Chipzilla to make its self-driving car unit public
Published in Transportation


Mobileeye plans IPO 

Intel is planning to make its self-driving-car unit Mobileye a public company in the middle of next year -- an IPO which could value the Israeli unit at more than $50 billion

EU watchdog concerned about Microsoft's Nuance deal
Published in News


Customers and rivals asked for their views

EU's antitrust regulator looking at software King of the World Microsoft's $16 billion deal for transcription technology company Nuance Communications Inc (NUAN.O), asking customers and competitors to draw up a list of concerns.

US tries to tackle cybersecurity skills gap
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 11:55

US tries to tackle cybersecurity skills gap


500,000 jobs vacant 

The US government is speeding up efforts to fill nearly 600,000 vacant cybersecurity positions in the public and private sectors bogging down efforts to protect digital infrastructure.

Mitto carried out spying operation
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 11:49

Mitto carried out spying operation


Co-founder secretly running a mobile tracking service 

The co-founder of a company that has been trusted by technology giants including Google and Twitter to deliver sensitive passwords to millions of their customers also operated a service that helped governments secretly surveil and track mobile phones.

Activision Blizzard workers revolt again
Published in Gaming
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 11:44

Activision Blizzard workers revolt again


This time over job cuts 

A group of workers at an Activision Blizzard division supporting the Call of Duty franchise plan to call out of work Monday in protest of job cuts that took place last week.

CEO fires people on Zoom group
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 11:37

CEO fires people on Zoom group


Just when you thought capitalism could not get worse

A dot com mortgage company fired nine percent of its workers in a single Zoom call without warning and just before Christmas.

Israel abandons plans to track Omicron using mobiles
Published in Graphics


We never meant for the news to get out

Israel said it was abandoning plans to use antiterrorism software and databases to track the movement of suspected Omicron variants.

Viral cats are peddling false information
Published in News
Monday, 06 December 2021 13:11

Viral cats are peddling false information


Need to be put down

Videos and GIFs of cute animals — usually cats — are being used to peddle false information and conspiracy theories, according to Apple fanzine the New York Times,

WiFi routers packed with vulnerabilities
Published in News
Monday, 06 December 2021 13:09

WiFi routers packed with vulnerabilities


Nine routers had 226 potential vulnerabilities

Insecurity experts tested nine popular routers made by Asus, AVM, D-Link, Netgear, Edimax, TP-Link, Synology, and Linksys, and found that they were packed with 226 potential vulnerabilities.

Which developers get the most cash
Published in Cloud
Monday, 06 December 2021 13:06

Which developers get the most cash


If you bet cloud you can collect your money

This year’s highest paid software developers are those who are creating code for the cloud according to Robert Half's 2022 Salary Guide.