New malware masquerades as a ride-sharing app

An update to the venerable Faketoken.q Android malware has made it easier for the program to steal your credit card information from ride-sharing apps. Faketoken attacks Russian ride-sharing apps by overlaying text boxes on the credit card information pages that can capture your credit number and other important information. Kaspersky writes: After getting onto a smartphone (judging by the malware […]

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SpaceX launches research to space station — plus ice cream

A SpaceX capsule rocketed to the International Space Station on Monday, carrying tons of science experiments, plus ice cream. As has become customary on these cargo flights, SpaceX landed its leftover booster back at Cape Canaveral shortly after liftoff, a key to its long-term effort to recycle rockets and reduce costs. It was the 14th successful booster landing for SpaceX […]

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Microsoft’s new Outlook.com design includes better search and more GIFs

Microsoft is starting to roll out a new Outlook.com beta today. It’s an opt-in web-only beta that is activated through a “try the beta” toggle on Outlook.com, and it should be available to all users within the next few weeks. This is the third design iteration of Outlook.com since it first launched in 2012. Microsoft is updating the Outlook.com design with some subtle changes, including an improved conversation view, and […]

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Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is working with publishers on a news product called Stamp that would serve up articles in a mobile magazine-like design, similar to Snapchat’s Discover service, according to a person familiar with the matter. Stamp evolved from media relationships Google already has for another one of its products, called AMP, which is meant to help load articles faster. […]

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How to turn off Facebook Memories

On This Day – also known as Facebook Memories – is one of the social network’s most divisive features.For some, it’s a fun daily reminder of something silly, important or embarrassing that you or somebody close to you considered worthy of being published online. It can even put you back in touch with old friends. For others, however, it can […]

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