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KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple is working on a branded over-the-ear wireless headphone product that could debut in the fourth quarter of 2018 at the earliest (Mikey Campbell/AppleInsider) KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple is working on a branded over-the-ear wireless headphone product that could debut in the fourth quarter of 2018 at the earliest (Mikey Campbell/AppleInsider) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 12:30 AM Rating: 5
At CPAC, the NRA presented FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with a "courage under fire award" and a rifle for his efforts to roll back net neutrality regulations (Tony Romm/Washington Post) At CPAC, the NRA presented FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with a "courage under fire award" and a rifle for his efforts to roll back net neutrality regulations (Tony Romm/Washington Post) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 12:30 AM Rating: 5
Indictment claims Paul Manafort and Robert Gates exchanged incriminating evidence over email because Manafort wanted Gates to convert PDFs to editable Word docs (Jacob Brogan/Slate) Indictment claims Paul Manafort and Robert Gates exchanged incriminating evidence over email because Manafort wanted Gates to convert PDFs to editable Word docs (Jacob Brogan/Slate) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 12:30 AM Rating: 5
US officials say Russian hackers breached several hundred computers during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony and made it look like a North Korean operation (Ellen Nakashima/Washington Post) US officials say Russian hackers breached several hundred computers during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony and made it look like a North Korean operation (Ellen Nakashima/Washington Post) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 12:30 AM Rating: 5
SEC updates guidance for disclosures of cybersecurity risks and hacking incidents, warns against employees in the know selling shares before public disclosure (Zaid Shoorbajee/Cyberscoop) SEC updates guidance for disclosures of cybersecurity risks and hacking incidents, warns against employees in the know selling shares before public disclosure (Zaid Shoorbajee/Cyberscoop) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 6:30 PM Rating: 5
Three-minute promotional video for Galaxy S9 leaks, showing off splitscreen multitasking, new DeX Pad, water resistance, Knox features, facial recognition, more (Justin Duino/9to5Google) Three-minute promotional video for Galaxy S9 leaks, showing off splitscreen multitasking, new DeX Pad, water resistance, Knox features, facial recognition, more (Justin Duino/9to5Google) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 3:37 PM Rating: 5
How the Trump campaign increased its Facebook ad purchasing power with provocative content and mastered ad tools like Custom Audiences and Lookalike Audiences (Antonio García Martínez/Wired) How the Trump campaign increased its Facebook ad purchasing power with provocative content and mastered ad tools like Custom Audiences and Lookalike Audiences (Antonio García Martínez/Wired) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 1:37 PM Rating: 5
To comply with local laws, Apple will next week store keys to Chinese users' iCloud accounts in China, giving Chinese authorities easier access to user data (Stephen Nellis/Reuters) To comply with local laws, Apple will next week store keys to Chinese users' iCloud accounts in China, giving Chinese authorities easier access to user data (Stephen Nellis/Reuters) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 11:37 AM Rating: 5
HTC announces U.S. layoffs as smartphone and VR divisions merge (Christian de Looper/Digital Trends) HTC announces U.S. layoffs as smartphone and VR divisions merge (Christian de Looper/Digital Trends) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 9:37 AM Rating: 5
Analysis: out of 902 ICOs listed on Tokendata.io last year, 531 projects that raised a total of $233M in 2017 have either already failed or are dormant online (Kai Sedgwick/Bitcoin News) Analysis: out of 902 ICOs listed on Tokendata.io last year, 531 projects that raised a total of $233M in 2017 have either already failed or are dormant online (Kai Sedgwick/Bitcoin News) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 7:37 AM Rating: 5
Facebook's mandatory anti-malware scan for flagged devices lacks transparency in how scanned data is used and has locked out an undisclosed number of users (Louise Matsakis/Wired) Facebook's mandatory anti-malware scan for flagged devices lacks transparency in how scanned data is used and has locked out an undisclosed number of users (Louise Matsakis/Wired) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 3:37 AM Rating: 5
Bernstein analysts estimate that Bitmain made between $3B and $4B in operating profit in 2017 by selling bitcoin miners and mining cryptocurrencies (Evelyn Cheng/CNBC) Bernstein analysts estimate that Bitmain made between $3B and $4B in operating profit in 2017 by selling bitcoin miners and mining cryptocurrencies (Evelyn Cheng/CNBC) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 1:37 AM Rating: 5
Twitter's annual report says it has written off $66.4M of its investments in private firms, most likely related to rumored $70M investment in SoundCloud in 2016 (Janko Roettgers/Variety) Twitter's annual report says it has written off $66.4M of its investments in private firms, most likely related to rumored $70M investment in SoundCloud in 2016 (Janko Roettgers/Variety) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 1:37 AM Rating: 5
Split raises $17M Series B led by Lightspeed, allows companies to test out new software features and deliver them in a targeted way to select groups of users (Anthony Ha/TechCrunch) Split raises $17M Series B led by Lightspeed, allows companies to test out new software features and deliver them in a targeted way to select groups of users (Anthony Ha/TechCrunch) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 1:37 AM Rating: 5
California DMV says that autonomous vehicles with remote human operators could be tested on state roads as soon as early April (Alexandria Sage/Reuters) California DMV says that autonomous vehicles with remote human operators could be tested on state roads as soon as early April (Alexandria Sage/Reuters) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 1:37 AM Rating: 5
Cryptocurrency scammers changed handles on verified Twitter accounts and kept verified badges, making it easier to trick users to send funds to scammer wallets (BuzzFeed) Cryptocurrency scammers changed handles on verified Twitter accounts and kept verified badges, making it easier to trick users to send funds to scammer wallets (BuzzFeed) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 7:37 PM Rating: 5
Researchers say some security certificates are being sold and registered using stolen corporate identities, making traditional network security less effective (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica) Researchers say some security certificates are being sold and registered using stolen corporate identities, making traditional network security less effective (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 7:37 PM Rating: 5
Facebook removes a demo of a VR shooting game called Bullet Train at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference out of respect for Parkland victims (Kerry Flynn/Mashable) Facebook removes a demo of a VR shooting game called Bullet Train at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference out of respect for Parkland victims (Kerry Flynn/Mashable) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 5:37 PM Rating: 5
Sources: Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund in talks to invest up to $400M in Magic Leap at ~$6B valuation, would bring Magic Leap's funds raised to $2.3B (Financial Times) Sources: Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund in talks to invest up to $400M in Magic Leap at ~$6B valuation, would bring Magic Leap's funds raised to $2.3B (Financial Times) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 3:37 PM Rating: 5
Top five Dropbox shareholders: Drew Houston holds 25.3% stake, Sequoia has 23.2%, Arash Ferdowsi has 10.3%, Accel has 5%, and T. Rowe Price has 3.5% (Ari Levy/CNBC) Top five Dropbox shareholders: Drew Houston holds 25.3% stake, Sequoia has 23.2%, Arash Ferdowsi has 10.3%, Accel has 5%, and T. Rowe Price has 3.5% (Ari Levy/CNBC) Reviewed by Lokesh Tanwar on 3:37 PM Rating: 5