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Wise Registry Cleaner

Free software designed to fix registry errors and tweak your PC. 2019-02-21 (freewarefiles)

The best stuff you can get for under $30 - CNET

Have some spare gift cards? Just looking to treat yourself? Here are some great ideas that won't break the bank. (feedproxy.google)

Are We Ready For 5G Phones?

Next-generation 5G networks are very much in their infancy right now, but that's not stopping smartphone manufacturers from teasing new 5G phones. At Samsung's Galaxy S10 launch event today, Samsung teased the Galaxy S10 5G, a top-tier model of the Galaxy (rss.slashdot)

Vivo V15 Pro hands-on: bringing cutting-edge tech to the masses

Vivo was the first phone maker to come up with the elevating camera solution to bezels, a design that has been copied or modified by others. With the Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition and Vivo APEX 2019 concept, it almost seemed that the company was abandonin (feeds.slashgear)

Galaxy Fold will amaze you. Here's why you won't buy one - CNET

Commentary: Unless you're crazy rich and have phones to spare, the foldable device may not be for you. (feedproxy.google)

There's no 'My' in Office, Microsoft insists with new productivity hub

If you like that then you'll just LOVE our 365 rangeMicrosoft has updated the My Office app and would like to remind users that there's a free, online version of the suite.? (register)

Montana Legislator Introduces Bills To Give His State His Own Science

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The legislator in question is Republican Joe Read, who represents an area north of Missoula, home of many fine scientists at the University of Montana. Read has eight bills under consideration in the (rss.slashdot)

Thunderbird 66.0 Beta 2

Test drive the beta version of Mozilla?s email client (downloadcrew)

Why We Should Think Twice About Colonizing Space - Facts So Romantic

There are lots of reasons why colonizing space seems compelling. The popular astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson argues that it would stimulate the economy and inspire the next generation of scientists. Elon Musk, who founded SpaceX, argues that ?there is a st (nautil.us)

CR-V, Forester, RAV4, XC40 ace IIHS pedestrian-detection test - Roadshow

But the BMW X1 and Mitsubishi Outlander fared poorly in avoiding dummies. (feedproxy.google)

Google Researchers Say Software Alone Can't Mitigate Spectre Chip Flaws

A group of researchers say that it will be difficult to avoid Spectre bugs in the future unless CPUs are dramatically overhauled. From a report: Google researchers say that software alone is not enough to prevent the exploitation of the Spectre flaws pres (rss.slashdot)

Huawei P30 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 9 show off camera capabilities with full moon shot

The Chinese Lantern Festival falls on the first full moon after the Chinese New Year and, as such, is a perfect chance to catch a glimpse of the large night time object in the sky. For Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi and Huawei, however, it& (feeds.slashgear)

Cybersecurity Expert Questions Existence of Embedded Camera On SIA's Inflight Entertainment Systems

Vitaly Kamluk, an information security expert and a high-ranking executive of cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab, went on Twitter with concerns about an embedded camera in Singapore Airlines' (SIA) inflight entertainment systems. He tagged SIA in his pos (rss.slashdot)

If the foldable phones of the future look like this, count me in - CNET

Commentary: While phones with folding screens might not make sense to you now, here's a nod to the magic they could eventually create. (feedproxy.google)

No RESTful the wicked: If your website runs Drupal, you need to check for security updates ? unless you enjoy being hacked

PUT, PATCH, POST, PWNED!Website admins are today urged to update their Drupal installations following the disclosure of a potentially serious vulnerability in the web publishing software. And when we say potentially serious, we mean, someone can potentia (register)

Britain and Germany Will Not Ban Huawei, Citing Lack of Spying Evidence

An anonymous Slashdot reader writes from a report via Reuters: Despite persistent U.S. allegations of Chinese state spying, Britain said it is able to manage the security risks of using Huawei telecom equipments and has not seen any evidence of malicious (rss.slashdot)

Facebook hit with FTC complaint for allegedly tricking kids - CNET

Child advocates want the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether the social network violated US law. (feedproxy.google)

Smart locks: One in four households intend to buy this year - CNET

Internet-connected locks will become more mainstream over the next few years due to their affordability, new research suggests. (feedproxy.google)

Galaxy Fold outdoes the iPhone XS. Here's why you still won't buy one - CNET

Commentary: Unless you're crazy rich and have phones to spare, the foldable device may not be for you. (feedproxy.google)

Can you guess which face is real, and which is computer generated?

