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Security blog reports that First American left hundreds of millions of records exposed

First American Financial, one of the country’s largest title companies, left millions of customers’ records exposed on a web site. (Larry Downing/Reuters) Renae Merle Reporter covering white-collar crime and Wall Street May 24 at 6:34 PM A leading mortgage settlement and title insurance company, First American Financial Corporation, left hundreds of millions of customer records […]

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McCain’s a ‘geezer’ and Ryan’s an ‘absolute nobody’: Russia’s playbook for sounding American in Facebook propaganda

(Jon Elswick/AP) Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition October 19 at 7:09 PM The late senator John McCain was “an old geezer.” House Speaker Paul D. Ryan is “a complete and absolute nobody.” And the investigation into possible collusion between President Trump’s campaign […]

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Amazon prepares to launch Echo and Alexa in Mexico, its first localized Latin American country

Amazon has announced that Alexa will soon speak Mexican Spanish as the company prepares to localize its smart virtual assistant for its first Latin American market. As of today, the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK)  — a set of self-service APIs and tools for adding skills to Alexa — is available for developers to begin building voice-enabled features […]