If an API or feature needs the web, it needs HTTPS under Mozilla's new plan
Mozilla has decided to further locking down the Internet with the announcement that developers can only access new Firefox features from what it calls “secure contexts”.…
Microcode mitigation triggers system wobbles, penguinistas warn
Techies are scratching their heads after Red Hat pulled a CPU microcode update that was supposed to mitigate variant two of the Spectre design flaw in Intel and AMD processors.…
Video site is working to combat what health officials describe as a spike in teens purposely ingesting laundry detergent packets.
Court sentencing tool under the microscope
Software that predicts how likely a criminal will reoffend – and is used by the courts to mete out punishments – is about as smart as a layperson off the street.…
And sent them mostly to South Korea, naturally
North Korea's black hats launched at least six extensive malware campaigns mostly against South Korean targets during 2017.…
Beer money channels that made under $100 a year are also out of the Partner Program
YouTube’s changed its rules to exclude low-traffic channels from its Partner Program, the scheme that sees it share ad revenue with video-makers.…
Some confessions, but 'watch this space' is the more common reaction - when there is one
Vendors of industrial systems have joined the long list of vendors responding responses to the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities.…
Labo will turn Switch controllers into a piano, a fishing rod, a motorbike or even a robot suit.
Says probe doesn't impact wireless lines, leaving about a gazillion other products in play
Broadcom has confirmed it's under investigation by the United States' Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over antitrust issues, but doesn't believe that's going to affect its business.…
Switchzilla has fixes for appliances, voice portal, Nexus switch OS
Cisco admins, it's your weekly patch notice.…
Commentary: In an interview with ABC News, Apple's CEO concedes the company could have been clearer in communicating what it was doing to their phones.
BTC plunge, er, sorry, market correction leaves faithful shaken but not deterred
Amid a cryptocurrency price correction that has seen the price of Bitcoin drop by half from its mid-December peak, UK-based cyber-cash lending and exchange biz BitConnect said it is shutting down.…
It's an image-recognition thing
Google today tore the covers off something called Cloud AutoML, a new service that's part of its "mission to democratize AI."…
Nintendo is taking a DIY approach with Labo, which lets you create paper-craft "toy-cons." Clever.
It's been a busy few weeks on the net neutrality battleground. Here's a refresher on where things stand in the form of an FAQ.
The untitled show is just one of three projects Apple has ordered from Reese Witherspoon's production company.
Triumphant Trump touts terrific tax tactic
Apple announced today it will start to repatriate back to America some of the massive profits it accumulated outside the USA – and will use the cash to Make America Great Again.…
Samsung's latest phone promotion includes a free pair of wireless headphones.
Windows were smashed on five commuter shuttles in suspected pellet gun attacks, according to an Apple memo seen by the Guardian.
Facebook, Google and Twitter explain during a Senate committee hearing what they're doing to stop propaganda from spreading during the midterm elections.