Ars Technica

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Apple Fixes Shellshock In OS X

jones_supa (887896) writes Apple has released the OS X Bash Update 1.0 for OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion, a patch that fixes the "Shellshock" bug in the Bash shell. Bash, which is the default shell for many Linux-based operating systems, has ... [Published Slashdot - 5 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 2 reports

StealthGenie CEO arrested for selling stalker app

The CEO of the app StealthGenie has been arrested under charges of selling spyware. The app allows users to monitor another user's smartphone without their knowledge, providing information on things like text messages and emails. Maker Hammad Akbar was ... [Published SlashGear - 9 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Are In-Flight Mobile Calls a Recipe for Disaster? MoneyTalksNews

Cellphones have been incorporated into nearly every aspect of Americans’ lives. But talking on a mobile phone at 30,000 feet is typically frowned upon, which is OK because it’s also not allowed. Now some members of Congress (and many others) want to make ... [Published MSN News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

The Switchboard: Did Butterfly Labs profit from its own customers’ merchandise?

( btckeychain )Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team.Circle opens its global bitcoin service to the public in seven languages. "So what is Circle all about? On the surface," reports ... [Published Washington Post - 6 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

‘Stalker app’ company CEO arrested, faces federal spying charges

Image Credit: Korionov/ShutterstockThe CEO of a company that created the StealthGenie spying app was arrested over the weekend in Los Angeles and now faces a number of federal charges.Hammad Akbar, a 31-year-old from Pakistan who is the CEO of a company ... [Published Venturebeat - 19 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Apple issues OS X patch for Shellshock vulnerability

Apple has released an update for recent versions of its OS X operating system, in order to patch the so-called Shellshock bug . The flaw in the bash shell, which Unix-based systems like OS X and Linux use, is severe and could allow attackers to steal ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 10 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Survey Finds Gaming Consoles Are The Most Used Devices To Stream Video

Back in the day, our video game consoles were pretty much limited to just playing games. However as the demands and habits of consumers change, companies like Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft have added more features to consoles, thus allowing them to surf ... [Published UberGizmo - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

San Francisco, Los Angeles issue legal threat to ridesharing services

Lyft, Sidecar and Uber receive letters accusing them being misleading, breaking California lawsDistrict attorneys in San Francisco and Los Angeles drafted a letter to the three large ridesharing operations asking them to make changes to the way they do ... [Published Electronista - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Yahoo kills oldest product after 20 years

Yahoo announced Friday that it will be killing off the first service it ever offered: the Yahoo Directory. It will officially bite the dust at the end of the year. Ars Technica reports that in January 1994, company founders Jerry Yang and David Filo created ... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Shellshock : Flaw

Release date- 26092014 - Zimbra is aware and has been closely monitoring the developments of the Shellshock vulnerability.At this time, Zimbra has found no impact on our products, nor do we anticipate any. We recommend that our customers evaluate their ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Apple A8 Die Shot Released (and Debated)

First, Chipworks released a dieshot of the new Apple A8 SoC (stored at archive.org). It is based on the 20nm fabrication process from TSMC, which they allegedly bought the entire capacity for. From there, a bit of a debate arose regarding what each group ... [Published PC Perspective - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

How to build a Civilization: Behind the scenes at Firaxis

World of Warcraft players have Blizzcon. Fans of Id Software have Quakecon. Now, fans of Firaxis franchises like Civilization and XCom: Enemy Unknown have Firaxicon. A little under 200 people paid $40 for tickets to attend this first-of-its-kind ... [Published Ars Technica - Sep 28 2014]

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Feds: Butterfly Labs mined bitcoins on customers’ boxes before shipping. "In a slew of new court documents filed Saturday," Ars Technica reports, "FTC lawyers allege for the first time that not only did BFL engage in deceptive practices, it specifically used customer-ordered machines to mine its own bitcoins before shipping the machines out."
...has been available for iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry, and according to the Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell, it and others like it are " expressly designed for use by stalkers and domestic abusers who want to know every detail of a victim’s personal life—all without the victim’s knowledge."
"Each of these measure can be implemented quickly, easily and without impacting Sidecar's ability to continue operating" said San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey in the joint letter
"Two-thirds of U S broadband households currently have at least one connected CE device. Smart TVs trail gaming consoles as the second most commonly used connected CE device. Twelve percent of U S broadband households with an Internet-connected CE use a streaming media player most frequently, and only 9% use a connected Blu-ray player most frequently ..."

