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EA publishes all-encompassing Star Wars Battlefront 2 trailer, PC system requirements

Electronic Arts on Tuesday published an all-encompassing trailer for Star Wars Battlefront 2. Narrated by John Boyega (the actor who played Finn in …

Graphics Cards

Intel Loihi mimics human brain function for self-learning

What seems like it should be straight out of a science fiction movie is actually found inside Intel's laboratories. In a partnership with the …

Humanity

WhatsApp gets blocked by China's government

No matter how much China already restricts citizens’ online activities, the country is constantly introducing new ways to monitor and control its …

China

iPhone 8 Plus costs more to make than any previous version of Apple's smartphone

Apple’s new iPhone 8 Plus carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that’s higher than any previous version of the iPhone according to a preliminary …

IPhone 8

Opera Developer

Once the bugs have been ironed out, the features are released as stable, and once every few weeks the streams are all refreshed. You can follow all …

Software

Equifax CEO Richard Smith resigns following major data breach

In the wake of Equifax's devastating security breach, which affected over 143 million US citizens, the company's CEO, Richard Smith, has announced …

Equifax

Opinion: Microsoft takes computing to the extremes

Sometimes, context and comparison can really make a difference. At the company’s combined Envision and Ignite events in Orlando this week for both …

Microsoft

Ataribox will run Linux on custom AMD processor and Radeon graphics

Atari over the summer teased its upcoming Ataribox, a retro-inspired console that some believed would compete with other nostalgia-inducing offerings …

Atari

Head of activist group charged with terrorist offense for not revealing device passwords

The contentious issue of customs officials and authorities demanding to search travelers’ digital devices isn’t one limited to the US. It’s something …

Terrorism

Broadcom is about to make GPS a lot more accurate

Navigating unfamiliar areas used to require pulling out the atlas or picking up a new map, and for some operating a GPS is still a laborious task …

Broadcom

Cyberattack on accounting giant Deloitte exposes sensitive customer data

It’s been revealed that yet another major company was the victim of a cybersecurity breach. In the wake of the Equifax incident that affected 143 …

Cybersecurity

Which tech company acquisition was the biggest by dollar amount?

It may not be the most recognizable deal, but Dell's acquisition of enterprise storage company EMC for $67 billion in cash and stock stands as …

Startups

Hundreds of law professors sent a letter urging senators to uphold your right to sue Equifax

If you've ever pressed yes and agreed to a company's lengthy list of terms and conditions without actually reading them, and let's face it, who …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Showtime websites were secretly using visitors' CPUs to mine cryptocurrency

Earlier this month, The Pirate Bay was heavily criticized for using a hidden in-browser cryptocurrency miner on its pages that used visitors’ CPUs to …

Cryptocurrency

iPhone 8 rear glass assessed in SquareTrade breakability test

Apple on Friday launched the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, smartphones with modest improvements that are largely defined by their new glass back (to …

IPhone 8

Twitter says it won't remove Trump's provocative tweets because they are newsworthy

Back in December, Twitter said that it would ban Donald Trump if he broke the rules that prohibit violent threats, harassment, or hateful conduct. …

North Korea

Upgrade My PC Please! Episode 4: FX-6300 Owners Club

<b>Welcome to Episode 4 of Upgrade My PC Please!</b><p>First things first, last week's episode we had you voting for five PCs in need of upgrades and you voted …

Ryzen

Some Mac users at risk of password theft after 0-day vulnerability discovered

A vulnerability in High Sierra and previous versions of macOS has been discovered that allows hackers to steal passwords in plaintext from the …

Information Security

Netflix is offering its mobile encoding technology to airlines for improved in-flight Wi-Fi

Speedy Internet connections aren’t yet synonymous with airline Wi-Fi but that may soon change.<p>Netflix at the Apex Expo on Monday announced a new …

Wi-Fi

Facebook and Microsoft complete work on 160-terabits-per-second subsea data cable

Facebook and Microsoft said in mid-2016 that they were joining forces to build a massive undersea data cable that’d stretch clean across the …

Internet

Sony is giving away four replica Platinum Trophies to top 'completionists'

PlayStation's platinum trophies are among the most coveted as they require a player earn every trophy in a game to obtain. Collecting platinum takes …

Call of Duty: WWII

Glorious Modular Mechanical Gaming Keyboard now available for pre-order

Settling on the perfect mechanical keyboard is no easy task given the myriad of switch brands and types to choose from. It’s a pain point that …

PC Gaming

Apple is replacing Bing with Google for Siri's search on macOS and iOS

Microsoft's search engine, Bing has been Apple's default choice for both Siri (on iOS devices) and Spotlight (on macOS) search results for quite some …

iOS

Instagram now has 800 million monthly active users, 500 million daily users

Instagram has added another 100 million monthly users in just five months, pushing its total user base from 700 million monthly users in April to 800 …

Monthly Active Users

Get a lifetime of Sticky Password Premium for 80% off

The web can be a dangerous place, and one password is <i>not</i> how your protect all your online accounts. This is why password managers have surged in …

Security

Levi's $350 'smart jacket' goes on sale in the coming days

Levi Strauss & Co. announced in mid-2016 that it was working with Google to develop a connected “smart jacket.” Codenamed Project Jacquard, the …

Clothing

Microsoft 365 Education and F1 subscriptions announced alongside new Windows 10 S devices

Microsoft on Monday at its Ignite conference expanded its Microsoft 365 family with the introduction of new variants for schools and firstline …

Microsoft

Shadow of War director defends its microtransactions

Last month’s news that the hotly anticipated Middle-Earth: Shadow of War would be yet another game to contain single-player microtransactions came as …

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Whitehouse.com once brought visitors to a site that hosted...

Launched in May 1997, Whitehouse.com originally hosted 'uncensored discussion of government policies' but later began adding adult content in …

U.S. Government

FICO wants to look at cryptocurrency transactions to help prevent fraud

In a filing with the US Patent and Trademark Office, analytics company FICO has submitted an application regarding a system for detecting unusual …

Bitcoin