Xerox drops $34B HP takeover bid amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Xerox announced today that it would be dropping its hostile takeover bid of HP. The drama began last fall with a flurry of increasingly angry letters between the two companies, and confrontational actions from Xerox, including an attempt to take over the HP board that had rejected its takeover overtures. All that came crashing to … Read more

Moment Springtime Sale: Our Favorite Deals on Lenses and Gear

The WIRED Gear team has lots of positive things to say about Moment’s smartphone photography lenses. Usually, our biggest gripes have to do with how pricey the equipment can get. If you’ve had your eye on Moment’s lenses, bags, or other gear, now’s a great time to check them out. Moment is holding a Spring … Read more

Coronavirus, l’ospedale dei record inaugurato in Fiera. Fontana: «Simbolo della nostra ripresa»

Sarà ricordato, senza dubbio, come l’ospedale dei record, quello costruito nei padiglioni della Fiera di Milano per affrontare la tragica emergenza coronavirus e inaugurato martedì mattina alla presenza del presidente della Regione, Attilio Fontana. Innanzitutto, per i tempi in cui è stato realizzato: lo ha sottolineato, con orgoglio, Enrico Pazzali, che della Fondazione Fiera è … Read more

Ubisoft offers free games to encourage you to stay at home

Future offers will be available through Ubisoft’s Free Events site. There’s no doubt that Ubi is using this partly as a promotional tool for its catalog. You might try a game you skipped the first time around, or might feel compelled to subscribe to Uplay+ to see more. At the same time, it might be … Read more

WireGuard VPN added to Linux 5.6

Linux users now have another choice when it comes to protecting themselves online as WireGuard VPN has been added to the Linux kernel in version 5.6. Up until now, the fast and flexible VPN, which was designed specifically for Linux implementations, was only available as a third-party addition. However, WireGuard VPN is now available by … Read more

FDA introduces a new program to expedite deployment of potential coronavirus treatments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a new program today that’s designed to foster close collaboration between public and private organizations in order to “bring coronavirus treatments to market as fast as possible,” according to U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in a press release. The program, dubbed the … Read more

Marriott Got Hacked. Yes, Again

In November 2018, hotel giant Marriott disclosed that it had suffered one of the largest breaches in history. That hack compromised the information of 500 million people who had made a reservation at a Starwood hotel. On Tuesday, Marriott announced that it had once again been hit, with up to 5.2 million guests at risk. … Read more