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Agari raises $40 million to grow its AI-powered email authentication platform

It has been a big week for cybersecurity investments, and the latest such startup to announce a notable tranche of funding is Agari, a California-based startup that uses predictive artificial intelligence (AI) to thwart email attacks. Founded in 2009, Agari’s platform detects potential email compromises, identifies malicious inbound messages, and establishes the authenticity of a […]

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Apple changes App Store rules to cut data collection on your friends

Apple has patched a little-known App Store loophole that enabled developers to harvest data on iOS users’ contacts, thereby limiting third-party access to potentially unprotected sources of personal information. Previously announced Apple privacy safeguards applied to the user’s own data, but not that of their contacts, creating a treasure trove of information that could be […]

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How the net neutrality repeal will affect you

Months after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a proposal to roll back net neutrality policies enacted in 2015 under President Barack Obama, the Commission today formally repealed rules that prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from discriminating against certain apps and websites. Today’s implementation of the “Restoring Internet Freedom” order, led by Republican Chairman Ajit […]

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Wireless Power Is Coming

Mobile World Congress is one of those events that make you realize the thin line between civilization and barbarism is the width of a single charging cable. Anyone who’s attended MWC (or any massive trade show) is familiar with the creeping dread caused by watching your phone’s battery power seep away over the course of […]