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September 26, 2017 12:05 AM Password-theft 0day imperils users of High Sierra and earlier macOS versions

Rogue apps can exfiltrate all plaintext passwords, no master password required. There's a vulnerability in High Sierra and earlier versions of macOS that allows rogue applications to steal plaintext passwords stored in the Mac keychain, a security researcher said Monday. That's the same day the widely anticipated update was released. The Mac keychain 53

September 21, 2017 2:31 PM Google buys HTC's Pixel team in $1.1B bet on devices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. It's buying the HTC engineering team that built the Pixel smartphone for Google in a cash deal, the companies said in a joint statement Thursday 71

September 7, 2017 4:00 AM Winds of change blow towards Science, Maths

The survey was conducted at New Look Primary School in here, Pitsonyane Primary School in Molapowabojang and Letsopa Junior Secondary School in Lobatse. The director and founder of the organisation Granny Lesiamang said 272 students and eight teachers were interviewed orally and through questionnaires. The survey targeted Standard Six and Form Two students 39

August 26, 2017 11:32 AM How the Galaxy Note 8 will keep you from getting burned

After the Note 7 fires in 2016, Samsung needs its new phones to be all about safety. It all starts with the batteries. You heard how the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 caught fire. Maybe you've even experienced it yourself. And now, a year and two massive recalls later, you're wondering: is the new Note 8 any safer? Well, I've got good news and bad news. The reality 60

August 25, 2017 4:00 AM Cllrs irate as hiking stop makes way for mall

The Francistown hiking spot, which was opposite Choppies Shopping Complex was closed in 2014 to pave way for the construction of the Palapye new bus/taxi rank. Palapye Administration Authority (PAA) road engineers had cautioned that it would be dangerous to continue with the hiking stop as analyses had shown that traffic volumes in Palapye were increasing 48

August 21, 2017 11:46 PM Google launches the latest version of Android: Oreo will boost your battery life, add picture-in-picture video and even have overhauled emojis

Google has revealed Android Oreo, the newest version of its mobile operating system. The new versions is twice as fast when powering up and will boost battery life, among other features. Makers including Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Essential, General Mobile, Huawei, HTC, Kyocera, LG, and Motorola will be able to run Oreo by the end of the year. However, users 62

August 15, 2017 11:02 AM The Actual Science of James Damore’s Google Memo

In early August, a Google engineer named James Damore posted a document titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” to an internal online discussion group. His memo was a calm attempt to point out all the ways Google has gone wrong in making gender representation among its employees a corporate priority. And then, on August 5, the memo jumped the fence 94

August 13, 2017 8:16 PM Microsoft Surface Reliability Woes Reportedly Blamed On Shoddy Drivers That Have Stifled Innovation

We’ve already seen Microsoft’s public response to the damning Consumer Reports takedown, but veteran Microsoft watcher Paul Thurrott has some insight into internal discussions that have been brewing within the company for quite some time. For starters, Thurrott reports that initial problems surrounding the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book were blamed by Microsoft 18

August 13, 2017 9:00 AM Now AI is beating humans at Dota 2 as well

We've already seen artificial intelligence systems trounce human beings at the ancient board game Go, and now computers are winning at multiplayer video games too - the OpenAI engine backed by Elon Musk has been beating the best Dota 2 players in the world championships in the US. The AI took on three of the best Dota 2 players on the planet and beat them all, having 52

August 12, 2017 2:02 PM How James Damore went from Google employee to right-wing Internet hero

A week ago, James Damore worked at Google. Now, he’s sitting for portraits with Peter Duke, the photographer the New York Times dubbed “the Annie Leibovitz of the alt-right.” In one photograph — the user image for an unverified Twitter account believed to be his — Damore sits in front of a blue background, holding a laptop. He’s wearing a T-shirt that has one word printed 84