LinkedIn says its extra intense clipboard snooping in iOS is a bug

LinkedIn’s iOS app has taken the ongoing issue of snooping at users’ clipboards to whole, new level. The company has already said it’s a mistake that will be fixed. The issue of iOS apps monitoring copy-paste data has been a subject of concern since March, when a pair of software developers published their research. Tommy Mysk and Talal Haj Bakry discovered that a large number of existing apps (at the time) checked out users’ clipboard data every time those apps were opened. This is alarming when you really sit down and think…

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Lazio rely on luck and Luis Alberto’s sorcery to keep title hopes alive

t’s alive!” The front page of Sunday’s Corriere dello Sport shrieked out like Doctor Frankenstein at the awakening of his creature. As late as 10pm the previous evening it had seemed one of the most compelling Serie A title races in years was coming to a premature end. And then, with a jolt, it wasn’t. The newspaper gave credit to a Spanish sorcerer. Luis Alberto – Il Mago, as they know him in Rome – had scored the winning goal as Lazio came from behind to beat Fiorentina, dragging his team back to within…

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Why Phil Foden won’t be constrained by usual shackles on England players

There’s a game you can play that involves listing the most random internet voice to have brought you a disproportionately grave piece of world news. This is something that happens more and more at a time when just having internet access means everyone, everywhere is suddenly a source of breaking news. And so we get to hear about the abdication of the Queen via a retweet from the bass player in Shed Seven, or discover Europe is about to be consumed by a tsunami through a trending online spat between…

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Five iPhone security settings you should check today

One of the winning features about iOS is that, even out of the box and without any tweaks, it’s a really secure platform. There’s rarely a shady app that makes it into the App Store, and Apple has struck the perfect balance between too much an too little security. Must read: I wish I’d found this iPhone accessory years ago 1: Make sure you have a strong passcode Don’t be that person who’s relying on 000000 or 123456 to protect their information. You are better than that. Much better. Go…

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Messi’s exit imminent?

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has called off negotiations over renewing his contract with the club and is ready to leave the Catalans when his current deal expires in 2021, according to a report by Spanish radio station Cadena Ser on Friday. The report said Messi and his father had begun discussing renewing his last deal with the club but that he no longer wishes to stay at the Camp Nou. The report added that Messi is angry about leaked reports that appeared to make him responsible for events at the…

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Amazon reportedly pushes back Prime Day again

Amazon’s Prime Day sale is reportedly being pushed back again as coronavirus cases spike in the U.S. The massive sale will now be held in early October, according to Business Insider. Amazon is pushing back the sales event — which normally falls in July — due to concerns about the coronavirus interfering with the company’s supply chain, according to emails obtained by Business Insider. “Every year, Prime Day is a huge hit with customers, who enjoy some of the best deals of the year,” the email to sellers reportedly states….

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Dear Sushant Singh Rajput, you mattered!

There is so much that I have been feeling since the moment I heard about your tragic demise. It’s strange that despite myriad thoughts crossing my mind all at once, I feel short of words. Sushant, you were a gem, a genius whose potential laid far beyond your on-screen presence. Your acting was just the tip of the iceberg of what you truly represented. There was something about you that made you so humane despite your venture with this so-called Film industry. I often wonder, how can a creative workspace…

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Tesla is taking reservations for its Cybertruck in China

Tesla has opened up reservations for its all-electric Cybertruck to customers in China, a move that will test the market’s appetite for a massive, futuristic truck. The reservations page on Tesla’s China website was first posted in Reddit channel r/teslamotors by user u/aaronhry. Electrek also reported on the Reddit post. The Cybertruck, which was unveiled in November at the Tesla Design Center in Hawthorne, Calif., isn’t expected to go into production until late 2022. But that hasn’t stopped thousands of U.S. consumers to plunk down a $100 refundable deposit for…

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