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Massive Hack Attack on Educational Toy Company Exposes Parents, Kids

Officials of several U.S. states on Monday have opened investigations into a massive data breach that occurred last month at VTech. The award-winning Hong Kong-based maker of electronic learning toys for kids on Friday announced that its Learning Lodge database was breached in a hack attack on Nov. 14. Learning Lodge offers apps, learning games, e-books, and other educational content.

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New Samsung patent shows off a phone that unfolds into a tablet (with bonus Apple cameo)

The US Patent and Trademark Office has just published an application from Samsung (via 9to5Mac) that attempts to patent a foldable electronic device. It’s likely that one of the examples depicted in the application represents the company’s upcoming foldable smartphone, dubbed Project Valley. First revealed by SamMobile, the so-called Project V (thus named to reflect the shape […]

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