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Lastpass addresses two major vulnerabilities found by users

Security - 29 stories
Osram Lightify light bulbs 'vulnerable to hack'

Telegram app vuln recorded anything macOS users pasted—even in secret

Spy Agency Consensus Grows That Russia Hacked D.N.C.

Keys to Chimera crypto ransomware allegedly leaked by rival crime gang

FBI to lead nation's cyberattack responses

Motorola confirms that it will not commit to monthly security patches

Kimpton Hotels is investigating a possible payment card breach

New attack bypasses HTTPS protection on Macs, Windows, and Linux

Wireless keyboards 'easy' to snoop on

Cyberespionage group sets its sights on multiple industries

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Microsoft - 20 stories
Microsoft just launched an iPhone camera app

Microsoft mandates Windows 10 hardware change for PC security

Microsoft’s Iowa data center cluster to reach 3.2M square feet

Mingis on Tech: Windows 10 turns 1 -- now what?

What Microsoft is taking away from Windows 10 in the Anniversary Update

Tim Sweeney claims that Microsoft will remove Win32, destroy Steam

You can't turn off Cortana in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

How to clean your Windows registry and speed up your PC

This new Outlook feature will organize your inbox for you

OneDrive's smarter photo features help it catch up with Facebook and Google

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Hardware - 21 stories
After delays, Lenovo finally ships its first OLED laptop

Wireless charging tech harvests your phone's wasted radio waves

Smartphone market inches back to growth with Samsung holding lead

Playstation VR launching in Asia same day as US

Intel’s Core M Compute Stick is an actually usable computer with caveats

Some Surface Pro 3s with catastrophic battery life may get a software fix

Tech Fix: Alexa, What Else Can You Do? Getting More From Amazon Echo

WD preparing to ship flash chips with half a terabit of capacity

Smartwatch shipments nosedive, but recovery due in 2017

LG Display invests $1.75 billion for flexible OLED demand

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Google - 12 stories
Tech Tip: Checking the Delivery Date on That Android Update

Google launches Family Library, a way for families to share Google Play purchases

Toy-maker designs £15 VR headset in deal with Google

Twitter for Android gets a “Night mode”

Google Maps cleans up map design, adds “areas of interest” highlight

Google Play gives Android app developers more categories

Android's new Emergency Location Service could save your life

Google taps AI to help you bid for digital ads

Google Camera v4.1 from Nougat dev preview 5 has a twist gesture to switch between front and back cameras

Cyanogen Inc. founder says company isn't focusing on Android apps

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Apple - 16 stories
Bits: Apple Pleases by Not Disappointing So Much

Apple’s iPhone Sales Drop Again, but Services Are a Bright Spot

Apple has finally sold its billionth iPhone

Australia's biggest banks are tackling Apple Pay

Tech Tip: Easy Editing for Mac Photos

Financial analysts forecast another downturn for Apple's iPhone, Mac

Apple iPad shows faint signs of life

Apple's secret car project may have a new boss

Apple Music orders up 16 episodes of 'Carpool Karaoke' series

Apple’s iPhone Sales Drop Again, but Services Are a Bright Spot

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Social - 22 stories
Tumblr to introduce ads across all blogs

Revamped Yahoo Messenger App Lands On WIndows And Mac

Twitch now makes highlight clips on any channel

Facebook Profit Nearly Triples on Mobile Ad Sales and New Users

Live video has made Facebook the place to be

Facebook just can't stop growing

Will Facebook be your next call center operator?

Facebook profits beat expectations

Why email is dead to me

Twitter reports slowest revenue growth since 2013

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Miscellany - 15 stories
Verizon talking to cities about fiber expansion after years of stagnation

Study identifies two new carcinogens in e-cigarette vapor

Robert Fano, 98, Dies; Engineer Who Helped Develop Interactive Computers

New Yorkers Greet the Arrival of Wi-Fi Kiosks With Panic, Skepticism and Relief

First commercial drone delivery in US included donuts, sandwich (Tomorrow Daily 397 show notes)

Qualcomm agrees to pay $19.5M to settle charges of bias against women

This Company Will Give a Peek Inside How Much Private Start-Ups Are Worth

Platform change, the Yahoo-slayer

9 big moments in Yahoo's troubled history

Why qudits may be the key to quantum computing

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