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0 - 200 GB
17%
200 - 500 GB
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500 - 800 GB
3%
800 - 1200 GB
11%
1200 - 1500 GB
11%
1500 - 2000 GB
14%
> 2000 GB
19%
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Audi might sell off Ducati and KTM could be ready to snap it up - Roadshow

cNET.com - News - 10 hours 51 sec ago
The legendary Italian sport bike maker is no stranger to changes of ownership, but its last six years under the Volkswagen Group might be tough to beat.

'My Christmas parcel ended up being recycled'

BBC Technology News - 10 hours 5 min ago
Courier firms are struggling to cope with the rise of online shopping, and tech can only help so much.

You better watch out, you better not cry. Better not pout, I'm telling you why: SQLite vuln fixes are coming to town

The Register - 10 hours 10 min ago
May your days be merry and bright, and may you all go patch your SQLite

Google and other software developers have patched the SQLite component of their code after it was discovered it could be potentially exploited to inject malware into vulnerable systems.…

Is Brexit 'game over' for tech recruitment?

BBC Technology News - 10 hours 20 min ago
One video game company boss is worried international staff will be harder to hire post-Brexit.

The 56 best Android games of 2018 - CNET

cNET.com - News - 10 hours 27 min ago
These are unequivocally the best Android games on the planet.

Tumblr porn ban goes into effect, puppy photos caught in sweep - CNET

cNET.com - News - 10 hours 33 min ago
As users join the #TumblrProtest, the site's ban on "female-presenting nipples" comes in for special criticism.

O little town of Bethlehem, Georgia. How still we see your internet lie... US govt throws another $600m at rural broadband

The Register - 11 hours 13 min ago
Money in form of loans and grants – but will it work or be wasted?

Analysis The US government has added another $600m to the pot of money that is supposed to expand broadband internet access to rural areas of America. But it remains far from clear how effective the program will be.…

Every Apple TV show and series announced so far - CNET

cNET.com - News - 11 hours 16 min ago
A complete list of everything on Apple’s increasingly deep bench of original programming.

Samsung's foldable phone is here, with brand-new One UI for Android - CNET

cNET.com - News - 11 hours 27 min ago
A totally new phone design needs a totally fresh interface.

Google isn’t the company that we should have handed the Web over to

Ars Technica - December 17, 2018 - 11:19pm

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images)

With Microsoft's decision to end development of its own Web rendering engine and switch to Chromium, control over the Web has functionally been ceded to Google. That's a worrying turn of events, given the company's past behavior.

Chrome itself has about 72 percent of the desktop-browser market share. Edge has about 4 percent. Opera, based on Chromium, has another 2 percent. The abandoned, no-longer-updated Internet Explorer has 5 percent, and Safari—only available on macOS—about 5 percent. When Microsoft's transition is complete, we're looking at a world where Chrome and Chrome-derivatives take about 80 percent of the market, with only Firefox, at 9 percent, actively maintained and available cross-platform.

The mobile story has stronger representation from Safari, thanks to the iPhone, but overall tells a similar story. Chrome has 53 percent directly, plus another 6 percent from Samsung Internet, another 5 percent from Opera, and another 2 percent from Android browser. Safari has about 22 percent, with the Chinese UC Browser sitting at about 9 percent. That's two-thirds of the mobile market going to Chrome and Chrome derivatives.

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Twitter warns of 'unusual activity' from China and Saudi Arabia

BBC Technology News - December 17, 2018 - 11:16pm
Twitter says "unusual" activity from China and Saudi Arabia followed a users' country code bug.

Best stocking stuffers: The top Christmas tech gifts under $25 - CNET

cNET.com - News - December 17, 2018 - 11:06pm
Looking for practical, cheap-but-good stocking stuffers? We've got you covered.

Best iPhone XS and XS Max cases - CNET

cNET.com - News - December 17, 2018 - 11:00pm
Need some protection for your new XS or XS Max? Here are bunch of top cases to check out, all of them compatible with wireless charging.

Astronomers spot 'Farout,' the most distant object in our solar system - CNET

cNET.com - News - December 17, 2018 - 11:00pm
The small, pink world officially named 2018 VG18 is over than three and a half times more distant from us than Pluto.

Best Netflix shows right now - CNET

cNET.com - News - December 17, 2018 - 10:50pm
Nailed It! Holiday and The Haunting of Hill House and all the best original series to binge.

The best video games of 2018 - CNET

cNET.com - News - December 17, 2018 - 10:45pm
Ten of CNET's biggest gamers compile their top 12 favorite games of 2018, from God of War to Red Dead Redemption 2, and highlight personal favorites you should definitely play.

Charles Barkley's bond with cat litter scientist warms us all - CNET

cNET.com - News - December 17, 2018 - 10:44pm
It's reminded the internet of the beauty of friendship.

Apple iPhone XS Max review: The biggest-screen iPhone with the biggest price - CNET

cNET.com - Reviews - December 17, 2018 - 10:26pm
Apple's most premium iPhone of 2018 feels like a splurge.

Facebook expects to test privacy tool to 'clear history' in spring 2019 - CNET

cNET.com - News - December 17, 2018 - 10:21pm
The social network faced challenges while building the tool.

Massive scale of Russian election trolling revealed in draft Senate report

Ars Technica - December 17, 2018 - 10:02pm

Enlarge / A report commissioned by the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, based on data provided to the committee by social media platforms, provides a look at just how large and ambitious the Internet Research Agency's campaign to shape the US Presidential election was. (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images)

A report prepared for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) due to be released later this week concludes that the activities of Russia's Internet Research Agency (IRA) leading up to and following the 2016 US presidential election were crafted to specifically help the Republican Party and Donald Trump. The activities encouraged those most likely to support Trump to get out to vote while actively trying to spread confusion and discourage voting among those most likely to oppose him. The report, based on research by Oxford University's Computational Propaganda Project and Graphika Inc., warns that social media platforms have become a "computational tool for social control, manipulated by canny political consultants, and available to politicians in democracies and dictatorships alike."

In an executive summary to the Oxford-Graphika report, the authors—Philip N. Howard, Bharath Ganesh, and Dimitra Liotsiou of the University of Oxford, Graphika CEO John Kelly, and Graphika Research and Analysis Director Camille François—noted that, from 2013 to 2018, "the IRA's Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter campaigns reached tens of millions of users in the United States... Over 30 million users, between 2015 and 2017, shared the IRA's Facebook and Instagram posts with their friends and family, liking, reacting to, and commenting on them along the way."

While the IRA's activity focusing on the US began on Twitter in 2013, as Ars previously reported, the company had used Twitter since 2009 to shape domestic Russian opinion. "Our analysis confirms that the early focus of the IRA's Twitter activity was the Russian public, targeted with messages in Russian from fake Russian users," the report's authors stated. "These misinformation activities began in 2009 and continued until Twitter began closing IRA accounts in 2017."

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