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The biggest culprit in the Facebook debacle

The British government seems to be doing a better job of revealing the truths about Facebook than it ever did with the truths about Brexit. Releasing a highly entertaining batch of internal Facebook emails, culled from a now-deceased company called Six4Three, the Brits have revealed some of the shocking core principles at the heart of the company. Shocking, I tell… Read more →

Microsoft’s Edge to morph into a Chromium-based, cross-platform browser

(Image: ZDNet) If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. That’s Microsoft’s new motto when it comes to browsers. The company is going to adopt the Chromium open source browser internals and replace the guts of its Edge browser with them. Microsoft announced this engineering change Dec. 6. Earlier this week, Windows Central reported that Microsoft planned to ditch Edge and… Read more →

Microsoft Edge: What went wrong, what’s next

R.I.P., EdgeHTML. We hardly knew you. Microsoft today confirmed the rumors that have been swirling all week. As part of a sweeping change to one of the flagship components of Windows 10, it will rebuild its Microsoft Edge browser from the ground up, ripping out its proprietary EdgeHTML rendering engine and replacing it with the open-source Chromium code base. Yes,… Read more →

Top 10 iPhone accessories for 2018

What would Steve Jobs think of the 2018 Apple? Steve Jobs was never one to leave anyone in any doubt as to what was on his mind, and thanks to hundreds of hours of keynotes, speeches, and interviews, we can get an insight into what he … Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/top-10-iphone-accessories-for-2018/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Top 10 iPhone accessories for 2018https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/top-10-iphone-accessories-for-2018/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs… Read more →

Why iCloud makes the Apple retail store experience a total mess

Towards the end of the day yesterday, I saw my colleague Adrian Kingsley-Hughes’ piece about how Apple is heavily discounting the iPhone XR due to lower than anticipated demand. Apparently, depending on the existing phone you have, you can get up to $300 credit if you buy a new iPhone XR. I remembered immediately that my wife was complaining that… Read more →

The best VPN services: Our 10 favorite vendors for protecting your privacy

How to secure your iPhone from hackers, snoopers, and thieves (iOS 12.1) Your iPhone and iPad is likely packed with important, valuable, and even sensitive information that you might not want others to be able to access. Here are the steps you should take … Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/the-best-vpn-services-out-10-favorite-vendors-for-protecting-your-privacy/#ftag=RSSbaffb68The best VPN services: Our 10 favorite vendors for protecting your privacyhttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/the-best-vpn-services-out-10-favorite-vendors-for-protecting-your-privacy/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest… Read more →

7 Technologies that will transform Advanced Manufacturing in 2019

Humans vs. Robots, which species is winning? Make no mistake, the robots are keeping score. Here’s the latest tally in the robots v. humans matchup. Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/7-technologies-that-will-transform-advanced-manufacturing-in-2019/#ftag=RSSbaffb687 Technologies that will transform Advanced Manufacturing in 2019https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/7-technologies-that-will-transform-advanced-manufacturing-in-2019/#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

JD.com enters food production business with hydroponic plant

JD.com has made its foray into the fresh food production business with a 11,040 square metre hydroponic plant in China, where the produce will be made available to its customers online and at its chain of supermarkets. Located in the Tongzhou District of Beijing, the facility was built in partnership with Japan’s chemical manufacturing company Mitsubishi Chemical, said the Chinese… Read more →

Belgium first EU market to join Alibaba e-trade initiative

Belgium has signed up to be part of Alibaba Group’s Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), becoming the first European Union market to support the Chinese e-commerce operator’s pitch to establish digital free-trade hubs. Plans include a shipping hub and efforts to facilitate direct imports of Belgian products. The objective of these global trade zones is to provide “simple and straightforward”… Read more →

Twelve US states join for the first time to file multistate data breach lawsuit

Attorney generals from twelve US states have joined together to file the first-ever joint cross-state HIPAA lawsuit against a healthcare provider that got hacked in the summer of 2015. The lawsuit, filed in an Indiana court on Monday, alleges that Medical Informatics Engineering and its subsidiary NoMoreClipboard –collectively known and doing business as MIE– had “failed to take adequate and… Read more →

A botnet of over 20,000 WordPress sites is attacking other WordPress sites

Crooks controlling a network of over 20,000 already-infected WordPress installations are using these sites to launch attacks on other WordPress sites, ZDNet has learned from WordPress security firm Defiant. The company, which manages and publishes the Wordfence plugin, a firewall system for WordPress sites, says it detected over five million login attempts in the last month from already-infected sites against… Read more →