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Loss Prevention 101: Future-Proofing Your Network Begins With 2020-03-20 07:00:00Critical server outages cost businesses an average of $300,000 hourly, with many cases exceeding $5 million. As network demands increase and maximum u

COVID-19 and Computer Security, Part 2: Shoring Up 2020-03-19 07:00:00As companies send employees home in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, cybersecurity experts are warning that telecommuting could be putting co

Open Source Tech Rushes to Front Lines of 2020-03-18 15:50:40Open Source software, once the scorn of Microsoft and profit-seeking software developers, is playing an active role in efforts to combat COVID-19's s

Crowdsourcing App Takes Aim at COVID-19 2020-03-18 12:58:59COVID-19 researchers have a new source of distributed computing power: crowdsourcing. Usually crowdsourcing involves information or opinion gathering,

New Website Aims to Help People Access COVID-19 2020-03-17 07:00:00Project Baseline, a new website to facilitate screening and testing of people potentially infected with the COVID-19 virus, became available on Sunday

3 Things the Tech Industry Could Do to 2020-03-16 14:19:17We are up to our armpits in COVID-19, also known as "coronavirus," concerns. While the technology market could be devastated by it, there are sever

Microsoft Leaves Necurs Botnet in Shambles 2020-03-13 07:00:00Microsoft and partners have disrupted the Necurs botnet group blamed for infecting more than 9 million computers globally. There are 11 botnets under

Report: Open Source Vulnerabilities Rampant in Popular Projects 2020-03-12 15:31:32Open source vulnerabilities rose by nearly 50 percent in 2019 over the previous year, based on a new report. Common vulnerabilities rated as high or c

COVID-19 and Computer Security, Part 1: Telecommuting Risks 2020-03-12 13:33:30The United States Office of Personnel Management last week urged agencies to prepare to allow federal employees to telework -- that is, work remotely.

Coronavirus Nerves: Whoa Horsey! 2020-03-12 13:33:19Someday a future Monty Python comedy troupe will reprise the plague scene from the Holy Grail in which a character pushes a cart through a street shou

How to Run the Linux KDE Desktop on 2020-03-11 14:22:39Chromebooks with the right stuff inside now are able to install and run a complete Linux experience with the KDE desktop without giving up the Chrome

VPN, Ad Blocker Provider Caught With Hand in 2020-03-11 07:00:00A number of VPN and ad-blocking apps owned by Sensor Tower, a popular analytics platform, have been collecting data from millions of people using the

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How to use your Android phone as a 2020-04-03 17:03:00If you’re sick of peeling the tape off your laptop's camera every time you need to call into a virtual meeting, look no further than the Androi

These 17 movies will be available online early 2020-04-03 16:06:00The Call of the Wild, Onward, Bad Boys for Life, and more are available to rent or buy from streaming services way ahead of schedule.

The best alternatives to Amazon for buying tech 2020-04-03 16:02:00While Amazon has traditionally been a one-stop shop for tech gear, its mid-April delays are making other retailers viable options for getting what you

Skype Meet Now is Microsoft's effort to make 2020-04-03 15:25:00With millions of people currently connecting via online video and chat, Skype is promoting Skype Meet Now, a free, simple way of connecting via Skype

The Full Nerd ep. 133: Intel's Comet Lake 2020-04-03 11:58:00In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray and special guest Mark Hachman talk about the next-gen Intel CPUs

2020 iPhone SE preview: Price, specs, size and 2020-04-03 11:56:00Apple is set to launch a new iPhone SE in April. Here's everything we think we know about it.

The best online film festivals and virtual art 2020-04-03 11:00:00SXSW, the Ashland Independent Film Festival, Film Forum, and more are turning to virtual screenings in the wake of COVID-19.

Samsung brings Galaxy S20 features to the S10 2020-04-03 10:39:00If you’ve been itching to try out the Galaxy S20’s best features but don’t want to drop a ton of money on a new phone right now, you

The best co-op PC games to play with 2020-04-03 09:23:00Battle buddiesImage by UbisoftIt's good to have friends.We’ve refreshed this list a few times over the years, but now feels like a particularly

How to use a digital camera, camcorder, or 2020-04-03 06:30:00Webcams are hard to come by at the moment. These sudden necessities have sold out across major retailers, with remaining stock going for inflated pric

5 ways to improve your relationship with Alexa 2020-04-03 06:00:00It's important to get along with everyone you’re staying at home with, including Alexa.

