Day: September 13, 2019

NASA: Two asteroids will fly safely by Earth this weekend, so chill – CNET

You don’t even have to duck. …read more Source:: CNet

Another High-Flying, Heavily Funded AR Startup Is Shutting Down

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Daqri, which built enterprise-grade AR headsets, has shuttered its HQ, laid off many of its employees and is selling off assets ahead of a shutdown, former employees and sources close to the company tell TechCrunch. In an email obtained by TechCrunch, the nearly 10-year-old company told its…

OK, peons, we’ll obey the law and let you talk about politics and pay packets, says Google

Reaches agreement with US government over Labor rights Google has agreed to settle two complaints filed with the National Labor Relations Board by former employees who claim the company fired them from engaging in lawfully protected workplace speech.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Discord is Axing its Nitro Games Catalog Since Almost Nobody Plays Them

Almost a year ago, Discord launched its own games store and overhauled the Nitro subscription service to offer access to a library of games in addition to other chat and server related perks. From a report: The app’s store has gone through several changes over the year, with games ultimately being sold directly through developers’…

Thanks, Nintendo Switch, for confirming I’m a terrible parent – CNET

“Definitely not my fault. Nope. Not at all.” …read more Source:: CNet

WordPress XSS Bug Allows Drive-By Code Execution

Sites that use the Gutenberg (found in WordPress 5.0 to 5.2.2) are open to complete takeover. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Malwarebytes back to square one as appeals court rules blocking rival antivirus maker isn’t on

Section 230 has legal eagles split over censorship Malwarebytes will have to head back to court to justify a decision to block its rival’s antivirus services after an appeals court threw out the security shop’s legal justification.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Whole Foods To Cut Health-Care Benefits For 1,900 Part-Time Employees Starting Next Year

Amazon-owned Whole Foods will be withdrawing medical benefits for hundreds of its part-time workers starting Jan. 1, 2020, the company said Thursday. From a report: In the past, employees needed to work at least 20 hours a week to buy into the health-care plan. Now they will need to work at least 30 hours. Less…

Malware Linked to Ryuk Targets Financial & Military Data

A newly discovered campaign, packing traces of Ryuk ransomware, aims to steal confidential information. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Jeep recalls Gladiator over rear driveshaft production problem – Roadshow

There’s a stop-sale on affected Gladiators with the driveshaft issue, but other models are clear for sale. …read more Source:: CNet