Day: May 12, 2020

GMC Hummer and Cadillac Lyriq EVs on schedule despite pandemic – CNET

These new electric vehicles are still slated to be revealed later this year. …read more Source:: CNet

Quibi Cofounder Jeffrey Katzenberg Blames Pandemic for Streaming Service’s Rough Start

Quibi, the streaming app veteran executive Jeffrey Katzenberg started with Meg Whitman a little more than a month ago — and for which it raised $1.8 billion — is off to a rough start. From a report: Downloads have been anemic, despite a lineup that includes producers and stars like Jennifer Lopez, LeBron James, Idris…

Facebook reaches $52M settlement with ex-content moderators over PTSD – CNET

Moderators alleged they experienced symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after repeatedly reviewing violent images on the social network. …read more Source:: CNet

Spotify Kids launches parental controls including listening history – CNET

You can also now block some songs and audio books. …read more Source:: CNet

REvil Ransomware Attack Hits A-List Celeb Law Firm

Cybercriminals used the REvil ransomware to attack a law firm used by the likes of Lady Gaga, Drake and Madonna. Now, they’re threatening to leak the 756 gigabytes of stolen data. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Deck out your backyard with huge discounts on outdoor furniture from Wayfair, Overstock and more – CNET

Enjoy the sunshine and fresh air without having to wear face masks. …read more Source:: CNet

YouTube Music Adds a Transfer Option Ahead of Google Play Music’s Shutdown this Year

Google is making it easier for Google Play Music users to make the switch to the company’s now preferred music app, YouTube Music, ahead of its plans to shut down Google Play Music later this year. From a report: Starting today, Google Play Music users will be able to move their libraries, personal taste preferences…

DHS, FBI & DoD Report on New North Korean Malware

Three new reports detail malware coming out of the Hidden Cobra cyber operations in North Korea. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Nine in ten biz applications harbor out-of-date, unsupported, insecure open-source code, study shows

Free-as-in-speech software is wildly popular – keeping libraries, components up to date is not Ninety-one per cent of commercial applications include outdated or abandoned open source components, underscoring the potential vulnerability of organizations using untended code, according to a software review.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Age of Empires 2, a 21-Year-Old Game, is Having an Incredible Year

Age of Empires 2, a 21-year-old game, could well be having its best year ever. From a report: Since its HD re-release in 2013 the game has had a steady growth in average player count, but with the release of Age of Empires 2: Definitive edition last year and COVID-19 lockdowns inflating player counts across…