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BlackBerry patent sale is no longer exclusive to original buyer

BlackBerry is no longer under an exclusivity agreement to sell its non-core patents to Catapult IP Innovations. The company attributed the retraction to Catapult’s laggard pace in raising the $600 million needed to complete the deal. The two had previously expected to close the deal by the end of the first quarter of its fiscal […]

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Unpatched DNS Vulnerability Affects Many IoT Products

Last week, Nozomi Networks released an advisory (tracked as CVE-2022-30295) detailing a vulnerability in the DNS component of uClibc library used in many IoT products. The vulnerability also extends to all versions of the uClibc-ng library—specifically forked to support the popular OpenWRT router operating system used in home networks and across various critical infrastructure sectors. […]

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Forrester Report Reveals the 5 Benefits IT Teams Really Need from API Security Tools

An Application Programming Interface (API) is a software intermediary that allows applications to communicate with one another. APIs provide routines, protocols, and tools for developers to facilitate and accelerate the creation of software applications. They enable applications to easily access and share data. APIs connect Web-based applications and other services or platforms, such as social […]

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Telus launches personal security beacons disguised as jewellery

Telus has launched a line of personal safety beacons disguised as charms. The SmartWear Security charms, created in partnership with InvisaWear, allow the wearer to discreetly contact emergency services by double-tapping a button. The charms, which are about the size of a Toonie, come in the form of necklaces, bracelets, keychains, or standalone charms. Prices […]

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LoRaWAN-enabled IoT being used to save Africa’s endangered wildlife from poachers

Volunteering Africa, a South African non-profit organization which works for the preservation of wildlife, has partnered with Abeeway and Actility to create a system which will let the group monitor rhinos’ locations in order to protect them against poachers. Around 9,800 rhinos have been slaughtered in the past decade by poachers looking to resell their […]

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