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WhatsApp is suing the world’s top hacking company

WhatsApp is suing the Israeli hacking company NSO Group in US federal court, the head of WhatsApp, Will Cathcart, announced in the Washington Post today. WhatsApp accuses NSO Group of exploiting a vulnerability to target approximately 1,400 phones and devices with “malware designed to infect with …

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50 years ago today, the Internet was born. Sort of.

Enlarge / The early ARPANET, the predecessor of the modern Internet, was born on this day in 1969. On October 29, 1969, at 10:30pm Pacific Time, the first two letters were transmitted over ARPANET. And then it crashed. About an hour later, after some debugging, …

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Why do gay apps struggle to stop catfish?

Image copyright Getty Images In a bid to tackle fake profiles and fraudsters, a popular gay dating app plans to offer a sort of “verified” badge to identify authentic members. Hornet will be the first of the major gay social networks to let people earn …

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The 5 best weekend deals you can get on Amazon

We found some great deals on even better products this Sunday. (Photo: Reviewed) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of …

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Exploring the UK’s tech opportunity in China

Brexit has brought into sharp focus the UK’s role in the global economy, one that will be dramatically redefined in the coming weeks – demanding that we move with conviction to strengthen our global relations. It has long been clear that China is on a …

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