Air Ambulance regularly flown by Prince William in drone near-miss

Prince William, the future king of England, announced in January that he will stop piloting a helicopter for an air ambulance charity this summer so he can spend more time with his children in London.

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Ransomware reportedly crippled DC camera network a week before inauguration

The Washington D.C. security camera network for public places was all but crippled earlier in January when ransomware was found to have locked up nearly two-thirds of all image recorders, each controlling up to four cameras.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/31/ransomware-reportedly-crippled-dc-camera-network-week-before-inauguration.html

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'A Dog's Purpose' director, producer and star respond after PETA calls for animal cruelty boycott

A Dog’s Purpose should be a heartwarming comedy debuting this January about a dog who finds his purpose.

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Ready for the next @POTUS? White House reveals digital transition plan

As President Obama prepares to leave office in January, the White House has revealed its digital transition plan ahead of the arrival of America’s next Commander-in-Chief.

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New York DMV's facial recognition enhancements have led to more than 100 arrests since January

After New York State made enhancements to how its DMV combats identity theft and fraud in January, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that the changes have since led to more than 100 arrests and 900 open cases.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/29/new-york-dmvs-facial-recognition-enhancements-have-led-to-more-than-100-arrests-since-january.html

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IBM supercomputer Watson will try to help vets beat cancer

In January, President Obama handed the reins to Joe Biden to head a “moonshot” initiative to cure cancer, and a major step toward that end has just been made.

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Apple suppliers had 'very good' January following tough December, analyst says

Article Image Taiwanese Apple suppliers experienced a “very good” January, financially, despite Apple “putting on the breaks extra hard” the previous month, Drexel Hamilton analyst Brian White said on Tuesday.

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Google to shut down Songza on Jan. 31, migrate listeners to Google Play Music

Article Image Google will officially shut off Songza at the end of January, leaving a two-month window for listeners of the streaming service to migrate to Google Play Music, according to an announcement.

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Cold War weaponry and modern military hardware: Inside the ISIS arsenal

In January the U.S. Central Command announced that U.S. and coalition airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria destroyed some 184 Humvees, 58 tanks and nearly 700 other vehicles. The number of ISIS military vehicles destroyed may seem significant, but is really just a drop in the bucket compared to the militants’ overall firepower.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/15/cold-war-weaponry-and-modern-military-hardware-inside-isis-arsenal/

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Proposed Amendments to US Cybersecurity Laws Under Scrutiny


The White House in January proposed updates to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act that have stirred controversy within the cybersecurity industry. The proposals would allow prosecution under the CFAA of insiders who abuse their ability to access information, while setting aside insignificant conduct. “If the proposed legislation were to be enacted, it would certainly have a chilling effect on cybersecurity research,” Chris Doggett, managing director at Kaspersky Lab North America, told TechNewsWorld.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81887.html?rss=1

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Samsung hires former president of Jony Ive's old design studio for global initiative

Looking to freshen up its product range, Samsung in January found a new head of global design in Don-tae Lee, former co-president of a London-based design consultancy called Tangerine, which had Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive as one of its earliest employees.



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Changes to Irish tax law a 'minor issue' for Apple, Barclays says

Though Ireland is set to close its tax loopholes in January of next year, the changes won’t be applied to Apple and others until 2020, resulting in a “relatively neutral” outcome for AAPL shareholders, investment firm Barclays said this week.



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Why are some hard drives more reliable than others?

Hard drive internals
Back in January, we wrote a story about which company makes the most reliable hard drives. At the time, Hitachi came out ahead of Western Digital and Seagate by a significant margin. Now, with new data from our friends at Backblaze who have 34,881 hard drives spinning their little hearts out as you read this sentence, we’re going to try and investigate the matter of why there’s so much variation between the reliability of the big three hard drive makers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/190708-why-are-some-hard-drives-more-reliable-than-others

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Review: Parrot Asteroid Smart in-dash head unit with navigation and app support

Google launched the Open Automotive Alliance in January to put Android in your dashboard to control your phone, just like Apple announced CarPlay as a system to control your iOS device. Parrot’s Asteroid Smart doesn’t participate in either of these programs, but goes their own way instead.



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