Technology Blog

August 30, 2022

Google’s Open-Source Bug Bounty Aims To Clamp Down on Supply Chain Attacks

Google has introduced a new vulnerability rewards program to pay researchers who find security flaws in its open-source software or in the building blocks that its […]
August 30, 2022

To Save Lives, Issue Connected Vehicle Technology Waiver, NTSB Tells FCC

ArsTechnica reports: In mid-August, the Federal Communications Commission succeeded in its long-held plan to reallocate a portion of the spectrum from car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure communication (known […]
August 30, 2022

Canadian cybersecurity complacency is a slippery slope

Statistics and polls show that residents of the United States are concerned about cybersecurity and a recent survey conducted late in 2021 illustrates this: The poll […]
August 30, 2022

Huge Chinese Database of Faces and Vehicle License Plates Spilled Online

A massive Chinese database storing millions of faces and vehicle license plates was left exposed on the internet for months before it quietly disappeared in August. […]
August 30, 2022

Drop Launches the Sense75, Its First New In-House Keyboard Since 2020

An anonymous reader shares a report: As the mechanical keyboard hobby exploded during the early days of the pandemic, a lot of companies raced to launch […]
August 30, 2022

‘Smart Glass’ is Coming To a Building Near You

Among the Inflation Reduction Act’s little-noticed yet potentially game-changing provisions: a big incentive for “smart glass,” which can make buildings significantly more energy efficient. From a […]
August 30, 2022

Truth Social’s Google Play Store Holdup

Google hasn’t yet approved Truth Social’s Android app for distribution via its Play Store because of insufficient content moderation, a Google spokesperson tells Axios. From the […]
August 30, 2022

French Government Uses AI To Spot Undeclared Swimming Pools – and Tax Them

The French government has collected nearly $10 million in additional taxes after using machine learning to spot undeclared swimming pools in aerial photos. In France, housing […]
August 30, 2022

Sweeping Children’s Online Safety Bill Is Passed in California

Social media and game platforms often use recommendation algorithms, find-a-friend tools, smartphone notices and other enticements to keep people glued online. But the same techniques may […]