Windows 11 arrives on October 5, Android apps will come later

Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Windows 11 is no longer merely “coming this fall.” Microsoft will begin releasing the new operating system to the public on October 5, starting with newer PCs (and PCs being sold in stores) and then rolling out to other supported systems over the next nine or so months. The company also says …

Coinbase erroneously reported 2FA changes to 125,000 customers

Enlarge / On Friday afternoon, Coinbase sent email and SMS text messages to 125,000 customers, erroneously telling them that their 2FA settings had been changed. (credit: SOPA Images) Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase sent an automated message to a large number of its customers on Friday, saying: “Your 2-step verification settings have been changed.” Unfortunately, the message …

Not enough backup power: AT&T and T-Mobile suffer big outages in Louisiana

Enlarge / LaPlace, Louisiana: Jacqueline Smith waits with her mother Lucille Matthew for transportation after they were rescued from their flooded neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida on August 30, 2021. (credit: Getty Images | Scott Olson) AT&T today said that only 60 percent of its network in Louisiana is working as Hurricane Ida …

A bad solar storm could cause an “Internet apocalypse”

Enlarge / Even if the power comes back after the next big solar storm, the Internet may not. (credit: Jean Claude Moschetti | REA | REDUX) Scientists have known for decades that an extreme solar storm, or coronal mass ejection, could damage electrical grids and potentially cause prolonged blackouts. The repercussions would be felt everywhere …

Test – Casque Cooler Master MH650

Casque Cooler Master MH650 – Le confort en toute simplicité Cooler Master est une marque implantée dans le monde du gaming depuis plusieurs années. Bien que la firme soit d’avantage implantée sur le marché du hardware, elle dispose d’un positionnement confortable sur celui des périphériques. Aujourd’hui, nous nous penchons sur le MH650 un casque faisant …

“Worst cloud vulnerability you can imagine” discovered in Microsoft Azure

Enlarge / Cosmos DB is a managed database service offering—including both relational and noSQL data structures—belonging to Microsoft’s Azure cloud infrastructure. (credit: Microsoft) Cloud security vendor Wiz announced yesterday that it found a vulnerability in Microsoft Azure’s managed database service, Cosmos DB, that granted read/write access for every database on the service to any attacker …

OnlyFans’ back and forth on adult content ban / Tim Cook’s Apple, ten years later

The Verge‘s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex, Cranz, and Adi Robertson discuss why OnlyFans planned to prohibit sexually explicit content on their platform and why it reversed its position days later. Second half of the show, the crew discuss Tim Cook’s ten years as Apple CEO, iPhone 13 rumors, and the whole bunch of tech …

Need to get root on a Windows box? Plug in a Razer gaming mouse

Enlarge (credit: Razer) This weekend, security researcher jonhat disclosed a long-standing security bug in the Synapse software associated with Razer gaming mice. During software installation, the wizard produces a clickable link to the location where the software will be installed. Clicking that link opens a File Explorer window to the proposed location—but that File Explorer spawns …

Audio-Technica exige plus de l’audio sans fil avec son casque ATH-M50xBT2

Audio-Technica lance son casque ATH-M50xBT2 La marque Audio-Technica présente aujourd’hui le casque sans fil : ATH-M50xBT2, la deuxième génération du casque Bluetooth ATH-M50xBT. Il est vendu au prix de 199,00 € et disponible en noir. Héritier du précédent modèle de studio, le ATH-M50x, cette deuxième génération de casque circum-aural sans fil de la série M, …