Day: February 25, 2020

Venus and the moon will do a celestial tango this week – CNET

They’re the brightest bodies in the night sky and they’re getting very close, but only for voyeuristic earthlings. …read more Source:: CNet

Save up to $235 on an Alienware Aurora R8 gaming PC – CNET

Get this Core i7-powered PC with GeForce RTX 2060 Super graphics for $1450. …read more Source:: CNet

Disney CEO Bob Iger Steps Down, Capping His Career With Disney Plus’ Epic Launch

Disney CEO Bob Iger stepped down as CEO today, effective immediately. “Iger — who spent his entire career at the company and will leave with Disney’s titanic transition to streaming with Disney Plus as the legacy capping his tenure — will remain chairman of the Walt Disney Company until the end of next year, and…

Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block steps down

Meanwhile, Salesforce announced the $1.33 billion acquisition of industry cloud provider Vlocity …read more Source:: ZDNet

Mind the gap: Google patches holes in Chrome – exploit already out there for one of them after duo spot code fix

Pair engineer malicious code from public source tweak before official binary releases Google has updated Chrome for Linux, Mac, and Windows to address three security vulnerabilities – and exploit code for one of them is already public, so get patching.… …read more Source:: Register

Climate change finds a foe in ride-hailing services, study shows – Roadshow

Skip the Uber or Lyft if you really want to minimize your carbon footprint and try public transportation. …read more Source:: CNet

RSAC 2020: Blockchain is ‘Garbage In’, Voting Needs Paper Ballots

The annual cryptographer’s panel took on issues of privacy and how new crypto-technologies apply to it in today’s digital world. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Jurassic World 3: Dominion starts filming – CNET

The third movie will star Jurassic Park OGs Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum and Laura Dern. …read more Source:: CNet

Firefox for Mac and Linux To Get a New Security Sandbox System

Mozilla will add a new security sandbox system to Firefox on Linux and Firefox on Mac. The new technology, named RLBox, works by separating third-party libraries from an app’s native code. From a report: This process is called “sandboxing,” and is a widely used technique that can prevent malicious code from escaping from within an…

Oppo unveils screen details of its new Find X2 phone – CNET

With MWC cancelled, the Chinese phone maker is revealing details on Twitter. …read more Source:: CNet