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T-Mobile and Sprint will merge to create competition for 5G network

T-Mobile StoreT-Mobile and Sprint are looking to merge and are looking to capitalise their combined markets to create a nationwide 5G network. The 5G network is the next generation of mobile internet with speeds of between 15x to 100x faster than 4G networks.

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Facebook changed API permissions amid global outrage

  • 05/04/2018 at 20:38 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Facebook is ClutteredFollowing the scandals plaguing Facebook, the social media giant is changing some of its policies. The aim of the changes is to protect user’s data and stop unneeded access being given to apps and services. The company is changing its events API, groups API, pages API, Facebook login, Instagram platform API, search and account recovery, call and text history, data providers and partner categories and app control.

What Facebook are doing

In terms of the events API, app will no longer have access to private information such as guest lists or posts on the wall. Group apps, that were not as private at people thought, will have access to the member’s list and personal information attached to post or comments.

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Facebook faces legal troubles in the US and UK

Facebook is ClutteredFacebook is facing legal troubles following the breaking story of Cambridge Analytica using personal data to create what could almost be called a “social experiment” in thought influence and control. Facebook is claiming the company has done nothing wrong and it is not responsible for any the trouble caused by Cambridge Analytica.

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Major vulnerabilities were found in AMD Ryzen processors

  • 14/03/2018 at 10:21 by It's a Gadget Staff
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AMD RyzenAMD now has security flaws like Intel’s Spectre and Meltdown show up in a wide range of their processors. 13 critical flaws in AMD Ryzen and EPYC processors mean that attackers can get in and access data, install malware and control the computer with full access to the system. CTS labs in Israel found the vulnerabilities. CTS Labs is a security-based company.

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NYT report shows that Google diversity is still an issue

  • 10/03/2018 at 17:54 by It's a Gadget Staff
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GoogleIn the tech community, there has been much talk about diversity in the workplace. A survey looking at Google diversity employment stated the company has majority male employees, either white or Asian. Within Google, there have been efforts to enhance the diversity from some corners and efforts to stop the hiring of a diverse workforce.

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CoinLion – The cryptocurrency porfolio and trading management platform

  • 12/02/2018 at 23:19 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Crypto, News

CoinLionCoinLion is a cryptocurrency portfolio management and trading platform. The platform makes it easier than previously for users to get into the cryptocurrency trading market, based on traditional portfolio management and trading platforms based on fiat currency like E-Trade, Scottrade or TD Ameritrade.

In return for sharing portfolios, research and strategy CoinLion users can earn LION as an incentive token.

CoinLion’s beginning

The founder and CEO of CoinLion, Josh DeWitt, has a background as a wealth manager at Merill Lynch. DeWitt’s experience and education in the financial sector gave him an advantage in knowing what was available in trading technology. Mining Bitcoin on the side while working, DeWitt saw that there were not many good ways to trade with cryptocurrency. Most of the systems of trade took too much time or were hard for users to have confidence in using the platforms.

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Russian employers use supercomputer to mine Bitcoin

  • 10/02/2018 at 23:43 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Crypto, News

BitCoin LogoIn the latest Bitcoin news, employees at the Russian Federal Nuclear Centre in Sarov have been caught using the work computers for Bitcoin mining activities. Utilising one of the world’s most powerful computers, the employees exploited a one petaflop supercomputer for cryptocurrency mining.

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