Technology

Steve September 30, 2022

Not that long ago, docking a laptop was a new idea to me. Since then, I’ve set up two different laptops for docking, and I’ve been more than satisfied with how this configuration works. This article describes how I set up the laptop docking stations and gives tips and guidance for anyone considering the same. […]

Steve September 30, 2022

After a tumultuous four-year journey to this point, Lordstown Motors has announced it has finally reached that pivotal moment in any flagship EV lifecycle, the start of commercial production. The American EV automaker shared that it has already completed two production-ready Endurance pickups as part of a slow ramp up in Lordstown, Ohio toward 500 […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Undocumented malware only makes up a small proportion of files, yet it presents a high risk of infection. Sandboxing and analyzing everything in order to eliminate risk, however, has a major impact on performance. To address this Cyren has produced Hybrid Analyzer. Using emulation — effectively automatically reverse engineering the code contained in a file […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Microsoft has issued a security notice about two zero-day vulnerabilities with its own Microsoft Exchange Server. Versions 2013, 2016 and 2019 of the software are affected. One vulnerability (CVE-2022-41082) allows for remote code execution when an attacker has access to PowerShell; the second (CVE-2022-41040) is a Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability. Both vulnerabilities are being […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Linux Mint has confirmed we’ll be able to get our hands on the first point-release follow-up to the (well received) Linux Mint 21 release by Christmas. Linux Mint lead Clement Lefebvre also shares the codename for Linux Mint 21.1 is “Vera”. This continues the distro’s tradition of giving each release within a series a female […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Have you heard the news? Regular smartphones are getting satellite connectivity!Apple recently announced long-rumored satellite support for the new iPhone 14, enabling users to send emergency messages outside cellular coverage areas.The service, called Emergency SOS, was made possible through a partnership with Globalstar, the American low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite company. (Apple hinted at other […]

Steve September 30, 2022

In a global first, wind and solar energy combined to generate more than 10 percent of the world’s electricity in 2021 — though coal-fired power plant generation and emissions jumped to new highs in the same period, too. The Register reports: The 2022 Power Transition Trends report by Bloomberg New Energy Fund (BNEF) found that […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwall owners are showing how their energy products faired in Hurricane Ian after it hit Florida. Yesterday, Hurricane Ian hit Florida and the state is still accessing the loss of lives and damages that the storm left behind. At least 10 people lost their lives in Florida, but the death toll […]

Steve September 30, 2022

PARIS (AP) — Deep under water, the pipes and cables that carry the modern world’s lifeblood — energy and information — are out of sight and largely out of mind. Until, that is, something goes catastrophically wrong. The suspected sabotage this week of gas pipelines that tied Russia and Europe together is driving home how […]

Steve September 30, 2022

TOKYO (AP) — The politician tapped to help Japan keep pace with the digital age has his work cut out for him. After all, the nation known for Nintendo games, Lexus sportscars and other gadgetry galore also loves the fax machine and the traditional “hanko” seals that work as analog signatures. But Digital Minister Taro […]