Day: February 7, 2020

Twitter outage sends error messages to people trying to tweet – CNET

Complaints are across the desktop site, and Android and iOS apps. …read more Source:: CNet

Birds of Prey: And the fantabulous emancipation of female filmmakers – CNET

Actor Rosie Perez and screenwriter Christina Hodson talk about making a superhero movie where women are in charge. …read more Source:: CNet

Facebook expects Oculus hardware delays from the coronavirus – CNET

The already hard-to-get Oculus Quest may be in even shorter supply. …read more Source:: CNet

Like other tech giants, Netflix gets govt takedown demands – and impressively, none of them involve Adam Sandler

Nor any requests to remove the works of Rob Schneider, Kevin James, or Ashton Kutcher, sadly Netflix has posted its first-ever report into what sort of content governments have asked the streaming giant to pull from its service.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

The best Presidents Day deals: Lenovo laptops, mattresses, vacuums and more – CNET

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner as well, put these Presidents Day deals to work for you and your significant other. …read more Source:: CNet

Luxembourg Wants to Solve Congestion With Free Public Transport

Starting in March 2020, public transport in Luxembourg will be free of charge. Primarily a social measure, this policy will also be implemented to decrease congestion in the capital region. From a report: Luxembourg’s public transportation system is already heavily subsidized as fares in the country are as low as $2.2 per two hours. Even…

Google Chrome to block file downloads – from .exe to .txt – over HTTP by default this year. And we’re OK with this

‘I’m sorry, Dave, I’m afraid I can’t fetch that document’ Continuing to drop flame retardant on the dumpster fire that is web security, Google on Thursday said it will soon prevent Chrome users from downloading files over insecure, plain old, unencrypted HTTP.… …read more Source:: Register

Critical Android Bluetooth Bug Enables RCE, No User Interaction Needed

The flaw was recently patched in Android’s February Security Bulletin. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Moto G Power and G Stylus: Surprise, Motorola released two new budget phones – CNET

We go hands-on with the new Moto G Power and its behemoth battery, and the Moto G Stylus, which is basically a budget Galaxy Note 10. …read more Source:: CNet

Signed, sealed, delivered: Valentine’s treats you can mail to your sweetie – CNET

Something to satisfy every appetite. …read more Source:: CNet