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Australian businesses now legally obliged to report data breaches or cop hefty fines

Australian businesses now legally obliged to report data breaches or cop hefty fines

7 hours ago   |   TechRadar

It took a while, but the 2016 Privacy Amendment Bill was finally passed into legislation last year after getting the royal say-so to become law, and its conditions will be...
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Signal Foundation: WhatsApp co-founder makes private chat a nonprofit

Signal Foundation: WhatsApp co-founder makes private chat a nonprofit

11 hours ago   |   SlashGear

A nonprofit organization was just revealed, made by the folks at Signal and co-founder of WhatsApp, Brian Acton. This nonprofit organization was “made possible” by Brian Acton...
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Signal app for private chats gets $50M boost from WhatsApp VIP - CNET

12 hours ago   |   CNET   |   5 articles

WhatsApp co-founder and former Facebooker Brian Acton is putting millions into the encrypted-chat app and will head up a new foundation devoted to furthering privacy.
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WhatsApp Co-Founder Joins New ‘Signal Foundation,' Invests $50 Million

WhatsApp Co-Founder Joins New ‘Signal Foundation,' Invests $50 Million

13 hours ago   |   Tom's Hardware   |   5 articles

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton, who left WhatsApp and Facebook last year, helped create the new Signal Foundation nonprofit, while also investing $50 million of his own money...
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Signal expands into the Signal Foundation with $50M from WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton

Signal expands into the Signal Foundation with $50M from WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   5 articles

Perhaps the most surprising thing I learned about Signal when I spoke with Moxie Marlinspike, the app's creator, last year at Disrupt, was that it was essentially running on a...
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Tech We're Using: Limiting the Influence of Tech When You Report on It

14 hours ago   |   NY Times

How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry's effect on education, privacy and our health.
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Qualcomm made a new Wi-Fi chip for the next generation of Wi-Fi

Qualcomm made a new Wi-Fi chip for the next generation of Wi-Fi

16 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Qualcomm announced a Wi-Fi chip for phones and tablets today that's compatible with the forthcoming generation of Wi-Fi. The company says it's the first to deliver 802.11ax...
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Google's digital assistant branches out to Nest camera

17 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   12 articles

Google's voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest's deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify the privacy concerns surrounding internet-connected...
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Over a year out from P&G's ultimatum: Are brands any safer? Is programmatic ad buying any more transparent?

18 hours ago   |   Marketing Land

In the absence of significant progress, marketers indicate that ad dollars may - at least temporarily - migrate back to TV. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article.
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Android P Will Not Allow Background Apps To Access Your Smartphone's Camera And Microphone

22 hours ago   |   Tech Times   |   2 articles

Android P code spotted by XDA Developers revealed that the upcoming operating system will prevent background apps from accessing the cameras and microphones of smartphones...
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IPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Can Samsung Take Apple Down?

IPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Can Samsung Take Apple Down?

Michael Grothaus 22/02/2018 - 8:32am How will the biggest flagships compare? 2018 looks to be really interesting in the battle between the biggest smartphone makers. Samsung is... Read more ...

Broadcom plays hard to get as it, er, slashes Qualcomm takeover bid

Broadcom plays hard to get as it, er, slashes Qualcomm takeover bid

Firm cuts offer by $4bn following Qualcomm's increased NXP bid Read more ...

Deal: Microsoft offering $200 discount on latest Surface Pro

Deal: Microsoft offering $200 discount on latest Surface Pro

Microsoft is offering a solid discount on its latest Surface Pro. The official listing reveals a price cut of $200. The discount is available on Core i5/4GB/128GB model as well... Read more ...

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Huawei launched the Enjoy 6 in October 2016, then a plus-sized Enjoy 7 popped in June 2017. The eight-month cycle continues with Enjoy 8 that went to get the TENAA approval and... Read more ...

LG K8 and LG K10 Launch: Improved Camera, Better Specs

LG K8 and LG K10 Launch: Improved Camera, Better Specs

Richard Goodwin 22/02/2018 - 8:53am The budget-focussed LG K8 and LG K10 are now official with better specs and improved camera performance LG's budget phones don't get much... Read more ...

Free Super Mario Update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more

Free Super Mario Update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more

A completely free update for Super Mario Odyssey is now available for download on Nintendo Switch which adds a new game mode and other goodies. The new mini-game is called... Read more ...

Netflix dévoile un trailer et une date pour le remake de Perdus dans l'espace

Netflix dévoile un trailer et une date pour le remake de Perdus dans l'espace

Rendez-vous le 13 avril prochain sur Netflix pour voir si Toby Stephens tiendra aussi bien la barre de la série Perdus dans l'espace qu'il ne l'a fait dans Black Sails. Read more ...

Cat S61 hands-on review

Cat S61 hands-on review

The Cat S61 is not your usual smartphone. Built to last with a tough body and IP68 water resistance, it has a thermal imaging camera, an air quality sensor, and even a laser... Read more ...

Land Rover Explore is 'the toughest phone in the world'

Land Rover Explore is 'the toughest phone in the world'

It's not every day that a car manufacturer launches a smartphone, but that's exactly what British firm Land Rover has done as it's just introduced a rugged handset. The Land... Read more ...

This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

The travel and tourism industry is worth nearly $1.6 trillion globally and accounts for one-tenth of the world's GDP. Despite this vast market, the industry is dominated by... Read more ...