Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/tVBoP3sKTHw/ Being greeted with a black screen (or Black Screen of All-Consuming Nothingness, as I like to call it) is always a bit of a shock. It may even be more terrifying than the dreaded Blue Screen of Death, because at least the … Read more
Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/article/17/12/article-wish-list On behalf of the Opensource.com editorial team, we wish you a fun holiday season and a Happy New Year! If you’re taking time off over the holiday break and worried about what you’ll do with your free time, we’ve got a list of 45 article … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/netflix-is-watching-you-were-all-watching-you-who-did-hurt-you/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The video streaming giant calling out its users. It’s creepy. But it’s only the beginning of monetizing viewing data for media content services.
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3241813/microsoft-windows/microsofts-december-patch-tuesday-a-real-yawner-so-far.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft released its Patch Tuesday passel a couple of hours ago, and it looks like we can all go home and enjoy some eggnog. There were two fixed vulnerabilities for Win7, and two for Win 8.1, and the (five) supported Win10 versions had three … Read more
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/data-center/trust-issues-tarnish-the-internet-of-things.html Consumers are deriving a lot of value from IoT devices and services but remain wary about how their data is being used, finds a new study from Cisco.
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/YfcKP6YZZT8/ Android has never been in lack of apps, as regardless of what your requirements are, you are always going to get a number of options. Whether you’re looking for trip planning apps or utilities, you’re covered by the number of apps available … Read more
Full Article : It’s FOSS – https://itsfoss.com/32-bit-os-list/ One after the other, Linux distributions are dropping 32-bit support. Or, to be accurate, they drop support for the Intel x86 32-bit architecture (IA-32). Indeed, computers based on x86_64 hardware (IA-64) are superior in every way to their 32-bits counterpart: they are more … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/gFZtAJ5tsnU/ Microsoft OneNote is an easy go-to for those looking to bring some organization into their lives. It’s a recognizable brand, it’s free, and it’s integrated into the world’s most popular operating system. But maybe you want to break out of Microsoft’s watchful … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/email-preferred-marketing/ Despite digital disruption and the emergence of newer technologies, email is still the preferred channel for marketers according to a new report. Email marketing brand Campaigner has released the results of its Digital Marketing Industry Report which shows that past year, 59 percent of … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/yv9dMFk1ax0/ What do you use when you want to share a document online with others? A popular choice is Google Docs, which allows people to upload, write, and share documents in the cloud. This is all well and good if you’re a fan … Read more
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3242166/apple-mac/apple-makes-macs-great-again-with-imac-pro.html#tk.rss_all In what may turn out to be this year’s most significant news for Mac users, Apple managed to squeeze one more product release into the year this side of Christmas, confirming that its iMac Pro will be “available to order” from December 14. An … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/bad-office-habits-breach/ A new study of over 1000 US office workers finds that 99 percent of those surveyed admit to conducting at least one potentially dangerous security action, from sharing and storing login credentials to sending work documents to personal email accounts. The survey by cloud … Read more
Full Article : Fedora Magazine – https://fedoramagazine.org/fedora-27-server-classic-release/ You may remember reading about plans for Fedora 27 Server. The working group decided not to release that at the same time as the general F27 release, and instead provided a beta of Fedora 27 Modular Server. Based on feedback from that beta, they … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/litecoin-breaks-300/ It’s an interesting day in the cryptocurrency scene. All the coins in the top 10 are in the green, posting some serious gains over the last 24 hours. The most impressive showing comes from Litecoin, which is up over 80 percent, while the most … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/poor-enterprise-usb-security/ Security polices for USB devices are frequently outdated and inadequate, and enterprises are often failing to monitor their use, according to a new survey. The study by encrypted drive specialist Apricorn reveals that while nine out of 10 employees rely on USB devices today, … Read more
Full Article : Linux.com – https://www.linux.com/blog/event/open-source-summit-eu/2017/12/challenges-and-solutions-edge-computing-future Title: Challenges and Solutions in Edge Computing: The Future12 DecLearn more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/moneytaker-apt-steals-millions-from-us-uk-russian-banks/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Researchers say the cyberattackers have been able to steal potentially millions of dollars in the past two years alone.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/that-creepy-netflix-tweet-raises-serious-privacy-questions/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Netflix’s ability to extrapolate detailed and specific viewing habits from its vast data set leaves troubling questions about its employees’ access to personal customer information.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-spider-ransomware-threatens-to-delete-all-your-files-if-you-dont-pay-within-96-hours/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Attackers behind new ransomware campaign are offering a “really easy” tutorial video in order to ensure they make money from their criminal activities.
Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84986.html?rss=1 Newcomer ArchMerge Linux offers a big change for the better to those switching from the Debian Linux lineage to the Arch Linux infrastructure. ArchMerge Linux is a recent spinoff of ArchLabs Linux, which is a step up from most Arch Linux offerings in terms … Read more
Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/oh-fish-make-shell-beautiful/ A few days ago, we discussed how to install Fish shell, a robust, fully-usable shell that ships with many cool features out of the box such as autosuggestions, built-in search functionality, syntax highlighting, web based… The post Oh My Fish! Make Your Shell Beautiful … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/you-can-now-pre-order-apps-for-your-apple-devices/ In an effort to build up hype, and also gauge demand, developers can now make their future apps available for pre-order on the Apple App Store. If you’re excitedly awaiting the arrival of a new app from your favorite developer, you can now buy … Read more
Full Article : Linux.com – https://www.linux.com/news/linux-foundation-continues-emphasize-diversity-and-inclusiveness-events This has been a pivotal year for Linux Foundation events. Our largest gatherings, which include Open Source Summit, Embedded Linux Conference, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, Open Networking Summit, and Cloud Foundry Summit, attracted a combined 25,000 people from 4,500 different organizations globally. Attendance was up … Read more
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3242165/microsoft-windows/microsofts-edge-browser-is-in-serious-trouble.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft’s Edge browser is less popular with Windows 10 users than earlier thought, if revised data from a U.S. analytics vendor can be believed. According to Net Applications of Aliso Viejo, Calif., Edge has been designated the primary browser by fewer than one in … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/malicious-mobile-apps-imitation/ By impersonating brands and fooling consumers, malicious mobile apps are on the increase, according to digital threat management leader RiskIQ in its latest Q3 mobile threat landscape report. Apps available outside of official stores are most likely to be malicious. Google’s percentage of malicious apps … Read more