Apple Hires Executives From Sony Pictures TV to Lead Push Into Original Programming

Apple today announced that television executives Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg will be joining the company to help craft its new slate of original video programming. The two will lead Apple’s video programming efforts on a worldwide scale and report to senior vice president of internet software and services, Eddy Cue. Image via Variety…

Uber Renews Push for Arbitration in Waymo Trade-Secrets Case

by May 18, 2017, 6:57 PM EDT May 18, 2017, 8:03 PM EDT Uber Technologies Inc. renewed a bid to move its driverless-car trade-secrets fight with Waymo into closed-door arbitration. The ride-hailing company on Thursday filed notice that it will appeal a May 11 ruling denying its request to move the conflict out of public…

Microsoft takes aim at Chrome OS with a new, and very necessary, education push

Hands-on with some of the cheap education systems. Video shot and edited by Jennifer Hahn. Microsoft’s New York City event to launch Windows 10 S and the Surface Laptop appears to have confused many people. The larger theme of the event was “education,” but this is a broad topic. Judging by many of the reactions,…

Microsoft Word 0-day used to push dangerous Dridex malware on millions

Enlarge / A sample e-mail from Dridex campaign exploiting Microsoft Word zero-day. Proofpoint Booby-trapped documents exploiting a critical zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Word have been sent to millions of people around the world in a blitz aimed at installing Dridex, currently one of the most dangerous bank fraud threats on the Internet. As Ars reported…