Day: October 24, 2018

Apple boss decries ‘data industrial complex’ while pocketing, er, billions to hook Google into iOS

Privacy ‘a fundamental right’ – see terms and conditions, national restrictions may apply Analysis At a European conference for privacy watchdogs on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook praised EU data protection supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli for defending privacy and warned that technology, for all its utility, can do harm rather than good.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Will Kanye West make an appearance on Rick and Morty? – CNET

Pickle Kanye? The rapper’s tweet of art inspired by the show has fans taking sides about whether he should guest-star. …read more Source:: CNet

Cathay Pacific breach leaks personal data on 9.4 million people – CNET

The major airliner confirmed the breach in early May and announced it on Wednesday. …read more Source:: CNet

Ericsson CEO launches innovation centre in Melbourne

Ericsson has launched an innovation centre in Melbourne, with the networking giant working alongside carriers, universities, startups, entrepreneurs, and customers on technology development and trials. …read more Source:: ZDNet

CNET Asks: Do you trust ancestry sites to keep your DNA safe? – CNET

Finding out your ancestry can be an amazing thing. But is it worth it to sign up for a DNA registry? …read more Source:: CNet

Building a Proof of Concept Hardware Implant

You’ve no doubt heard about the “hardware implants” which were supposedly found on some server motherboards, which has led to all sorts of hand-wringing online. There’s no end of debate about the capabilities of such devices, how large they would need to be, and quite frankly, if they even exist to begin with. We’re through…

Citrix, ServiceNow beat Q3 expectations

Meanwhile, PTC and F5 Networks posted solid fourth quarter financial results. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Samsung is Suing Its Brand Ambassador For Using an iPhone in Public

Samsung is suing its Russian brand ambassador for using an iPhone X, demanding as much as $1.6m in compensation, media reports submitted by readers said Wednesday. From a report: Russian brand ambassador for Samsung, Ksenia Sobchak, is reportedly being sued by the South Korean smartphone producer, for allegedly being caught in public using an iPhone…

Tesla produces a profit in Q3 2018 – Roadshow

Elon Musk said the company would likely be profitable before the end of 2018, and that turned out to be true. …read more Source:: CNet

Windows ‘Deletebug’ Zero-Day Allows Privilege Escalation, Destruction

The unpatched flaw allows an attacker to delete any kind of file on a victim machine, including system data. …read more Source:: Threatpost