Russian Spies Rush to Exploit the Latest Flash Zero Day and More Security News This Week

There’s nothing like a hefty security freakout to start the week, and the Key Reinstallation AttackWi-Fi vulnerability—you know it as Krack—announced on Monday fit the bill. The bug is in the ubiquitous WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol, so while it fortunately doesn’t impact every single device that exists, it does affect a significant portion of them. And […] Read more »

Famed Architect’s Lawsuit Against Google Just Got Much More Serious

Eli Attia alleges he wasn’t the only one mistreated by the search giant. A long-running lawsuit filed against Google by a prominent architect has just gotten much broader. Last week, the Superior Court of California granted a motion adding racketeering charges to the civil case being pursued against Google by Eli Attia, an expert in […] Read more »

How Uber is designing an app that works in more than 400 cities

Uber may have been the target of considerable (and deserved) flack for its new logo in February, but the rideshare company has bigger design challenges on its mind than simply rebranding. Uber wants to make transportation “as reliable as running water,” Ethan Eismann, Uber’s director of product design, said at the Semi Permanent design event in […] Read more »

Weekend Business Update: Mercari joins the unicorns, Snapchat data leaked, and more.

It’s the first weekend of March, and spring is around the corner. But if the weather where you live is anything like here in Amsterdam, you’re likely stuck inside hiding from freezing rain, sleet, or some other bothersome, moist form of precipitation. A perfect time to play catch up with the state of the tech […] Read more »

Facebook is down, go do something more fun while it recovers [Update: It’s back!]

Facebook is down for many users around the world, according to DownDetector.co.uk and reports on Twitter. It’s the second outage within a week for the social network, and many people are unable to log in and view those critical status messages, Pages and other updates. These problems don’t tend to last too long, but we’ve asked […] Read more »

RISC Networks Finds That IT Teams Require More Effective Data than…

Leader in Cloud and Data Center Analytics to demonstrate new Application Centric Visualization technology at AWS re:Invent 2015 in Las Vegas from October 6 – 9, 2015 (PRWeb September 24, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/09/prweb12979745.htm RSS-4 All articles Read more »

Everything Oculus announced today: $99 Gear VR, Touch release date, Minecraft, and more

It’s Oculus Connect keynote day, and the company had a lot of stuff to announce despite a claim that consumers shouldn’t get too excited about the event in Los Angeles. Here are all the big announcements: Samsung’s $ 99 Gear VR While Oculus is planning to release the amazing new Rift headset in Q1 2016, one […] Read more »

Google says its voice search system is now more accurate, especially in noisy places

If you’ve noticed Google doing a better job of understanding what you say using speech recognition on your smartphone lately, you’re not crazy. Google’s voice search has indeed become more accurate, thanks to advances in artificial intelligence, the tech company announced today. “Today, we’re happy to announce we built even better neural network acoustic models […] Read more »

New, Insanely High-Resolution Pluto Images Include More Color—and Weird “Snakeskin” Textures

A fresh batch of images straight from the New Horizons downlink give us just what we’ve been waiting for: color views of Pluto! Ridiculously high resolution detail! Strange new snakeskin textures! Plus a first look at how methane is involved in shaping these crazy ice landscapes. Read more… All articles Read more »

Microsoft adds more features to its cloud-hosted Team Foundation Service

ubuntu 9.10 cloud server cds Image by osde8info ubuntu 9.10 cloud server cds Microsoft adds more features to its cloud-hosted Team Foundation Service Microsoft first previewed plans for a cloud-based version of its Team Foundation Server — its source-control and software-development-project-tracking tool — a year ago. The company made available a technical preview of Team […] Read more »