Tech News For Busy People

updated at 11:25am on 8/29/2015

Top Meme

Jordan Kahn, 9to5Mac — Apple is about to discontinue repair support for a handful of products as it plans to designate some Apple TV, iPod, and display models ‘obsolete’ a day before its iPhone event next month. The products receiving obsolete status include the original Apple TV, Mac mini (late 2009), Apple LED Cinema...

apple, watch, new

Secondary Memes

Chrome will block obnoxious Flash ads starting September 1st

Nathan Ingraham, Engadget Full RSS Feed — Back in June, Google shared the good news that the Chrome browser would soon be smart enough to "intelligently pause content that aren't central to the webpage" that you're visiting. It's a welcome change that should help to continue marginalizing...

flash, google, chrome

Uber hires the Jeep Cherokee hackers

Chris Perkins, Mashable — The hack of a Jeep Cherokee was the most significant car hacking story to break recently. Now the guys responsible will work for Uber. Uber snatched up Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, the hackers who exposed a serious security vulnerability in Fiat Chrysler (FCA) vehicles, which resulted in the first ever...

uber, security, researchers

Tertiary Memes

Miley Cyrus at the VMAs: A history of tongues and pasties

Tricia Gilbride, Mashable — Miley Cyrus will host the VMAs on Sunday night, and it's best that we start preparing ourselves now —...

cyrus, vmas, mtv

The NSA can keep spying on phone call metadata through November

Timothy J. Seppala, Engadget Full RSS Feed — The National Security Agency can keep on keeping on with the bulk collection of phone call metadata for a bit...

court, phone, collection

'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3' Beta Now Open To Everyone On Xbox One And PC

Erik Kain, Contributor, Forbes Real Time — Call of Duty: Black Ops III's beta is now open to everyone on PC and Xbox One. This follows several days of...

beta, black, xbox

To stop next Spam King, Facebook program helps firms share security info

Laura Hautala, CNET News — The company's ThreatExchange program hopes to break longstanding barriers to companies talking about the...

program, companies, show

Poll: Are you still waiting to upgrade to Windows 10?

Neowin — It's been a month since Microsoft launched Windows 10, and 75 million PCs are already running the new OS - is...

windows, microsoft, surface

Twitter sets goals toward making its workforce more diverse

Rachel King, CNET News — ?Following the lead of other tech heavyweights, Twitter shares its plans for hiring more women and minorities...

twitter, diversity, companies

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