Day: April 9, 2019

Apple Providing Free Data Migration With a Mac Purchase or Repair

Apple is now offering data migration services for free when customers purchase a new Mac or need to have a Mac replaced for repair reasons. Prior to this month, data migration was priced at $99. From a report: Beginning April 2, there will be no cost for Data Migrations with the purchase of a new…

Verizon Patches Trio of Vulnerabilities in Home Router

One of the flaws gives attackers way to gain root access to devices, Tenable says. …read more Source:: DarkReading

It’s raining patches, Hallelujah! Microsoft and Adobe put out their latest major fixes

Hefty patch Tuesday checks in at just under 100 CVEs A pair of actively-targeted Windows flaws highlight this month’s edition of Redmond’s Patch Tuesday, the monthly moment when admins sigh and determine what to fix..… …read more Source:: Register

Google Cloud Next: Everything you need to know about the new strategy

CEO Thomas Kurian has made his mark on Google Cloud Platform with a strategy that’s enterprise friendly and focused on industries. Here’s what you need to know. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Congress is About To Ban the Government From Offering Free Online Tax Filing

Just in time for Tax Day, the for-profit tax preparation industry is about to realize one of its long-sought goals. Congressional Democrats and Republicans are moving to permanently bar the IRS from creating a free electronic tax filing system. ProPublica reports: Last week, the House Ways and Means Committee, led by Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.),…

Microsoft Patch Tuesday Fixes Windows Bugs Under Attack

The April release of security updates patches 74 vulnerabilities, two of which are being exploited in the wild. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Bill would outlaw ‘Dark Patterns’ that help tech companies get your data – CNET

The target is those default settings that let companies collect as much data as possible. …read more Source:: CNet

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

As Samsung leads us toward 5G, bilateral charging and foldable screens, can Apple keep up? …read more Source:: CNet

The Addams Family animated movie trailer full of creepy critters, clown jokes – CNET

If you think your family is weird, you haven’t met the Addams Family. …read more Source:: CNet

The Display For When You Want Nixies Without All The Hassle

If you want to display numbers, just go for Nixies. There’s no better way to do that job, simply because they look so cool. Unfortunately, Nixies require high voltages, controlling them is a tiny bit strange, and they suck down a lot of power. These facts have given us a few Nixie alternatives, and [Dave]…