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Google drops the boom on WoSign, StartCom certs for good

(credit: Michael Rosenstein) Last August, after being alerted by GitHub’s security team that the certificate authority WoSign had errantly issued a certificate for… more »

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Meet your new fungible, phallic robot friend

Demonstration of how the robot grows, reaching a maximum speed of 10 meters per second (22 miles per hour). (video link) A group… more »

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Tillerson cuts high-profile cyberdiplomacy office in State Dept. reorg

Enlarge / Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, has decided to merge the State Department’s Office for the Coordination of Cyber Issues into… more »

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Clover Trail systems won’t get Windows 10 Creators Update—ever

Enlarge / One of the affected Atom processors. (credit: Intel) Systems using Intel’s Clover Trail Atom processors and running Windows 10 won’t ever… more »

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Petcube Bites treat camera lets you monitor and reward your pet from afar

 Petcube’s existing pet camera is basically an advanced video camera and voice intercom, but the new Petcube Bites is also a treat flinging… more »

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US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airports

 The U.S. has now lifted entirely a controversial ban on laptops in hand luggage for passengers flying to the country from the Middle East… more »

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N. Korean defectors show locations of mass graves using Google Earth

Much of what happens in North Korea remains hidden from the outside world. But commercial satellite imagery and Google Earth mapping software are… more »

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“Autumn Creators Update” was “mistranslation”; “Fall Creators Update” for all

Enlarge (credit: Gordon Plant) We wrote on Monday that Microsoft was branding the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update as the “Autumn Creators Update”… more »

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Security guard robot ends it all by throwing itself into a watery grave

Enlarge (credit: Bilal Farooqui) The automation revolution, where most of our jobs are replaced by robots and we spend the rest of our days… more »

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We went gaming at a VR arcade in Hong Kong

 TechCrunch was in Hong Kong last week for tech conference Rise — where we watched two robots talking together on stage, among other things.… more »