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Business Wire
Robbins Geller and Hagens Berman File Comprehensive Multi-State Class Action Lawsuit Against Equifax for Massive Data Breachwidespread use of this vulnerability, Equifax failed to install an available pa
Business Wire / Posted 8 hours ago
widespread use of this vulnerability, Equifax failed to install an available patch or take its vulnerable systems offline. Ars Technica reported on Mar. 9, 2017 and Mar. 14, 2017 that sites using the software framework that led to the Equifax... Read more
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New York Post
Condé Nast lands former SoundCloud execwas moved in July to chief business officer of the Alpha Collection — a group t
New York Post / Posted yesterday
was moved in July to chief business officer of the Alpha Collection — a group that includes GQ, GQ Style, Wired, Pitchfork, Ars Technica and Backchannel — when the incumbent Howard Mittman bolted to Turner Sports’ Bleacher Report. Moore, most... Read more
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Newsmax
NASA Ready Any US Pivot to Moon Returnto Mars in the 2030s, but now Trump appointees are saying humans may return to
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
to Mars in the 2030s, but now Trump appointees are saying humans may return to the moon before that trip, according to Ars Technica. "If we do see an administration that decides to make a little bit of a turn and focus a little bit more on the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Hidden game found in Nintendo Switch, tribute to former CEO Satoru IwataSystem (NES) game “Golf” suddenly popped up on the screen of her game console s
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
System (NES) game “Golf” suddenly popped up on the screen of her game console some time in July, according to a report by Ars Technica. Curious hackers who read her post got to work and dug through the Switch software. They later discovered that... Read more
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redOrbit
Researchers reveal how Neanderthals made the first glueled by researchers from the Netherlands and published in a recent edition of th
redOrbit / Posted 2 days ago
led by researchers from the Netherlands and published in a recent edition of the journal Scientific Reports. In fact, as Ars Technica explained, lead investigator Paul Kozowyk, an archaeologist at Leiden University, and his colleagues found that... Read more
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New York Post
Verizon to boot rural customers because they like Verizon too muchwere notified of the disconnection earlier this month via letter, with their se
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
were notified of the disconnection earlier this month via letter, with their service set to stop on Oct. 17, according to Ars Technica, which first reported the story. In addition to the aforementioned states, some of the customers live in... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Ars Technica reviews Apple’s iOS 11: iPad’s great year continues – MacDailyNews“The iPad is having a great year,” Andrew Cunningham writes for Ars Technica. “
MacDailyNews / Posted 3 days ago
“The iPad is having a great year,” Andrew Cunningham writes for Ars Technica. “It started with the $329 iPad back in April, a compelling tablet that’s both good and cheap enough to entice upgraders and people who have never bought a tablet before.... Read more
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iafrica.com
The Nintendo Switch is hiding a retro secretcontrol schemes to much older legacy titles, even if these discoveries remain o
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
control schemes to much older legacy titles, even if these discoveries remain off the books for now. Yet, as Ars Technica notes, Nintendo plans to offer NES games as part of a subscription-based online service launching in 2018; this,... Read more
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CTV News
Nintendo Switch consoles hiding secret retro gameappears to be hard evidence that Nintendo is looking to introduce motion-tracki
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
appears to be hard evidence that Nintendo is looking to introduce motion-tracking control schemes to much older legacy titles, even if these discoveries remain off the books for now. Yet, as Ars Technica notes, Nintendo plans to offer NES games as... Read more
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Fortune
Google Sued by Gab, the Twitter for People Banned from Twitterso-called “alt-right,” have since migrated to Gab as their primary public platf
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
so-called “alt-right,” have since migrated to Gab as their primary public platform. Antitrust lawyer Mark Patterson told Ars Technica that if Google could show that they chose not to allow Gab into the Play Store because of possible reputational... Read more
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Business Standard India
Google to launch second-gen Pixel phones on October 4and XDA Developers that suggest chipset maker Qualcomm was not working on mid-c
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
and XDA Developers that suggest chipset maker Qualcomm was not working on mid-cycle 836 chip this year, says a report in Ars Technica on Thursday. The second-gen Pixel handsets are expected to feature the same Snapdragon 835 chipset as every... Read more
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Newsmax
Hyperloop One Routes 10 Possible Paths; Is One Near You?(CDOT) and multinational engineering firm Aecom. The route would be 360 miles a
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
(CDOT) and multinational engineering firm Aecom. The route would be 360 miles and serve up to 4.8 million people, Ars Technica reported. “We are excited to partner with Hyperloop One in exploring the next step of feasibility of this... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Equifax hacking began in May, company says, months after a fix was availableas hackers began immediately exploiting the flaw on websites that didn't apply
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
