A new setting allows Google users to disable specific factors which the company uses to decide which personalized advertisements it shows. The setting comes available on the page for advertising settings, the search giant today reveals on its blog. Google will also start to explain why users see specific ads.
There are reports of a new type of copy protection that shows a black screen with a copyright notice several minutes into the movie. The timing of the appearance of these messages is interesting, as also a new AACS revision emerged last month.
Intel warns for a new vulnerability in Intel Core processors that can provide attackers access to sensitive data like cryptographic keys. Just like with the Spectre and Meltdown attacks, the new attack is a so-called 'speculative execution side channel attack'. Unlike the other two attacks, this attack has a less catch name, “Lazy FP”.
Toshiba today announced its new mainstream NVMe SSDs in the OCZ RC100 series. The drives feature Toshiba's latest 64-layer BiCS 3D TLC NAND flash memory and will be available in capacities of 120GB, 240GB and 480GB.
Sony has admitted to a Dutch website that LCDs displays of its recent Xperia line smartphone can suffer from white horizontal lines. According to the Japanese smartphone manufacturer the lines on the displays are not caused by a defect.