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security

Microsoft Contractors Listened to Xbox Owners in Their Homes

Multiple contractors working for Microsoft explain how they listened to audio captured by Xbox consoles.
Joseph Cox
3 days ago
Hacking

Hacker Releases First Public Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhones in Years

Apple accidentally unpatched a vulnerability it had already fixed, making current versions of iOS vulnerable to hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.20.19
Hacking

Apple’s Lawsuit Against a Startup Shows How It Wants to Control the iPhone Hacking Market

Apple sued Corellium, a company that makes virtual copies of iOS for researchers to practice hacking the iPhone on.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.19.19
security

Microsoft Admits Humans Listen to Skype and Cortana in Privacy Policy Update

The change comes after Motherboard found that Microsoft hired contractors to listen to some Skype phone calls.
Joseph Cox
8.15.19
Another Day Another Hack

This Counterfeit iPhone Is Riddled With Backdoors and Malware

Fake devices look real but are rife with unpatched operated systems, outdated kernels, and a universe of dodgy backdoors and malware, researchers have found.
Karl Bode
8.15.19
tv

Apple Really Wants Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carrell's Show to Be Prestige TV

'The Morning Show' looks like Apple's attempt to prove it can make serious dramas, too.
River Donaghey
8.13.19
Hacking

These Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer

It looks like an Apple lightning cable. It works like an Apple lightning cable. But it will give an attacker a way to remotely tap into your computer.
Joseph Cox
8.12.19
security

Revealed: Microsoft Contractors Are Listening to Some Skype Calls

Documents, screenshots, and audio obtained by Motherboard show that humans listen to Skype calls made using the app's translation function.
Joseph Cox
8.7.19
Internet

This Is Probably Why Your AirPods Keep Losing Connection

Sometimes older, dumber technology is the smarter option.
Karl Bode
7.31.19
Apple

The Latest iOS Update Will Fake Eye Contact in FaceTime

Apple can now correct your gaze to make it seem like you're making direct eye contact over FaceTime, and it's pretty creepy.
Madeleine Gregory
7.4.19
tech-features

Who Kept Buying the Mac Pro Everyone Hated?

As the 2013 Mac Pro ages out and its long-awaited replacement enters the frame, the trash-can-era Mac Pro will probably be remembered by most professional users as a bad memory. But it won’t disappear completely.
Ernie Smith
6.5.19
Mac Pro

Apple Announces the Upgradable Mac Pro Everyone Has Desperately Wanted for Years

Apple throws the "trash can" Mac Pro in the trash and returns to its ugly, glorious cheese grater tower design.
Jason Koebler
6.4.19
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