as hackers began immediately exploiting the flaw on websites that didn't apply the fix, according to technology website Ars Technica. "The Equifax data compromise was due to their failure to install the security updates provided in a timely... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Equifax hacking began in May, company says, months after a fix was availableas hackers began immediately exploiting the flaw on websites that didn't apply
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
as hackers began immediately exploiting the flaw on websites that didn't apply the fix, according to technology website Ars Technica. "The Equifax data compromise was due to their failure to install the security updates provided in a timely... Read more
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The Irish Times
Washington must get to ‘dirty bottom’ of Equifax data breachas hackers began immediately exploiting the flaw on websites that didn’t apply
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
as hackers began immediately exploiting the flaw on websites that didn’t apply the fix, according to technology website Ars Technica. “The Equifax data compromise was due to their failure to install the security updates provided in a timely... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Android malware apps with over 1 million downloads slip past Google Play defenses – twice! – MacDailyNewsPlay market that made charges for fee-based services without the knowledge or p
MacDailyNews / Posted 8 days ago
Play market that made charges for fee-based services without the knowledge or permission of users,” Dan Goodin reports for Ars Technica. “The apps were downloaded as many as 4.2 million times. Google quickly removed the apps after the researchers... Read more
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International Business Times
Can Face ID offer users Fifth Amendment protection like passwords do? in the Fifth Amendment if their phones get seized after arrest and police deman
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
in the Fifth Amendment if their phones get seized after arrest and police demand they open their devices? A report from ARS Technica questions how this tech would work in scenarios that include law enforcement holding a phone in front of a... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple’s iPhone 8/Plus are updated iPhone 7/Plus with glass backs, wireless charging, faster processor – MacDailyNewspulled from a leaked ‘Gold Master’ of iOS 11, the operating system said to powe
MacDailyNews / Posted 11 days ago
pulled from a leaked ‘Gold Master’ of iOS 11, the operating system said to power the new phone,” Mark Walton reports for Ars Technica. “The same software leak also reveals the existence of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, which are based on a... Read more
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Mashable
You won't be able to get your weed by drone in Californiato legalize recreational marijuana, but before the state starts handing out bus
Mashable / Posted 11 days ago
to legalize recreational marijuana, but before the state starts handing out business licenses in 2018. And as spotted by Ars Technica, the bureau won't allow retailers to send weed to customers via drone. "Cannabis goods will be required to be... Read more
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International Business Times
'Indecipherable' and mysterious Voynich manuscript may be a plagiarised medical text⁠⁠⁠⁠book alien languages and lost cities. The book dates back to the 15th century. The
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
alien languages and lost cities. The book dates back to the 15th century. The manuscript itself, according to a report by ARS Technica, is filled with text, weird imagery including hand-drawn pictures of naked women and unearthly plants, strange... Read more
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New York Post
Equifax drops ‘no-sue’ requirement for helping victims of hacknot publicly said how the cyberattack happened. STRUTS has been under attack b
New York Post / Posted 14 days ago
not publicly said how the cyberattack happened. STRUTS has been under attack by hackers since at least March, according to Ars Technica, which has reported on the software’s vulnerability. Apache has put out several patches — or software fixes —... Read more
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Slate
Will Merely Checking to See Whether You Were a Victim of the Equifax Hack Waive Your Right to Sue?(Arbitration is the technical term for settling a dispute outside of court.) S
Slate / Posted 14 days ago
(Arbitration is the technical term for settling a dispute outside of court.) Some outlets, such as the Washington Post and Ars Technica, are saying that the Equifax program that checks if you were a victim of the hack has terms of service... Read more
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New York Post
Equifax blames giant breach on vendor software flawthe Apache flaw during a phone call Friday. STRUTS has been under attack by ha
New York Post / Posted 14 days ago
the Apache flaw during a phone call Friday. STRUTS has been under attack by hackers since at least March, according to Ars Technica, which has reported on the software’s vulnerability. Apache has put out several patches — or software fixes —... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Equifax’s latest breach is very possibly the worst leak of personal info ever – MacDailyNewslast year; and an eBay hack in 2014 that spilled sensitive data for 145 million
MacDailyNews / Posted 14 days ago
last year; and an eBay hack in 2014 that spilled sensitive data for 145 million users,” Dan Goodin reports for Ars Technica. “The breach Equifax reported Thursday, however, very possibly is the most severe of all for a simple reason:... Read more
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MacDailyNews
What to expect from Apple’s September 12th special event – MacDailyNewsannual September product event is happening Tuesday, and all signs point to it
MacDailyNews / Posted 14 days ago
