Day: November 8, 2018

Pentagon Draws Back the Veil on APT Malware with Sudden Embrace of VirusTotal

Two samples have already been added to the malware zoo, indicating a new openness from the federal government when it comes to cyber. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Marvel show about Loki added to Disney’s streaming service, Disney+ – CNET

Disney’s Netflix rival gets a name and a Marvel original series. …read more Source:: CNet

Exomoons could have ‘moon-moons,’ and they might support alien life – CNET

Astronomers think they might have found the first moon circling a planet beyond our solar system. Now one researcher is looking at what the weather might be like on a moon orbiting that moon. …read more Source:: CNet

In news that will shock absolutely no one, America’s cellphone networks throttle vids, strangle rival Skype

Net neutrality probe finds it’s not the end of the world, though Analysis US cellphone networks are all throttling video to some extent, providing lower-quality stream to their customers, and some are purposefully undermining Skype as an alternative to their services.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Bird wants people to report poorly parked scooters – CNET

The electric scooter company says it’s going to deploy workers to reposition irresponsibly parked vehicles. …read more Source:: CNet

Avengers 4 director teases about trailer release date, movie title – CNET

Frustrated fans, assemble! Joe Russo knows you want the A4 trailer, and he’s playing you. …read more Source:: CNet

As if connected toys weren’t creepy enough, kids’ data could be used against them in future

Watchdog tells manufacturers to reveal what they slurp on tots Connected toy makers should make clear what data they slurp up, the UK’s Office of the Children’s Commissioner has said in a report warning of the long-term impact of amassing data on kids.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Best Black Friday 2018 Walmart deals: PS4 and Xbox One for $200, $99 Google Home Hub and more – CNET

Walmart has released some of its Black Friday deals: Google Home Hub for $100. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for $200 and much more. …read more Source:: CNet

Docker is getting in on Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 migration push

Docker is helping bang the drum for customers still on older versions of Windows Server who want/need to migrate to maintain support. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Rewound and Rewired BLDC Makes a Half-Decent Generator

What’s the best way to turn a high-powered brushless DC motor optimized for hobby use into a decent low-RPM generator? Do you take a purely mechanical approach and slap a gearbox on the shaft? Or do you tackle the problem electrically? The latter approach is what [GreatScott!] settled on with his BLDC rewinding and rewiring…