Day: June 12, 2018

June 2018, and Windows Server can be pwned with a DNS request

Cortana also a little too eager to carry out commands Microsoft has released its monthly security update, addressing a total of 51 CVE-listed security vulnerabilities.… …read more Source:: Register

Facebook tells users to report crappy customer service from advertisers

Threatens to ban ads from businesses with low marks Facebook may be hiring thousands of people to police content, but it’s asking users to volunteer to monitor advertisers.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Ubisoft E3 2018: Star Fox in Starlink, Beyond Good and Evil 2, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and more – CNET

The French game maker said it’s working with Nintendo to bring its popular Star Fox characters to a new game. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple Pay vs. Samsung Pay vs. Google Pay: Which mobile payment system is best? – CNET

So many ways to pay, so little time. Here’s the breakdown. …read more Source:: CNet

Senate Will Try To Reverse ZTE Deal Via a Must-Pass Defense Bill

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Senate leaders agreed Monday to include language in the annual defense spending bill that would reverse the Trump administration’s decision to save Chinese telecommunications company ZTE after it was caught violating the terms of a 2017 penalty agreement by making illegal sales to Iran and North…

AT&T gets to buy Time Warner in legal win over Justice Department – CNET

The mega-media merger is happening. …read more Source:: CNet

Google Translate gets improved offline translations with the help of AI – CNET

Now you can download language packages that provide high-quality translations even if you don’t have an internet connection. …read more Source:: CNet

Fortnite on Nintendo Switch available now – CNET

Nintendo Switch owners, it’s time to join the Fortnite craze. …read more Source:: CNet

Judge Rules AT&T Can Acquire Time Warner

A federal judge said Tuesday that AT&T’s $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner is legal, clearing the path for a deal that gives the pay-TV provider ownership of cable channels such as HBO and CNN as well as film studio Warner Bros. From a report: U.S. District Judge Richard Leon announced his decision in a…

Apple won’t let developers pull info about your contacts anymore – CNET

Developers can no longer create databases with information from iPhone users’ contacts. They also can’t share such a database with a third party, or sell it. …read more Source:: CNet