A $1 billion 'ghost city' is planned for testing IoT, driverless cars

A $1 billion 'ghost city' is planned for testing IoT, driverless cars

The "ghost city" of New Mexico known as CITE will give the drones, driverless cars, and other applications of the Internet of Things a safe place to test.

02/16/2016

Hacking Slack to keep your house in order

Hacking Slack to keep your house in order

A few hacks to integrate Slack with Find My iPhone for iOS, Google Calendar, and other apps to organize your personal life.

02/11/2016

U.S. intelligence chief touts IoT as a spying opportunity

U.S. intelligence chief touts IoT as a spying opportunity

U.S. director of national intelligence James Clapper recently acknowledged that government surveillance can use the Internet of Things (IoT) for spying.

02/10/2016

Netflix tags in PayPal to cut off VPN users, but will it work?

Netflix tags in PayPal to cut off VPN users, but will it work?

PayPal reportedly announced that it will stop processing payments to VPN services, which many use to access Netflix movies and TV shows that are blocked in their region as a result of copyright restrictions.

02/09/2016

3D printing to make NFL debut at Super Bowl 50

3D printing to make NFL debut at Super Bowl 50

Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis is using a 3D-printed sleeve to protect his surgically repaired broken arm so he can play in Super Bowl 50 against the Denver Broncos.

02/05/2016

How Comcast will roll out gigabit-speed broadband in 2016

How Comcast will roll out gigabit-speed broadband in 2016

Comcast announced it successfully tested a modem based on the DOCSIS 3.1 standard, which will enable it to boost its service to as much as 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps).

12/22/2015

Bernie Sanders campaign claims DNC voter data was leaked multiple times

Bernie Sanders campaign claims DNC voter data was leaked multiple times

The Bernie Sanders presidential campaign fired a staffer for improperly accessing data on Hillary Clinton's campaign. However, while serving a suspension from the DNC, the Sanders campaign has pointed to security failures with...

12/18/2015

As AT&T falls behind T-Mobile in streaming, an executive blames net neutrality

As AT&T falls behind T-Mobile in streaming, an executive blames net neutrality

An AT&T executive says the FCC's net neutrality rules have forced the company to shelve products, as its competitors like T-Mobile and Comcast push forward with products that might violate the FCC's rules.

12/03/2015

How ISIS could use video games, messaging apps to evade surveillance

How ISIS could use video games, messaging apps to evade surveillance

A new report explains how ISIS terrorists use PlayStation 4 and encrypted messaging apps like WhatsApp, Kik, and Telegram to coordinate attacks without being detected by government surveillance.

11/16/2015

What does Donald Trump have to say about technology? Not much

What does Donald Trump have to say about technology? Not much

From H-1B visas to NSA spying to China's hacking, here are Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump's positions, policies, and comments on technology matters.

11/04/2015

Lyft's CTO accused of hacking Uber

Lyft's CTO accused of hacking Uber

Uber is seeking information on an IP address involved in a hack that stole drivers' information, and Reuters reports that some believe it belongs to Lyft's CTO.

10/08/2015

Fiber bandits: FBI hunting serial fiber-cutting vandals in California

Fiber bandits: FBI hunting serial fiber-cutting vandals in California

AT&T is offering a $250,000 reward to aid the FBI's hunt for whoever keeps cutting fiber lines and knocking out internet service in the San Francisco region. Some have speculated that it is terrorist-related activity.

09/17/2015

Steve Ballmer might be dipping his toes back into tech

Steve Ballmer might be dipping his toes back into tech

Former Microsoft CEO and current Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is reportedly weighing an over-the-top streaming video service for NBA games.

08/28/2015

Are wearables dead? This report says consumer interest is declining fast

Are wearables dead? This report says consumer interest is declining fast

A new report says consumer interest in wearables like the Apple Watch and Fitbit has dropped consistently this year.

08/27/2015

Smart refrigerator hack exposes Gmail login credentials

Smart refrigerator hack exposes Gmail login credentials

A Samsung smart refrigerator designed to integrate Gmail Calendar information has a vulnerability that could allow hackers to steal Gmail user names and passwords.

08/26/2015

Comcast planning nationwide gigabit broadband in 2 years. What will it cost?

Comcast planning nationwide gigabit broadband in 2 years. What will it cost?

Comcast is planning a gigabit broadband network based on the DOCSIS 3.1 standard. But the question is,

08/25/2015

Facebook axes a future intern for exposing a privacy flaw

Facebook axes a future intern for exposing a privacy flaw

After drawing attention to a long-standing privacy flaw with Facebook's Messenger app, a Harvard student lost his internship offer from the company.

08/13/2015

How to watch football: A guide to streaming the 2015 NFL, college football season

How to watch football: A guide to streaming the 2015 NFL, college football season

Tips for cord cutters on how to stream NFL games and college football games, as well as information on services like NFL RedZone, NFL Sunday Ticket, and NFL Game Pass.

08/10/2015

Guy who shot down drone actually makes a good point

Guy who shot down drone actually makes a good point

A Kentucky man who shot down a drone that was hovering over his property points out both the need to fix the problem and what will happen if no one does.

07/30/2015

Yes! Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' suspension has a tech angle!

Yes! Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' suspension has a tech angle!

Tom Brady's recent 'Deflategate' suspension set off a course of events that has had a ripple effect on Samsung and Apple, after Brady revealed that he switched to an iPhone 6 after destroying his Samsung device.

07/29/2015

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