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Daily News – 12th of August 2016

What’s new Volkswagen keyless entry systems hacked by security researchers Almost every vehicle Volkswagen has sold since 1995 is vulnerable to a couple of simple hacks that could allow thieves to unlock their doors wirelessly. The bug was discovered by a team of researchers led by Flavio Garcia at the University of Birmingham, who reverse-engineered…

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Daily News – 11th of August 2016

What’s new Facebook launches guided tours for 360-degree videos When you explore 360-degree videos on Facebook like you’re supposed to, you could miss crucial moments happening outside your POV. The social network’s new “Guide” tool for Pages, however, can make sure you see the best, funniest and most compelling parts. Now, when publishers upload a…

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Daily News – 10th of August 2016

What’s new Google Chrome will begin blocking Flash in favor of HTML5 Chrome 53, which is on track for a September release, will be the first web browser from Google to block Flash content by default. Google has decided to make this change to create a faster and more responsive browser that saves you battery…

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Daily News – 9th of August 2016

What’s new Oracle’s Micros POS systems compromised in hack; customer data might be at stake US business software colossus Oracle confirmed that hackers infected software in Micros credit card scanners used at hotels and restaurants around the world. It’s not certain just how many systems were breached, but the intruders had slipped malware on to…

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Daily News – 8th of August 2016 & What happened this weekend

What’s new QuadRooter is a new vulnerability affecting over 900 Million Android devices The term includes a set of four vulnerabilities that would eventually end up affecting 900 million Android smartphones and tablets with Qualcomm chipsets. The vulnerability is dubbed as “QuadRooter” and as one might deduce from the name it has everything to do…

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Top news this week, 1st-5th of August 2016

Important announcements Facebook’s new Incubator may show us how open source should work Social media giant Facebook has decided to give a structure to the open source software with its new Incubator hub, prompting the developers to think new ways about the software. The Facebook Incubator is the company’s new process for releasing open-source projects…

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Daily News – 5th of August 2016

What’s new Apple announces $200,000 bug bounty program Unlike many of the other major tech companies, Apple has never had a formal bug bounty program or corporate policy for welcoming outsiders who poke holes in their security features. The offer was presented at Black Hat, a large computer security conference, where the audience burst into…

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Daily News – 4th of August 2016

What’s new DJI is opening an indoor drone arena for first-time fliers and professionals alike Drone maker DJI said this week it’s opening a drone arena in Yongin, South Korea, later this month. The 1,395-square-metre venue will be kitted out with an LED-lit racing circuit, maintenance workstations, safety nets and a screen giving flyers a…

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Daily News – 3rd of August 2016

What’s new Researchers develop video that you can reach out and touch The MIT team has created an imaging technique called Interactive Dynamic Video (IDV) that allows users to reach in and “touch” objects in videos. IDV uses traditional cameras and algorithms to find the tiny and almost invisible vibrations of an object and create…

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Daily News – 2nd of August 2016

What’s new Japan’s NHK begins world’s first 8K TV broadcasts The country will have the world’s highest resolution Olympics coverage. Japan began the world’s first regular 8K television broadcasts on Monday, five days ahead of the opening of the Olympic Games. 8K refers to broadcasts with a resolution of 7,680 x 4,320 pixels. That’s 16…

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