Apple’s $117.2 billion Q1 misses earnings expectations

Apple on Thursday reported revenues of $117.2 billion in the first fiscal quarter, off 5% from a year earlier. While there were several bright spots, the financial report confirmed iPhone supply challenges plagued the company in the last three months of 2022, compounded by the effects of a strong dollar. The numbers game The overall… Continue reading Apple’s $117.2 billion Q1 misses earnings expectations

AIs as Computer Hackers

Hacker “Capture the Flag” has been a mainstay at hacker gatherings since the mid-1990s. It’s like the outdoor game, but played on computer networks. Teams of hackers defend their own computers while attacking other teams’. It’s a controlled setting for what computer hackers do in real life: finding and fixing vulnerabilities in their own systems… Continue reading AIs as Computer Hackers

Abode vs. SimpliSafe

SimpliSafe provides better value than Abode, but there are some exceptions to this rule. Discover their similarities and differences.

Intel cuts employee, executive salaries as it faces weak PC, chip demand

After posting a double-digit revenue decline for its fourth quarter of 2022, Intel is looking to weather a potentially problematic 2023 by making companywide cuts to employee pay. Responding to media reports about possible pay cuts, Intel said on Wednesday that in order to navigate “macro-economic headwinds and work to reduce costs across the company,”… Continue reading Intel cuts employee, executive salaries as it faces weak PC, chip demand

Passwords Are Terrible (Surprising No One)

This is the result of a security audit: More than a fifth of the passwords protecting network accounts at the US Department of the Interior—including Password1234, Password1234!, and ChangeItN0w!—were weak enough to be cracked using standard methods, a recently published security audit of the agency found. […] The results weren’t encouraging. In all, the auditors… Continue reading Passwords Are Terrible (Surprising No One)