Day: June 8, 2018

John Kelly’s personal email account was reportedly hacked – CNET

As a result, the former Secretary of Homeland Security said he tries to avoid electronic communication, according to BuzzFeed. …read more Source:: CNet

Reaching Fortnite’s spawn island is about guts, not glory – CNET

The journey to Fortnite’s starting point is the best part. …read more Source:: CNet

Ford patent application turns the steering wheel into a laptop mount – Roadshow

Nowhere is safe from the demands of work. …read more Source:: CNet

Senator Makes Amtrak Hire Ticket Agents Because 30 Percent of His State Lacks Internet

McGruber writes: Joe Manchin, the senior Senator from West Virginia, has inserted language in the FY19 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies appropriations bill that will force Amtrak to employ at least one ticketing agent in every state that it serves. His reasoning? “Amtrak has told me that most of their sales are…

China reportedly stole secret US weapon plans in Navy hack – CNET

A Navy contractor had the information on an unclassified network, The Washington Post reports. …read more Source:: CNet

Some Signal messages aren’t disappearing, due to a bug, says a report – CNET

This message won’t self-destruct in five seconds. …read more Source:: CNet

HBO orders Game of Thrones prequel pilot with George R.R. Martin – CNET

Jane Goldman of Kick-Ass and Kingsman fame is involved. …read more Source:: CNet

Gmail’s new Swipe Actions could change how you use email on phone – CNET

It’s super easy to snooze emails on the go. Just swipe them away. …read more Source:: CNet

Ubisoft CEO: Cloud Gaming Will Replace Consoles After the Next Generation

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Better start saving up for that PlayStation 5, Xbox Two, or Nintendo Swatch (that last follow-up name idea is a freebie, by the way). That generation of consoles might be the last one ever, according to Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot. After that, he predicts cheap local…

CalClock Keeps You Tied To The Mast

Now that most of what we do revolves around our phones and/or the internet, it’s nearly impossible to take a short break from work to check the ol’ calendar without being lured by the sirens on the shore of social media. Well, [samvanhook] was tired of being drawn in when all he really needs is…