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Next generation of unicorns, 5G is coming soon, and Czech Republic eyes Huawei | TECH(feed)

5G networks are coming soon, but what obstacles will companies face while building the necessary infrastructure? And what will be the next start-up to reach unicorn status? All that and more on today’s episode of TECH(feed).

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Android phones can be hacked remotely by viewing malicious PNG image

Android users are being told to patch their Android OS Nougat (7.0), Oreo (8.0) and Pie (9.0) as soon as updates are available after a bug related to PNG images was found.

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IoT and retail tech pushes envelope in 2019: TECH(talk)

What's ahead for Internet of Things technology in 2019? Prepare for more location-based advertising, warehouse robotics, and concepts such as the no-line, no-checkout Amazon Go store.

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Slack preps for IPO, Google's quarterly report, false information threats | TECH(feed)

Slack preps for IPO, Google’s quarterly report, and how the spread of false information online could be a threat to all of us. All that and a bit more on today’s episode of TECH(feed).

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Add cybersecurity to Doomsday Clock concerns, says Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

The Doomsday Clock, once a ritual feature of the Cold War, warns that cybersecurity issues like IoT and cyber-enabled information warfare endanger humanity.

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Nest Secure had a secret microphone, can now be a Google Assistant

The Nest Secure system had secret microphone that can now make the Nest Guard security hub double as Google Assistant device.

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Facebook and Apple feud, Amazon's retail revenue growth slows | TECH(feed)

Today's episode delves into Amazon's revenue, Facebook and Apple's dispute, and more.

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Hijacked Nest devices highlight the insecurity of the IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) devices, such as Nest cameras and thermostats, continue to be hacked. To prevent that, follow smart password practices and turn on 2FA.

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What's ahead for cybersecurity in 2019: TECH(talk)

J.M. Porup, senior writer at CSO online, joins Juliet on this week's episode of TECH(talk) to discuss trends in ransomware, IoT security and enterprise cybersecurity roles.

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10 cybersecurity trends to watch for 2019

In the early days of 2019, cybersecurity is as challenging as ever. We highlight some of the biggest cybersecurity trends that are set to impact the enterprise, security professionals and companies of all sizes in the year ahead.

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Apples sales drop and Google gets dinged by the EU, again

Today's episode explores blockchain payments, smartphone sales and Google's fine from the European Union.

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Top security and privacy TED Talks from 2018

IoT security, insecure software, and data privacy are among the top security and privacy TED talks from 2018.

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Hijacked Nest camera blares warning about North Korean missiles headed to U.S.

A hacker hijacked a Nest security camera and blasted a warning about three North Korean intercontinental ballistic missiles headed to Los Angeles, Chicago, and Ohio.

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Data from smartwatch provided ‘key evidence’ against hitman

Police used data from a Garmin GPS watch to help get a man convicted for killing a crime boss known as Mr. Big.

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Police can't force you to unlock your phone with face, finger or any biometrics

A judge in California ruled that law enforcement officials can’t force people to unlock their smartphones with a finger or thumbprint, facial recognition, or even an iris.

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Vulnerabilities found in building access system used by schools, governments

Tenable Research discovered four zero-day vulnerabilities in IDenticard's PremiSys access control system, which is used by schools, governments, medical centers, and Fortune 500 companies. Currently no patches are available.

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Australian emergency warning system hacked, thousands receive alerts

A hacker took control of Australia’s Early Warning Network and sent an alert to thousands that said their personal data is not safe.

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Twitter bug may have been exploited by state-sponsored hackers

A flaw in Twitter support forum API may have been exploited by state-sponsored hackers. Meanwhile, other hackers embedded code in memes posted on Twitter to give infected PCs instructions.

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