HP Enterprise Shared Pentagon’s Cyberdefense Source Code With Russia


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.

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Instagram to optimize user feeds, show posts out of chronological order

Article Image Photo sharing service Instagram on Tuesday announced plans to apply an optimization algorithm to user feeds that, much like the system used by parent company Facebook, reorders posts based on a variety of performance metrics.

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Apple has been undercounting Apple News traffic due to glitch, working on fix

Article Image Apple on Sunday said it has been sharing erroneous iOS 9 News app usage statistics with publishing partners due to an unnoticed glitch, adding that it does not know exactly how many people are currently using the service.

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Controversial cybersecurity bill passed with resounding Senate support

Article Image The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act cleared the U.S. Senate floor on Tuesday with a 74 to 21 vote in support, moving the controversial bill critics contend will grant the government unfettered access to private data one step closer to the president’s desk.

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Verizon Supercookie to Let Advertisers Gorge on Customer Data

Verizon has announced it will begin sharing customer data with its AOL Advertising Network, triggering concerns about privacy and customer tracking. AOL will use Verizon’s supercookie — which is impossible to get rid of — to track users. Devices on a user’s Verizon Wireless account, those used to log in to that account, and devices used to connect directly to AOL sites and services or to third-party sites where AOL provides ads will be tracked and may receive ads.

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Verizon plans to share 'supercookie' tracking data with AOL ad network

Article Image Beginning in November, Verizon will start sharing the data gathered by its so-called “supercookie” identifier with AOL’s ad network — potentially raising privacy and security concerns, a report noted on Wednesday.

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Tech Q&A: Sharing info with Microsoft, 'cyberflashers,' shooting a drone and more

Kim Komando answers your questions about sharing info with Microsoft, stopping ‘cyberflashers,’ shooting a drone, and more.

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Social media giants clamp down on sickening Virginia shooting footage

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter, along with video sharing site YouTube, rushed to remove shocking video footage that appeared to show the shooting of two television news journalists Wednesday.

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How to enable Home Sharing in iOS 9 beta

With the latest iOS 9 beta restoring full support for Home Sharing, here’s how to toggle on the feature that allows streaming music and video from computers connected to the same local Wi-Fi network.

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Apple reinstates Home Sharing in latest iOS 9 beta, tweaks Handoff interface

Apple made good on a promise to return music Home Sharing to iOS with the release of its fourth iOS 9 beta on Tuesday, a build which also came with a few minor user interface adjustments including a new way of displaying Handoff panes in the app switcher.

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Apple looks to reinstate Home Sharing with iOS 9, Eddy Cue says

Following revelations that Apple disabled the popular music Home Sharing feature with its latest iOS 8.4 update, SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue on Monday said the company is working to restore services for iOS 9.

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Serious iOS, OS X flaws lead to password theft in wide ranging security study

Three serious vulnerabilities in cross-app resource sharing protocols on Apple’s desktop and mobile platforms have been discovered and used successfully to steal data –?like passwords and secret authentication keys –?including one that lays Keychain open to attackers.

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AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple Watch sales in Europe, 'iPad Pro,' plus special guests

This week’s all-new AppleInsider podcast features Daniel Eran Dilger sharing his experiences from Colette, one of the few fashion boutiques selling Apple Watches. We also discuss the latest ‘iPad Pro’ rumors, and special guests tech journalist Georgia Dow and Dell UX designer Jim Young join us for a talk on the Apple Watch.

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Vague schematics & details hint at mic, speaker, rectangular design for Apple's 'iWatch'

A set of screenshots posted to social sharing site Reddit on Monday purport to show engineering drawings of parts destined for Apple’s upcoming wearable device — including a speaker assembly, rectangular case, and round PCB –?while the poster claims the device will be waterproof and ship in eight different SKUs.

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Google begins developing its own quantum computer chips, to prepare for the future

UCSB/Google, five-qubit array
Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence team, not content with merely sharing a D-Wave kinda-quantum computer with NASA, has announced that it will now be designing and building its own quantum computer chips. Rather than start from scratch, Google will absorb UC Santa Barbara’s quantum computing group, which recently created a superconducting five-qubit array that shows promise for scaling up to larger, commercial systems. Google, probably just behind IBM, now appears to be one of quantum computing’s largest commercial interests.

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Vimeo launches revamped Apple TV channel with better discovery, on-demand video

Video sharing service Vimeo on Wednesday rolled out an all-new version of its Apple TV channel, bringing a streamlined user interface, new curated playlists, and trailers from Vimeo On Demand to Apple’s set-top streamer.

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