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Password reset flaw at internet giant Frontier allowed account takeovers

(Image: file photo) A bug in how cable and internet giant Frontier reset account passwords allowed anyone to take over user accounts. The vulnerability, found by security researcher Ryan Stevenson, allows a determined attacker to take over an account with just a username or email address. And a few hours worth of determination, an attacker can bypass the access code… Read more →

Create unlimited animated marketing vids for $50

ZDNet’s Business Bargain Hunter scours the web for great deals on computers, phones, services and much more. Prices and availability are accurate at the time deals are shared. Some products and services may not be available outside the U.S. Follow BBH on Facebook and Twitter, where he’s known as The Cheapskate. Plus: You’ll find more Cheapskate deals on CNET. Animatron… Read more →

US once again boasts the world’s fastest supercomputer

Carlos Jones, ORNL The US Department of Energy on Friday unveiled Summit, a supercomputer capable of performing 200 quadrillion calculations per second, or 200 petaflops. Its performance should put it at the top of the list of the world’s fastest supercomputers, which is currently dominated by China. Summit, housed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), was built for AI…. Read more →

Essential partners with MQA for enhanced audio experience, 3.5mm DAQ adapter coming soon

Video: Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone: modular, tough, and no logo. top picks The 10 best smartphones of 2018 CES and MWC are over and it’s time to clear the dust and see what smartphones are leading the pack this year. Read More The Essential Phone, see our full review, was one of my favorites from 2017 and there is speculation… Read more →

How computers of the future will recognise us

Digital Transformation Research round-up: Cloud computing, IoT and cybersecurity, iPhone X and more Source Article from computers of the future will recognise us blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

iOS 11.4 seems to have a battery drain problem

Apple’s support forum is lighting up with complaints from iPhone users that iOS 11.4 is hammering their battery life hard. See also : iOS 11.4 tip: How to enable Messages in iCloud (and why you might want to keep this feature turned off) Devices across the line, from the iPhone 6 to the iPhone X, seem to be sporadically affected…. Read more →

Review: HP Envy x2 running Windows 10 on ARM

I’ve been test driving HP’s new Windows-on-ARM two-in-one device for the past couple weeks and have a mixed report card. HP’s ARM-based Envy x2 gets mixed marks from me and my assistant There aren’t many Windows 10 on ARM PCs in market yet, though Microsoft and Amazon did both begin selling the HP Envy x2 and ASUS NovaGo models in… Read more →

Workday buys talent management software startup Rallyteam

Workday announced Friday that it will acquire Rallyteam, makers of talent management software for enterprises. The acquisition includes Rallyteam’s technology and team, and no financial terms were disclosed. According to Workday’s blog post announcing the deal, Rallyteam’s platform uses machine learning to help companies better understand their workers. Its system matches an employee’s interests, skills and connections with relevant jobs,… Read more →

Apple products you shouldn’t buy (June 2018 edition)

Hardware Father’s Day 2018: The best tech gifts Dad will actually use Source Article from products you shouldn’t buy (June 2018 edition) blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Maritime navigation hack has potential to wreak havoc in English channel

File Photo A researcher has warned that threat actors are able to compromise common maritime navigation systems to potentially cause chaos in the shipping industry. As reported by the BBC, security researcher Ken Munro from Pen Test Partners has discovered that a ship navigation system called the Electronic Chart Display (Ecdis) can be compromised, potentially to disasterous effect. Ecdis is… Read more →

Autonomous shuttle buses become the new Las Vegas wedding venue

File Photo Las Vegas is well-known for spontaneous weddings, Elvis impersonators, and bright lights, but now, autonomous vehicles are also entering the wedding market. The American Automobile Association (AAA) Nevada is exploring whether or not autonomous vehicles and self-driving shuttles could become Las Vegas’ new answer to drive-thru weddings, with the launch of a competition for would-be bride and grooms…. Read more →

Former Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs launches wireless connectivity startup

The former chief executive officer of Qualcomm Paul Jacobs has launched a new company dedicated to ironing out problems in next-generation wireless technologies. The new startup is called XCOM. The company describes itself as an organization which is “inventing and investing in wireless technologies to propel the next mobile revolution.” Alongside Jacobs, co-founder Derek Aberle — formerly president of Qualcomm… Read more →