KaiOS is a Linux based operating system for feature phones. The system is a fork of the Firefox OS, a Mozilla venture that has been discontinued. Firefox OS was based on web technologies, a minimal Linux Kernel was used to boot up the Gecko browser engine. KaiOS continues on this path, being a browser native development.
Boris Bera has released a proof of concept of an XSS vulnerability when using Vue.js with server side rendering. Based on string templates, allowing attackers to target Vue.js through injection of code via malformed templates.
At the MWC 2018 tradeshow in Barcelona all the notable smartphone manufacturers get together and show their latest and greatest. This time, though what really should be in the limelight is Android Oreo (Go Edition) - a lightweight version of the world's favourite Mobile Operating System.
At Mobile World Congress 2018 HMD Global announced the Nokia 1. The $85 smartphone runs Android Oreo "Go Edition", a version of Android that has been tuned to work well on low specced hardware.
Oracle is making big changes to the Java ecosystem it acquired as a part of the Sun Microsystems deal in 2010. Since that time the ecosystem of Java has continued to thrive, you could say it is experience a renaissance of sorts.
Building communications and computing technology is a painstakingly long task. The route from initial idea will typically take years first to spec, implementation and finally mainstream adoption. WebAssembly is now on this route, it is already usable - but the official specification work continues.
4G LTE networks have been a standard in developed countries and urban areas for a number of years now. Increased popularity has even congested the networks in some areas.
Many are hoping fifth generation 5G networks will improve both bandwidth an capacity. Devices supporting 5G data transfer are already very far in development.
In January 2018 the world was shaken by Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. Fastforward to midway through to February, and the news have fizzled. Software and Hardware manufacturers have continued mitigating the issues. But now researchers have unveiled new exploits with the "Prime" suffix.
Salon.com is a premium online content provider. Having been in the online publication business since 1995 the publication has seen a lot. Companies like Google and Facebook have generated huge profits from online advertising, but content creators like Salon have not been as lucky.