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New Tech Vetting Law in SF Could Fuel 2019-10-17 13:11:57San Francisco officials want to get ahead of the emerging technology curve by prequalifying and regulating startup tech proposals before products beco

'Serious' Linux Sudo Bug's Damage Potential Actually May 2019-10-16 13:09:33Developers have patched a vulnerability in Sudo, a core command utility for Linux, that could allow a user to execute commands as a root user even if

Google Rolls Out Pixel 4 Phone, Pixelbook, Nest 2019-10-16 07:00:00A new flagship smartphone, a slick refresh of Pixelbook Go, some home gadget improvements and a revamp of its wireless earbuds highlighted Google's a

Safari's Safe Browsing Option Raises Privacy Concerns 2019-10-15 06:02:22An option in Apple's Safari browser that's supposed to protect Web surfers from malicious sites has raised privacy concerns in some quarters. The op

Virtual Pets, Virtual People and Virtual Immortality 2019-10-14 13:31:46One of the interesting and somewhat underappreciated aspects of the recent Qualcomm wireless event is that 5G will make realistic AR avatars possible.

Setting Up Roadblocks to Social Engineering 2019-10-11 06:06:05Since the dawn of the Internet age, criminals have looked for ways to profit on unsuspecting people while they browse the Web. Viruses, malware and ot

Austrumi Linux Has Great Potential if You Speak 2019-10-10 14:55:25Austrumi Linux is an unusual distribution. With a little more polish, it could be a good tool for running Linux on any computer you touch without chan

Stop Cyberattacks in Their Tracks: Secure IT 2019-10-10 05:40:23Stopping cyberattacks requires diligent behavior. One of the themes of this year's National Cyber Security Awareness Month, or NCSAM, is that all com

Apple Touts Games, Music, TV in macOS Catalina 2019-10-09 05:47:53New versions of operating systems are usually about slick interfaces and improved performance, but that's not what Apple was flogging about macOS Cat

Devs Engage in Soul-Searching on Future of Open 2019-10-08 14:26:51Two things to avoid in online discussions are politics and religion. Open source technology may be an explosive third topic that software developers s

Sonos Launches Rent-a-Speaker Pilot Program 2019-10-08 06:15:52Subscription models have taken hold in everything from software to smartphones, and now Sonos is testing the idea in the premium wireless speaker mark

Ballmer's Vindication: Microsoft Launches 5 Apple-Killer Surface Products 2019-10-07 14:06:48One of the last major initiatives former CEO Steve Ballmer launched before he left Microsoft was its Surface effort. It was designed to address the co

PCWorld

Can't wait for the Mac Pro? Build your 2019-10-21 15:18:00If you’ve been waiting literally years for Apple to refresh and begin selling a new Mac Pro lineup, the Dune Pro might be what you need. The all

Secured-core PCs offer new defense against firmware attacks 2019-10-21 13:58:00Microsoft, chipmakers, and several PC makers on Monday announced Secured-core PCs, which use hardware-based defense mechanisms to combat firmware-leve

Surface Laptop 3 review: AMD Ryzen makes a 2019-10-21 13:36:00Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3 feels fresh again, after two successive generations of relatively stagnant designs. Those eager for a larger comput

Microsoft buys Mover to make moving from Google 2019-10-21 12:25:00Microsoft said Monday that it had bought Mover, a company that helps users move their files from one cloud storage provider to another, as a way to fu

How to remove your login password from Windows 2019-10-21 12:00:00Eliminating your login password from your PC is a bad idea—unless you own a computer that no one but you will ever touch. In that case, why

Night Sight fight expanded: The Pixel 4 is 2019-10-21 09:09:00The first sample pics of the Pixel 4 Night Sight versus the iPhone 11 Night mode were surprisingly one-sided, and the second round is more of the same

Pixel 4 vs every other Pixel: The newest 2019-10-21 06:45:00The Pixel 4 is set to go on sale this week, and if you buy one, you’ll be sure to get the Pixel with the best processor, camera, and Assistant f

Roku Smart Soundbar review: Easy controls make a 2019-10-21 06:00:00Roku's streaming TV soundbar doesn't win on audio quality or extensibility, but its speech enhancements really come in handy.

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ 2019-10-21 06:00:00With a near “all-screen” design that barely has a bezel, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is one of the prettiest phones we’ve ever seen,

Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter's guide to the 2019-10-21 06:00:00Cord-cutters can get their fill of big nationally televised games, but local broadcasts are still left on the bench.

