Cyber attacks reportedly cost the US as much as $109 billion in 2016

Cyber attacks are increasingly becoming a fact of life. North Korea attacked aerospace and telecom networks last year. Olympics officials confirmed a recent attack that took place during the opening ceremonies. While Russia denied its involvement in…
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[Deal Alert] New 2016 Quite Black 128GB Pixel XL on sale for $499.99 on eBay ($269 off)

Being late isn’t usually a good thing, but when it comes to purchasing technology, it does have its upsides. Chief among them is probably being able to pay a reduced price for something that not long before could only be purchased at the full MSRP. If you’ve still been looking to purchase a first-gen Pixel XL with maxed out storage, then eBay currently has a deal which can save you at least $ 269, plus any additional sales tax savings if you live outside of Illinois.

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Google is being sued for the 2016 Pixel’s microphone problems

Hot on the heels of the Project Fi news, it appears that Google is being sued for another problem. Last year we reported that many original Pixel and Pixel XLs were having microphone-related issues caused by a physical defect in the device. Now the same group of attorneys that put together the LG bootloop lawsuit is seeking a class action against Google for the OG Pixel’s microphone defect. 

Google did appear to take the original reports of microphone problems quite seriously last year, going so far as to replace phones which exhibited the issue.

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Google sued over defective microphone in Pixel 2016

Looks like the microphone problem with original Pixel phones is back to haunt Google. The company is facing a lawsuit, with complainants alleging the issue was there from the beginning, and despite knowing this, Google continued to sell the handsets. Interestingly, while none of the named plaintiffs sent their units for repair, the lawsuit alleges even the replacement phones had the same problem. It’s worth mentioning that the lawsuit is being handled by Girard Gibbs LLP, the same firm which is also handling the lawsuit related to Pixel 2’s display. Google is yet to officially…

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Russians accessed US voter registration records before 2016 election

The Department of Homeland Security has revealed that Russian forces have successfully accessed voter registration rolls of several US states in the months prior to the 2016 presidential election. Jeanette Manfra, the head of cybersecurity of the Dep…
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