Steve August 14, 2020

Waze has come a long way since it first debuted in 2006. In fact, it’s gone all the way to being acquired by Google. The app has had a number of changes this year. The most recent change in the Waze app is the addition of a gas station contactless payment option. Waze App Changes […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Though a DNS spoofing vulnerability in Windows (CVE-2020-1464) has been rated as a zero-day due to reports of exploitation in the wild, the focus for this month’s updates should be on testing key Windows features prior to deployment. Primarily, printing and back-up scenarios will require your attention. You will also need to work with multiple […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Slack and Atlassian have strengthened their alliance with a joint product roadmap that includes deeper app integrations and a “passport” that reduces time spent logging into separate services. The move marks the latest step in a partnership between the two companies who previously competed directly with real-time communications tools. As part of a deal struck […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Sen. Kamala Harris In 2016, I wanted Hillary Clinton to be our next president, and I was sure that she would be. I was devastated. In 2019 and early 2020, I wanted a woman to win the Democratic Party’s nomination for president. Instead, one qualified woman after another failed to get enough votes, and now […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Hurricane Maria and Heat Wave Henrietta? For decades, meteorologists have named hurricanes and ranked them according to severity. Naming and categorizing heat waves too could increase public awareness of the extreme weather events and their dangers, contends a newly formed group that includes public health and climate experts. Developing such a system is one of […]

Steve August 14, 2020

After the Singapore High Court upheld a law criminalising homosexuality, a man has been charged with inciting violence for an Instagram message threatening to make the judiciary “pay the ultimate price”. Muhammad Hanif Mohamed Huzairi, 30, is accused of inciting violence against the High Court judges using his Instagram stories, with one message calling for […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Aug. 14 (UPI) — A program designed to increase access to treatment and infection-prevention tools has reduced malaria cases in southern Mozambique by 85%, but has not eliminated the disease, according to an analysis published Friday by PLOS Medicine. The Magude Program, a five-year initiative that provided people in the region with mosquito netting, antimalarial […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Read time: 12 mins Late one night this past April, four people on off-road vehicles drove into a small, Indigenous village near the town of Blue River in British Columbia, Canada. It was dark and the vehicles drove through deep snow, smashing through wooden signs and barriers that guarded the village of tiny houses, erected […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Earlier this year, the team behind messaging app Telegram committed to finally making video calls available sometime in 2020. Today, in celebration of the app’s seventh anniversary, the feature is finally available with version 7.0 of the app, but there’s a caveat – it’s only for Android users. As noted in the blog post, video […]