Taming Things leaky, sneaky, or creepy
Princeton boffins have taken a small step towards defending consumer-level IoT users from snooping, with what they call the IoT Inspector project.…
Firmware updates pushed out to up to 400,000 subscribers
A security vulnerability has been found in Brit broadband biz Hyperoptic's home routers that exposes tens of thousands of its subscribers to hackers.…
The 30-year-old mother of two won four gold medals at the 1948 Olympics, the best performance of any athlete at that year's Games.
It's pretty hard to imagine your body as a collection of cells. Even harder to imagine those cells moving. Now you don't have to!
Six Bitcoiners cuffed for electricity heist
Chinese media is reporting the seizure of 600 Bitcoin miners in the northern municipality of Tianjin, on the grounds of electricity theft.…
In 53 quadrillion miles, take the next exit right at V354 Cephei
The European Space Agency (ESA) has emitted a huge dump of data from its Gaia mission to 3D map the Milky Way.…
A study of 2.7 billion tweets found that echo chambers do exist on Twitter, and you're more likely to be retweeted if you pick a side!
Cubeyou denies that data collected through quizzes on the social media site was misused for marketing.
How many letters in AMD? Wow, what a coincidence. Same number of quarters of straight sales growth
AMD CEO Lisa Su was in ebullient form on Wednesday when her company reported better-than-expected growth in the first quarter of 2018, and forecast a strong year for the chip design firm.…
Let's take a peek at your cosmic Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria
Students and eggheads are designing a futuristic spaceship from an empty asteroid shell capable of housing astronaut crews as they slowly move between stars on trips that could last hundreds of years.…
Plus: Xen admins – you need to get patching your patches, too
If you're not up-to-date with your Intel CPU Meltdown patches for Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2, get busy with that, because exploit code for Microsoft's own-goal flaw is available.…
Let us pour you some of this CloudSpin juice, upstart says
Secondary storage hyperconverger Cohesity has extended its on-premises appliance products range with software now running in AWS and Azure, and able to spin up backed-up VMs direct in the two cloudy places.…
Despite reporting record profits, Samsung says it's seeing the effects of a "sluggish" smartphone market. Which could mean more promotions for the Galaxy S9.
Google, LinkedIn, AirBNB and Microsoft join Facebook at a conference on abuse of online services in explaining how they use algorithms to fight fraud.
The government is using surveillance cameras, facial recognition and smart glasses to score people on social behavior, which can lead to punishment.
Commentary: Paul Marcarelli, best known as Verizon's "Can You Hear Me Now?" pitchman, says American companies make employees feel dispensable.
Punters less amused by inbox-clearing glitch
A gremlin within the spam filters in Microsoft's Office 365 today caused the cloud-based service to toss all incoming emails into the junk folder.…
West makes his bromance with the president official on Twitter -- and even manages to rope in Silicon Valley. But is he really losing Twitter followers?
Lightroom profiles offer new color editing and styling options, and now you can create your own profiles for the photo editing and cataloging software.
Ten years ago, the first Iron Man film opened with an un-ironic MySpace reference. Oh, how times have changed.