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Peloton Bike+ Was Vulnerable to Remote Hacking, Researchers Find

Peloton Bike+ Was Vulnerable to Remote Hacking, Researchers Find

Photo: Scott Heins/Stringer (Getty Images) Following news that Peloton’s API exposed private user account data, McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research team says the Bike+ had a dangerous flaw that could enable hackers to invisibly and remotely gain control of bikes. Advertisement McAfee says its researchers began poking around Peloton’s systems once the workout-at-home trend took off …

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Disney's Pivot to Prioritizing Streaming Is Working Out Just Fine, Thanks

Disney’s Pivot to Prioritizing Streaming Is Working Out Just Fine, Thanks

Photo: Handout / Handout (Getty Images) For anyone who was worried about the health of the new, direct-to-consumer emphasis of Disney’s business model, worry no more: During a virtual conference appearance on Monday, Disney CEO Bob Chapek touted the success of the company’s recent reorganization, saying that the decision to shift energy towards the creation …

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Google Hangouts Is Now Google Chat, and Good Luck Figuring Out Why

Google Hangouts Is Now Google Chat, and Good Luck Figuring Out Why

Google Chat is available to everyone today.Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo Google is officially making its Workspace suite of apps available to all users with a Google account instead of limiting it to folks who use apps through their employers. Nearly 3 billion users with Google accounts now have access to the company’s new versions of Gmail, Docs, …

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Microsoft Makes the Xbox Series X Mini Fridge Meme a Reality, Will Sell It This Holiday Season

Microsoft Makes the Xbox Series X Mini Fridge Meme a Reality, Will Sell It This Holiday Season

Once a meme that delighted the internet, the Xbox Series X-shaped mini fridge is becoming a reality. At the end of its E3 2021 showcase on Sunday, Microsoft announced that it would be selling “the world’s most powerful mini fridge” this upcoming holiday season. Advertisement The fridge meme dates back to the unveiling of the …

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Apple Channels Its Inner Little Mermaid to Try to Sell You the New iPad Pro

Apple Channels Its Inner Little Mermaid to Try to Sell You the New iPad Pro

Apple’s new Little Mermaid parody ad for the iPad Pro.Screenshot: Apple/Gizmodo Although it’s been proven that Apple absolutely does not need any help selling its devices, the company was apparently feeling creative and in the mood for song when it created a parody ad based on The Little Mermaid for its new M1 iPad Pro. …

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Like Google Chrome, Chrome OS Will Transition to a Four-Week Update Release Cycle

Like Google Chrome, Chrome OS Will Transition to a Four-Week Update Release Cycle

Photo: Robyn Beck (Getty Images) Google is speeding up the update release schedule for Chrome OS to a four-week cycle in the third quarter of this year, the company announced Friday. Advertisement “To deliver new features more rapidly to consumers while also continuing to prioritize the key pillars of Chrome OS—security, stability, speed and simplicity—Chrome …

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SpaceX’s Starlink Wants To Provide Your In-Flight WiFi

SpaceX’s Starlink Wants To Provide Your In-Flight WiFi

Photo: MARIANA SUAREZ / Contributor (Getty Images) There’s no faster way to win the hearts and minds of the people than by bringing them fast, reliable internet on an airplane. Elon Musk knows this, and that’s maybe why his space company, SpaceX, is reportedly in talks with “several” airlines in a bid to provide their …

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Facebook and Instagram Are Rolling Out (More) Financial Incentives for Influencers

Facebook and Instagram Are Rolling Out (More) Financial Incentives for Influencers

Photo: AFP / Stringer (Getty Images) If you thought the deal couldn’t possibly get sweeter for the influencers that flock to Facebook and Instagram to simultaneously bolster their social media followings and line their pockets, think again: On Tuesday, both platforms announced that they’ll be stepping up their respective games in the coming weeks by …

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Here's Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2021

Here’s Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2021

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote is always jam-packed with announcements of new features coming to all of your Apple devices later in the fall, and this year’s event was no exception. We saw sneak peeks of iOS and iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, watchOS 8, new smart home features, overhauls of Safari and the Health …

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Apple and Google Go All In On Digital Car Keys

Apple and Google Go All In On Digital Car Keys

Screenshot: Apple Apple today announced expanded support for digital car keys in iOS 15 during its WWDC keynote. Combined with Google’s recent Android announcements at its own developers conference, it’s clear that the big transition to digital car keys will begin in earnest later this fall. Advertisement While Apple first announced support for digital car …

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