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Results 1 - 10 of about 2017:

Iain Thomson / The Register:
Google software engineer Grzegorz Milka says in conference presentation that under 10% of active Gmail users have two-factor authentication enabled   —  Your daily dose of digital depression  —  Usenix Enigma It has been nearly seven years since Google introduced two-factor authentication …
Jan 18, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Richard Chirgwin / The Register:
Google Cast protocol bug causing temporary Wi-Fi outages on many routers; some router vendors are releasing firmware fixes; Google says fix is coming   —  Router vendors sling firmware to protect users from packet floods  —  Wi-Fi router vendors have started issuing patches to defend their products against Google Chromecast devices.
Jan 15, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Paul Kunert / The Register:
Sources: IBM to reassign up to 30% of the ~103,000 staff in its Global Technology Services wing this year, resulting in job cuts through attrition of ~10,100   —  The result?  One-third of GTS to be ‘redeployed’ or not replaced when they leave  —  Exclusive IBM has indicated …
Jan 11, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
The Register:
Security issues arising from design flaw in Intel CPUs will need OS fix that will likely slow down Windows and Linux machines   —  Other OSes will need an update, performance hits loom  —  A fundamental design flaw in Intel's processor chips has forced a significant redesign of the Linux …
Jan 2, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Shaun Nichols / The Register:
Pro tip: You can log into macOS High Sierra as root with no password   —  Apple, this is bad, like Windows 95 bad  —  A trivial to exploit flaw in macOS High Sierra allows users to get admin rights without a password.  —  The bug occurs on the Mac's admin login window …
Nov 28, 2017, 3:31 PMIn context
Thomas Claburn / The Register:
Reacting to dissatisfaction in the open source community, Facebook moves React, Jest, Flow, and Immutable.js from BSD + Patents license to the MIT license   —  Hybrid BSD pact will be replaced by MIT deal for some projects  —  Faced with growing dissatisfaction about licensing requirements …
Sep 24, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context
Simon Sharwood / The Register:
VMware says its integration with AWS is now live, launches a set of new SaaS products at its VMworld conference   —  Being a better multi-cloud wrangler is VMware's Azure Stack defence  —  VMWORLD 2017 VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger last week introduced the company's second quarter results b saying …
Aug 28, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context
Gareth Corfield / The Register:
Germany's self-driving car ethics guidelines: prioritize human life over animals or property in accidents, don't choose whom to save based on age, and more   —  New auto rules approaching in the land of Das Auto  —  Germany's government has answered the car ethics question once and for all …
Aug 27, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Thomas Claburn / The Register:
Apple updates WebKit Feature Status dashboard to “In Development” for Service Workers, indicating that it may eventually support Progressive Web Apps on iOS   —  Service Workers land in WebKit, clearing way for better in-browser applications  —  Analysis About a week …
Aug 5, 2017, 12:35 AMIn context
Chris Williams / The Register:
Heaps of Windows 10 internal builds, private source code leak online   —  Unreleased 64-bit ARM versions, Server editions among dumped data  —  Exclusive A massive trove of Microsoft's internal Windows operating system builds and chunks of its core source code have leaked online.
Jun 23, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context

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