Hollywood hospital held to ransom by hackers – BBC News


BBC News
Hollywood hospital held to ransom by hackers
BBC News
Ransomware is a growing menace for computer users – but when a hospital is targeted, it makes the disruption far more serious. Computer systems at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center have been offline for more than a week following a ransomware …
Hackers are holding a California hospital's network hostage for $3.6 millionThe Verge


Hollywood Hospital Held Hostage By Hackers Asking $3.6M Ransom To Release Network From MalwareInternational Business Times
Hacker demands 9k bitcoins to restore hospital's computersSlashGear
Computerworld –ZDNet –Engadget
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Warning: Don’t set your iPhone back to 1970 – CBS News


CBS News
Warning: Don't set your iPhone back to 1970
CBS News
iPhone users, beware — there's another dangerous digital prank making the rounds on Facebook. You may see a post that looks something like an ad from Apple itself, telling you there's an "easter egg" or hidden feature that allows you to "relive the
What the Hell Is Going On With This 1970 iPhone Bug?Gizmodo


Apple Will Fix 'January 1, 1970' Date Bug in Upcoming iOS UpdateMac Rumors
Apple acknowledges '1970' date bug, promises solution in later software updateApple Insider
Fox News –PhoneDog
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Samsung helped create these new smart shoes – The Verge


The Verge
Samsung helped create these new smart shoes
The Verge
Samsung's biggest announcements at Mobile World Congress next week are almost certainly going to be smartphones, but some other interesting projects coming out of Samsung will be there, too. Among those are a pair of smart shoes, developed by a …
Samsung & Salted Venture To Debut IOFIT & Smart Shoes At MWCAndroid Headlines – Android News


Samsung will show a new wearable at Mobile World Congress: a shoePCWorld
Samsung-backed smart shoes hint at what's to come at MWC 2016VentureBeat
Ubergizmo –SlashGear
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Mattel updates iconic View-Master with virtual reality – Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution
Mattel updates iconic View-Master with virtual reality
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Want more news? Sign up for free newsletters to get more of the AJC delivered to your inbox. NEW YORK —. The View-Master of the past with tiny film photographs on reels is no more. Photos: 2016 International Toy Fair in New York gallery · Photos: 2016 …
Mattel's upgraded View-Master VR headset now comes with extra dinosaursJewocity.com (press release) (blog)


2nd View-Master VR Announced With More Features In TowAndroid Headlines – Android News
Mattel announces an upgraded View-Master Cardboard Viewer w/ better lenses & audio jack9 to 5 Google
Hot Hardware
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Twenty Million Year-Old Flower Perfectly Preserved In Amber, ‘Jurassic Park’ Style – Forbes


Forbes
Twenty Million Year-Old Flower Perfectly Preserved In Amber, 'Jurassic Park' Style
Forbes
Credit: George Poinar, Jr., courtesy of Oregon State University. A day too late for Valentine's Day, researchers from Oregon State University and Rutgers University announced that they've discovered a tiny bouquet of perfectly preserved flowers that
Rutgers scientist-sleuth finds ancient plant locked in amberPhilly.com


Ancient flowering plant was beautiful — but probably poisonous Oregon State UniversityEurekAlert (press release)
Ancient Ancestor of Two Notorious Poisons Looks Dangerously DeliciousGizmodo
UPI.com –Phys.Org –Reuters
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T-Mobile is taking an ax to wireless rivals — and I know why – Computerworld


Computerworld
T-Mobile is taking an ax to wireless rivals — and I know why
Computerworld
I have had the pleasure (or lack thereof) of using AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile all in a period of less than a year, and the experience has given me some first-hand knowledge about how the carriers are doing — and what they're doing wrong. I first left
AT&T Offering Up To $650 To Switch To Its NetworkAndroid Headlines – Android News


Super-Fast “5G” Wireless Service Is Coming … EventuallySlate Magazine (blog)
Sprint extends life of 50% promoRCR Wireless News
Digital Trends –Engadget –Phandroid.com
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What “Error 53” Means for the Future of Apple Repairs – TidBITS


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What “Error 53” Means for the Future of Apple Repairs
TidBITS
In “Error 53 Will Kill Your iPhone and No One Knows Why,” (23 April 2015), I reported on the mysterious Error 53, which makes iPhones unusable, with no explanation from Apple. The good news is the community has now pinpointed the cause of Error 53, and …
Apple Stole Its Patents For 3D Touch And Force Touch?Bitbag


Apple immersed in troubleiTWire
Immersion launches lawsuit against Apple over 3D Touch and Force Touch patent infringementsTechSpot
Laurel Leader Call
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Mattel debuting 3-D printer for kids – Sioux Falls Argus Leader


Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Mattel debuting 3-D printer for kids
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
NEW YORK — 3-D printing was still decades away when Mattel debuted ThingMaker in the 1960s. As a primitive “at-home maker device,” it let kids produce bug-like Creepy Crawlers, mini-dragons, flowers and other small toys by pouring liquid plastic onto …
Mattel's new ThingMaker is a $300 3D printer for toysEngadget


Mattel's new ThingMaker is a $300 3D printer that lets kids print their own toysDigital Trends
Kids can now make their own toys with this 3-D printerOregonLive.com
Android Community –Parenting Magazine –Pulse Headlines
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Street Fighter 5 Review Roundup – GameSpot


GameSpot
Street Fighter 5 Review Roundup
GameSpot
Ahead of Street Fighter 5's launch on February 16, reviews have started appearing online, with critics delivering their verdict on the fifth mainline entry in Capcom's beloved fighting game franchise. You need a javascript enabled browser to watch
Street Fighter V (for PC)PC Magazine


Street Fighter V shows how Capcom wants to make fighting games — and players — betterVentureBeat
'Street Fighter V' Is Great But It Will Need A Supportive Community For NewcomersForbes
Ars Technica –Destructoid –IGN
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iPhone Won’t Be Affected By Taiwan Earthquake – Fortune


Fortune
iPhone Won't Be Affected By Taiwan Earthquake
Fortune
But others seem to believe it will be. Will iPhone production be affected by a recent Taiwan earthquake? The simple answer? No. Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC), one of the world's largest chipmakers and one of Apple's AAPL 0.31% chief suppliers for …
Apple chip supplier TSMC says earthquake damage will have bigger impact than expectedApple Insider


iPhone 7 Chip Manufacturer Counts Cost of Earthquake DamageMac Rumors
TSMC's 'iPhone 7' chip production could be impacted by recent earthquakeAppAdvice
Phone Arena –9 to 5 Mac –International Business Times
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