Day: November 4, 2020

Google Forms Abused to Phish AT&T Credentials

More than 200 Google Forms impersonate top brands – including Microsoft OneDrive, Office 365, and Wells Fargo – to steal victims’ credentials. …read more Source:: Threatpost

GoDaddy Q3 revenue beats expectations on surge in business apps, stock jumps

GoDaddy shares jumped after the provider of hosting services topped Wall Street expectations for its third quarter thanks to a nearly-20% surge in revenue from business applications. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Qualcomm reports strong Q4 results, shares jump

Qualcomm’s revenue for the quarter was $6.5 billion, up 35% year-over-year. …read more Source:: ZDNet

California backs Proposition 22: Great news for Uber, Lyft as their drivers can work as indie contractors

And bad news for Facebook, Google after Golden State favors online privacy measures Californians have overturned lawmakers in two critical ballot measures covering the gig economy and online privacy, with broader implications for the whole country.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Proposition 24 Passes in California, Pushing Privacy Rights To the Forefront Again

California voters approved on Tuesday a ballot measure designed to beef up consumer privacy protections, according to unofficial returns published by the state’s secretary of state. From a report: Proponents of the measure, known as Proposition 24, say the initiative would close a loophole in the state’s current privacy law that lets major tech companies…

Minimalist Low Power Supercapacitor Sensor Node

One of the biggest challenges for wireless sensor networks is that of power. Solar panels usually produce less power than you hoped, especially small ones, and designing super low power circuits is tricky. [Strange.rand] has dropped into the low-power rabbit hole, and is designing a low-cost wireless sensor node that runs on solar power and…

Massachusetts Voters Overwhelmingly Pass Car Right-to-Repair Ballot Initiative

Massachusetts overwhelmingly voted to extend its automobile right to repair law, in a huge win for consumers. From a report: Question 1 was the most expensive measure battle in Massachusetts history with the auto industry (and independent repair companies) spending tens of millions of dollars lobbying, according to the Boston Globe. The measure is an…

If you’re an update laggard, buck up: Chrome zero-days are being exploited in the wild

Desktop and Android versions both at risk Patch Google Chrome with the latest updates – if you don’t, you’re vulnerable to a zero-day that is actively being exploited, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has warned.… …read more Source:: Register

Best prepared meal delivery services for 2020: Home Chef, Daily Harvest, Veestro and more – CNET

No-fuss prepared meals and oven-ready meal kits to save you time and stress. …read more Source:: CNet

Hexagon Announces Deal to Acquire PAS Global

The Houston-based PAS Global will operate as part of Hexagon’s PPM (formerly Intergraph Process, Power & Marine) division. …read more Source:: DarkReading