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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Boot up: iCloud hack update, NFC iPhone?, Anonymous in depth

Update to celebrity photo investigation >> Apple After more than 40 hours of investigation, we have discovered that certain celebrity accounts were compromised by a very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions, a practice that has become all too common on the Internet. None of the cases we have investigated has resulted from any breach in any ... Read More »

Boot up: self-driving questions, BYOPC numbers, gamer misogyny

Google’s self-driving cars still face many obstacles >> MIT Technology Review Mistakes on maps could be dangerous, because there are some objects, like traffic signals and intersection stop signs, that the car needs the maps to handle, even though it also has several on-board sensors. If it encountered an unmapped traffic light, and there were no cars or pedestrians around, ... Read More »

Mario and Luigi join Instagram (kind of)

  Mamma mia! Mario and Luigi are on Instagram! Kind of. Charles Martinet, the veteran character actor who voices Mario, Luigi, Wario and Waluigi for Nintendo’s video games, joined Instagram two weeks ago. Armed with a smartphone, figurines of Mario and Luigi, and a mischievous sense of humor, Martinet has been posting short videos showing the world through the Brothers’ ... Read More »