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YouTube caught out by coin-mining adverts. YouTube caught out by coin-mining adverts.
YouTube has been briefly caught out by adverts that sought to mine valuable crypto-coins using visitors' computers. The malicious adverts were spotted by security firm Trend Micro, which watches crypto-cash malware. The adverts included computer code that helped them mine the Monero crypto-currency. The rapid rise in the value of crypto-coins has prompted many cyber-crime gangs to try and...
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Bizarre 'fast radio bursts' detected from outer space. Bizarre 'fast radio bursts' detected from outer space.
They came from outer space. More “fast radio bursts" — very short-lived pulses of radio waves that come from across the universe — have been detected by astronomers using two of the world’s largest telescopes. The bursts, which come from a galaxy over 3 billion light-years from Earth, repeated 16 times. So far, these are the only known fast radio bursts that have repeated. Fast radio burs...
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Own a Mac, PC or smartphone? A major security flaw means you need to do this now. Own a Mac, PC or smartphone? A major security flaw means you need to do this now.
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple says all of its Macs, iPhones and iPads contain a security flaw that requires an update. It's not alone. Any owner of a PC, tablet or smart phone should make sure that automatic software updates for their operating systems are enabled after security researchers this week revealed a broad flaw in Intel and other chips that could allow hackers to access data previously thought ...
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Apple's iPhones slowed to tackle ageing batteries. Apple's iPhones slowed to tackle ageing batteries.
Apple has confirmed the suspicions of many iPhone owners by revealing it does deliberately slow down some models of the iPhone as they age. Many customers have long suspected that Apple slows down older iPhones to encourage people to upgrade. The company has now said it does slow down some models as they age, but only because the phones' battery performance diminishes over time. Apple sai...
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Nissan to trial robo-taxis in Japan. Nissan to trial robo-taxis in Japan.
Carmaker Nissan plans to test self-driving taxis on Japanese roads from March next year. The company is partnering with Japanese software company DeNA, which operates online services for the gaming, healthcare and automotive industries. It will adapt a Nissan Leaf electric car, which passengers will summon using an app. Nissan joins a growing band of carmakers trialling self-drive cars, i...
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Uber and Volvo strike deal for 24,000 self-drive cars Uber and Volvo strike deal for 24,000 self-drive cars
Uber has struck a deal to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo. The agreement envisages that the pick-up service will purchase the vehicles over the course of three years beginning in 2019. Uber began testing prototypes made by the carmaker last year in the US. One expert said the announcement "makes a good headline" but had doubts that fully autonomous, driverless Uber rides wou...
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Twitter's rewritten rules published. Twitter's rewritten rules published.
Twitter has published a new version of its rules, which it says will clarify its policies and how it enforces them. It is part of a series of changes as the social network tries to address complaints of abuse and harassment on its website. It said the changes reflected the "latest trends in online behaviour". However, anticipated new policies relating to "violent groups, hateful imagery, ...
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Tech pundit Scoble faces harassment claims. Tech pundit Scoble faces harassment claims.
Renowned tech consultant and commentator Robert Scoble has apologised after multiple accusations of inappropriate behaviour towards women. In a post on Medium, journalist Quinn Norton accused Mr Scoble of groping her body at a technology conference in the early 2010s. Another woman, former colleague Michelle Greer, also said Mr Scoble made unwanted advances, touching her leg during a confere...
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Nokia kills off Ozo high-end virtual reality cameras Nokia kills off Ozo high-end virtual reality cameras
Nokia is winding down its high-end virtual reality camera division. The Ozo and its follow-up the Ozo+ had been marketed to professionals as being able to capture the "highest quality" 360-degree footage possible, and had been used by Disney among others. But despite a recent price cut, the Finnish firm indicated that sales had been weaker than expected. One expert said it reflected the f...
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IPhone X to use 'black box' anti-spoof Face ID tech. IPhone X to use 'black box' anti-spoof Face ID tech.
Even Apple will not be able to explain how its forthcoming iPhone X can spot some efforts to fool its facial recognition system. The firm has released a guide to the Face ID system, which explains that it relies on two types of neural networks - one of which has been specifically trained to resist spoofing attempts. But a consequence of the design is that it behaves like a "black box". It...
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