Day: July 17, 2019

Ford and Roush’s 710-hp ‘Old Crow’ Mustang pays respect to a WWII triple ace pilot – Roadshow

It’ll be auctioned off for a good cause later this month. …read more Source:: CNet

Li-ion battery ‘price-fixing’ case settled with bonus fury over lawyers pocketing eight-figures

Judge green-lights $113m from Samsung, Sony, and others – but $34m in legal fees?! A long-running legal battle over the alleged price-fixing of lithium-ion batteries involving Samsung, Sony, LG, Hitachi, and NEC, has finally been settled [PDF] for $113m.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Firefox To Warn When Saved Logins are Found in Data Breaches

Starting in Firefox 70, Mozilla aims to have the browser report when any of your saved logins were found in data breaches. This will be done through their partnership with the Have I Been Pwned data breach site. From a report: Mozilla is slowly integrating their independent Firefox Monitor service and the new Firefox Lockwise…

Walmart’s Summer Sale: The final hours for deals on Xbox, Nintendo, TV and laptops – CNET

We’re in the home stretch for savings on Xbox and Switch bundles, Google smart home products, Chromebooks, iPads, Apple Watches and Vizio TVs. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple unveils first look at Peanuts animated series, Snoopy in Space – CNET

The show will debut on Apple TV Plus this fall. …read more Source:: CNet

iPhone loyalty is dropping, report finds – CNET

Around 15% less people are trading in their Apple phones for new models, BankMyCell says. …read more Source:: CNet

Wormable BlueKeep Bug Still Threatens Legions of Windows Systems

Two months after the alarm sounded warning of a WannaCry-level event, progress in patching exposed Windows systems varies by country and industry. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Ex-Microsoft dev used test account to swipe $10m in tech giant’s own store credits, live life of luxury, Feds allege

‘No safeguards’ on QA accounts, and suddenly this guy gets a Tesla and $1.6m home, say prosecutors A former Microsoft software engineer was arrested on Tuesday and charged with mail fraud for allegedly attempting to steal $10m in digital currency from his former employee, US prosecutors said today.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Delta, Alaska, and American Airlines Have All Been Sued Over Their Uniforms.

Rashes, blisters, and hair loss have all been reported. So has vomiting, migraines, and shortness of breath. All of these — and more — are symptoms reported by flight attendants after their airlines got new uniforms. But no one knows why. From a report: Delta is the latest airline to have flight attendants report health…

Netflix subscriber growth got pummeled by sleepy release slate pre-Stranger Things – CNET

Netflix surpassed 150 million paid members, but it booked only about half the new subscribers it had predicted. …read more Source:: CNet