How Google Home Mini, Home Max Aim to Counter Amazon Echo Popularity SLIDESHOW

October 16, 2017 7:05 AM | ()
Both Google Home models run Google Assistant and come with support for a variety of apps and smart home services, allowing users to turn on lights or music with voice commands.
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Researchers Reveal Critical KRACK Flaws in WPA WiFi Security

October 16, 2017 3:30 AM | ()
The widely used WPA2 protocol for WiFi security is at risk from a form of replay attack that could leave hundreds of millions of devices vulnerable to attack, researchers have found.
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Google Adds Target in Retail Alliance Working to Counter Amazon

October 13, 2017 6:48 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: In a move aimed at countering Amazon’s continued growth in online retailing, Google has now added Target to its growing list of stores to its voice-ordering and free delivery network.

Microsoft Tunes Cortana to Collect, Organize Favorite Web Pages

October 13, 2017 3:40 PM | ()
Cortana will soon keep track of interesting internet finds so that users don't search through the depths of their browser histories.

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Now You Can Order Food from Your Facebook Page

October 13, 2017 3:28 PM | ()
The social network is partnering with existing services GrubHub, Delivery.com, DoorDash, ChowNow, Zuppler, EatStreet, Slice and Olo to connect for access to restaurants that support them.
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Qualcomm Files Patent Lawsuits Seeking iPhone Sales Ban in China

October 13, 2017 3:06 PM | ()
Qualcomm has filed a patent suit in China seeking licensing fees for several mobile technology patents it says Apple is using in its latest iPhone models.
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Microsoft, AWS Share Gluon Deep Learning Tool With AI Developers

October 13, 2017 12:08 PM | ()
Although rivals in the cloud, the technology giants find common ground in helping developers dive into the world of deep learning applications.
Daily Tech Briefing Oct. 13, 2017

Israel Allegedly Hacks Kaspersky Lab, Shares Findings With US VIDEO

October 13, 2017 11:57 AM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Israel allegedly breaches Kaspersky Lab to reveal Russian hackers; a YouTube channel is shut down over Russian-sponsored election propaganda; Workday announces self-service analytics and data as a service; and there's more.

Equifax, TransUnion Hit by Malicious JavaScript Security Risk

October 13, 2017 11:12 AM | ()
Tracking code for website performance data on an Equifax site allegedly had been injected with code that downloaded a fake Flash downloader onto user's systems.
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Intel Plants Flag in Quantum Computing Space With 17-Qubit Chip

October 13, 2017 10:02 AM | ()
The company says the superconducting chip, developed with QuTech, comes with a unique packaging architecture.

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