Month: February 2020

iPhone and iPad apps can snoop on everything you copy to the clipboard

But Apple doesn’t think that this is a problem. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Microsoft’s Azure Sphere, its Linux-based microcontroller plus cloud service, hits general availability

Microsoft is making its Azure Sphere secure IoT service generally available after several years of testing and previews. …read more Source:: ZDNet

The crazy-popular Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II wireless headphone drops to $221 – CNET

Like rose gold? Then you’ll love this deal on these top-rated noise-canceling headphones. …read more Source:: CNet

Open Source CPU Architecture RISC-V Is Gaining Momentum

The CEO of the RISC-V Foundation (a former IBM executive) touted the open-source CPU architecture at this year’s HiPEAC conference, arguing there’s “a growing demand for custom processors purpose-built to meet the power and performance requirements of specific applications…” As I’ve been travelling across the globe to promote the benefits of RISC-V at events and…

Microsoft polishes Sphere, carts backups off to Azure – and mystery mobile claims to run Windows 10 and Android

Also: Beware the disconnected car Roundup Between fanboys swooning over new Windows icons and a cracking time being had by Surface Laptop 3 owners, over the past week, Microsoft tinkered with backups and nudged Azure Sphere closer to release.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Flat Earther and wannabe astronaut killed in homemade rocket

RIP ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes The sad news that steam-rocket fan “Mad” Mike Hughes has taken his final flight reached Vulture Central over the weekend.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

7 Tips to Improve Your Employees’ Mobile Security

Security experts discuss the threats putting mobile devices at risk and how businesses can better defend against them. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Google gets woke on gender in Vision API, Amazon happy to sell its facial recognition code to foreigners, and more

Elon Musk roasts OpenAI, says should be more open Roundup Hello readers. If you’re struggling to keep up with all the AI-related news spewed out and have already read what we’ve covered this week, then here’s more.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Cybersecurity alliance launches first open source messaging framework for security tools

OpenDXL Ontology is designed for data and command sharing between cybersecurity software. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Windows 7: Still looking after business (except when it isn’t)

The operating system that will not die lingers on in NatWest’s ATMs Bork!Bork!Bork! In a welcome change from burger–based BSODing, here’s Windows 7 tugging at the purse strings in a NatWest ATM in the East Midlands.… …read more Source:: TheRegister