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Tech Bytes: Major Cyber Attack Predicted, Risks of Paycheck Selfies

In today's tech bytes, a stark warning for anyone who puts their personal information online. A survey of 1,600 tech experts found that most believe a major cyber attack will occur within the next decade. And a warning from the Feds to new workers - don't post your first paycheck online. 

  • Tech Bytes: Apple Pay Troubles, Selfies for Infants

    In today's tech bytes, trouble for the just-launched "Apply Pay." Rite Aid and CVS customers have taken to social media, complaining that the new iPhone payment service was no longer being accepted. And are you ever too young to send out your first selfie? Researcher Laura Cornet has developed a line of connected toys which allow infants to snap photos  and then post them to social media without their parents help.

  • Tech Bytes: Facebook Anonymous App, "Photo Math" Homework Help

    Facebook has launched a new app for those who want to remain anonymous. "Rooms" allows users to post comments on discussion boards without using their real names. There's a new app for students who need help with their matt homework. "Photo Math" uses a smartphone camera to read and solve a variety of mathematical equations.

  • Tech Bytes: Google "Inbox," Verizon Tops Wireless Carriers

    Google launches a new e-mail service aimed at helping you get organized. "Inbox" displays all of the users messages, as well as information like appointments and package deliveries. Verizon has retained its spot as America's number one wireless carrier. The company has added over 1.5 million contract customers, boosting sales of smartphones and tablets by 4.3 percent.

  • Tech Bytes: Apple Taking iPad Orders, Hoverboard Kickstarter Campaign

    Apple has begun taking orders for the new iPad Air 2. It features a 9.7 inch retina display, and is 18 percent thinner than its predecessor. And a California company has launched a Kickstarter Campaign for a hoverboard, reminiscent of the one featured in "Back to the Future 2."

  • Tech Bytes: Millions of Financial Records Hacked, Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter

    In today's tech bytes, staggering numbers about hacking. Federal officials say more than 500 million financial records have been stolen in the past year. Meanwhile, Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter - with a purpose.

  • Tech Bytes: Apple Pay Launch, Audi Driveless Car

    Some say today could be the beginning of the end for credit cards. "Apple Pay" launches today. The mobile payment service is available at 22,000 stores, including McDonald's and Macy's. After successfully testing its driveless car, Audi says its RS-7 performance car hit 140 miles an hour on a German track this weekend, controlled by computers.

  • Tech Bytes: Apple Mobile Payment, New iMac

    Apple's new mobile payment system will officially launch on Monday. "Apple Pay" allows users to make purchases at select retailers using their device's touch ID sensor. For Mac fans, Apple has unveiled its latest desktop computer. 

  • Tech Bytes: Accidental Apple Reveal, New Samsung Phablet

    A user guide posted online yesterday seemed to show new versions of both the iPad Air and iPad Mini, which are expected to be unveiled today. Samsung's new phablet goes on sale this week. The Galaxy Note 4 has a 5.7 inch screen and a 16 megapixel rear camera.

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