Day: October 28, 2019

iOS 13.2 Released With Deep Fusion, Siri Privacy Settings

Apple has released iOS 13.2 today, bringing over 60 new emoji, new Siri privacy settings, and Apple’s new Deep Fusion camera technology. 9to5Mac reports: There are over 60 new emoji and emoji variations in iOS 13.2. Apple first previewed these emoji over the summer, and they are now available for everyone. In total, the new…

Move over Ceres! There’s a new, smaller dwarf planet in town called Hygiea

Spherical shape kicks asteroid into new role PIC There may be a new dinky dwarf planet that’s even tinier than Ceres, the largest object in the main asteroid belt that currently holds the title as the smallest dwarf planet in our Solar System.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Fortinet Bolsters Endpoint Security with enSilo Acquisition

As companies reduce their vendor count, consolidation will likely continue to accelerate in the next year. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Waymo trials self-driving cars without human backup drivers – Roadshow

The rides are limited in nature but have only passengers onboard. …read more Source:: CNet

5 Apple AirPods Pro alternatives that cost less – CNET

Only one offers active noise cancellation, but let’s figure out if that’s really important. …read more Source:: CNet

Like the Death Star on Endor, JEDI created a ton of fallout and stormy weather in cloud market

Winners and loses speak out after $10bn contract award Late on Friday, word broke that the US Department of Defense had decided to award the massive 10-year, $10bn Joint Enterprise Defense Initiative contract to Microsoft.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Pwn2Own Adds Industrial Control Systems to Hacking Contest

The Zero Day Initiative will bring its first ICS Pwn2Own competition to the S4x20 conference in January. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Tiny, mysterious asteroid is likely the solar system’s smallest dwarf planet – CNET

(10) Hygiea is classified as an asteroid… but maybe not for much longer. …read more Source:: CNet

Australia Wants To Use Face Recognition For Porn Age Verification

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Lawmakers in Australia (like their counterparts in the United Kingdom) are looking for an effective way to limit kids’ access to online pornography. Australia’s Department of Home Affairs has a possible solution: face-recognition technology. “Home Affairs is developing a Face Verification Service which matches a person’s…

Samsung SpaceSelfie Galaxy-bearing balloon photobombs Michigan home the hard way

Phone biz refers to crash as ‘early soft landing’ On Saturday, a phone-toting high-altitude balloon launched by Samsung to promote its Galaxy S10 5G phone crashed into the front yard of the home of Nancy and Dan Welke in Gratiot County, Michigan.… …read more Source:: TheRegister