the smartphone on their flights.

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Odinaff Trojan Targets Banks, Financial Firms Worldwide


Symantec on Tuesday reported on a malware campaign that has targeted financial organizations worldwide for the past 10 months. Dubbed “Trojan.Odinaff,” it has infiltrated the banking, securities, trading and payroll sectors, as well as organizations that provide them with support services. Odinaff is used in the first stage of an attack, to get a foothold into a network. It provides a persistent presence, and lets users install additional tools onto the target network, Symantec explained.

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Samsung urges consumers globally to stop using Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged even after the company’s global recall.

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Smartphone gold: Tokyo to tap recycled gadgets for Olympic medals

While the worldwide afterglow of this year’s Rio Olympics continues, officials in Japan, home to the 2020 games, unveiled an ambitious plan. They will harvest gold, silver and copper from castoff smartphones and consumer electronics for competitors’ medals.

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What to Expect from Siri, iOS 10, MacOS Sierra, Apple Watch 3, and More

On Monday, at the opening keynote to Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, the company introduced significant updates to the operating systems that run its core hardwar…

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Apple makes big software push at WWDC, opens up Siri to developers

Apple announced a major software overhaul at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco Monday, giving developers the ability to integrate Siri into other apps.

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Apple's WWDC event: Software and service upgrades on deck

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) kicks off in San Francisco Monday with the tech giant expected to unveil a host of enhancements to its software and services.

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Should human organs be grown in pigs?

There’s a worldwide shortage of donor organs. Some people spend years on a transplant list, and others lose their lives while waiting.

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Air Cargo Deal Gives Amazon More Control Over Deliveries


Amazon has entered a 10-year lease agreement with Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, the aircraft company announced last week. Under the agreement, Amazon has the right to buy up to 30 percent of Atlas Air. Amazon will lease a fleet of 20 Boeing 767-300 converted freighters — including crew, maintenance and insurance — for seven years, with extensions to 10 years. Amazon also will dry lease from Atlas Air’s Titan Aviation unit for 10 years. The dry lease operation calls for Atlas Air to provide the aircraft but no crew.

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Hilton taps IBM's Watson supercomputer for new robotic concierge

Hilton Worldwide has teamed up with IBM to pilot “Connie,” a robot hotel concierge powered by the tech giant’s Watson supercomputer.

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Android Is Download King, but iOS Reigns Over Revenues


Worldwide downloads of Android apps in 2015 were double those for iOS, but revenues from iOS apps were nearly twice those of Android, according to an App Annie report released this week. First-time device owners in emerging markets drove the huge increase in Android downloads, researchers found. “This growth opens up avenues for publishers to create new markets by targeting unmet needs of users in a given region,” the report says. “Meanwhile, app revenue increased notably year over year as iOS cemented its position as app store revenue king.”

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5 Windows 10 tricks you need to know

Windows 10 is now installed on more than 200 million gadgets worldwide. That’s quite a feat in the tech world, since its official release was only six months ago. If your computer is one of those gadgets, you’ve probably found Windows 10 has its share of sheer winning features and, unfortunately, very frustrating steps.

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Digital Ad Fraud Could Top $7 Billion in 2016


Bot fraud will cost digital advertisers $7.2 billion worldwide this year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Association of National Advertisers. For the “2015 Bot Baseline” report, 49 ANA members deployed detection tags from White Ops on their digital ads to measure bot fraud over 61 days, from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30. Bot fraud impacted up to 37 percent of ads, compared to up to 22 percent observed in a similar study in 2014. However, the overall rate of fraud basically was unchanged, ANA said.

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IDC: There's Hope on the PC Horizon


IDC last week reported worldwide PC shipments totaled nearly 72 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, down 10.6 percent year over year — the largest YoY decline ever. While shipments in Q4 were slightly higher than in Q3, 2015 was the first year since 2008 that fewer than 300 million PCs were shipped. Longer PC life cycles, competition from mobile phones and tablets, economic issues, and social disruptions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific contributed to the poor results.

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Revolutionary new helmet deforms to absorb impacts, could put an end to concussions

Despite the fact football continues to enjoy immense worldwide popularity (estimates put fan numbers at or above 400 million), the sport remains under constant scrutiny for its approach — or lack thereof — to concussions.

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