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LastPass’ vault breach came from hacking engineer’s home computer

Mar 1, 2023

LastPass’s August 2022 security breach continues to get worse. In a recent update, the company has confirmed hackers have access to customer vault data, building on news it shared in December. The revelation stems from an August 2022 cyber attack, which allowed bad actors to access the company’s source code. LastPass originally said customer data was safe. However, hackers were able to steal login credentials from a senior engineer through their home computer in December, gaining access to ...read more

Luminar unveils Iris Plus lidar sensor with 300-meter range

Feb 28, 2023

Lidar maker Luminar held an investor day event in Orlando, Florida, during which it unveiled a new version of its Iris sensor that will be included in production vehicles from Mercedes-Benz. The company also announced a series of ambitious expansion plans, including a new factory in Mexico, a semiconductor subsidiary, and the acquisition of a data hardware startup’s lidar division. Lidar, a key ingredient in autonomous driving, is a laser sensor that uses near-infrared light to detect the sha ...read more

President Joe Biden’s $39 billion semiconductor project is open for business

Feb 28, 2023

The Biden administration launched its massive effort to outcompete China in semiconductor manufacturing Tuesday, offering $39 billion in funding incentives for companies seeking to build manufacturing plants in the US. Authorized by the CHIPS and Science Act last year, the Commerce Department opened the application process Tuesday for companies jockeying for a share of the funding. This first round prioritizes applicants seeking to build domestic chip manufacturing facilities that can ensure t ...read more

Anker charging accessories are up to 31 percent off

Feb 28, 2023

Contact Us SyrupCast Contests Newsletter Rogers-Shaw SyrupArcade Feb 28, 2023 | 11:14 AM EST FromSoftware announces Elden Ring DLC, Shadow of the Erdtree Feb 27, 2023 | 8:02 PM EST Like a Dragon: Ishin! connected my love of Kyoto with a grand, emotional samurai story Feb 27, 2023 | 4:21 PM EST Pokémon reveals Scarlet and Violet DLC, new Netflix series, Go Plus+ and more Feb 27, 2023 | 4:18 PM EST How The Last of Us rebuilt abandoned ...read more

Meta’s VR battle royale is going free-to-play

Feb 28, 2023

Skip to main content / Population: One, which Meta acquired in 2021, will switch to a free game on March 9th. Population: One, Meta’s VR battle royale shooter it acquired in 2021, is becoming a free-to-play game, developers BigBox VR announced on Tuesday. The title currently starts at $30 on the Quest Store, but you’ll be able to play it for free starting March 9th. Population: One first launched in October 2020, and it’s proven to be a popular title, with a more t ...read more

15 apps to get more out of your iPhone

Feb 28, 2023

Hopefully, like me, you love your iPhone. But what makes our iPhone so beloved? The camera? The design? iOS? iMessage? Probably all of the above. But among the top reasons, I’d also say the apps. There are many Apple-built apps that I adore and use regularly. Reminders for its integration with Siri, Fitness for Apple Fitness+, Home for HomeKit control, and Wallet for completely replacing not only my physical wallet but also my keys. Excitingly, the iPhone has a vibrant platform of third-party ...read more

OPPO Launches its latest Find N2 Flip phone in the Australian market

Feb 28, 2023

OPPO has announced that it is launching its latest Find N2 Flip smartphone in the Australian market, with the device looking to take on the Samsung Galaxy Z flip and Moto Razr flip phones and marks the first OPPO branded flip phone being made available here. The OPPO Find N2 Flip smartphone combines the largest cover screen on any flip phone with all-day battery life and SUPERVOOC flash charging and looks to bring foldable devices out from the fringes to the mainstream. Speaking at the la ...read more

HMD Global announces 3 new Nokia devices

Feb 28, 2023

Nokia Logo HMD Global, the powerhouse brand behind Nokia devices, has announced and launched 3 new devices, the Nokia G22, Nokia C32 and Nokia C22, with the Nokia G22 is the first Nokia Smartphone to come with repairability at its core, including a global collaboration with iFixit. All devices are bringing Nokia’s usual design flare alongside improved imaging and durability, especially with the C Series. Speaking at the launch, Jean-Francois Baril, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of HMD ...read more

Podcasting? Radio? It’s all one big opportunity for iHeartMedia Digital CEO Conal Byrne

Feb 28, 2023

We taped this episode live at Hot Pod Summit. That’s our conference for the podcast industry. We have a whole newsletter for podcasters. It’s called Hot Pod, written by our very own Ariel Shapiro. Hot Pod Summit is where we bring that community of creators, trendsetters, and decision-makers together to explore the latest developments in podcasting, audiobooks, and more. It was a packed house and a great time. We ended the day by recording our first-ever live Decoder with Conal Byrne, CEO of ...read more

The Super Mario Bros. Movie is coming a little early

Feb 28, 2023

While The Super Mario Bros. Movie is still slated to debut at the beginning of April, it’s hitting theaters a bit sooner than we initially thought. Today, Universal announced, by way of The Super Mario Bros. Movie’s Twitter page, that the feature’s release date in the US (and 60 other markets including China, France, the UK, Italy, Germany, and Mexico) has been moved to Wednesday, April 5th, from Friday, April 7th. This latest change to the movie’s scheduled US premiere is nearly on ...read more