Tag Archives: Tech

Chrome “Feed” is tantalizing, but it’s not the return of Google Reader

Enlarge / Digging into bleeding-edge Chrome code has made some bloggers hopeful, but Google has been focused on its own feeds for a while now. Getty Images reader comments 25 with 24 posters participating Share this story Does Google enjoy teasing and sometimes outright torturing some of its products’ most devoted fans? It can seem… Read More »

Samsung heir pardoned due to South Korean economic needs

Enlarge / Jay Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., leaves the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday. After a presidential pardon, Lee is poised to retake control of South Korea’s largest commercial entity. (credit: Getty Images) Samsung Electronics Vice-Chair Jay Y. Lee received a presidential pardon Friday for his… Read More »

10 malicious Python packages exposed in latest repository attack

Enlarge / Supply-chain attacks, like the latest PyPi discovery, insert malicious code into seemingly functional software packages used by developers. They’re becoming increasingly common. (credit: Getty Images) Researchers have discovered yet another set of malicious packages in PyPi, the official and most popular repository for Python programs and code libraries. Those duped by the seemingly familiar… Read More »

Small businesses count cost of Apple’s privacy changes

Enlarge (credit: Kentaroo Tryman | Getty Images) Small businesses are cutting back marketing spending due to Apple’s sweeping privacy changes that have made it harder to target new customers online, in a growing trend that has led to billions of dollars in lost revenues for platforms like Facebook. Apple last year began forcing app developers… Read More »

Intel’s loss is AMD’s gain as EPYC server CPUs benefit from Intel’s delays

Enlarge / AMD’s EPYC server processors are benefitting from Intel’s delays. (credit: AMD) Earnings reports for tech companies this quarter have been mixed at best. Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet, and others have managed to eke out a little growth, while the likes of Meta and Nintendo shrank a little, and most companies’ projections for the next quarter… Read More »

Google allowed sanctioned Russian ad company to harvest user data for months

Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. The day after Russia’s February invasion of Ukraine, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Mark Warner sent a letter to Google warning it to be on alert for… Read More »