Netflix Now Aligns Itself With Hollywood, not Silicon Valley (Jan 23, 2019 23:11)
Netflix has left the Internet Association, a tech industry group, and joined the Motion...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Says Biometrics May Defeat Bots (Jan 23, 2019 23:10)
Trailrunner7 shares a report from Duo Security: From the beginning, Twitter's creators ...

Microsoft's Bing Search Engine Goes Offline In China (Jan 23, 2019 22:30)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from France 24: The Microsoft-run search engine Bin...

The Prime Challenges for Scout, Amazon’s New Delivery Robot (Jan 23, 2019 21:54)
The company's new six-wheeled delivery bot is built to ferry Prime packages.

Google and Facebook Backed an Event Denying Climate Change (Jan 23, 2019 21:45)
Three tech giants, including Microsoft, sponsored a libertarian conference that include...

Boeing’s Flying Taxi Prototype Takes to the Air (Briefly) (Jan 23, 2019 21:39)
The company is one of the partners in Uber's bid to fly the skies.

Motorizing An IKEA SKARSTA Table (Jan 23, 2019 21:00)
We’ve been told that standing at a desk is good for you, but unless you’re ...

Nest Cams Hijacked in the Name of PewDiePie and North Korea Pranks (Jan 23, 2019 20:38)
In separate incidents, hackers have used poor password hygiene to terrify Nest camera o...

Facebook Cracks Down on Networks of Fake Pages and Groups (Jan 23, 2019 19:35)
The social network announced a policy change to allow for removing entire groups of fra...

Color Sensor Demystified (Jan 23, 2019 19:30)
When [millerman4487] bought a TCS230-based color sensor, he was expecting a bit more do...

From 'Minding the Gap' to 'Hale County,' We're in a New Age of Documentaries (Jan 23, 2019 18:28)
This year's nominees push the format to its limits—or just apply a new framework entire...

Why Free Software Evangelist Richard Stallman is Haunted by Stalin's Dream (Jan 23, 2019 18:10)
Richard Stallman recently visited Mandya, a small town about 60 miles from Bengaluru, I...

Howto: Docker, Databases, and Dashboards to Deal with Your Data (Jan 23, 2019 18:01)
So you just got something like an Arduino or Raspberry Pi kit with a few sensors. Setti...

Scientists Reconstruct an Object by Photographing Its Shadow (Jan 23, 2019 18:00)
Taking a page from film noir spycraft, a team of researchers found a way to photograph ...

How Tim Cook’s Data Broker Registry Might Actually Work (Jan 23, 2019 17:25)
The Apple CEO wants to bring data brokers out of the shadows. Don't expect them to go q...

Hebei, a Northern Chinese Province, Unveils an App That Triggers a Notification When You're Near Someone in Debt (Jan 23, 2019 16:53)
China is gearing up to launch a social credit system in 2020, giving all citizens an id...

The Vectrex Projector We’ve Been Waiting For (Jan 23, 2019 16:30)
Unlike most old consoles, the Vectrex is unique for having a vector-based display. This...

The Short and Tragic Story of Life on the Moon (Jan 23, 2019 15:01)
The Moon is a desolate rock, completely incapable of harboring life as we know it. Desp...

The Sensible Math of Knocking Over Absurdly Large Dominoes (Jan 23, 2019 15:00)
Using a small domino to topple a taller one, you could in theory take down a domino the...

Watch Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Launch Its New Shepard Rocket (Jan 23, 2019 14:27)
On Tuesday, the Amazon founder's space company will send a rocket aloft carrying nine N...

The Water in Your Toilet Could Fight Climate Change One Day (Jan 23, 2019 14:00)
Researchers are beginning to explore how we might tweak wastewater treatment to capture...

Want to Boost LA's Transit Ridership? Try Making Women Feel Safer (Jan 23, 2019 14:00)
Way more men than women are taking LA's Expo line, and new research helps explain why.

Sonos Beam, Playbar, and Subs Are $200 Off Right Now (Jan 23, 2019 13:00)
Thanks to the Super Bowl, every Sonos TV speaker for your home theater is discounted ri...

Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It (Jan 23, 2019 12:00)
The all-seeing Amazon, Google, and Facebook have every incentive to help the national s...

Have Phones Become Boring? Well, They’re About to Get Weird (Jan 23, 2019 12:00)
Pop-out cameras! Foldable displays! Hole-punched notches! This year, phone-makers are s...

