Month: April 2019

One-off Toyota Century drop-top to be Crown Prince Naruhito’s coronation ride – Roadshow

Japan’s emperor in waiting has chosen Toyota’s new Century as his royal wheels. He’ll even use a special open-top version built by Toyota for Wednesday’s coronation. …read more Source:: CNet

Facebook Will Let Users Chat Across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp

An anonymous reader shares a report: There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they’re about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger’s head of consumer product Asha Sharma said that in the future, users will soon be able to send messages across Facebook’s three different…

Amazon will open a new Denver office, add 400 jobs – CNET

The e-commerce giant is more than doubling its tech workforce in the area. …read more Source:: CNet

Recent Oracle WebLogic zero-day used to infect servers with ransomware

Attackers use zero-day to deploy new Sodinokibi ransomware strain on unpatched Oracle WebLogic servers. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Indonesia Plans To Move Its Capital Out Of Jakarta, A City That’s Sinking

Indonesia has announced plans to build a new capital city as its current capital, Jakarta, struggles with pollution, traffic gridlock — and the fact that the city is sinking. From a report: After a Cabinet meeting on Monday, planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro said President Joko Widodo has decided to move the capital out of Indonesia’s…

Oculus Quest will give life to an emotionally intelligent pink alien fuzzball – CNET

Bonfire, a VR cartoon from studio Baobab, needs enough computing firepower to fuel an extraterrestrial sidekick named Pork Bun who responds to you. Oculus Quest is set to deliver. …read more Source:: CNet

Instagram talks up anti-bullying efforts at Facebook’s F8 developer conference – CNET

One day, Instagram might nudge you if you’re being a jerk. …read more Source:: CNet

Oculus Quest and Rift S available for preorder, both at $399, shipping May 21 – CNET

Next-generation headsets from Facebook’s Oculus VR division are coming. …read more Source:: CNet

Land Rover teases new Defender again as development reaches a ‘milestone’ – Roadshow

1.2 million kilometers of testing seems like an arbitrary goalpost, though. …read more Source:: CNet

Microsoft 365 Updated with New Compliance, Encryption, Privacy Controls

New tools, such as Compliance Manager and Advanced Message Encryption, aim to give businesses more options for data privacy. …read more Source:: DarkReading