Day: February 6, 2020

Nuro self-driving car gets US DOT’s blessing – Roadshow

The Nuro R2 doesn’t even have space for a passenger and there aren’t any driver controls. …read more Source:: CNet

Good: IT admins scrambled to patch 80 per cent of public-facing Citrix boxes to close nightmare hijack hole

Bad: The other 20 per cent are still wide open. Also bad: Some of those patched machines may have been hacked Roughly a fifth of the public-facing Citrix devices vulnerable to the CVE-2019-19781 remote-hijacking flaw, aka Shitrix, remain unpatched and open to remote attack.… …read more Source:: Register

Researchers Reveal How Smart Lightbulbs Can Be Hacked to Attack

New exploit builds on previous research involving Philips Hue Smart Bulbs. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Nvidia Launches Cloud Gaming Service GeForce Now for $5 Per Month

jowifi writes: NVIDIA officially launched its GeForce NOW earlier this week, making the streaming gaming service available to all with no waitlisting. It is advertising a free tier which allows 1-hour of game play at a session, and a premium tier that allows 6-hour sessions and preferred access to the streaming servers. The premium tier…

Uber’s fourth-quarter earnings show losses, but they’re slowing – CNET

Being kicked out of London and releasing data on the number of sexual assaults that happen during its rides didn’t appear to hinder the ride-hailing company. …read more Source:: CNet

Hey GitLab, the 1970s called and want their staffing policies back: Saleswomen told to wear short skirts, high heels

Diversity, inclusion and transparency? Just as soon as we’re done hiding forum posts Exclusive Hot on the heels of insisting “diversity and inclusion is a core GitLab value,” the code-hosting biz asked its saleswomen to wear “short but somewhat formal dress and heels” to an awards night during its sales kickoff in Vancouver next week…

2020 Chicago Auto Show recap: Debuts from Hyundai, VW and more – Roadshow

The first auto show of the calendar year kicked off with some big debuts from all corners of the industry. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple’s Independent Repair Program is Invasive To Shops and Their Customers, Contract Shows

The contract states independent repair shops must agree to audits and inspections by Apple, even if they leave the program. From a report: Last August, in what was widely hailed a victory for the right-to-repair movement, Apple announced it would begin selling parts, tools, and diagnostic services to independent repair shops in addition to its…

Netflix now lets you stop autoplay trailers before they start! Here’s how – CNET

We can finally free ourselves of autoplay. …read more Source:: CNet

Watch live: Can Motorola Razr fold 100,000 times without breaking? – CNET

The FoldBot is back to put Moto’s latest foldable phone to the test. How will it stack up against Samsung’s Galaxy Fold? …read more Source:: CNet