Charles Geschke, co-founder of Adobe and co-inventor of the PDF, has died at 81

Charles “Chuck” Geschke, a co-founder of Adobe who helped develop the PDF, has died at age 81, the company said in a statement. “This is a huge loss for the entire Adobe community and the technology industry, for whom he has been a guide and hero for decades,” Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen said in an email to Adobe employees. ”As co-founders More...

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Federal investigators looking into breach at software code testing company Codecov

Federal officials are investigating a security breach at software auditing company Codecov, which apparently went undetected for months, Reuters reported. Codecov’s platform is used to test software code More...

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Roblox to introduce content ratings for games to better restrict age-inappropriate content

Virtual gaming platform Roblox is developing content ratings for games and easier-to-use parental controls, the company’s chief privacy officer Remy Malan told The Wall Street Journal. Half of Roblox’s More...

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Google introducing a feature in Chrome 90 to create links to highlighted text on a webpage

An upcoming feature in Chrome 90 will allow users to create a link to a section of a website that they’ve highlighted. First launched as a browser extension called Link to Text Fragment last year, Google has More...

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Amazon has reportedly canceled its Lord of the Rings MMO game

Amazon Game Studios has canceled a Lord of the Rings online role-playing game, Bloomberg reported. The company announced the project with Leyou-owned Athlon Games back in 2019, and planned it to be a free-to-play More...

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NASA reschedules Ingenuity helicopter’s first flight on Mars for Monday

NASA has rescheduled the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars helicopter to April 19th at 3:30AM ET, the agency announced Saturday. The four-pound helicopter that arrived on Mars on February 18th with its parent More...

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CPSC urges people with children at home to stop using Peloton Tread Plus treadmill ‘immediately’

The Consumer Product Safety Commission on Saturday issued a warning about Peloton Tread Plus treadmills, saying the machines pose “serious risks to children for abrasions, fractures, and death.” In a March More...

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During Indianapolis shooting, FedEx cell phone policy meant some family members couldn’t reach workers

During a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis on Thursday, a company policy barring some employees from having their cell phones on them while working prevented family members from being able to More...

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Judge in Australia finds Google misled Android users about location data collection

A judge in Australia found Google misled users about personal location data the company collected via Android devices, a violation of Australian law, the Associated Press reported. According to Federal Court More...

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Google Project Zero will give a 30-day grace period before disclosing security issues

Google’s Project Zero, a team of dedicated security engineers tasked with reducing the number of “zero day” vulnerabilities around the entire internet, says it will give developers an extra 30 days before More...