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Sony phone is first to have 4K screen
Sony says its new smartphone is the first to have a 4K-resolution screen.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:45:09 GMT
Motorola announces new smartwatches
Motorola is to release two second-generation models of its Moto 360 smartwatch, one of which will contain a GPS chip.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:22:05 GMT
Acer unveils 'building block' PC
Acer's new Revo computer is made up of "building blocks" that add on extra functionality.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:21:07 GMT
Intel launches Skylake processors
Intel takes the wraps off its new family of Skylake computer chips, explaining why the processors should outperform its earlier processors.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:00:06 GMT
Starfish-killing robot ready to test
An autonomous starfish-killing robot will be ready for field trials on the Great Barrier Reef this month, researchers say.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:38:29 GMT
Wikipedia blocks 'scam' accounts
Wikipedia has blocked 381 accounts for what it calls "black hat" editing - charging money for creating promotional articles using 'sock puppet' accounts.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:26:49 GMT
Privacy fears over children's data
The Information Commissioner is warning about a lack of control over websites gathering and sharing children's personal data
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:49:37 GMT
Did many women use Ashley Madison?
Ashley Madison insists it has an active community of female users, but critics continue to suggest many profiles were fakes.
Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:25:11 GMT
Clinic leaks patients' HIV status
A sexual health centre in London mistakenly leaked the details of nearly 800 patients who have attended HIV clinics, bosses admit.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:59:16 GMT
Amazon Prime allows offline viewing
Members of Amazon's Prime service can now download films and TV episodes for offline viewing.
Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:26:00 GMT
Google updates main company logo
Google has made a series of changes to the main logo it uses for its core services.
Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:19:30 GMT
Android watches to work with iPhones
Google announces that Android Wear smartwatches will now be able to work with iPhones, but they will only offer limited functionality.
Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:58:20 GMT
Contactless card limit rises to £30
UK shoppers will now be able to spend up to £30 using contactless cards after the limit was increased from £20, amid a surge in people using them.
Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:46:46 GMT
House rises from ashes in Minecraft
One of Scotland's grandest country houses is recreated in the video game Minecraft to mark Doors Open Day.
Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:24:05 GMT
VIDEO: Buddy robot snubs creator
A prototype companion robot which will cost less than $700 (£452) has been shown off in London
Published: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:43:43 GMT
VIDEO: Create beautiful photos of space
BBC Click's Kate Russell looks at some of the best tools and sites for editing photos of space
Published: Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:37:34 GMT
VIDEO: Sony handset boasts 4K display
Sony launches the first smartphones to be fitted with a 4K display at it attempts to turn around its fortunes.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:45:06 GMT
VIDEO: Spitfire pilot leaves digital legacy
The project that is helping to preserve memories for future generations
Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:20:25 GMT
VIDEO: Can VR rejuvenate old coasters?
LJ Rich gets an exclusive look at new technology being used to rejuvenate the roller coaster world.
Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:36:57 GMT
VIDEO: Cutting edge cyber security to hunt hackers
As companies around the world re-examine their cyber security following a data breach at the Ashley Madison website, the BBC's James Cook reports from California on the fight against computer hackers.
Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:10:06 GMT
VIDEO: Hipsters flock to treehouse office
BBC News looks at an eco-friendly treehouse office that has opened in Hoxton, east London, designed for freelance workers.
Published: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:11:42 GMT
VIDEO: Indonesia zoo app 'to tackle image'
Ragunan Zoo introduces a mobile phone app to navigate the park.
Published: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:19:06 GMT
VIDEO: Boeing laser shoots drone from sky
Boeing says it has successfully shot a drone out of the sky using a high-powered laser during a test.
Published: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:08:33 GMT
VIDEO: The drone guided by a robot
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best of the week's technology news
Published: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:04:53 GMT
Why has Google changed its typeface?
Why would Google change its typeface?
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:29:24 GMT
Are we addicted to technology?
Is technology changing our brains?
