Day: February 3, 2019

‘It’s on the website.’ How the internet made retail staff ignorant

This is the story of one woman, two retailers, and a complete disregard for human-to-human interaction. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Leap Motion’s Project North Star Gets Hardware

It’s been more than a year since we first heard about Leap Motion’s new, Open Source augmented reality headset. The first time around, we were surprised: the headset featured dual 1600×1440 LCDs, 120 Hz refresh rate, 100 degree FOV, and the entire thing would cost under $100 (in volume), with everything, from firmware to mechanical…

Super Bowl 2019 ads so far: Watch them here – CNET

Harrison Ford goes to the dogs for Amazon, Zoe Kravitz gets all ASMR, Steve Carell defends Pepsi, and the Ghostbusters Ecto-1 runs errands. …read more Source:: CNet

Rich Kids Are Cheating in School With Apple Watches

An anonymous reader shares a report: There is, however, one demographic that has embraced the Apple Watch with open arms: tech-savvy, upper middle-class teens and tweens. The watch is a convenient workaround for classroom cell-phone bans; it can be used for everything from texting to cheating on tests. […] Julia Rubin, a former middle-school teacher…

More Nest Camera Hacking Continues

…read more Source:: PacketStorm

Security Firm Identifies Hacker Behind Massive Collection Leaks

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Cybercriminals Aim For The Super Bowl Goal Posts

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$145 Million Funds Frozen After Death Of Cryptocurrency Exchange Admin

…read more Source:: PacketStorm

Super Bowl 2019: Watch Patriots vs. Rams online, start time, ads and more – CNET

You can livestream Super Bowl 53 for free — here’s how. …read more Source:: CNet

Linux Kernel Gets Another Option To Disable Spectre Mitigations

Despite being more than one year old, the Meltdown or Spectre vulnerabilities have remained a theoretical threat, and no malware strain or threat actor has ever used any in a real-world attack. Over the course of the last year, system and network administrators have called on the Linux project for options to disable these protections….