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uTorrent bugs let websites control your computer and steal your downloads
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Developers are in the process of releasing updates the fix the critical flaws.
SpaceX has an intriguing launch on Wednesday morning
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
The company has new payload fairings and a new boat. Better luck this time with recovery?
AT&T’s attempt to buy Time Warner suffers a blow in court
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
AT&T loses bid for evidence; Trump’s hatred of CNN won’t play big role in case.
Five frigate finalists fingered for FFG(X) fight by Navy
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
“Stretch” LCS proposals up against three other established ship designs.
This Canadian city is plagued by an obnoxious humming—and it’s getting worse
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Research points to irregular steel mill operations on Zug Island, but questions abound.
Inching closer to a DNA-based file system
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Microsoft Research adds the concept of random access to files stored in DNA.
Spotify plans to join the hardware race, but what can it offer?
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Multiple job listings confirm Spotify’s hardware ambitions.
Tesla cloud resources are hacked to run cryptocurrency-mining malware
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Crooks find poorly secured access credentials, use them to install stealth miner.
Swype pioneered a new way to type on smartphones—now it’s dead
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Nuance discontinues development of its innovative gesture-typing keyboard.
Samsung crams 30TB of SSD into a single 2.5-inch drive
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
The drive also includes a hefty 40GB of DDR4.
Where will the first full hyperloop track be built? Maybe India
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Hyperloop startup says it's "strongest language we’ve seen from a government to date."
Supplements are a $30 billion racket—here’s what experts actually recommend
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
From nutrients, delusions, and deadly scams, let's sort it out.
War Stories: Thief’s intuitive stealth system wasn’t intuitive to design
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Video: Developers undertook an emergency mid-development total rewrite of the game's AI.
Facebook has been sharing our data for months to help study income inequality
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
In the US, just 1 percent of the population holds 40 percent of the wealth.
Amazon uses cash back benefits to entice Prime members to Whole Foods
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Non-Prime members get some cash back, too—just not as much.
NASA spends $1 billion for a launch tower that leans, may only be used once
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Vice President Mike Pence may visit the launch tower today.
Doom on Switch may have changed everything with new motion controls
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Nintendo teased this brilliant idea in Splatoon. Will other shooters follow?
Bitcoin’s transaction fee crisis is over—for now
February 20th, 2018, 08:47 PM
The median fee peaked at $34 in mid-December—now it's less than $1.
Flight-sim devs say hidden password-dump tool was used to fight pirates [Updated]
February 19th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Developer says tool was intended to target one specific cracker.
Cryptocurrency-mining criminals that netted $3 million gear up for more
February 19th, 2018, 08:47 PM
Attackers who mined 10,829 Monero coins over 18 months target a new server platform.