Published: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:41:27 GMT
How diesel can be made from air
The tech turning carbon dioxide into cleaner fuel
Published: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:25:08 GMT
How video on demand is changing TV
How video-on-demand services are shaking up broadcasting
Published: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:02:39 GMT
How to be a video games designer
So your child wants to be a games designer
Published: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:12 GMT
The watchmaker that hand delivers
The watchmaker who travels the globe to deliver
Published: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:01:46 GMT
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How small states prepare for cyber-war
With Russian tanks and rebels firmly lodged in eastern Ukraine, Eastern Europe has been on high alert for months. As Russian bombers intermittently skirt or trespass Western airspace -- and a foreign submarine was reported to be hiding out in waters just off Stockholm last year -- the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have ramped up expenditures on armored personnel carriers, mobile missile launchers and other hardware to defend their borders.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:41:49 GMT
China, Russia amassing personal info seized in hacks for counter-intelligence
Chinese and Russian intelligence services are collecting personally identifiable information on a grand scale so they can target American government workers for counter-intelligence, a U.S. official told CNN Tuesday.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:38:57 GMT
Britain's battleship of the future
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:33:01 GMT
How disaster technology is saving lives
Published: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:35:41 GMT
5 things to know about the next iPhone
Published: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:29:06 GMT
Floyd Mayweather pulls up to work in $4.8M hypercar
Published: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:28:44 GMT
Flamethrowers spark Second Amendment debate
Published: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:11:47 GMT
Toucan gets a new beak thanks to technology
Published: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:05:19 GMT
Girl with robot hand throws pitch at Orioles game
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:07:14 GMT
Bizarre Mars photos fire up the Internet
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:05:27 GMT
Storms, volcanoes and fires
Storms, volcanoes, fires and more -- all captured by a fleet of satellites.
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:04:14 GMT
Spacecraft snaps stunning images of Mars
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:03:31 GMT
Bees get tiny backpacks
It's never been harder to be a bee.
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:02:43 GMT
Black holes may not be all that black
Want to know what happens after you pass through a black hole? Just look around you. You might land in another universe that is similar to our own, if Stephen Hawking is right. Or in a very different one.
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:01:57 GMT
NASA: Sea levels may rise 3 feet sea
It was less than two years ago that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its all-encompassing assessment on the current state of climate change research and made projections for the future climate of our planet.
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:01:07 GMT
Is there life on Jupiter's moons?
Could the mysterious moons of Jupiter be hiding habitable zones under their icy crusts?
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:00:29 GMT
Pluto probe gets new assignment
Where do you go after Pluto? To PT1 of course!
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:59:15 GMT
Science, religion and a really big telescope
Native Hawaiians are fighting to prevent the world's largest telescope from being built on what they say is sacred ground.
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:58:17 GMT
How to fly cross-country without using airports
Corporations and the ultra-rich will soon be able to skirt airport hassles during cross-country flights by landing and taking off from their homes and offices.
Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:56:49 GMT
How to rein in drone nightmares
Published: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:20:13 GMT
Why your doctor won't 'friend' you on Facebook
Doctors' practices are increasingly trying to reach their patients online. But don't expect your doctor to "friend" you on Facebook -- at least, not just yet.
Published: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:34:18 GMT
Meet the tech geek making art affordable
Ken Karangi was a website designer. But his passion lied in a different kind of design.
Published: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:05:50 GMT
America's first giant combat robot needs your help
Published: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 00:48:57 GMT
Here's your chance to name a planet
Published: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:38:14 GMT
How Jeff Bezos' techniques at Amazon are like Chairman Mao's tactics in China
Published: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:19:00 GMT
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Sony, former workers in deal to settle lawsuit over 'Interview' hacking
(Reuters) - Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc has reached a settlement agreement with nine former employees who had filed a lawsuit claiming that their personal data was stolen in a 2014 hacking tied to the studio's release of a comedy film set in North Korea, "The Interview." The plaintiffs' have until Oct. 19 to submit a motion for preliminary approval of the proposed settlement case, according to a court filing. Sony Pictures declined to comment on the settlement. In June, a U.S. judge had rejected a bid by Sony Pictures, the entertainment arm of Sony Corp, to dismiss the lawsuit.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:05:38 -0400
Japan Display CEO hints at strong Apple orders ahead of new iPhone launch
By Ritsuko Ando and Reiji Murai TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Display Inc Chief Executive Mitsuru Homma on Thursday said the screen maker's "biggest client", widely understood to refer to Apple Inc, is increasing orders ahead of the expected launch of a new iPhone this month. Homma said weakness in China's smartphone market, the world's biggest, amid that country's broader economic slowdown did not appear to be affecting Apple's display orders. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook last week reassured shareholders about the strength of the Chinese market for iPhones after a slump in China's stock market and the devaluation of the yuan rattled investors.
Published: Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:16:02 -0400
Trader accused in $100 million hacking scheme pleads not guilty in U.S.
