Nia Dennis’ incredible 9.95 floor exercise

Last year, UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis gained attention when she performed a floor exercise to Beyonce and scored a 9.975. Well on Saturday she pulled out another amazing performance, scoring a 9.95 to clinch the win for the Bruins against Arizona State. Obviously her floor exercises are going viral because they're non-traditional, but they're also…

Baby panda won’t let go of zookeeper

This is a video of six-month-old baby giant panda Fu Bao being super clingy with a zookeeper in South Korea. Fu Bao, the first Chinese giant panda born in South Korea, made her official public debut on January 4, according to the zoo.The baby panda's parents, seven-year-old female Ai Bao and eight-year-old male Le Bao,…

The ransomware routine: pages from the Secret IR Insider’s diary

zephyr_p - stock.adobe.com The Secret Incident Response Insider shares behind-the-scenes stories of what really happens after organisations are hit by cyber attacks – and shows how they could have been avoided By The Secret IR Insider, Check Point Published: 26 Jan 2021 It is 26 November 2020. We’re doing work for a medium-sized global enterprise…

Kao Data signs AI-focused life sciences startup InstaDeep as a customer

Harlow-based colocation provider continues to build out its roster of HPC and life sciences customers By Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Published: 26 Jan 2021 16:15 Harlow-based colocation provider Kao Data has added artificial intelligence (AI)-focused startup InstaDeep to its customer roster of high-performance computing (HPC) clients. Founded in 2014, InstaDeep specialises in providing AI-based…

Conservatives broke data law to racially profile millions

The Conservative Party acted illegally in collecting data that inferred voters’ ethnicity and religious background, a Select Committee has heard By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 26 Jan 2021 15:48 The Conservative Party did act illegally in its collection of data relating to the ethnicity and religion of British voters, the Department for Digital, Culture,…

North Korean state attacks legitimate security researchers

Threat researchers specialising in vulnerability research and development appear to be being targeted by a North Korean state-backed group By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 26 Jan 2021 14:30 An ongoing campaign targeting legitimate security researchers within the industry appears to be the work of a government-backed entity based in North Korea, according to a…

Customers turn to cash as IT issue hits card payments at...

IT problem at payment processing company has forced shoppers to resort to cash in Morrisons and Co-op stores By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 26 Jan 2021 13:54 Customers at Morrisons and the Co-op have faced major delays and inconvenience when shopping after an IT issue at payment service provider ACI resulted…

Intel starts shipping its first Iris Xe discrete graphics cards for...

The desktop GPU has three display outputs, HDR support, 80 execution units and 4GB of onboard LPDDR4x memory. Its target is the “high-volume, value-desktop market” in particular and not those who need powerful components for gaming rigs. Intel announced in 2020 that it’s also working on a gamer—focused discrete GPU called Xe-HPG, though, and it’s…

Tasker’s Android phone automation connects with Google Assistant

People have long used Tasker to take care of repetitive tasks on their Android device, or to customize its features based on things like whether they’re at home or at the office. Now the app’s features are a little easier to use since you can trigger them via Google Assistant. XDA points out a post…

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ makes its HBO Max debut on March 31st

When WarnerMedia announced plans to premiere its 2021 slate of movies in theaters and on HBO Max at the same time, some of the companies and big names involved in making those movies were immediately outraged. Legendary Pictures co-financed Dune and Godzilla vs. Kong, and Variety reported at the time that it might sue after…

HomePod mini update adds UWB-enhanced handoff features

Outside of powering the latest version of AirDrop, this is one of the first features we’ve seen Apple use the U1 chip to enhance. The component is expected to power the company’s long-rumored AirTags, which Apple will reportedly announce later this year. You can manually update your HomePod mini to take advantage of the new…

Microsoft’s profits jump by 33 percent thanks to the cloud, PCs...

Another quarter, another booming earnings report from Microsoft. But what’s notable for Q2 2021is that it isn’t just the cloud driving the company forward this time. The company reported revenues of $43.1 billion, up 17 percent from last year. That’s $2.9 billion more than what analysts were expecting. Even more impressive, its profit jumped by…