IN THIS ISSUE: Firefox 66 Burns Auto-play; Java 12 Enhances GC; Facebook Exposed User Passwords to Staff: Employee Empowerment Fail; Medical Device Vulnerability Found; Low-code Tools Adding Code Support
The dozenth Java all but eliminates the pauses often seen in an application when the VM is freeing up its unused memory, according to reports. it also simplifies the syntax of switch expressions, among other enhancements.
As high-tech continues to enhance the medical device industry, the imperfections of technology come into sharper focus. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a warning last week that upwards of 750,000 of these devices contain flaws.