By Alice Popovici NEWARK, N.J. (Reuters) - A man charged over his alleged role in a more than $100 million insider trading scheme that involved hacking into networks that distribute corporate news releases pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. Arkadiy Dubovoy, who spoke Russian and used an interpreter, entered his plea to securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy charges in a brief appearance before U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark, New Jersey. Dubovoy's son, Igor, appeared separately on related charges before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy Waldor, also in Newark, on Wednesday, and is expected to enter a formal plea at a Sept. 14 arraignment.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:08:13 -0400
Net-A-Porter founder quits, will not be on merged group's board
MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Natalie Massenet, founder and executive chairman of online fashion group Net-A-Porter (NAP) abruptly resigned on Wednesday ahead of its planned acquisition by Italy's Yoox. Massenet, regarded as the fashion visionary of the soon-to-be-merged business, was to become its executive chairman and oversee its editorial content, one of NAP's main strengths. In a statement Yoox said that Massenet would not be a member of the merged group's board.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:29:09 -0400
HP seeks to sell cyber security unit TippingPoint: sources
Hewlett-Packard Co is exploring a sale of computer network security solutions unit TippingPoint ahead of a corporate split later this year, according to people familiar with the matter. Private equity firms have expressed interest in TippingPoint, the people said this week. HP plans to split into two publicly listed companies, one focused on enterprise technology, software and services and one focused on slower-growing computer and printer businesses.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:52:41 -0400
itBit hires former NY financial regulator's general counsel
By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin exchange itBit has hired Daniel Alter as the company's new general counsel and chief compliance officer, the firm announced on Wednesday. Alter, who spent three years as general counsel to the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), said there was no impropriety in his employment at itBit. ...
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:41:41 -0400
Steven Spielberg says superhero movies will die like Westerns
Technically Incorrect: The great director and producer foresees a time when we're just tired of Superman and Batman.
Published: Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:03:57 -0400
Diver breaks up mortal combat between deadly sea snake, stonefish
During a fishing trip, Rick Trippe came across a dangerous sea snake and stonefish fighting each other. He separated them with his bare hands and lived to tell all about it.
Published: Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:36:51 -0400
Sony Pictures reaches settlement with ex-employees over hacking
Hack revealed inner workings of the studio, as well as the personal information of more than 47,000 celebrities, freelancers, and current and former Sony employees.
Published: Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:16:56 -0400
Google has a new trick
Google knows pretty much everything. In what seems to be a new feature for the search engine, when you type in "fun facts," you'll see a dynamic answer box that pulls random tidbits from the millions of websites that Google can search. Past options for helpful and amusing Google searches include "I?m feeling wonderful" to see world wonders, "I?m feeling playful" to dig up fun games, "I?m feeling stellar" to see cool pictures of space, and "I?m feeling doodley" to see past Google doodles.
Published: Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:03:49 -0400
Sony not ruling out entering automotive market
Sony CEO said his company is not ruling out entering the automotive market, potentially joining the likes of Google on the global autonomous car playing field.
Published: Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:28:35 -0400
A lot of US children are being diagnosed with ADHD improperly
A lot of children are being diagnosed with ADHD in the US ? but improperly. One in five are diagnosed based on information provided by family members alone, in violation of the guidelines set by the American Academy of Pediatrics, according to a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As if that weren?t enough, a third of children are diagnosed before the age of six ? an age at which a lot of diagnostic tools don?t work.
