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U.S. Auctions Of 30,000 Bitcoins Seized From Silk Road

June 30, 2014 by   | Category: Around The Net
U.S. Auctions Of 30,000 Bitcoins Seized From Silk Road

The U.S. Marshals Service on Friday auctioned off about 30,000 bitcoins seized during a raid on Silk Road, an Internet black-market bazaar where authorities say illegal drugs and other goods were being sold. An online auction took place over a 12-hour period on Friday for the bitcoins, valued at nearly $17.7 million. It consisted of nine blocks of 3,000 bitcoins and one block of 2,657 bitcoins. The Marshals Service has said it would notify the winning bidders today. A spokeswoman for the Marshals... 

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Self-propagating SMS Worm Targeting Android Devices

June 30, 2014 by   | Category: Mobile
Self-propagating SMS Worm Targeting Android Devices

A rare Android worm that propagates itself to other users by way of links in text messages has been discovered by security researchers. Once installed on a device, the malware, which was dubbed Selfmite, sends a text messages to 20 contacts from the device owner’s address book. Most malware programs for Android are Trojan apps with no self-propagation mechanisms that get distributed from non-official app stores. Android SMS worms are rare, but Selfmite is the second such threat discovered... 

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Walmart Slashes iPhone 5S And 5C Prices

June 30, 2014 by   | Category: Mobile
Walmart Slashes iPhone 5S And 5C Prices

Wal-Mart has slashed prices of Apple’s iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C to $99 and $29, respectively, with a two-year service contract. The cuts, which followed recent reductions to $149 and $49, put Wal-Mart’s prices 50% less than Apple’s for the iPhone 5S and 71% less than the iPhone 5C’s list. Both models are available only at Wal-Mart stores — not on the retailer’s website — and the prices are for the entry-tier devices that sport 16GB of storage. A two-year commitment... 

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Apache Goes To Hadoop Clusters

June 30, 2014 by   | Category: Computing
Apache Goes To Hadoop Clusters

Apache Spark, a high-speed analytics engine for the Hadoop distributed processing framework, is now available to plug into the YARN resource management tool. This development means that it can now be easily deployed along with other workloads on a Hadoop cluster, according to Hadoop specialist Hortonworks. Released as version 1.0.0 at the end of May, Apache Spark is a high-speed engine for large-scale data processing, created with the aim of being much faster than Hadoop’s better-known MapReduce... 

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PayPal Two Factor Authentication Vulnerable To Hackers

June 30, 2014 by   | Category: Computing
PayPal Two Factor Authentication Vulnerable To Hackers

Duo Security Research has warned that it is possible to bypass two factor, or second factor authentication (2FA) protection on Paypal. Paypal said that all users will need to access an account is a username and password, but the firm added that it has a workaround in place and a fix is on the way. “An attacker only needs a victim’s Paypal username and password in order to access a two-factor protected account and send money. The protection offered by the two-factor Security Key mechanism... 

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Astronomers Find Alien Planet With Possibilities

June 30, 2014 by   | Category: Around The Net
Astronomers Find Alien Planet With Possibilities

A newfound alien world might be able to support life — and it’s just a stone’s throw from Earth in the cosmic scheme of things. An international team of astronomers has discovered an exoplanet in the star Gliese 832’s “habitable zone” — the just-right range of distances that could allow liquid water to exist on a world’s surface. The planet, known as Gliese 832c, lies just 16 light-years from Earth. (For perspective, the Milky Way galaxy is about 100,000 light-years... 

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Google Wants Closer Relationship Between Chromebooks, Android Devices

June 27, 2014 by   | Category: Mobile
Google Wants Closer Relationship Between Chromebooks, Android Devices

Chromebooks will soon be capable of receiving notifications and running applications from Android smartphones and tablets. Google is working on bridging the gap Chromebook laptops and Android mobile devices, making app and data exchange seamless, said Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps, during a speech at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco. Users will be able to run Android applications such as Vine, Evernote and Flipboard on mobile devices or Chromebooks, Pichai... 

