Nisheeth Bhakuni

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iOS 11’s blue bar will shame apps that overzealously access your location

Apple’s new mobile operating system iOS 11, which ships to the public in September, will give users a better understanding over how apps are using their location data.

In iOS | 27 Jun 2017
Linux Malware Infects Raspberry Pi Devices Making Them CryptoCurrency Mining Zombies

If you’re a Raspberry Pi user who’s never changed the default password of the “pi” user, then heed this warning: change it. A brand new piece of malware has hit the web, called “Linux.MulDrop.14”, and it preys on those who haven’t secured their devices properly.

In tech | 26 Jun 2017
TC39, ECMAScript, and the Future of JavaScript

TC39 means Technical Committee number 39. It’s part of ECMA, the institution which standardizes the JavaScript language under the “ECMAScript” specification.

In open web | 26 Jun 2017
IPv4 route lookup on Linux

With its implementation of IPv4 routing tables using LPC-tries, Linux offers good lookup performance (50 ns for a full view) and low memory usage (64 MiB for a full view).

In misc | 26 Jun 2017
WARNING: Intel Skylake/Kaby Lake processors: broken hyper-threading

These are: the 6th and
7th generation Intel Core processors (desktop, embedded, mobile and
HEDT), their related server processors (such as Xeon v5 and Xeon v6), as
well as select Intel Pentium processor models.

In tech | 26 Jun 2017
KeePassXC 2.2.0 released

It will feature a new welcome screen providing quick access to common actions when no database is loaded.

In analytics | 26 Jun 2017
NS1 launches Managed DNS Developer Edition

Developers and emerging businesses are often keen to adopt new cloud technologies, yet many of these customers lack access to advanced DNS and traffic management services.

In analytics | 26 Jun 2017
Coinbase is reimbursing losses caused by the Ethereum flash crash

Earlier this week, GDAX, the digital currency exchange run by Coinbase, experienced a flash crash in its USD – Ethereum market.

In misc | 25 Jun 2017
Wireless Gecko SoC now supports full bluetooth 5 connectivity

Silicon Labs expands its Wireless Gecko system-on-chip (SoC) portfolio with new multiband SoCs supporting full Bluetooth 5 connectivity and more memory options.

In archive | 25 Jun 2017
Sygic Travel offers trip planning SDK and API to developers

A global trip planner, Sygic Travel, is now offering its Software Development Kit containing standalone JSON API and libraries for iOS, Android and web to other developers.

In analytics | 25 Jun 2017
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