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Republican Data Firm Leaks Personal Info on 198 Million Voters

The lifeblood of modern political campaigns is big data analysis. This helps candidates target their efforts where it will do the most good to get more votes and donations. That means there are databases out there with information on virtually ...

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Russian Hackers Attacked Infrastructure, Voting Data in 39 States

We already knew that Russian hackers had struck at the United States’ election in an unprecedented way in 2016, but a new report suggests there were far more attacks across the US than were previously known. Hackers didn’t just attack ...

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Delphi looks to profit from your connected car’s data

Car components giant Delphi Automotive this week announced alliances with three smaller Israeli and German companies to further advance the connected car. However, Delphi also wants to turn a buck on the data generated by the cars and their occupants. ...

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Major data breach strikes Cloudflare, change your passwords immediately

For years, Cloudflare has provided a variety of services, including content delivery, DNS, and protection from DDoS attacks. Its services are widely used by many different companies and websites, though it’s also been criticized for serving as an enabler to ...

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Upcoming Windows 10 update reduces spying, but Microsoft is still mum on which data it specifically collects

There’s some good news for privacy-minded individuals who haven’t been fond of Microsoft’s data collection policy with Windows 10. When the upcoming Creators Update drops this spring, it will overhaul Microsoft’s data collection policies. Terry Myerson, executive vice president of ...

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ET deals: NetGear Mingle LTE hotspot for $20 with unlimited data until 2017

Need an affordable mobile internet solution for your holiday travels? FreedomPop has your back. When you buy a NetGear Mingle mobile hotspot, you’ll get 5GB of LTE data and unlimited 2G data until the end of the year. • Certified ...

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Dallas police don’t want to release bomb robot data, claim information is ’embarrassing’

When the Dallas police used a bomb robot to kill a suspect who had shot and killed five police officers and wounding nine others, it set a controversial precedent that raised questions about the procedures and practices the police had ...

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VESA finalizes DisplayPort 1.4, adds 8K support, data compression, and USB-C

Share This article VESA has announced its new DisplayPort 1.4 standard, and the specification is stuffed with forward-looking goodies. VESA maintains two versions of the DisplayPort standard — embedded DisplayPort (eDP), which was updated to version 1.4(a) a little more ...

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New data suggests Charon was fractured by massive, subsurface ocean

Share This article When the New Horizons probe swung past Pluto and its various moons last year, most of the excitement and interest focused on the diminutive planet. Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, has secrets of its own, and researchers studying ...

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Customer, FCC complaints signal huge problems with Comcast’s data cap meter

Share This article Over the past few months, Comcast has begun enforcing data caps in certain test markets, while simultaneously offering customers in some of these areas the option to buy “actually unlimited” data for a $ 50 fee. New ...

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