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Israeli security firm discovers Tinder defect could expose users’ actions on app

Researchers from an Israeli security firm discovered that when Tinder users are connected to a shared Wi-Fi network, they are able to see other...

Facebook announces AI pattern recognition technology that detects suicidal intent

The world’s largest social network has announced its intentions of doubling down on preventing self-harm by using artificial intelligence software designed to identify posts...

Israeli start-up sues Apple, Inc over dual lens technology patents

The Israeli start-up company Corephotonics is suing Apple for infringing copyright. The company is accusing Apple of refusing to partner with them and scorning...

Argus, Israeli auto cyber protection firm, sold to Germany’s Continental AG

The German automotive giant Continental AG has bought Argus, an Israeli company that protects connected cars from hacking, for an estimated $450 million. ...

New WhatsApp feature allows sent messages to be deleted

WhatsApp's over a billion users will finally be able to delete text messages, voice messages, pictures and videos sent to individuals and groups within...

Samsung CEO resigns ahead of “unprecedented crisis”

Today, Samsung Electronics CEO Kwon Oh-hyun resigned, claiming the tech giant is facing an “unprecedented crisis.” Meanwhile, the company is expected to report record...

Watch: Smart homes and devices are spying on you

As “smart houses” are becoming common, or even just robotic cleaners, what information do these home devices store, and how vulnerable are they to...

Another Israeli company signs major exit deal: EMK buys Luminati for $200m

EMK Capital has acquired the majority of shares in Luminati, which is part of the Israeli VPN network division of Hola, for $200 million....

Australian company pays $500M in cash for Israeli social gaming firm

The Australian company Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. has acquired the Israeli social gaming startup Plarium Global Ltd. for $500 million in cash. Plarium is considered...

Facebook shuts down AI program after bots start to communicate in their own language

After two bots- artificial intelligence entities - began communicating with each other in gibberish, Facebook decided to shut down their prestigious research project while...