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Google to Discontinue Android’s Nearby Notifications Feature Due to Spam

Google has announced that its Nearby Notifications feature will be discontinued towards the end of the year. Roughly three years ago, Google had launched Nearby Notifications for Android devices, that was meant to suggest apps and websites to users based on their location. While the feature was supposed to be helpful for users visiting new places, it became riddled with […]

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Hacker Charged for WannaCry Attack Does Not Exist: North Korea

The North Korean Foreign Affairs Ministry has claimed that a hacker allegedly responsible for debilitating cyber-attacks against Sony and the global WannaCry ransomware outbreak does not exist, media reported. The statement came after the US Department of Justice (DoJ) last week indicted Park Jin Hyok, the North Korean hacker, for being reportedly responsible for the […]

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Delvalle Honored for Excellence in Extension Education

Tanner Delvalle has received the 2018 Achievement Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during a conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This award is given to agents with 10 years or less of service in cooperative Extension who have exhibited excellence in the field of Extension education. This award is only presented to 2 […]

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‘Searching’ is the rare movie about the internet that actually gets the internet

At first glance, Searching looks like just another cautionary tale about the dangers of the internet. John Cho plays David, a dad who delves into his daughter’s virtual life after she goes missing. As you’d guess, he soon discovers there was a whole other side to his beloved Margot (Michelle La) that he never knew. But of […]

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UK economy ‘could benefit from more going to university’

The UK economy could benefit from more people of all ages attending university, a report has concluded. It also suggests the advance of automation, robotics, artificial intelligence and digital technology, as well as the challenges of Brexit and an ageing population are creating greater demand for those with qualifications above level 4. These include HNC/Ds, […]

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Mozilla to Bring Chrome-Like Site Isolation Feature for Firefox Users

Google introduced a feature called Site Isolation with Chrome 67 to mitigate the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that came to light earlier in the year. Mozilla reportedly started work on a similar feature back in April itself, but now the company has launched a new project that will improve RAM usage in each content process, in order for site isolation to work […]