Published: Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:01:00 -0400
Optus switches on 4G+ in Melbourne
Optus is continuing to roll out its 4G+ network combining FDD and TDD bands across Australia to offer faster speeds for customers with compatible Category 9 devices.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:49:25 -0400
Google courts classrooms with updates to Docs, spreadsheets
The search giant adds features to its productivity apps in hopes of making them easier for students to use for school projects.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:40:42 -0400
Check out Asus? gorgeous and very affordable Windows 10 computer-on-a-stick
Who said you have to buy an expensive new laptop or desktop to enjoy Microsoft?s recently launched Windows 10 operating system? There are other, more affordable solutions available to users looking to fulfill their basic computing needs. One such device is the Asus VivoStick, a computer-on-a-stick gadget unveiled at IFA 2015 that delivers a Windows 10 experience for just $129. DON?T MISS: I think I?ve figured out how much the new Nexus 5 will cost Asus? new device is hardly the first Computer Stick that uses Intel?s new technology, but Asus makes it look better than previous contraptions. Don?t expect the VivoStick to turn your existing TV or monitor into a powerful computer. But the device will still get you an up-and-running
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:00:15 -0400
Rival accuses Google's Waze of stealing traffic data
If proven true, the lawsuit could show the search giant took a wrong turn in its bidding war with Facebook over Waze in 2013.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:52:37 -0400
Elon Musk reveals when you can order a Tesla Model 3 electric car
Tesla's CEO tweets a few details about the company's upcoming electric car, billed as more affordable than its predecessor, including when it should hit the market.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:48:22 -0400
PlayStation 3's free-to-play 'Soul Calibur' shuts down in November
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:40:00 -0400
Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants team up to create next-gen video codec
In a rare moment of cooperation, seven of the technology industry's most prominent software makers have banded together to create a next-generation standard for encoding and decoding video streams. The Alliance for Open Media consists of Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel Corporation, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix, and it's working to deliver next-generation tools it says will be royalty-free and open source. Companies like Netflix and Amazon can pay millions of dollars a year to license codecs, which allow streaming media files to be transmitted and displayed on our devices.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:44:18 -0400
iPhone converted 27% of Android users in 5 top European markets this summer
With the iPhone 6s launching in fall, you?d expect iPhone 6 sales to slow down during the summer months. While that may be the case, new research suggests that iPhone has been stealing even more Android users by converting them to iOS during the first summer months. DON?T MISS: I think I?ve figured out how much the new Nexus 5 will cost According to Kantar, 27% of smartphone buyers in Europe?s biggest markets, including Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, left Android in favor of iOS in the three-month period ending July 2015. Comparatively, the iPhone stole just 9% of smartphone buyers in America. The trend, however, seems to be consistent with what Apple CEO Tim Cook repeatedly said,
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:30:41 -0400
T-Mobile CEO John Legere turns Verizon's new logo against itself
Today's Verizon logo change might be less of a big deal than Google's was earlier this week, but if there's one person who's going to have reliably strong opinions about minor tweaks to carrier branding, it's T-Mobile boss John Legere. A few hours after Verizon officially updated its logo, Legere had already appropriated its new pink-tinged checkmark to point out what, in his eyes, his company's competitor does wrong. "Screws over customers," "keeps all your unused data," and "no early upgrade options" are among a series of complaints Legere laid out today in an image he posted on Twitter, each drawn up to borrow the font and the tick from Verizon's new logo.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:27:52 -0400
ACCC suggests monitoring broadband services
Australia's consumer watchdog has outlined plans to push monitoring broadband performance, saying it would improve quality and pricing thanks to competition.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:10:55 -0400
Experience bullet time in Epic's crazy VR demo
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:09:00 -0400
ASUS unveils its answer to Google?s OnHub router
The recently unveiled OnHub wireless router is one of the most surprising products to come from Google this year. In case you haven?t heard yet, the device is supposed to improve your Wi-Fi experience thanks to various neat tricks ? read about them here. But Asus just announced a new router of its own that?s ready to challenge all rivals, including Google?s OnHub. Unveiled at IFA 2015, the RT-AC5300 doesn?t have a user-friendly product name, but it?s supposed to deliver the fastest Wi-Fi performance in the world. Not to mention that its alien-like design makes it look pretty sleek too. DON?T MISS: I think I?ve figured out how much the new Nexus 5 will cost The device has eight antennas arranged in
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:45:06 -0400
President Obama roams Alaska with, oh, a selfie stick
Technically Incorrect: Posting to Twitter and Instagram, the president wants to highlight climate change. But a selfie stick? Is that wise?
