Day: February 10, 2020

‘Reaper of death’ tyrannosaur was a massive meat-munching monster – CNET

The dashing dinosaur is now the oldest tyrannosaur species discovered in Canada. …read more Source:: CNet

Trump’s 2021 Budget Drowns Science Agencies in Red Ink, Again

It’s another sea of red ink for federal research funding programs in President Donald Trump’s latest budget proposal. The 2021 budget request to Congress released today calls for deep, often double-digit cuts to R&D spending at major science agencies. From a report: At the same time, the president wants to put more money into a…

Amazon demands Trump testify about the JEDI contract

Amazon is attempting to depose President Donald Trump and others over the US government’s award the $10-billion dollar JEDI cloud to Microsoft Azure over AWS. …read more Source:: ZDNet

BYO-Bug Tactic Attacks Windows Kernel with Outdated Driver

The RobbinHood ransomware is using a deprecated Gigabyte driver as the tip of the spear for taking out antivirus products. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Foreign hackers are targeting more US government agencies, report says – CNET

Hacking: the counterintelligence tool of choice. …read more Source:: CNet

Active PayPal Phishing Scam Targets SSNs, Passport Photos

Phishing emails have been uncovered that request a full rundown of personal data – even asking for photos of passports. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Yahoo and Tumblr Lost 33% of Their Web Traffic in the Past Several Years

If there were any major sites that took a web traffic pummeling in 2019 Yahoo and Tumblr would top the list. That’s according to a new report from SimilarWeb. The report looks back on key web trends in 2019. Among those trends were some pretty bad news for some sites: 1. Total web traffic is…

Jeff Bezos: I will depose King Trump

In today’s episode of Absolutely Never Happening, Amazon wants the President to testify whether or not he personally ordered AWS JEDI snub Amazon has taken the extraordinary step of moving to depose the President of the United States as part of its appeal against the Pentagon’s decision to award the $10bn JEDI cloud contract to…

Motorola Razr will be available in Blush Gold starting this Spring – CNET

The Razr is getting back to its fashion and style roots with a second color option. …read more Source:: CNet

Best Apple Watch deals for 2020: Every Series 5 model is on sale at Amazon – CNET

Get the 44mm GPS or cellular model for $44 off Apple’s list price. …read more Source:: CNet