Day: March 30, 2020

Ford will produce 50,000 ventilators in the next 100 days to fight COVID-19 – Roadshow

The Blue Oval will begin production in late April at its Rawsonville, Michigan factory with paid volunteer labor supported by the UAW to help fight coronavirus. …read more Source:: CNet

Official: Office 365 Personal, Home axed next month… and replaced by Microsoft 365 cloud subscriptions

Plus: Edge sharpened, Teams upgrades promised Microsoft on Monday teased a few future features of its Edge web browser and Teams slack-killer. It also announced the rebranding of its cloud productivity suite Office 365 as Microsoft 365 – a subscription offering that already included Office 365, alongside Windows 10 Enterprise services and security features.… …read…

Researchers Develop Faster Way To Replace Bad Data With Accurate Information

sandbagger writes: Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Army Research Office have demonstrated a new model of how competing pieces of information spread in online social networks and the Internet of Things (IoT). The findings could be used to disseminate accurate information more quickly, displacing false information about anything from computer security to…

Instacart workers strike amid COVID-19 fears, call company response a ‘sick joke’ – CNET

Hours before the protest, Instacart addressed some safety concerns. But, workers say, it wasn’t enough. …read more Source:: CNet

OnePlus 8 leaks shows off new colors and possible specs – CNET

The new phones will come in a variety of colors and have wireless charging. …read more Source:: CNet

Dot-com price rises on the way over the next four years: ICANN approves Verisign contract, walks off with $20m

You thought thousands of complaints might make a difference? Analysis The price of dot-coms will steadily increase over the next four years following DNS overseer ICANN’s controversial renewal of Verisign’s contract to run the top-level domain.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Nation-State Attacks Drop in Latest Google Analysis

Phishing and zero-days continue to be a core part of the APT arsenal. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Amazon, Instacart Grocery Delivery Workers Strike For Coronavirus Protection And Pay

Amazon warehouse workers in Staten Island, N.Y., and Instacart’s grocery delivery workers nationwide plan to walk off their jobs on Monday. From the report: They are demanding stepped-up protection and pay as they continue to work while much of the country is asked to isolate as a safeguard against the coronavirus. The strikes come as…

Microsoft Edge Will Tell You If Credentials Are Compromised

Password Monitor, InPrivate mode, and ad-tracking prevention are three new additions to Microsoft Edge. …read more Source:: DarkReading

FCC Chairman proposes COVID-19 Telehealth Program – CNET

The CARES Act gives the FCC $200 million to help promote telehealth. Here’s how Ajit Pai proposes spending it. …read more Source:: CNet