In the worst case scenario, the vulnerabilities can allow hackers to “load and execute arbitrary code outside the visibility of the user and operating system,” Intel wrote in the security bulletin. Other flaws affect the Management Engine and Intel’s Server Platform Services, potentially giving hackers privilege escalation rights. Intel has published a detection tool for […]
(Reuters) – Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE.N) were down 6 percent in pre-market trading on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman’s decision to step down from the role took investors by surprise. FILE PHOTO: Meg Whitman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, attends the annual meeting of the World Economic […]
Ajit Pai, head of the US telecoms regulator, revealed sweeping changes on Tuesday to overturn rules designed to protect an open internet. The regulations, put in place by the Obama administration in 2015, enshrined the principle of “net neutrality” in US law. Net neutrality is the idea that internet service providers should not interfere in […]
Retailers are trying to replace the static webpage with more interactive tech. Time will tell if they succeed.
Tap offers a new way to hammer out text messages and emails on your phone.
Get your phones ready because Android Oreo is finally here. (That’s right, it’s called Oreo, not Orangina.) After months of betas, an eclipse-themed countdown, and the usual rampant naming speculation, Google has lifted the veil of secrecy from Android O’s full name, and we can start looking ahead to what confectionery Android P will adopt. […]
Enlarge / 25-year-old Rudy Van Buren beat out 30,000 gamers to win a year’s contract with the McLaren F1 team as its new simulator driver. reader comments 0 Share this story After an exhausting week of fitness tests, engineering debriefs—plus plenty of racing games—the McLaren F1 team has crowned Rudy Van Buren from Leystad, Netherlands […]
The changes coincide with Transgender Awareness Week, and are the result of a survey of 5,500 existing trans users, as well as a consultation with the National Center for Transgender Equality. “One thing we heard over and over again from trans people using Grindr was that they felt unwelcome and that their non-trans peers only […]
The cost of protecting applications from cyberattacks is climbing fast. So, it’s time for business units to help cover the pricetag. The 2017 Ponemon Institute study reaffirms that while this year has seen more hacks and breaches than 2016, organizations are actually spending less money per breach. But the climbing security stocks in the wake […]
BEIJING (Reuters) – Smartphone maker Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and its biggest manufacturing partner on Wednesday said that a small number of students were discovered working overtime in its Chinese factory, violating local labor laws. FILE PHOTO: An iPhone X is seen on a large video screen in the new Apple Visitor Center in Cupertino, California, […]