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Bipartisan Bill Would Bolster Security Defenses Against Open Source Software Vulnerabilities

Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, have proposed a bill to help protect federal and critical infrastructure systems by strengthening the security of open source software. The legislation comes after a hearing convened by Peters and Portman on...

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Firefox Releases Tracking Protection For More Private Browsing

Mozilla released a new feature in Firefox Private Browsing they called Tracking Protection, to give users more choice and control over their web experience. Tracking...

US Regulators Slam Takata, Makers of Exploding Airbags, With Largest Civil Penalty By NHTSA

The Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) imposed a fine of up to $200 million, the largest civil penalty in NHTSA’s...

Too Busy To Reply Emails? Google’s Smart Reply Will Handle That

  To further consolidate its quest for world domination, Google now wants to handle your email for you by applying insight gleaned from its machine...

Porche Joins Volkswagen in Emission Cheating Scandal

The United Sates Environmental Agency (EPA) has issued a notice of violation NOV to Volkswagen AG, Audi AG, Porsche AG, Volkswagen Group of America,...

Drone War Heats Up As Google Also Plans Drone Delivery Service By 2017

In a bid to get in on the growing drone delivery business model, Google unveiled plans to join this market segment by 2017. This...

Amazon Offers Early Black Friday Deals

Seeking to get ahead of competitors in the fiercely crowded Black Friday deal offer market, Amazon has launched an early Black Friday deals store....

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We Are at The Edge of Realizing the Potentials of Bug Bounties and Crowdsourced Security – Hackerone

More organizations are taking advantage of bug bounty programs to strengthen their security postures. It simply makes sense – crowdsource the best cyber talent at scale to find those security gaps before the bad actors find them, and exploit...

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Virtru is Like a Spell Check for Security: We Take Privacy Very Seriously – Virtru CEO

John Ackerly is the cofounder, CEO of Virtru Corporation. He spent the earlier part of his career working as the lead policy adviser on technology issues at the White House, and Policy Director at the Department of Commerce. Ackerly...

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Chinese UAV Company Tout’s “World’s Most Powerful” Drone Computer

DJI, a China-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer has released what it calls the “most powerful computer designed for drones.” The Manifold is an...

Vodafone Hacked, Almost 2000 Customers Affected

In the second attack on a British telecommunications firm this week, Vodafone, a mobile phone provider, says 1,827 customer accounts were accessed in a...

Tesla’s New Autopilot System Averts Head-0n Collision

A Tesla Model S P85D owner, Jon Hall, an Uber driver, posted a dash cam video on YouTube that seems to demonstrate how the...

Tor Project Launches Tor Messenger, Anonymous Chat App

The Tor Project, a non-profit which runs the Tor network, a system of routes and servers designed to disguise Internet activity, has launched the...

Google to merge Chrome OS and Android

A new report in The Wall Street Journal indicates that Google plans to merge Chrome OS and Android by 2017. Chrome OS is the...

FAA Picks Walmart, Google, Amazon and Others for Drone Registration Task Force

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta announced on Thursday the membership of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration Task Force. The 25-member...

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