Electronics are built with death dates. Let’s not keep them a secret.

Jan 7, 2023

(Daniel Diosdado For The Washington Post) Our analysis of 14 popular consumer devices found most could stop working in 3 to 4 years because of irreplaceable batteries. Here’s how we get the tech industry to design products that last longer — and do less damage to the environment. Updated August 2, 2022 at 11:36 a.m. EDT |Published August 2, 2022 at 7:16 a.m. EDT If you’ve got a pair of Apple AirPods, they’re going to die — likely sooner rather than later. ...read more

Identifying cybersecurity issues in your business

Jan 7, 2023

Threats to your business come in many forms. For most organizations, the biggest threats to their survival are related to cybersecurity. An Allianz survey found this to be true, as "cyber incidents" ranked as the biggest risk to organizations, overtaking "business interruption". Whether those threats are external or internal, they are continuous and evolving because of the ever-increasing shift towards digital. Over 98 percent of UK security professionals have reported an increase in cyb ...read more

‘MultiVersus’ is a real contender for Nintendo’s platform fighter crown

Jan 7, 2023

MultiVersus Available on: PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One Developer: Player First Games | Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Release: Open beta began July 26, 2022 In the past decade, two high-profile pretenders — “PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale” and “Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl” — have tried to muscle their way into the niche Nintendo carved for itself with Super Smash Bros. But “MultiVersus,” which entered open be ...read more

Spotify has an intriguing new incentive to become a Premium subscriber

Jan 7, 2023

A lack of ads and unlimited track skipping are both pretty good reasons to cough up for a Spotify Premium subscription, but for some people it is not enough. The streaming audio service apparently agrees that paying subscribers do not currently get enough for their outlay and is adding features to increase value for money. So, what does Spotify think will entice would-be subscribers into taking the plunge? New control buttons; buttons most people would reasonably expect to be included in ...read more

Jes Negrón’s first game after suing Riot is about heritage and a haunted house

Jan 7, 2023

August 2, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EDT Jes Negrón poses for a portrait at her Connecticut home with her upcoming game, "Good Bones." Jes led a class action lawsuit against her former employer, Riot Games, for gender discrimination. (Johnny Milano/For The Washington Post) In “Good Bones,” players experience the story of Avi, who is moving into a new home with her daughter, Bianca, after the death of her wife. And like Avi and Bianca at the beginning of the game, Jes Negrón ...read more

Sparrow Introduces Newly Updated Sparrow Cloud and Sparrow SCA at Black Hat USA 2022

Jan 7, 2023

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Black Hat USA 2022, the leading information security event, is taking place from August 6 to 11 virtually and in-person at Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Sparrow, a global application security testing leader, has participated in the Black Hat conference since 2018 and introduced its new solutions and features at the events. This year, Sparrow is announcing its newly upgraded Sparrow Cloud and open-source management solution, Sparrow ...read more

No.1 Tablet Sale on Shopee Mall in 2022- The OPPO Pad Air

Jan 7, 2023

The OPPO Pad Air that was launched 2 weeks ago together with the latest OPPO Reno8 Series 5G, is proven to be the preferred tablet at Shopee Mall with its staggering one-day sales figure exceeding the total 2022’s tablet category sales figure. The OPPO Pad Air is OPPO first ever tablet to launched in Malaysia. This latest tablet has many versatile features for users to work, study and play. It includes four Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers that guarantee 3D ...read more

How to use SIGKILL to rapidly terminate containers in Kubernetes

Jan 7, 2023

Originating from Linux, which uses a Unix operating system, SIGKILL is a common command that developers use to terminate absolutely any process. Most commonly, if anything needs to be shut down immediately as it's causing damage to the system itself, then SIGKILL is the go-to signal to use. Alongside Linux, SIGKILL has also found itself into any developer platform that manages container systems, with the most popular example of this being Kubernetes. As one of the most drastic signals tha ...read more

RightPick’s “Pickup Artifact” pioneered JUPAS big data analysis AI to help recommend the DSE candidates for 20 department rankings

Jan 7, 2023

At the same time, the test of Hong Kong’s first subject selection on personality is implemented and being released in July. HONG KONG , July 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The DSE is about to be released, which means the end of an annual DSE. Since the epidemic, many students have been affected by the epidemic, causing lots of difficulties and pressures in their studies. What they are facing is not only the pressure of the public exams, but also the academic pressure due to the suspension of ...read more

IObit Software Updater 5 keeps your apps updated to boost system security

Jan 7, 2023

It is very easy to keep Windows up to date -- so easy, in fact, that you hardly need to do anything. Just make sure that the Automatic Updates feature of Windows Update is enabled, and everything will happen in the background. IObit Software Updater does much the same for the apps you have installed as well. While there are some apps that will update automatically -- including, but not limited to, those installed from the Microsoft Store -- it is certainly not the case for all software. A ...read more

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