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Apple Hires a Few Dozen Employees From Silicon Valley Data Science Startup – Mac Rumors

January 19, 2018 10:23:09 am | 0 Comments

Apple has hired several data scientists from Silicon Valley Data Science, a consulting firm that offers data engineering and data science services, reports Bloomberg. A few dozen employees from Silicon Valley Data Science joined Apple in December and January to help the company better use its data to improve its advertising efforts. According to the…

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OnePlus Says Hack Exposed Credit Cards of Up to 40000 Customers – Gizmodo

January 19, 2018 9:11:52 am | 0 Comments

Image: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo Data breaches are now commonplace, but that doesn’t make them any less serious. So when a number of users reported seeing suspicious activity on their credit cards after buying something from OnePlus’ online store, the company launched an investigation to find out what really happened. Now the results are in, and it’s…

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OnePlus Customers' Credit Card Details Stolen – PCMag

January 19, 2018 8:41:00 am | 0 Comments

Up to 40,000 customers of smartphone vendor OnePlus may have had their credit card information stolen, the company said on Friday. A malicious script on the site secretly recorded customers’ credit card details from November 2017—when the company’s OnePlus 5T went on sale—to Jan. 11. In a statement, OnePlus apologized for the breach, which…

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Top 10 Cars and Trucks of the 2018 Detroit Auto Show – ExtremeTech

January 19, 2018 8:40:00 am | 0 Comments

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. DETROIT — Trucks, trucks, trucks. And SUVs. Oh, plus some cars. The introductions at this year’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) were further proof that the US is moving away from sedans. Most of the key introductions were pickup…

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Google Fuchsia OS With Armadillo UI Now Runs On Pixelbook – ValueWalk

January 19, 2018 8:35:20 am | 0 Comments

Google’s Android dominates the global smartphone market with more than 80% market share. The company also has Chrome OS. But having two operating systems under its belt hasn’t stopped Google from developing the third one. The Google Fuchsia OS has been under development since 2016, and it would probably take years before it is released…

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I tried to get my iPhone 6 battery replaced — here's what happened – CNBC

January 19, 2018 7:20:04 am | 0 Comments

We decided to replace the battery in an iPhone 6 and document exactly how it went. Quick backstory: Apple announced in early January that owners of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 7 could replace the batteries in their phones for just $29. Apple began replacing the batteries after backlash from…

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Amazon Prime Subscription Increases to $12.99 a Month – PCMag

January 19, 2018 7:01:00 am | 0 Comments

Amazon Prime is getting more expensive for monthly subscribers. Amazon today raised the price of Prime from $10.99 a month to $12.99. The price of a yearly subscription is still $99, so no change there. Meanwhile, Prime Student now costs $6.49 a month, up from $5.49. The price of an annual Prime Student subscription is…

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The net neutrality testing app that Apple rejected is available now – Ars Technica

January 19, 2018 6:40:00 am | 0 Comments

Enlarge Getty Images | alexsl reader comments 27 Share this story An iPhone application that attempts to detect whether ISPs are throttling online services is now available on Apple’s App Store, despite Apple originally refusing to allow it onto iPhones and iPads. The Wehe app has been available for iOS at this link since last…

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Google is patching a bug that slows down Wi-Fi networks connected to both Android and Chromecast devices – The Verge

January 19, 2018 6:31:00 am | 0 Comments

Google is rolling out a patch today which will fix a bug that slows down Wi-Fi networks connected to both Android and Chromecast built-in devices. According to a blog post, Google said a bug in its Cast software on Android phones may incorrectly send a large amount of network traffic, which can slow down or…

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OnePlus says up to 40000 customers were affected by credit card security breach – The Verge

January 19, 2018 6:30:28 am | 0 Comments

OnePlus has announced that up to 40,000 customers were affected by the security breach that caused the company shut down credit card payments for its online store earlier this week. The information is the result of an ongoing investigation with a third-party security agency into the breach that caused customers’ credit card information to be…

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