New Yahoo hack hits 1B accounts, Amazon Echo heads to VegasIn today's big tech news, there's been a new record-breaking hack at Yahoo, Amazon's Echo is being installed in some Las Vegas hotel rooms and 150 of the world's filmmakers and journalists release an open letter requesting encryption for their work and...
This is Cnet and here are the story that matter right now. This is not been Yahoo's year. The once internet giant has just disclosing another massive record breaking hack. In fact this time affecting over 1 billion accounts. The breach took place back in August of 2013 The stolen data includes email addresses, phone numbers, dates of births and passwords. of course the question is once again how this affects Verizone purchase of the company which still remains to be seen.Amazon's Echo digital systems will soon be installed in all of the roughly 4700 rooms at the Wynn in Las Vegas. The devices will allow guests to control some basic room operations, like temperature adjustment, and turning the lights on and off. The echoes will be fully installed by next summer. In an open letter to the world's major camera makers, more than 150 filmmakers and journalists Have requested new encryption provisions to be introduced to video and recording technology in order to protect their work from authoritarian governments who might wish to seize such content. You can see the full letter and those who signed it over at Cnet.com. You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the Cnet tech today app in the Apple app store.