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Texas court tosses revenge porn law citing First Ammendment

The Register - 11 min 30 sec ago
Ban on sharing private photos tramples free speech

A Texas appeals court last week ruled that the state's Relationship Privacy Act, which prohibits the disclosure or promotion of intimate images without the consent of those depicted, is unconstitutional.…

Yamaha adds wireless rear capabilities to 2018 receivers - CNET - News - 1 hour 12 min ago
Yamaha has announced three new MusicCast 2018 receivers, starting at $450, plus wireless speakers that can be used as rears.

YouTube publishes deleted videos report

BBC Technology News - 1 hour 25 min ago
The video-sharing website details the reasons why millions of videos have been removed.

Translating Facebook's latest 'Hard Questions' PR spin – <i>The Reg</i> edit

The Register - 1 hour 30 min ago
Zuck: Creepy data-harvesting was for YOUR own good

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Facebook is trying to 'set the record straight' after it was once again caught flogging the ability to violate the privacy of its users.…

LG G7 ThinQ image leak tells us four important things - CNET - News - 1 hour 30 min ago
Poor LG can't seem to keep a secret.

Lab-grown meat

BBC Technology News - 1 hour 40 min ago
The meat industry, a major contributor to CO2 emissions and deforestation, is facing competition.

Apple v. Samsung retrial won't see Cook, Ive take the stand - CNET - News - 1 hour 47 min ago
The two companies file witness lists for the upcoming damages retrial. There won't be any CEOs on the stand.

Monkey-selfie lawsuit finally ends: Court affirms adorable macaque can’t sue

Ars Technica - 1 hour 52 min ago

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Monday that Naruto, a "crested macaque," does not have legal standing to file a copyright claim against a nature photographer, as Naruto is not a person.

The case dates back to 2011, when British nature photographer David Slater was on a shoot on the Tangkoko reserve in Indonesia. Naruto somehow swiped Slater's camera and managed to snap a few pictures. Slater later published a book, including some of the so-called "monkey selfie" images.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the advocacy group seeking to represent Naruto, then filed a lawsuit, saying that Naruto's copyright of the image had been violated. In January 2016, a federal district judge in San Francisco ruled that Naruto had no standing: not being a person, he could not bring a lawsuit.

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How to watch every Marvel Cinematic Universe film in the right order - CNET - News - 2 hours 34 sec ago
Here's why you shouldn't watch the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the order the films were released.

Alphabet beats estimates with Nest in Google fold - CNET - News - 2 hours 1 min ago
Monday's earnings story is about a sales and profit boost. The question is how much did Nest smart home devices and an investment in Uber play into the results.

UK firm ULEMCo built a semi-truck that burns hydrogen, not diesel - Roadshow - News - 2 hours 3 min ago
While this isn't a new technology, it could be a way to reduce carbon emissions while we wait for widespread use of electric semis.

Game of Thrones meets Rick and Morty in Pickle Rick commentary - CNET - News - 2 hours 26 min ago
Fans of the quirky Adult Swim comedy will relish the chance to hear Peter Dinklage and the Thrones showrunners chat about the episode.

New hacks siphon private cryptocurrency keys from airgapped wallets

Ars Technica - 2 hours 40 min ago

Enlarge / Simplified figurative process of a Cryptocurrency transaction. (credit: Mikael Häggström / Wikimedia)

Researchers have defeated a key protection against cryptocurrency theft with a series of attacks that transmit private keys out of digital wallets that are physically separated from the Internet and other networks.

Like most of the other attacks developed by Ben-Gurion University professor Mordechai Guri and his colleagues, the currency wallet exploits start with the already significant assumption that a device has already been thoroughly compromised by malware. Still, the research is significant because it shows that even when devices are airgapped—meaning they aren't connected to any other devices to prevent the leaking of highly sensitive data—attackers may still successfully exfiltrate the information. Past papers have defeated airgaps using a wide array of techniques, including electromagnetic emissions from USB devices, radio signals from a computer's video card, infrared capabilities in surveillance cameras, and sounds produced by hard drives.

On Monday, Guri published a new paper that applies the same exfiltration techniques to "cold wallets," which are not stored on devices connected to the Internet. The most effective techniques take only seconds to siphon a 256-bit Bitcoin key from a wallet running on an infected computer, even though the computer isn't connected to any network. Guri said the possibility of stealing keys that protect millions or billions of dollars is likely to take the covert exfiltration techniques out of the nation-state hacking realm they currently inhabit and possibly bring them into the mainstream.

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Behind the scenes at Alexa's laboratory - CNET - News - 2 hours 40 min ago
The Alexa Voice Service team at Amazon's Lab126 is busy getting the next generation of Alexa gadgets ready for the real world. The wide majority of them won't be made by Amazon.

Razer creates one of the world's largest virtual credits platforms for gamers - CNET - News - 2 hours 44 min ago
The gaming brand plans to acquire virtual credits and e-payment company MOL Global for approximately $61 million.

Fly halfway around the world on Airbus' newest A350 - CNET - News - 2 hours 49 min ago
Completing its first flight today, the Airbus A350 Ultra Long Range can fly 20 hours nonstop, enough to connect Singapore and New York on one load of fuel.

Here's how Facebook defines terrorism -- and how it's responding - CNET - News - April 23, 2018 - 10:47pm
The social network says it removed 1.9 million pieces of ISIS and al-Qaida related content.

The latest Hyperloop feasibility study aims to connect Cleveland and Chicago

Ars Technica - April 23, 2018 - 10:45pm

Enlarge (credit: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies)

The drive between Chicago and Cleveland can take about five hours. Taking the train is a little longer—six to seven hours, depending on how many stops the train makes. It's easy to see why people would be interested in bringing a faster type of transportation to the corridor.

Enter Hyperloop, of course. The brainchild of Elon Musk, a Hyperloop is a system of transportation envisioned to carry cargo or passengers at speeds above 700 mph through low-pressure tubes. The train pods would hover above the track, using either magnetic levitation or air-bearings. Stretch a tube across the 344 miles between Chicago and Cleveland and simple math suggests you could cover the distance in half an hour, give or take.

At least, theoretically. No Hyperloop system has (publicly) broken a rail-speed barrier yet, and Hyperloop startups have generally focused on announcing new investments or miles-per-hour achievements rather than describing how safety would work in such a system if a pod were to break down and passengers needed to escape a vacuum-sealed tube.

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DON'T PANIC! America's net neutrality won't be ending today after all

The Register - April 23, 2018 - 10:42pm
You'll have to wait until, well, next month, for the end of the internet as we know it

Today, Monday, April 23, 2018, marks 60 days since the repeal of America's net neutrality safeguards was published in the United States Federal Register, and so it is the END OF THE INTERNET FOREVER!…

UK consumer advocate sues Facebook for defamation over scam ads - CNET - News - April 23, 2018 - 10:34pm
Martin Lewis wants to make sure consumers know he never endorses any products. Scammers are making that hard by posting ads featuring him on social media.

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