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May I have a word about… Pegasus spyware | Jonathan Bouquet

Is the powerful virus that infected WhatsApp a flying horse or a Trojan horse? Don’t ask the woman who developed it

The unsavoury revelations about the hacking of WhatsApp by software developed by Israeli company, NSO Group, raised some interesting imagery. NSO has developed a powerful smartphone virus called Pegasus, described by NSO co-founder Shalev Hulio as the company’s Trojan horse that could be sent “flying through the air” to infiltrate devices.

Right, let’s get this straight. Pegasus was the son of mortal Medusa and Poseidon, god of the sea. Pegasus and his brother Chrysaor were born from the blood of their beheaded mother, who was tricked and killed by Perseus. Pegasus was represented as a kind-hearted, gentle creature, somewhat naive but always eager to help.

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SoftBank Leads Funding Round for Berlin Travel Startup GetYourGuide by REUTERS


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Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials.

Published: May 15, 2019 at 07:00PM

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SoftBank Leads Funding Round for Berlin Travel Startup GetYourGuide by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials.

Published: May 15, 2019 at 07:00PM

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El ‘pliegue’ de móviles flexibles y la duda razonable, ¿es este el gran reto del futuro de la industria?

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Yes, Quora Still Exists, And It’s Now Worth $2 Billion


Yes, Quora Still Exists, And It’s Now Worth $2 Billion
You wouldn’t be blamed if you had forgotten about Quora, the question-and-answer machine that comes up immediately when Googling for, say, why rich people are so frugal or whether it’s okay to let your cat live outside if you don’t value it. But Silicon Valley now considers Quora — something of a relic of a quainter era on the internet — a $2 billion company, Recode has learned.

May 18, 2019 at 02:45PM
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Los consejos de Google para que pases menos tiempo con tu smartphone

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How Did They Make Those Quirky Folding Screens Anyway?


How Did They Make Those Quirky Folding Screens Anyway?
Engadget explains secret sauce behind Samsung’s OLED screens.

May 18, 2019 at 12:54PM
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