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:30:22 -0400
Xiaomi enmeshed in sham campaign allegations
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has been reproached for falsely advertising certain parts of its recently released handset, the Redmi Note 2.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:25:08 -0400
Valve's testing a new look for Steam on TVs
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:24:00 -0400
Sony Pictures reaches settlement with former employees in hack lawsuit
Sony Pictures has reached a settlement with former employees in a lawsuit related to the devastating hack it suffered ten months ago, a breach which saw large amounts of sensitive company information leaked online. The lawsuit, which is still pending class-action certification in a hearing set later this month, is a combination of seven different lawsuits brought by former employees whose social security numbers, medical records and other sensitive personal information were part of the data dump. Details of the settlement were not disclosed.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:20:25 -0400
Against all expectations, Hulu is suddenly on a roll
I?m under no illusions that Hulu will threaten Netflix anytime soon. That said, Hulu has been on an absolute roll lately and has made some key breakthroughs that will go a long way toward putting it on more equal footing with its giant video streaming rival. RELATED: Hulu Sounds Like it?s Finally Getting Serious About Taking on Netflix How well you do in the streaming market basically boils down to the quality of content that runs exclusively on your platform. This is a battle that Hulu has traditionally lost badly since Netflix?s original series have absolutely trounced Hulu?s original series for years. While Netflix was spending big to produce major hits like House of Cards, Orange is the New Black and Daredevil, Hulu was offering us
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:00:28 -0400
Federal Sony data breach lawsuit settled, lawyer says
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was posted online last year after a massive data breach have reached a settlement in a proposed class action lawsuit, their attorneys said Wednesday.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:00:25 -0400
Internet-connected baby monitors are vulnerable to attacks
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:41:00 -0400
Hulu launches an ad-free tier...with 7 exempt shows (Tomorrow Daily 236)
Ashley and Khail discuss their favorite phone and wearable out of IFA 2015, and debate if $12.99 is worth it for a (mostly) commercial-free Hulu subscription.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:38:36 -0400
Teen reportedly shoots self dead while taking selfies with gun
Technically Incorrect: A Houston teen is reportedly about to start college when he decides to take some selfies while holding a gun. The consequences were tragic, police say.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:36:06 -0400
I've been an avid Apple user ever since I starting writing my college papers on the Macintosh Classic in the early 90s. As years wore on, I upgraded as my budget allowed, eventually acquiring the first iMac G3 in 1998. Apple products were so incredible back then, and I'd laugh at friends and family members when they'd call to ask for help...
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:22:50 -0400
Beautiful makeover for a Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time location
Visual-effects artist Michael Eurek builds an absolutely incredible high-definition remake of Zora's Domain from Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time using Unreal Engine 4.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:19:05 -0400
Asus? new gaming laptop is so fast it needs a water-cooling system
As the proud owner of a powerful and unwieldy Republic of Gamers laptop from Asus, I can say that the extra heft has been worth the ability to play the latest and greatest games over the past few years on the highest settings. But as difficult as my laptop is to lug around, I don?t think it even begins to compare with this monster. READ MORE: Every single one of the 36 new products Lenovo just unveiled On Wednesday at IFA 2015, Asus announced the latest addition to its ROG lineup: the GX700. It?s powered by an overclockable quad-core Skylake Intel K-series processor, features a 17-inch 4K display and comes with an additional unit to keep it all cool. Asus hasn?t released all the
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:15:38 -0400
Report: Some top baby monitors lack basic security features
NEW YORK (AP) ? Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity firm.
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:59:31 -0400
US will pay over $133 million to protect OPM data breach victims
Published: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:46:00 -0400
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'Like' it or not: 10 things Facebook changed in 10 years
Ten years ago Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg launched ?The Facebook? from his Harvard dorm. Since then, the site has gone on to redefine our lives online.
Published: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 15:10:58 GMT
Senate grills Target CFO on data breach
Target CFO John Mulligan faced a Senate judiciary committee on Tuesday to answer tough questions about last year's massive breach that involved 40 million credit cards.
Published: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 17:04:13 GMT
Democratic lawmakers want to bring Net neutrality back to life
Democrats in Congress have introduced a bill that would restore Net neutrality regulations, less than a month after a court decision struck them down. "It basically says, 'Remember the court decision from a couple of weeks ago?
Published: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 21:33:05 GMT
Some developers balk as Apple cracks down on apps that track user info
Apple is cracking down on apps that collect certain information about its users. While that might make privacy advocates happy, developers are less than thrilled.
Published: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 22:58:36 GMT
FBI: Give us your malware, your worms
The FBI has put out a request for experts in the cybersecurity industry to send in all the malware they can. In a solicitation published this week on fedbizopps.gov, the intelligence agency asks for "a rollup of sharable malware" for research purposes ? or so they say.
Published: Wed, 5 Feb 2014 00:11:05 GMT
Sexting stats: Half of adults' phones contain intimate content
Smartphone users are scandalous! A new study shows more than half of adults have sent or received ... ahem , intimate content on their mobile devices.
Published: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 22:14:18 GMT
AT&T slashes prices for some family plans
AT&T is the latest to cut prices in the wireless carrier wars. This time around, AT&T focused on family plans. The lower prices include 10 gigabytes of data per month, plus unlimited voice and texting.
Published: Mon, 3 Feb 2014 14:53:21 GMT