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The best things on the internet don’t make any money by https://is.gd/qaSl5i

There’s a simple formula to it: Smart people with good ideas receive millions of dollars to build something. If that something generates billions of dollars, it is a success. If it does not, it is a failure.  Such “failures” include: Twitter, Soundcloud, Vine, Reddit.

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Google introduces the feed, a news stream of your evolving interests by https://is.gd/rPDAEl

More than four years after the launch of Google Now, the company has fully dissolved its AI assistant into the DNA of many of its core product offerings.

Today, Google is delivering an update to the feed it introduced to its Google app last year, bringing more attention to showcasing the information its knowledge graph has built on users while allowing them to “follow” certain topics and people to shape what they’re seeing in the feed, as well.

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Computex gave us a glimpse at how computing will evolve by https://is.gd/RXHHZB

One thing was very clear at Computex: It’s going to be a transformational year for computing. We’re seeing several trends from the past few years — like the move towards thinner and lighter laptops, and the rise of mobile computing — evolve in new and intriguing ways.

Computex has always been the place to see the groundwork being laid for technology industry’s next steps. It just so happens that this year was particularly ripe with innovation.

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New Persirai botnet uses exploit to infect 120,000+ connected cameras by https://is.gd/E4uFRO

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Another day, another Internet of Things botnet. This time, a new botnet discovered in the wild is believed to have infected over 120,000 Internet-connected cameras.Dubbed Persirai by researchers at Trend Micro Inc., the botnet is targeting more 1,000 Internet Protocol camera models from various off-brand producers.

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That Nasty Samba Vulnerability Is Now Patched in All Supported Ubuntu Releases by https://is.gd/suMzeI

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You might have read the news this morning about a wormable code-execution bug discovered in the Samba free software re-implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol, which existed in Samba for more than 7 years.

The Samba team managed to quickly patch the critical vulnerability that was discovered to affect over a hundred thousand Linux and UNIX machines running Samba, which is usually used to provide file and printing sharing services, allowing users to connect to Windows shares on a network.

The Samba 4.6.4, 4.5.10 and 4.4.14 patched versions have been released, and are available for download from the official website or via ours if you want to compile it on your GNU/Linux distribution. Canonical already patched Samba in all supported Ubuntu releases, and other GNU/Linux distributions will soon receive the patch.

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