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An unknown number of Sprint customers had their personal info stolen by hackers

Hackers stole an unknown number of Sprint users’ data after breaching the Samsung.com “add a line” website, according to a letter Sprint sent to impacted customers.  “The personal information of yours that may have been viewed includes the following: phone number, device type, device ID, monthly recurring charges, subscriber ID, account number, account creation date, […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook hit out at companies like Facebook again: Anything that collects personal data and uses it against customers 'should not exist'

CEO Tim Cook attends China Development Forum (CDF) 2018 at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on March 24, 2018 in Beijing, China.VCG/VCG via Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook seemed to hit out at Facebook again on Friday, saying that no one should be allowed to create detailed dossiers on users and then use that personal […]

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Millions of customers will now pay more for Netflix—here’s how much

Enlarge / Netflix company headquarters in Los Gatos, California. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Another round of Netflix price hikes is upon us. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Netflix will increase the prices of all of its subscription plans, effective immediately, for all new customers. Existing customers will see their […]

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Driverless vehicle startup Nuro begins delivering groceries to Kroger customers in Arizona

(Reuters) — U.S. supermarket chain Kroger said on Tuesday it has started using unmanned autonomous vehicles to deliver groceries in Scottsdale, Arizona in partnership with Silicon Valley startup Nuro. The delivery service follows a pilot program started by the companies in Scottsdale in August and involved Nuro’s R1, a custom unmanned vehicle. The R1 uses public […]

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Perpetually licensed Office 2019 now available for corporate customers

PowerPoint 2019. Microsoft Excel 2019. Microsoft The perpetually licensed version of the desktop Office apps, branded Office 2019, was released today. It’s available as a one-time purchase for volume-licensed commercial customers. A consumer release will come in the next few weeks. Office 2019 is supported on Windows 10—exclusively; no Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 support […]