Day: May 7, 2020

Watch a free livestream of John Wick with an intro from Keanu Reeves and Halle Berry Friday night – CNET

Host Jamie Lee Curtis is joined by Keanu, Halle, Lance Reddick and Asia Kate Dillon, plus filmmakers Chad Stahelski and David Leitch. …read more Source:: CNet

Takata airbags get a pass as NHTSA says automakers won’t need to recall more – CNET

NHTSA gave its final order on the airbags and said it will continue to monitor their performance. …read more Source:: CNet

Toyota confirms the US will get a GR hot hatch – CNET

Ten bucks says it’s a Corolla. …read more Source:: CNet

Google’s Read Along app helps kids learn amid coronavirus school closures – CNET

The app, available in over 180 countries, provides verbal and visual feedback as children read stories aloud. …read more Source:: CNet

Nuance, Cognizant post solid quarterly results, predict some near-term COVID-19 impact

Both Nuance and Cognizant say they’ll emerge from the pandemic in a position of strength. Meanwhile, Rimini Street sees new opportunities in the global economic slowdown. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Blue Mockingbird Monero-Mining Campaign Exploits Web Apps

The cybercriminals are using a deserialization vulnerability, CVE-2019-18935, to achieve remote code execution before moving laterally through the enterprise. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Intuit cuts Q3 outlook, withdraws 2020 guidance on COVID-19 impact

The company cited the pandemic’s impact on small business customers and the extension of the IRS tax filing deadline to mid July. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Andy Serkis to read The Hobbit online for 12 hours straight Friday – CNET

The actor who played Gollum will only take brief bathroom or lunch breaks during his reading to raise money to help fight coronavirus. …read more Source:: CNet

At Columbia University virtual conference, masters ply the strange and beautiful art of knowledge graphs

A conference sponsored by Columbia University, turned virtual because of COVID-19, brought together practitioners of knowledge graphs, hoping to get a handle on the order that lies beneath the chaos of the world. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Will Your TV Handle Xbox Series X Games That Tun at 120 FPS?

Jeff Grubb, writing for VentureBeat: One of the tidbits revealed during the first Xbox 20/20 event today is that Dirt 5 supports 120 frames per second on Xbox Series X. Publisher Codemasters’ racing game is coming in October, but it supports Smart Delivery. So if you get it for Xbox One, you’ll get the Xbox…