HP Enterprise Shared Pentagon’s Cyberdefense Source Code With Russia

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Hewlett Packard has acknowledged sharing cybersecurity source code with the Russians as part of a product evaluation. While not unusual, it raises serious questions about how best to secure systems the US depends on.

The post HP Enterprise Shared Pentagon’s Cyberdefense Source Code With Russia appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/256852-hp-enterprise-shared-pentagons-cyberdefense-source-code-russia?source=Computing

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Microsoft finally admits that its malware-style Get Windows 10 upgrade campaign went too far

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Microsoft has finally acknowledged that its “Get Windows 10” campaign made a significant mistake by pushing a malware-style update that changed how the GWX.exe application functioned. The company’s explanation of how it ‘learned things’ from the process, however, still rings false.

The post Microsoft finally admits that its malware-style Get Windows 10 upgrade campaign went too far appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241587-microsoft-finally-admits-malware-style-get-windows-10-upgrade-campaign-went-far?source=Computing

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Facebook admits 'problem' reaching conservatives, attendee says

Facebook acknowledged it has a “problem” reaching conservatives in a wide-ranging discussion between CEO Mark Zuckerberg and a group of conservative commentators following a report that accused the social network of bias, according to one of the conservative members in attendance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/18/facebook-admits-problem-reaching-conservatives-attendee-says.html

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Apple promises fix for Web link crashing bug in iOS 9.3 is coming 'soon'

Article Image With a link-related bug plaguing some users since the launch of iOS 9.3, Apple has acknowledged that it is aware of the issue, and indicated that a fix will be released in the form of a software update.

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Apple admits to Imagination Technologies talks, declines takeover bid

Article Image Apple on Tuesday acknowledged having held discussions with British graphics processor design firm Imagination Technologies, but the iPhone maker has reportedly chosen not to attempt an acquisition — for now.

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An end to scaling: Intel’s next-generation chips will sacrifice speed to reduce power

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Last week at ISSCC, Intel acknowledged that the next-generation chip technologies its pursuing could dramatically reduce power consumption — but they’ll simultaneously reduce speed.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/222590-an-end-to-scaling-intels-next-generation-chips-will-sacrifice-speed-to-reduce-power

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Apple acknowledges 'Error 53' glitch, says it's part of Touch ID security [u]

Article Image Apple on Friday publicly acknowledged an unusual “Error 53” message, triggered by updating an iPhone 6 to iOS 9 or later after having the phone’s Touch ID sensor fixed by an unofficial technician. [Updated]

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Apple honors Martin Luther King Day with website splash image

Article Image Apple on Monday acknowledged the Martin Luther King holiday in the U.S. with an image on its website, featuring a photo of the civil rights activist alongside a famous quote.

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Apple promises fix for iPhone 6s, 6s Plus not displaying accurate battery data

Article Image In a new support document, Apple has acknowledged a problem in which an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus may not show the right battery percentage as power drains.

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Yahoo Tests the Determination of Ad Blockers


Yahoo earlier this week acknowledged that it has been experimenting with a neutralizing agent that can counteract ad-blocking software tools by closing off email access to browsers that use them. “At Yahoo, we are continually developing and testing new product experiences,” the company said in a statement. “This is a test we’re running for a small number of Yahoo Mail users in the U.S.” Holding email hostage might seem like an effective way to compel consumers to play ball and allow the ads that help keep free services going, but it’s risky.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82798.html?rss=1

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Comcast admits its data caps are a business decision, not an engineering requirement

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A Comcast executive has finally acknowledged what we’ve known for a while — the data caps the company imposes aren’t actually used for network quality of service.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212376-comcast-admits-that-its-data-caps-are-a-business-decision-not-an-engineering-requirement

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