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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

18 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. Elon Musk has described 2018 as the "most difficult and painful year" of his career. In an interview with...
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Coinbase now supports buying and selling Ethereum Classic

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

Coinbase has added a new buying option for its customers after the crypto exchange introduced Ethereum Classic to its collection. The addition was first announced in July but...
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Apple reassures customers after hack reports

2 hours ago   |   Bangkokpost   |   3 articles

SYDNEY/SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc said on Friday no customer data was compromised after Australian media reported a teenager had pleaded guilty to hacking into its main computer...
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Hack-happy Aussie teen cracks Apple's vault, steals 90GB of confidential files

Hack-happy Aussie teen cracks Apple's vault, steals 90GB of confidential files

2 hours ago   |   TechRadar   |   3 articles

An Australian private schoolboy from Melbourne has pleaded guilty to charges of repeatedly hacking into Apple's main computer network, The Age has reported. Over the span of a...
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As Nvidia expands in artificial intelligence, Intel defends turf

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Nvidia Corp dominates chips for training computers to think like humans, but it faces an entrenched competitor in a major avenue for expansion in the artificial intelligence...
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Linux-based Steam OS may add support for Windows games

7 hours ago   |   Liliputing

Valve's SteamOS is a Linux-based operating system built around the popular Steam gaming platform. Valve announced SteamOS to much fanfare a few years ago, but things have sort...
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Australian teen sparks FBI action after hacking Apple: media

8 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

An Australian teenager has pleaded guilty to hacking into the main computer network of technology giant Apple Inc , downloading big internal files and accessing customer...
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‘Weaponized Ad Technology': Facebook's Moneymaker Gets a Critical Eye

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

Facebook gives political campaigns the ability to tailor ads to as few as 20 people. Critics say the technique can polarize and manipulate voters.
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IDG Contributor Network: Be careful what you call ‘fog computing'

10 hours ago   |   InfoWorld

Fog computing is picking up steam as a buzzword in the tech world, often used in comparison to cloud or confused with edge, both of which have geography built in: either the...
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Nvidia sinks after cutting its guidance

Nvidia sinks after cutting its guidance

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Nvidia topped Wall Street's earnings expectations on Thursday but cut its third-quarter revenue forecast. The chipmaker now expects third-quarter revenue to be around $3.25...
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Elon Musk describes his 'excruciating' year and says he's had to take Ambien...

Elon Musk describes his 'excruciating' year and says he's had to take Ambien to get to sleep

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that an "excruciating" year has taken a toll on him. He sometimes has had to take Ambien, a prescription drug that helps induce sleep. Musk described... Read more ...

Hack-happy Aussie teen cracks Apple's vault, steals 90GB of confidential files

Hack-happy Aussie teen cracks Apple's vault, steals 90GB of confidential files

An Australian private schoolboy from Melbourne has pleaded guilty to charges of repeatedly hacking into Apple's main computer network, The Age has reported. Over the span of a... Read more ...

Google defends controversial China project in meeting with employees

Google defends controversial China project in meeting with employees

Google CEO Sundar Pichai and co-founder Sergey Brin have addressed the controversy over “Dragonfly,” reportedly an effort to re-enter the Chinese market with a news and search... Read more ...

Kirin 980 on Huawei Mate 20 to be world's first 7nm chip

Kirin 980 on Huawei Mate 20 to be world's first 7nm chip

Although the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has yet to ship to owners, Huawei is already making sure that consumers know that this is no upgrade. It is trying to play on the phablet's... Read more ...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search engine in China

About a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's efforts to build a censored version of its search engine in China, as reported by the New York... Read more ...

PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One Game Sale At GameStop In The US

PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One Game Sale At GameStop In The US

Each Wednesday, GameStop refreshes its list of deals and puts out a new weekly ad. This week's ad is live, so we're here to break down all the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo... Read more ...

WhatsApp backups won't count against Google Drive storage soon

WhatsApp backups won't count against Google Drive storage soon

WhatsApp users have received an email from Google informing them of a big new change: their backups will no longer count against their Google Drive data allotment. WhatsApp... Read more ...

Nvidia sinks after cutting its guidance

Nvidia sinks after cutting its guidance

Nvidia topped Wall Street's earnings expectations on Thursday but cut its third-quarter revenue forecast. The chipmaker now expects third-quarter revenue to be around $3.25... Read more ...

Toshiba 55-Inch 4K Fire TV Edition Review: Smart But Falls Short

Toshiba 55-Inch 4K Fire TV Edition Review: Smart But Falls Short

The Toshiba 55-inch 4K Fire TV Edition is the best Amazon-branded smart TV we've seen, but mediocre hardware and over-aggressive advertising still weigh it down. Read more ...

‘Black-ish' showrunner Kenya Barris signs on at Netflix

‘Black-ish' showrunner Kenya Barris signs on at Netflix

Kenya Barris, writer and director of the Emmy-nominated ABC show Black-ish and its Freeform spinoff Grown-ish, has signed a multi-year deal at Netflix. It's the latest coup for... Read more ...