Critical bug could have let hackers commandeer millions of Android devices

Dan Goodin 2022-04-21 15:22:01 arstechnica.com Getty Images Security researchers said they uncovered a vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to commandeer millions of Android devices equipped with mobile chipsets made by Qualcomm and MediaTek. The vulnerability resided in ALAC—short…

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Gearbox Confirms New Tales from the Borderlands in the Works

Oscar Gonzalez 2022-04-21 19:00:01 www.cnet.com A new Tales from the Borderlands is coming. Gearbox Software Tales from the Borderlands was an adventure spin-off game of the popular Borderlands franchise that came out in 2014, developed by adventure games specialist…

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You can now queue to purchase a PS5 direct from Sony (Update: sold out)

Alice Newcome-Beill 2022-04-21 17:01:00 www.theverge.com Update April 21st, 6:33PM ET: Sony has sold out of PS5 consoles for now. A year and a half since its release, the PlayStation 5 is still extremely difficult to get your hands on.…

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Insteon Users Can Save 50% on Shelly Smart Home Products – Review Geek

Andrew Heinzman 2022-04-21 12:06:36 www.reviewgeek.com Shelly After the sudden shutdown of Insteon, thousands of smart home owners are now left with useless, bricked devices. But hey, maybe that’s not such a bad thing, because Shelly is now offering a…

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Metrics Show Decentralized Exchange Volumes Continue to Slide This Year – Defi Bitcoin News

Jamie Redman 2022-04-21 19:30:08 news.bitcoin.com Decentralized exchange (dex) volumes have been dropping since December 2021 according to current statistics. However, last month dex trade volumes spiked 2.37% higher than the volumes recorded in February. Despite the brief spike and…

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Report: Karakurt attacks linked to Conti and Diavol ransomware groups

VB Staff 2022-04-21 17:20:00 venturebeat.com We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 - 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! A new report…

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After layoffs, Flockjay lands on a new SaaS-y vision for tech sales – TechCrunch

Natasha Mascarenhas 2022-04-21 18:26:50 techcrunch.com Months after cutting half its staff, edtech startup Flockjay has landed on a new vision for how to disrupt tech sales: start from the inside, out. The startup is building Flockjay Elevate, a platform…

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Save $10 off a three-year VPNCity subscription during our Spring Refresh sale

2022-04-21 17:00:02 www.zdnet.com on April 21, 2022 | Topic: Deals StackCommerce The following content is brought to you by ZDNet partners. If you buy a product featured here, we may earn an affiliate commission or other compensation. Between remote…

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EU parliament moves closer to law that would force iPhones to use USB-C ports

2022-04-21 18:41:00 www.techspot.com Why it matters: The European parliament has been seeking a common standard for electronic device chargers for over a decade. This week, it came one step closer to enacting such a policy, which would most notably…

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Western Digital 1TB WD Blue Mobile Hard Drive HDD – 5400 RPM, SATA 6 Gb/s, 128 MB Cache, 2.5″ – WD10SPZX

WD Blue 2.5-inch PC Hard Drives deliver solid performance and reliability while providing you with all of the space you need to hold enormous amounts of photos, videos, files, and games. WD Blue 2.5-inch Hard Drives are designed for…

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Learn how the changing business culture helps data-driven early stage startups at Data and the Culture Transformation – TechCrunch

Alexandra Ames 2022-04-21 11:30:01 techcrunch.com Change is afoot in the non-stop world of data collection and application, and if you’re a data-driven startup — or on your way to becoming one — TechCrunch and Cloudera have joined forces for…

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Sonos to Launch New Budget-Friendly Soundbar, Report Says

Zachary McAuliffe 2022-04-21 16:01:00 www.cnet.com The latest soundbar (not pictured) is expected to come out on June 7. Ty Pendlebury/CNET Sonos plans to release a new, budget-friendly soundbar in the next few weeks, according to a report. Code-named Fury, the…

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How to install IceScrum on Ubuntu Server 20.04

Jack Wallen 2022-04-21 17:04:33 www.techrepublic.com Looking to take your company's project management to the next level? Maybe you need to start using Scrum. Jack Wallen walks you through the deployment of the open-source IceScrum platform. Image: iStockphoto/fongleon356 If you’re…

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If Your Phone’s Overheating, Google Messages May Be to Blame – Review Geek

