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Daily News – 25th of July 2016 & What happened lately

What’s new Verizon is settling a $4.8 billion deal to buy Yahoo The end of Yahoo as an independent company is near, and Verizon, long considered the leading contender to buy the ageing web pioneer, is the acquirer. This deal will end months of uncertainty about Yahoo’s future after the company announced plans to review strategic…

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Daily News – 13th of July 2016

What’s new Fiat Chrysler launches bug bounty program Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will offer rewards of as much as $1,500 to ethical hackers who tell the auto maker about data security weaknesses in its vehicles, the company said. The program is focused on FCA’s connected vehicles, including systems within them and external services and applications…

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Daily News – 12th of July 2016

What’s new Twitter ups its GIF size limit to 15MB for the web Twitter is continuing its trend of increasing the size limit in regards to media uploads on its platforms, with its latest update concerning GIFs. The previous size limit for both photos and GIFs on Twitter was just 5MB. There are some glaring…

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Top news this week, 4th-8th of July 2016

Important announcements Full disk encryption flaw could affect millions of Android users When it comes to vulnerabilities and security, Google’s Android has never been in the good books of security experts or even its users to a great extent. Security expert Gal Beniamini has now revealed another flaw in Android encryption. He said that Android…

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Daily News – 8th of July 2016

What’s new Google acquires Anvato, a media streaming and monetization platform for broadcasters Anvato is a platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distribution video across platforms. Google says Anvato will join its Cloud Platform team and that Anvato’s technology will complement its efforts “to enable scalable media processing and workflows in the cloud.” With this…

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Daily News – 7th of July 2016

What’s new Facebook’s open-source wireless access platform designed to provide internet to remote areas around the world The social network took the wraps off OpenCellular, an open-source initiative aimed at easing the market barriers to entry for mobile carriers in developing countries. OpenCellular is roughly the size of a shoe box and it can support…

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Daily News – 6th of July 2016

What’s new Google’s DeepMind will use AI in diagnosing eye disease Google will investigate how DeepMind’s technology can be taught to analyze scans for the two diseases, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration, the diagnoses of which have been time-consuming efforts for eye doctors due to their complexity. The results could mean earlier diagnoses for…

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Daily News – 5th of July 2016

What’s new Full disk encryption flaw could affect millions of Android users When it comes to vulnerabilities and security, Google’s Android has never been in the good books of security experts or even its users to a great extent. Security expert Gal Beniamini has now revealed another flaw in Android encryption. He said that Android…

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Daily News – 4th of July 2016 & What happened this weekend

What’s new Cyclist-detection algorithms are being taught to self-driving cars Google has issued its self-driving car report for June. In it are some interesting details about the system’s ability to detect and avoid cyclists. “Cyclists are fast and agile — sometimes moving as quickly as cars — but that also means that it’s hard for…

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