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Ukraine says Russia was behind the cyber attacks

admin/ July 3, 2017/ / 1 comments

Ukraine has accused Russian security services of being behind a major cyber attack that crippled operations around the world earlier this week. The Eastern European country said its security service, the SBU, has determined that the attack, which appeared to begin in Ukraine before spreading across the globe on Tuesday, was orchestrated by the same hackers who attacked the Ukrainian power

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iPhone after 10 years on the road – How iPhone changed the world in 10 years

admin/ June 30, 2017/ / 0 comments

Ten years ago today, the first iPhone hit stores in the US. On paper, the device was nothing special: it lacked the 3G connectivity which was becoming standard across much of the world, its battery struggled to last a day, and its camera resolution was just two megapixels. It also came with an eye-watering price tag of $499, and a

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Amazon’s delivery drone house [It looks like a beehive]

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

If Amazon has its way, cities around the US will have vertical drone centers shaped like giant beehives in the middle of downtown districts, allowing the online retailer to coordinate speedy deliveries by unmanned aircrafts. The company has filed for a patent for “multi-level fulfillment centers” that would accommodate the landing and takeoff of drones in dense urban settings, the

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self-driving technology coming up – Apple and Hertz

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Apple Inc is leasing a small fleet of cars from rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc to test self-driving technology, Bloomberg reported on Monday. Hertz shares were up 13.5 percent at $10.82, while shares of Apple were slightly down. Apple is renting Lexus RX450h sport-utility vehicles from Hertz’s Donlen fleet-management unit, according to the Bloomberg report, citing documents released recently

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Cyber-attack on parliament frustrates MPs

admin/ June 26, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Fewer than 90 email accounts were compromised during the cyber attack on Westminster, sources told the Press Association. Parliament has been hit by a “sustained and determined” cyber-attack by hackers attempting to gain access to MPs’ and their staffers’ email accounts. Both houses of parliament were targeted on Friday in an attack that sought to gain access to accounts protected

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Steve Jobs hated someone to invent iphone [TRUTH]

admin/ June 24, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Recounting the story of the birth of the iPhone at a talk at the Computer History Museum in California, former Apple iOS chief Scott Forstall said: “The iPhone had a very circuitous route. We’d been working on a tablet project. “It began because Steve hated this guy at Microsoft. Any time Steve had any interaction with the guy, he’d come

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Self-driving car software chief exits after six months

admin/ June 24, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Tesla’s self-driving car software team is getting a new boss after the latest person in the job lasted only about six months. Chris Lattner, who had joined Tesla from Apple in January, confirmed late Tuesday that he has left the company. “Turns out that Tesla isn’t a good fit for me after all,” Lattner said on Twitter. “I’m interested to

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