Computers have recently gotten much, much better at a somewhat unsettling skill: generating fake human faces. As in, creating an image of a human who has never existed before. We saw the concept go a bit viral this week with ThisPersonDoesNotExist, a webs (feedproxy.google)

Google Descends from the Cloud With New On Premises Hybrid Cloud Platform

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Auslogics Disk Defrag Portable

Free disk defragment software designed for fast optimization of modern hard disks. 2019-02-21 (freewarefiles)

This giant bee was just rediscovered in the wild after missing for 38 years - CNET

Researchers weren't sure if it was extinct. (feedproxy.google)

'Structural Paints' Could Create Brilliant Colors That Never Fade

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Pinterest Cracks Down on Anti-Vaxxers, Pressuring Facebook To Follow

Social network Pinterest has taken a big step to stop the spread of false content that is damaging people's health, which could put pressure on competitors to follow. From a report: Pinterest said Wednesday that it would no longer return any search result (rss.slashdot)

Black-hat sextortionists required: Competitive salary and dental plan

Cybercrims aren't just raking it in ? they're dishing it out tooExtortionists are promising salaries of more than a quarter of a million pounds to skilled infosec folk willing to put on a black hat, according to research outfit Digital Shadows.? (register)

Behold? a WinRAR security bug that's older than your child's favorite YouTuber. And yes, you should patch this hole

Bet all two of you who paid to activate your copy are feeling a little cheesed off at this 14-year-old undetected flawCheckPoint infosec eggheads are today laying claim to discovering a Windows archiving security flaw that appears to have been lingering (register)

Samsung Unveils a Folding Smartphone

What's old is new again. While smaller manufacturers have already 'launched' a new generation folding phones, and bigger ones like Xiaomi have teased folding prototypes, Samsung officially unveiled the aptly names 'Galaxy Fold' at the Samsung Unpacked eve (hardocp)

Auslogics Registry Cleaner

Free software to detect and fix various Registry errors to optimize your computer. 2019-02-21 (freewarefiles)

Pentagon's War Plan Sees Beleaguered F-35 as Battlefield 'Quarterback' - USAF

The head of the US Air Force said on Tuesday that the Pentagon wants to use its stealthy F-35 as the 'quarterback' of a new deep penetration strategy for war with Russia or China, managing the battlefield 'in real time.' However, the plane struggles in ne (globalsecurity)

Uber & the Army: How ?Flying Car? Research Agreement Benefits Both

Uber asked the Army to help them work on technology to create flying cars. Here?s how the partnership will benefit both entities. (science.dodlive.mil)

Zilog Z8000 Architect Passes Away

Dr. Bernard Peuto, the mind behind Zilog's Z8000 and Z8 processors, passed away this month, and the Electronic Engineering Journal just posted a writeup on his history with Zilog. Just before the wild success Zilog Z80, the company hired Dr. Pueto as thei (hardocp)

Avira Free Antivirus v15.0

Real-time antivirus protection against viruses, ransomware, trojans, adware, and other types of online threats. 2019-02-20 (freewarefiles)

Express Animate 4.02

Easily create object animations, special effects, and video transitions with this free animation software. 2019-02-20 (freewarefiles)

Windows and Office Genuine ISO Verifier

Free program that quickly verifies whether a copy of Windows or Microsoft Office is genuine. 2019-02-20 (freewarefiles)

How Xiaomi Mi 9 details out-style Galaxy S10 on launch day

Today Xiaomi decided it was a perfect time to reveal their Xiaomi Mi 9, a device that targets the Samsung Galaxy S10 like a heat-seeking missile. This smartphone has many of the same specifications as the Galaxy S10 and attempts to out-style the competiti (feeds.slashgear)

Gartner Does the Gartner Thing: Mystical Augmented Analytics

Okay, okay, Gartner is a contender for the title of Crazy Jargon Creator 2019. I read ?Gartner: Augmented Analytics Ready for Prime Time.? Yep, if Datanami says so, it must be true. Here?s the line up of companies allegedly in this market. I put the compa (arnoldit)

Over 92 Million New Accounts Up for Sale from More Unreported Breaches

All these numbers?.'More than 5 billion records from 6,500 data breaches were exposed in 2018' ? a report from Risk Based Security says.'More than 59,000 data breaches have been reported across the European since the GDPR came into force in 2018' ? a (feedproxy.google)

ASUS Maximus XI Apex Motherboard Broken Down

Actually Hardcore Overclocking just posted a detailed analysis of an ASUS Maximus XI Apex LGA 1151 motherboard, and overall, it looks like great board. In the YouTuber's own words, the motherboard's VRM setup is 'overkill,' yet it's significantly cheaper (hardocp)

