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Google bans them from the PlayStore: 17 apps that you should delete from your smartphone immediately

Google removed 17 apps from its Play Store that contained particularly malicious malware called "Joker". Affected users should delete the apps from their smartphones as soon as possible. The post 17 apps that you should delete from your smartphone immediately appeared first on TECHBOOK ....

Employees wanted: Amazon’s delivery robot Scout comes to Germany

Amazon has announced that it intends to set up a German team of experts for the further development of the Scout delivery robot at the Tübingen location. The first job advertisements are online. At the development center in Tübingen, various teams are already working on artificial intelligence. Amazon is now looking for software engineers and application scientists whose specialty is computer-based vision and who are also familiar with robotics and autonomous systems. Focus on AI-based perception system The new team, together with the scientists of the ... read more at t3n.de...

Xing: Corona crisis is forcing parent company New Work SE to lay off

New Work SE, the company behind the career network Xing, wants to save 16 million euros in annual costs and will also cut jobs. The reason should be the corona crisis. Compared to Zeit, New Work SE has confirmed that the effects of the corona crisis will lead to savings in the company. New Work wants to save 16 million euros in the coming year. There will also be job cuts because the desired volume cannot be achieved with material cost reductions alone, according to New Work. Material cost cuts are not enough It is currently unclear ... read more...

iOS 14: Apple introduces App clips and home screen widgets

The new OS version runs on iPhone SE (first generation) and iPhone 6S and newer. App clips offer individual app functions without the application being fully installed. IOS 14 will organize apps on the home screen in the app library....

Hacker attacks: cybersecurity looks so bad ahead of US elections

Hacker attacks in the US and around the world show how vulnerable the digital world is. This is causing nervousness, especially before the US election. There is no solution in sight - and election day is getting closer and closer. Robert Dannenberg only writes on paper. The former Chief of Operations of the CIA's Counterterrorism Center sits between colleagues with iPads and laptops. Everyone is typing or writing digitally, but he only has a small notepad in front of him. “Only that is certain,” he says. This is very confidential: representatives of the "Elbe Group", all ex-military and ex-agents, once...