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Predators are using Fortnite to lure kids. Cops say parents need to worry

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First, parents worried about their children being approached by predators at grocery stores and on playgrounds. Then the threat moved online via shady profiles on social media. Now, authorities say, some phone apps have opened even more channels of communication between adult predators and minors — including some video games like Fortnite and Minecraft. Earlier this week, in announcing […]

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Business app Slack valued at £5.6bn after latest fundraising

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The four-year old startup challenger to Microsoft and Google raises $472m from investors in latest fundraising round. Slack has raised $472m in its latest funding round, valuing the popular business messaging app at more than $7.1bn (£5.6bn). The San Francisco-based company, which was valued at $5.1bn almost a year ago, has raised more than $1.26bn […]

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The looming deluge of connected dildos is a security nightmare

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Just because the teledildonics patent has expired, sex tech companies shouldn’t rush to bring connectivity to their products   By NICOLE KOBIE Wednesday 22 August 2018 Long-distance lovers, rejoice! And despair. The recent expiration of a teledildonics patent means more sex toys will be able to connect remotely. But don’t go rushing in – security standards […]