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Ring's Neighbors app exposed users' home addresses, locations due to security flaw

Ring's Neighbors app exposed users' home addresses and specific locations before the company became aware of the security issue.

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Video game spending hits record $56.9 billion in 2020

With many Americans stuck at home last year due to the pandemic, spending on video games hit a new record.

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Tech giant technology is 'open source' for the pandemic, so why does it feel so closed?

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen hardware developers clamoring to make 'open source' technology to support our frontline services. Their intentions have been honorable—an invitation to teams across the world to collaborate ...

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Microsoft says hackers viewed source code, didn't change it

Microsoft hackers tied to a massive intrusion of dozens of U.S. government agencies and private companies sneaked further into its systems than previously thought, although the intrusion doesn't appear to have caused any ...

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Improving portraits by adding light after a picture was taken

Recently, Google introduced Portrait Light, a feature on its Pixel phones that can be used to enhance portraits by adding an external light source not present at the time the photo was taken. In a new blog post, Google explains ...