Bill Campbell, one of the most influential figures in the tech world, who mentored the likes of Steve Jobs, Larry Page, Jeff Bezos and countless others, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was
We’ve yet to hear any official word on the Nintendo NX, but the leaks and rumors are starting to come in. There must be devkits out in the wild, after all, and you can only keep so tight a seal on that
The best wireless and mobile networks nationwide, according to a massive study by RootMetrics. (Chart courtesy of RootMetrics) Verizon customers experience the fewest dropped calls, best call connections
Across the world, hackers are taking control of networks, locking away files and demanding sizeable ransoms to return data to the rightful owner. This is the ransomware nightmare, one that a Hollywood
Flaws in an Internet-connected teddy bear left the door open for hackers to spy on families, pilfer children’s data and even issue commands to the toy, according to researchers from security firm Rapid7.
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens announced for June 28th release with exclusive DLC on PlayStation. Although it had been leaked on retail sites earlier, the confirmation of a new Lego Star Wars game this
On Monday evening, Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg announced in Berlin the launch of a new campaign against extremist speech on the Internet, called Online Civil Courage Initiative (OCCI). The initiative
A few years ago, Korean MMO Black Desert Online made a splash in the video game world not because of particularly impressive gameplay footage, but because of its particularly impressive character creator.
Back in December, I praised SyFy’s new space opera The Expanse for getting gravity right by understanding the Equivalence Principle. This is the idea that the effects of gravity and acceleration should
As Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues to destroy all box office records, fans are still reeling from the well-hidden twists and turns of the film, including one specific, shocking moment that might
A drone task force assembled by the Federal Aviation Administration recommended on Monday that operators of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) be required to register their devices, the FAA announced Monday.
Snapchat has been giving users snapshots of everything from cities to music festivals and sporting events through its hand-curated “Stories.” Now, the photo-and-video messaging app is showing users multiple
A 1935 Enigma machine, used by Germans to encrypt messages during World War II, on display at the Computer History Museum (Tony Avelar/Bloomberg News) Lost in all of the heated rhetoric and sensationalized
“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about a new Cyber Defense Operation Center, a Windows 10 improvement could