Google's Project Zero has exposed a "high severity" flaw in macOS' kernel XNU - which apparently has issues in its implementation of copy-on-write behavior - after Apple failed to fix it in 90 days.
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has defended the company's decision to work with the U.S. military, saying that " it's really about being a responsible corporate citizen in a democracy".
50 employees have penned a letter urging Microsoft to cancel its HoloLens deal with the U.S. military, and to be "mindful about who we're empowering and what we're empowering them to do".
Google has announced deadlines for developers to update their apps or submit new ones in accordance with its latest security guidelines. New apps will have to target API level 28 or higher soon.
A new report from Symantec has revealed that Microsoft unknowingly hosted malicious applications in its Microsoft Store, that used up the device's resources in order to mine cryptocurrencies.
OpenAI has developed a model that can produce realistic textual responses, however, the firm has opted not to release it due to its potentially malicious applications in fake news and impersonation.
Google has announced that it rejected 55% more Android submissions in 2018 than in 2017, and that it will continue to strengthen its review process and developer policies to fight bad actors.
Microsoft is working on an Xbox Live SDK that will make cross-platform play easier across Xbox, Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PCs. Sony's PlayStation is notably absent from this list.
Ubisoft has issued an apology for making light of the latest U.S. government shutdown in a promotional email for its upcoming game, The Division 2. The move was deemed to be insensitive by many.
Apple has issued an apology for the FaceTime bug which allowed you to eavesdrop on others during group calls. An update to squash the bug will be rolled out to the public next week.
After receiving news that highly-anticipated AAA title Metro Exodus is skipping Steam just a few days prior to launch, hordes of angry gamers have review-bombed other Metro games on Steam in protest.
A disturbing report has revealed that Facebook paid people up to $20 per month to gain "nearly limitless" access to their data. Users enrolled in the program included minors, as young as 13 years old.
Europol is going after the 151,000 registered users of the biggest DDoS-for-hire website. The law enforcement authority has warned that these people will "face action for the damage they have caused."
Microsoft has joined the SciKit-learn consortium as a platinum member in an effort to make artificial intelligence accessible to all. The association also includes Intel and Nvidia as gold members.
Foldable smartphones seem to be the trend in 2019, with a new report claiming that Intel has patented a three-way foldable device powered by Windows and housing support for a stylus as well.