annual September product event is happening Tuesday, and all signs point to it being huge,” Valentina Palladino writes for Ars Technica “First, it’ll be the inaugural event for the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus,” Palladino writes.... Read more
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CBS News
Equifax: You were hacked, now wait days for helpwhether they had been hacked was set up on a WordPress site and the domain name
CBS News / Posted 14 days ago
whether they had been hacked was set up on a WordPress site and the domain name wasn't registered to Equifax, according to Ars Technica. Cisco's Open DNS service was reporting the site as a possible phishing attack, according to Krebs on Security,... Read more
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International Business Times
Google street view car gets a boost with high-res cameras, Lidar sensors and a fresh coat of paint of mega cities, claims the company. Rosette will be equipped with Lidar sensor
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
of mega cities, claims the company. Rosette will be equipped with Lidar sensors as well, Google says. According to an ARS Technica report, the Velodyne VLP-16 "Puck" sensors are designed to "see" the world in 360 degrees, in 3D. Mounted at a... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Hackers lie in wait after penetrating US and Europe power grid networks – MacDailyNewsgrid that supplies electricity to hundreds of millions of people, researchers w
MacDailyNews / Posted 16 days ago
grid that supplies electricity to hundreds of millions of people, researchers warned Wednesday,” Dan Goodin reports for Ars Technica. “The incursions detected by security firm Symantec represent a dramatic escalation by a hacking group dubbed... Read more
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Newsmax
What Is the Best Hurricane Model?various combinations of the GFS, GFDL, NOGAPS, UKMET, HWRF, and ECMWF models."
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
various combinations of the GFS, GFDL, NOGAPS, UKMET, HWRF, and ECMWF models." Eric Berger, the senior space editor at Ars Technica, said on Tuesday that the European model was the first to pinpoint Hurricane Harvey's actual track, alerting... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Parents gave a baby a 'homeopathic healing bracelet.’ It gave the baby lead poisoninghas conducted multiple investigations into homeopathic teething tablets and mat
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
has conducted multiple investigations into homeopathic teething tablets and materials for amounts of deadly nightshade, Ars Technica reported. There has also been a dangerous toll associated with Hyland’s, a homeopathic company, after after... Read more
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Island Packet
Parents gave a baby a 'homeopathic healing bracelet.’ It gave the baby lead poisoninghas conducted multiple investigations into homeopathic teething tablets and mat
Island Packet / Posted 20 days ago
has conducted multiple investigations into homeopathic teething tablets and materials for amounts of deadly nightshade, Ars Technica reported. There has also been a dangerous toll associated with Hyland’s, a homeopathic company, after after... Read more
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Fortune
Researchers Show How You Could Trick Self-Driving Cars With Stickersinterpreted them. This isn’t just a matter of slapping paint across a sign. Th
Fortune / Posted 20 days ago
interpreted them. This isn’t just a matter of slapping paint across a sign. The team, whose work was first highlighted by Ars Technica, designed an attack algorithm that carefully tailors the visual "perturbations" to be applied to an existing... Read more
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International Business Times
Emma Watson and more celebs' privacy threatened as Instagram hackers sell contact details on dark web and phone numbers of six million users that were scraped before the glitch was
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
and phone numbers of six million users that were scraped before the glitch was fixed for just $10 per enquiry via Bitcoin, Ars Technica reports. The person also provided Ars with a sample of 10,000 of the alleged records that the site and security... Read more
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CNET
Instagram flaw lets hackers sell celebrities' data at $10 a poplistings have only email addresses, without phone numbers. On Friday morning, a
CNET / Posted 21 days ago
listings have only email addresses, without phone numbers. On Friday morning, a person claiming to be behind Doxagram told Ars Technica the group had made $500 within six hours before the existence of the database was made public. On Wednesday,... Read more
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Breitbart
Amazon Sued over Eclipse Sunglasses That Allegedly Caused ‘Permanent Blindness’solar eclipse sunglasses that allegedly provided insufficient protection and in
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
solar eclipse sunglasses that allegedly provided insufficient protection and in some cases caused “permanent blindness.” Ars Technica reports that a couple, Corey Payne and fiancée Kayla Harris from South Carolina, have proposed a class-action... Read more
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Daily Mail
BEWARE: Data of 6M Instagram users is being sold on the dark webwith the data of six million unsuspecting users. While Instagram has not confi
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
with the data of six million unsuspecting users. While Instagram has not confirmed the sender's claims, an analysis by Ars Technica and the security researcher Troy Hunt, maintainer of the Have I been Pwnd? breach notification service, 'all but... Read more
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IGN
Update: Sonic Mania for PC is Now Playable Offlinein to their account, despite Sega's insistence that the game is intended to be
IGN / Posted 23 days ago
in to their account, despite Sega's insistence that the game is intended to be playable offline. As reported over on Ars Technica, users attempting to play the game in offline mode will be met with an error message informing that they must be... Read more
