IOGEAR GCS72CC is a brilliant 2-Port 4K USB-C KVM Switch with DisplayPort

Jan 7, 2023

Many people are working from home nowadays, using work-issued laptops. The problem, of course, is that these workers often own personal notebooks too. And so, if they regularly connect their computers to a mouse, keyboard, and monitor, it can be quite cumbersome to constantly plug and unplug cables when switching between two machines. A KVM switch is a great solution for this dilemma, as it allows you to easily switch peripherals and accessories from one computer to the other. IOGEAR h ...read more

Apple’s iPhone 14: Dependable and boring, and that’s okay

Jan 7, 2023

Get out your magnifying glass. Apple’s iPhone 14 is better than the iPhones that have come before it. But you’re going to have to look really, really close to even notice. How close? In our camera tests, we had to study one shot for 15 minutes to tell it apart from a photo taken on a three-year-old iPhone 11 Pro. “Solid but subtle” is how we would describe the iPhone 14 upgrade, including a design that’s barely changed in three years, an emergency satellite connection we hope you’l ...read more

Best Windows apps this week

Jan 7, 2023

Five-hundred-and-eight in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days. Microsoft 365 apps can now be updated without user interruption, thanks to the new "update under lock" feature. As always, if I've missed an app or game that has been released this week that you believe is particularly good, let me know in the comments below or notify me via email. Discounts this ...read more

How ‘Immortality’ developer Sam Barlow designs stories to haunt players

Jan 7, 2023

In “Her Story” and “Telling Lies,” game designer Sam Barlow uses filmed performances of live actors to tell deeply involved and involving stories — just don’t call them “interactive movies.” “That term would always slightly rub up against me,” he told The Washington Post in a recent video interview, speaking from his home in Brooklyn. He had, he said, even gone so far as to subtitle his “Telling Lies” script “an anti-movie.” “What I was doing always felt quite di ...read more

White House announces tech company efforts to combat violent extremism

Jan 7, 2023

The White House on Thursday announced that major companies would roll out a series of new policies and tools to combat the spread of extremism on their sites. Major social media services, including YouTube, Twitch, Microsoft and Facebook-parent Meta, announced their new initiatives to limit the spread of hateful rhetoric in coordination with a White House gathering on hate-fueled violence. The announcements follow mounting pressure on the companies to address the role their services play in am ...read more

China and ASEAN Explore Sci-Tech Cooperation

Jan 7, 2023

BEIJING , Sept. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The following is a report from CRI Online: The site of the event. Photo by Lei Qijun The 10th Forum on China-ASEAN Technology Transfer and Collaborative Innovation (hereinafter referred to as “the Forum”) was held in Nanning, capital of South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on September 15. The Ministry of Science and Technology highlighted a number of landmark projects at this year’s event. The China-ASEAN Sci-Tech Innovation ...read more

Three-quarters of organizations have suffered an API security incident in the last year

Jan 7, 2023

Over three-quarters (76 percent) of respondents in a new survey have suffered an API security incident in the last 12 months, primarily caused by dormant/zombie APIs, authorization vulnerabilities, and web application firewalls. The research from Noname Security also shows that 74 percent of cybersecurity professionals don’t have a complete API inventory or know which APIs return sensitive data. Shay Levi, Noname Security's CTO and co-founder, says, "Our research has exposed a disconnec ...read more

Global Times: President Xi’s trip to Central Asia has global significance

Jan 7, 2023

BEIJING , Sept. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered an important speech on Friday at the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, emphasizing the need to follow the guidance of the Shanghai Spirit as we forge ahead. President Xi pointed out that under new conditions, the SCO, as an important constructive force in international and regional affairs, should keep itself well-positioned in the face of changing international d ...read more

CDP: A priority in the evolution of ransomware recovery

Jan 7, 2023

The first ransomware appeared in 1989. It was distributed via floppy disks; its encryption could be easily reversed, and the ransom of $189 was to be paid to a PO box in Panama. Since those humble beginnings, ransomware has evolved into the massive international cybercrime it is today, that causes billions in damage to organizations big or small. As new successful attacks are reported daily, it seems that the defenses against the ever more sophisticated attack vectors are lagging the atta ...read more

The Global AI Summit Wraps Up in Riyadh, Reaffirming Saudi Arabia’s Growing Stake in Shaping the Future of AI

Jan 7, 2023

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The second-ever Global AI Summit concluded today, affirming the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s recognition of, and investment in, the rising importance of artificial intelligence (AI). The three-day global event gathered prominent leaders and experts in AI to discuss opportunities and limitations posed by the technology. Hosted by the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA), the Summit attracted more than 15,000 participants, ...read more

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