Ars Technica
Ransomware scammers exploited Safari bug to extort porn-viewing iOS users
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Apple fixes flaw attackers used to trick uninformed users into paying a fine.
Elon Musk is setting up a company that will link brains and computers
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
The ultimate goal would be a “neural lace” to enhance people’s cognitive abilities.
Despite what Mylan said, its price hikes hit patients’ wallets hard
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Company continually said patients were shielded by insurance and discounts.
Microsoft sued for millions over Windows 10 upgrades
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Class action accuses operating system of causing hard drive failures and other problems.
Activists want to know why feds are searching more devices at the border
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
"As a matter of policy, DHS does not comment on pending litigation."
A tour of iOS 10.3: Checking out APFS, the Settings app, and other tweaks
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
New update is likely to be iOS 10's last hurrah.
macOS 10.12.4 update brings Night Shift to the Mac and not much else
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Sierra's fourth major update imports one more feature from iOS.
Spinach leaf transforms into sheet of beating human heart cells
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
With seeded cells, tissue engineers hope to harvest flesh from plants.
Apple releases watchOS 3.2 with new Theater Mode and SiriKit
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Making the Apple Watch less of a spectacle, while adding to voice commands.
Samsung’s Note 7 recycling plan includes reselling the device in some countries
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
What do you do with 4.3 million defective smartphones?
Uncovered iPad bomb plot blamed for electronics ban on some flights
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Explosives hidden in a fake iPad "appeared to be as good as the real thing."
Uber quickly resumes self-driving tests despite weekend traffic crash [Updated]
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
A human driver failed to yield, but Uber only hit the brakes on its program temporarily.
Millimeter telescope array spots early galaxies in “super halos” of gas
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
This could be what all galaxies used to look like.
Four years later, Xbox exec admits how Microsoft screwed up disc resale plan
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Compare and contrast with Mehdi's marketing push for the plan back in 2013.
Feds: Brooklyn prosecutor forged judges’ signatures to wiretap lover
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Tara Lenich was entangled in a reported "love triangle gone wrong."
Intel’s first Optane SSD for regular PCs is a small but super-fast cache
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Drives require "Optane Memory ready" systems with brand-new CPUs and chipsets.
House could vote tomorrow to let ISPs sell your Web browsing history
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
House moves quickly after last week's Senate vote to kill FCC privacy rules.
Doxed by Microsoft’s Docs.com: Users unwittingly shared sensitive docs publicly
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Thousands of docs with sensitive data still reachable from search engines, including health data.
Critical thinking is one for the history books
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
A critical analysis of archeology leads to rejection of astrology, conspiracies, etc.
New report: NASA spends 72 cents of every SLS dollar on overhead costs
March 27th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Report suggests NASA should become a customer, just like the US Air Force.