Twitter says 130 accounts targeted as part of bitcoin scam

From CNET: The Twitter accounts of 130 users were targeted as part of a bitcoin scam, the social media company said on Thursday, when attackers took over the accounts of prominent users including Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Kanye West, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos as part of a widespread hack.

"For a...

Uber will acquire public transportation software company Routematch

From The Verge: Uber announced that it will acquire Routematch, an Atlanta-based company that develops software for public transportation agencies. The news comes amid the ride-hail company’s broader push into public transit.

Uber didn’t disclose the terms of the deal. Routematch, which was...

Lenovo brings AMD to its gaming laptops

From CNET: It's a big week for AMD and Lenovo's partnership: On Wednesday, the two co-launched the new Ryzen Threadripper Pro processor for Lenovo's new ThinkStation P620, and Thursday, Lenovo followed up with new gaming systems. They're essentially variations on the Intel-based systems announced in...

Oppo announces 125W tech that charges phones in 20 minutes

From The Verge: Oppo has long been a leader in engineering fast-charging solutions — it developed the tech behind the Dash Charge system used in OnePlus phones, for example, and has achieved even faster results in many of its own devices. Today, the company is taking a further step forward with the...

Apple Wins Appeal Against $14.5B EU Tax Bill

From PC Mag: Apple isn't short of cash, but today a European court overturned a previous decision demanding Apple pay $14.5 billion in back taxes.

Back in 2016, the European Commission (EC) announced that its investigation had revealed Apple enjoyed illegal tax benefits through its operations in...

Mozilla launches VPN service to help protect your privacy

From CNET: Mozilla announced Wednesday that its virtual private network service is now available on Windows and Android devices. The release could give Mozilla, the maker of the Firefox web browser, a little financial independence.

The $4.99 monthly service will be available initially in the US...

Corsair iCUE Nexus Review

Have you ever sat there and wondered to yourself, "I wish my keyboard had a full color LCD screen!" Now, you may be thinking I am being sarcastic, and I may actually as well be, but the reality is this: Not only has someone already thought of that, many people have thought of this many years ago. A little bit more than a decade ago, I reviewed the Logitech G19, a keyboard that features a 2.5" color LCD screen that can do anything from monitoring...

CORSAIR Launches iCUE NEXUS Companion Touch Screen

From Corsair Press Release: CORSAIR today announced the launch of the versatile CORSAIR iCUE NEXUS Companion Touch Screen, a new accessory that puts the power of CORSAIR iCUE software at your fingertips – literally. Attaching to compatible keyboards such as the CORSAIR K70 RGB MK.2 or K95 RGB...

Spotify is launching podcast charts to help people discover new shows

From The Verge: Spotify is revamping its podcast charts today to help listeners find new shows and keep up with what people are enjoying in their area. This brings a well-known, and controversial, feature in the podcasting industry to Spotify, making the app more on par with other popular players...

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