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Apple Fixes Shellshock In OS X [Published Slashdot - 5 hours ago]
The Switchboard: Did Butterfly Labs profit from... [Published Washington Post - 6 hours ago]
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StealthGenie CEO arrested for selling stalker app [Published SlashGear - 9 hours ago]
Reality Check: 10 events that shaped Q3 (Part 2) [Published RCR Wireless News - 10 hours ago]
Apple issues OS X patch for Shellshock vulnerab... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 10 hours ago]
Are In-Flight Mobile Phone Calls a Recipe for D... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 11 hours ago]
CEO of spyware phone app firm indicted on consp... [Published Russia Today - 13 hours ago]
Survey Finds Gaming Consoles Are The Most Used ... [Published UberGizmo - 18 hours ago]
'Stalker app' company CEO arrested, faces feder... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
Apple Issues OS X Update That Addresses Bash Bug [Published UberGizmo - 18 hours ago]
Are In-Flight Mobile Phone Calls a Recipe for D... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 18 hours ago]
‘Stalker app’ company CEO arrested, faces feder... [Published Venturebeat - 19 hours ago]
‘Stalker app’ company CEO arrested, faces feder... [Published Venturebeat - 20 hours ago]
Images come down as MAVEN and MOM get to work o... [Published Ars Technica - 21 hours ago]
San Francisco, Los Angeles issue legal threat t... [Published Electronista - 21 hours ago]
New survey shows game consoles lead in accessin... [Published Windows Phone Central - 22 hours ago]
Whoops. 2015 Corvettes Come With Illegal Spying... [Published Forbes.com - 22 hours ago]
Tech and privacy: Facebook s ad platform; Cloud... [Published SiliconValley.com - Sep 29 2014]
Yahoo kills oldest product after 20 years [Published Digital Journal - Sep 29 2014]
Shellshock : Flaw [Published 4 Traders - Sep 29 2014]
Apple A8 Die Shot Released (and Debated) [Published PC Perspective - Sep 29 2014]
How to build a Civilization: Behind the scenes ... [Published Ars Technica - Sep 28 2014]
The Shellshock command security flaw isn't real... [Published Engadget - Sep 28 2014]
Study indicates Google Glass is just as distrac... [Published Phone Arena - Sep 28 2014]
Yahoo to End Website Directory on Dec. 31 [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 28 2014]
Yahoo is finally shutting down its directory [Published UPI - Sep 27 2014]
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AT&T, Where “Congestion” & Data Caps Only Apply... [Published The Consumerist - 4 hours ago]
( Mike Mozart ) Ever since AT&T and Verizon got rid of unlimited wireless plans, both companies have used the questionable excuse of “congestion,” claiming that throttling data after remaining unlimited users pass an arbitrary threshold was necessary ...
The Switchboard: Did Butterfly Labs profit from... [Published Faster Forward - 6 hours ago]
( btckeychain ) Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team. Circle opens its global bitcoin service to the public in seven languages. "So what is Circle all about? On the surface," ...
The Switchboard: Did Butterfly Labs profit from... [Published Post Tech - 6 hours ago]
( btckeychain ) Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team. Circle opens its global bitcoin service to the public in seven languages. "So what is Circle all about? On the surface," ...
‘Stalker app’ company CEO arrested, faces feder... [Published Venturebeat - 20 hours ago]
Image Credit: Korionov/Shutterstock The CEO of a company that created the StealthGenie spying app was arrested over the weekend in Los Angeles and now faces a number of federal charges. Hammad Akbar, a 31-year-old from Pakistan who is the CEO of ...
Images come down as MAVEN and MOM get to work o... [Published Ars Technica - 21 hours ago]
ISRO Mars has two new satellites thanks to last week's successful orbital insertions of NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) and the Indian Space Research Organization's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). Both probes have already returned ...
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