Thursday, January 18, 2018

Windows 10 version 1803: privacy improvements

The next feature update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1803, will feature new privacy settings and improvements that give users and administrators more control over data on the device.Windows 10...

Off topic: Missing from the dictionary, political sandwiches, dying from your worst fear, novelty...

The time the Oxford English Dictionary forgot a word because it was physically misplaced. A cafe in Southern California has opposing sandwiches: the Border Patrol...

How to find and install BIOS updates on your computer

The recently discovered Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities can only be patched fully with BIOS updates. Depending on your system, you may have installed the operating system, web browser and other software...

JSPaint is a web-based Microsoft Paint remake

JSPaint is a free web-based remake of Microsoft Paint, a basic but popular image editor for the Windows operating system.Microsoft announced some time ago that it would deprecate Microsoft Paint in...

Impressive WebAssembly Performance gains in Firefox

Mozilla has been on the forefront of WebAssembly development, a relatively new technology that offers better performance on the Web than JavaScript in many cases.WebAssembly offers several advantages over JavaScript. It...

Amazon launches $10-and-under collection with free shipping for all

Fancy a bag of confetti, some metallic-blue disco leggings, cheap jewelry, a t-shirt with a picture of a pineapple on it, or a no-logo...

Twitter is working on a way to inform users exposed to Russian content

Twitter told lawmakers on Wednesday that it was working on a way to alert users who may have seen content on the site from...

Amazon’s Alexa can now ‘disengage’ if asked sexually harassing questions

“Alexa, stand up for yourself.” In the world of home voice assistants, it can be fun to ask silly questions to the likes of...

Facebook profited from polarization, critics say

Now trending: criticism over the use of Facebook to spread misinformation and the effect it had on the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Yes, it’s...

H-1B: Nearly three-quarters of Silicon Valley tech workers are immigrants, report says

Immigrants are wrecking America, some say, but new data suggests that Silicon Valley would be lost without them. About 71 percent of tech workers...

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