HBO is making some of its iconic shows 2020-04-02 20:46:00Series like The Wire, Veep, Ballers and Barry will join additional movies and documentaries from HBO and Warner Bros., all available for free using HB

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Original Content podcast: ‘The Platform’ offers a gruesome New! 2020-04-04 15:18:53“The Platform” is not a subtle movie. That’s true of its approach to horror, with intense, bloody scenes that prompted plenty of scr

Startups Weekly: SaaS companies feel the churn but New! 2020-04-04 14:00:03[Editor’s note: Want to get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that startups can use by email? Subscribe here.]  There are a few onl

New guidance on SBA loans means most startups New! 2020-04-04 13:53:31Under new guidance issued by the Small Business Administration it seems non-profits and faith-based groups can apply for the Paycheck Protection Progr

Why telehealth can’t significantly flatten the coronavirus curve—yet New! 2020-04-04 13:07:42Eli Cahan Contributor Share on Twitter Eli Cahan is a medical student at NYU on leave to complete a master’s in health policy at Stanford as a K

Cultivating adaptability is a pandemic coping skill New! 2020-04-04 10:59:50It’s clear that the people who can let go of their past plans and embrace the new environment ahead will thrive.

This Week in Apps: Zoom has issues, Pinterest New! 2020-04-04 10:48:37This week... how the COVID-19 outbreak is impacting apps and the wider mobile app industry, more leaks about the new version of iOS, Apple bought Dark

Zoom admits some calls were routed through China 2020-04-03 20:12:32Hours after security researchers at Citizen Lab reported that some Zoom calls were routed through China, the video conferencing platform has offered a

Before suing NSO Group, Facebook allegedly sought their 2020-04-03 19:37:37Facebook's WhatsApp is in the midst of a lawsuit against Israeli mobile surveillance outfit NSO Group. But before complaining about the company's me

As tech layoffs surge, some support emerges for 2020-04-03 19:04:54The massive surge of COVID-19-related layoffs has put tech in a unique position. While the startup world is facing layoffs itself, it is also trying t

Zelos is like a cross-game battle pass, rewarding 2020-04-03 18:36:03People seem to love the concept of the battle pass. Largely popularized by Fortnite, battle passes reward players for playing well, and playing often.

ZmURL customizes Zoom link previews with images & 2020-04-03 18:18:05Sick of sharing those generic Zoom video call invites that all look the same? Wish your Zoom link preview’s headline and image actually describe

Google research makes for an effortless robotic dog 2020-04-03 18:08:04As capable as robots are, the original animals after which they tend to be designed are always much, much better. That's partly because it's difficu

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Google to lift ban on coronavirus-related advertising 2020-04-02 16:27:33Google will begin to lift its ban on coronavirus-related advertising this week in the wake of criticism from some Democrats that the company was helpi

SpaceX bans its employees using Zoom over privacy 2020-04-02 14:54:25Elon Musk’s space company SpaceX has reportedly banned the use of Zoom video conferencing technology amid security and privacy concerns.

Best home office tech amid coronavirus stay-at-home orders 2020-04-02 13:31:00Now that most states have issued stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus outbreak, many of us are scrambling to find the right office products.

Credit card skimming is new threat in coronavirus 2020-04-02 11:06:26Credit card skimming is on the rise as online shopping explodes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic forces Amazon to boost safety measures, 2020-04-02 10:47:50Amazon said it is taking increased safety measures, including checking temperatures of its associates, as the company is under fire from pol

Video games could help fight coronavirus spread, WHO 2020-04-02 08:43:22The coronavirus pandemic has upended every facet of daily life and people are looking to keep themselves entertained in ways other than watching "The

FCC to enforce robocall crackdown by June 2021 2020-04-01 17:01:23Carriers will have until June of 2021 to implement strict new protocols protecting consumers from robocalls and scammers, the Federal Communications C

Pentagon modifies 1,500 contracts in coronavirus, small business 2020-04-01 14:24:48The Pentagon is moving quickly on a “mass modification” of existing defense contracts to expedite support for COVID-19 response efforts an

Bill Gates says nationwide shutdown, more testing needed 2020-04-01 14:09:15Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who has been increasingly vocal about America's response to the coronavirus pandemic, laid out three major steps the

As usage booms amid coronavirus crisis, Zoom’s R&D 2020-04-01 12:54:40Zoom Video Communications, which is enjoying a boom in use as people flock to its service amid the coronavirus outbreak, is attracting attention over

Tech company keeps tabs on how people socially 2020-03-31 21:01:14A tech company is monitoring smartphone data and grading American counties on a “Social Distancing Scoreboard” as authorities across the U

Stratolaunch to launch hypersonic vehicles from world's biggest 2020-03-31 18:18:45Stratolaunch has announced a new use for the world's largest airplane.

