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September 30, 2022

Google Delays the Death of Manifest V2 Extensions To 2024

AmiMoJo writes: Google announced an extension of the deadline to remove support for Manifest V2 extensions in the company’s Chrome browser and the open source Chromium […]
September 30, 2022

Microsoft Says Two New Exchange Zero-Day Bugs Under Active Attack, But No Immediate Fix

Microsoft has confirmed two unpatched Exchange Server zero-day vulnerabilities are being exploited by cybercriminals in real-world attacks. From a report: Vietnamese cybersecurity company GTSC, which first […]
September 30, 2022

This massive learning library is on sale for just $50

Learn just about anything you want to know, from web development to Microsoft Office, with this lifetime unlimited membership to StreamSkill. The post This massive learning […]
September 30, 2022

Democrats Demand FTC Probe Amazon-iRobot Deal

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: The Federal Trade Commission is facing mounting pressure to block Amazon’s proposed $1.65 billion purchase of iRobot, […]
September 30, 2022

Wind, Solar Fulfill 10% of Global Electricity Demand For First Time

In a global first, wind and solar energy combined to generate more than 10 percent of the world’s electricity in 2021 — though coal-fired power plant […]
September 30, 2022

Pfizer Pays Almost $120 Million For App That Detects COVID From a Cough

Pharma giant Pfizer has shelled out nearly $120 million to acquire a small Australian company claiming to have developed a smartphone app that can accurately diagnose […]
September 29, 2022

Software Robots Are Gaining Ground In White-Collar Office World

“First they came for factory jobs. Then they showed up in service industries. Now, machines are making inroads into the kind of white-collar office work once […]
September 29, 2022

FDA Approves ALS Drug Whose Study Was Partly Funded By Ice Bucket Challenge

A new treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. CNN reports: The FDA announced approval of […]
September 29, 2022

Europe Braces For Mobile Network Blackouts

Once unthinkable, mobile phones could go dark around Europe this winter if power cuts or energy rationing knocks out parts of the mobile networks across the […]