Kushner aboard as Israel, UAE cement ties with first ever direct...

Presidential senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner was among a group of top U.S. and Israeli officials who traveled to the United Arab Emirates from Israel on Monday on the first direct flight operated by an Israeli airline to the Gulf kingdom.The U.S. and Israeli delegations flew from Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport to the capital…

LG SN7Y soundbar review: Great Atmos sound for less

“The LG SN7Y nails Dolby Atmos at the approachable $500 price point.” Sleek design Simple setup Solid overall sound quality Impressive Dolby Atmos Lacks Wi-FI Average bass Of all the soundbars in LG’s 2020 lineup, the SN7Y might just be the most intriguing. It’s a 3.1.2-channel soundbar system with support for a wide variety of…

Schools are buying up surveillance technology to fight COVID-19

Fayette County Public Schools, a 24-school district in Georgia, reopened its classroom doors last month. As at many schools around the country, officials in Fayette have concerns about safely bringing students back to school amid a pandemic — and they’re turning to surveillance technology for help. The school district recently made a deal to purchase…

Nikola founder abruptly resigns amid fraud allegations

Pursuing other opportunities — Nikola is reportedly under investigation by the SEC and Department of Justice. Timothy B. Lee - Sep 21, 2020 6:42 pm UTC Enlarge / Nikola Chairman Trevor Milton unveils the Nikola One truck in December 2016.Trevor Milton, founder of electric truck startup Nikola, resigned his job as executive chairman of the company on…

DOMPurify bypass: XSS via HTML namespace confusion

In this blogpost I’ll explain my recent bypass in DOMPurify – the popular HTML sanitizer library. In a nutshell, DOMPurify’s job is to take an untrusted HTML snippet, supposedly coming from an end-user, and remove all elements and attributes that can lead to Cross-Site Scripting (XSS). This is the bypass: Believe me that there’s not…

How to use Android Auto

Google developed Android Auto for motorists who are frustrated with their car’s native infotainment system. Like rival software Apple CarPlay, Android Auto gives drivers the option of embedding a familiar, smartphone-like interface into their touchscreen. Further reading What is Android Auto? All the cars with Android Auto Best Android Auto apps Setting up Android Auto…

How to turn off Outlook’s horrible Top Results ‘feature’

The Top Results feature in Outlook doesn't behave like email searches have for decades. Here's how to turn it off. IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Ever since email was invented, relevant temporal results have been the goal of its search. If you…

Home Depot’s giant 12 ft tall Halloween skeleton decoration

Apparently Home Depot sells a giant 12 ft tall Halloween skeleton and it's pretty damn glorious. It costs $300, but every penny goes to the skeleton being really big and awesome. They're also sold out, because obviously something this necessary would be sold out. The second I get my hands on one I'm setting it…

The best Minecraft shaders, and how to install them

At one time, Minecraft was the most talked-about video game in the world, and seemingly synonymous with the medium itself for many people. With so many people putting so much time into Minecraft — a game centered on creation and customization — it’s not surprising that some of them would want to put their own…

GamesBeat Decides 162: Was the Mario Direct a disappointment?

Nintendo finally released its Mario Direct to celebrate Super Mario’s 35th anniversary, and the GamesBeat Decides crew discusses their reaction to that on this week’s episode. Did the showcase deliver, or were there reasons for disappointment? Reviews editor Mike Minotti is also playing Marvel’s Avengers, which he thinks is solid. Both Mike and PC gaming…

Republican Convention: 5 things to watch for on Night 4

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has had nearly four years in office to sell his performance to the American people. So far, polls suggest he has yet to make the sale: A majority of Americans disapprove of the job he's done, and he has consistently trailed former Vice President Joe Biden in general election surveys…

Officer who shot Jacob Blake said he always wanted to be...

The police officer who authorities say shot Jacob Blake seven times Sunday in Kenosha, Wisconsin, said he had always wanted to be in law enforcement.The officer, Rusten Sheskey, a seven-year veteran of the Kenosha Police Department, held Blake's shirt during an arrest and opened fire as he tried to get in a vehicle, state Attorney…