Virginia becomes first US state to roll out pandemic app from Apple, Google

Virginia has rolled out a smartphone app to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus, becoming the first U.S. state to use new pandemic technology created by Apple and Google. But hopes for a nationwide app that can work seamlessly across state borders remain unrealized, and there are no known […]

Google braces itself for record-breaking Black Friday sales

Spending spreeBlack Friday is guaranteed to provide some serious savings for tech enthusiasts, with deals expected on the best OLED TVs, best wireless earbuds and best PS4 games. But it’s likely that we’ll see a longer period of deals than usual, as retailers may be inclined to push products that may have been impacted by […]

Google: Here’s how much we give to open source through our GitHub activity

Developer Coronavirus: From startups to supercomputers, how tech is trying to help tackle COVID-19 Programming language Julia: Version 1.4 is even faster and brings these new features Visual Studio 2019: Now IntelliSense linter for C++ programming language cleans up code Hackathons: Best practices and winning strategies (ZDNet YouTube) The Best Web Hosting Providers (CNET) How […]

Chinese Hackers Have Pillaged Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry

“This is very much a state-based attack trying to manipulate Taiwan’s standing and power,” says Chad Duffy, one of the CyCraft researchers who worked on the company’s long-running investigation. The sort of wholesale theft of intellectual property CyCraft observed “fundamentally damages a corporation’s entire ability to do business,” adds Chung-Kuan Chen, another CyCraft researcher who […]