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An Update on the Fourth Industrial Revolution 2021-03-01 07:00:00We are in the midst of what many are calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This is a time of disruption, massive change, opportunities, and signif

Successful Phishers Make Slim Gains in 2020 2021-02-24 13:25:47Catastrophic events, like a pandemic, coupled with hasty technological change such as many people forced to work from home immediately, have been a ri

Lessons Learned From the SolarWinds Supply Chain Hack 2021-02-23 18:10:15In a recent Linux Foundation blog post titled "Preventing Supply Chain Attacks like SolarWinds," the foundation's Director of Open Source Supply Ch

Silver Sparrow Malware Hatched on 30,000 Macs 2021-02-23 07:00:00Nearly 30,000 Macs have been infected with a new malware strain. Discovered by researchers at Red Canary, the malware has been sitting on it hosts wai

It's Time to Consider 3D Printed Homes 2021-02-22 07:00:00This emerging building method is far less wasteful, far faster, and far cheaper to build much sturdier homes. The only real downside is that the skill

Researchers Repurpose Drugs to Fight COVID in Elderly 2021-02-18 12:41:22Researchers have discovered a way to identify existing drugs that can be potentially repurposed to fight COVID-19 in the elderly. The researchers said

How Biometric Authentication Methods Will Revamp the Commerce 2021-02-17 08:00:00As they become more prominent, consumers will enjoy shopping experiences that no longer rely on payments from a piece of plastic with a four-digit pin

A New Twist to Virtual Desktop Cloud Computing 2021-02-16 10:00:00Desktop as a Service provider Shells offers a new component to virtual cloud computing. It brings Linux distros and Windows 10 to any computer, mobile

The Future of Cybersecurity in 2021 and Beyond 2021-02-16 08:00:00Cybersecurity experts predict that in 2021 there will be a cyberattack incident every 11 seconds. This is nearly twice what it was in 2019, and four t

The Evolving Future of the Office 2021-02-15 07:00:00I participated in a group analyst event several weeks ago about companies converting their offices into collections of meeting rooms. We couldn't pic

Wearable Device Aims to Diminish Distractions, Sharpen Focus 2021-02-11 07:00:00Foci is a "Focus Wearable" device by U.K.-based company Tinylogics that combines cognitive biometrics with artificial intelligence and machine learn

Hacker Attempts to Poison Florida City's Water Supply 2021-02-10 07:06:00A cyber intruder broke into the computer network of the water treatment system of Oldsmar, Fla. and attempted to poison it with lye. News of the attac

PCWorld

GPU sales spike by 20 percent, fueled by 2021-03-05 15:22:00GPU sales grew an astounding 20 percent at the end of 2020, spurred by pandemic-induced gaming, a new mining craze, and huge demand for laptops, accor

How to see how much memory is in 2021-03-05 11:30:00How much memory is in your computer, and how fast is it? It’s an important thing to know. Having too little memory in your PC can result in perf

AceVPN.com Ultimate review: No desktop app, but that's 2021-03-05 10:04:00AceVPN.com in brief: P2P allowed: Yes (Ultimate plan only) Business location: United States (unconfirmed) Number of servers: Unknown Number

How do I get a PC for cheap? 2021-03-05 06:30:00Q: How can I get a PC for cheap?A: The best times to buy a new PC for cheap are during major sale events like Black Friday, Prime Day, and back-to-sch

Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell review: Posh design, privacy, 2021-03-05 06:00:00You’ll also get partial HomeKit support, but some other features are missing from this premium-priced smart home device.

How to avoid going over your broadband data 2021-03-05 06:00:00Managing broadband data caps can be aggravating, frustrating, and—if you go over and incur a penalty—expensive. But there's hope: You can

Tronsmart Mega Pro Bluetooth speaker review: Big bass, 2021-03-05 06:00:00This powerful Bluetooth speaker isn't much to look at it, but it delivers a knock-out performance.

Sonos will show off new audio hardware on 2021-03-04 14:46:00A new, smaller Move speaker could become a reality at an upcoming Sonos product event.

Vertical tabs arrive in Microsoft Edge 2021-03-04 13:48:00Microsoft Edge is finally getting vertical tabs, a feature that was promised a year ago. Announced Thursday, the rollout also includes a History featu

An Amazon Alexa app is headed for the 2021-03-04 13:03:00Microsoft and Amazon have posted a "Coming Soon" sign for an official Amazon Alexa app for your Xbox.

