In February 1991, Apple cut the Mac Portable’s price yet again and gave it a backlit screen, making it usable in dim lighting environments. But the move was a stopgap, not a turnaround. The following October, the company discontinued the Portable—and replaced it with three new Mac laptops, the PowerBook 100, 140, and 170.
Link: The Mac Portable—an Apple flop that led to great things—turns 30
Activision confirmed a release date for Call of Duty: Mobile in a blog post and launch trailer published today. The publisher’s highly anticipated foray into the world of mobile shooters, which has been available in Australia, Canada, and Peru for a while now, will make its global debut on October The game will be free to play on both iOS and Android.
Link: Call Of Duty: Mobile Global Release Date Announced
10 quick thoughts on mobile phones in schools
September 20, 2019 by Scott McLeod
A few quick thoughts…
Most people realize that mobile phones are actually mobile computers. But many schools that claim to be doing everything they can to get…
Link: 10 quick thoughts on mobile phones in schools
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Singapore says all servers containing data of Malindo Air customers are secured “with no further vulnerabilities”, and no payment details leaked. This confirmation follows a reported security breach that compromised personal data of 21 million passengers including that of Malindo’s sister company, Lion Air. .
Link: AWS says servers secure following Malindo Air data breach
BETS ON CLEAN technologies have ballooned this decade. Over $2.6trn has flowed into low-carbon energy alone since 2010, according to BloombergNEF, a research firm (see chart 1). Now that some ventures have soured, after green subsidies grew stingier around the world, many investors are thinking…
Link: Climate capitalists have serious money in climate-friendly investments
A rendering of the planned OnCore Buffalo sports entertainment facility that is scheduled to open in 2021.OnCore GolfOnCore Golf is the latest entrant into the ever-expanding golf-entertainment arena. The eight-year-old golf ball technology company revealed plans to build a $30 million sports and…
Link: OnCore Golf To Open $30 Million Sports Entertainment Complex In Buffalo, With More Planned
Google Play Store has a malware problem. And it doesn’t seem to go away despite the company’s best efforts to rein in sketchy apps.
In a yet another instance of Android adware, New Zealand-based independent security researcher Andy Michael found four Android VPN apps with cumulative downloads of…
Link: VPN apps with 500M+ installs caught serving disruptive ads to Android users