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Staying Connected: Technologies That Help You Engage With 2020-03-31 07:50:07Whether it’s temporary isolation for reasons of public safety or long-term isolation due to more complex health issues or the demands of a job,

Windows 10 update fixes VPN and proxy connectivity 2020-03-31 03:47:29One of the most used Windows versions, Windows 10, is also the last Windows version that Microsoft is ever going to release since they say that it wil

Telegram desktop app updated with new sidebar, chat 2020-03-31 03:17:21It is known that COVID-19 has shut down everything around the world and it means that the companies are also closing but we now have a new update from

Stateless Revolutionizes Interconnect Ecosystem with Dynamic Network Programmability 2020-03-31 00:16:24Combined Solution Enables the Creation of New Network Applications to Support Multi-Cloud Connections, Encryption Everywhere, 5G and More Stateless, I

Overview of Top Reasons to Invest in Mobile 2020-03-30 12:28:04It goes without saying that modern businesses are powered by technology today. You simply can’t run your business without being present online.

How To Record Audio From A Google Chrome 2020-03-30 11:14:28It is known that there are ways in which you can record audio on platforms such as Windows, macOS, Android as well as iOS. However, it might happen th

How to Improve the Customer Verification Security 2020-03-30 04:35:39If customers can open an account with your business, then it is in your best interest to make sure you know who you are dealing with. Without proper v

How To Use Apple Covid-19 Screening Online Tool? 2020-03-28 00:09:43During this pandemic situation, many people are worried about their health status if they developed common flu-like symptoms. Coronavirus is mass spre

What Is Bitcoin Cash and How Does It 2020-03-27 13:15:48Overview: Bitcoin Cash or BCH is a cryptocurrency that emerged out from the hard-fork of Bitcoin back in August 2017. The fork was inevitable, as many

Tools you should know when designing for Actions 2020-03-27 12:50:39This article was originally published on Miquido.com on May 20, 2019. Everyone is talking about voice assistants now and with Actions on Google expand

Best Apps to Track Corona and Other Deadly 2020-03-26 00:30:10Viruses are microbiological particles of genetic material which are causing pathogenic effects on the human body. Recently appeared Coronavirus is one

Here Is How You Can Find A Recently 2020-03-25 12:37:45If you have been a Windows 10 user from a long time, you might know that many browsers such as Chrome allow you to select a location where you want to

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Instacart shoppers will soon receive health kits with 2020-04-03 18:10:30In an announcement this week, Instacart said that it will start providing its full-service shoppers with health and safety kits from third-party manuf

Pokemon GO is fun again, thanks to COVID-19 2020-04-03 17:55:58During the outbreak of COVID-19, novel coronavirus, the global pandemic, and the quarantine therein, Niantic’s made Pokemon GO fun again. At the

This Hyundai Prophecy concept walkthrough only leaves us 2020-04-03 17:23:42Hyundai’s Prophecy concept was striking when we first set eyes on it, and the retro-futuristic sedan is no less beguiling as the automaker spill

SoundCloud creators get a new way to earn 2020-04-03 16:52:13Following its news about a deal with Twitch in late March, SoundCloud is back with another way for its users to earn money: fan donations. The company

Alternate Star Wars IX script animated in video 2020-04-03 16:13:53Colin Trevorrow wrote a script for Star Wars 9, aka Star Wars IX, that never happened. This movie script was abandoned and a new script was written, t

Xbox One X bundles discount kicks off big 2020-04-03 16:04:02If you’re in the market for an Xbox One X, it seems like now might be a good time to buy. Microsoft has kicked off a sale on Xbox One X bundles

Lyft gives some essential workers free access to 2020-04-03 15:52:03Lyft has announced a new program that gives some essential workers limited free access to its network of electric scooters. Called the LyftUp Scooter

FDA expands on 2 coronavirus treatment trials 2020-04-03 15:07:00The FDA announced expansions of clinical trials and potential for expanded access programs for two treatments for COVID-19. The FDA announced this lat

Blackmagic just made the killer video deck for 2020-04-03 14:58:54Blackmagic has launched a new live video switcher with built-in streaming support, the ATEM Mini Pro, along with an update for the Blackmagic Pocket C

Disney says The Simpsons in original format will 2020-04-03 14:57:19Late last year following the launch of its Disney+ streaming service, Disney promised that it would make The Simpsons available in its original 4:3 as

Deadpool is Fortnite’s latest crossover: Here’s how to 2020-04-03 14:16:31By now, Fortnite fans should be no strangers to crossover events, particularly crossover events with various superheroes. For instance, thus far we&rs

SpaceX’s Starship SN3 prototype imploded on the test 2020-04-03 14:03:38SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype trial didn’t quite go according to plan, with a fairly dramatic implosion during cryogenic proof testin

