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Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future – TechCrunch

Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future – TechCrunch William (“Whurley”) Hurley Contributor William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age. He is currently chairing the …

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Cloudflare’s privacy-enhancing 1.1.1.1 DNS service comes to iOS and Android

Cloudflare’s privacy-enhancing 1.1.1.1 DNS service comes to iOS and Android Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS resolver service has been ported to mobile devices, and now anyone with an Android or iOS device can download it for free to take advantage of its speed and privacy-boosting features. The post Cloudflare’s privacy-enhancing 1.1.1.1 DNS …

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Security researchers have busted the encryption in several popular Crucial and Samsung SSDs – TechCrunch

Security researchers have busted the encryption in several popular Crucial and Samsung SSDs – TechCrunch Researchers at Radboud University have found critical security flaws in several popular Crucial and Samsung solid state drives (SSDs), which they say can be easily exploited to recover encrypted data without knowing the password. The …

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Apple’s new T2 security chip will prevent hackers from eavesdropping on your microphone – TechCrunch

Apple’s new T2 security chip will prevent hackers from eavesdropping on your microphone – TechCrunch Apple’s newest MacBooks includes a new feature that makes it far more difficult for hackers or spies to eavesdrop on your microphone. Buried in Apple’s latest range of MacBooks — including the MacBook Pro out …

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New plans aim to deploy the first U.S. quantum network from Boston to Washington DC – TechCrunch

New plans aim to deploy the first U.S. quantum network from Boston to Washington DC – TechCrunch About 800 kilometers of unused fiber optic cable running down the U.S. eastern seaboard is set to become the first stateside quantum network. The aim is to get the quantum network up and …

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MIT researchers say memory splitting breakthrough could prevent another Meltdown or Spectre – TechCrunch

MIT researchers say memory splitting breakthrough could prevent another Meltdown or Spectre – TechCrunch Virtually every modern computer processor was thrown under the bus earlier this year when researchers found a fundamental design weakness in Intel, AMD and ARM chips, making it possible to steal sensitive data from the computer’s …

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Siilo injects $5.1M to try to transplant WhatsApp use in hospitals – TechCrunch

Siilo injects $5.1M to try to transplant WhatsApp use in hospitals – TechCrunch Consumer messaging apps like WhatsApp are not only insanely popular for chatting with friends but have pushed deep into the workplace too, thanks to the speed and convenience they offer. They have even crept into hospitals, as …

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Website flaw exposed a Canadian ISP’s entire customer database – TechCrunch

Website flaw exposed a Canadian ISP’s entire customer database – TechCrunch Canadian internet provider Altima Telecom has fixed a flaw in its website that could have given an attacker full access to its customer database. The customer database was connected to the company’s website, but could be remotely accessed with …

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Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy – TechCrunch

Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy – TechCrunch At a Senate hearing this week in which US lawmakers quizzed tech giants on how they should go about drawing up comprehensive Federal consumer privacy protection legislation, Apple’s VP of software technology described privacy as a “core value” for the company. “We want …

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