Google's News refresh, custom Snap geofilters in-appThe major tech headlines of the day include Google's News page refresh, Snapchat letting users create custom geofilters in-app and the GoldenEye ransomware attack.
This is CNET [UNKNOWN] stories that matter right now. Google has redesigned it's news front page opt in for a more clean cut and decarded presentation. The card style format let users manage the news sources they see on a much more granular level and also recommends stories if you're signed in. You can also submit topics to ensure you see news tailored to your interests. Snapchat is now letting it's users buy custom Snap filters directly on the app, as opposed to having to go to the company's website. Starting now, US Snap users can make on-demand geofilters for an given area, starting at $6.. The product will roll out to Canada, The UK and other areas starting soon. And finally, the Goldeneye Ransomware that begins spreading this week, has only just begun. Experts say, the leak of the NSA's hacking tool is likely to blame for the malware. What makes Goldeneye so dangerous is it's ability to spread across a network, affecting machines that didnt necessarily get duped in the first place. For more on the attack, head to CNET.com. You can also stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET tech today app from Apple or Google Play store.