Day: October 14, 2020

51 best TV shows to binge-watch on Netflix – CNET

Searching for a great show to binge? Here are some of the best Netflix has to offer. …read more Source:: CNet

Prime Day 2020 best deals under $50: Amazon Echo Show reduced to $45 and deep discounts on Echo, Roku, Blink and more – CNET

It’s Wednesday and the Prime Day savings continue at Amazon! For under 50 bucks you can still get a ton of great deals, but only while stocks last. …read more Source:: CNet

Elizabeth Holmes’ plan to avoid her Theranos fraud trial worked out about as well as her useless blood-testing machines

What she in lacks in ethics, she more than makes up for in persistence Theranos mastermind Elizabeth Holmes, who is accused of defrauding investors of her now-imploded blood-testing company, will face a jury after all: a judge just scrapped her final attempt to avoid prosecution.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Computers Are Hard: Building Software With David Heinemeier Hansson

Wojtek Borowicz interviews David Heinemeier Hansson, the creator of the popular Ruby on Rails web development framework: Wojtek Borowicz: Software methodology is an industry of its own. There is Scrum, and Agile, and coaches, and books, and all of that. But you and your team at Basecamp don’t follow these practices. Why? DHH: First of…

There’s no need to shout with this $32 wireless lapel microphone – CNET

Connect the receiver to your camera, laptop or phone and then wear the lavalier up to 165 feet away. …read more Source:: CNet

Split-Second ‘Phantom’ Images Can Fool Tesla’s Autopilot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Wired: Researchers at Israel’s Ben Gurion University of the Negev have spent the last two years experimenting with “phantom” images to trick semi-autonomous driving systems. They previously revealed that they could use split-second light projections on roads to successfully trick Tesla’s driver-assistance systems into automatically stopping without warning…

Image of tree-hugging Russian tiger tops wildlife photography winners – CNET

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest capture the beauty and struggles of animal life. …read more Source:: CNet

Travelex, Other Orgs Face DDoS Threats as Extortion Campaign Rages On

Organizations worldwide – including Travelex – have been sent letters threatening to launch DDoS attacks on their network unless a $230K ransom is paid. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Zoom Announces Rollout of End-to-End Encryption

Phase 1 removes Zoom servers from the key generation and distribution processes. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Iranian hackers restart attacks on universities as the new school year begins

This time they hosted phishing servers in Iran, immune to any takedown attempts. …read more Source:: ZDNet