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Security Firm Avast Demonstrates Cryptojacking Risks to Smartphones and IoT Devices
Global digital security firm Avast will be demonstrating the risks posed to smartphones and IoT devices by cryptojacking. The company has a stall at the RSA 2018 conference being held this week and will be performing live demonstrations mining Monero.
Apr 17 9:02PM NewsBTC

Watch: How to Effectively Use a Smartphone in Your Movie
Do smartphones provide filmmakers with the opportunities to organically incorporate technology into their stories? Whether filmmakers like it or not, smartphones are here to stay. I'd even hazard a guess that a similar sentence has been written about most of the technological developments that have accompanied the growth of the movies.
Apr 17 4:14PM No Film School

Twitter goes down in many parts of the world
Gadgets Now BureauWorld's one of the biggest social networking website Twitter is facing an outage across the globe. The outage is being reported by users from several countries on the down detector website.
Apr 17 2:53PM Gadget Now

Watch Circuit Breaker live for Nintendo Switch projectors and Android P speculation
Season two of Circuit Breaker Live is almost over, so you have to enjoy the show while you still can. Nilay's wife Becky had a baby, so he'll be streaming it live at home, just like you.
Apr 17 2:49PM The Verge

Patience pays off: You can now afford a Galaxy S8
CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page.
Apr 17 1:54PM CNET

Tempo raises $20 million to open connected electronics factory in San Francisco
After years of leaning on China to manufacture its electronic wonders at a low cost, Silicon Valley's factory of the future may soon be located just up the highway in the heart of San Francisco. Tempo, a low-volume electronics manufacturer, said today that it has raised $20 million to build a smart factory in the city.
Apr 17 12:00PM VentureBeat

Germans find 'Harald Bluetooth' treasure
Treasure linked to the reign of 10th Century Danish King Harald Bluetooth has been dug up in northern Germany. An amateur archaeologist and a 13-year-old boy found a silver coin on the Baltic island of Rgen in January when scanning a field with metal detectors.
Apr 17 6:15AM BBC News

13-year-old discovers 1,000-year-old 'Bluetooth' coins
A pair of amateur archaeologists -- one of them a 13-year-old boy -- unearthed an 1,000-year-old stash of coins dating back to the 10th century reign of Harald Gormsson on the German island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea, the AP reports. Gormsson, better known by the nickname "Harald Bluetooth," was one of the last Viking rulers of Denmark.
Apr 17 3:15AM CNET

Microsoft's chip push continues with Azure Sphere: Securing gadgets with chips and Linux
Microsoft continued its unexpected push into the chip business by announcing Azure Sphere, combining a chip design, a cloud security service, and even a Linux (!) kernel to better secure billions of IoT devices around the world. In 2016, Microsoft announced that it had co-designed an FPGA, a specific type of programmable chip that would enhance the intelligence of its cloud servers.
Apr 16 11:38PM PCWorld

For the first time ever, Microsoft will distribute its own version of Linux
Microsoft on Monday announced Azure Sphere, a new technology to protect the processors that power smart appliances, connected toys, and other gadgets. Azure Sphere is powered in large part by Linux, a free operating system that Microsoft once viewed as a major threat.
Apr 16 10:59PM Business Insider

For the first time ever, Microsoft will distribute its own version of Linux
Microsoft on Monday announced Azure Sphere, a new technology to protect the processors that power smart appliances, connected toys, and other gadgets. Azure Sphere is powered in large part by Linux, a free operating system that Microsoft once viewed as a major threat.
Apr 16 9:23PM Business Insider

Google reportedly interested in acquiring Nokia's Health (formerly Withings) division
In 2016, Nokia acquired Withings for $191 million to form a new digital health division. However, the reborn Finish company announced a strategic review in February, with a leaked memo revealing that the business was financially struggling.
Apr 16 8:52PM 9to5Google

Germans find 'Harald Bluetooth' treasure
Treasure linked to the reign of 10th Century Danish King Harald Bluetooth has been dug up in northern Germany. An amateur archaeologist and a 13-year-old boy found a silver coin on the Baltic island of Rgen in January when scanning a field with metal detectors.
Apr 16 7:54PM BBC News

Twisted Pixel's Defector is full of extravagant action scenes
Here's a look at developer Twisted Pixel's Defector, a movie-like virtual reality game for Oculus Rift. It's a compendium of gameplay set-ups, ranging from high-action scenes of derring-do to standard shooting sequences.
Apr 16 6:36PM Polygon

Hack the Box Challenge: Optimum Walkthrough
Hello friends!! Today we are going to solve another CTF challenge Optimum which is categories as retired lab presented by Hack the Box for making online penetration practices. Solving challenges in this lab is not that much tough until you don't have correct knowledge of Penetration testing.
Apr 16 3:19PM Hacking Articles

Apple's New Design Ethos: Making Gadgets Easy To Sell, Hard To Use
I'd been pining for a new MacBook Pro for almost a year until last week, when a friend told me that she'd just paid $700 to get hers fixed at the Apple Store. The problem was simply that a speck of dust had settled under the spacebar.
Apr 16 1:57PM Co.Design

Army man joins Hizbul Mujahideen: J&K police
PTI|Updated: Apr 16, 2018, 05.22 PM ISTSrinagar: An army man who had gone missing from south Kashmir earlier this month has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen terror group, police officials said today.
Apr 16 12:02PM The Economic Times

Warranty Void If Removed' Stickers Are Illegal, FTC Says
You know those warranty void if removed stickers in gadgets? They are a widespread practice, but are often a ploy to force people to use a particular company's parts or services to fix the things they've boughtand the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has had enough of such tactics. As far as the U.
Apr 16 7:00AM Fortune

The Perfect Office
We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us.
Apr 16 4:01AM HP Chromebook X2, DJI Tello Drone and more

Closer Look at Infinadeck, the Omni-Directional VR Treadmill Used in Ready Player One
by: Staff posted: Gadgets, Picdump, Technology, Video Games 0 The Infinadeck is basically an active omni-directional treadmill created by George Burger, and most recently seen in Spielberg's "Ready Player One" movie. The latest version features a frame-mounted harness, which detects force applied by the user's body, weighs just 500 pounds, and is far quieter than its predecessors.
Apr 16 3:21AM TechEBlog