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16-Year-Old HP Printer-Driver Bug Impacts Millions of Windows Machines

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Threatpost: Researchers have released technical details on a high-severity privilege-escalation flaw in HP printer drivers (also used by Samsung and Xerox), which impacts hundreds of millions of Windows machin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJul 22nd, 2021

First comprehensive assessment of climate change impacts on coasts and seas across the UK Overseas Territories

Professor John Turner and Dr. Gareth Williams of the School of Ocean Sciences were co-authors of the Indian Ocean Region Assessment which highlighted four priorities, which are the changes in coral species; changes to coral reef habitats; changes.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News51 min. ago

Latest Steam survey shows AMD rebounding, an excellent month for Ampere, and a Windows 7 resurgence

Having chipped away at Intel’s CPU lead since December and finally passing the 30% mark in May, AMD experienced a surprise decline in June, dropping to 28.41%. As predicted, it appears this was only a temporary blip: Team red rebounded with a share.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

Valve says its experience with Steam Machines helped develop the Steam Deck

In addition to the Steam Machine, Valve's other hardware products include the Steam Controller, which one member of our team spent hundreds of dollars on; the Steam Link, a very handy piece of kit that was ultimately replaced by an app; and the excel.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

The Ascent is missing Nvidia RTX and DLSS features on Game Pass, but not on Steam"s version

Neon Giant's debut title, The Ascent, was met with frustration as Windows-based Microsoft Game Pass users realized their version of the game provided no RTX or DLSS support. While this lack of functionality does not render the game unplayable, it doe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

Apple dominates as tablet shipments grow 4.2%, but sales are predicted to slow

According to analyst firm IDC, Apple shipped 12.9 million tablets in the second quarter of 2021, up 3.5% year-over-year. That lines up with CEO Tim Cook’s recent announcement that the iPad just experienced its most successful quarter in a decade......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

BoxGroup closes on $255M across two funds to back startups at their earliest stages

BoxGroup has quietly, yet diligently, been funding companies at the early stage for over a decade. The 11-year-old firm in fact was the first investor in Plaid, a fintech company that nearly got sold to Visa last year for billions of dollars. It has.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

Death toll in central China floods rises to 302, dozens still missing

The death toll from floods in central China last month is at least 302 with dozens of people still missing, officials said Monday, after record downpours dumped a year's worth of rain on a city in just three days......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

Russian Arctic warming leads to major ice loss

Glaciers and ice caps in two archipelagos in the Russian Arctic are losing enough meltwater to fill nearly five million Olympic-size swimming pools each year, research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

Banned Chinese Facial Recognition Technology Was Used in Search for US Protesters

Some protesters in Minnesota set a fire last year. But then the surveillance footage from that day "set off a nearly yearlong, international manhunt...involving multiple federal agencies and Mexican police. The pursuit also involved a facial recognit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 51 min. ago

DDI backend quotes trending upward

Display driver IC (DDI) backend quotes will be rising again in the third quarter of 2021 to reflect supply-side constraints, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 51 min. ago

Taiwan DDI chip suppliers poised to enjoy strong 3Q21

Taiwan-based display driver IC (DDI) suppliers including Fitipower Integrated Technology, FocalTech Systems, Himax Technologies, Novatek Microelectronics, Raydium Semiconductor and Sitronix Technology are all poised to report brisk sales and profit r.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 51 min. ago

To Fight Vaccine Misinformation, US Recruits an "Influencer Army"

The New York Times tells the story of 17-year-old Ellie Zeiler, a TikTok creator with over 10 million followers, who received an email in June from Village Marketing, an influencer marketing agency. "It said it was reaching out on behalf of another.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 51 min. ago

Enterprise notebooks to become key growth driver in 2022

Chromebook demand has begun shrinking since early July, and consumer and gaming notebooks are expected to see sales decelerate dramatically in 2022. But the enterprise segment is expected to serve as the key shipment growth driver for the notebook in.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Upcoming AMD CPU with RDNA1 graphics may be coming, spotted in Linux code

The graphics driver patches as reported by Phoronix on Friday appear to be referring to a processor with graphics codenamed "Cyan Sailfish." The APU might be targeted for consumer or embedded applications, although the usage of the first-generation R.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

Best cheap home gym deals for August 2021

Stuck at home? This is might be the year to finally build that home gym you've been thinking of for years......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap NordicTrack home fitness and exercise equipment deals for August 2021

Premium home fitness machines can last for years because of their quality and manufacturer support......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap Bowflex and fitness equipment deals for August 2021

Looking to start a home gym and get into shape this year? Bowflex fitness training equipment is the best in the market. Find all the best deals to get started......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap Amazon Echo deals for August 2021

Millions of people talk to their homes using Echo speakers. Here, we have all the best Amazon Echo deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap air conditioner deals for August 2021

Staying cool this year round doesn't have to burn through your savings. Just look at these air conditioner deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

5 lessons from Duolingo’s bellwether edtech IPO of the year

Duolingo landed onto the public markets this week, rallying excitement and attention for the edtech sector and its founder cohort. The language learning business’ stock price soared when it began to trade, even after the unicorn raised its IPO pric.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021