30 Hacker News


Moved a server from one building to another with zero downtime Facebook launches its TikTok rival, Instagram Reels Latest Firefox rolls out Enhanced Tracking Protection 2.0 Fluid Simulator for Touch Screens Google’s Search Monopoly Complicates a Mental Health Crisis Luau - A fast, small, safe, gradually typed scripting language derived from Lua USGS Data on the Lebanon Blast Some Fundamental Theorems in Mathematics [pdf] Leveraging Machine Learning to Fuel New Discoveries with the ArXiv Dataset Show HN: Unscreen – Automatically remove video backgrounds with ML Changes to SameSite Cookie Behavior – A Call to Action for Web Developers A Plea for Lean Software (1995) [pdf] Taplytics (YC W14) Is Hiring a Senior Back End Engineer in Toronto Launch HN: Speedscale (YC S20) – Automatically create tests from actual traffic Chrome Music Lab SoC (System on Chip) wrapping the SERV RISC-V soft processor Westinghouse Files for Bankruptcy, in Blow to Nuclear Power The Fundamental Axiom of Floating Point Arithmetic The Mothers of the Mother of All Demos Sub-10 ms Latency in Java: Concurrent GC with Green Threads Announcing the new TypeScript Website Functional Programming with Bananas, Lenses, Envelopes and Barbed Wire Show HN: Kvak.io – Online Notepad I made a steganography program and published it on GitHub Ex-NSA Hacker Finds a Way to Hack Mac Users via Microsoft Office We removed the Intercom chat bubble and had MORE conversations – not less SpaceX test flight of Starship SN-5 [video] 1Password for Linux development preview Tesla touchscreen wiper controls land driver with fine after crash How to speed up the Rust compiler some more in 2020

30 heise online News


Umweltbundesamt testet weitere Abgas-Fernmessmethode Daimler entwickelt Akkutechnik mit CATL Nearby Share für Android: Google gibt Funktion für simplen Dateiaustausch frei DSGVO-Verstöße: Schuhversand Spartoo muss 250.000 Euro zahlen heise+ | In-Ear-Headset Creative SXFI Trio mit biometrischem Rundumklang im Test Kurz informiert: Internetkriminalität, Klimaneutralität, Fitbit, SpaceX Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G kommt mit zwei größeren Displays Mehr von Samsung: Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Watch 3 und Galaxy Buds Live Galaxy Note 20 Ultra und Note 20: Samsungs neue Stift-Smartphones Abbau tausender Stellen bei Media Markt und Saturn geplant Für Corona-Warn-Apps: Apple integriert Exposure Notification API in iOS 14 KubeCarrier: Cloud-natives Service-Management mit Kubernetes Operators Umfrage: Fast alle deutschen Unternehmen erleiden geschäftsschädigende Angriffe Liste mit 900+ VPN-Firmenzugängen in Erpresserforum veröffentlicht Ryzen, Epyc und Athlon: AMD erzielt höchsten CPU-Marktanteil seit 2013 Intensivkurs: Administration von VMware vSphere Amazon scheitert mit Klagen gegen Streikaktionen auf dem Firmenparkplatz Videokonferenzen mit Zoom 5.2: Filter, Emoji-Reaktionen und Wohlfühlfunktionen heise+ | Abmahnungen: Wettbewerbsrechtliche Unterlassungsansprüche gefährden Online-Shops Kaufberatung Mähroboter: Smart und mit App ab 380 Euro Astronomie: Erstmals Exoplanet von Radioteleskopen mittels Astrometrie gefunden Richtlinien gegen Sicherheitslücken in Legacy-Programmiersprachen veröffentlicht Service Meshes: Kong Mesh bietet Cluster- und Cloud-übergreifende Konnektivität Spring Cloud Data Flow 2.6 bietet Monitoring-Integration mit Wavefront Platinenlayout-Programm Target 3001! in Jubiläumsversion AMD-Kombiprozessoren für Schul-Notebooks: Sparsamste Zen-Zweikerner Patchday für Android-Systeme: Google beseitigt unter anderem Remote-Einfallstor Programmiersprache: Komplettrenovierung für das Kotlin-Dokumentationstool Dokka iOS 14: Apple steigert App-Integrität iPhone könnte "komplett chinesisch" werden

