U.S. bars Americans from using crypto service Tornado Cash

Nov 26, 2022

The Treasury Department issued sanctions Monday against a cryptocurrency service that has allowed North Korean hackers and others to launder billions of dollars’ worth of digital tokens stolen in virtual heists. The service, Tornado Cash, is what is known as a mixer, and it pools digital assets to obscure their ownership. Since its launch in 2019, the program has laundered more than $7 billion in digital assets, according to the Treasury Department. By adding the service’s website and 45 a ...read more

The kids who grew up on Pokémon are raising trainers of their own

Nov 26, 2022

They’re passing the torchic to their kids August 10, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. EDT Brandon Stell, center, plays Pokémon, surrounded by his children (R-L) Venasera, Roslyn, Margery and Morgan. (Stephen B. Morton/For The Washington Post) Placeholder while article actions load Mike Bridges films his 8-month old son, Finn, crawling toward stuffed plushies of the three original starter Pokémon — Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle. At first, ...read more

Launched to immediate global acclaim via Livestream: Absen’s pioneering KLCOB Micro LED product series

Nov 26, 2022

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — From its headquarters in Shenzhen, China, on August 4, 2022, Absen launched its latest breakthrough product series, Micro LED KLCOB, in a livestream event viewed by over 300 stakeholders across the world. The event, hosted by Absen’s European Brand and Marketing Director, Jessica Golding, gave Ruben Rengel, Absen’s Vice President for Global Business Development, the platform to deliver his insights into the future of LED, before Darren Banks ...read more

Coheed’s frontman masked his feelings in art. Twitch helped him open up.

Nov 26, 2022

In 1998, Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez took a trip to Paris. There, he conceived of the sci-fi storyline that has come to span nine of his now-beloved progressive rock band’s ten records. At the time, the still-small tale functioned as an escape, a means by which Sanchez — uncomfortable with the idea of belting his autobiography to sweat-soaked masses — could shroud his true feelings in fiction. Flash forward a couple decades: The once-reclusive singer and guitarist is now ...read more

AI-based security solution protects email and messaging

Nov 26, 2022

With more people working remotely, messaging and email have become even more essential tools, but the sharing of sensitive data via these routes also presents risks. Concentric AI is using this week's Black Hat USA to launch an AI-based solution that protects sensitive data shared as text or attachments across today’s most popular business messaging platforms, including email, Slack, and Microsoft Teams. Offered as a part of the company's Semantic Intelligence platform, these new capab ...read more

Big Tech tried to quash Russian propaganda. Russia found loopholes.

Nov 26, 2022

In Ukraine, there is the battle on the ground; then there is the war of words over who’s to blame for the latest atrocities. When a detention center was shelled on July 29, killing dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war, Ukrainian officials decried what they called a war crime on Russia’s part, while Russian officials accused Ukraine of slaughtering its own POWs, perhaps to silence them. But on Twitter, at least one Russian government account seemed to imply the dead POWs, many of whom were ...read more

Since lawsuit, Riot Games’ once all-male leadership now over 20 percent women

Nov 26, 2022

In August of 2018, Riot Games didn’t have a chief diversity and inclusion officer, a team dedicated to diversity, nor any pay equity practices. Its leadership team was all men. After being sued in California in November of 2018 for gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment, and settling the suit last December for $100 million, the “League of Legends” publisher released its third annual diversity report Wednesday, reflecting on the recent years of reform and active investment to h ...read more

OnePlus 10T 5G – A Multitasking Powerhouse Packing Up to 16GB RAM

Nov 26, 2022

The OnePlus 10T 5G, featuring 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, will allow for suspension of over 35 applications at once for a faster, smoother, uninterrupted user experience. The 16GB RAM can be further supplemented with 7GB of virtual RAM expansion, granting an impressive 16+7GB RAM capacity. The competitive pricing of the OnePlus 10T 5G for the Malaysian marketwill be revealed on 18th August. The OnePlus 10T 5G has recently been globally on 3rd August. Carrying with the t ...read more

CISA warns of UnRAR security flaw affecting Linux systems

Nov 26, 2022

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has issued a warning about a security issue with the UnRAR tool for Linux-based systems. The vulnerability is being tracked as CVE-2022-30333, and if successfully exploited, the flaw could allow an attacker to use the process of unpacking an archive to write data to an area of storage. See also: Microsoft warns Windows users that a recent update has broken XPS viewing WhatsApp is gaining some great new privacy features includin ...read more

Parallels Desktop 18 rolls out more compatibility, performance improvements

Nov 26, 2022

It’s that time of year again when a major new version of Parallels Desktop hits the stores with the promise of improved compatibility and performance. This time around, Parallels Desktop 18.0 promises to maximize the use of Apple’s M1 Ultra chip with the potential to deliver up to 96 percent faster Windows 11 VMs on a Mac Studio. In addition to unlocking the extra power of the M1 Ultra chip -- which will allow users to assign additional resources to their virtual machines to deliver t ...read more

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