Technology

Steve May 26, 2022

The electric pickup trucks are coming. Ford has officially started delivering the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck to retail and fleet customers. At Electrek, we have been talking for years about how electric pickup trucks are needed to accelerate EV adoption in the US, purely because of how big the pickup segment is in the […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Seoul-headquartered PV solar-cell manufacturing giant Q Cells today announced that it’s opening a new solar panel manufacturing facility in Dalton, Georgia. Georgia solar panel manufacturing grows again It’s a $171 million expansion of Q Cells’ existing solar module manufacturing plant in Dalton, and that will create 470 additional jobs. Total local Q Cells employees will exceed […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Microsoft To Slow Hiring in Windows, Office, Teams Groups (bloomberg.com) Posted by msmash on Thursday May 26, 2022 @12:41PM from the up-next dept. Microsoft will slow hiring in its Windows, Office and Teams chat and conferencing software groups, citing a need to realign staffing priorities as it approaches a new fiscal year in a time […]

Steve May 26, 2022

The Facebook Messenger ‘Is That You?’ video phishing scam has been around since 2017, but a recent investigation into it by researchers at Cybernews has led to the discovery of what they’re calling a ‘cybercriminal stronghold’. Threat actors are using this to infect the social network with thousands of malicious links each day. The research […]

Steve May 26, 2022

The information age has gone through many phases, but one thing has always remained true — the constant acceleration of evolution. This acceleration hasn’t always been consistent, but we’ve seen another leap in the already high urgency for businesses to adopt new tools, services, and technologies boom again with the growth of hybrid working. Enterprises […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Americans have sensitive data relating to their online activity and location exposed 747 times daily, almost twice as much as Europeans who have their data exposed 376 times a day on average. A new report from Atlas VPN looks at real-time bidding (RTB), which runs in the background on websites and apps and tracks what […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Plex fans may be interested to hear that an official Plex Desktop app for Linux is now available to install from the Snap Store. Alongside the debut of its Linux desktop app (more on that in a second) is a ‘buttery smooth’ TV mode in Plex HTPC (pictured above) with a powerful playback engine and […]

Steve May 26, 2022

In a move that could have a major impact on enterprise penetration testing and other cybersecurity tactics, the US Department of Justice last Thursday reversed one of its own policies by telling prosecutors not to prosecute anyone involved in “good-faith security research.” This is one of those common-sense decisions that makes me far more interested in exploring […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Pay for some IT professionals is failing to keep up with inflation, according to a salary survey by IT employment consultancy Janco Associates for calendar year 2021. But preliminary data indicates pay for tech workers could soon change drastically with job market in IT tight, and many companies eyeing major tech projects in the year ahead. With inflation […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Vely is a tool for writing web and command-line applications in C. Vely combines high performance and the low footprint associated with C programming with ease of use and improved safety reminiscent of languages like PHP. It’s free and open source software, and licensed under GPLv3 and LGPL 3 for libraries, so you can even […]

Steve May 26, 2022

When trying to familiarize yourself with someone else’s project, you usually appreciate the comments left behind that help you understand the meaning of their code. In the same way, whenever you are programming, whether for yourself or for others, it is good practice to comment your own code. All programming languages offer a special syntax […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Tesla has delivered four Megapacks to a giant new Bitcoin mining facility in Texas that is going to be the first to be powered by the automaker’s solar and batteries. Last month, the project was announced as a partnership between Tesla, Blockstream, and Jack Dorsey’s Blocks (formerly Square). The idea is to build a new […]