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Google streamlines vendor Android updates with Project Treble

The life of an Android release, before Project Treble. Via Google. Google has unveiled a new system that aims to streamline vendor Android updates. It’s called Project Treble, and Google says it’s the “biggest change yet to low-level system architecture.” cloud tv Cloud migration: Dipping in a toe before diving all in The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine rebuilt its… Read more →

FCC chairman voted to sell your browsing history — so we asked to see his

(Image: file photo) NEW YORK — The Federal Communications Commission has refused to turn over the internet browsing history of its chairman Ajit Pai, weeks after he blocked rules that allowed internet providers to sell the browsing histories of millions of Americans. In a response to a request filed by ZDNet under the Freedom of Information Act, the agency said… Read more →

Cookieless ad tracking will mean more money for media sites and cut costs

Better analysis of advertising metrics plus cross-device tracking will result in big savings on advertising costs and create more revenue for media sites with great content — these were among the claims made this week at a San Francisco event hosted by ad tech companies Flashtalking, Tapad, and Integral Ad Science. These companies provide advertising control and measurement technologies and… Read more →

Oracle launches API platform cloud service

Oracle this week launched its API platform cloud service, a part of the Oracle Cloud platform that delivers “end-to-end capabilities for designing, prototyping, documenting, testing, and managing the proliferation of critical APIs,” Oracle said in its release. The launch follows Oracle’s acquisition of Apiary, a startup that provided API development tools. The new platform effectively combines Apiary’s API design and… Read more →

Gorilla Glass maker Corning receives $200 million from Apple

Apple announced Friday that glass supplier Corning will receive $200 million as part of the Cupertino tech giant’s $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund. cloud tv Cloud migration: Dipping in a toe before diving all in The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine rebuilt its data warehouse on the Google Cloud Platform, taking advantage of pay-as-you-go pricing to make sure it was… Read more →

Visibility into the cloud

We’ve all know how security is among the top – if not actually the top – concern for CIOs when making decisions about moving workloads into the cloud. Less often spoken of is visibility: the ability to view in detail and to manage those assets when they’re parked on top of someone else’s infrastructure – whether that infrastructure is simply… Read more →

Five features the iPhone 8 needs to have (but probably won’t get)

Image: Sarah Tew/CNET While Apple likes to focus on making new iPhones lighter, thinner, and faster, I’d rather the iPhone 8 get these five features. cloud tv Cloud migration: Dipping in a toe before diving all in The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine rebuilt its data warehouse on the Google Cloud Platform, taking advantage of pay-as-you-go pricing to make sure… Read more →

Introverts beware: Personality traits predict whether robots will steal your job

High schoolers who are extroverted, mature, highly intelligent, or interested in arts and sciences have a fighting chance against the robots and computers that will steal jobs in the future. A new study finds that people with certain personality traits are more likely to choose jobs that won’t be automated in the future . Job preference is especially important now,… Read more →

How to securely erase any hard drive, SSD, flash drive, iPhone, iPad or Android device

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HP issues fix for ‘keylogger’ found on several laptop models

(Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) An audio driver installed in several HP laptops contains a keylogger-type feature that records every keystroke entered into the computer into a log file, according to a security researcher. Swiss security firm Modzero said in a security advisory posted Thursday that the keylogger activity was discovered in the Conexant HD audio driver package (version 1.0.0.46 and earlier),… Read more →

HP issues fix for ‘keylogger’ found on several laptop models

(Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) An audio driver installed in several HP laptops contains a keylogger-type feature that records every keystroke entered into the computer into a log file, according to a security researcher. Swiss security firm Modzero said in a security advisory posted Thursday that the keylogger activity was discovered in the Conexant HD audio driver package (version 1.0.0.46 and earlier),… Read more →