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Loss Prevention 101: Future-Proofing Your Network Begins With 2020-03-20 07:00:00Critical server outages cost businesses an average of $300,000 hourly, with many cases exceeding $5 million. As network demands increase and maximum u

COVID-19 and Computer Security, Part 2: Shoring Up 2020-03-19 07:00:00As companies send employees home in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, cybersecurity experts are warning that telecommuting could be putting co

Open Source Tech Rushes to Front Lines of 2020-03-18 15:50:40Open Source software, once the scorn of Microsoft and profit-seeking software developers, is playing an active role in efforts to combat COVID-19's s

Crowdsourcing App Takes Aim at COVID-19 2020-03-18 12:58:59COVID-19 researchers have a new source of distributed computing power: crowdsourcing. Usually crowdsourcing involves information or opinion gathering,

New Website Aims to Help People Access COVID-19 2020-03-17 07:00:00Project Baseline, a new website to facilitate screening and testing of people potentially infected with the COVID-19 virus, became available on Sunday

3 Things the Tech Industry Could Do to 2020-03-16 14:19:17We are up to our armpits in COVID-19, also known as "coronavirus," concerns. While the technology market could be devastated by it, there are sever

Microsoft Leaves Necurs Botnet in Shambles 2020-03-13 07:00:00Microsoft and partners have disrupted the Necurs botnet group blamed for infecting more than 9 million computers globally. There are 11 botnets under

Report: Open Source Vulnerabilities Rampant in Popular Projects 2020-03-12 15:31:32Open source vulnerabilities rose by nearly 50 percent in 2019 over the previous year, based on a new report. Common vulnerabilities rated as high or c

COVID-19 and Computer Security, Part 1: Telecommuting Risks 2020-03-12 13:33:30The United States Office of Personnel Management last week urged agencies to prepare to allow federal employees to telework -- that is, work remotely.

Coronavirus Nerves: Whoa Horsey! 2020-03-12 13:33:19Someday a future Monty Python comedy troupe will reprise the plague scene from the Holy Grail in which a character pushes a cart through a street shou

How to Run the Linux KDE Desktop on 2020-03-11 14:22:39Chromebooks with the right stuff inside now are able to install and run a complete Linux experience with the KDE desktop without giving up the Chrome

VPN, Ad Blocker Provider Caught With Hand in 2020-03-11 07:00:00A number of VPN and ad-blocking apps owned by Sensor Tower, a popular analytics platform, have been collecting data from millions of people using the


How to use your Android phone as a New! 2020-04-03 17:03:00If you’re sick of peeling the tape off your laptop's camera every time you need to call into a virtual meeting, look no further than the Androi

These 17 movies will be available online early New! 2020-04-03 16:06:00The Call of the Wild, Onward, Bad Boys for Life, and more are available to rent or buy from streaming services way ahead of schedule.

The best alternatives to Amazon for buying tech New! 2020-04-03 16:02:00While Amazon has traditionally been a one-stop shop for tech gear, its mid-April delays are making other retailers viable options for getting what you

Skype Meet Now is Microsoft's effort to make New! 2020-04-03 15:25:00With millions of people currently connecting via online video and chat, Skype is promoting Skype Meet Now, a free, simple way of connecting via Skype

The Full Nerd ep. 133: Intel's Comet Lake New! 2020-04-03 11:58:00In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray and special guest Mark Hachman talk about the next-gen Intel CPUs

2020 iPhone SE preview: Price, specs, size and New! 2020-04-03 11:56:00Apple is set to launch a new iPhone SE in April. Here's everything we think we know about it.

The best online film festivals and virtual art New! 2020-04-03 11:00:00SXSW, the Ashland Independent Film Festival, Film Forum, and more are turning to virtual screenings in the wake of COVID-19.

Samsung brings Galaxy S20 features to the S10 New! 2020-04-03 10:39:00If you’ve been itching to try out the Galaxy S20’s best features but don’t want to drop a ton of money on a new phone right now, you

The best co-op PC games to play with New! 2020-04-03 09:23:00Battle buddiesImage by UbisoftIt's good to have friends.We’ve refreshed this list a few times over the years, but now feels like a particularly

How to use a digital camera, camcorder, or New! 2020-04-03 06:30:00Webcams are hard to come by at the moment. These sudden necessities have sold out across major retailers, with remaining stock going for inflated pric

5 ways to improve your relationship with Alexa New! 2020-04-03 06:00:00It's important to get along with everyone you’re staying at home with, including Alexa.

