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Networking, Software, Tech

Mozilla: Firefox 70 brings you these new security indicators

October 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Firefox 70 is introducing new padlock icon security and identity indicators in the browser that will give less visual prominence to Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates and draw more attention to sites delivered via the insecure HTTP protocol. Mozilla and […]


Hardware, Mobility, Software, Tech

Here’s everything Google just announced at the Made By Google 2019 event

October 15, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Google held its annual “Made By Google” hardware event this morning in New York City, where they launched all sorts of new gear back to back to back. Didn’t have time to watch the whole stream, but still want to […]


Software, Tech

Crypto Investment Up 300% in Third Quarter, Grayscale Reports

October 15, 2019

Via: Fortune

Grayscale Investments, which offers investors access to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the form of shares, on Tuesday reported a record third-quarter inflow of over a quarter of a billion dollars. In a report, the New York-based investment firm said […]


Software, Tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook Defends Decision to Drop Hong Kong Protest Map From App Store After China Complaint

October 11, 2019

Via: Fortune

For many U.S. tech companies, access to the Chinese market requires walking a tightrope between the liberal principles they promote at home and the laws they must abide by in China. Yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook became the latest Silicon […]


Software, Tech

China attacks Apple for allowing Hong Kong crowdsourced police activity app

October 9, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple’s decision to greenlight an app called HKmaps, which is being used by pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong to crowdsource information about street closures and police presence, is attracting the ire of the Chinese government. An article in Chinese state […]


Federal, Policy, Software, Tech

China Tells U.S. to ‘Stay Tuned’ for Retaliation After Trump Blacklists 8 Tech Giants

October 8, 2019

Via: Fortune

China signaled it would hit back after the Trump administration placed eight of the country’s technology giants on a blacklist over alleged human rights violations against Muslim minorities. Asked Tuesday whether China would retaliate over the blacklist, foreign ministry spokesman […]


Software, Tech

Windows patch causes more pain: Start Menu, boot and printer problems surface

October 7, 2019

Via: ZDnet

It’s groundhog day for some Windows users. The required October 3 security update to plug an Internet Explorer flaw and a printing bug turns out to be causing more problems. And Microsoft has quietly reissued the updates for KB4524147 as […]


Software, Tech

Windows out-of-band update: Microsoft’s mandatory security patch is for all versions

October 4, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has issued an out-of-band required update for all versions of Windows, rounding out the patch it released on September 23 to address an already-exploited flaw in Internet Explorer. Initially, Microsoft only released the out-of-band patch for CVE-2019-1367 on the […]


Software, Tech

Office 365 major new features: Here’s what you get with new Surfaces, says Microsoft

October 3, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Along with Microsoft’s Surface announcements on Wednesday, the company has revealed AI-powered feature updates to Office 365 apps that exploit Surface hardware for better productivity. Microsoft yesterday took the wraps off the Surface Duo Android foldable phone, Surface Neo tablet, […]


Networking, Networking Security, Security, Tech

Senator Warner seeks “grand alliance” to protect against surveillance threat from China’s tech dominance

September 20, 2019

Via: CSO Online

When it comes to technology policy, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Intelligence committee, is clearly concerned about the power China holds, particularly when it comes to trusting China’s leading tech suppliers and the prospect of a […]