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Facing water security challenges in the world"s drylands

Recent research—published ahead of World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought on 17 June 2021—examines current and projected climate change impacts on water security across the world's drylands up to the year 2100......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 15th, 2021

How one founder turned her extensive retail experience into an entirely new kind of shopping

The Yes founder and CEO Julie Bornstein helped some of the world’s biggest and best-loved brands develop industry leading e-commerce operations, and also served as COO at Stitch Fix, arguable one of the top success stories of digital-first fash.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News39 min. ago

Finite State lands $30M Series B to help uncover security flaws in device firmware

Columbus, Ohio-based Finite State, a startup that provides supply chain security for connected devices and critical infrastructure, has raised $30M in Series B funding.  The funding lands amid increased focus on the less-secure elements in an organi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News39 min. ago

Alternative to fishing – cell-based fish from the bioreactor

Already about 90 percent of all fish stocks are considered maximally exploited or overfished, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. But as the world's population continues to grow, more and more people rely on fish as a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News39 min. ago

Zoom agrees to pay whopping settlement fee over ‘zoombombing’ and privacy

Videoconferencing company Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its privacy and security practices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 39 min. ago

Zoom Agrees to $85M Settlement in Possible Class Action Over Data-Sharing, Zoombombing

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million — and to bolster its security practices — to settle a lawsuit that had claimed Zoom violated users' privacy rights by sharing their personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and by failing to sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

Square to buy ‘buy now, pay later’ giant Afterpay in $29B deal

In a blockbuster deal that rocks the fintech world, Square announced today that it is acquiring Australian buy now, pay later giant Afterpay in a $29 billion all-stock deal. The purchase price is based on the closing price of Square common stock on J.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

Are Python Libraries Riddled With Security Holes?

"Almost half of the packages in the official Python Package Index (PyPI) repository have at least one security issue," reports TechRadar, citing a new analysis by Finnish researchers, which even found five packages with more than a thousand issues ea.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

Remote Work Without VPN Patches? Govt Security Agencies Reveal Most Exploited Vulnerabilities

Slashdot reader storagedude quotes eSecurityPlanet : The FBI and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) joined counterparts in the UK and Australia Wednesday to announce the top 30 vulnerabilities exploited since the start o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 7 min. ago

Genshin Impact is the closest you can get to playing Breath of the Wild on PC

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play game that resembles Zelda BOTW's action but has developed further to become much more than a simple copycat. Climb any mountain, swim across any river, and glide over the world below, taking in the jaw-dropping scener.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News21 hr. 38 min. ago

Best cheap home security camera deals for August 2021: Arlo, Nest, Ring, EZVIZ

If you're looking for cheap home security cameras, here are many choices with crucial features and low prices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

China roundup: Keep down internet upstarts, cultivate hard tech

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. The tech industry in China has had quite a turbulent week. The government is u.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

After YouTube-dl Incident, GitHub"s DMCA Process Now Includes Free Legal Help

"GitHub has announced a partnership with the Stanford Law School to support developers facing takedown requests related to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)," reports VentureBeat: While the DMCA may be better known as a law for protecting.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

5 ways geofencing makes your smart home smarter

Goefencing can add even more convenience and utility to your smart home, as well as improve your home's overall security......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

H.G. Wells’ “World Brain” is now here—what have we learned since?

H.G. Wells presented a vision of society that events quickly eclipsed. Enlarge Between November 1936 and November 1937, H.G. Wells gave a series of lectures in Great Britain, France, and the US about the world’s impending problems and how t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

US watchdog upholds SpaceX"s Moon lander contract

NASA did not violate regulations when it decided to give SpaceX the sole contract to build a Moon lander, a watchdog said Friday, in a ruling that denied challenges by competitors Blue Origin and Dynetics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

World"s first commercial re-programmable satellite blasts into space

The world's first commercial fully re-programmable satellite lifted off from French Guiana on Friday on board an Ariane 5 rocket, ushering in a new era of more flexible communications......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Fortnite season 7, week 8 challenges and how to complete them

The latest Fortnite challenges are live for season 7, week 8. Here, we'll go over all of the new challenges, along with guides on getting through the hard ones......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Report: Blizzard Once Slapped With "Misogyny Tax"

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Kotaku: A cybersecurity company whose security researcher had once been harassed by Blizzard employees at a hacking conference charged the game developer a 50 percent "misogyny tax" when it sought a quote for.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Huawei’s latest flagship phone has HarmonyOS, a Qualcomm SoC, and no 5G

Facing export ban and chip shortage, Huawei is scraping together what it can find. The Huawei P50 Pro, in several colors. Despite facing down a global.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Russian Hackers Continue With Attacks Despite Biden Warning

Security researchers say they have uncovered an ongoing hacking campaign carried out by suspected Russian spies who are continuing to stage attacks amid U.S. pressure on the Kremlin to curtail its alleged cyber-intrusions. From a report: The Californ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021