Adventures In Photopolymers With Ben Krasnow (Jan 23, 2019 12:00)
There is a technology that will allow you to add inks, resins, and paints to any flat s...

Supreme Court Won't Hear a Lawsuit Over Defamatory Yelp Reviews (Jan 23, 2019 10:00)
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case regarding whether Yelp is culpable f...

Crisp Clean Shortcuts (Jan 23, 2019 09:00)
People always tell us that their favorite part about using a computer is mashing out th...

Apple's Security Expert Joined the ACLU To Tackle 'Authoritarian Fever' (Jan 23, 2019 00:20)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Apple security expert Jon Callas,...

EU Privacy Law Snares Its First Tech Giant: Google (Jan 23, 2019 00:06)
The French data regulator fined Google $57 million for not properly gaining user permis...

Travel Back in Time With These Vintage Computers (Jan 22, 2019 23:43)
Today's svelte laptops, smartphones, and tablets may look nothing like the clunky machi...

US Will Seek Extradition of Huawei CFO From Canada (Jan 22, 2019 22:20)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The U.S. Justice Department said on T...

Feds Also Say That Oracle Underpaid Women and Minorities (Jan 22, 2019 21:49)
In a new filing, the US Department of Labor says Oracle underpaid women and minorities ...

'I Tried to Block Amazon From My Life. It Was Impossible.' (Jan 22, 2019 21:41)
Kashmir Hill, a reporter at Gizmodo, spent weeks trying to avoid and block Amazon -- an...

Google Gives Wikimedia Millions—Plus Machine Learning Tools (Jan 22, 2019 21:19)
When the tech giant helps Wikipedia, it’s also helping itself.

How can I use two-step verification in a mobile blackspot? (Jan 22, 2019 07:00)
I can’t access calls or texts and want to start protecting my email account from hacker...

Dutch Surgeon Wins Landmark 'Right To Be Forgotten' Case (Jan 22, 2019 02:20)
AmiMoJo shares a report from The Guardian: A Dutch surgeon formally disciplined for her...

Google Fined $57 Million By French Data Privacy Body For Failing To Comply With EU's GDPR Regulations (Jan 21, 2019 23:40)
schwit1 shares a report from VentureBeat: Google has been hit by a $57 million fine by ...

Russia Tries To Force Facebook, Twitter To Relocate Servers To Russia (Jan 21, 2019 23:00)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Russian government agency re...

We'll Likely See a Rise in Internet Blackouts in 2019 (Jan 21, 2019 20:11)
We'll likely see a rise in internet blackouts in 2019, for two reasons: countries delib...

Online Casino Group Leaks Information on 108 Million Bets, Including User Details (Jan 21, 2019 17:31)
An online casino group has leaked information on over 108 million bets, including detai...

Shutdown Hits Industries Nationwide (Jan 21, 2019 16:10)
The partial government shutdown is affecting a wide range of business and financial con...

A Large Number of Top Free VPN Apps Either Have Chinese Ownership or Are Based in China (Jan 21, 2019 14:15)
William Chalk, reporting for HackerNoon: After big names like Whatsapp, Snapchat, and F...

Largest collection ever of breached data found (Jan 17, 2019 17:31)
Store of 770m email addresses and passwords discovered after being put on hacking site ...

When free societies copy Russian media tactics, there’s only one winner | James Ball (Jan 9, 2019 16:00)
The Integrity Initiative debacle, in which this writer was named in leaked files, shows...

German data breach: agencies 'failing to take security seriously' (Jan 7, 2019 15:28)
Bavarian interior minister ‘astonished’ at handling of biggest data leak in German hist...

German politicians’ personal data leaked online (Jan 4, 2019 14:55)
Huge cache of documents published daily in December but came to light only on Thursday ...

Louis Theroux among those hit by Twitter hack exposing security flaw (Dec 28, 2018 15:35)
Cyber firm was able to post tweets on celebrities’ accounts without entering passwords ...

Hackers steal data on 1,000 North Korean defectors in South (Dec 28, 2018 08:03)
Personal details leaked through malware-infected computer, says South Korea The persona...

US and UK accuse China of sustained hacking campaign (Dec 21, 2018 02:07)
‘The tentacles of the campaign are vast,’ UK official says, as two Chinese nationals ch...

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