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26% of Companies Ignore Security Bugs Because They Don't Have the Time to Fix Them
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Catalin Cimpanu, writing for BleepingComputer: A survey compiled last month at the RSA security conference reveals that most companies are still behind with proper security practices, and some of them even intentionally ignore security flaws for various reasons ranging from lack of time to lack of know-how. The survey, which compiled answers from 155 security […]

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UK to fine critical organizations up to $24M if they fail to put in strong cyber security
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 As companies gear up to make themselves complaint with upcoming data protection regulations in Europe around GDPR, those doing business in Member States will also be facing another wave of requirements around cyber security, as part of the NIS Directive covering network and information security that must be put into place across Member States by […]

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Republican lawmaker says tech execs should watch what they say     – CNET
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Outgoing Republican Rep. Darrell Issa of California thinks it’s bad for Silicon Valley to fight with President Trump. Oh, and he’s also glad net neutrality is dead.

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Twitter says Trump, other world leaders can tweet what they want     – CNET
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The social network says blocking or removing officials’ tweets would hide information that’s meant to be debated — even if the tweets violate its rules.

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Roombas Will Soon Build a Wi-Fi Coverage Map While They Clean
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: The feature is arriving later this month on the iRobot app, making it possible for WiFi-enabled Roombas to create a map of indoor signals. The map exists alongside the existing Clean Map feature, letting users toggle between the two, like they would, say, satellite and standard imagery […]

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Ads May Soon Stalk You on TV Like They Do on Your Facebook Feed
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Targeted ads that seem to follow us everywhere online may soon be doing the same on our TV. From a report: The Federal Communications Commission is poised to approve a new broadcast standard that will let broadcasters do something cable TV companies already do: harvest data about what you watch so advertisers can customize pitches. […]

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Hackers say they broke Apple’s Face ID. Here’s why we’re not convinced
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Enlarge (credit: Bkav) Security researchers say they used a $150 mask to break the Face ID facial recognition that locks Apple’s new iPhone X. The work may be a significant, it may be little more than a stunt with few real-world consequences, or it could possibly be something in the middle. So far, it’s impossible […]

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T-Mobile and Sprint finally, officially, say they definitely won’t merge
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Enlarge / T-Mobile and Sprint stores in Herald Square in New York City in 2011. (credit: Getty Images | Richard Levine ) T-Mobile USA and Sprint today finally gave a definitive answer about whether they will merge. The telecom giants said that they have stopped negotiating and will remain independent entities. The wireless carriers “were unable […]

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When Quantum Computers Come, They May Speak Microsoft
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Microsoft has been working on a language for a computer that doesn’t exist. The company unveiled the language — as yet unnamed — at its Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida. Part of its Visual Studio product, it will run on a quantum simulator and quantum computer. Microsoft introduced the language during a presentation about the […]

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