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Reddit says hackers stole user data from 2007 and earlier in security breach

Reddit says hackers stole user data from 2007 and earlier in security breach

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Reddit informed its users today that a hacker broke into some of its systems and accessed user data, including current email addresses and a 2007 database that contained usernames and passwords that were already salted and hashed (or scrambled for protection). Reddit is sending an email to all affected users — mostly people who joined […]

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Uber and Lyft offered to bail out struggling taxi drivers, but New York City said no

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Facing a new regulatory crackdown that they say will severely impact their business, Uber and Lyft made an unusual proposal to New York City’s government: stand down, and in exchange we’ll bail out struggling yellow taxi drivers. The response they got was a curt no thanks. The proposal — to create a $100 million “hardship […]

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Why NASA is struggling to get its most powerful space telescope off the ground

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MSI Z370 Motherboards Now Support Intel’s 9th Gen Core CPUs

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MSI pushed a news item live today that states that the company has released updated BIOS versions for its Intel Z370-based motherboards that add support for Intel’s as-yet unannounced 9th Generation Core processors. The announcement shows that Intel’s upcoming 9000-series CPUs will work with existing platforms. The list of MSI’s Z370-powered motherboards that already support the […]

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Sennheiser wants you to slap a giant wireless mic on your kids to record precious moments

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As the rise of ASMR videos indicates, it’s becoming more apparent that good audio is as important as what we see on screens. Sennheiser’s new Memory Mic is an interesting concept designed for the smartphone videographer. The mic attaches magnetically to your clothes and can record up to four hours of audio at any distance […]

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RED’s holographic Hydrogen One phone gets even closer to release with FCC approval

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RED’s upcoming Hydrogen One smartphone still doesn’t have a concrete release date, but we’re presumably getting even closer to launch, given that the phone has cleared the FCC’s approval process this week, via PhoneScoop. In addition to confirming that the Hydrogen One is in fact a real device that RED will legally be allowed to […]

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Alldocube X Tablet Launching Mid-August

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While the Android tablet market doesn’t seem to be very exciting these days, Chinese manufacturer Alldocube has announced a new tablet which looks pretty nice, yet fits into the low-cost category. The Alldocube X Tablet is launching in mid-August with an introductory price of $269. The X Tablet features a 10.5-inch 2560×1600 Samsung AMOLED display, […]

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Google Daydream View virtual reality headset is $70 off

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The Google Daydream View headset is deeply discounted at Verizon, marked down from $99 to $29.98. This price isn’t locked to Verizon users; any visitor can access it. Strangely, this sale price only applies to the charcoal color, not the fog or coral options. Still, it’s a great deal on this second iteration headset and […]

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Facebook is making its first serious move to monetize WhatsApp

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Facebook is getting serious about monetizing WhatsApp after the social network reported sluggish earnings growth last Wednesday. WhatsApp has rolled out three new ways for customers to connect quickly with businesses: a shortcut button to immediately start a conversation, the ability to have businesses send you information like a boarding pass on WhatsApp, and real-time […]

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The Silicon Motion SM2262EN SSD Controller Preview: Good And Bad Amplified

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Silicon Motion’s high-end NVMe controller is being updated as the SM2262EN. It sets new records by improving on the strengths of the original SM2262, but it also exacerbates the weak points of this architecture. The end result might be an even better mainstream or high-end consumer SSD, but it will require careful firmware tuning from […]

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