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Zoom updates the encryption keys to what it promised

It was another week of social detachment or quarantine for most of the world, but Google released results indicating that 12 government-sponsored hacking groups were not deterred by the pandemic and were actually trying to take advantage of these conditions for intelligence gathering . Another report found that China was engaged in a month-long campaign during the pandemic that hacked …

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Sci-Fi has a dark lesson for this crisis

Foreword: I read a lot. I have always. Take a picture of a teenager today, PhotoShop takes out his smartphone and replaces it with a book. You get a picture of my entire childhood. I read all day, all night; I read at dinner and sometimes sneaked a book to my table under my shirt. I read far beyond the …

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Covid-19 pulls the plug on jobs with clean energy

This story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In early March, when Covid 19 cases surfaced in the United States, Philadelphia-based Solar States had a really good year with contracts worth at least six months. The 30-person company installs solar panels on residential and commercial buildings, and organizes personal training programs for students and …

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As workers expand to stop the virus, robots fill the gaps

When the corona virus spread to Japan in March, workers in a Sugito warehouse that processes millions of personal care products daily were flooded with an increase in demand for masks, gloves, soap, and hand sanitizers. To prevent workers from spreading the deadly virus, the center-operating company introduced PalTac, temperature testing, masks, and regular decontamination. A more radical solution is …

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12 best weekend deals: robotic vacuum cleaners, games and more

Even if you are safe and healthy while seeking protection, weeks and weeks of social distance can wear you out. We worked overtime to find ways to restore some small routines that may have been disturbed by coronavirus quarantines. We have tips for everything from home training to work from at home, but you've probably scratched the walls for a …

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iPhone 6, 6s & 7 vs. iPhone SE: Should you upgrade?

Apple introduced the iPhone SE in April 2020, a new low-cost iPhone that combines the design of the iPhone 8 with the super-fast A13 chip in the iPhone 11, and all for a super affordable price of $ 399. If you have an older iPhone such as an iPhone 6s, an iPhone 7, or an earlier iPhone, you may be …

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Nintendo confirms that around 160,000 accounts may have been hacked

Hello and welcome again to Replay, WIRED's weekly summary of video game news. This week we have a hack you should know about, a delay, and some cool new technology. Let's get to that. Nintendo confirms a fairly large attempt at hacking Nintendo today confirmed that a recent attempt at hacking on its system has compromised the login IDs and …

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Do you want phones to get smaller?

I was thinking a lot about the phone size again for some reason. I don't know if it's because I can't decide which phone to use right now. The massive OnePlus 8 Pro, the almost as large Pixel 4 XL and the perfectly dimensioned Galaxy S20 are all here or what. Or maybe I know that the Pixel 4a is …

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With the new low-cost 2020 iPhone SE you can touch

The iPhone SE had its official launch day today. Customers received their first orders this morning. We selected one of the new (PRODUCT) RED ‌iPhone‌ SE models and checked the design and functions in our latest YouTube video. It is worth seeing if you are thinking of upgrading from an older ‌iPhone‌. Subscribe to MacRumors YouTube Channel for more videos. …

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Bad news for OnePlus Just like OnePlus 8 starts

OnePlus has become a darling of the Android smartphone world in the United States thanks to smartly assembled phones, a focus on features that matter to the enthusiastic crowd, and prices that have made flagship phones affordable. The addition of carrier partners in recent years cannot hurt either. It may not go as smoothly outside of the United States. OnePlus …

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