It’s been a busy week — it’s tough to keep up with all the cybersecurity news. We’ve collected some of the biggest cybersecurity stories from the week — from TechCrunch and afar — to keep you up to date with the latest hacks, privacy breaches and security stories you need to know. Facebook now says […]... TechCrunch · 3 months
Alphabet’s Chronicle cybersecurity division joining Google Cloud  9to5Google · 3 weeks
Chronicle is an Alphabet company dedicated to enterprise cybersecurity. After graduating from the X Moonshot Factory in early 2018, it is now... more
Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps  Global News · 3 weeks
According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches due to an absence of clear... more
Aadhaar Is Very Well Protected, Cybersecurity Chief Rajesh Pant Says  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
National cybersecurity coordinator Lt Gen (retd) Rajesh Pant has said that Aadhaar is very well protected and that there was nothing to worry about. more
FEC says political campaigns can now get discounted cybersecurity help  TechCrunch · 6 days
In a long awaited decision, the Federal Elections Commission will now allow political campaigns to appoint cybersecurity helpers to protect political campaigns from cyberthreats and malicious attackers. The... more
YL Ventures, a specialist in Israeli cybersecurity startups, has closed its fourth fund with $120 million  TechCrunch · 1 week
YL Ventures, a 12-year-old, Mill Valley, Ca-based, seed-stage venture firm that invests narrowly in Israeli cybersecurity... more
Week-in-Review: Auditing a dark age in Apple design  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Hello, weekend readers. This is Week-in-Review where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on... more
Week-in-Review: Google’s never-ending autonomous road trip  TechCrunch · 4 days
Hello, weekend readers. This is Week-in-Review where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to... more
Week-in-Review: Alexa’s indefinite memory and NASA’s otherworldly plans for GPS  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Hello, weekenders. This is Week-in-Review where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories... more
Stranger Things 3: All the subtle details and throwbacks you might have missed - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The callbacks to previous seasons are almost as strong as the '80s references. Almost. more
Week-in-Review: YouTube’s awful comments and Google’s $1B tech-free investment  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Hello, weekend readers. This is Week-in-Review where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that... more
New Ransomware Found Exploiting Former Windows Zero-Day Flaw  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky have uncovered new encryption ransomware named Sodin (Sodinokibi or REvil) that exploits a recently discovered Windows vulnerability to get elevated privileges in an infected system. more
Spider-Man: Far From Home Easter eggs you may have missed - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The latest Spidey adventure references the past and the future, from villains in the comics to a possible return of a major superhero team. more
This week in Microsoft news: Teams overtakes Slack, PC shipments up, more  Windows Central · 5 days
A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we put together this handy roundup to cover some of the... more
Colonna call, timing a VC pitch, WeChat, patents, and growth  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Editor’s Note: Shortened week Due to the U.S. Independence Day holiday this week on July 4th, Extra Crunch will not be publishing our normal editorial on Thursday and... more
Stranger Things season 3: The bitchin' 1980s details you might have missed - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
From Farrah Fawcett hairspray to socially acceptable smoking to station-wagon way backs, we're onboard the 20th century nostalgia train. more
Report: Hackers using telecoms like 'global spy system'  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Boston-based cybersecurity firm Cybereason says in a report that hackers are breaking into telecoms firms to gain sweeping access to VIPs' call records, location data and device information more
The sinkhole that saved the internet  TechCrunch · 1 week
It was late afternoon on May 12, 2017. Two exhausted security researchers could barely unpack the events of what had just happened. Marcus Hutchins and Jamie Hankins, who were working from their homes in the U.K.... more
Bill Gates says Microsoft losing to Android was his 'greatest mistake' - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Microsoft's co-founder said his company missed out on $400 billion after letting Google create the "standard non-Apple phone platform." more
Broadcom Said to Be in Advanced Talks to Buy Symantec  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Broadcom is in advanced talks to buy cybersecurity firm Symantec, Reuters reported citing people familiar with the matter. more
Amazon will reportedly make grocery brands pay for Prime Day losses - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Amazon is waiving the Prime Day placement fee to instead charge fees for missed promo sales across grocery stores, a report says. more
Xbox games releasing next week: Blazing Chrome, Streets of Rogue, and more  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Be on the lookout for these titles! What you need to know Many new games are coming to Xbox One next week. Some intriguing... more
Microsoft's Windows 1.0 social stunts will come to a head on July 8  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Things are about to get stranger. What you need to know All will be revealed with Microsoft's week-long Windows 1.0 teases on... more
Xbox games releasing next week: F1 2019, The Sinking City, and more  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Be on the lookout for these titles! What you need to know Many new games are coming to Xbox One next week. Some intriguing... more
[Update: Dodgers at Phillies] YouTube to exclusively stream 13 MLB games for free
9to5Google
PUBG’s first official story trailer is dark as hell
THE VERGE
Microsoft has a wild hologram that translates HoloLens keynotes into Japanese
THE VERGE
SpaceX’s test rocket catches fire after engine test
THE VERGE
In the sci-fi spoof Iron Sky: The Coming Race, Alien Hitler rides a T-Rex to war
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Thatgamecompany’s Sky is out now for iOS
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Hinterland Who's Who releases vignette on ravens in 6 Indigenous languages
CBC
Review: 2019 entry-level MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and Touch ID [Video]
9to5Mac
The Nokia 2.2 has a small notch and costs $140
THE VERGE
Asus ROG Phone 2 hands-on images leak showing 120Hz display, no notch, more
9to5Google
Nomad’s latest charging cables are made of actual Kevlar
THE VERGE
Tetris Effect is coming to PC next week
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Nomad launches durable Kevlar Lightning, USB-C, and universal cable lineup
9to5Mac
NASA's latest bid to return to the moon by 2024 may be a bit unrealistic, experts say
CBC
Here’s every game coming to Ubisoft’s UPlay Plus, including Watch Dogs: Legion and every Assassin’s Creed
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