Suzanne Humphries 2022-04-21 12:51:49 www.reviewgeek.com sdx15/Shutterstock.com Oh no! A newly-detected bug in Google Messages is causing issues in users’ phones. The bug is keeping both the Messages and Camera apps open and running in the background, causing phones to…

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Ubuntu 22.04: The Linux desktop for work

2022-04-21 15:46:50 www.zdnet.com In October 2004, Ubuntu Linux's founder, Mark Shuttleworth, had a vision. He'd create a Debian-based Linux that would be free for everyone from students to global enterprises. Now, 18 years later, the Ubuntu promise is still…

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Sonos ‘Fury’ set to be its first entry-level soundbar

Chris Smith 2022-04-21 14:13:28 www.trustedreviews.com Sonos is reportedly planning to launch its first ever affordable soundbar, which it plans to put on sale in June for just $249 (around £190). According to a report from The Verge the company…

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Breaking Down The Dracthyr Evoker, The New Race And Class Combination Coming In World Of Warcraft: Dragonflight

John Carson 2022-04-21 17:00:00 www.gameinformer.com World of Warcraft is going back to its high fantasy roots with the newly announced expansion Dragonflight, and after a turbulent two years in the Shadowlands, Blizzard seems to want to reset expectations of what…

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ISPs can’t find any judges who will block California net neutrality law

Jon Brodkin 2022-04-21 16:05:24 arstechnica.com Getty Images | Yuichiro Chino The broadband industry has lost another attempt to block California's net neutrality law. After ISP lobby groups' motion for a preliminary injunction was denied last year in US District…

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Convoy raises $260M Series E to expand digital freight network products – TechCrunch

Rebecca Bellan 2022-04-21 11:00:52 techcrunch.com Convoy, a digital freight network that connects shippers with carriers, has raised $260 million in fresh funding to scale up initiatives that will push the trucking tech industry into new ground. The Seattle-based startup’s…

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7 Ways to Fix the Windows PIN Not Working in Windows 10

Shan Abdul 2022-04-19 17:03:18 www.makeuseof.com Using the Windows Hello PIN makes logging into your user account a breeze. However, you may encounter an issue where Windows tells you your PIN is incorrect after you entered the right one. This…

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Razer Leviathan V2 Gives Your Gaming An Audio Upgrade

staff@slashgear.com (Nadeem Sarwar) 2022-04-21 16:27:47 www.slashgear.com Razer's new soundbar also boasts low-latency Bluetooth connectivity and quick switching between paired devices. Wireless connectivity is handled over Bluetooth v5.2 with a latency promise of 60 ms. There's support for Razer's proprietary…

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Spotify takes on YouTube, expands video podcasts to all creators in select markets

parkydoesstuff@gmail.com (Prakhar Khanna) 2022-04-21 16:04:54 www.androidcentral.com What you need to knowSpotify is allowing all creators in select markets to publish video podcasts.Creators are able to bulk-upload videos to replace their audio podcasts.The feature is available in the U.S., Canada,…

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National Treasures – Secret Signs & Symbols of the U.S. Founding Fathers

There are many amazing mystical and mythological mysteries connected with the symbols the US Founding Fathers chose to represent their beliefs, their dreams and their intentions during the formation of the United States government. Drawing from the traditions of…

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Why SaaS is bucking the venture slowdown – TechCrunch

Anna Heim 2022-04-21 12:46:46 techcrunch.com As the global startup market digests a changing valuation environment and climate for venture investment, not every sector is taking the same amount of damage. One is indeed faring better than the rest. It’s…

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Morgan Stanley and others fund Elon Musk in $46.5 billion Twitter takeover bid

2022-04-21 14:39:00 www.techspot.com What just happened? On Wednesday, Elon Musk filed paperwork with the Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC) stating that he has received funding to buy all of Twitter's outstanding stock, which as of February 10, 2022, was…

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Alienware’s 2022 gaming laptops are going big on AMD

Cameron Faulkner 2022-04-21 10:40:58 www.theverge.com Alienware has announced a release date and pricing info for its latest batch of gaming laptops. Today’s big news is that the new Dell G15, the Alienware M15 R7, and the Alienware M17 R5…

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Asus drops two OLED Zenbooks and a new logo

Monica Chin 2022-04-21 15:37:51 www.theverge.com Asus has quietly announced two additions to its Zenbook line that are all about the screens. The new AMD-powered Zenbook 13 S joins a limited, but slowly growing lineup of 13-inch OLED laptops for…

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