Category: News

YouTube suspends OANN for allegedly peddling fake COVID-19 cures

If the outlet wants to monetize videos in the future, it must reapply to YouTube’s member program. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Home Depot agrees to $17.5 million settlement over 2014 data breach

The US retailer’s point-of-sale systems were infected with malware. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Considering the colonisation of Mars? Werner Herzog would like a word

Famed director dispenses a reality check for wannabe Martians Film-maker Werner Herzog has upended the scorn bucket over billionaire electric car and space firm mogul Elon Musk’s plans to create a city on Mars.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

COVID-19 is no barrier to global expansion

Recent restrictions on international travel are proving no match for the growth ambitions of some fast-moving Australian companies. …read more Source:: ZDNet

MongoDB loses its mind with marketing budget movie mania: Yep, it’s Hackers with drop-down menus

This must have cost a packet… MongoDB has just found out what it can spend the marketing budget on, if not the usual fodder of canapés and international flights.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Rolls-Royce’s Black Badge cars get lit with Neon Nights series – Roadshow

This is actually extremely cool. …read more Source:: CNet

SMD Challenge Extreme Edition Gets Our Flux Flowing

Skills challenges have become a fun way to facilitate friendly competition amongst anyone who appreciates a fine solder joint. If you’ve seen any Supercon / Remoticon coverage there’s surely been a mention of the infamous soldering skills challenge, where competitors test their mettle against surface mount components sized to be challenging but fair. What if…

Study Finds Users, Not Notifications, Initiate 89% of Smartphone Interactions

According to a new study published in the journal Computers In Human Behavior, smartphone users initiate 89% of the interactions, with only 11% initiated by a notification. “This is at odds with previous academic literature and news reports which commonly claim that smartphone notifications are ruining your life, ruining productivity, and so on,” reports PsychNewsDaily….

NASA building network cables so fast they can survive supersonic flight – could this finally deliver unbreakable RJ45 latching tabs?

Needed for probe testing how X-59 can break sound barrier without breaking eardrums NASA has revealed it’s building network cables capable of surviving supersonic flight.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

True Networked KVM Without Breaking the Bank

For administering many computers at once, an IP KVM is an invaluable piece of equipment that makes it possible to get the job done over the network without having to haul a keyboard, monitor, and mouse around to each computer. The only downside is that they can get pricey, unless of course you can roll…