Day: November 26, 2018

Latest Windows 10 Update Breaks Windows Media Player, Win32 Apps In General

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The important data loss bug that interrupted the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809, may be fixed, but it turns out there are plenty of other weird problems with the release. As spotted by Paul Thurrott, the update also breaks the seek…

Apple starts Entrepreneur Camp program to help female app developers – CNET

The company’s new initiative will bring women to Apple Park for private sessions with Apple executives and will give ongoing support. …read more Source:: CNet

Cyber Monday 2018 kitchen and appliance deals: KitchenAid Stand Mixer discount, $100 off Dyson products and more – CNET

Upgrade your cooking game, level up laundry day and make vacuuming easy with our favorite deals on kitchen gadgets and large appliances. …read more Source:: CNet

Knuddels Flirt App Slapped with Hefty Fine After Data Breach

It’s Germany’s first GDPR fine, for an incident that affected millions of accounts. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Cyber Monday 2018: the best Instant Pot deals right now – CNET

If you haven’t bought into the hype around the Instant Pot pressure cooker yet, now’s your chance to get in with some aggressive holiday pricing. …read more Source:: CNet

Poké Ball Plus Teardown Reveals No Pikachu Inside

The latest entry in the fan favorite franchise Pokémon saw release earlier this month alongside a particularly interesting controller. Known as the Poké Ball Plus, this controller is able to control Pokémon games that are available on completely separate platforms, as well as transfer data between them. It rumbles, It talks, it lights up, it’s…

Check your repos… Crypto-coin-stealing code sneaks into fairly popular NPM lib (2m downloads per week)

Node.js package tried to plunder Bitcoin wallets A widely used Node.js code library in NPM’s warehouse of repositories was altered to include crypto-coin-stealing malware. The lib in question, event-stream, is downloaded roughly two million times a week by application programmers.… …read more Source:: Register

Lawmakers introduce bill to stop bots from ruining holiday shopping – CNET

Scalpers are using bots to buy out all the best gifts and reselling them at much higher prices. …read more Source:: CNet

Cyber Monday 2018 Galaxy sales: Free Galaxy S9, 50-inch TV and Galaxy Watch gifts now – CNET

Some offers end today, some will keep going strong into the week. …read more Source:: CNet

NASA InSight lander sends back gritty first image from Mars – CNET

NASA’s new eyes on Mars open wide for a fascinating first view of the Red Planet. …read more Source:: CNet