Domingo, Janeiro 21, 2018

Plan to robo-mark Naplan writing tests labelled ‘preposterous’

NSW education minister says he is sceptical of claims that computers can do a better job of marking assessments than teachers. New South Wales has...

Apple fixes HomeKit bug that allowed remote unlocking of users’ doors

Security flaw in latest iPhone and iPad iOS 11.2 software meant hackers could potentially gain remote control of lights, cameras and locks in smart...

EU warns tech firms: remove extremist content faster or be regulated

European commission tells Facebook, Google, YouTube, Twitter and others that legislation is being considered if self-regulation continues to fail. The European Commission has warned Facebook,...

Bitcoin price soars above $11,000 as central bankers seek to calm...

Bank of England and Fed officials say cryptocurrency is too small to threaten world economy amid warnings of bubble. Bitcoin topped $11,000 on Wednesday, less...

Microsoft’s Edge browser is in serious trouble

Analytics firm Net Applications revised its methodology to cull bots from its browser share numbers and found that as much as half of the...

Mozilla investigates ‘Mr. Robot’-Firefox extension faux pas

After foisting a cryptic browser extension on US users, the nonprofit promises changes to stop anything like that from happening again. Mozilla is formally investigating...

Time to release the internet from the free market – and...

Internet providers seized a tool built at public expense, privatized it, and sold it back to us for profit. Repealing net neutrality will only...

What’s new in Kubernetes containers

Kubernetes 1.9 features several APIs for workloads and container storage, as well as beta support for Windows Server. The latest version of the open source...

BoM moves to secure digital channels

The Bureau of Meteorology is preparing to introduce a new all-in-one platform to securely deliver its suite of meteorological information and services to users. The...
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US govt bans Kaspersky products

Orders purge amid concern about Kremlin influence. The Trump administration has told United States government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their IT...