Western Digital’s My Cloud Storage Devices Have Hard-Coded Backdoor

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Western Digital’s My Cloud network attached storage (NAS) devices claim to offer an easy, all-in-one solution for storing your data at home. However, they might also be providing an easy, all-in-one solution for hackers to steal your data take control of your device.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261670-western-digitals-cloud-storage-devices-hard-coded-backdoor?source=Computing

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Bizarre transparent 'alien cylinder' spotted on live NASA feed

UFO experts claim a mysterious object captured flying past the International Space Station (ISS) on NASA’s live feed is actually an “alien cylinder”.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/21/bizarre-transparent-alien-cylinder-spotted-on-live-nasa-feed.html

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Elon Musk makes a bold bet with Australia

Elon Musk may be just one of several entrepreneurs to claim he can solve power shortages causing blackouts in south Australia, but he’s definitely the most confident.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/10/elon-musk-makes-bold-bet-with-australia.html

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Uber launches urgent investigation into 'abhorrent' sexual harassment claim

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has ordered an urgent investigation into the sexual harassment claim made by a female former engineer at the ride sharing app who alleged her career prospects suffered after she complained about advances from her manager.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/20/uber-launches-urgent-investigation-into-abhorrent-sexual-harassment-claim.html

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Two employees are suing Microsoft, alleging their jobs gave them PTSD

Two Microsoft employees claim the company made them look at photos and videos “designed to entertain some of the most twisted and sick minded people in the world.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/11/two-employees-are-suing-microsoft-alleging-their-jobs-gave-them-ptsd.html

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Apple asked to unlock the iPhone 4s of Russian ambassador's assassin, report claims

Reports from Turkish media claim that Apple has been asked to help unlock an iPhone belonging to the Russian ambassador’s assassin.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/23/apple-asked-to-unlock-iphone-4s-russian-ambassadors-assassin-report-claims.html

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Cellebrite again rumored to have accessed San Bernardino iPhone 5c for FBI

Article Image Citing inside sources, reports this week claim Israeli data forensics firm Cellebrite provided the FBI with technology to extract information from an iPhone 5c linked to San Bernardino terror suspect Syed Rizwan Farook.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4eaab119/sc/23/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A40C0A10C0Ecellebrite0Eagain0Erumored0Eto0Ehave0Eaccessed0Esan0Ebernardino0Eiphone0E5c0Efor0Efbi/story01.htm

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Hackers target Donald Trump, claim to leak his Social Security number

Hackers describing themselves as part of the Anonymous hacking group claim to have leaked Donald Trump’s personal information, including his Social Security number.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/18/hackers-target-donald-trump-claim-to-leak-his-social-security-number.html

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Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge review roundup: iPhone thumping design?

Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge phone are garnering positive reviews, but is it enough to claim victory over the iPhone? Read on.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/11/samsung-galaxy-s7-s7-edge-review-roundup-iphone-thumping-design.html

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Seagate unveils PCIe x16 SSD with 10GB/s bandwidth at Open Compute Summit

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Seagate is demonstrating what they claim is the fastest SSD on the market, with a 10GB/s maximum throughput speed. That would mean the SSD is fully capable of using a PCI-Express 3.0 bus — all 16 lanes of it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/224428-seagate-unveils-pcie-x16-ssd-with-10gbs-bandwidth-at-open-compute-summit

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iPad Pro review roundup: Great hardware, tricky use-case

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Yesterday, we covered Tim Cook’s claim that the iPad Pro could easily replace laptops, to the point that most people wouldn’t even need a computer. Early reviews of the iPad Pro are in, and while they point to a very strong device, they don’t entirely affirm Cook’s views.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/217908-ipad-pro-review-roundup-great-hardware-tricky-use-case

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Tests confirm marginal difference between Samsung, TSMC-made A9 chips in Apple's iPhone 6s

Article Image New battery test results, published on Monday, appear to support Apple’s claim of little difference in the longevity of an iPhone 6s with a Samsung-made A9 chip versus one manufactured by TSMC.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4a9d714c/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C10A0C120Ctests0Econfirm0Emarginal0Edifference0Ebetween0Esamsung0Etsmc0Emade0Ea90Echips0Ein0Eapples0Eiphone0E6s/story01.htm

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Rumor: iPad Pro, Apple Pencil & Smart Keyboard to go on sale first week of November

Article Image Rumors out of the Far East on Monday claim Apple is preparing to start sales of its massive 12.9-inch iPad Pro in the first week of November, a date thought to coincide with the debut of device-specific accessories like the pressure sensitive Apple Pencil stylus.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4a6ce565/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C10A0C0A50Crumor0Eapple0Eto0Elaunch0Eipad0Epro0Eapple0Epencil0Ein0Efirst0Eweek0Eof0Enovember/story01.htm

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Supposed 'iPhone 6s' display and logic board powered on with help from iPhone 6 hardware

A video and photoset published Tuesday claim to show a partially assembled Frankenphone with “iPhone 6s” display and logic board powered by a host iPhone 6 battery, chassis and other integral components.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/494a05c6/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A80C250Csupposed0Eiphone0E6s0Edisplay0Eand0Elogic0Eboard0Epowered0Eon0Ewith0Ehelp0Efrom0Eiphone0E60Ehardware/story01.htm

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New rumor repeats claim that Apple won't include 'iPad Air 3' in fall lineup

Questionable assertions continue to claim that there will be no new “iPad Air 3” this fall, only a faster “iPad mini 4,” due to Apple’s alleged newfound conservativeness about tablets.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/48fdbf6b/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A80C140Cnew0Erumor0Erepeats0Eclaim0Ethat0Eapple0Ewont0Einclude0Eipad0Eair0E30Ein0Efall0Elineup/story01.htm

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