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Ex-Google engineer files complaint over firing...
USA Today | 2017-08-08 22:54 UTC
James Damore has filed a National Labor Relations Board complaint against the company over his firing.
By rjx32 on 2017-08-09 00:11 UTC
VPN Provider Accused of Sharing Customer Traffic With Online Advertisers...
Bleeping Computer | 2017-08-08 13:15 UTC
On Monday, the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) a US-based privacy group has filed a complaint with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) accusing one of today's largest VPN providers of deceptive trade practices. [...]
By ceres on 2017-08-08 19:06 UTC
Blu phones are back on Amazon after 'false alarm' over data slurping...
The Inquirer | 2017-08-07 09:37 UTC
Firm says any data collected is 'standard for OTA functionality'
By viper1 on 2017-08-07 13:50 UTC
In the market for a cheap phone?...
CNET | 2017-08-05 12:00 UTC
CNETs Marguerite Reardon helps a reader on a budget search for a phone thats light on the wallet.
By viper1 on 2017-08-05 14:19 UTC
Biological Teleporter Could Transmit Life to Other Planets...
ExtremeTech | 2017-08-03 15:00 UTC
Synthetic Genomics was able to create the H7N9 flu virus from data samples in two days without ever seeing the real virus. The team at Synthetic Genomics believes its machine will be able to produce unequivocally living organisms soon.
By viper1 on 2017-08-03 16:36 UTC
Your Web History Can Be Traced Even After Anonymity, According To Researchers...
Fossbytes | 2017-08-03 15:06 UTC
Short Bytes:A team of German researchers shared that anindividual’s secret web history and habit can be traced. Surprisingly, even after it goes under anonymity, it can be revealed. Security experts Svea Eckert and Andreas Dewes did their research w
By viper1 on 2017-08-03 16:31 UTC
YouTube star gives us a look at RED's mysterious holographic phone...
Mashable | 2017-08-03 15:14 UTC
The world's first smartphone with a supposed "holographic display" — the RED Hydrogen — is no longer a mystery. YouTube star Marques Brownlee, better known by his fans as MKBHD, published a video on Wednesday giving us a closer first look at the phone's design. And, well, let's just say it's no
By viper1 on 2017-08-03 16:29 UTC
Need a new password? Don't choose one of these 306 million...
Engadget | 2017-08-03 15:20 UTC
Troy Hunt, the security expert behind Have I Been Pwned (HIBP), has released 306 million previously-pwned passwords in a bid to help individuals and companies ramp up their online security. The passwords have been mined from dozens of data breaches,...
By viper1 on 2017-08-03 16:24 UTC
Malicious content delivered over SSL/TLS has more than doubled in six months...
Help Net Security | 2017-08-03 16:17 UTC
Threats using SSL encryption are on the rise. An average of 60 percent of the transactions in the Zscaler cloud have been delivered over SSL/TLS. Researchers also found that the Zscaler cloud saw an average of 8.4 million SSL/TLS-based security blocks per
By viper1 on 2017-08-03 16:23 UTC
'Bitcoin cash' potential limited, but a catalyst could be looming for it to take off, experts say...
CNBC | 2017-08-03 08:24 UTC
'Bitcoin cash' hit a high of just over $727 on Wednesday before more than halving to just over $310 in the space of a few hours.
By ceres on 2017-08-03 16:02 UTC
Bitcoin Cash Soars to $700, Coinbase Customers Threaten to Sue...
Fortune | 2017-08-02 14:18 UTC
Crazy timeseven for bitcoin.
By ceres on 2017-08-03 16:01 UTC
I made my own portable phone charger, and I didn’t electrocute myself...
The Verge | 2017-08-03 14:01 UTC
My portable charger is probably the most useful piece of technology I carry with me, other than my phone. I am terrible about remembering to charge my phone until Im stuck on a delayed subway at...
By ceres on 2017-08-03 15:57 UTC
Facebook will use machine learning to fight fake news...
CNET | 2017-08-03 14:26 UTC
The move is an expansion of a program Facebook started in April to add more context to trending stories on the network.
By ceres on 2017-08-03 15:56 UTC
Google now permits Android apps that facilitate gambling with real money...
BetaNews | 2017-08-03 14:26 UTC
Google has relaxed its rules surrounding real-money gambling apps in Google Play -- in some countries, at least. There has been a ban on apps and games that allow users to gamble with real money since 2013, but that has now changed. While there was previo
By ceres on 2017-08-03 15:55 UTC
Crunch Report | Reddit Now Valued at $1.8 Billion...
TechCrunch | 2017-08-01 03:00 UTC
Niantic postpones its European Pokmon GO Event, Discovery Communications acquires Scripps Networks for $14.6 billion, Game of Thrones materials getting..
By djanssen on 2017-08-01 04:50 UTC
Is Bitcoin about to split? 4 possible scenarios...
The Next Web | 2017-07-31 13:00 UTC
Bitcoin as we know it might never be the same again from August 1 as the possibilities of fork become more pronounced than ever before. The hottest news in the cryptocurrency industry right now is that the Bitcoin blockchain will be split into two. A grou
By viper1 on 2017-07-31 13:45 UTC
Goodbye, iPhone: My new $180 Android is good enough...
CNET | 2017-07-30 12:15 UTC
Could a model that's less than one-fourth the price of an iPhone possibly deliver the same mobile experience? I decided to find out.
By kynast on 2017-07-31 03:16 UTC
Roku beats Google, Amazon and Apple with streaming users...
CNET | 2017-07-26 16:43 UTC
The little company slays tech giants with more 38 million streaming device users in 2017.
By ceres on 2017-07-26 17:10 UTC
TSA requires separate screening of devices larger than a phone...
Engadget | 2017-07-26 16:44 UTC
We've been hearing for months that the TSA might increase domestic airport security measures this summer (they've already done so for international flights coming into the US), and now those procedures are here. The TSA is requiring "travel
By ceres on 2017-07-26 17:10 UTC
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