Homeland Security warns over ‘wormable’ Windows 10 bug – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Homeland Security’s cybersecurity advisory unit is warning Windows 10 users to make sure that their systems are fully patched, after exploit code for a “wormable” bug was published online last week. The code takes advantage of a security vulnerability patched by Microsoft back in March. The bug caused confusion and concern after details of…

Deep dive on how Google Meet's AI-powered noise cancellation works as it begins rolling out to customers (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)

[ad_1] Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat: Deep dive on how Google Meet’s AI-powered noise cancellation works as it begins rolling out to customers  —  Google is turning on AI-powered noise cancellation in Google Meet today.  Like Microsoft Teams’ upcoming noise suppression functionality, the feature leverages supervised learning … [ad_2] Source link

During a pandemic, protest livestreams are more important than ever

[ad_1] Protests against police brutality continue around the country, but not everyone who wants can participate. Whether immunocompromised, living with someone in a high risk group for COVID-19, or simply too far away to attend a protest, people around the world have found their own way to engage: livestreams.  Leigh Wallace, an 18-year-old in Mississippi,…

New Zealand has essentially eliminated coronavirus

[ad_1] New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday announces no new or active COVID-19 cases. MARTY MELVILLE/AFP via Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. There are no new or active cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Monday. The…

Twitter is working on a way for people to request a blue checkmark, again

[ad_1] One of Twitter’s most inconsistently applied features will hopefully make more sense in the near future. Jane Manchun Wong, who frequently reverse-engineers apps to discover upcoming new features, figured out that Twitter is planning to give users a way to request verification. The social network then confirmed the development to . What this means…

Cox slows Internet speeds in entire neighborhoods to punish any heavy users

[ad_1] Cox Communications is lowering Internet upload speeds in entire neighborhoods to stop what it considers “excessive usage,” in a decision that punishes both heavy Internet users and their neighbors. Cox, a cable company with about 5.2 million broadband customers in the United States, has been sending notices to some heavy Internet users warning them…

Gift yourself a new Microsoft Surface Pro (from 2017) on sale for $200 off

[ad_1] Products featured here are selected by our partners at StackCommerce.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. The Surface Pro deal featured here includes 128GB of storage. Image: microsoft By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2020-06-08 20:48:08 UTC TL;DR: Get convenience and function all in one with a Microsoft Surface Pro 12.3-inch…

The 1033 program takes center stage again, as militarized police make headlines – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The killing of George Floyd and the nationwide protests that resulted have been a major wake-up call for many with regards to the role of policing in the United States. Yesterday, Floyd’s hometown of Minneapolis announced plans to dismantle the city’s police department via a veto-proof majority in the city council. Among the factors…

Twitch has had a "sudden influx of DMCA takedown requests for clips" from 2017 to 2019, as creators bemoan the three strike rule and lack of bulk deletion tools (Bijan Stephen/The Verge)

[ad_1] Bijan Stephen / The Verge: Twitch has had a “sudden influx of DMCA takedown requests for clips” from 2017 to 2019, as creators bemoan the three strike rule and lack of bulk deletion tools  —  There has been a flurry of takedown requests in the last few days  —  Over the last few days…