Researchers detail the increasingly prevalent LockBit ransomware, which may one day reach parity with other feared ransomware packages like Maze or Ryuk (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica)

[ad_1] Dan Goodin / Ars Technica: Researchers detail the increasingly prevalent LockBit ransomware, which may one day reach parity with other feared ransomware packages like Maze or Ryuk  —  You’ve probably never heard of LockBit, but that’s likely to change.  —  Ransomware has emerged as one of the top threats facing large organizations … [ad_2]…

Best microwaves for 2020 – CNET

[ad_1] The microwave oven was invented during World War II, when Percy Spencer, an engineer for Raytheon who was working on magnetron production for the military, discovered that a candy bar that was in his pocket had melted. Raytheon quickly filed a patent for Spencer’s accidental invention, which became a household staple across the world within a few…

A look at TikTok's efforts to repair its reputation in DC, where Bytedance has spent $300K on lobbying in 2020 and has hired former Internet Association chief (Emily Birnbaum/Protocol)

[ad_1] Emily Birnbaum / Protocol: A look at TikTok’s efforts to repair its reputation in DC, where Bytedance has spent $300K on lobbying in 2020 and has hired former Internet Association chief  —  For hundreds of millions of fans around the world, TikTok is the place to go for videos of dancing celebrities, cooking advice…

Best cheap earbuds and headphones

[ad_1] So you don’t want to spend a lot on a headphone? No problem, you can still get some excellent deals on a variety of headphone types. You can even find decent true wireless earbuds for less than $50 that rival the AirPods for sound quality (and sometimes exceed it). If you want to go…

How Apple relies on people like Mike Janicek, part of a vanishing breed of experts, for the manufacturing of products like Apple Watch and the unibody MacBook (William Gallagher/AppleInsider)

[ad_1] William Gallagher / AppleInsider: How Apple relies on people like Mike Janicek, part of a vanishing breed of experts, for the manufacturing of products like Apple Watch and the unibody MacBook  —  Apple and all technology firms outsource work to around the globe, yet it’s crucial that they keep key skills in America —and…

Coronavirus: David Icke’s channel deleted by YouTube

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption David Icke has now had his official pages deleted by YouTube and Facebook YouTube has deleted the conspiracy theorist David Icke’s official channel from its platform. The Google-owned video clip service acted after repeatedly warning Mr Icke that he had violated its policies by posting misleading information about the…