Day: January 26, 2020

Cisco Warns: Patch This Critical Firewall Bug in Firepower Management Center

“Cisco is urging customers to update its Firepower Management Center software,” ZDNet reported Thursday, “after users informed it of a critical bug that attackers could exploit over the internet.” Like many Cisco bugs, the flaw was found in the web-based management interface of its software. The bug has a severity rating of 9.8 out of…

That’s a wrap folks (MobileTechRoundup show #500)

We touched on a couple of new purchases and then spent the rest of the show talking about the past 14 years talking about mobile technology. Thank you all for your support. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Light The Way To Every Component

How do you organize your stock of components and modules? If an unruly pile of anti-static bags and envelopes from China stuffed into a cardboard box sounds familiar, then you need help from [Dimitris Tassopoulos]. He’s organized his parts into drawers and created a database, then linked it via an ESP8266 and a string of…

Exercise at your standing desk with 30% off this under-desk treadmill – CNET

The LifeSpan TR1200-DT3 fits under most any desk and is now priced at $706, down from $1,000. …read more Source:: CNet

NBA great Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash – CNET

Former Lakers star among passengers killed when helicopter crashes in Southern California, TMZ reports …read more Source:: CNet

Is PHP Still a Worthwhile Language To Learn?

mbadolato (Slashdot reader #105,588) shares this post from Belgium-based programmer Brent Roose: It’s no secret among web developers and programmers in general: PHP doesn’t have the best reputation. Despite still being one of the most used languages to build web applications; over the years PHP has managed to get itself a reputation of messy codebases,…

Rock your next party with a JBL PartyBox 1000 for $900 – CNET

This monster speaker is almost four feet high and does karaoke, Bluetooth audio, connects to musical instruments and has a built-in DJ pad. …read more Source:: CNet

Step into mirrorless photography with a Canon EOS M5 and 15 – 45mm lens for just $449 – CNET

Canon’s well-respected M5 borrows the best bits of dSLRs and includes a sharp, bright electronic viewfinder. …read more Source:: CNet

Hillary Clinton says Zuckerberg has ‘authoritarian’ views on misinformation – CNET

The former presidential candidate tells The Atlantic that Facebook is unwilling to combat propaganda on its platform. …read more Source:: CNet

Waze Mistakenly Directed Hundreds of Drivers to a Remote Wildlife Preserve

“No, the luxurious Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa isn’t located in a central New Jersey wildlife preserve,” reports a local news team in New York. But an ad for the casino in Waze was apparently tagged with the wrong geographical coordinates, CNN reports, and…. The Jackson township Police Department’s public information officer Lt. Christopher Parise…