HBO is making some of its iconic shows 2020-04-02 20:46:00Series like The Wire, Veep, Ballers and Barry will join additional movies and documentaries from HBO and Warner Bros., all available for free using HB


Pokemon GO is fun again, thanks to COVID-19 New! 2020-04-03 17:55:58During the outbreak of COVID-19, novel coronavirus, the global pandemic, and the quarantine therein, Niantic’s made Pokemon GO fun again. At the

This Hyundai Prophecy concept walkthrough only leaves us New! 2020-04-03 17:23:42Hyundai’s Prophecy concept was striking when we first set eyes on it, and the retro-futuristic sedan is no less beguiling as the automaker spill

SoundCloud creators get a new way to earn New! 2020-04-03 16:52:13Following its news about a deal with Twitch in late March, SoundCloud is back with another way for its users to earn money: fan donations. The company

Alternate Star Wars IX script animated in video New! 2020-04-03 16:13:53Colin Trevorrow wrote a script for Star Wars 9, aka Star Wars IX, that never happened. This movie script was abandoned and a new script was written, t

Xbox One X bundles discount kicks off big New! 2020-04-03 16:04:02If you’re in the market for an Xbox One X, it seems like now might be a good time to buy. Microsoft has kicked off a sale on Xbox One X bundles

Lyft gives some essential workers free access to New! 2020-04-03 15:52:03Lyft has announced a new program that gives some essential workers limited free access to its network of electric scooters. Called the LyftUp Scooter

FDA expands on 2 coronavirus treatment trials New! 2020-04-03 15:07:00The FDA announced expansions of clinical trials and potential for expanded access programs for two treatments for COVID-19. The FDA announced this lat

Blackmagic just made the killer video deck for New! 2020-04-03 14:58:54Blackmagic has launched a new live video switcher with built-in streaming support, the ATEM Mini Pro, along with an update for the Blackmagic Pocket C

Disney says The Simpsons in original format will New! 2020-04-03 14:57:19Late last year following the launch of its Disney+ streaming service, Disney promised that it would make The Simpsons available in its original 4:3 as

Deadpool is Fortnite’s latest crossover: Here’s how to New! 2020-04-03 14:16:31By now, Fortnite fans should be no strangers to crossover events, particularly crossover events with various superheroes. For instance, thus far we&rs

SpaceX’s Starship SN3 prototype imploded on the test New! 2020-04-03 14:03:38SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype trial didn’t quite go according to plan, with a fairly dramatic implosion during cryogenic proof testin

New iPad Pro gets a clever privacy feature New! 2020-04-03 12:44:35Apple quietly added a new privacy feature to the latest iPad Pro, borrowing a MacBook security feature to help prevent eavesdropping on its 2020 table


Ford explores a ‘Cash For Clunkers’ stimulus plan, 2020-04-02 17:56:47 After March auto sales tanked due to the pandemic, Ford today became the first automaker to propose a government stimulus program for the auto indust

It’s finally happened: Electric bicycles and scooters legalized 2020-04-02 16:31:57 New York State has had a complicated relationship with electric bicycles and scooters, and nowhere has that relationship been rockier than in New Yor

General Motors and Honda will jointly develop two 2020-04-02 16:25:04 General Motors announced today that it will work with Honda to produce two next-generation EVs. Honda will develop the two models with unique interio

Tesla beats delivery expectations with over 88,000 cars 2020-04-02 16:17:25 Tesla has managed to beat delivery expectations by delivering over 88,000 cars during the first quarter of 2020. Here are all Tesla’s Q1 2020 n

Quick Charge Podcast: April 2, 2020 2020-04-02 16:00:44 Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and ou

Tesla Cybertruck redesign April Fools’ joke is taken 2020-04-02 15:06:42 An April Fools joke about Tesla redesigning the Cybertruck is being taken seriously by media outlets and even Wall Street, but not without somewhat o

Sun Joe’s Electric 14.5A Pressure Washer is $70, 2020-04-02 13:22:44 Walmart offers the Sun Joe SPX2597 Electric 14.5A Pressure Washer for $69.99 shipped. As a comparison, it originally sold for $149 but trends ar

In preview of EV future, oil producers are 2020-04-02 13:11:49 With 3 billion people sheltering from the global pandemic, oil demand has plummeted. Crude storage locations are filling up. US drillers are shutting

First Tesla Model Y teardown: Here’s what we 2020-04-02 12:32:33 The first Tesla Model Y teardown is already happening and we are getting all the information gradually. Stay tuned for more details. more… The

Audi decides against all-electric version of its A8 2020-04-02 11:53:25 BMW and Mercedes-Benz will both have pure-electric, large luxury sedans in the next year or two. Those models will join the Tesla Model S in the fiel

Lucid releases video of impressive 400-mile, real-world range 2020-04-02 11:13:06 Lucid released a video of an impressive 400-mile, real-world range test in a Lucid Air beta prototype electric car. more… The post Lucid relea

EGEB: Europe’s North Sea is getting a huge 2020-04-02 10:35:33 In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A large floating offshore wind turbine project is under way in the North Sea. HSBC: Green stocks