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Suspected Commonwealth Games DDoS was only a Fortnite update

One hour before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games was due to start, the network operations team at the event’s network provider, Optus, started seeing massive traffic spikes on their telco network. Here comes the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, they thought, and they had plenty of ...

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iFixit gives Fairphone 3 a perfect 10 for repairability – TechCrunch

Here’s something the hermetically sealed iPhone can’t do: Score a perfect 10 for repairability. Smartphone startup and social enterprise Fairphone’s latest repairable-by-design smartphone has done just that, getting 10/10 in an iFixit Teardown vs scores of just 6/10 for recent iPhone models. The Fairphone 3, which was released in Europe ...

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Spotify Adds Snapchat Music Sharing Feature

Swedish music streaming app Spotify will now let users share their favourite music and podcasts with friends on Snapchat. Snapchat is now one of the several destinations that Spotify users can share on, along with WhatsApp, Messages, Messenger, Twitter, Instagram Stories and Facebook Stories, TechCrunch reported on Monday. The new ...

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iPhone 11: The best feature may be its price

Have Apple events lost their shine? ZDNet’s Adrian Kingsley-Hughes sits down with Karen Roby to discuss if Apple events help sell iPhones, or are they a tool Apple uses to reassure investors and journalists? Read more: https://zd.net/2N9Xhoy If you were paying attention during yesterday’s iPhone launch you might have noticed ...

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Microsoft Authenticator on Android gets cloud backup and recovery

Microsoft has made available to Android users the ability to do cloud backup and recovery for the Microsoft Authenticator app. Using this feature, Android users can more easily transfer their credentials to new devices when needed.  Credit: Microsoft Microsoft Authenticator is an app designed to help users sign into their ...

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Apple unveils new iPhones – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Here’s everything Apple announced today at the iPhone 11 event The biggest announcement was a new ...

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