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Expert: Apple may have deployed unauthorized patch by mistake

Last month, reports came out that Apple accidentally installed a fake firmware patch on internal development servers. That's a lesson to all companies to be careful about where they get their patches.What may have happened is that an Apple employe.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldMar 16th, 2017

Opera Says Their iOS Updates Are Still Coming - Just Slowly

Slashdot reader BrianFagioli has posted an update about his communication with Opera over their plans for iOS. They'd originally tweeted Thursday that "at this moment we don't have a team working on IOS which is why we haven't released any updates.".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News55 min. ago

Hackers Have Targeted Both the Trump Organization And Democrat Election Data

An anonymous reader writes: Two recent news stories give new prominence to politically-motivated data breaches. Friday the Wall Street Journal reported that last year Guccifer 2.0 sent 2.5 gigabytes of Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee elec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 22 min. ago

Seven dead in India after fake news spread over WhatsApp incites mob violence

A widely shared false rumor on WhatsApp about alleged child abductions led to mob violence in two cities in India. Twenty people have been arrested on rioting and murder charges since the attacks. The post Seven dead in India after fake news spread o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 23 min. ago

New Zealand Joins Space Race With Successful Launch Of Lightweight "Electron" Rocket

"Rocket Lab: We have lift-off!" wrote long-time Slashdot reader ClarkMills on Wednesday. "History made as Electron launches successfully from Mahia." The New Zealand Herald reports: Rocket Lab engineers have started analyzing data from yesterday's h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 23 min. ago

5 solutions to fix your Huawei P10’s problems and get it back to normal

The Huawei P10 and P10 Plus are fantastic devices, but they're certainly not perfect. Thankfully, there are solutions to some of the problems you may be facing with Huawei's latest headset. The post 5 solutions to fix your Huawei P10’s problems.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 55 min. ago

Bitfenix Shogun Case - good or junk?

The Bitfenix Shogun may not look the part when it comes to its naming, but it does offer a nice and mostly functional feature set coupled with great overall build quality. It also sets itself apart by allowing the user to expand the motherb.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News11 hr. 47 min. ago

TechInsights Publishes Preliminary Analysis of 3D XPoint Memory

Now that the Intel Optane Memory M.2 SSDs are readily available on the open market, anyone with an electron microscope and the skills to use it can begin to probe the secrets of 3D XPoint memory that Intel and Micron have been keeping tightly under.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

The Week in Apple News and Rumors: Free Swift training, Apple’s rumored AI chip, AirPods firmware update, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending May 26, 2017Image by AppleIt’s the Memorial Day weekend, and we hope you’re enjoying time with your friends and family. If you’re taking a break to relax, you can check out the Apple-related headlines in this.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News14 hr. 38 min. ago

The Common Quality Successful People Have: High Self Awareness

The Common Quality Successful People Have: High Self Awareness.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

A Detailed Breakdown of the 6 Types of Facepalmed Moments We All Have Experienced

A Detailed Breakdown of the 6 Types of Facepalmed Moments We All Have Experienced.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

MIT developed an algorithm that will make drones more agile at high speeds

Current autonomous drones struggle to fly quickly while managing to dodge obstacles. That is because their cameras can only process images up to a certain speed. A new algorithm from MIT may have the solution. The post MIT developed an algorithm that.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

Hackers Have Targetted Both the Trump Organization And Democrat Election Data

An anonymous reader writes: Two recent news stories give new prominence to politically-motivated data breaches. Friday the Wall Street Journal reported that last year Guccifer 2.0 sent 2.5 gigabytes of Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee elec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

Use your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac with a quick settings change

Your Apple Watch can do more than track your fitness activities and sleep habits, assuming you know how to properly sync it with your Mac and enable the Auto Unlock feature. Here's how. The post Use your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac with a quick se.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 23 min. ago

A Third of the Nation"s Honeybee Colonies Died Last Year

A third of the honeybees in the United States were lost over the last year, part of a decade-long die-off experts said may threaten our food supply. USA Today reports: The annual survey of roughly 5,000 beekeepers showed the 33% dip from April 2016 t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 6 min. ago

Apple is reportedly working on a dedicated AI processor for its devices

According to a new report, Apple is working on a dedicated chip to power the artificial intelligence in some of its future products. There's no word on such a chip will be released. The post Apple is reportedly working on a dedicated AI processor for.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 7 min. ago

UCF Research Could Bring "Drastically" Higher Resolution To Your Phone and TV

New submitter cinemetek quotes a report from University of Central Florida: Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a new color changing surface tunable through electrical voltage that could lead to three times the resolution.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 15 min. ago

Data Heroes Point the Way to Big Data Analytics Value

This IDC Perspective examines the lessons from the DataWorks conference in Munich, Germany, in May 2017. It focuses on the awarded "data heroes," who have been catalysts and facilitators for successful Big Data usage in their organizations, identifie.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

HP Inc. Strengthens High-End A4 Laser Line with Printers and MFPs Targeting the Changing Office Environment

This IDC Market Note details HP Inc.'s new high-end color and monochrome laser printer and MFP lineup announced on May 16. This 10-model announcement targets business markets. This announcement builds on HP Inc.'s recent focus on increased print secu.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

"Hitman"s Bodyguard" trailer forces Jackson, Reynolds into perilous bromance

A new spot for The Hitman's Bodyguard stars Ryan Reynolds as an elite bodyguard, sworn to protect, and Samuel L. Jackson as a hitman who seems to have very little interest in being protected. What could possibly go wrong? The post 'Hitman's.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Apple Is Working On a Dedicated Chip To Power AI On Devices

According to Bloomberg, Apple is working on a processor devoted specifically to AI-related tasks. "The chip, known internally as the Apple Neural Engine, would improve the way the company's devices handle tasks that would otherwise require human inte.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017