AppleCare+ subscribers will now be able to get a replacement for their iOS device's battery when its charge retention drops to 80 percent.

After sales service is a serious business and many companies have been offering free replacements for components as part of promotions in recent times. Apple has also been replacing certain components for AppleCare+ subscribers even after the standard warranty period of the devices expires.

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LastPass officials warned Monday that attackers have compromised servers that run the company's password management service and made off with cryptographically protected passwords and other sensitive user data. It was the second breach notification regarding the service in the past four years.

No, cryptographically scrambled passwords are not hard to decode.

In all, the unknown attackers obtained hashed user passwords, cryptographic salts, password reminders, and e-mail addresses, LastPass CEO Joe Siegrist wrote in a blog post.

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Facebook undeniably is that one website on the Internet where everyone gets connected; friends, family, enemies, ex-lovers, or even strangers can cross their paths on the famous social networking website. And over time, the website has grown, introducing Messenger, an "On This Day" throwback feature, and even a 'legacy contact' that gives someone control of your Facebook account after you die.

But apparently, these improvements are nowhere near to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's dreams and plans about the said social networking website.

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The United States Navy is seemingly looking to buy exploits and vulnerabilities, be they zero-day or otherwise, found in popular consumer software made by Microsoft, Adobe, Google, Apple and others.

It’s no secret that security researchers and cyber criminals often buy and sell exploits online. Researchers usually sell their findings back to companies in bug-bounty programs, while criminals usually sell their knowledge to other criminals who can then exploit the unpatched vulnerability.

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After embarrassing itself publicly by putting its users at risk, Samsung has finally decided to try and address the Windows Update issue, by releasing a patch that re-enable default Windows behavior.

Samsung found itself in hot water this week when it was discovered that its own software acted more like malware than bloatware. That’s because the company’s own SWUpdate - software that updates Samsung machines with drivers and programs - disabled Windows Update, essentially leaving users less secure.

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In its E3 keynote today, Microsoft has announced that it is introducing backward compatibility on the Xbox One, making it possible to play Xbox 360 games on its latest console.

The company said that this new feature allows players to enjoy their games on the Xbox One just as they would on the Xbox 360, but even better - with added support for Xbox One-only features such as screenshots, game streaming and GameDVR.

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Facebook Messenger has slowly been expanding and has become quite a robust tool for communication for personal and business use. With competition from the likes of Skype and WhatsApp, it was only a matter of time that Facebook would open up its popular messenger service to a wider user base. Today, Facebook announced that it will allow users access to Facebook Messenger service without a Facebook account.

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The Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles is well known to residents of the city, but it's world-famous for hosting the prestigious Emmy, People's Choice, ESPY, and MTV Movie awards (among others) each year. When Microsoft acquired Nokia's devices and services business last year, it also inherited the Finnish company's naming rights for the venue, as part of an existing deal that ends in July 2018.

But now, the Nokia Theatre is no more.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a statement this last week stating its intentions to fine AT&T Mobility -- the 2nd largest mobile carrier in the United States. The fine is the result of an FCC investigation that found evidence that AT&T misled customers and enforced severe speed throttling to customers who fell in a certain data usage bracket.

The story started back in 2007 when AT&T began offering unlimited data plans that it eventually discontinued. Four years after this in 2011, AT&T began throttling the service of people who remained grandfathered on these unlimited plans.

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Chinese hackers have been behind several high-profile cyber attacks in recent history, and the most recent attack is no different.

Reports arose Thursday that the Office of Personnel Management -- the U.S. agency responsible for overseeing and managing employees of the federal government from all branches -- was the target of a massive, large-scale attack which may have compromised the data of up to 4 million federal employees, according to government estimates provided to the Associated Press.

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