Day: January 9, 2019

Pint-sized but powerful, the Mek Mini gaming desktop is smaller than a laptop – CNET

CES 2019 has turned into PC bizarro world, where the laptops have desktop hardware and the laptops are smaller than desktops. …read more Source:: CNet

The best TV deals for watching the big game – CNET

You don’t need to spend a lot to watch the playoffs on a really huge screen. These deals are available now, and there are more to come! …read more Source:: CNet

Kaspersky Lab Helped US Nab NSA Data Thief: Report

But this new development unlikely to do much to clear government suspicions about security vendor’s ties to Russian intelligence, analyst says. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Astronomers Discover 13 New Fast Radio Bursts From Deep Space

Astronomers have detected 13 high-speed bursts of radio waves coming from deep space — including one that regularly repeats. While the exact sources remain unknown, the new bevy of mysterious blasts does offer fresh clues to where and why such flashes appear across the cosmos. From a report: Fast radio bursts, as they are known…

Chrome will block annoying, spammy ads globally starting July 9 – CNET

Its ad-blocking tool initially only focused on sites in North America and Europe. …read more Source:: CNet

Glasses Frames Crafted Out Of Wood

Most glasses and sunglasses on the market make use of metal or plastic frames. It’s relatively easy to create all manner of interesting frame geometries, tolerances can be easily controlled for fitting optical elements, and they’re robust materials that can withstand daily use. Wood falls short on all of these measures, but that doesn’t mean…

Google Play Boots 85 Malicious Adware Apps

Once downloaded, the fake apps hide themselves on the victim’s device and continue to show a full-screen ad every 15 minutes. …read more Source:: Threatpost

IBM insists it’s not deliberately axing older staff. Internal secret docs state otherwise…

Laid-off Big Blue sales ace suing over ‘age discrimination’ demands end to stonewalling IBM is still refusing to turn over documents in a bombshell age-discrimination lawsuit that attorneys representing plaintiff Jonathan Langley believe will show Big Blue has deliberately and systematically shed older workers.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Amazon Fire TV tops 30 million active users, beating Roku – CNET

Roku earlier this week estimated it has 27 million active accounts. …read more Source:: CNet

Helite B’Safe at CES is a bike vest with airbags to protect you in a fall – CNET

But you should still wear a helmet. …read more Source:: CNet