Day: January 10, 2020

GMC Sierra Harley-Davidson edition is the first of its kind – Roadshow

GMC never got an HD edition pickup — until now. …read more Source:: CNet

Alphabet’s ‘love rat’ legal chief David Drummond quits after 18 years at web goliath, no golden parachute attached

Well, apart from a couple of hundred million bucks in stock sales David Drummond, chief legal officer at Google-parent Alphabet, plans to leave the web titan at the end of the month.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Brazil’s state-owned firm Dataprev fires hundreds of staff ahead of privatization

The company responsible for the IT underpinning the social security system will close 20 offices across the country and hopes to cut operational spend by $22 million …read more Source:: ZDNet

Could round smartphones be the next big thing? Cyrcle hopes so – CNET

Cyrcle wants to shake things up with its circular Android phone. …read more Source:: CNet

Aston Martin Rapide E won’t make it to production, report says – Roadshow

It’ll instead serve as a testbed for research. …read more Source:: CNet

Retro PowerBook Gets a Mac Mini Transplant

Around these parts, seeing a classic laptop or desktop computer get revived with the Raspberry Pi is fairly common. While we’re not ones to turn down a well-executed Pi infusion, we know they can be controversial at times. There’s an impression that such projects are low-effort, and that the combination of old and new tech…

Streaming Services Reckon With Password-Sharing ‘Havoc’

In 2019, companies lost about $9.1 billion to password piracy and sharing. From a report: On Dec. 9, Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge took aim at the “content companies” entering the direct-to-consumer streaming business. The cable executive told a roomful of investment bankers in Manhattan that these new streamers are “creating havoc in the ecosystem.”…

Suzuki Jimny does its best Ford Bronco impersonation – Roadshow

Thanks to Japan’s DAMD. …read more Source:: CNet

There may be a Carlos Ghosn video game coming soon and we need to play it – Roadshow

The game sees a lightly fictionalized version of the ex-Nissan boss making his escape from custody in a big musical instrument case. …read more Source:: CNet

Windows and Chromebooks for under $500 – CNET

Budget-friendly portables for home, school or office. …read more Source:: CNet