The Battle For The Physical Internet

May 18, 2019

Amazon is readying to become a major player in the so-called physical internet, the project to build a network where boxes are bytes moving through the supply chain network in the same way data does on the internet. Logistics is a $1.5 trillion industry in the United States that, according to McKinsey, provides employment to fifteen million people […]

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How to Update WhatsApp for Android and iPhone

May 15, 2019

To make sure that your device is safe from prying eyes and ears, though, you’ll need to make sure that the WhatsApp on your phone is up-to-date. Hopefully, your phone automatically has updated WhatsApp in the background, but since some of us keep automatic app updates disabled, that might not be the case. How to […]

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Facebook Announces Its First Browser API for Chrome, Aimed at Speeding Up Experience

April 24, 2019

Social networking giant Facebook has announced its first major API contribution to Googles Chrome browser that is focused on making user experience smoother and faster shortening the time between a click or keystroke and the browser reacting to that. In computer programming, API is a set of functions and procedures that supports the creation of […]

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Cybercrime for dummies: cracking internet passwords is as easy as 123456

April 21, 2019

Is it ‘abird? Is it ‘aplane’? Hackers got ‘superman’ correct 333,000 times. Photograph: Allstar/WARNER BROS. Cybercriminals are using increasingly devious scams to con internet users into revealing precious online information. Yet millions of people have saved fraudsters the bother of deploying trickery and temptation by picking bizarrely simple passwords that feature on a new hotlist […]

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Russian parliament waves through powers for internet iron curtain

April 13, 2019

The Russian State Duma, the lower house of parliament, has voted to approve the controversial bill that would give politicians powers to isolate the country from the internet. The so-called “sovereign internet” bill is on track to become law by 1 November, and according to local newswire TASS, the implementation is expected to cost ₽30bn ($470m, […]

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update gets fixes for Game Mode with streaming software, more

April 3, 2019

Patch Tuesday isn’t until next week, but Microsoft is shipping out a new batch of fixes for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update a little early. There are a ton of fixes included with this cumulative update, but the most noteworthy is one that prevents Game Mode from impacting game streaming and recording software. Larry Hryb ✔@majornelson […]

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