The latest global cyberattack is a good reminder of the importance of “safer computing. [...]
The BBC has posted an article saying that "the creation of a single file can stop the attack from infecting a machine." It recommends, "creating a read-only file - named perfc - and placing it within a computer's "C:\Windows" folder, the attack will be stopped in its tracks.
Read the full story on the BBC website [...]
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and Google's YouTube today announced a Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism. [...]
Snapchat has just released its new Snap Map feature that can share your location with Snapchat friends via a map. The feature is off by default so, if you want to share you location, you have to opt-in. Also, it only shares your location with people you’ve friended on Snapchat. Your location isn’t public (though anyone who knows your location could share it with others). More… [...]
Glympse is teaming up with Microsoft to offer its services to business that make house calls so that customers will know the exact time that the cable guy, the electrician or the pizza delivery person will arrive at their door.
Click for Larry’s podcast with Drs. Bullock and Won This post first appeared in the San Jose Mercury News When I think of virtual reality, I think of playing games or being immersed in a 360 degree video experience where the action takes place all around me. But when Kim Bullock and Andrea Stevenson Won talk about VR, they have something else in mind — helping patients cope with [...]
In an effort to lure customers aware from Verizon and other competitors, Sprint is offering a year's worth of cellular service -- including unlimited text, talk and data. After that customers will pay $60 a month should they continue, but there is no contract and no obligation. [...]
Even though iOS 10.3 isn’t the major upgrade we’re expecting in iOS 11 this far, there are some handy features you may not have tried including Apple ID profile, iCould storage breakdown, find your parked car, weather in maps and find my AirPods. For more, check out CNET’s iOS 10.3: 7 new features to try right away. Other links: Download iOS 10.3.2 (from Apple) Preview of iOS [...]
Like nearly all expectant fathers, Philippe Kahn planned to take a picture of the new baby but, instead of waiting till he got home to distribute the photo to friends online, he wanted to do it directly from the hospital. But that was in 1997 when there were no camera phones. So he invented one [...]