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Tesla is aiming to release Autopilot for intersections 2020-04-03 19:25:14 Tesla is aiming to release the ability for Autopilot to navigate intersections in just weeks in the US, but it will take months for other markets. mo

Bolt sales up 36% in Q1 compared to 2020-04-03 15:19:10 Chevrolet increased Q1 2020 sales of the Bolt EV by 36.1% compared to a year ago. The rise in purchases of the all-electric Bolt defied the gravity o

Podcast: Tesla Q1 2020 numbers, Tesla Autopilot in 2020-04-03 15:15:45 This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s Q1

Korea plans thousands of fast EV charging at 2020-04-03 13:53:49 There will come a day when ultra-fast, electric-vehicle charging stations are as ubiquitous as gas stations. South Korea is making progress toward th

BMW starts construction of China plant, where all-electric 2020-04-03 13:52:56 BMW’s majority-owned Chinese company, BMW-Brilliance, began construction this week of a 3.2-square-kilometer plant. The expanded facility will

Tesla Model Y teardown: wiring and body casting 2020-04-03 13:50:05 Tesla Model Y’s wiring architecture and body casting, especially at the rear, is not disappointing in the first teardown of the new electric SU

Greenworks Pro 2300PSI Electric Pressure Washer $199, more 2020-04-03 13:31:33 Lowe’s offers the Greenworks Pro 2300PSI Electric Pressure Washer for $199 shipped. As a comparison, it regularly sells for upwards o

VW releases video of insane heads-up display in 2020-04-03 11:59:34 VW has released a series of videos about some of the more interesting features of the ID.3 electric car, including an insane heads-up display. more&h

EGEB: Trump holds Big Oil crisis meeting at 2020-04-03 11:30:34 In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Donald Trump will meet with Big Oil executives today as the fossil-fuel industry is in tailspin.

Tesla releases Dashcam Viewer software update, allows TeslaCam, 2020-04-03 09:01:07 Tesla has started pushing a new software update that enables drivers to review videos from TeslaCam and Sentry Mode directly in the car. more…

Delfast rolls out two new powerful e-bikes, touts 2020-04-03 08:19:53 If you’ve been looking for a high power, long range electric bicycle with an emphasis on the “e” and only a passing reference to th

Ford explores ‘Cash For Clunkers’ stimulus plan, a 2020-04-02 17:56:47 After March auto sales tanked due to the pandemic, Ford today became the first automaker to propose a government stimulus program for the auto indust

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Removing the novel coronavirus from the water cycle 2020-04-03 13:23:47Researchers have called for more research to determine the best ways to keep SARS-CoV-19 out of the water cycle. They also suggest that developed nati

A twist connecting magnetism and electronic-band topology 2020-04-03 13:12:54Materials that combine topological electronic properties and quantum magnetism are of high current interest, for the quantum many-body physics that ca

New measurements reveal evidence of elusive particles in 2020-04-03 11:51:23Researchers have used high-resolution microscopy tools to peer at the inner-workings of an unusual type of superconductor, uranium ditelluride (UTe2).

A combined optical transmitter and receiver 2020-04-03 11:51:13Researchers have developed a tiny unit that is both an optical transmitter and a receiver.

Capturing 3D microstructures in real time 2020-04-03 10:40:03Researchers have invented a machine-learning based algorithm for quantitatively characterizing material microstructure in three dimensions and in real

A new way to fine-tune exotic materials: Thin, 2020-04-02 14:45:21Turning a brittle oxide into a flexible membrane and stretching it on a tiny apparatus flipped it from a conducting to an insulating state and changed

Experiments lead to slip law for better forecasts 2020-04-02 14:45:17Backed by experimental data from a laboratory machine that simulates the huge forces involved in glacier flow, glaciologists have written an equation

3D reconstructions of individual nanoparticles 2020-04-02 14:44:37Want to find out how to design and build materials atom by atom? A new liquid phase electron microscopy will advance full control of nanoengineering.

Turning cells into computers with protein logic gates 2020-04-02 14:44:33New artificial proteins have been created to function as molecular logic gates. Like their electronic counterparts in computers, these biochemical too

Scientists develop 'backpack' computers to track wild animals 2020-04-02 14:44:28To truly understand an animal species is to observe its behavior and social networks in the wild. With new technology, researchers are able to track t

Smaller scale solutions needed for rapid progress towards 2020-04-02 14:44:22Low-carbon technologies that are smaller scale, more affordable, and can be mass deployed are more likely to enable a faster transition to net-zero em

Giant umbrellas shift from convenient canopy to sturdy 2020-04-02 13:46:14In a new approach to storm surge protection, a team has created a preliminary design for dual-purpose kinetic umbrellas that would provide shade durin


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