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Amid privacy controversies, WhatsApp founder departs Facebook

Amid ongoing scrutiny over Facebook’s privacy and security standards, WhatsApp founder Jan Koum announced Monday that he’s leaving the company. “It is time for me to move on,” Koum wrote in a Facebook post. “I’m leaving at a time when people are using WhatsApp in more ways than I could have imagined. The team is stronger than ever and it’ll… Read more →

Media survey: Facebook and AI technologies have largest impact on media jobs

Video: Facebook using AI to roll out face-saving feature Technologies such as Facebook’s news selection algorithms have had the largest impact on journalist’s jobs, while artificial intelligence is expected to help improve the work of reporters. according to a recent media survey of 1,335 journalists in six countries from online marketing company Cision. Read also: Fake news and sick society:… Read more →

Akamai posts strong first quarter results

Akamai reported first quarter financial results on Monday that beat market estimates. The cloud services provider, which earlier this year cut cut about 5 percent of its workforce to improve profit margins, delivered first quarter net income of $53.7 million, or 31 cents a share, on revenue of $699 million, up 11 percent from a year ago. Non-GAAP earnings for… Read more →

NASA scientists befuddled after cancellation of lunar robotics program

NASA is pulling the plug on a program aimed at landing a robot on the moon. The cancellation announcement comes during a leadership transition at NASA. The affected program was cancelled by the agency’s acting director Robert Lightfoot. The announcement came the same day incoming NASA administrator and Trump appointee Jim Bridenstine was sworn in. The program, called Resource Prospector,… Read more →

Over a million vulnerable fiber routers can be easily hacked

(Image: File photo) Over a million fiber routers can be remotely accessed, thanks to an authentication bypass bug that’s easily exploited by modifying the URL in the browser’s address bar. The bug lets anyone bypass the router’s login page and access pages within — simply by adding “?images/” to the end of the web address on any of the router’s… Read more →

Microsoft’s Windows 10 April 2018 Update rollout begins

Video: Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Here’s what you can expect As promised last week, Microsoft has begun rolling out the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (codenamed “Redstone 4″) for PCs, starting at 1pm EST on April 30. The latest release is available to those who proactively go download the bits. (Microsoft also revealed in a blog post that anyone… Read more →

17 internet-connected things that really shouldn’t be online

Social Enterprise Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/shodan-safari-connected-internet-things/#ftag=RSSbaffb6817 internet-connected things that really shouldn’t be onlinehttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/shodan-safari-connected-internet-things/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

Windows 10 April 2018 Update arrives and here’s what’s new

Windows 10 16 Cortana shortcuts, secrets, and power tips Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/whats-new-in-windows-10-version-1803-the-spring-creators-update/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Windows 10 April 2018 Update arrives and here’s what’s newhttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/whats-new-in-windows-10-version-1803-the-spring-creators-update/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

New iPhones and more: Here’s what’s coming from Apple this year

Mobility Dell updates Precision, OptiPlex, and Latitude lineups Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/apple-hardware-of-2018/#ftag=RSSbaffb68New iPhones and more: Here’s what’s coming from Apple this yearhttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/apple-hardware-of-2018/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png