The FBI Can Unlock Florida Terrorist's iPhones Without Apple
The FBI is pressing Apple to help it break into a terrorist's iPhones, but the government can hack into the devices without the technology giant, according to experts in cybersecurity and digital forensics. From a report: Investigators can exploit a range of security vulnerabilities -- available directly or through providers such as Cellebrite and Grayshift -- to break into the phones, the security experts said. Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, the perpetrator of a Dec. 6 terrorist attack at a Navy...
$1tn is just the start: why tech giants could double their market valuations
As Alphabet becomes the latest firm to achieve a 13-figure market cap, analysts still forecast years of growth ahead Alphabet, the tech giant formerly known as Google, on Thursday night became the fourth company in history to reach a trillion-dollar (£776bn) valuation . In less than 24 hours, some analysts were predicting that the company, founded in a messy Silicon Valley garage 21 years ago, ...
Introducing JetBrains Mono, 'A Typeface for Developers'
Long-time Slashdot reader destinyland writes: JetBrains (which makes IDEs and other tools for developers and project managers) just open sourced a new "typeface for developers." JetBrains Mono offers taller lowercase letters while keeping all letters "simple and free from unnecessary details... The easier the forms, the faster the eye perceives them and the less effort the brain needs to process them." There's a dot inside zeroes (but not in O's), and distinguishing marks have also been added...
Red Hat and IBM Jointly File Another Amicus Brief In Google v. Oracle, Arguing APIs Are Not Copyrightable
Frostbite Tech: Good Winter Tires Work Best With Smaller Wheels
Mazda MX-5 - Mazda Ice Academy February 2016 Crested Butte Colorado For the best, safest ride in winter, do two things: 1) Get winter tires. 2) Lose the huge alloy wheels. The post Frostbite Tech: Good Winter Tires Work Best With Smaller Wheels appeared first on ExtremeTech .
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It's Friday, the weekend has landed... and Microsoft warns of an Internet Explorer zero day exploited in the wild
You're not Boeing to believe this: Yet another show-stopping software bug found in ill-fated 737 Max airplanes
Europe mulls five year ban on facial recognition in public... with loopholes for security and research
Time to burst out graphing: Get the Windows Insider experience... by taping a calculator to your monitor
WebAssembly: Key to a high-performance web, or ideal for malware? Reg speaks to co-designer Andreas Rossberg
Exclusive: EU industry chief to dismiss fears strict security rules could delay 5G
European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton is set to dismiss claims that relying on European companies to build a 5G network would delay its rollout, weighing in on an increasingly tense debate in Germany over the risk posed by China's Huawei.
The Policing of the American Porch
Ring offers a front-door view of a country where millions of Amazon customers use Amazon cameras to watch Amazon contractors deliver Amazon packages.
How to back up Kubernetes and Docker
Yes, your container infrastructure needs some type of backup . Kubernetes and Docker will not magically build themselves after a disaster. As discussed in a separate article , you don’t need to back up the running state of each container, but you will need to back up the configuration used to run and manage your containers. Here’s a quick reminder of what you’ll need to back up. Configuration a...
10 Things You Need To Know About New McAfee CEO Peter Leav
From growing channels to forging alliances with IBM and Microsoft, here’s a look at 10 of the most notable moments from Peter Leav’s previous CEO and leadership stints.
The new features in Java 14
Java Development Kit (JDK) 14 has moved to a second rampdown phase, with the overall feature set now frozen. The planned upgrade to standard Java will feature new capabilities such as JDK Flight Recorder event streaming, pattern matching, and switch expressions. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story)
BrandPost: Considering Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Mission-Critical Workloads? Read This First.
Apple’s critically acclaimed anthology series “Little America” now streaming
The first eight episodes of “Little America” will debut in its entirety, and has earned a critics’ score of 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
Watch SpaceX launch its Crew Dragon astronaut spacecraft for a key safety test
SpaceX is looking to launch its Crew Dragon spacecraft using a Falcon 9 rocket today, in a crucial test of the human-rated spacecraft’s In-Flight Abort (IFA) system. This safety feature will separate the Crew Dragon from the Falcon 9 rocket early, propelling the spacecraft (and any astronauts who would be on board, during a real […]
All Things Smashing: Monthly Update
We can’t repeat enough how wonderful the web performance community is! There are good folks who help make the web faster, and their efforts matter indeed. With the new year sinking in and everyone’s resolutions still being put to the test, personal goals such as reproducing bugs and fixing issues suddenly become something we all have in common: improving the web for everyone involved. As variou...
PlayStation Games Under $20 sale is live until February 5
Late last week, Sony kicked off its ‘Games Under $20’ sale offering a large number of PlayStation 4 games for less than twenty bucks. The sale will be live for two weeks, meaning you have until early February to get your favorite title before its price goes back to normal. Though there are some unknown games in the sale, Sony … Continue reading
When Pinterest users started searching for vaccines, CEO Ben Silbermann pulled all medical information from the platform
Twitter, Microsoft, LinkedIn, and other companies are calling for an end to Trump’s rule to keep out low-income immigrants
Bloomberg plans to make a secret pitch to Silicon Valley billionaires, showing he’s not afraid to schmooze Big Tech
Microsoft didn't win the PC turf war. Sony never showed up.
This week, Kotaku reported that PlayStation 4 exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn may come to the PC in the near future. And let me first say, it’s interesting this became big news because when Quantic Dream announced that Detroit: Become Human was coming to PC last year —another Sony-published game—it didn’t inspire nearly the same levels of pontificating about Sony’s intentions for the PC. Of course...
What to Stream on Hulu This Weekend
'The Skeleton Twins' (Photo Credit: Roadside Attractions) Hulu has a lot to offer, however, deciding what to watch on the platform isn’t always easy. If you need help putting together your binge-watching lineup, you’ve come to the right place: We’ve […] The post What to Stream on Hulu This Weekend appeared first on Geek.com .
Highlights of the day: TSMC expects strong growth in 2020
Intel CPU shortages are expected to persist through 2020, with the entry-level segment bearing the brunt. Chromebook vendors are expected to adopt more AMD processors for their devices. In the semiconductor sector, TSMC expects the global foundry sector to see strong growth in 2020, with the Taiwan-based firm showing even stronger growth than the average. And in response to reported pressure fr...
The Right Chemistry: Champion of oregano oil also a conspiracy theorist
Just when I was ready to write Cass Ingram off as one of the horde of health cranks polluting legitimate science, I came across another video.
Your $14 salad's not as eco-friendly as advertised — but Sweetgreen's trying
Sweetgreen has long said nothing from its stores goes to landfill. On closer inspection, that's more aspiration than guarantee.