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Interference of Things: A Sydney smart city story

The Rise of Industrial IoT Infrastructure around the world is being linked together via sensors, machine learning and analytics. ZDNet examines the rise of the new leaders in industrial IoT (IIoT) and case studies that highlight the lessons learned from production IIoT deployments. A connected city or the ability to listen to music without interruption, make your choice. Special Feature… Read more →

CSS to get support for trigonometry functions

CSS, which stands for Cascading Style Sheets, or the language that styles and arranges how page elements appear on a website, will get support for trigonometry functions such as sine, cosine, tangent, and others, ZDNet has learned. The new trigonometry functions were approved at the end of February in a meeting of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) CSS Working… Read more →

Facebook sues Ukrainian browser extension makers for scraping user data – one of the sites cited in the Facebook civil complaint Image: ZDNet Facebook has filed a suit against two Ukrainian developers for creating Facebook apps and browser extensions that harvested user data and injected ads into users’ timelines. The two developers cited in a lawsuit Facebook filed late Friday, March 8, are named Gleb Sluchevsky and Andrey Gorbachov,… Read more →

Galaxy S10 selling surprisingly well? I went to T-Mobile and AT&T to find out

A box full of excitement? I was excited. Someone had actually suggested that a phone was selling better than expected. And when that someone was highly regarded analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, I was forced to investigate. Also: Galaxy S10 ships with screen protector  Last week, Kuo reportedly sent out an investor note in which he said he’d raised his Samsung Galaxy S10… Read more →

Avast and Emsisoft release free decrypters for BigBobRoss ransomware

Image: ZDNet Avast and Emsisoft, two cyber-security firms known for their antivirus products, released today free decrypters that can help victims of the BigBobRoss ransomware recover their files without paying the ransom demand. The two decrypters are available for download from the Avast and Emsisoft sites, respectively. The ransomware is one of the smaller strains that has been silently infecting… Read more →