Google wants the HTC. The Pirate Bay wants to replace the income from advertising by mining of cryptocurrency. Bill Gates apologized for the trilogy for signing in.
Google is buying the sharehold in HTC
Few weeks It was speculated about Google buying taste on the HTC. Everything was confirmed, Google bought a part of HTC. The sale price was $ 1.1 billion. Part of HTC’s employees were moved on Pixel’s development then, from which naive Google promises to defeat the Apple competitor. More information
Will be advertising replaced by cryptomining?
The Pirate Bay, one of the biggest torrent trackers, tried out the weekend’s mining of the Monero cryptocurrency in visitors’ browser window. The goal was to find out whether mining income can replace advertising revenue. A pretty interesting idea, but the specific results and comparisons of both sources have not been published, yet. More information
Bill is sorry about CTRL+ALT+Delete
Few weeks ago, Bill went to Microsoft’s retirement, but still he sometimes speaks something about Windows. As in the Bloomberg Global Business Forum interview, he admitted that choosing CTRL + ALT + DEL to log in was really, but really, a stupid idea. It had not been so long, when he blame IBM engineers for this triple combination, who refused to add a special key on Microsoft keyboard. More information
Important security vulnerabilities
Backdoor in CCleaner
CCleaner in versions 5.33.6162 and 1.07.3191 for 32-bit versions of Windows contains a backdoor, that downloads dangerous code to your computer. So, update! More information
Samba contained several security holes. The attacker could have access to sensitive information through them. More information
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Author: Jirka Dvořák