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Ask Slashdot: What Should A Mac User Know Before Buying a Windows Laptop?

New submitter Brentyl writes: Hello Slashdotters, longtime Mac user here faced with a challenge: Our 14-year-old wants a Windows laptop. He will use it for school and life, but...

Samsung’s $2,000 Galaxy Fold Units Are Failing Left and Right With Disastrous Display Issues

Four Samsung Galaxy Fold review units in the hands of major US tech journalists all experienced device-breaking display failures today. AndroidPolice: Steve Kovach of CNBC, Mark Gurman of Bloomberg,...

Bloomberg is Still Reporting on Challenged Story Regarding China Hardware Hack

Erik Wemple, writing for The Washington Post: According to informed sources, Bloomberg has continued reporting the blockbuster story that it broke on Oct. 4, including a very recent round...

At Least One Major Carrier Lied About Its 4G Coverage, FCC Review Finds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Four months after receiving a complaint claiming that Verizon "grossly overstated" its 4G LTE coverage in government filings, the Federal...

BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bleeping Computer: Security researchers have discovered eight vulnerabilities -- codenamed collectively as BlueBorne -- in the Bluetooth implementations used by over 5.3...

Second Fraudster Pleads Guilty in UPMC Breach Case

Hacked Employee Data Used in Fake Tax FilingsA federal court has ordered the deportation of a Venezuelan citizen who is the second person to plead guilty for their role...

Big Tobacco Loses 11-Year Fight, Forced To Broadcast ‘Dangers of Smoking’ Ads

An anonymous reader quotes NBC News: Smoking kills 1,200 people a day. The tobacco companies worked to make them as addictive as possible. There is no such thing as...

Wirecard plans African expansion

Wirecard AG discusses aggressive growth strategy for East and West Africa. German technology solutio... Read more

New T-Shirt Sewing Robot Can Make As Many Shirts Per Hour As 17 Factory...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Quartz: In 2015, after years of research, SoftWear Automation introduced LOWRY, a sewing robot, or sewbot, that uses machine vision to spot...

Solve the insource-outsource project management dilemma

Is it better to insource or outsource projects? An article in Forbes magazine recently described pro... Read more

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Coronavirus: Could Etsy Help Save the World?

Long-time Slashdot reader theodp writes: With the CDC now recommending wearing cloth face coverings in public settings, Etsy has called in the cavalry, encouraging...

Conflux Network mainnet to launch

Unlike most of its peers, Conflux designed a three-phase launch plan to roll out the functionalities and features step-by-step.Read more

Overcome the challenges of protecting and managing a remote workforce with Panda Security

The Webinars will explore the challenges of protecting and managing a remote workforce.Read more