Category: News

Uber Connects Out-of-Work U.S. Ride-Hail Drivers To Delivery, Production Jobs

Uber said on Monday its app will list job openings in the delivery, food production and grocery industry that its U.S. drivers can access during a slump in ride-hailing demand due to the coronavirus. From a report: Beginning on Monday, drivers can find job listings of other companies in a new section of their app,…

From Amanda Holden to petrol-filled water guns: It has been a weird week for 5G

Gov.UK to ask social networks to do their part… Comment Amanda Holden is not an epidemiologist. She holds no degree in electrical engineering or physics. Her time is spent judging the (often self-contradictory) Britain’s Got Talent, or sitting next to Phil Schofield on the couch of This Morning, where she earned notoriety by asking Brit…

A Google Plan To Wipe Out Mosquitoes Appears to Be Working

An experimental program led by Google parent Alphabet to wipe out disease-causing mosquitoes succeeded in nearly eliminating them from three test sites in California’s Central Valley. From a report: Stamping out illness caused by mosquitoes is one of Alphabet unit Verily’s most ambitious public-health projects. The effort appears to be paying off, according to a…

Learn how to maintain remote scale, resiliency and intelligence with the Akamai Edge Live | Virtual Summit

From managing during unprecedented times to dealing with wider digital change, these are the sessions you need Promo Business continuity, cyber security, and maintaining customer experience are the order of the day as we all bed in to work from home for the near (or mid) future. The Edge Live | Virtual Summit 2020 has…

Brainstorming COVID-19 Hack Chat

Join us on Wednesday, April 8 at noon Pacific for the Brainstorming COVID-19 Hack Chat! The COVID-19 pandemic has been sweeping across the globe now for three months. In that time it has encountered little resistance in its advances, being a novel virus with just the right mix of transmissibility and virulence that our human…

Government VPN Servers Targeted in Zero-Day Attack

The attacks are being carried out against Chinese government interests worldwide, according to Qihoo 360. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Cash for Clunkers program could make a comeback, Ford says – Roadshow

As the coronavirus slams the economy, Ford suggests a similar stimulus program will be necessary. …read more Source:: CNet

Mozilla Patches Two Critical Zero-Days in Firefox

The latest release of Firefox brings fixes for two Critical vulnerabilities already seen exploited in the wild. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Microservices: Do you believe the hype?

Take this short, multiple choice survey and tell us what you think about microservices. …read more Source:: ZDNet

New Jersey Desperately Needs COBOL Programmers

In New Jersey, the coronavirus outbreak has resulted in something that few people outside that state’s tech department would have foreseen: a dire need for COBOL coders. From a report, shared by reader AmiMoJo: Standing for Common Business-Oriented Language, COBOL’s day came and went long ago. It initially made a splash by giving coders a…