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  1. UPS Store Malware Likely Hit Many Other Companies - Tom's Guide


    Washington Times

    UPS Store Malware Likely Hit Many Other Companies
    Tom's Guide
    UPDATED 6:45 PM EDT Friday Aug. 22 with link to a DHS/USSS bulletin with more information. The Backoff point-of-sale malware infection that hit 51 UPS Stores may be very widespread, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) ...
    Gov't Warns US Retailers About Hacking SoftwareABC News
    Most U.S. Businesses Don't Know They Were Caught Up In Massive CyberattackTechCrunch
    More than 1000 businesses affected by same malware as TargetBaltimore Sun
    New York Times (blog) -News 10NBC -Wall Street Journal
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  2. Tech Tips: Considerations when phone contracts end - Salt Lake Tribune


    USA TODAY

    Tech Tips: Considerations when phone contracts end
    Salt Lake Tribune
    MALVERN, Iowa • As my two-year contract with Verizon came to an end last month, I had to resist the company's various promotions and discounts. In accepting the offers, I'd have to give up Verizon's unlimited data plan, which lets me use the phone's cellular ...
    How the new smartphone plans stack upUSA TODAY
    Analysts: Sprint's $60 Plan Will Not Affect Verizon or AT&T – Possibly T-MobileAndroid Headlines - Android News
    Sprint Offering Unlimited Data Plans for $60Techlicious (blog)
    GeekSided -Washington Post (blog) -Tribune-Review
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  3. Report: Amazon building ad system to compete with Google's - PCWorld


    Reuters UK

    Report: Amazon building ad system to compete with Google's
    PCWorld
    Amazon plans to expand its small online ad delivery business enough to take on Google's AdWords, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The company is developing a platform for delivering ads both on its own properties and other sites, potentially ...
    Amazon plans to take on Google's online ad businessFortune
    Amazon developing own online advertising software: WSJReuters
    Amazon Prepares Online Advertising ProgramWall Street Journal

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  4. NSA and GCHQ employees may be undermining the agencies' work to hack Tor - Engadget


    BBC News

    NSA and GCHQ employees may be undermining the agencies' work to hack Tor
    Engadget
    It's no secret that US and British spy agencies are trying to crack the Tor network, but new information suggests that the agencies' floundering efforts may be sabotaged from within. For the uninitiated, Tor is a web browser that anonymizes a person's identity, ...
    As governments invade privacy, tools for encryption grow more popularPBS NewsHour
    Tor Exec: Intelligence Insiders Disclose Bug Information With Tor DevelopersThreatpost
    Rogue GCHQ and NSA agents intentionally leak information to help Tor users ...ITProPortal
    International Business Times UK -TechSpot
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  5. Google gobbles Fitbit whiz Gecko Design to strengthen those things that don't ... - Register


    Sky News Australia

    Google gobbles Fitbit whiz Gecko Design to strengthen those things that don't ...
    Register
    Google has bought up Gecko Design, the industrial design house behind products like the One Laptop Per Child PC and Nike's Fitbit. "This is an incredible opportunity for everyone at Gecko," Jacques Gagne, Gecko's president and founder, gushed on the ...
    Google Buys Gecko Design for next-generation consumer X productsCapital OTC
    Google buys Gecko Design for X projectsCNET
    Google Adds Gecko Design to Its AcquisitionsAngle Chronicle
    ValueWalk -Gigaom -Phys.Org
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  6. US undercover investigators among those exposed in data breach - Reuters


    Reuters

    US undercover investigators among those exposed in data breach
    Reuters
    BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials ...
    Hackers hit up to 25000 fed workersUSA TODAY
    Records of up to 25000 Homeland Security staff hacked in cyber-attackThe Guardian
    Security breach hit 25000 federal workersBusinessweek
    Prescott eNews -RIA Novosti
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  7. Copyright Office: You Can't Copyright Work By Monkeys Or Gods - Daily Caller


    Wall Street Journal

    Copyright Office: You Can't Copyright Work By Monkeys Or Gods
    Daily Caller
    New guidelines released by the U.S. Copyright Office have finally clarified the confusion: monkeys cannot apply for copyright protection in the United States, Government Executive reports. The controversy stems from the ability of some monkeys to apparently ...
    US Copyright Office rules that monkeys CAN'T claim copyright over their selfiesRegister
    Who Owns A Monkey's Selfie? No One Can, U.S. SaysMTPR
    Ghost and monkey selfies can't be copyrighted, says US gov'tGMA News

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  8. Most smartphone users don't download apps; here are 5 worth snatching - Los Angeles Times


    NBCNews.com

    Most smartphone users don't download apps; here are 5 worth snatching
    Los Angeles Times
    Apple's App Store is loaded with apps, but each month, 65.5% of U.S. smartphone owners refrain from downloading any new apps. Apple's App Store is loaded with apps, but each month, 65.5% of U.S. smartphone owners refrain from downloading any new ...
    Maybe We've Just Reached Peak AppReadWrite
    Google & Apple Show Strong Potential for Digital Music Apps in New comScore ...Billboard
    Top seven percent of smartphone owners account for nearly half of all app ...TechSpot
    Tech Times -Wall Street Journal (blog) -NBCNews.com
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  9. Google forced to add steering wheel to driverless cars - Telegraph.co.uk


    Telegraph.co.uk

    Google forced to add steering wheel to driverless cars
    Telegraph.co.uk
    Google has been forced to add a steering wheel and pedals to its driverless cars because of new rules on testing which demand that a human can take control in the event of a software mishap. A new directive from California's Department of Motor Vehicles ...
    Google's Self-Driving Car Will Have A Steering WheelMaximum PC
    Google's Self-Driving Cars Will Need Steering Wheels - For NowNBCNews.com
    Rules Force Google to Install Steering Wheel in Self-Driving CarAngle Chronicle
    CNET -Tech Times
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  10. Researchers Hack Android Apps With Up To 92 Percent Success Rate, Windows ... - Tom's Hardware Guide


    Sci-Tech Today

    Researchers Hack Android Apps With Up To 92 Percent Success Rate, Windows ...
    Tom's Hardware Guide
    Researchers from the University of California Riverside have discovered a flaw in the Android operating system, that allows them to hack most Android apps between 82 and 92 percent of the time. The way they accomplish this is by having the user install a ...
    Gmail, other Android apps hacked with 92% success rateSlashGear
    NETWORK SECURITY Researchers Find Malicious Android Apps Can Hack GmailTop Tech News
    Gmail Users Beware of Installing Malicious Android AppsDumb-Out
    Android Headlines - Android News -The Week Magazine -Social Media SEO
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