23 /r/Technology


Got a tech question or want to discuss tech? Weekly /r/Technology Tech Support / General Discussion Thread r/Verizon is having a 5G AMA - Join us on Tuesday 8/4 from 3-5 PM ET for an AMA on the power of 5G Twitter About To Be Hit With A ~$250 Million Fine For Using Your Two Factor Authentication Phone Numbers/Emails For Marketing BP will slash oil production by 40% and pour billions into green energy Disney+ Passes 60.5M Subscribers, Nears 5-Year Streaming Goal In First Eight Months – Update How Cops Can Secretly Track Your Phone: A guide to stingray surveillance technology, which may have been deployed at recent protests. Google Play Music will start shutting down in September Former Google exec Anthony Levandowski sentenced to 18 months for stealing self-driving car secrets Oil nosedives while renewables rise As election looms, a network of mysterious ‘pink slime’ local news outlets nearly triples in size In spite of an increase in Internet speed, webpage speeds have not improved Hacker leaks passwords for 900+ enterprise VPN servers DHS Obtained Protesters' Encrypted Messages, Used Them To Craft 'Intelligence' Reports Trump administration is crippling international Internet freedom effort by withholding funds, officials say Terrorism Experts Say QAnon Conspiracy Theory a Threat to National Security Latest Firefox rolls out Enhanced Tracking Protection 2.0; blocking redirect trackers by default Anthony Levandowski Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Stealing Trade Secrets From Google Chinese state media slams U.S. as a 'rogue country' for its planned 'smash and grab' of TikTok Indian apps soar after ban on China's TikTok, WeChat and Baidu Teen ‘mastermind’ of major Twitter hack was involved in deadly home invasion, say Fla. police It’s Not Just TikTok. Chinese Firms Face More US Roadblocks. An '80s File Format Enabled Stealthy Mac Hacking Google promotes wearing a mask in new Doodle

26 A forum for computer security professionals.


Announcement: r/security is now closed down and will be re-launched soon. Please use r/cybersecurity for all cybersecurity topics. Detailed audit of Voatz' voting app confirms security flaws Ongoing DDoS attacks against ISPs? Cyber threats abusing COVID-19 collected to a database to spread awareness. Security In 5: Episode 706 - Tools, Tips and Tricks - Kaspersky Security Cloud Free Firefox to remove support for the FTP protocol Cnd vs pnd. Which one is the best for Network security? Google exploring using location info to slow coronavirus spread The U.S. wants smartphone location data. Reject the anti-encrytpion bill. They are trying to destroy privacy while everyone is distracted with coronavirus! EFF made this easy tool so you can tell your senators. bitcoin@mail.tg to recover encrypted PC. Code Scanning Solution - SAST - Scanmycode.today - free for Open Source Projects My friend's bank got hacked and she needs help. LDAPFragger: Bypassing network restrictions using LDAP attributes Petition to try and halt the EARN IT ACT Encrypting communication on top of Facebook messenger etc The EARN IT Act Is the New FOSTA Hey all. I started a YouTube channel a short while ago with instructional videos for learning penetration testing/ethical hacking. Hopefully some of you will find them informative. Spam calls render landline useless. Paranoid Shield (password manager) Security In 5: Episode 705 - It Is Time For Multi-Factor Authentication To Shine Windows Warning Alert Qubes Architecture Next Steps: The GUI Domain What are the most cleaver way used by famous Malwares to exfiltrate data without being traceable back ? Endpoint detection and response. Learn about EDR and securing your endpoints. Hardening Ubuntu 18 Laptop. What should I do differently?

