AITP-NCFL News, April 7, 2021

AITP-NCFL News, April 7, 2021

Stranger than Fiction

  • Bleeping Computer:  Windows XP makes ransomware gangs work harder for their money
  • Mainichi:  Cosmic rays causing 30,000 network malfunctions in Japan each year
  • ZDNet:   Samsung is repurposing older Galaxy phones as eye care devices


  • Motherboard:  Congress Says Foreign Intel Services Could Abuse Ad Networks for Spying

Skill Sets

  • Phoronix:  Google Begins Allowing Rust Code For Developing Android
  • ZDNet:  What is low-code and no-code? A guide to development platforms

Industry News

  • ZDNet:  This new ‘Big Tech’ watchdog says it will stop Google and Facebook crowding out the competition
  • The Register:  IBM creates a COBOL compiler – for Linux on x86