Mitchell Egan

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Ranking the 10 Most Thrilling Cup Races in NASCAR History

Every longtime NASCAR fan has that one race that stands out and gives them goosebumps. That one race that they bore witness to that they intend to tell their grandchildren about with a smile as they recall those moments when every fan watching the race wasn't sitting down at all.<p>My personal …

It’s time Google came to grips with how it enables the surveillance state

Google portrays itself as the sort of responsible internet giant that pushes back against intrusive federal requests for user data and is not a collaborator in the US government’s program to eavesdrop on the internet traffic of pretty much the entire world. But merely by providing ever more ways to …

The coating that makes iPhones touch sensitive is running out

No, iPhone screens are not magic. They are coated in a transparent material called indium tin oxide that senses when a finger makes contact.<p>ITO comes …

Hacking Insulin Pumps And Other Medical Devices From Black Hat

One of the briefings at Black Hat this year was a session on how vulnerable medical devices are to cyber attack, given by Jay Radcliff. This was part of our company’s coverage of Black Hat and Defcon highlights sent via social media. Although the actual demonstration of an insulin pump being …

Why PlayStation 4 Still Has The Edge Over Xbox One When It Comes To Indie Games

Adam Boyes has a fascinating job.<p>Working in “developer relations” at Sony may not sound particularly glamorous, but Boyes heads up the team behind Sony’s indie self-publishing effort: Pub Fund.<p>Boyes and his team have a singular goal: to find great indie games and game developers and bring their …