Day: September 11, 2019

An interstellar comet looks to be heading our way – CNET

Oumuamua was the first known object to visit us from beyond the solar system. Now astronomers think they’ve caught another one and this time it wasn’t spotted with Earth in its rearview. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro Is Triggering ‘Fear of Holes’ Or Trypophobia In Some

dryriver shares a report from the BBC: People with a fear of small holes have claimed the design of Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro is triggering their phobia. At its unveiling on Tuesday, many found their attention drawn to its “ultra-wide” rear camera, with three high-powered lenses packed closely together. The lenses sit alongside the handset’s…

The next decade of software spending: A paradox

Prepare for a buyers’ market in enterprise software. …read more Source:: ZDNet

iPhone 11 gets a wireless charging smart battery case – CNET

The third-party case is designed to protect and charge the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. …read more Source:: CNet

Uber, Lyft business could be upended by California gig-worker bill – CNET

Drivers might become employees, dramatically changing both companies. …read more Source:: CNet

Australian House Committee To Look Into Age Verification For Porn

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: Australia is once again deciding to follow in the tracks of the United Kingdom, with the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs to look into age verification for online pornography and online wagering. The matter was referred to the committee by the…

ThreatList: Apple Adware, Phishing, APT Attacks Threaten macOS Users

Telemetry for the first half of the year shows that Apple’s ecosystem is firmly in cybercriminals’ sights. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Most Android flashlight apps request an absurd number of permissions

Two Android flashlight apps, in particular, are requesting 77 permissions… for some reason. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Every Apple TV Plus show announced so far – CNET

Apple’s original shows will join its TV Plus service this year. …read more Source:: CNet

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd to take leave of absence

The CEO is leaving for health reasons, Oracle announced. Meanwhile, the tech giant reported its Q1 results a day early, with earnings meeting expectations. …read more Source:: ZDNet