Day: February 8, 2019

Lego Movie 2 might not be as awesome as the first, but it’s pretty close – CNET

Review: The gloriously bonkers sequel is a toy to behold …read more Source:: CNet

Facebook acquires AI startup that helps you shop – CNET

The social network says its purchase of GrokStyle will support its artificial intelligence work. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple’s Internal Hardware Team Is Working On Modems That Will Likely Replace Intel

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Apple will design its own modems in-house, according to sources that spoke with Reuters. In doing so, the company may hope to leave behind Intel modems in its mobile devices, which Apple has used since a recent falling out with Qualcomm. According to the sources, the…

Big trouble Down Under as Australian MPs told to reset their passwords amid hack attack fears

‘No evidence that any data has been accessed time’ say Australian officials as fingers pointed at foreign spies The Australian Parliament has reset all passwords on the parliamentary computing network following an unspecified security incident.… …read more Source:: Register

Google Boosts Encryption For Low-End Android Devices

Google’s Adiantum boosts encryption for low-end devices with processors that do not have hardware support for AES. …read more Source:: Threatpost

After Amazon’s Bezos exposes Pecker, National Enquirer pushes back, promises to probe itself

Publisher will take a long hard look, make sure it’s not on a sticky wicket… OK, OK, enough National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc (AMI) today denied it blackmailed Amazon head honcho Jeff Bezos by threatening to leak his nude selfies if he didn’t play ball.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

The best National Pizza Day 2019 deals – CNET

Open your pizza-pie hole for these freebies, discounts and more. …read more Source:: CNet

CNET Asks: Do you own a smart doorbell? – CNET

This modern-day alternative to peeking through the peephole combines security and convenience. Do you use one? …read more Source:: CNet

Samsung Galaxy S10 rumors and facts: Feb. 20 launch, Galaxy Buds, Wi-Fi 6, 5G, foldable display plus everything we know about specs, features and price – CNET

New day, new rumors, new color (Canary Yellow). Plus: free wireless Galaxy Buds with pre-orders? …read more Source:: CNet

Scaling up Azure Service Fabric Linux Clusters using Ubuntu Xenial? Not so fast, friend

Workaround needed if you suddenly run into trouble with latest Linux OS update While the Redmond executioner was bringing the axe down on the neck of Azure Party Clusters, an Ubuntu security update has done the same to the Azure cloud’s Service Fabric Linux Clusters.… …read more Source:: TheRegister