Surviving the Aftermath hands-on: It's the end of 2019-10-19 08:06:00Farewell, the optimism of humanity overcoming our baser instincts and traveling to the stars. Farewell even to the optimism of an eccentric billionair

PDXCON 2019: Paradox reveals Crusader Kings III, Surviving 2019-10-19 05:02:00The king is dead. Long live the king. Paradox unveiled plenty of projects at the 2019 iteration of its annual PDXCon fan gathering, but none loom larg

FOX News

Suspected Russian hackers disguised as Iranian spies attacked New! 2019-10-22 21:13:42A suspected Russian hacking group disguised as Iranian spies attacked more than 35 countries, U.S. and U.K. security officials said Monday.

Apple iPhone scam lands former college student in New! 2019-10-22 20:25:04A former Oregon college student was sentenced Monday to three years and one month in federal prison for his role in a massive Apple iPhone tracking sc

Breaking up Big Tech giants like Facebook and New! 2019-10-22 17:56:13The country's top prosecutor probing Big Tech left the door open to breaking up the biggest names in Silicon Valley.

Top Army modernization priorities are 'on track,' says New! 2019-10-22 15:51:19Warrior Maven interviews Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Joseph Martin.

Internet's most dangerous celebrities probably aren't who you New! 2019-10-22 09:48:35Former "Gilmore Girls" and "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" actress Alexis Bledel may seem sweet in her film and TV roles, but she is officiall

Apple's Tim Cook to serve as chairman at 2019-10-21 20:49:18Apple CEO Tim Cook has been appointed chairman of the advisory board for Tsinghua University's economics school in Beijing, according to the South Ch

ISIS using TikTok to spread propaganda, emojis and 2019-10-21 18:35:07The Islamic State has been using the social media video platform TikTok as a recruitment tool, according to a bombshell report.

Army, industry intensify war on enemy drones with 2019-10-21 16:03:16When confronted with a swarming drone attack, defenders need to operate with the understanding that each mini-drone could itself be an incoming explos

Facebook's Zuckerberg admits to advising Buttigieg on hires, 2019-10-21 15:11:57Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanted to make clear on Monday that while he did advise 2020 Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg on some cam

Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2019-10-21 13:16:23With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interf

20 ways to make money online 2019-10-20 07:00:51The world is full of odd jobs, but here's what one of the most unusual: scooter retriever.

These creepy artificial skin cases makes phones pinchable, 2019-10-19 20:04:17This newly developed phone case breaks down even more barriers between you and your phone with a life-like “skin” phone case which respond

TechCrunch

Former SAP CEO Bill McDermott taking over as New! 2019-10-22 16:51:43When Bill McDermott announced he was stepping down as CEO at SAP a couple of weeks ago, it certainly felt like a curious move — but he landed on hi

SoftBank reportedly ends WeWork ownership debacle with a New! 2019-10-22 16:42:14After erasing more than $30 billion in projected shareholder value, Adam Neumann could walk away from the We Company with a windfall of as much as $1.

How tech companies measure ‘legal’ New! 2019-10-22 16:38:22In a working environment obsessed with metrics dashboards, key performance indicators, and objectives and key results, the legal function presents an

Snapchat beats in Q3, adding 7M users & New! 2019-10-22 16:10:07The Snap-back continues. Snapchat blew past earnings expectations for a big beat in Q3, as it added 7 million daily active users this quarter to hit 2

The present and future of food tech investment New! 2019-10-22 16:00:11There is no bigger industry on our planet than food and agriculture. But despite a stalwart customer base, the food industry is facing unprecedented c

Databricks announces $400M round on $6.2B valuation as New! 2019-10-22 14:14:43Databricks is a SaaS business built on top of a bunch of open-source tools, and apparently it’s been going pretty well on the business side of thing

Facebook commits $1B to tackle affordable housing in New! 2019-10-22 13:52:56California is in the midst of a serious housing crisis with ramifications that stretch across the state. In the Bay Area, the crisis is often at its m

Penske is getting into the car-sharing business, starting New! 2019-10-22 13:16:33Transportation services giant Penske Corp. is backing a new car-sharing service called Penske Dash that launched Tuesday in Washington, D.C. and Arlin

Amazon is rolling out a news aggregation app New! 2019-10-22 13:08:50Beginning today, Amazon will be rolling out a news aggregation app for Fire TV users in the U.S. The app serves up a customizable news experience from

Google has used contract swaps to get bulk New! 2019-10-22 13:03:49New Scientist has obtained a legal agreement between Google’s health division and the UK National Health Service (NHS) that includes provision to pa

Obvious Ventures makes CBD sporty with beam, which New! 2019-10-22 12:41:47Athletes looking to take a break from all their worries over prescription painkillers and anyone who’s hankering to try out the new cannabinoid-base

Slack announces new features to help ease app New! 2019-10-22 12:30:35As Slack has grown in popularity, one of the company’s key differentiators has been the ability to integrate with other enterprise tools. But as cus