Day: November 6, 2018

Best Black Friday 2018 headphone deals (early edition) – CNET

Black Friday is still a few weeks away, but here’s a look at some of the early headphone deals leaking out — and a few deals you can get right now. …read more Source:: CNet

AT&T To Cut Off Some Customers’ Service in Piracy Crackdown

AT&T will alert a little more than a dozen customers within the next week or so that their service will be terminated due to copyright infringement, news outlet Axios reported, citing sources familiar with its plans. From the report: It’s the first time AT&T has discontinued customer service over piracy allegations since having shaped its…

Black Friday TV deals 2018: The best and the cheapest – CNET

The lowest TV prices of the year start now. Here are our favorites. …read more Source:: CNet

Facebook admits role in Myanmar killing fields, will do better next time

Social networks played key role in genocide says UN, Amnesty Late Monday afternoon, about the same time the FBI warned about Russia and other countries using social media to influence the US midterm elections, Facebook released a report showing the company’s platform was used to foment violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar.… …read more Source::…

Microsoft Cortana chief to depart after less than a year in charge – CNET

Javier Soltero began running Cortana in March. …read more Source:: CNet

Foxconn denies it will import Chinese workers to Wisconsin factory

Trump-heralded deal proving to be an expensive mistake Electronics manufacturer Foxconn has denied that it is planning to import Chinese workers for its controversial new factory in Wisconsin.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Soviet-Era 7-Segment Display, Built Like a Tank

In a way, all 7-segment displays are alike; at least from the outside looking in. On the inside it can be quite another story, and that’s certainly the case with the construction of this Soviet-era 7-segment numerical display. From the outside it may look a bit sturdier than usual, but it’s still instantly recognizable for…

Oracle Says China Telecom Has Misdirected Internet Traffic, Including Out of the US, in Recent Years

Oracle’s Internet Intelligence division has confirmed today the findings of a recently published academic paper that accused China of “hijacking the vital internet backbone of western countries.” From a report: The research paper was authored by researchers from the US Naval War College and Tel Aviv University and it made quite a few waves online…

ThreatList: Despite Fraud Awareness, Password Reuse Persists for Half of U.S. Consumers

One-third of respondents in a new poll said that have been a victim of fraud or identity theft in the past. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Microsoft Cortana’s head departs after less than a year in charge – CNET

Javier Soltero began running Cortana in March. …read more Source:: CNet