Day: April 23, 2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey meets with President Trump – CNET

Twitter says Dorsey discussed the “health of the public conversation ahead of the 2020 US elections.” …read more Source:: CNet

Mark Zuckerberg under fire for Facebook’s privacy mistakes – CNET

Sen. Ron Wyden wants federal regulators to hold the CEO personally responsible. …read more Source:: CNet

Nintendo Squashes Super Mario Commodore 64 Port Which Took Seven Years To Make

Last week, after seven years of work, Nintendo fan ZeroPaige finally released a working port of Super Mario Bros. for the Commodore 64. The achievement — and hard graft behind it — caught the eye of C64 fans, who praised the effort of recreating one of gaming’s greatest masterpieces for the much loved home computer….

Carbanak Source Code Unveils a Startlingly Complex Malware

The malware is behind billions in banking and credit-card losses. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Meizu 16s phone launches with Snapdragon 855 processor, Men’s Beauty mode for $475 – CNET

This is one of the most affordable phones you can buy that has the same processor as the Galaxy S10 and Huawei P30 Pro. …read more Source:: CNet

2020 Nissan 370Z remains a value, also remains old – Roadshow

The 50th Anniversary Edition adds just $2,600 to the Sport trim’s price tag. …read more Source:: CNet

Marsquake! NASA InSight lander detects a shimmy on Mars – CNET

Shake it up. Mars’ stomach is rumbling and InSight is there for it. …read more Source:: CNet

Microsoft Displays Warning Messages in Windows 7 About the Impending End of Support

Windows 7 users have started to report the appearance of a pop-up message from Microsoft informing them that support for the operating system is coming to an end. From a report: While this will not come as a surprise to everyone, not all Windows 7 users will be aware that Microsoft is on the verge…

California’s politicians rush to gut internet privacy law with pro-tech giant amendments

Meanwhile, the only pro-privacy proposal gets quietly pulled Analysis The right for Californians to control the private data that tech companies hold on them may be undermined today at a critical committee hearing in Sacramento.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

FAA Paves Way For Alphabet Unit To Make First US Drone Deliveries

Alphabet’s Wing Aviation unit on Tuesday got the okay to start delivering goods by drone in Virginia later this year, making the sister unit of search engine Google the first company to get U.S. air carrier certification, the Federal Aviation Administration said. From a report: This means Wing can begin a commercial service delivering goods…