Disney Removes Advertising from YouTube in Response to Child Exploitation Videos

The Walt Disney Company, Epic Games, Nestle SA and other corporations have removed their advertising from YouTube in response to a video that detailed how criminals are using the YouTube comments section to run a 'soft-core pedophilia ring.' Video blogge (hardocp)

Google Is Expected To Reveal Game Streaming Service At GDC In March

Google has sent out invites to this year's Game Developers Conference (GDC) press event, where the company is expected to unveil a new game streaming product. ExtremeTech reports: There have been rumors about a Google game stream product or service for se (rss.slashdot)

EEG Helps Predict Epileptic Seizures Minutes in Advance

Researchers report EEG technology can help to predict the onset of epileptic seizures up to four minutes in advance. Additionally, acetate, an edible acid, may help to prevent seizures if they are detected with enough notice. (feedproxy.google)

'A lot weirder than I expected' ? The first Captain Marvel reactions are in

Read the world-first Captain Marvel reactions as a few surprising names catch the eye (gamesradar)

Warning: Critical WinRAR Flaw Affects All Versions Released In Last 19 Years

Beware Windows users... a new dangerous remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in the WinRAR software, affecting hundreds of millions of users worldwide.Cybersecurity researchers at Check Point have disclosed technical details of a crit (feedproxy.google)

Fruit Fly Study Questions the Assumption that Brains Need Sleep

Without those eight or so hours of precious shut-eye, many of us feel dazed, sluggish and downright useless. Sleep might be thought of as the great equalizer ? birds do it, bees do it, every animal with a brain does it. But a new study suggests that mig (feedproxy.google)

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Commercial Flight Hits Record 801 MPH With Epic Jet Stream Assist

It is almost always nice when your flight lands a little early, but one recent flight landed quite a bit earlier than usual. A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 reached 801 mph thanks to the help from a jet stream. This flight broke the Boeing 787-9?s previou (feedproxy.google)

Galaxy S10E vs. iPhone XR: We compare every spec - CNET

Here's how Samsung's and Apple's affordable flagships stack up spec-by-spec. (feedproxy.google)

NASA?s Lucy mission gets caught in a fight between rocket companies

SpaceX says it wants to save NASA money, but its actions could cost taxpayers more in the end. (planetary)

Israel To Launch First Privately Funded Moon Mission

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: A team of Israeli scientists is to launch what will be the first privately funded mission to land on the moon this week, sending a spacecraft to collect data from the lunar surface. Named Beresheet, t (rss.slashdot)

NASA Selects New Mission to Explore Origins of Universe

NASA has selected a new space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy?s planetary systems. (nasa.gov)

Just do IoT? We'd walk a mile in someone else's Nike smart sneakers, but they seem to be 'bricked'

Owners having a connection 'mare in the Internet of TrainersBuyers of Nike's eye-wateringly expensive Adapt trainers appear to be having difficulties with the accompanying app.? (register)

Poll: Are You Buying a $1980 Galaxy Fold?

First reported to cost around $1,700 at launch, we now know that the Galaxy Fold, Samsung& (feedproxy.google)

Galaxy S10 Plus vs. iPhone XS Max, Pixel 3 XL: Specs compared - CNET

See how Samsung's behemoth Galaxy S10 Plus stacks up against its Apple and Android rivals spec by spec. (feedproxy.google)

Why American voters were primed for a president who talks like Trump

When in the grips of oratorical passion, President Obama liked to paraphrase the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. about the ?long arc of history? bending toward justice. But when it comes to the oratory of American politicians, history?s long arc is bendi (latimes)

Galaxy Fold: Samsung's phone-tablet hybrid is the most exciting phone we've seen in years - CNET

Samsung's thrilling, dizzying Galaxy Fold debut makes one thing clear: Phones will never be the same. (feedproxy.google)

AndreaMosaic 3.38.0 / 3.38.3 Beta

Program designed to create mosaics made with photographs. 2019-02-21 (freewarefiles)

Samsung pulls sheets off costly phone-cum-fondleslab Galaxy Fold ? and a hefty 5G monster

Innovation? In my smartphone market? It's more likely than you thinkSome day in the future you'll have a piece of material you can fold neatly away in your pocket, a canvas that just happens to be a communication and information device. Until that day, ' (register)

FAA Updates Drone Rules for Everyone

New FAA rules change identification requirements for all consumer drones while making it a bit easier to fly at night or over people (feedproxy.google)

