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Recent articles by Robert:

Google Agrees to Buy HTC Phone Unit for $1.1 Billion

Google signed a $1.1 billion agreement to buy the HTC hardware unit that makes Google's Pixel Android phone. → Read More

SEC Discloses Breach That May Have Enabled Insider Trading

SEC discloses a data breach of its EDGAR corporate financial filing system that may have allowed hackers to trade on inside information. → Read More

Equifax Has Been Pointing People to a Knockoff Phishing Site

Following a data breach, Equifax has been sending people to a fake phishing website for credit monitoring. → Read More

Microsoft Is Adding a Potent Security Feature to Windows 10

Microsoft is adding automatic security breach recovery into Windows 10 for business customers based on tech from Hexadite. → Read More

First They Made OkCupid and SparkNotes. Now They’re Taking on Slack

Chris Coyne and Max Krohn, founders of OkCupid and SparkNotes, have debuted an encrypted Keybase chat app to compete with Slack. → Read More

Exclusive: Makers of Live Streaming App YouNow Plan ICO on Ethereum

YouNow, maker of a video chat app, is planning to host an token sale or ICO on the Ethereum blockchain for a cryptocurrency called Props. → Read More

Massive Android Malware Outbreak Invades Google Play Store

Android malware outbreak infects millions who downloaded malicious apps on Google Play Store, perhaps boosted by Facebook's Instagram. → Read More

Apple iPhone Creator Backs Alibaba Fraud Fighter

Tony Fadell's first cybersecurity investment uses Wall Street tools to secure online payments. → Read More

Apple iPhone X: Face ID Hack Questionable With Twins

Apple iPhone X uses Face ID, biometric tech that unlocks phones by authenticating faces, but evil twins may be able to hack the security. → Read More

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X’s 3D Cameras Look Like Game Changers

Apple’s new iPhones—iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X—come with a 3D camera and AR, which could change the game for technology makers. → Read More

See Inside Apple’s Gleaming, New Spaceship Amphitheater

The space is named in honor of late CEO Steve Jobs. → Read More

Hackers Can Take Over Billions of Android and Linux Devices via Bluetooth

Hackers can wirelessly take over billions of Google Android, Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Apple iOS devices vulnerable to Bluetooth hacks. → Read More

Equifax Hacks, Hurricane Irma Scams, Power Grid Blackouts

This is your Cyber Saturday edition of Fortune's tech newsletter for September 9, 2017. → Read More

Why One of the World’s Biggest E-Waste Recyclers Is Banking on Cybersecurity

E-waste isn’t just an environmental menace. ERI, one of the world’s biggest electronic waste recyclers, is banking on cybersecurity. → Read More

Cryptocurrencies Are Utterly Trouncing Traditional Assets Like Gold and Real Estate

Digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum returned a staggering 445% this year. → Read More

Hackers Have Penetrated Energy Grid, Symantec Warns

Hackers stole login credentials and passwords for U.S. and foreign power grid operators, allowing them to wage destructive cyberattacks. → Read More

Maersk and Microsoft Tested a Blockchain for Shipping Insurance

Maersk, Microsoft, Ernst & Young, and others teamed up on a 20-week blockchain trial for marine shipping insurance. → Read More

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says He Is ‘Deeply Dismayed’ By Trump’s DACA Decision

Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a memo to employees about President Donald Trump's decision to end DACA, aka Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. → Read More

7 Reasons Why China Banned ICOs

Chinese financial regulators outlawed ICOs or initial coin offerings (aka token sales) with a ban this weekend. Here are 7 reasons why. → Read More

ForgeRock Raises $88 Million Ahead of Planned IPO

ForgeRock, a cyber security firm that handles identity management, raises $88 million from Accel and KKR as it prepares for a 2019 IPO. → Read More