President Trump plans to remove key election security official

Election Assistance Commission chairman Matthew Masterson is being removed from his post by the White House and House Speaker Paul Ryan, according to a report from Reuters. Appointed to the commission in 2014 and serving as chairman since February, Masterson was expected to be appointed to a second four-year term.

It’s unclear why Masterson was removed, but the timing is likely to be a significant blow to the ongoing effort to secure voting machines against hacking. Less than nine months remain before the 2018 elections, and several types of voting machines remain vulnerable to remote hacking through remote-access software attacks and other vulnerabilities.

Observers expect Masterson’s replacement to be former prosecutor Christy…

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Paul Ryan moves to replace election security official

The White House and House Speaker Paul Ryan are looking to replace a federal official who's been working to protect election systems from possible Russian cyber attacks. According to Reuters, Matthew Masterson, who holds a seat picked by the House Sp…
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Apple Music official digital music partner for 2018 BRIT Awards

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Apple in a tweet on Wednesday announced its role as the official digital music partner of the 2018 BRIT Awards, and took advantage of the position with special ads, Apple Music playlists, interviews and more.
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FilzaEscaped Is An “Official” Version Of Filza For iOS 11 That Works Without Jailbreak

You can now get FilzaEscaped IPA download for your iOS 11 running iPhone or iPad. Here are the details on it.

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Week 7 in review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 duo goes official

Week 7 was dominated by a pair of smartphones – the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, with last minute leaks and coverage of the announcement dominating our best read story list. We also got a bunch of leaks as is typical for this part of the year. The Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 9 proved more popular than the Galaxy S9, while the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s also gained a lot of interest. It wasn’t all unofficial stuff either – Samsung released a bunch of teaser videos for its upcoming flagship pair and sent some of its official accessories to its retail partners. In other news the…

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