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​Dell XPS 13: The best Linux laptop of 2018

Installing Linux on your PC is super easy – here’s how to do it I will show that it’s possible to install, configure, and use this Linux distribution with absolutely no command-line access. Read More Usually, when I get review hardware in, it’s not a big deal. It’s like working in a candy shop. At first, it seems great (“All… Read more →

Cyber-security firm doxxes hacker who sold MySpace and Dropbox databases in 2016

Image: Recorded Future Recorded Future, a US-based cyber-security firm, claims to have uncovered the real world identity of a notorious hacker who, back in 2016, had been behind the sale and proliferation of a slew of user databases from companies such as MySpace, Badoo, Dropbox, LinkedIn, and Twitter, just to name a few. The hacker’s pseudonym is Tessa88, but Recorded… Read more →

Digital leaders reboot to hedge against a downturn

Forrester predicted in 2018 that digital would reach the hard stuff, the core of business: Organization structure, operating models, and endless discussion of platforms. These themes are far from done; however, 2019 sees a distinct shift in emphasis — winter is coming. Also: Digital Transformation: A CXO’s Guide In 2019, economic uncertainty stalks the halls, and budgets will see pressure…. Read more →

Best accessories for your iPhone

Apple products you shouldn’t buy (November 2018 edition) While Apple carried out a big refresh of its hardware lineup in September and October, refreshing the iPhones, iPad Pro, and some of the Macs, there are plenty of other Apple products … Source Article from accessories for your iPhone blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Brazilian government boosts satellite infrastructure

The Brazilian government launched a new control center for its satellite intended to extend broadband coverage nationwide. The control center for the SGDC-1 satellite started operations yesterday (19) and is based in Rio de Janeiro as a backup site for the Center for Space Operations of the country’s capital Brasília, which controls the satellite. The Rio center, which is located… Read more →

Apple just can’t stop insisting iPad Pro is a computer

I wish Apple would make up its mind. One minute, it’s launching new laptops. The next, it’s telling you that the iPad Pro is actually a computer. The messages have become so convoluted that, this time last year, Apple dared run an iPad Pro ad that featured a young woman who claimed she had no idea what a computer was…. Read more →

YubiKey 5: The ultimate security gift

YubiKey 5 It’s almost 2019. Isn’t it time we all did our bit to give weak passwords the boot? One of the quickest and easiest ways to do this is to switch up to strong hardware-based authentication in the form of the YubiKey 5. I’m a big fan of hardware-based authentication, and switched over to using YubiKeys a while back…. Read more →

Second WordPress hacking campaign underway, this one targeting AMP for WP plugin

A second vulnerability in a high-profile WordPress plugin has come under active exploitation in the span of a week, ZDNet has learned from WordPress security firm Defiant. Attacks are currently ongoing, the company said today in a detailed blog post after ZDNet reached out for comment yesterday. This is the second separate wave of hacking attempts detected against WordPress sites… Read more →

Kraken warns of extremely high risk when investing in Bitcoin Cash SV

Kraken has warned would-be investors of Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV) that the tokens should be considered an “extremely high risk investment.” The cryptocurrency exchange said in a blog post on Sunday that BSV will be supported by the exchange alongside Bitcoin Cash (BCH), but investing in the former comes with a real degree of risk. As Bitcoin (BTC) hits a… Read more →

Bringing Alexa to seniors: What can it teach us about tech?

Amazon‘s Alexa and other voice-activated assistants are popping up everywhere these days. Alexa’s user base, however, is decidedly young: A plurality of Amazon Echo users (24 percent) are between 18 and 29 years old, Forbes recently reported, while 30- to 44-year-olds make up 20 percent of its user base. Scott Moody’s five-year old company K4Connect focuses on bringing the latest… Read more →

Best Black Friday 2018 deals: Business Bargain Hunter’s top picks

It’s that time of year again. Your feeds are cluttered with deal posts. Your local stores are inundating you with sale ads. Commercials are hawking wares to festive tunes. It’s the holidays, and with that comes huge mark downs across retail, especially on Black Friday. Also: Best Cyber Monday 2018 deals: Business Bargain Hunter’s top picks Though the specific day… Read more →