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Third-Party Apps Will Need App-Specific Passwords for iCloud Access From June 15

App-specific passwords are set to become a mandatory requirement for third-party apps that access iCloud user data, according to an Apple Support email sent out today. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2pS6lOT

How to Secure Company Data using Android for Work

I’m excited to share this presentation I did back in October of 2016 for Better Cloud’s IT Live event! Google announced that starting on June 5th the default enrollment option for Android devices will be to create a work profile. In this presentation I explain how to setup Android for Work and also provide a live demo of how it works!

Amazon officially unveils touchscreen Echo Show

Amazon has officially unveiled its latest Echo product: a touchscreen device with built-in Alexa called the Echo Show. The device was extensively leaked this week, but is now available to pre-order from Amazon for $229.99. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2qVHNp5

Google Doc phishing scam spreads like wildfire — here’s how to spot it

The definitely not-legit email disguises itself as an official message from Google alerting you that someone wants to share a Google Doc with you. Notifications of this sort are common and often wouldn’t raise an eyebrow.  DON’T CLICK. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2qt8Ziu

NSA collected 151 million phone records in 2016, despite surveillance law changes

In 2016, the National Security Agency collected more than 151 million records about Americans’ phone calls, despite Congress passing a law the previous year — the USA Freedom Act — intended to curb bulk surveillance. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2oWWc83

Amazon’s new $200 camera will judge how you look

Amazon today announced a new device in the Echo family: the Echo Look, a “style assistant” camera that helps you catalog your outfits and rates your look based on “machine learning algorithms with advice from fashion specialists. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2qeVKOJ

Leaked document shows Microsoft is about to take on Chromebooks

Microsoft is expected to unveil its Windows 10 Cloud operating system next month at a special software and hardware event in New York City. The software giant is likely launching its own hardware with a special version of Windows 10, which could debut as Windows 10 S or Windows 10 Cloud. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2p3CtCp

Oracle will pay more than $850 million for Moat

Oracle will pay more than $850 million to acquire Moat, a company that tracks digital ads, according to a person familiar with the deal. Oracle announced its planned acquisition earlier in the week, but didn’t disclose a price. The company declined to comment. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2o7Cl5C

Popular Instagram bot site Instagress has been shut down

Instagress, one of the easier-to-use and more affordable of the dozens of websites that create bots to help would-be Instagram influencers rack up followers and engagement, was shuttered today. In a tweet, Instagress said the decision to shut down was due to a “request” by Instagram. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2pHXhAn

Samsung’s Surface competitor, the Galaxy Book, starts at $629.99

Samsung has announced pricing for the Galaxy Book — its Windows 10-powered competitor to Microsoft’s Surface. The 10.6-inch Galaxy Book 10 with Wi-Fi only starts at $629.99, while the 12-inch, Wi-Fi only Galaxy Book 12 starts at $1,129.99. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2oXNJjK

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