Julian Hall

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U-2 Spy Plane Caused Computer Glitch That Grounded Air Traffic [Report]

The computer problem at a Federal Aviation Administration center slowed the journeys of tens of thousands of arriving and departing passengers at Los Angeles International Airport, one of the busiest in the country.<p>Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California, John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, …

Students hack Waze, send in army of traffic bots

Two Israeli students have successfully hacked popular social GPS map and traffic app Waze, causing it to report a nonexistent traffic jam.<p>The attack, …

Lenovo's smart TV system grants more processing power and memory through swappable modules (hands-on)

Lenovo is best known for its ThinkPad laptops and newly acquired phone business, but the Chinese firm started making TVs a couple years ago, too. And now, it's the first one to build a set utilizing NVIDIA's new Tegra K1 chip. It's that super-powered silicon that explains the TV's presence at GTC …

Apple engineer explains where the iPhone came from

Offering a rare interview in the run-up to another legal fray between Samsung and Apple, the senior engineer behind the iPhone has explained where it all started, part of Apple's plan to communicate how groundbreaking the original iPhone was. Talking to the <i>WSJ</i>, Greg Christie explained how the …

Justice Department lands first ever convictions against mobile-app pirates

Two men accused of operating a popular Android piracy website have pleaded guilty to charges filed by the Department of Justice. This marks the first time the DOJ has secured convictions for the distribution of counterfeit mobile apps. Earlier today, Nicholas Anthony Narbone entered a guilty plea …

Microsoft Desperately Wants You to Stop Using Windows XP

Windows XP is the operating system that refuses to die. The software is now 12 years old—a dinosaur in the fast-moving technology sector—but runs …

Google releases new Chromecast photo collage app

Google has launched a playful new app for Chromecast that lets a group of people create and draw on a collage of photos displayed on a TV. The app is called Photowall, and though it requires an iOS device to get started right now, anyone with a smartphone or a tablet can join in once it's going. …

Samsung says 8-core chip Chromebook 2 should boost performance by 125 percent

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>The Samsung Chromebook 2 laptops aren’t yet available for purchase, but Samsung is starting to tout the new devices in order …

Microsoft renames ‘Windows Azure’ as ‘Microsoft Azure’

In his first public remarks as Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella promised Microsoft is readying itself for a cross-platform future. In addition to actually supporting an open ecosystem of devices and service, that also entails rebranding services so they <i>seem</i> open, too.<p>Microsoft intends to rebrand …

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Bill Gates Sounds Skeptical Of Zuckerberg's WhatsApp Deal: 'I Hope It Works Out For Him'

Bill Gates sounded a skeptical note about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to pick up WhatsApp on ABC's “This Week" Sunday.<p>Gates seemed critical of the price Facebook paid for its recent acquisition. “Fifty years ago, no 55-person company was bought for $19 billion. And that’s a good thing,” …

The NSA reportedly poses as Facebook to spread malware

After failing to infect targets with malware in spam emails, the U.S. National Security Agency has reportedly turned to Facebook.<p>According to a report by The Intercept, the NSA “disguises itself as a fake Facebook server” to perform “man-in-the-middle” and “man-on-the-side” attacks and spread …

This iPhone 6c Concept Is One We’d Buy In A Heartbeat

We drooled over Dutch designer Joseph Farahi’s iPhone Air concept last month, and now Farahi is back with a beautiful concept for Apple’s next generation iPhone 6c.<p>According to Farahi’s concept, the next iteration of Apple’s “affordable” iPhone model would come with a 4.7 inch Retina Display, and …

Will Apple's iOS 7.1 launch by next week?

Those who have been waiting for the newest iteration of iOS 7 may not have to wait much longer.<p>At least that's what Jon Gruber of Daring Fireball is suggesting. Apple is hosting its iTunes Festival -- featuring the likes of Coldplay, Imagine Dragons and Pitbull -- starting March 11 at the South By …

Imagine Dragons

FreedomPop Announces The Privacy Phone, A Fully-Encrypted Smartphone For $10 A Month

Meet the Privacy Phone, a device that FreedomPop brags is the only smartphone and mobile service that allows for encrypted communications. Lovingly nicknamed the “Snowden Phone” by FreedomPop, It can even be purchased with Bitcoin to further protect the owner’s anonymity. Simply put, if you’re in …

Samsung stops skewing benchmarks results with KitKat update

Recently Samsung and other Android manufacturers started to artificially boost their numbers in benchmark apps, but it appears that practice is starting to come to an end with Samsung’s KitKat update.<p>In its version of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 Samsung included code …