Monthly Archives: December 2014

Samsung’s iPhone 5 Clones Failed to make a Dent against Apple

Two weeks ago a Korean press report noted that there was a notable controversy over the Samsung’s Galaxy Alpha line up of smartphones being too close to the iPhone 5’s metal framed design and that the Korean “netizens” were disappointed … Continue reading

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Apple’s Mac EFI found vulnerable to bootkit attack via rogue Thunderbolt devices

At next week’s Chaos Communication Congress in Germany, a researcher will demonstrate a method in which a malicious actor could use a specially-crafted Thunderbolt device to inject a bootkit — which could survive nearly any attempt to remove it — … Continue reading

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T-Mobile Will Pay People Back $90 Million for Fake Charges

T-Mobile Will Pay People Back $90 Million for Fake Charges T-Mobile Will Pay People Back $90 Million for Fake Charges The Uncarrier’s dirtiest trick isn’t about the go unpunished. T-Mobile has agreed to pay at least $90 million in a … Continue reading

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FBI warns businesses about large-scale Iranian hacking threats

There’s still some debate over the scale of Iran’s reported Operation Cleaver hacking campaign, but the FBI is clearly taking it seriously. According to Reuters’ copy of a confidential report, the federal law enforcement agency is warning businesses of advanced … Continue reading

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GOP Spending Bill Gives Nearly $1 Billion To Aid Border Migrants

GOP Spending Bill Gives Nearly $1 Billion To Aid Border Migrants White House Correspondent The GOP’s draft 2015 “omnibus” spending bill reportedly includes $948 million to help poor and unskilled Central American migrants establish themselves in the United States, but … Continue reading

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Nintendo won’t restock some Amiibo figures

First shipment will mark the end of certain figures’ availability, but Nintendo isn’t saying which Nintendo is already whittling down its range of Amiibo figures just three weeks after they first launched. In a statement issued to the press, the … Continue reading

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iPhone 6 rivals by Samsung, LG, HTC suffering delays in Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon answer to Apple’s A8

Qualcomm’s upcoming 64-bit Snapdragon chips designed to power new high end Android flagship phones including the Samsung Galaxy S6, LG G4 and HTC One M9 are reportedly running into new issues that threaten to further delay any real competition to … Continue reading

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