Windows 11 has leaked. It’s a bunch of BS

New York (CNN Business)Windows 10 was supposed to be Microsoft’s ultimate PC operating system. The promise: Windows 10 would forever get updated twice a year, bringing tweaks, the occasional fresh coat of paint and new features to keep your computer up to date.But now, six years later, Windows 11 is on its way. We can…

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A new problem for Peloton owners: Hacks

New York (CNN Business)Peloton users are being warned of a new security threat relating to the touchscreen on their Bike+ that could potentially be controlled by hackers.In a report released Wednesday, cybersecurity company McAfee discovered a vulnerability that allows hackers to access Peloton’s bike screen and potentially spy on riders using its microphone and camera.…

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Europe ramps up pressure on tech giants

(CNN Business)Officials in Europe are yet again ratcheting up the pressure on Silicon Valley titans. The European Union’s top court ruled Tuesday that tech giants regulated by privacy officials primarily in one EU country can still face legal action by privacy officials based in another member country. The ruling opens the door to more litigation…

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Serious cyberattacks in Europe doubled in the past year

(CNN)Significant cyberattacks against critical targets in Europe have doubled in the past year, according to new EU figures obtained by CNN, as the pandemic pushed lives indoors and online.The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, ENISA, told CNN there were 304 significant, malicious attacks against “critical sectors” in 2020, more than double the 146 recorded the…

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The chipmaking factory of the world is battling Covid and the climate crisis

Taipei, Taiwan (CNN Business)Taiwanese officials are fretting about whether a severe outbreak of Covid-19 could jeopardize the island’s critical role in the global semiconductor supply chain. But there’s another threat to the industry that experts worry may have even more drastic consequences: the climate crisis.Taiwan — which accounts for more than half of the world’s…

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