Category Archives: iPhone

2016 Africa roundup: drone delivery, VC, unicorns, exits and Zuck

 Twenty-sixteen was a pivotal year for African tech. The continent’s IT scene attracted major investment, produced its first $1 billion startup, launched a national drone delivery program, and drew one of Silicon Valley’s biggest icons to tour its innovation hubs. Read More
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Author: Jake Bright

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Facebook stalls in lawsuit alleging its facial recognition tech violates Illinois law

 An Illinois law is proving a thorn in Facebook’s side as a class action lawsuit, alleging mishandling of biometric information, moves towards trial. The latest developments in the case have the social network objecting against releasing or even admitting the existence of all manner of data, but the plaintiffs aren’t taking “objection” for an answer. Read More
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Author: Devin Coldewey

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Obama’s Russian Hacking Retaliation Is Biggest “Since the Cold War”

The US will deport dozens of diplomats, and has named specific individuals implicated in the cyberattacks. The post Obama’s Russian Hacking Retaliation Is Biggest “Since the Cold War” appeared first on WIRED.


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Author: Andy Greenberg

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FDA issues new security guidelines so that your pacemaker won’t get hacked

 This week, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a set of recommendations for securing medical devices that could jeopardize the safety and privacy of their users. The report, titled “Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices,” focuses on security throughout the lifecycle of a device, emphasizing that robust cybersecurity is an ongoing process that requires… Read More
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Author: Taylor Hatmaker

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