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Samsung's Bixby leader leaves for Google
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Samsung's ambitions in services just took a bit of a blow. ZDNet has learned that Samsung's software research CTO Injong Rhee has left the company to become an "Enterpreneur in Residence" at Google. The 7-year veteran was important to the development…

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Pentagon contractor leaves social media spy archive wide open on Amazon
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(credit: Wikipedia) A Pentagon contractor left a vast archive of social-media posts on a publicly accessible Amazon account in what appears to be a military-sponsored intelligence-gathering operation that targeted people in the US and other parts of the world. The three cloud-based storage buckets contained at least 1.8 billion scraped online posts spanning eight years, […]

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Robert Scoble leaves his AR firm amid sexual harassment claims     – CNET
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The tech evangelist resigns after three women accused him of actions that include groping and verbal harassment.

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Expedia’s chief financial officer is now its CEO as Dara Khosrowshahi leaves to run Uber
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 Following a big internal meeting at Uber where former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced his plans as the new CEO of Uber, Expedia said today it has named its CFO Mark Okerstrom as its CEO. Read More

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Flaw In IoT Security Cameras Leaves Millions of Devices Open To Hackers
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New submitter Aliciadivo writes: A nasty vulnerability found in Axis security cameras could allow hackers to take full control of several types of Internet of Things devices, and in some cases, software programs, too. The Senrio research team found that devices and software programs using an open source software library called gSOAP to enable their […]

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Trump exits Paris climate deal, Elon Musk leaves councils     – CNET
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Musk is one of a number of of tech leaders that warned against the devastating effects of Trump’s decision.

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Restaurant app Zomato hack leaves 17 million users exposed
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If you use Zomato to look up restaurants, you may want to check your account: someone has infiltrated its system and got away with 17 million users' IDs, usernames, names, email addresses and hashed passwords. The service says no payment information…

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Star Neuroscientist Tom Insel Leaves the Google-Spawned Verily for … a Startup?
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What could be going on at Verily that would lead the former head of the National Institutes of Mental Health to bail on Google-sized money and data? The post Star Neuroscientist Tom Insel Leaves the Google-Spawned Verily for … a Startup? appeared first on WIRED.

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'Alien: Covenant' leaves too much space between thrills     – CNET
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Michael Fassbender shines in Ridley Scott’s latest extra-terrestrial adventure, but it doesn’t deliver the sustained thrills of the original “Alien” movies.

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