Marcus Hutchins' Code Used In Malware May Have Come From GitHub (Aug 19, 2017 15:34)
troublemaker_23 quotes ITWire: A security researcher says code has been discovered that...

US State Department Suffers Worldwide Email Outage (Aug 19, 2017 14:34)
An anonymous reader quotes USA Today: The U.S. State Department's email system underwen...

Logic Gates Under (Air) Pressure (Aug 19, 2017 14:00)
We’ve always been fascinated at the number of ways logic gates can spring into be...

Would It Be Better If Men Couldn't Vote? (Aug 19, 2017 13:00)
John Kessel's latest novel imagines a world where men are given everything—except suffr...

Charlottesville, HBO Hacks, and More Security News This Week (Aug 19, 2017 13:00)
Charlottesville, HBO hacks, and more of the week's top security news.

Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Power Electric Cars of the Future (Aug 19, 2017 12:00)
With car manufacturers and technology companies making more battery-powered devices, li...

Bang & Olufsen's Beosound Shape Speakers Create a Beautiful Wall of Sound (Aug 19, 2017 12:00)
The BeoSound Shape is assembled from three flavors of hexagonal tiles, all of them cove...

Project Kino: Robotic Jewelry And Tech Accessory (Aug 19, 2017 11:00)
Researchers from MIT and Stanford are taking the ‘person’ in ‘persona...

"Change is Good" Book Excerpt: WIRED Cofounder Louis Rossetto’s New Novel Parties Like It’s 1998 (Aug 19, 2017 11:00)
WIRED cofounder Louis Rossetto has written a novel that captures the optimism, greed, f...

Trump Administration Elevates US Cyber Command (Aug 19, 2017 11:00)
By elevating Cyber Command, the Trump administration signals just how important cyber w...

Space Photos of the Week: Neighboring Galaxies Got a Star Factory Going (Aug 19, 2017 11:00)
A jellyfish galaxy with a supermassive black hole, Jupiter's many clouds, and stunning ...

Yes, Expose the Neo-Nazis. Then Recruit Them Back to Humanity (Aug 19, 2017 11:00)
Opinion: White supremacists should be stopped with education, not doxxing.

Bacteria May Rig Their DNA to Speed Up Evolution (Aug 19, 2017 11:00)
If DNA repair makes useful mutations more likely, it could accelerate cells’ adaptation...

The Solar Eclipse Is Coming—Here's Exactly When It'll Happen (Aug 19, 2017 11:00)
In advance of next week's solar eclipse, Stephen Wolfram explains how many millennia of...

Fresh-Pressed Clothes Courtesy of TEO, the Iron Man (Aug 19, 2017 08:00)
As with many tasks, robots may soon be ironing our clothes for us before we leave for w...

Google and ProPublica Team Up To Build a National Hate Crime Database (Aug 19, 2017 07:00)
In partnership with ProPublica, Google News Lab is launching a new tool to track hate c...

It’s an Angle Grinder! No, it’s a Floor Sander! (Aug 19, 2017 05:00)
Faced with the potentially arduous task of sanding a wood floor, what would you do? Hir...

How Hackers Can Use Pop Songs To 'Watch' You (Aug 19, 2017 03:30)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Fast Company: Forget your classic listening de...

PiCorder: Raspberry Pi Stands in for Stone Knives and Bearskins (Aug 19, 2017 02:00)
In a classic episode of Star Trek, Spock attempts to get data from a tricorder while st...

Gadget Lab Podcast: Essential Wants to Get Into Your Pocket—and Your Smart Home (Aug 18, 2017 23:21)
This week's podcast is all about the Essential Android phone.

Apple’s Secure Enclave Processor (SEP) Firmware Decrypted (Aug 18, 2017 23:01)
The decryption key for Apple’s Secure Enclave Processor (SEP) firmware Posted Onl...

Google Explains Why It Banned the App For Gab, a Right-Wing Twitter Rival (Aug 18, 2017 22:40)
AmiMoJo shares a report from Ars Technica: When right-wing trolls and outright racists ...

Info on 1.8M Chicago Voters Was Publicly Accessible, But Now Removed From Cloud Service (Aug 18, 2017 21:00)
A file containing the names, addresses, dates of birth and other information about Chic...

Live Stream to YouTube by Pointing a Box and Pressing a Button (Aug 18, 2017 20:01)
YouTube has the ability to do live streaming, but [Tinkernut] felt that the process cou...

Explore the Moon Using Augmented Reality (Aug 18, 2017 19:17)
The sun's getting a lot of the spotlight these days. It's time to give the moon its due.