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IGN
Sonic Mania Launches for PC, is Accidentally Online-Onlyin to their account, despite Sega's insistence that the game is intended to be
IGN / Posted 23 days ago
in to their account, despite Sega's insistence that the game is intended to be playable offline. As reported over on Ars Technica, users attempting to play the game in offline mode will be met with an error message informing that they must be... Read more
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International Business Times
Clothes of the future could generate their own electricity using carbon nanotube-based generators of yarn. Another experiment that the team carried out involved the use of an ar
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
of yarn. Another experiment that the team carried out involved the use of an artificial muscle that contracts when heated. Ars Technica reports that the team was able to produce electricity at every heating and cooling cycle. When incorporated... Read more
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redOrbit
‘Snowball Earth’ helps explain the origin of complex life700 million years ago, the Earth was almost entirely covered in snow following
redOrbit / Posted 28 days ago
700 million years ago, the Earth was almost entirely covered in snow following an event known as the Sturtian glaciation, Ars Technica explained. That period lasted around 50 million years and was followed by an intense period of heating that... Read more
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International Business Times
DreamHost hit by powerful DDoS attack after briefly hosting neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer as well with many taking to social media to blame DreamHost and The Daily Storm
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
as well with many taking to social media to blame DreamHost and The Daily Stormer for the disruption. In a statement to Ars Technica, DreamHost said they evicted The Daily Stormer as a client after discovering that they signed up for a domain... Read more
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Macworld
iOS and macOS: What does the future hold?imagine what comes next. And yet some tweets by Steve Troughton-Smith made my e
Macworld / Posted 28 days ago
imagine what comes next. And yet some tweets by Steve Troughton-Smith made my eyes pop open. After linking to a fascinating Ars Technica story about Fuschia, Google’s next-generation operating system project, Troughton-Smith wrote: “We’re far enough... Read more
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International Business Times
Hackers offered up to $500,000 for WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram zero-day exploits there's an increased focus on mobile," Adam Caudill, a senior application secur
International Business Times / Posted 30 days ago
there's an increased focus on mobile," Adam Caudill, a senior application security consultant at AppSec Consulting, told Ars Technica. "The new $500k targets for messaging and default e-mail apps show what a priority attacking individuals via... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Advocacy Groups Urge FCC to Release Net Neutrality Complaintsare in the process of reviewing these documents and redacting any personal info
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 30 days ago
are in the process of reviewing these documents and redacting any personal information,” a spokesperson for Pai told Ars Technica on Tuesday. “We anticipate releasing another batch of documents by the end of the week and will release the... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac now available; VMware Fusion coming in October – MacDailyNewswith performance improvements and optimizations for the upcoming releases of ma
MacDailyNews / Posted a month ago
with performance improvements and optimizations for the upcoming releases of macOS and Windows,” Jon Brodkin reports for Ars Technica. “Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac will be available today,” Brodkin reports. “Although VMware Fusion 10 for Mac... Read more
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International Business Times
Scientists use lasers to bend, melt, and weld spider silk or even welded on to surfaces. The effect that made this manipulation of silk
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
or even welded on to surfaces. The effect that made this manipulation of silk possible is called, according to a report by ARS technica, "nonlinear multiphoton interactions." It works when two photons of a given energy level are able to combine... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Lawsuit revived over Apple retail workers’ pay during bag checks – MacDailyNewschecked to make sure they didn’t steal any of Cupertino’s goods—after they have
MacDailyNews / Posted 1 months ago
checked to make sure they didn’t steal any of Cupertino’s goods—after they have punched out?” David Kravets writes for Ars Technica. “Ruling in a class-action lawsuit brought by Apple retail workers, a federal judge answered ‘”no’ — California... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Roughly Speaking podcast: Backing up technology: Radio navigation and paper ballots (episode 289)episodes of GPS jamming at non-U.S. ports," reports Sean Gallagher, the Baltimo
Baltimore Sun / Posted 1 months ago
episodes of GPS jamming at non-U.S. ports," reports Sean Gallagher, the Baltimore-based IT and national security editor for Ars Technica. "South Korea has claimed on several occasions that North Korea has jammed GPS near the border, interfering with... Read more
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Newsmax
FDA Hits Homeopathic Firms Over Safety Concernsseizures, losing consciousness, and, in some cases, dying after using such prod
Newsmax / Posted 1 months ago
seizures, losing consciousness, and, in some cases, dying after using such products, according to a recent report by the Ars Technica Website. The FDA also recently warned consumers to avoid the homeopathic teething gels and tablets distributed... Read more

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