Day: November 9, 2020

iPhone 12 Mini review: Finally, the small phone we wanted – CNET

Move over iPhone SE. This is the small iPhone people have been asking Apple to make. …read more Source:: CNet

iPhone 12 Pro Max review: Big phone energy – CNET

With a big battery, outstanding cameras and the largest screen ever on an iPhone, the 12 Pro Max deserves a spot in your pocket — if you can get it to fit. …read more Source:: CNet

Voters Overwhelmingly Back Community Broadband In Chicago and Denver

An anonymous reader quotes a report from VICE: Voters in both Denver and Chicago have overwhelmingly thrown their support behind local community broadband projects, joining the hundreds of U.S. communities that have embraced home-grown alternatives to entrenched telecom monopolies. In Chicago, roughly 90 percent of voters approved a non-binding referendum question that asked: “should the…

Black Friday Walmart deals available now: $100 Wi-Fi robot vac, $48 Roku Ultra, $15 Magic Bullet blender and more – CNET

The retailer’s first of several early sales is happening right now. …read more Source:: CNet

Zoom strong-armed by US watchdog to beef up security after boasting of end-to-end encryption that didn’t exist

Vid-chat giant promises never again to make ‘misrepresentations about its privacy and security practices’ Zoom has been forced to agree to a range of security improvements in a settlement with America’s consumer watchdog, the Federal Trade Commission, as a result of earlier wrongly claiming it offered true 256-bit end-to-end encryption.… …read more Source:: Register

Streaming TV Advertisers Want Better Targeting — Minus the Privacy Backlash

Advertisers entering the burgeoning medium of streaming TV say they want better measurement and targeting capabilities than they are finding there. But a shadow looms over any efforts to give them what they want: the privacy backlash that has recently put other digital media on the defensive. From a report: That means obtaining viewers’ consent…

Trump Site Alleging AZ Election Fraud Exposes Voter Data

Slapdash setup of Trump website collecting reports of Maricopa County in-person vote irregularities exposed 163,000 voter data records to fraud, via SQL injection. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Data Privacy Gets Solid Upgrade With Early Adopters

The United Kingdom and the regional government of Flanders kick off four pilots of the Solid data-privacy technology from World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee, which gives users more control of their data. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Apple Silicon Mac speculation: The good, the bummer, and the ugly at tomorrow’s event

Will we see Macs with color options? Maybe. Maybe not. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Cyberattack on UVM Health Network Impedes Chemotherapy Appointments

The cyberattack has halted chemotherapy, mammogram and screening appointments, and led to 300 staff being furloughed or reassigned. …read more Source:: Threatpost