Does the Star Wars Franchise Really Need an Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie? (Aug 18, 2017 17:45)
The next Star Wars anthology movie will reportedly focus on Obi-Wan Kenobi. That's cool...

Guntherwerks Revamps Porsche 993s for Just $525,000 (Aug 18, 2017 17:15)
A full revamp of a beloved car, from the engine to the headlights.

What a Solar Eclipse Taught Me About Love (Aug 18, 2017 16:00)
Before social media, moments experienced collectively were very different—and maybe eve...

E-Commerce To Evolve Next Month As Amazon Loses the 1-Click Patent (Aug 18, 2017 16:00)
An anonymous reader shares an article: Next month e-commerce will change forever thanks...

Breaking Down the HBO Hacks: From Game of Thrones To a Twitter Takeover (Aug 18, 2017 15:46)
Four separate security incidents, including _Game of Thrones_ leaks, have turned HBO's ...

Kit Kat Accused of Copying Atari Game Breakout (Aug 18, 2017 15:20)
An anonymous reader shares a report: Kit Kat's maker Nestle has been accused of copying...

This Lumbering Self-Driving Truck Is Designed to Get Hit (Aug 18, 2017 15:00)
Autonomous vehicles will saves lives by avoiding crashes—except this one.

Flying Deloreans, the Electric Nikola Zero, and the Rest of This Week’s Car News (Aug 18, 2017 15:00)
A new breed of DeLorean, off-roaders go electric, and autonomous vehicles take to highw...

The Robots Will Be Soft and Cuddly and Heal Their Own Wounds (Aug 18, 2017 14:00)
Belgian researchers built a soft, squishy robot that can heal itself with just a bit of...

White Supremacy Isn't a Philosophy, It's a Filter (Aug 18, 2017 13:00)
To view the world through a supremacist lens is to live in the complicity of false equi...

iOS 11 Has a Feature To Temporarily Disable Touch ID (Aug 18, 2017 10:00)
A new feature baked into iOS 11 lets you quickly disable Touch ID, which could come in ...

Ukraine Hacker Cooperating With FBI In Russia Probe, Says Report (Aug 18, 2017 00:05)
schwit1 shares a report from The Hill: A hacker in Ukraine who goes by the online alias...

Motorola Patents a Display That Can Heal Its Own Cracked Screen With Heat (Aug 17, 2017 23:20)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: A patent published today explains h...

Hacker Claims To Have Decrypted Apple's Secure Enclave Processor Firmware (Aug 17, 2017 22:00)
According to iClarified, a hacker by name of "xerub" has posted the decryption key for ...

Judge Dismisses AT&T's Attempt To Stall Google Fiber Construction In Louisville (Aug 17, 2017 21:20)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: AT&T has lost a court case i...

We Print 50 Trillion Pages a Year, and Xerox Is Betting That Continues (Aug 17, 2017 20:24)
An anonymous reader shares a report: For most of its 111-year history, Xerox has been k...

Thai Activist Jailed For the Crime of Sharing an Article on Facebook (Aug 17, 2017 14:40)
An anonymous reader shares a report: Thai activist Jatuphat "Pai" Boonpattaraksa was se...

Game of Thrones secrets revealed as HBO Twitter accounts hacked (Aug 17, 2017 11:36)
After initial hack and ransom request, TV network suffers separate breach of social med...

Daily Stormer jumps to dark web while Reddit and Facebook ban hate groups (Aug 16, 2017 09:55)
Action by technology companies and hacking group Anonymous removes neo-Nazi site from o...

Scottish parliament hit by cyber-attack similar to Westminster assault (Aug 15, 2017 18:07)
MSPs and Holyrood staff warned hackers trying to access numerous email accounts in ongo...

Message showing apparent hack appears on Neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer (Aug 14, 2017 13:51)
Twitter account linked to the Anonymous network of hackers says apparent hack might be ...

HBO: hackers leak unaired Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure episodes (Aug 14, 2017 09:22)
HBO says it doesn’t want to feed hacker’s desire for publicity, but experts say network...

New law could criminalise uncovering personal data abuses, advocate warns (Aug 14, 2017 06:00)
Data protection bill would cripple researchers uncovering abuses of personal data while...

Rise of the robocar: are connected cars safer, or a target for hackers? (Aug 13, 2017 11:00)
It’s predicted that 200m connected cars will be on the roads by 2020, but there’s a ris...

Hacking a computer using DNA is now a reality, researchers claim (Aug 11, 2017 12:35)
Sci-fi becomes reality as University of Washington lab uses strands of DNA to hack into...

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