30 New Scientist - Space


SpaceX’s prototype Mars rocket has flown for the first time Ancient valleys on Mars may have been carved by glaciers SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule makes splashdown with NASA astronauts Cosmology's new advances show our voyage of discovery is far from over The End of Everything review: A rollicking tour of the wildest physics Dark matter map hints at cracks in our understanding of the universe We can now predict dangerous solar flares a day before they happen NASA has launched its Perseverance Mars rover and Ingenuity helicopter Extreme heat from the sun is baking a thin crust on Mercury’s surface The best view of the stars from Earth is on a hill in Antarctica Katherine Joy: Uncovering the secrets of the moon Women in space: an interview with Varsha Jain and Libby Jackson Black holes are hiding movies of the universe in their glowing rings Biggest ever map of the universe reveals 11 billion years of history Mould from Chernobyl nuclear reactor tested as radiation shield on ISS A giant impact may have caused cracks all over Jupiter's moon Ganymede China is sending its first rover to Mars with the Tianwen-1 mission Moon craters hint huge asteroids bombarded Earth 800 million years ago The universe may be full of enormous clusters of tiny black holes Dozens of active volcano sites spotted on Venus for the first time Launch of the James Webb Space Telescope delayed again due to covid-19 Elements from the universe’s earliest stars gave birth to our sun Closest images ever taken of the sun show 'campfires' near its surface The United Arab Emirates is launching its first mission to Mars We don't know how fast the universe is expanding, and that's a problem Earth-sized exoplanets around small stars may have intense hurricanes How to see the spectacular comet Neowise with the naked eye Odd space circles show we are far from running out of cosmic puzzles Is there another planet in the universe just like Earth? The moon may have stopped the early Earth from being a frozen snowball

26 /r/space: news, articles, images, videos, and discussion


Week of August 02, 2020 'All Space Questions' thread Successful SN5 150m hop! NASA astronauts say they made prank calls from SpaceX Crew Dragon once it splashed down in the water Starship SN5 150m Hop (OFFICIAL) Apollo 16 in 60fps: Grand Prix Happy anniversary, Curiosity! NASA rover marks 8 years on Mars Today's successful Starship SN5 150-meter hop at Boca Chica, Texas Space X Starship Hop was successful! Grain Tower launched and landed perfectly! Australian internet outage: space weather or satellite attack? Calcium-rich supernova examined with X-rays for first time Rewatching the original Cosmos from 1980. Carl Sagan is the science Mr. Rogers. Possible issue with the raptor engine used in the starship prototype that conducted the 150m hop. Happy Birthday ISS! SpaceX SN-5 Starship is hoping in t-11 minutes from this post. NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Answers STEM Students’ Questions Curiosity Celebrates 8 Years on the Red Planet MarCO shows interplanetary cubesats possible but not easy Whatever happened to the Moon Rover which Radio Shack said they were sponsoring, back in 2003? 'It sounds like an animal': NASA astronauts describe the Crew Dragon re-entry experience Nasa crew describe rumbles and jolts of return 'It came alive:' Astronauts recount wild ride home on SpaceX's Crew Dragon The Space Economy Has Grown to Over $420 Billion and is 'Weathering' the Current Crisis How Satellites Can Save Arms Control Tips for someone getting into astrophotography? NASA paper on using Nuclear Pulses from atomic bombs as Propulsion for spacecraft ExoMars captures spring in Martian craters

