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  • CoinDash ICO Hacked, Ethereum Price Plummets And Used GPUs Flood The Market

    Ethereum is continuing its downward spiral from its June high, as was witnessed by a particularly nasty dip that occurred on Sunday. On Friday, we reported that ETH was hovering around the $184 mark, but it dipped below $150 on Sunday to just $137. ETH has recovered somewhat since yesterday...
  • HTC Blindsides Users With Ads In Its TouchPal Keyboard, Apologizes For Error

    Companies can be a little overzealous when it comes to serving up ads. Even so, HTC appeared to hit a new low when its TouchPal keyboard that comes pre-installed on some Android devices started pushing out ads to users. This did not sit well with affected users, many of which...
  • Apple iPhone 8 Final Design Seemingly Confirmed In Leaked CAD Renders

    We have been keeping count of the number of combined rumors and leaked photos showing Apple's unreleased and unannounced iPhone 8 model, which is now more than four million. Just kidding, we have no idea what the actual number is, only that it is not small. Adding to the pile...
  • WikiLeaks Exposes CIA’s HighRise SMS Spying Tool In Latest Vault 7 Dump

    WikiLeaks has published another set of leaked documents from the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). This latest leak is part of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 batch and details a malicious app for Android devices called HighRise. Also called TideCheck, this app allows a remote hacker to redirect or intercept SMS...
  • Intel Atom ‘Clover Trail’ PCs Blocked From Receiving Windows 10 Creators Update

    If you own a PC system that is running one of Intel’s Clover Trail-based Atom processors, we have some rather disappointing news to deliver if you’re running the Windows 10 operating system. Microsoft is no longer supporting these Atom processors when running Windows 10, which means that customers will no...
  • IBM Announces Z Mainframe With Comprehensive End-to-End Data Encryption For Enterprise

    In an era where high profile data breaches are becoming far too common, IBM has a solution that could help. The company on Monday unveiled IBM Z, a next generation mainframe that is is billing as the world's most powerful transaction system. Just as importantly, it offers pervasive encryption so...
  • Porn ID checks set to start in April 2018

    A nine-month countdown to the introduction of compulsory age checks on online pornography seen from the UK has begun. The April 2018 goal to protect under-18s was revealed as digital minister Matt Hancock signed the commencement order for the Digital Economy Act, which introduces the requirement. But details as to...
  • IBM claims breakthrough in mainframe encryption

    The latest IBM Z mainframe enables organisations to encrypt all data all the time, and is capable of running more than 12 billion encrypted transactions a day, according to IBM. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and...
  • Meet Ataribox, Atari’s Retro-Themed Gaming Console Based On PC Tech

    After plenty of teasers, Atari has finally lifted the veil on its upcoming Ataribox gaming console. Given the success that Nintendo found with the NES Classic Edition, and the hype surrounding the upcoming SNES Classic, Atari is definitely introducing the Ataribox to a receptive audience. Like the NES Classic and...
  • UK plans age verification for porn websites from 2018

    People in the UK will have to prove they are 18 before being allowed to access pornography websites from next year, the government is to announce. Websites will be legally required to install age verification controls by April 2018 as part of a move to make the internet safer for...

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