Day: January 30, 2019

Facebook users flock to the social network even as scandals grow – CNET

CEO Mark Zuckerberg also oversaw a jump in sales and profit. …read more Source:: CNet

Boffins debunk study showing some languages can be more buggy than others

Evidence that some programming languages are rubbish remains elusive Tempting through it may be to believe that certain programming languages promote errors, recent research finds little if any evidence of that.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Apple FaceTime bug prompts investigation from NY attorney general – CNET

The investigation calls into question how Apple responded to the security vulnerability. …read more Source:: CNet

Danger noodles? Scientists gleefully ‘unscience’ their favorite animals – CNET

Flappy flaps. Boopers. Food hole. These are definitely not rigorous scientific descriptions of animal anatomy. …read more Source:: CNet

iPhone 11 rumors: Price, specs, features and everything else we know – CNET

Apple’s competition in 2019 will have 5G, foldable screens and powerful cameras. Can the iPhone keep up? …read more Source:: CNet

3D Printed Wheels Get Some Much Needed Grip

You’d be hard-pressed to find more ardent supporters of 3D printing then we here at Hackaday; the sound of NEMA 17 steppers pushing an i3 through its motions sounds like a choir of angels to our ears. But we have to admit that the hard plastic components produced by desktop 3D printers aren’t ideal for…

Apple is Planning 3D Cameras for Next Year’s iPhones; Three Rear Cameras Setup For This Year’s Phone; and Dark Mode for iOS 13: Report

Apple plans to launch iPhones with a more-powerful 3-D camera as soon as next year, stepping up the company’s push into augmented reality, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. From the report: The rear-facing, longer-range 3-D camera is designed to scan the environment to create three-dimensional reconstructions of the real world. It will work up to about 15…

Attackers Can Track Kids’ Locations via Connected Watches

A severe flaw exposes sensitive information for 35,000 kids and 20,000 individual accounts. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Apple worker charged with stealing self-driving-car secrets for China – Roadshow

This is the second such case within a year. …read more Source:: CNet

Xbox One Consoles Are Down

If you are having trouble getting your Xbox One online, you are not alone. Xbox One consoles around the world have stopped working. From a report: Xbox One owners are reporting major problems with their consoles online with displays being stuck on black screens at startup, games not loading, and errors when trying to login…