Day: June 6, 2019

Grab some binoculars and go look at Jupiter tonight – CNET

NASA urges space fans to check out the bright gas giant and its moons as the planet nears opposition. …read more Source:: CNet

Get your dad a discounted Apple Watch for Father’s Day – CNET

Because dads love gadgets and discounts. …read more Source:: CNet

Asus ROG 2 phone could launch July – CNET

A post on Weibo has pegged the gaming phone’s launch date as next month. …read more Source:: CNet

Barack and Michelle Obama sign podcast deal with Spotify – CNET

The Obamas will produce podcasts that “amplify voices that are too often ignored or silenced.” …read more Source:: CNet

Germany: Backdoor Found in Four Smartphone Models; 20,000 Users Infected

An anonymous reader shares a report: The German Federal Office for Information Security (or the Bundesamt fur Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik — BSI) has issued security alerts today warning about dangerous backdoor malware found embedded in the firmware of at least four smartphone models sold in the country. Impacted models include the Doogee BL7000, the…

Zorin OS 15 nods at Ubuntu and welcomes Windows escapees

Fit and finish, spit and polish, and Zorin Connect make the leap from 12 to 15 While Microsoft may be shoehorning the Linux kernel into Windows 10, veteran Linux flinger Zorin has applied some buffing to its Windows-like distro with a version 15 release.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

iOS 13 wants to help fight spam calls with Siri – CNET

A small new feature could have big implications for ending our long national nightmare. …read more Source:: CNet

The FCC has finally, finally approved a half-decent plan to destroy the robocall scourge… but there’s a catch

Customers get to pay for it! America’s communications watchdog has finally acted to limit the billions of robocalls that cellphone owners receive each year.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Twitter simplifies its rules to emphasize safety, privacy and authenticity – CNET

The social media platform wants to make clear what’s allowed and what’s not. …read more Source:: CNet

AMCA Healthcare Hack Widens Again, Reaching 20.1M Victims

OPKO subsidiary BioReference joins Quest and LabCorp in the supply-chain incident. …read more Source:: Threatpost