Day: June 12, 2020

Best filtered water bottles for 2020 to remove bacteria, sediment and more – CNET

Don’t let bacteria get the best of you. Find out which filtered water bottles are best for outdoors and tap water. …read more Source:: CNet

Scientists Have Discovered Vast Unidentified Structures Deep Inside the Earth

Scientists combed through nearly 30 years of earthquake data to probe huge and mysterious objects near the Earth’s core. From a report: Scientists have discovered a vast structure made of dense material occupying the boundary between Earth’s liquid outer core and the lower mantle, a zone some 3,000 kilometers (1,864 miles) beneath our feet. The…

Stream all the things. You can get a Roku for just $40 – CNET

The Roku Streaming Stick Plus is everything we love about Roku in 4K, and it’s $10 off. …read more Source:: CNet

Whatsapp blamed own users for failure to keep phone number repo off Google searches

This story also mentions QR codes for maximum facepalm effect An infosec researcher reckons Whatsapp was a bit too quick off the mark to blame its users when hundreds of thousands of phone numbers, names and profile pictures were found to be easily accessible via Google.… …read more Source:: Register

Gran Turismo 7 will strut PlayStation 5’s hardware – Roadshow

Screenshots from the first footage show a return to the game’s roots. …read more Source:: CNet

Pool Owners Take Up AI To Prevent Drownings

Homeowners and pool operators are turning to artificial intelligence for an extra layer of safety to prevent drownings in backyard and public pools. From a report: The detection systems, which use submerged cameras and a form of AI known as computer vision, analyze live videos of swimmers and send alerts if they spot a person…

Hertz bankruptcy creates huge stock of bargain-priced used cars – Roadshow

As it navigates bankruptcy, the rental-car king is shedding its used-car stock, offering big discounts on Toyota, Kia, VW and Chevy models, among others. …read more Source:: CNet

AT&T looking to sell Warner Bros. gaming unit for $4B, report says – CNET

Companies including EA and Activision Blizzard have reportedly shown interest in purchasing the division. …read more Source:: CNet

Stalkerware Detection Rates Are Improving Across Antivirus Products

Detections rates for stalkerware applications on Android and Windows devices are slowly improving, according to the findings of a seven-month research project carried out by independent antivirus testing lab AV-Comparatives and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. From a report: The study, published earlier this week, took place in two phases, with the first in November 2019,…

Speaker for yourself: Looks like 5 patents are table stakes as Google countersues Sonos

You copied our technology! No, YOU copied our technology! Google has accused Sonos of infringing five of its patents in an escalation of a spat that begun five months ago when the speaker slinger alleged the search giant infringed its own IP.… …read more Source:: TheRegister