Day: May 6, 2020

ServiceNow’s 6-week virtual conference kicks off. Yes, you read that right: 6 weeks…

It’s a long, long buildup to CEO’s soliloquy, it’s a long way to go Knowledge 2020 With the long flights, late nights and early starts, IT conferences might seem endless. But with the shift to the online format becoming standard, for now at least, participants might be spared the trial of endurance.… …read more Source::…

Microsoft Announces Surface Book 3 With 10th-Gen Intel CPUs and New NVIDIA GPUs

Ammalgam shares a report from Redmond Pie: Microsoft has officially announced the Surface Book 3. Not much has changed for the device in terms of external design, but internal circuitry is where it’s at. This newest addition to the Surface family was formally unveiled alongside the Surface Go 2 today. And the detachable PC finally…

Attacks on WordPress Sites Surge

Defiant says it observed a 30-fold increase in attacks in just the past few days. …read more Source:: DarkReading

The Future of NFC Includes Wireless Charging For Earbuds and Smartwatches

It might soon be much easier to buy a smartphone that can charge small devices like earbuds or smartwatches. From a report: The NFC Forum, responsible for near-field communications tech, has unveiled the Wireless Charging Specification (WLC). That will allow devices like chargers or smartphones, equipped with a single antenna, to transfer power to compatible…

Fake crypto-wallet extensions appear in Chrome Web Store once again, siphoning off victims’ passwords

‘Seriously sometimes seems Google’s moderators are only optimized to respond to social media outrage’ Three weeks after Google removed 49 Chrome extensions from its browser’s software store for stealing crypto-wallet credentials, 11 more password-swiping add-ons have been spotted – and some are still available to download.… …read more Source:: Register

BMW i8 replacement shelved due to coronavirus, report says – CNET

BMW showed the Vision M Next design study that likely previewed the next plug-in sports car. …read more Source:: CNet

Closest Black Hole To Earth Found ‘Hiding in Plain Sight’

The massive cosmic object lurks in a star system you can see with the naked eye. From a report: During winter in the Southern Hemisphere, a blue point of light in the constellation Telescopium gleams overhead. The brilliant pinprick on the sky, which looks like a bright star, is actually two stars in close orbit…

T-Mobile Q1 solid, COVID-19 hit, Sprint integration lands in Q2

Mike Sievert, T-Mobile CEO, said the company’s goal is to execute well, integrate Sprint and weather the COVID-19 pandemic. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Half of Companies Have Suffered a Cybersecurity Issue Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Survey shows 49% expect to experience a data breach or cybersecurity incident in the next month. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Microsoft has speedy portable treats for locked-down princes and paupers alike with Surface Book 3 and Surface Go 2

£399 for entry-level lappy, £1,599 for high-end pro kit Lockdown hasn’t stopped Microsoft from releasing some of its new kit at least – the Washington-based tech giant today announced the Surface Go 2 and the Surface Book 3.… …read more Source:: TheRegister