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Google keeps history of voice search records

Google could have a record of everything you have said around it for years, and you can listen to it yourself.

The company quietly records many of the conversations that people have around its products.

The feature works as a way of letting people search with their voice, and storing those recordings presumably lets Google improve its language recognition tools as well as the results that it gives to people.

But it also comes with an easy way of listening to and deleting all of the information that it collects. That’s done through a special page that brings together the information that Google has on you.

It’s found by heading to Google’s history page and looking at the long list of recordings. The company has a specific audio page and another for activity on the web, which will show you everywhere Google has a record of you being on the internet.

CloudPets teddy bears’ database exposed

CloudPets (a brand owned by Spiral Toys)data has leaked exposing kids’ recordings.

The data that was stored in a MongoDB was publicly facing network segment without any authentication required and had been indexed by Shodan (a popular search engine for finding connected things).

Unfortunately, things only went downhill from there. People found the exposed database online.

CloudPets had left their database exposed publicly to the web without so much as a password to protect it.

How a typo took down Amazon’s S3

Earlier this week, much of the internet ground to a halt when the servers that power them suddenly vanished. The servers were part of S3, Amazon’s popular web hosting service, and when they went down they took several big services with them. Quora, Trello, and IFTTT were among the sites affected by the disruption. The servers came back online more than four hours later.

In a note posted to customers, Amazon revealed the cause of the problem: a typo. On Tuesday morning, members of the S3 team were debugging the billing system. As part of that, the team needed to take a small number of servers offline. “Unfortunately, one of the inputs to the command was entered incorrectly and a larger set of servers was removed than intended,” Amazon said. “The servers that were inadvertently removed supported two other S3 subsystems.”

The subsystems were important. One of them “manages the metadata and location information of all S3 objects in the region,” Amazon said. Without it, services that depend on it couldn’t perform basic data retrieval and storage tasks.

After accidentally taking the servers offline, the various systems had to do “a full restart,” which apparently takes longer than it does on your laptop. While S3 was down, a variety of other Amazon web services stopped functioning, including Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), which is also popular with internet companies that need to rapidly expand their storage.

Amazon said S3 was designed to be able to handle losing a few servers. What it had more trouble handling was the massive restart. “S3 has experienced massive growth over the last several years and the process of restarting these services and running the necessary safety checks to validate the integrity of the metadata took longer than expected,” the company said.

As a result, Amazon said it is making changes to S3 to enable its systems to recover more quickly. It’s also declaring war on typos. In the future, the company said, engineers will no longer be able to remove capacity from S3 if it would take subsystems below a certain threshold of server capacity.

It’s also making a change to the AWS Service Health Dashboard. During the outage, the dashboard embarrassingly showed all services running green, because the dashboard itself was dependent on S3. The next time S3 goes down, the dashboard should function properly, the company said.

“We want to apologize for the impact this event caused for our customers,” the company said. “We will do everything we can to learn from this event and use it to improve our availability even further.”

Major cyberattack knocks Twitter, Paypal, Spotify offline on 21-10-2016

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Cyberattacks targeting a little known internet infrastructure company, Dyn, disrupted access to dozens of websites on Friday, preventing some users from accessing PayPal, Twitter and Spotify.

Dyn, whose customers include some of the world’s most widely visited websites, said it did not know who was responsible for the outages that began in the Eastern United States, then spread to other parts of the country and overseas.

The outages were intermittent, making it difficult to identify all the victims. But technology news site Gizmodo named some five dozen sites that were affected by the attack. They included CNN, HBO Now, Mashable, the New York Times, People.com, the Wall Street Journal and Yelp.

Dyn said attacks were coming from tens of millions of internet-connected devices — such as webcams, printers and thermostats — infected with malicious software that turns them into “bots” that can be used in massive denial-of-service attacks.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week issued a warning about this powerful new approach, noting it was concerned about the potential for new incidents after code for malware used in these crimes was published on the internet.

Dyn said late on Friday that it was fighting the third major wave of cyberattacks launched from locations spread across the globe, making them harder to fight.

“The complexity of the attacks is what’s making it very challenging for us,” said Dyn’s chief strategy officer, Kyle York.

Sony pictures hacked

Sony Pictures Entertainment was hacked and five films leaked online by a group calling itself “Guardian of Peace” who claim “equality”.

The movies that have leaked online include Fury, Annie, Still Alice, Mr. Turner and To Write Love on Her Arms.

Sensitive internal data from internal Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) file servers have already been leaked too.

