Karen Roby reports on this week's biggest tech news, which includes the FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, a look at new mid-priced phones, a smarter Roomba, and the best websites for resumes.
I'm Karen Roby with your TechRepublic and ZDNet mid-week news roundup.
The North Korean state-sponsored malware known as James Sanders has more on the findings.on the manufacturing, healthcare, and retail sectors. Security experts say an abundance of unpatched Windows versions are to blame.
Did you know the FBI keeps a separate list of the most wanted cybercriminals? On ZDNet, you'll find the list, plus pictures and a list of alleged crimes.
Amazon revealed the latest version of its Echo Show device on Wednesday, along with more privacy and smart home controls built into its digital assistant ecosystem. The Echo Show 5 is said to be more compact and less expensive than its predecessors. Natalie Gagliordi has the details on ZDNet.
Are the glory days of the premium smartphone over? Larry Dignan is breaking down the mid-market for us on ZDNet. From the OnePlus 7 Pro to the latest Motorola device, people are finding the "value" may be too good to pass up.
And finally, the new Roomba released from iRobot is turning heads as it cleans floors. The Roomba S9 works in conjunction with the Braava Jet M6 mop. iRobot is using its new design, software, and data science strategies to expand into new areas, using an approach to the smart home that is different from its big tech rivals. We have all the specs, design changes, and tech behind it all on ZDNet.
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