Day: January 26, 2021

Reddit and Elon Musk made GameStop stock jump even more in after-hours trading – CNET

Online market players hatched a plan to make GameStop’s stock rocket up despite having little value, and it worked. Then Tesla’s CEO tweeted about it too. …read more Source:: CNet

Solar Orbiter delivers sparkling view of Venus, Earth and Mars – CNET

The ESA and NASA spacecraft captured an unusual view of its home planet looking glittery in space. …read more Source:: CNet

Last chance to save $50 on these Phiaton noise-canceling headphones with 43-hour runtime – CNET

The Phiaton 900 Legacy over-ear headphones have a carbon-fiber aesthetic and cost about a third of the Apple AirPods Max. …read more Source:: CNet

DanaBot Malware Roars Back into Relevancy

Sophisticated and dangerous, DanaBot has resurfaced after laying dormant for seven months. …read more Source:: Threatpost

USPS is about to plug into electric mail carriers, thanks to Biden administration – Roadshow

The Biden administration will convert the entire fleet of federal vehicles to American-made EVs, and that will mean finally saying goodbye to the Grumman LLV. …read more Source:: CNet

Microsoft Mocks Apple’s Doomed Touch Bar in New Surface Ad

Microsoft has a habit of reigniting the Mac vs. PC conflict for its Surface ads, and this time it’s going after Apple’s Touch Bar. In a new TV commercial, aired during Sunday night’s NFL championship games, Microsoft pits Apple’s MacBook Pro against the company’s Surface Pro 7. It’s a chance for Microsoft to mock Apple’s…

Apple emits emergency iOS security updates while warning holes may have been exploited in wild by hackers

Plus fixes for iPadOS, tvOS, watchOS, XCode, iCloud for Windows – and a day after Google disclosed Nork op Apple today released software updates to patch vulnerabilities in iPhones and iPads that may have been exploited by miscreants to silently snoop on victims from afar.… …read more Source:: Register

Privacy Teams Helped Navigate the Pivot to Work-from-Home

Annual Cisco privacy study also reports that 90% of organizations say their customers won’t buy from them if they are not clear about data policy practices. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Apple fixes another three iOS zero-days exploited in the wild

Fixes come after Apple patched another set of three zero-days last November. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Google Play Bans Video App For Standard ‘.ass’ Subtitle Support

Google Play’s crazy automated app review process strikes again. From a report: This time, the puritan robot overlords that run the Play Store briefly decided that listing support for common subtitle files is enough to get your app banned. The developer for Just (Video) Player wrote in the app’s bug tracker, “After a tiny unrelated…