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'Ugly' mistake sends Google data to China
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First 5G cities in UK named by EE
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Hitman 2: Sean Bean on being killed in video game
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Xiaomi criticised for UK smartphone £1 flash sale
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Esports Awards: Ninja 'blessed' to pick up two awards
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Car crash data thief 'unlucky' to be jailed
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Steam bug allowed unlimited free downloads
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Britain's worst and best online retailers named by Which?
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Amazon asked to share Echo data in US murder case
A US judge asks Amazon to hand over audio recordings from an Echo device in a house where two women died.
US overtakes China in top supercomputer list
A new list of the world's most powerful machines puts the US in the top two spots.
Apple iPhone sales fears rock Wall Street
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What is fake news and how can you identify it?
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Chelsea Pensioners' verdict on WW1 VR experience
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Russia suspected of jamming GPS signal in Finland
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Alibaba Singles Day sales frenzy surpasses records
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Meeting Kosovo's clickbait merchants
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Chinese headmaster fired over secret coin mining at school
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Robot backpack: How this Fusion bot aids collaboration
The Fusion bot shares and teaches skills by transferring body motions from one person to another.
Video game recreates horrors of World War One
Actor Elijah Wood voices a main character in the first video game made by Aardman Animations.
Are hydrogen trains the future of UK travel?
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Mitsubishi windows shine 'alarmingly realistic' fake sunlight
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Enigma codebreaker 'taking secrets to grave'
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'How Instagram became my support system'
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Could these balls help reduce plastic pollution?
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How the humble lamp-post could help power our cities
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How can we stop being cyber idiots?
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Should Fortnite credit dances used in the game?
Epic Games has been criticised for not crediting the originators of dance moves depicted in Fortnite.
How US employers silence sex accusers
Many employees are legally barred from suing their employers, as the Google case illustrates.
Why robots will build the cities of the future
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What should I do with my broken kettle?
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Can artificial intelligence predict the future of fashion?
Using artificial intelligence to spot future fashion trends could also help reduce clothing waste.
Could these bots one day swarm in to rescue you?
The DelFly is a flying robot inspired by how insects achieve flight.
Robot delivers the post and other technology news
BBC Click’s Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
The robot arm made for gentle undersea exploration
A soft robotic arm which will allow underwater sea life to be studied in greater detail is created.
Online security and privacy: What an email address reveals
A think tank researcher explains how political campaigners can use information gleaned from an online search.
'Tinkering' children make robots, planes and catapults
Primary pupils in Manchester take on design projects to boost creativity and problem solving skills.
Parents 'need to put their phones in a box', MPs told
MPs are told that parents should act as role models for children by putting their phones down.
How President Trump took 'fake news' into the mainstream
What began as a way to describe misinformation was quickly diverted into a propaganda tool. The BBC's Dave Lee examines how "fake news" went mainstream.
The digital epidemic killing Indians
India has seen a rise in public lynchings caused by social media messages spreading fake news.
What do tampons and WWI have in common?
Tampons, drones and more surprising innovations from World War One that changed the world.

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WeWork is getting $3 billion more from Softbank
WeWork, the New York-based coworking giant, is getting another major investment from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank.
Don't panic about iPhone sales just yet
Setback for Walmart: Flipkart CEO resigns after misconduct investigation
The head of Walmart-owned Indian online retailer Flipkart has stepped down following an investigation into allegations of "serious personal misconduct."
I live in Long Island City. Here's what Amazon needs to know
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Amazon picks New York and Northern Virginia for second headquarters
After a year-long search, Amazon has chosen New York City's Long Island City neighborhood and Arlington, Virginia to split duty as its second headquarters.
Report: Amazon picks New York and Northern Virginia for HQ2
Amazon has picked New York's Long Island City and Arlington County's Crystal City neighborhoods, The Wall Street Journal reported late Monday.
Google CFO: We can make a car drive itself. Why can't we sort out sexual harassment?
Google CFO Ruth Porat spoke at a conference Monday about the tech industry's efforts to deal with sexual harassment: "Why can't we solve this? We should do better."
Uber says it's one step closer to delivering data on sexual assaults
Uber released a report that outlines how it categorizes sexual misconduct, sexual assault and rape claims involving its drivers and passengers.
This app puts a personal trainer in your ear
Audio-only workout app Aaptiv is expanding globally.
Smartphone prices in India are rising. Blame the weak rupee
The biggest seller of smartphones in India says it is having to hike prices because of the slump in the value of the country's currency.
SoftBank wants to raise $21 billion in one of the world's biggest IPOs
SoftBank is getting ready for a blockbuster IPO of its Japanese mobile business. It's set to be the biggest since Alibaba went public four years ago.
Alibaba Singles Day sales top $30 billion
Alibaba smashed its record for the online retail blitz known as Singles Day.
Amazon HQ2 jolts NY, DC real estate
It wouldn't happen for months, if not years. But Amazon's eventual arrival in Northern Virginia and Queens has already sent shockwaves through two surrounding real estate markets.
What Amazon and Apple's deal means for third-party sellers
Amazon and Apple have stuck and agreement that lets Amazon list the newest Apple products when they come out, like the iPhone XS and XR. In exchange, Amazon will remove any non-authorized third-party sellers selling Apple products from the platform.
Amazon HQ2: Progressive backlash is growing. Here's why
Groups are organizing around the possible arrival of new Amazon headquarters in Long Island City and Arlington.
Facebook will no longer force employees to resolve sexual harassment claims in arbitration
Facebook said Friday that it will no longer require employees to resolve sexual harassment claims in arbitration.
US banks prepare for Iranian cyberattacks as retaliation for sanctions
The United States has reimposed economic sanctions on Iran. American banks are preparing for potential retaliatory cyberattacks.
This quirky experiment highlights AI's biggest challenges
Janelle Shane's blog is a reminder how humans are still a key part of the AI training process. It highlights the limitations and potential biases that come along with that.

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Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant duke it out at CES 2018

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The weirdest tech of CES 2018

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Sennheiser co-CEO: Why we're betting on AR and VR with 3-D audio

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Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in an unnamed city

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Intel wants this drone to fly you around

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Nvidia went all out for PC gaming at CES 2018

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What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018

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Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur

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Pogue's Basics: Access YouTube's free music and sound effects

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The most important iPhone features ever

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Meet Uber's pick for its next CEO

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