Hasan R. Gangjee

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Citi Bike leaks private info of 1,174 customers by accident

A software glitch in the New York bicycle-sharing program has led to a breach of customers' names, contact information, credit card numbers and security codes, passwords, and birth dates.<p>Just before launching, the New York bicycle-sharing program Citi Bike accidentally leaked the private account …

Customers

The Biggest Data Thefts In Recent History [Infographic]

It's a big-data look at the loss of lots of big data. That's pretty big.<p>The internet is a giant vault where people store some of their most private information, trusting that the company holding on to it can keep it all safe. That's not always the case, as this infographic of data breaches in …

Spy Agencies Have Banned Lenovo Computers, Fearing Chinese Hardware Hacks

No Thinkpad for you, NSA employee. Update: The Australian Department of Defence has denied these claims.<p>Lenovo is either the world's biggest or second-biggest PC manufacturer, depending on who you ask (the other potential is HP), and certainly one of the best. But according to the Australian …

What Happens When You Fire An AK-47 Underwater [Video]

It's a science lesson masquerading as a slow-motion video!<p>The AK-47 is an iconic assault rifle, popular among revolutionaries and known for its rugged, reliable design. Thanks to the team at Smarter Every Day and The Slow Mo Guys, the AK-47 is also a way to learn about physics! Underwater, the …

Google visits reportedly represent nearly 25 percent of North American web traffic

Google's pretty popular here in North America, but one analytics firm is reporting some figures that might sound a bit too good to be true. DeepField, a company that focuses on analyzing web performance, is today claiming that Google broke a web record within the last month -- visits to the site …

Why the iPhone 6 is likely to come in three flavors instead of one

Rumors that Apple is looking to produce a larger smartphone gained more credence with a new report by the Wall Street Journal. It’s about time, since the iPhone’s four-inch screen is now dwarfed by other, popular options on the market.<p>But if Apple gives in to pressure to showcase a larger display, …

Flavors

Xbox One will record last five minutes of gameplay

Xbox One will allow users to capture the last five minutes of gameplay, Microsoft Studios creative director said during San Diego Comic-Con.<p>The recording system, also known as Project Upload, will allow users to grab footage both on or offline. While discussing the Xbox One version of <i>Killer</i> …

Atlus May Be Sold As Part Of Parent Company Bankruptcy Proceedings

Japanese developer and publisher, Atlus, may be headed to the auction block following parent company Index Corporation’s bankruptcy and ongoing investigations into fraud.<p>Index Corporation shares have plummeted 84% since the investigation was revealed in June. The company’s shares will be delisted …

Polio Vaccinators Face Deadly Risks In Pakistan

In regions where polio is endemic, anti-vaccination views are tied to politics.<p>Here's another twist on "vaccine safety." Over the past year, Pakistani villagers have been shooting healthcare workers that came to give them the polio vaccine.<p>Foreign Policy has the exact numbers. Up to 22 workers may …

Neither the HTC One Mini Or The Galaxy S4 Mini Are Worthy Of Being Called 'Mini'

In what world has a 4.3 inch screened smartphone earned the label ‘mini’? If manufacturers are going to go for ‘mini’ handsets then let’s go for truly pocketable smartphones without the cut down specifications.<p>This week’s announcement of the HTC One mini has again got me wondering if my desire for …

Twitter creator finally learns Facebook, suggests monthly fee

Biz Stone thinks he has a brilliant idea for Facebook that could help the social network bring in $1 billion in revenue per month.<p>Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is long gone working on secret new projects, and apparently the return to the creative process has inspired a must-share idea he thinks can …

Biz Stone

3D printing will explode in 2014, thanks to the expiration of key patents

Here’s what’s holding back 3D printing, the technology that’s supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently prevent competition in the market for the most advanced and functional 3D printers will expire, says Duann …

3D Printing