Day: June 23, 2020

An Apple Watch Series 5 makes a great graduation gift for just $300 – CNET

Or you can spend $120 less than that and get an Apple Watch Series 3 for $180. …read more Source:: CNet

3 iOS 14 features I’m excited for that nobody’s talking about yet – CNET

Even though they didn’t get the spotlight in Apple’s WWDC keynote, these iOS 14 features are still a big deal. …read more Source:: CNet

America Is Reopening. Coronavirus Tracing Apps Aren’t Ready.

Smartphone apps meant to track where people have traveled or whom they have been near are mostly buggy, little-used or not ready for major rollouts, raising concerns as restrictions lift and infections rise. From a report: Local officials in Teton County, Wyo., home to Yellowstone National Park and resort town Jackson Hole, want to prevent…

Wired: China’s Beidou satnav system, 35th bird in orbit. Tired: America’s GPS. Expired: Britain’s dreams of its own

Middle Kingdom completes its third-generation positioning system The delayed launch of China’s 35th and final third-gen Beidou satellite today gives the Middle Kingdom a completed advanced global positioning network.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Microsoft Previews Windows Defender ATP for Android

In addition, the first release of Defender ATP for Linux is now generally available. …read more Source:: DarkReading

EU May Ban Travel From US As It Reopens Borders, Citing Coronavirus Failures

European Union countries rushing to revive their economies and reopen their borders after months of coronavirus restrictions are prepared to block Americans from entering because the United States has failed to control the scourge, according to draft lists of acceptable travelers seen by The New York Times. From a report: That prospect, which would lump…

Sodinokibi Ransomware Now Scans Networks For PoS Systems

Attackers are compromising large companies with the Cobalt Strike malware, and then deploying the Sodinokibi ransomware. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Sustainability Hacks – CNET

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Facebook discontinues the Oculus Go VR headset

Convinced that 6DOF is “the future of VR,” Oculus is ending sales of the low-end virtual reality headsets. …read more Source:: ZDNet

TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot to step down at end of August – CNET

Brown-Philpot was one of the few Black women in an executive role in Silicon Valley. …read more Source:: CNet