Apple’s China app store attacked, AA flights grounded and ad-blocking apps boom

This week’s featured cyber attack victim is Apple. The company’s iPhone and iPad users in China have been hit by a malicious program targeting the App Store.

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Ashley Madison CEO quits, Facebook hits 1bn users in a day and the Lizard Squad hack tool

Infidelity dating website Ashley Madison has been the target of data breaches in recent weeks, and given the unconventional service that the site provides, it is perhaps even more distressing for users whose personal data has been made public. The latest casualty of the hacking incident is the company’s CEO.

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Uber leak, Apple Music’s 11m trial users and Tesla’s security breach

Uber was recently labelled the world’s most valuable startup at $50 billion. However, recent leaked financial documents allegedly from Uber, have revealed that the firm is operating at a loss of several million dollars each quarter.

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Adultery website hacked, spam at 12-year low and Reddit cleans up

Many users of Ashley Madison, an online dating site for married couples looking to commit adultery, might wish for other reasons they had stayed off the ethically questionable dating service, as hackers known as “The Impact Team” claim to have stolen customer data.

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Reddit revolts, Samsung under fire over bloatware and Snapchat updated

Parts of the popular social media news site Reddit became inaccessible last week due to a protest over the firing of Victoria Taylor, a paid moderator for the site.

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E3 highlights, Amazon’s new delivery idea and Pepper the humanoid robot

The annual E3 event gave gaming fans a lot to look forward to this week. The L.A.-based event showcased some of the most hotly-anticipated games of the future, and included huge announcement from the behemoths of the gaming world.

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Costolo resigns as Twitter CEO, YouTube goes after gamers and Oculus partners with Microsoft

Tech giant Twitter is never one to avoid the headlines. This week is no exception, as the company’s CEO Dick Costolo made a surprise announcement that he would be stepping down.

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GoProne drone plan, Silk Road founder sentenced to life and Google conference

GoPro, already the world’s established leader in action cameras, is moving forward into two growing markets: drones and virtual reality.

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Facebook introduces Instant Articles, HoloLens to test stress and Minecraft reaches milestone

Facebook is taking another step towards taking over the internet, by introducing Instant Articles, where content creators can host stories directly on the social media site.

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Amazon drone plans, Ericsson sues Apple and Oculus Rift launch schedule

Amazon’s anticipated drone delivery service, once slated as just a pipe dream, appears to be a step closer to fruition with the U.S. Patent Office releasing a report detailing how the drone system might look.

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