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The Digest: New details on Sony hack… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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FBI Director Comey reveals new details on the Sony hack | The Verge "Speaking at a cybersecurity conference in Manhattan, FBI director James Comey went into more detail about how the FBI determined North Korea was behind the recent digital attacks on Sony Pictures, which culminated in the partially canceled release of The…

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The Digest: Apple sued… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Apple sued over 'shrinking' gadget storage | BBC News "Apple is facing a lawsuit for not telling users about the amount of memory required by its flagship operating system. The legal complaint revolves around iOS 8 and the amount of memory it reserves for itself on iPods, iPhones and iPads. The complaint alleges…

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Peace in our time! New Parrot in-car system shows Apple CarPlay & Android Auto can peacefully co-exist

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Phew - there is hope for car "infotainment" systems yet! Parrot (which is perhaps better known for its consumer drones) has just announced the RNB6 - an in-car system that will work with both iPhones and Android devices. Check out the above video showing the new device - much like Pioneer's recent devices, it appears…

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The Digest: North Korea web blackout… and 3 other things people are talking about today

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Why did North Korea's internet go down? | BBC News "If the North Korean system was brought down, the obvious suspect is the United States. President Obama promised/threatened a response to the Sony intrusion 'in a place and time and manner that we choose'. It would be proportionate." Google's self-driving…

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The Digest: Apple ‘failing to protect workers’… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers' | BBC News "Poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories which make Apple products has been discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation. Filming on an iPhone 6 production line showed Apple's promises to protect workers were routinely broken. It found standards on workers' hours, ID…

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The Digest: Sony caves in to hackers… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Sony bosses cancel The Interview release | Hollywood.com "Sony Pictures executives have officially pulled plans to release Seth Rogen and James Franco's controversial new comedy The Interview after hackers threatened the safety of filmgoers." More on this story Whodunnit? The Mystery of the Sony Pictures Hack | BBC News North Korea behind Sony…

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