Station-Drivers, one of my all-time favorite site when it comes to drivers – o be honest the page always looked like garbage (no offensive!) finally gets a facelift. My French neighbors updating their sites to a new Joomla version. This brings several improvements.
Microsoft is said to be in serious talks about a possible acquisition of GitHub, currently the largest source-code repository in the world. A report by Business Insider suggests the Redmond giant has been in talks regarding a buyout for years now but that the discussions have heated up recently, possibly owing to the impending departure of GitHub CEO Chris Wanstrath.
The company on Friday announced their own “Night Mode” feature, which works pretty much exactly like YouTube’s solution. Once you turn on Night Mode, Reddit’s default white color scheme will be inverted, and any black text will convert to white or light grey text.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed last Monday two bills into law that criminalize the possession of ransomware. Up to three-year prison sentence, respectively is what you get if you possess any ransomware software. Legislators initially sought a ten years prison sentence but this was knocked down to three years in subsequent deliberations.
It’s not really a surprise anymore, since basically everything will be abused and monitored – if possible – but for those which aren’t involved in the security topics – Edward Snowden is behind the new information writings by The Intercept revealing that the NSA has been tracking Bitcoin users since 2013.
Snowden has classified documentation that shows the NSA has access to the various fiber optic cables that have the entire of the internet running through them.
Most security experts have the same opinion – we need better cryptographically algorithm very soon – in order to survive the Post-quantum cryptography systems.
YouTube announced today that their streaming service gets easier – this means you can now stream directly from your PC or phone, all you need is a Chrome Browser and of course an account and a webcam.
Google unveiled it’s new quantum computing chip called “Bristlecone” for researchers – “for research into system error rates and scalability of our qubit technology, as well as applications in quantum simulation, optimization, and machine learning”.