Day: April 27, 2020

This robot vacuum solves the Roomba’s biggest problem: Getting stuck – CNET

Armed with sensors and an HD camera, the Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T8 Aivi scans your home as it cleans to sidestep traps like shoes and cords. …read more Source:: CNet

Google sibling Verily expands COVID-19 website to New York, Virginia, more – CNET

The company is partnering with Rite Aid to facilitate testing in more states. …read more Source:: CNet

Watch now the three UFO videos uncovered by Blink-182 star – and today officially released by the Pentagon

Rock and roll at 30,000 ft at hypersonic speeds Videos The US Department of Defense today officially released three short videos of “unidentified aerial phenomena” – aka unidentified flying objects – that it still apparently doesn’t have an explanation for.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

After Prolonged Service Outage, Petnet Shuts Down, Citing Coronavirus

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Cloud-connected, “smart” automated pet-feeder system Petnet has had a rough spring. The service not only went offline in February, but all its customer service vanished, too, leaving users in the dark until the company apologized and pushed a patch more than a week later. The service…

Attackers Target Sophos Firewalls with Zero-Day

Remote exploit compromises specific configurations of XG firewalls with the intent of stealing data from the devices. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Disney Claims Anyone Using a Twitter Hashtag is Agreeing To Their Terms of Use

Chris Burns, writing for SlashGear: This morning the official Disney+ Twitter account suggested that Star Wars fans could celebrate the next big holiday with the biggest brand in the galaxy. “Celebrate the Saga,” they said, “Reply with your favorite #StarWars memory and you may see it somewhere special on #MayThe4th.” The follow up to this…

Airbnb adds coronavirus cleaning protocol and 24-hour buffer between rentals – CNET

Travelers will soon be able to see which listings are certified as disinfected. …read more Source:: CNet

F5 Networks satisfies second quarter earnings targets, guidance strong

The company said it has seen an increased demand for capacity as customers scale remote access capabilities for employees working from home. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Fortnite: Travis Scott Astronomical experience seen by more than 27 million players – CNET

The jaw-dropping concert was a truly unique event for the battle royale game. …read more Source:: CNet

How you talk about coronavirus actually impacts its spread – CNET

Tracking the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19 is more complex than following numbers. Memes and social media chatter matter too. …read more Source:: CNet