Day: July 8, 2019

Microsoft Releases Public Preview of Desktop Analytics To Help With Windows 10 Update Readiness Checks

Microsoft has released a public preview of a new service aimed at helping businesses assess their app-compatibility levels ahead of deploying new Windows 10 feature updates. From a report: It allows for the quick and easy creation of app inventories to make compatibility checks simpler. Brad Anderson, corporate vice president for Microsoft 365, says that…

A 3D Printed Micro:Bit Nunchuk

As [Paul Bardini] explains on the Thingiverse page for his “Micro:Bit Hand Controller”, the Bluetooth radio baked into the BBC’s educational microcontroller makes it an ideal choice for remotely controlling things. You just need to give it a nice enclosure, a joystick, a couple of buttons, and away you go. You can even use the…

Dear El Reg, Will Windows 10 break my VPN? I read it on the web so it must be true

In summary: Nice try, Redmond, but you’ll have to try harder to upset folks Microsoft’s latest official Windows 10 update, OS Build 18362.207, from June 27, 2019, can potentially break your VPN. But it probably won’t because it’s an edge case that can be expected to affect very few people.… …read more Source:: Register

Britain Looks to Levy Record GDPR Fine Against British Airways

The penalty is a sign of things to come, say experts. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Time to Ryzen shine, Intel: AMD has started shipping 7nm desktop CPUs like it’s no big deal

Alongside Navi GPUs, and a Ryzen 3 APU priced at just $99 Ever-ambitious chip maker AMD has started shipping the third generation of its Ryzen CPUs, built on the 7nm process.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

NIST Sets Draft Guidelines for Government AI

This is the first formal step in writing the standards that will guide the implementation of AI technologies within the federal government. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Pirate Our Games, Don’t Buy Them From Key Resellers, Say Indies

Small video games studios are asking the public to stop buying their titles from “unauthorised” markets, saying the sales cost them more than they earn. From a report: Several have said it would even be better if consumers pirated their games rather than purchased discounted unlock codes from the “key resellers.” One label is running…

GoBotKR Targets Pirate Torrents to Build a DDoS Botnet

The authors have tweaked a known piece of malware to specifically target Korean TV fans. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Stranger Things 3 hid an Easter egg, but nobody has found it yet – CNET

Get ready to scrutinize episode 2 of season 3. The Stranger Things writers hid something special for you. …read more Source:: CNet

Comic-Con: Adam Savage, Jim Lee and more SDCC stars on how to have your best con – CNET

Get over your FOMO. Plan, but be ready to pivot. Here are insider tips from the pros as Comic-Con 2019 approaches. …read more Source:: CNet