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Microsoft’s November 2019 Patch Tuesday arrives with a patch for an IE zero-day

Microsoft has released today the November 2019 Patch Tuesday security updates. This month’s updates include a patch for a vulnerability in the Internet Explorer scripting engine that hackers have been seen exploiting in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2019-1429, Microsoft says the IE bug can allow remote code execution due to “the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory… Read more →

Best BJ’s Wholesale Black Friday 2019 deals

(Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Black Friday Business Bargain Hunter’s top picks The very best Black Friday deals and sales. Read More Like rivals Costco and Sam’s Club, BJ’s Wholesale sells desktops, laptops, and tablets along with 24 packs of paper towels and giant boxes of cereal in its warehouse locations.  Also: Check out CNET for even more Black Friday deals Members… Read more →

Intel unveils next-gen Movidius VPU, codenamed Keem Bay

Jonathan Ballon, Intel vice president in the Internet of Things Group, speaks Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, displaying the new Gen 3 Intel Movidius VPU during Intel’s AI Summit in San Francisco.  Walden Kirsch/Intel Corporation Intel on Tuesday unveiled the next-generation Movidius Vision Processing Unit (VPU), codenamed Keem Bay, promising it can deliver leading performance with up to 6X the power… Read more →

Microsoft aims to streamline its device-management strategy with Endpoint Manager

Credit: Microsoft IT pros who’ve been wondering (and worrying) about System Center Configuration Manager’s future can breathe a sigh of relief after last week’s Ignite 2019 show. Microsoft isn’t going to force ConfigMgr users to go all-in with Intune any time soon, as some had feared. Instead, Microsoft unveiled a new strategy that is meant to incorporate both ConfigMgr and… Read more →

McAfee antivirus software impacted by code execution vulnerability

Researchers test Android’s VOIP components for the first time, find eight vulnerabilities The vulnerabilities can be exploited to make unauthorized VoIP calls, spoof caller IDs, deny voice calls, and even execute malicious code on users’ devices. Researchers have revealed a serious code execution vulnerability impacting all editions of McAfee software.  On Tuesday, the SafeBreach Labs cybersecurity team said that CVE-2019-3648… Read more →

Seagate FireCuda 520 PCIe Gen4 x4 SSD: High-speed storage for gamers

Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD Need a fast SSD? Seagate has you covered with the new FireCuda 520 SSD, the company’s fastest ever solid-state drive. Must read: Volta XL: A cable that can stop you destroying your precious MacBook The FireCuda 520 SSD is compatible with all PCle Gen4 motherboards, offering 1.5x faster read-write speeds compared to PCle Gen3 NVMe drives,… Read more →

Jamf launches security analytics, visibility for Mac deployments

Jamf launched Jamf Protect, a service that adds visibility and analytics to Apple’s native tools on the Mac. Launched at the Jamf Nation User conference (JNUC), Jamf Protect, now generally available, is an addition to the Jamf suite of macOS fleet management tools. What Jamf Protect does is add visibility to Apple’s macOS security tools such as XProtect and Gatekeeper…. Read more →

IBM CIO: Mac users perform better, more engaged than Windows users

MacBook Pro: A few things to consider (besides its price) The hefty price tag is only the beginning of the pain that comes as a result of buying a new Mac. Must-see offers Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 128GB, Gold) at Amazon Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 128GB, Silver) at Amazon Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 256GB, Silver) at Amazon Apple iMac (27-inch,… Read more →

Predictions 2020: Privacy and data ethics bring marketing to the boardroom

Why only one in three organizations are GDPR compliant — and the risks they’re facing as a result ZDNet’s Danny Palmer tells Karen Roby that over a year after coming into force, these three things are still causing trouble for organizations. Read more: Since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in 2018, the landscape of… Read more →

Finally, Smell a Movie With FeelReal Virtual Reality

Four years ago we let you get a first whiff of FeelReal, an experimental virtual reality accessory that let you smell and feel your content along with just looking at it through your existing headset. Since then, VR experiences engaging sight and sound and motion have become pretty standard. But there is still so much uncomfortable room left to explore… Read more →

Can this startup’s mobile fintech app bring some magic to your savings?

Autonomous vehicles: Volkswagen startup to develop self-driving technology The 82-year-old automotive giant has announced that it is creating a new startup dedicated to developing self-driving technology. It remains to be seen whether that will let it compete against the myriad new players in the autonomous vehicle market. David Ruidor is a fast talker, which may come from having started work… Read more →