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Salesforce Turns Its Focus Towards Healthcare

June 27, 2014 by   | Category: Around The Net
Salesforce Turns Its Focus Towards Healthcare

Salesforce Inc, one of the first cloud-computing companies, is turning its focus towards healthcare with new software and services aimed at the largest hospitals. Salesforce has announced a strategic alliance with Amsterdam-based medical technology company Philips, which it envisions as the first of many partnerships. These companies will announce two new medical applications later in the summer, called Philips eCareCoordinator and Philips eCare Companion. The software is designed to improve health... 

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YouTube To Debut Weekly Radio Show On Sirius

June 27, 2014 by   | Category: Around The Net
YouTube To Debut Weekly Radio Show On Sirius

YouTube is making a foray into radio with a weekly show on satellite radio service Sirius XM that will feature the online video website’s most popular and emerging artists, the companies said on Thursday. The show called The YouTube 15 will be hosted by Jenna Marbles, one of YouTube’s most popular stars whose videos on how to talk to your dog and other snippets from her life drew more than 13 million subscribers to her channel. YouTube’s radio show will debut July 11 on the SiriusXM... 

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Kaspersky Finds Government Hacking RCS Tools

June 27, 2014 by   | Category: Computing
Kaspersky Finds Government Hacking RCS Tools

The components of a digital surveillance tool used by governments around the globe have been uncovered by Kaspersky Lab, whose research team tracked down and reverse engineered the Hacking Team’s Remote Control System (RCS) tool. Hacking Team is an Italian company that develops the ‘legal’ RCS spyware tool, and supposedly sells it to governments as a surveillance device. Kaspersky’s Securelist has been tracking the Hacking Team since 2011, when Wikileaks released documents... 

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Do Game Developers Want A Union?

June 27, 2014 by   | Category: Gaming
Do Game Developers Want A Union?

Support for a union among game developers has grown, according to survey results released today by the International Game Developers Association. The group today announced the result of its Developers Satisfaction Survey from earlier this year, which found that more than half of respondents were in favor of unionization. Of the more than 2,200 developers surveyed, 56 percent said yes when asked if they would vote to form a national union of game developers in their own countries today. That’s... 

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Can X-rays Reveal Dark Matter

June 27, 2014 by   | Category: Around The Net
Can X-rays Reveal Dark Matter

Two spacecraft have detected a possible signal of dark matter, the mysterious, invisible stuff that makes up most of the material universe. NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency’s XMM-Newton satellite spotted a spike of X-ray emission coming from more than 70 different galaxy clusters. While the origin of the X-rays remains unclear at the moment, they could be generated by the decay of a certain type of dark-matter particle, scientists said. “We know that... 

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Police Increasingly Turning To Mobile Spyware For Monitoring

June 26, 2014 by   | Category: Mobile
Police Increasingly Turning To Mobile Spyware For Monitoring

Governments are increasingly relying on malware for mobile devices to spy targets, raising questions over the possible misuse of such tools, a new study suggests. The Citizen Lab, part of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and Kaspersky Lab both published analyses of a surveillance product called Remote Control System (RCS) from Hacking Team in Italy. Hacking Team is one of a handful of companies, including the Gamma Group, specializing in what are essentially malicious... 

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China Aims To Be Global Leader In Chip Manufacturing

June 26, 2014 by   | Category: Computing
China Aims To Be Global Leader In Chip Manufacturing

China is propping up its local chip manufacturing industry with new policies and financial support intended to transform the country into a semiconductor-making powerhouse by 2030. In policy guidelines published on Tuesday, the Chinese government laid out a blueprint to develop the domestic integrated circuit industry. The country not only wants to sharpen its competitive edge, but also wean itself from foreign chip makers, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said in a... 

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2GB RAM Upgrade Coming For New Google Glass Explorers

June 26, 2014 by   | Category: Consumer Electronics
2GB RAM Upgrade Coming For New Google Glass Explorers

Google will soon roll out an upgraded version of Google Glass with 2GB of RAM, angering early participants of its Glass Explorer Program stuck with the older model. Google Glass currently comes with 1GB of RAM, but to improve performance Google will begin shipping a new version with 2GB of RAM, it said in a post to Google Plus. The announcement angered some existing Glass owners. Some demanded a free upgrade to the 2GB version in comments on the posting. Others said they would be willing to pay... 

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