Category: Tech

Aug 17 2018

'Hacky hack hack': Australia teen breaches Apple's secure network

Police reportedly raided the boy’s home last year and found hacking files and instructions saved in a folder called ‘hacky hack hack’ A schoolboy who “dreamed” of working for Apple hacked the firm’s computer systems, Australian media has reported, although the tech giant said Friday no customer data was compromised. The Children’s Court of Victoria […]

Aug 17 2018

Panasonic Will Survive Its Tesla Codependency

By Anjani Trivedi | Bloomberg August 17 at 1:35 AM If you’ve been tied to the hype around Tesla Inc., it can feel difficult to untether. But Panasonic Corp., one of the carmaker’s longest-standing associates and the world’s largest supplier of electric-car batteries, is showing how the perils of a relationship could outweigh the benefits. This week, Panasonic said Tesla […]

Aug 17 2018

Panasonic Will Survive Its Tesla Codependency

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Aug 17 2018

Apple Hacked By 16-Year-Old Fan

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Apple Hacked By 16-Year-Old Fan  Tom’s Guide Australian teen stole 90 gigabytes of private data from Apple servers  The Verge A 16-year-old hacked Apple and stole 90GB of secure files  BGR Full coverage Source link

Aug 17 2018

Ex-Tesla employee says “Gigafactory” workers linked to Mexican drug gang

Last Updated Aug 16, 2018 9:01 PM EDT A former Tesla employee alleges that the electric car maker’s Nevada battery factory had connections to a Mexican drug trafficking ring, and that he was fired for raising the issue with management.  Former security employee Karl Hansen cites the potential trafficking among a number of problems he […]

Aug 17 2018

APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

SAN FRANCISCO — Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its “Location History” setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they’ve disabled the setting. The change came three days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that several Google apps and websites store user location even if users […]

Aug 17 2018

1400 Google Employees Are Protesting Project Dragonfly, A Censored Search Engine And News App For China

The Chinese government is known for establishing a very high-tech surveillance and censorship system for their citizens. However, they can’t do it without some help. Enter Google. A secret project called “Dragonfly” has been reportedly working on providing the Chinese government with a highly censored search engine with surveillance and AI capabilities. Also, the project […]

Aug 17 2018

Google CEO Says Chinese Search Engine Is 'Not Close to Launching'

Google CEO Sundar Pichai addressed the company’s controversial plans to return to China with a “censored” search engine at an internal employee meeting Thursday — but he said there’s no certainty the internet giant ultimately will be able to enter the Chinese market. “We are not close to launching a search product in China,” Pichai said […]

Aug 17 2018

“Need To Know,” Google Staff Says On China Plan; Sundar Pichai Clarifies

San Francisco:  Google is not close to launching a search engine app in China, its chief executive said at a company wide meeting on Thursday, according to a transcript seen by Reuters, as employees of the Alphabet Inc unit called for more transparency and oversight of the project. Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told staff that […]

Aug 17 2018

Google 'not close' to launching search engine in China, Pichai says

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the company isn’t close to launching a search product in China. James Martin/CNET Google CEO Sundar Pichai said Thursday that the internet giant is “not close to launching a search product in China” but is thinking about how to do more in the country, according to The Wall Street Journal. […]