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Welcome to SpaceX City: The Ultimate Startup

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 07:05
How the private space industry will reinvent economics, exploration, and humanity.

UK Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Indicted in US

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 16:56
The indictment, filed on July 11 in Wisconsin District Court, says that 'Defendant Marcus Hutchins created the Kronos malware,' alongside another person.

Hackers Cash Out WannaCry Bitcoin Wallets

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 13:39
The hackers had amassed more than $144,000 worth of bitcoin in three accounts. But on Wednesday evening, they quickly emptied them.

Google Play Now Favoring 'High-Quality Apps'

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 13:39
A tweak to Google Play's ranking algorithm aims to help you find the best-performing apps, and avoid the crappy ones.

Huawei's Irrelevant Success

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:36
Just because a company is successful 'globally' doesn't mean it will be successful in the US.

Eye-Tracking Support Headed to Windows 10

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:36
The goal of Eye Control is to allow people to use as much of the functionality of Windows as possible, using just their eyes.

Lian Li's DK-05 Motorized Desk Fits 2 PCs Inside

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:36
The latest iteration of Lian Li's motorized desk continues to look stunning while fitting the components of two performance PCs inside.

Thieves Arrested After Stealing iPhones From Moving Truck

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 07:32
Five men have been arrested in the Netherlands for the theft of $590,000 worth of iPhones from a moving truck. The theft reads like a scene from Mission: Impossible.

iPhone Glitter Cases Recalled Due to Chemical Burn Risk

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 07:32
In total, some 263,000 glitter cases were sold across the US, with a further 11,400 in Canada, and 400 in Mexico. Please stop using them immediately.

Universal Music Sued for Piracy

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 07:32
Music publishers are usually the ones initiating piracy lawsuits, not on the receiving end of one. But Universal finds itself in that situation due to its use of fonts.

Facebook to Demote Slow-Loading Stories on News Feed

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:25
Facebook said this change should allow people to 'spend more time reading the stories they find relevant,' and less time waiting for them to load.

Skype Gets PayPal-Powered 'Send Money' Feature

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:15
You'll need to latest version of the Skype for iOS or Android to send money, but the recipient can be using any version of the app.

IBM Teases 330TB of Data in Palm-Sized Cartridge

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:15
The company has demonstrated the ability to record at an areal density of 201 gigabits per square inch (Gb/in2) on magnetic tape.

Microsoft Unveils Tiny New Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:07
Microsoft also introduced three fresh color options this week for its Xbox Wireless Controller: Green/Grey, 'Patrol Tech Special Edition,' and 'Volcano Shadow Special Edition.'

Best Buy Is Selling Samsung's 88-Inch Q9 TV for $20K

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:07
That's a lot of TV screen for a lot of cash. Want it Geek Squad-protected for five years? Add $2,099.99 to the price.

Unlimited Data Plans Blamed for Slower AT&T, Verizon Speeds

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:07
According to the latest data from OpenSignal, new unlimited data plans resulted in much greater demand and slower speeds.

iPhone Sales Pass 1.2B, Apple Watch Sales Up 50 Percent

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:07
Apple beat Wall Street's revenue forecasts and analyst share price expectations. It looks like the tri-buy of iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods made it happen.

Former Juniper CEO Wants to Help You Get Centered

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:07
Scott Kriens, the former CEO of Juniper Networks, recently opened 1440 Multiversity, where meditative types can get centered while advancing their careers.

Legendary Disney Animator Floyd Norman Is No Luddite

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:07
Floyd Norman was the first African-American animator at Disney in the 1950s, and at age 82, he's back for more. At SIGGRAPH, Norman reflected on his career and what's ahead.

Silicon Valley: Human Trafficking Bill 'Overly Broad'

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 16:13
The bill would update the Communications Decency Act to 'ensure that websites that knowingly facilitate sex trafficking can be held liable.'

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