Cloak & Dagger is a newly-discovered Android exploit that lets hackers hide malicious activity

 Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology have released a full report on a new attack vector that affects Android up to version 7.1.2. The exploit, called Cloak & Dagger, uses Android’s design and screen behaviors against users, effectively hiding activity behind various app-generated interface elements that lets a hacker grab screen interactions and hide activity behind… Read More
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Dell’s ‘Alice’ Will Guide Women Through VC Wonderland

One of the interesting things at Dell EMC World last week came from Karen Quintos, the most powerful woman at Dell. Karen is responsible for its Entrepreneur in Residence program, which, among other things, focuses on equipping and helping woman entrepreneurs. Dell Technologies apparently has created “Alice,” a female-focused artificial intelligence focused on helping support and drive innovative firms backed by women. This is important, because it appears that only 3 percent of venture capitalist-funded new firms are founded by women.
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HTC unveils Link VR headset for the U11 with PS Move-like motion tracking

HTC has been promising a proper mobile solution for VR – first the Vive wireless upgrade kit and now a proper phone-based solution. But before you call the HTC Link a “Gear VR clone”, note that the phone sits outside of the headset. That’s right, the HTC U11 provides the number crunching and sends the video over USB-C. The headset has its own displays – 3.6″ big (110° field of view), with 1,080 x 1,200px resolution and capable of 90Hz refresh rate. HTC Link VR Then there’s an external motion controller tracking, similar to the PS Move system (yes, the light-up lollipops). The…

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[Deal Alert] LG’s Tone Studio ‘personal speaker’ headphones are just $157 at Amazon ($73 off)

You’ve probably seen people wearing LG Tones while out and about, but the fairly new Tone Studios bring an interesting twist. They still rest on your neck, they’re still powered by Bluetooth, and the earphones still come out with wires, but they also have built-in speakers. And now, you can get them for just $ 156.93 at Amazon.

The Tone Studio headphones sport a variety of cool features. Obviously, the headline trait here is the four speakers (two for ‘Wearable Bass’), but there’s also a built-in Hi-Fi DAC, three equalizer modes, and a ‘Dual Play’ mode that allows you to connect two Tone Studios to play music simultaneously.

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[Deal Alert] LG’s Tone Studio ‘personal speaker’ headphones are just $ 157 at Amazon ($ 73 off) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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SpaceX begins test-firing parts of its biggest rocket

Sorry folks, things are about to get heavy, by which we mean that SpaceX has begun test-firing the boosters for the Falcon Heavy. The company posted a clip of the event from last week, showing a side booster being put through its paces. Elon Musk sub…
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