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Apple, Firefox tools aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking

Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better target ads at you. Two web browsers now want to help you fight back in what’s becoming an escalating privacy arms race.

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Google begins blocking annoying ads on its browser

Google has begun a new effort to block annoying ads on its Chrome browser, as part of an initiative aimed at improving the online advertising ecosystem that provides the bulk of its revenues.

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Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

Amazon, Google and now Apple — as the list of digital giants hit by the “Spectre” and “Meltdown” computer security flaws grows longer, the race is on to limit the damage.

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Amazon playing nice, prepares sales of Apple TV, Chromecast

Amazon is angling for a truce in its two-year battle with Apple and Google over streaming gadgets: It says it is preparing to put Apple TV and Chromecast back on sale.

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Apple pushes back release of HomePod speaker to 2018

Apple said Friday it was delaying until early next year the release of its HomePod speaker set to compete with Amazon’s Alexa-powered devices and Google Home as a smart home and music hub.

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Kaspersky Lab Latest News: Statement Issued on ‘WannaCry’ and ‘Lazarus Group’ connection

On Monday, May 15, a security researcher from Google posted an artifact on Twitter potentially pointing at a connection between the WannaCry ransomware attacks that recently hit thousands of organizations and private users around the world, and the malware attributed to the infamous Lazarus hacking group, responsible for a series of devastating attacks against government organizations, media and financial institutions. The largest operations linked to the Lazarus group include: the attacks against Sony Pictures in 2014, the Central Bank of Bangladesh cyber heist in 2016 and a subsequent series of similar attacks continued in 2017.

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LG Watch Latest News & Update: Android Wear 2.0 Starts Rolling Out For Three Smartwatches

Three LG smartwatches – G Watch R, Watch Urbane and Watch Urbane 2nd Edition – are getting the update to Google’s latest smartwatch OS, Android Wear 2.0. Android Wear 2.0 is rolling out for the LG G Watch R and LG Watch Urbane from last week. The Watch Urbane 2nd Edition will be updated by the beginning of May.

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Facebook Latest News & Update: Digital Assistant ‘M’ Launched in the U.S.

Facebook launched its digital assistant named “M” for US users of its Messenger application, ramping up the social network’s efforts in artificial intelligence. For users of the messaging platform, M will pop up and suggest “helpful actions” in the chat window.

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Google Search Latest News & Update: Fact-Checking Tag Added, What You Need To Know

Google is adding a fact-checking tag to search results globally, its latest initiative to help curb the spread of misinformation and “fake news.”