23 PC Gaming


Tech Support and Basic Questions Thread - August 05, 2020 What Are You Playing Thread - August 04, 2020 I don't condone pirating games, but it's sad that those who pirate get to enjoy their games without 'exclusivity lockouts' of content or DRM nonesense. Horizon Zero Dawn PC Port Analysis Sony announces more "Playstation advantages" for The Avengers Steam on Twitter: "We've fixed an issue where the Steam client wasn't displaying ownership correctly for some games." Fall Guys on Twitter: "When we say Fall Guys is experiencing a lot of traffic... We had over 1.5 million new players in the first 24 hours!" How our game jam game was published, then held hostage by our Peru-fleeing publisher, and now back in our hands and ready for a beta again. Phantasy Star Online 2 is now available on Steam Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition PC Review - ACG Gaming GreedFall has sold over one million units worldwide Detroit: Become Human surpasses 5 million sales thanks to its Steam release Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for PC: It Lurks Below, Final Fantasy VII HD, Trailmakers, UnderMine, and Xeno Crisis Orbitect, a space station sandbox building game with management elements and an emergent narrative system is coming soon to Steam! Imposter Factory - Reveal Trailer (To the Moon part 3) Good news and bad news. Baldur's Gate III won’t hit August, but it’s just around the corner. We’ll be announcing the release date, as well as big news on the Panel From Hell alongside @geoffkeighley, @LarAtLarian and the Larian crew. Tune in Aug 18th. Asus announces It first 4K 120hz monitor with HDMI 2.1 Play over 100 Xbox games on Android mobile with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on September 15 I play cross handed & press the triggers with my legs due to my disability (Arthrogryposis) I’m the only person who plays this way with my disability & i just want to inspire the world! I want to start a special Olympics for gaming. AI-driven character animation is amazing Spider-Man Will Be Excluded From Xbox and PC Copies Of Marvel's The Aven... Steam's Moderation has responded to Kaldaien's community ban (SpecialK mod creator) Sandbox Games in 2020 - What are Folks Playing?

25 programming


GitLab Support is no longer processing MFA resets for free users Zig doing self-hosting incremental compilation SVG backgrounds are much smaller than using a traditional background images. Here's a tool which lets you quickly generate them by choosing from various patterns and colors. Changes to SameSite Cookie Behavior – A Call to Action for Web Developers Tailwind CSS: From Side-Project Byproduct to Multi-Million Dollar Business The frustration of being a self taught developer Broccoli: Syncing faster by syncing less OctoSQL Streaming: Temporal SQL on Event Streams in Go In spite of an increase in Internet speed, webpage speeds have not improved Multi-Threading in C/C++: Implications on Software Library Design Sub-10 ms Latency in Java: Concurrent GC with Green Threads · Hazelcast Jet Cryptography Dispatches: Replace PGP With an HTTPS Form Adventures in BEAM optimization for MQTT AWS finally fix memory leak bug in CodeDepoly after almost 5 years Microsoft paid almost $14M in bounties over the last 12 months Building an in-browser pixel editor with undo & redo in Rust & WebAssembly (and Javascript) Swift.org - Introducing Swift Service Lifecycle Steps to ensure that if you die, your hosting and domain will live on Silly micro-optimization: branching vs. dynamic dispatch Xtype.js check this small library . ZZT Stories: The Reconstruction Announcing Flutter 1.20 Samsung Galaxy S20: Your ID in your cellphone A Guide to Beacon Technology in 2020 I built a visit tracking API for your GitHub README

26 Open Source on Reddit


AMA announcement: EU-FOSSA 2 team of the European Commission, Thurs 28 Nov, 4 pm CET LibreOffice 7.0 released Neo Colibre icon theme for maximum productivity in LibreOffice My open-source project has finally reached 1.0. Made a new video to celebrate. GitHub joins the Open Source Security Foundation Jitsi Meet now available in Flathub. Self hosted virtual assistant (like Alexa etc.) I've written a drawing library UX voluntary projects for open source Freedom Isn't Free - What would it take to set software free? Microsoft joins Open Source Security Foundation First step into the open source community. Any good FOSS PDF to Excel converter (offline, batch load and convert)? The best parts of Visual Studio Code are proprietary - Underjord eElectroCRUD - Over 1.1k Starts on Github | Join The Team & Help us to deliver the best OpenSource CRUD Application. Open Source Developers Should Abandon Github, imo Xwiki as data source for chatbot Instagrabber: An Opensource Instagram Client [Question] License copyright referring to all contributors What license do I choose? Kernel Developers Work To Block NVIDIA "GPL Condom" Effort Around New NetGPU Code Linux Kodachi 7.2 'Defeat' Released With New Private Session Messenger I wrote a chrome extension to create links to any specific part of a web page. Does anyone know what I might be referring to? I made an app that lets you split a file into horcruxes A plugin to add persisted GraphQL queries to WordPress