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US military will no longer use floppy disks to coordinate nuke launches
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US military will no longer use floppy disks to coordinate nuke launches

It now has a "highly-secure solid state digital storage solution."

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California's Earthquake Early Warning system rolls out statewide
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California's Earthquake Early Warning system rolls out statewide

The MyShake app can deliver warnings in as little as 3.7 seconds.

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10.17.19
Chrome for Android update protects against Spectre-like chip hacks
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Chrome for Android update protects against Spectre-like chip hacks

Chrome 77 brings Site Isolation to sites where users enter passwords.

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10.17.19
Senator Wyden pushes his ‘Mind Your Own Business’ privacy act forward
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Senator Wyden pushes his ‘Mind Your Own Business’ privacy act forward

It would give the FTC more power to punish tech companies over data privacy violations.

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10.17.19
Samsung will fix bug that lets any fingerprint unlock a Galaxy S10
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Samsung will fix bug that lets any fingerprint unlock a Galaxy S10

It could happen if you're using a third-party screen protector.

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10.16.19
‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ gathered location data while users slept
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‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ gathered location data while users slept

Niantic says it fixed the bug responsible for that overcollection.

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10.15.19
Facebook expands its reward program for data abuse reports
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Facebook expands its reward program for data abuse reports

It now offers bug bounties for vulnerabilities found through active tests.

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10.15.19
Google will offer whole-home Nest Aware subscription plans
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Google will offer whole-home Nest Aware subscription plans

You’ll be able to pay one monthly fee no matter how many devices you use.

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