Day: February 25, 2019

Azure IoT heads spacewards to maintain connectivity at the edge, courtesy of Inmarsat

Microsoft: 20 billion connected devices by 2020. Voda, Arm: How about 1 trillion by 2035? While HoloLens 2 took center stage at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft sneaked out some intriguing Azure Internet-of-Things news aimed at dealing with connectivity challenges in remote areas.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

E-Ink Price Tags Fall Off Store Shelves Onto Your Workbench

There’s always a magic moment for our community in the lifecycle of any piece of technology: the point at which it first becomes available for pennies on the surplus market. Something which could previously be had only at a price is rendered down to mere pennies, and we are free to hack to our heart’s…

Why OnePlus won’t be leaping into the foldable phone craze – CNET

Hint: It has a lot to do with the number of digits in the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X price tags. …read more Source:: CNet

Record-breaking Despacito seduces YouTube viewers over 6 billion times – CNET

The most-watched video on YouTube sets the bar even higher. …read more Source:: CNet

Researchers break digital signatures for most desktop PDF viewers

Researchers faked signatures on 21 of 22 desktop PDF viewer apps and 5 out of 7 online PDF digital signing services. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Would You Like To Play a Game? WOPR Summit is This Weekend

During the summer months it might be known as “America’s Playground”, but around this time of year, Atlantic City is generally the destination of choice for bus loads of seniors looking to burn up some of that fixed income. Of course, that was before the WOPR Summit came to town. From March 1st to the…

Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

The hacker ran a botnet that spread ‘NeverQuest’ malware for three years and collected millions of banking credentials. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Mozilla and Scroll Partner To Test Alternative Funding Models for the Web

An anonymous reader shares a report: News subscription service Scroll, which is yet to launch to consumers but has received the backing of several top publishers, courted another major player today: Mozilla. The browser maker says it will work with Scroll to better understand how consumers react to ad-free experiences on the web and subscription-based…

Foldable phones are here, and they’re crazy expensive (The 3:59, Ep. 524) – CNET

Plus, Netflix goes big at the Oscars. …read more Source:: CNet

Oscars 2019: How to watch the winning movies – CNET

A Star is Born? Bohemian Rhapsody? Free Solo? Yeah, we missed a bunch of them too. …read more Source:: CNet