Zero-Day Acquisition Platform Triples iOS 10 Bug Bounty to $1.5 Million

Zero-Day Acquisition Platform Triples iOS 10 Bug Bounty to .5 Million Exploit acquisition platform Zerodium has increased its reward for a successful jailbreak of iOS 10 to $1.5 million, far surpassing Apple’s recent payout offer for discovering and reporting vulnerabilities in its software. Late last year, Zerodium briefly offered and paid out $1 million to […]

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Adobe Adds iPhone 7 Camera Support to Lightroom for iOS

Adobe Adds iPhone 7 Camera Support to Lightroom for iOS Adobe has updated its Lightroom app for iOS to take advantage of the enhanced cameras on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The latest version of Lightroom for iPhone, v2.5.2, brings specific lens and sensor profiles for both of Apple’s new devices, featuring specific […]

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The CW's New Apple TV App Doesn't Require a Cable Subscription to Watch

The CW's New Apple TV App Doesn't Require a Cable Subscription to Watch As promised last week, The CW network today released a new Apple TV app that allows all fourth-generation Apple TV owners to watch new episodes of shows on the network for free with no cable authentication or login required. All of the […]

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Alto's Adventure Among the First iOS Games to Support Haptic Feedback

Alto's Adventure Among the First iOS Games to Support Haptic Feedback Snowman has announced that Alto’s Adventure has been updated with in-game haptic feedback on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, making it one of the first-ever iOS games to support the new Taptic Engine. Now, when playing the game, users will experience subtle vibrations […]

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Apple Debuts New 'Balloons' Ad Focusing on New iOS 10 Screen Effects Feature in Messages

Apple Debuts New 'Balloons' Ad Focusing on New iOS 10 Screen Effects Feature in Messages Apple today shared a new television ad on its YouTube channel, designed to introduce people to the new Screen Effects feature in iOS 10. In the minute-long spot, a sole red balloon drifts through mountains, over the sea, and through […]

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Verizon iPhone 7 Users Afflicted With LTE Connectivity Problems

Verizon iPhone 7 Users Afflicted With LTE Connectivity Problems A growing number of Verizon subscribers are complaining about a serious issue that causes them to regularly lose LTE connectivity on their iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices, suggesting a major bug that needs to be resolved by either Apple or Verizon. There are dozens […]

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FCC Delays Vote on Proposal to Make Subscription TV Available on Any Set-Top Box via Apps

FCC Delays Vote on Proposal to Make Subscription TV Available on Any Set-Top Box via Apps An FCC vote on a controversial proposal that would de-couple cable subscriptions from cable set-top boxes was today delayed as the Commission aims to work out “remaining technical and legal issues,” the FCC said in a statement. [PDF] “It’s […]

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iPhone 7 and BMW Owners Experiencing Bluetooth Audio Issues

iPhone 7 and BMW Owners Experiencing Bluetooth Audio Issues Over the past two weeks, an increasing number of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users have experienced Bluetooth audio issues in vehicles. The majority of users experiencing problems appear to be BMW owners, regardless of model, but other vehicle brands such as Hyundai and Kia […]

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FCC Votes to Improve Emergency Smartphone Alerts With Longer Character Limits, Link Support

FCC Votes to Improve Emergency Smartphone Alerts With Longer Character Limits, Link Support Emergency alerts delivered to iPhones and other smartphones to warn customers about poor weather conditions, missing children, local crime, and more, may soon feature support for web links, photos, phone numbers, and longer message content. The United States Federal Communications Commission on […]

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NetApp facelift: FAS hardware refresh and a little nip ONTAP

NetApp facelift: FAS hardware refresh and a little nip ONTAP Flash fantasia NetApp has comprehensively refreshed its all-flash FAS and hybrid FAS arrays, adding performance, capacity and scalability upgrades, and supporting 32Gbit/s Fibre Channel and 40GbitE connectivity. ONTAP also gets upgraded, with Azure support for ONTAP Cloud… Source: The Register Link: NetApp facelift: FAS hardware […]

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How Media Coverage Alters Your Perceptions of Presidential Debates

How Media Coverage Alters Your Perceptions of Presidential Debates Tonight, presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will take the stage for their first-ever direct debate. However, the media coverage you watch later may have a stronger impact on how you perceive the candidates afterwards. Read more… Source: Lifehacker Link: How Media Coverage Alters Your […]

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Track: Smokestack Lightning (Live) | Artist: Howlin’ Wolf | Album: Smokestack Lightning (single)

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Earliest ever recording of computer-generated music is restored

Earliest ever recording of computer-generated music is restored Remastered Turing-aided synthesiser tunes to make Christmas number 1? Audio  Kiwi boffins have claimed to have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, from 1951.… Source: The Register Link: Earliest ever recording of computer-generated music is restored

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Focusmusic.fm Is Simple, Minimal, and Streams Music to Work To

Focusmusic.fm Is Simple, Minimal, and Streams Music to Work To Music for productivity comes in various forms, but if you’re the type who enjoys non-vocal electronica in the background while you get stuff done, Focusmusic.fm delivers. Best of all, it’s in a simple, minimal interface with few controls and no playlists or other tools to […]

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Zoids (remember Zoids?) Zoids (remember Zoids?) are getting a “new project” in Japan, teases a new Takara Tomy website, which says it’s “coming soon.” Read more… Source: Kotaku Link: Zoids (remember Zoids?)

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Researchers think chaos theory can get us past Moore's Law

Researchers think chaos theory can get us past Moore's Law Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, believed that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit would double every year or two. And, to his credit, that rule pretty much held out between 1965 and 2015, when the laws of physics began to get in the… […]

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Silicon Valley’s top exorcist rushed off his feet as Demons infest California

Silicon Valley’s top exorcist rushed off his feet as Demons infest California Poor mental healthcare, internet porn also a problem confirms priest A Catholic priest has said virtually all his free time is taken up with exorcisms these days as he struggles to counter the tide of demonic possession washing up Silicon Valley and the […]

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The Monty Hall Problem Explained, Why Textbooks are So Expensive, and a Kitten Live Stream

The Monty Hall Problem Explained, Why Textbooks are So Expensive, and a Kitten Live Stream This week we’re plotting a pinball-themed road trip across the country, looking at the most significant buildings of the past hundred years, and wrapping it all up with some adorable kittens, live streaming right now. Read more… Source: Lifehacker Link: […]

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The Road to Continuous Delivery – a webinar series

The Road to Continuous Delivery – a webinar series It’s always a good time for a skills update Promo  Yes, Continuous Delivery. You have heard the hype, but how does it translate into tangible business benefits for your company – and career smarts for you?… Source: The Register Link: The Road to Continuous Delivery – […]

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Ever longed to be naked in Paris? City council votes TODAY

Ever longed to be naked in Paris? City council votes TODAY Finally! A solution to the croissant crumb problem French nationals, tourists – in fact anyone and everyone – may soon be able to get their kit off and walk through Paris – well, a designated area – without fear of a hefty fine.… Source: […]

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