Easy Dark Mode

Easy Dark Mode provides you with a simple portable option for the setup and switching of light/dark modes in Windows 10. Easy Dark Mode is a nicely done app that will be of use to any Windows 10 user who wishes to switch back and forth between light and d (m.majorgeeks)

Major Wordpress security flaw discovered

Vulnerability went unpatched for six years, meaning many websites may have been affected. (itproportal)

Email Icons Pack

Make Your Email Client Application More Presentable The email collection of icons that are provided images for developers of email client program... (sofotex)

Improbable Research tonight in Washington, DC

Join us tonight at the Improbable Research show at the AAAS Annual Meeting, Omni Shoreham Hotel (in the Diplomat Ballroom), Washington DC?The annual Improbable Research session will include: Marc Abrahams, founder of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony Ig Nobel P (feedproxy.google)

Circuit Secures the IoT Against Quantum Attack

MIT engineers design a system for IoT chips to do quantum-computer-proof encryption (feedproxy.google)

Microsoft launches new Windows 10 Office app

New tool is designed to replace the 'My Office' app currently on offer. (itproportal)

AppImage, Flatpak, and Snap from a Software Deployment Perspective

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Oracle: Major ad scam 'DrainerBot' is rinsing Android users of their battery life and data

App piracy fighter Tapcore strenuously denies involvementA major ad fraud operation could be sucking your phone of juice and using up more than 10GB of data a month by downloading hidden vids, Oracle has claimed.? (register)

Monero Miner-Malware Uses RADMIN, MIMIKATZ to Infect, Propagate via Vulnerability

We noticed a sudden increase in hack tool installation attempts from various industries in China, Taiwan, Italy and Hong Kong. We found a trojan combining RADMIN and MIMIKATZ to drop a Monero miner by exploiting MS17-010 for propagation, likely taking adv (feeds.trendmicro)

Red Dead Online's next update looks like the biggest yet, here's what's inside

Red Dead Online finally gets fishing tournies and more new modes on Feb. 26 (gamesradar)

Bosch dishwashers turn up the heat for CrystalDry dishes - CNET

Bosch's latest models focus on making your dishes bone dry when the cycle completes. (feedproxy.google)

A Scientific Song of Consciousness and Self

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DRAM, it feels good to be a gangsta: Only Intel flash revenues on the rise after brutal quarter

Worse to come as market doldrums deepenAn abrupt quarter-on-quarter revenue cliff drop affected all the main flash vendors, except Intel, which saw revenues rise despite falling prices.? (register)

Galaxy S10 Availability, Pricing, Deals: All Carriers, Up to $1600

Have you decided to buy one of the many Samsung Galaxy S10 phones that were introduced today? Curious as to how much you might pay? We& (feedproxy.google)

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 802

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Slontoo 18.07.1 'LXDE'News: NetBSD testing newer compiler, Void reminds users of its official domain, Fedora porting the Deepin desktop, Debian updates media, changes in Ubuntu StudioTips and tricks: What being fr (distrowatch)

Continuing investigations into the origin(s) of the word ?Cat?

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wearTRBL lets you express yourself with a connected T-shirt

When I interviewed Parrot founder and CEO Henri Seydoux at TechCrunch Disrupt back in 2016, he surprised everyone when he said he was working on a new kind of T-shirt ?& (feedproxy.google)

5 of the Best Linux Distros for Raspberry Pi

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Why We Stink at Tackling Climate Change - Issue 69: Patterns

What?s wrong with us? Not us Democrats, Republicans, or Americans. Rather, what?s wrong with our species, Homo sapiens? If human beings are as Hamlet suggested, ?noble in reason, infinite in faculty,? then why are we facing so many problems? In many ways, (nautil.us)

News: PhotoDNA scans images for child abuse

PhotoDNA scans images for child abuse>> Advertisement <<Can you answer the ERP quiz?These 10 questions determine if yourEnterprise RP rollout gets an A .http://www.findtechinfo.com/as/acs?pl=781&ca=909 (securityfocus)

Northern UK smart meter rollout is too slow, snarls MPs' committee

But... but British Gas customers are making cost savings, thoughThe British government is 'sugar coating' its smart meter project and pretending that 'everything will turn out alright in the end', according to Parliament's Business, Energy and Industrial (register)

'Stop sleeping on something this good': This cult horror game Devotion is your next favourite scarefest

If you crave scares, you need to play Taiwanese horror game Devotion right now (gamesradar)

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