It’s a hot 0-day summer for Apple, Google, and Microsoft security fixes
The summer patch cycle shows no signs of slowing down, with tech giants Apple, Google, and Microsoft releasing multiple updates to fix flaws being used in real-life attacks. July also saw serious bugs squashed by enterprise software firms SAP, Citrix, and Oracle. Here’s everything you need to know about... Read more
Take Up to $500 Off Select Motorola Phones With These Back-to-School Discounts
Phones are some of our most used devices — they connect us with friends and family, allow you to order essentials in just seconds, capture our memories with pictures and video, get us where we’re going with GPS and much more. If you’re looking to upgrade your phone, but... Read more
Ramp introduces Ramp Plus and bags Shopify
Head over to our on-demand library to view sessions from VB Transform 2023. Register Here Ah, the 1960s — the decade of counterculture, free love, Mad Men and the first corporate credit card. Ever since then, as more businesses have adopted corporate cards and sought to manage employee expenses,... Read more
Multiple Chinese APTs establish major beachheads inside US infrastructure
Hacking teams working for the Chinese government are intent on burrowing into the farthest reaches of US infrastructure and establishing permanent presences there if possible. In the past two years, they have scored some wins that could seriously threaten national security. If that wasn’t clear before, three reports released... Read more
Nintendo Switch 2 Expectations: Is It Coming in 2024?
Handheld gaming has returned in a new and weird way. Enthusiast indie handhelds like the Panic Playdate and Analogue Pocket have tapped into the spirit of the old Game Boy. Streaming-capable handhelds like the Razer Edge, Logitech G Cloud and Sony’s upcoming Project Q are playing with second-screen ideas... Read more
How AI May Be Used to Create Custom Disinformation Ahead of 2024
“If I want to launch a disinformation campaign, I can fail 99 percent of the time. You fail all the time, but it doesn’t matter,” Farid says. “Every once in a while, the QAnon gets through. Most of your campaigns can fail, but the ones that don’t can wreak... Read more
Playtika acquires Youda Games for up to $165M
Missed the GamesBeat Summit excitement? Don’t worry! Tune in now to catch all of the live and virtual sessions here. Playtika, a social casino and casual mobile games pioneer, has agreed to pay $89.4 million to $165 million to acquire Azerion‘s Youda Games portfolio of games. The acquisition ranges... Read more
Survey: 43% of Consumers Will Finance Back-To-School Shopping
After a year of persistent inflation and price hikes on consumer goods, many Americans will rely on some form of financing to cover their back-to-school shopping expenditures. An exclusive CNET Money survey found that 43% of back-to-school shoppers will leverage some form of financing to pay for supplies this... Read more
For the Love of God, Stop Microwaving Plastic
At the start of his third year of graduate school, Kazi Albab Hussain became a father. As a new dad and a PhD student studying environmental nanotechnology, plastic was on his mind. The year before, scientists had discovered that plastic baby bottles shed millions of particles into formula, which... Read more
Generative AI is quickly infiltrating organizations, McKinsey reports
Head over to our on-demand library to view sessions from VB Transform 2023. Register Here McKinsey and Company is no stranger to generative artificial intelligence (gen AI): around half of the global consulting giant’s employees were said to be using the technology as of earlier this summer. But it’s... Read more