The data we share with companies online has become a hot-button issue, but new technologies could soon be scanning us as we go about our day. That’s the claim made by a neuroscientist, who believes that devices in the real world will start gathering unprecedented levels of information about us.
Records posted Tuesday by the Electronic Frontier Foundation following a freedom of information lawsuit filed last year reveal that federal agents would pay Geek Squad managers who pass on information about illegal materials on devices sent in by customers for repairs. The relationship goes back at least ten years, according to documents released as a result of the lawsuit.
The Unicode Emoji 11.0 set is final, adding 157 new emoji to the 2,666 we previously had. While we have not yet seen how these will be drawn by Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other vendors, Emojipedia has whipped up a set of sample emoji to present an idea of what they might look like.
iThemes, a leader in WordPress plugins announced that it has been acquired by Liquid Web, the market leader in managed hosting services to SMB’s and the designers, developers and agencies who create for them.
The delay in typing in messages, or the lag in loading my mail on my iPhone, has been explained. Apple has confirmed that it does deliberately slow down the operation of older iPhones, and says it is doing so to avoid the devices from shutting down because of aging batteries.
Over the course of the current week, WordPress sites around the globe have been the targets of a massive brute-force campaign during which hackers attempted to guess admin account logins in order to install a Monero miner on compromised sites.