Imagine for a moment, that you are at the farmer’s market on a Saturday morning, getting your veggies and minding your own business. Suddenly, a creepy guy with a comb-over approaches you. “Hey, there. I bet you like long walks on the beach and stra
Writer Steve Cichon recently purchased a pile of soggy old newspapers from the '90s for $3. You know, just something you do on an average Saturday.
Just a year ago, a bitcoin was worth $13. And today, the same piece of digital currency is valued at more than $800 on popular online money exchanges. But Chris Dixon believes that’s still a serious bargain.
The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world that allows the United States to conduct surveillance on those machines and can also create a digital highway for launching cyberattacks.
"OK Google. Start my car and switch on the heating." This voice command would have ben useful to many of those affected by last week's icy blast in the US and Canada.
"I'll never agree! That's worse than being a slave in prison," Ella glared as she went out the door.
Apple announced today that its App Store sales hit a major milestone in 2013: over $10 billion in sales. Billion. With a B.
Two Internet security firms have reported that Yahoo's advertising servers have been distributing malware to hundreds of thousands of users over the last few days. The attack appears to be the work of malicious parties who have hijacked Yahoo's adver
30th Chaos Communication Congress Jacob Applebaum revealed the existence of an NSA software program known as DROPOUTJEEP which turns a user’s iPhone into a surveillance device for the government. (MUCH more in VIDEO)
AS IF G-men would tell us about state-sponsored badness, scoff AV firms
MindMeld analyzes your conversations and tries to offer helpful info from the Web. It’s a cool idea, but it doesn’t work as well as it needs to.
The NSA are in a lot of hot water now. Not only have we found out about the extent of their spying on the American public — including our World of Warcraft playing sessions —
A Chrome browser extension called Go Away Cameron, which can circumvent the "porn filters" being implemented by ISPs, has been launched. BT announced new customers would have porn filters automatically switched on when customers
There are scores of drawing apps for the iPad, ranging from full-featured artistic suites to kid-friendly offerings complete with skeuomorphic crayons and markers. Trace might be the only one built expressly for designers
One app dominating the top of the charts right now has devised a clever way to deliver important information you care about.
Riccardo G.’s profile on CouchSurfing.com, the website that partners intrepid wanderers with willing hosts, notes that he lives in the “best neighborhood to go out and have drinks,” .....
In a world where everyone is expected to learn to code, why wait until kids can read and type to start teaching computer science?
A hacker and security analyst has published details on his SkyJack software that he says is engineered to “autonomously seek out, hack,...
The Federal Trade Commission has settled with the producer of a flashlight Android mobile app after it was revealed that the company was supplying users cellphone locations to third parties .....
It looks like Microsoft will be closely linking all three of its consumer devices, Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox One, sometime in 2015 when it releases its next big Windows update, codenamed "Threshold."
The search giant says patents are rubbish. Yet it’s accumulating more of them than ever.
I have only recently began using Linux.
When your last smartphone started to get a little long in the tooth, you probably just bought a new one.
Touch is one of our most primal senses, a way to tangibly interact and receive data about our surroundings.
Watson is dead. IBM’s Jeopardy-winning computer, whose calculations resided on a custom-built bank of servers roughly the size of a master bedroom, is no more.
GammaPix just got a test run at the catastrophe simulation site Disaster City.
Drones have always been cool, but using them can sometimes be a headache, not to mention unrewarding in terms of video quality and range of distance.
Steve Jobs is gone. But, thanks to the wonders of the internet, you can easily return to the days when he so forcefully pushed the world towards the future.
Nature and driving don't always get along, as anybody who has experienced driving through snow, sleet, fog or just the plain ol' dark can attest to.
Strangest of all was the ability of infected machines to transmit small amounts of network data with other infected machines even when their power cords and Ethernet cables were unplugged and their Wi-Fi and Bluetooth cards were removed.