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Fairphone teams up with /e/OS on a box-fresh ‘deGoogled’ handset – TechCrunch

Fairphone teams up with /e/OS on a box-fresh ‘deGoogled’ handset – News

The makers of the world’s most ethical smartphone, the Fairphone 3, have teamed up for a version of the device with even less big tech on board. The Netherlands-based device maker has partnered with France’s /e/OS to offer a “de-Googled” version of its latest handset, running an Android AOSP fork out of the box that’s …

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Brian Bowman: Why it's so hard to beat Facebook's automated control video ads

Brian Bowman: Why it’s so hard to beat Facebook’s automated control video ads

Facebook advertisers may spend a lot of money trying to come up with new kinds of ads for games and other apps, but it can be very hard to beat the best-performing video ad (known as the control video) on the social network. Consumer Acquisition CEO Brian Bowman spoke about this at our GamesBeat Summit 2020 …

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An SQL Vulnerability In Sophos XG Firewall Actively Exploited

A serious vulnerability in Sophos XG Firewall was under exploit. Specifically, hackers abused this bug to steal data from target devices. Sophos XG Firewall Vulnerability Reportedly, Sophos has disclosed an SQL vulnerability in its XG Firewall that hackers actively exploited. Describing the details in an advisory, Sophos stated that they recently noticed an attack on …

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VR researchers show string haptic wearable that lets you feel objects

VR researchers show string haptic wearable that lets you feel objects

As companies continue to solve virtual reality’s biggest hardware and software challenges, many researchers have been working on next-generation VR peripherals that will enable users to “feel” digital objects — haptic gloves, exoskeletons, and even walking canes have been proposed as possible solutions. Today, a Carnegie Mellon University team announced a new option: a wearable …

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Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Affected Three Smart Home Hubs

Multiple critical security vulnerabilities existed in the firmware of three different smart home hubs. These vulnerabilities, upon exploit, could allow remote code execution attacks. Vulnerabilities Found In Smart Home Hubs Researchers from ESET IoT Research discovered numerous security vulnerabilities in three different smart home hubs. As elaborated in their blog post, they found the vulnerabilities …

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