The best SSDs of 2021 2021-03-04 11:14:00Switching to a solid-state drive is the best upgrade you can make for your PC. These wondrous devices obliterate long boot times, speed up how fast yo

Razer Book 13 review: A slick laptop with 2021-03-04 10:59:00The Razer Book 13 is a classic example of why you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.This is a gorgeous laptop to behold—a sharp-edged sl

FOX News

Robocalls tied to election misinformation see spike, report New! 2021-03-06 08:07:36In 2020, fraudsters targeting the U.S. presidential election launched scams and misinformation campaigns, Transaction Network Services said in its mos

Tom Cruise deepfakes on Tiktok point to more New! 2021-03-06 07:55:50A convincing deepfake of the actor is entertaining but has serious implications.

True or false: You shouldn’t charge your phone New! 2021-03-06 07:50:03Many tech myths are floating around, like more bars on your phone means better service.

4 ways to find anyone’s cell phone number New! 2021-03-06 07:43:43How many times a day do you get a call from a number you don’t recognize?

Amazon tweaks app icon after comparisons made to 2021-03-03 01:22:02Amazon has changed its new smartphone app logo after critics said the earlier incarnation was a dead ringer for Adolf Hitler.

Youngest, oldest are most vulnerable to scams: report 2021-02-27 11:40:23Those under 25 years old are the most vulnerable to fraud attacks, while the oldest age group stands to lose the most money, according to a new report

5 simple ways to speed up your smartphone 2021-02-27 11:15:09Long gone are the days of upgrading your phone every year, at least for most of us. It’s expensive and just plain overkill when today’s sm

How to stop junk text messages and spam 2021-02-27 11:05:42Think about just how many times a day your phone, computer, tablet, watch, and other gadgets buzz or ding. It gets annoying and distracting.

Chinese hackers used NSA code to attack American 2021-02-27 10:49:38A Chinese group "cloned" code stolen from the National Security Agency years before a security flaw was fixed, researchers said this week.

Facebook apologizes for 'mistake' in threatening to ban 2021-02-25 05:30:17Facebook has apologized after threatening to permanently ban an 81-year-old knitter who makes woolen pig dolls for hate speech violations involvi

Ranked: Best browsers for privacy 2021-02-20 08:13:37A browser is your gateway to the web and the cybercriminals looking to take advantage of you.

US government an ‘easy target’ for scammers amid 2021-02-18 13:28:11The “Scam Me if You Can” author, whose autobiography inspired the Hollywood film “Catch Me if You Can," predicted pandemic relief f

TechCrunch

Snowflake latest enterprise company to feel Wall Street’s 2021-03-05 17:29:19Snowflake reported earnings this week, and the results look strong with revenue more than doubling year-over-year. However, while the company’s

The owner of Anki’s assets plans to relaunch 2021-03-05 17:20:56Good robots don’t die — they just have their assets sold off to the highest bidder. Digital Dream Labs was there to sweep up IP in the wak

Deep Science: AI adventures in arts and letters 2021-03-05 16:31:02There's more AI news out there than anyone can possibly keep up with, but you can stay tolerably up to date on the most interesting developments with

How the Biden administration is approaching crypto regulations 2021-03-05 16:25:54Given the chaos created by the Trump administration, bitcoin fans are anxiously optimistic about how regulators will approach the cryptocurrency space

Tesla has closed its forums to launch a 2021-03-05 15:58:23Tesla plans to shut down the forums section on its website as it launches a new social platform called the Tesla Engagement Platform, a move that&rsqu

California bill would require all self-driving vehicles to 2021-03-05 15:08:31California might be the first state to give self-driving cars a deadline to electrify. In mid-February, a bill was quietly introduced into the Califor

How and when to hire your first product 2021-03-05 14:30:19In the world of early-stage startups, job titles are often a formality. In reality, each employee may handle a dozen responsibilities outside their jo

UK’s MHRA says it has ‘concerns’ about Babylon 2021-03-05 14:14:04The U.K.’s medical device regulator has admitted it has concerns about VC-backed AI chatbot maker Babylon Health. It made the admission in a let

Dan Siroker’s new startup Scribe automates Zoom note-taking 2021-03-05 14:03:04Optimizely co-founder Dan Siroker said the idea for his new startup Scribe goes back to a couple of personal experiences — and although Scribe&r

How Rani Therapeutics’ robotic pill could change subcutaneous 2021-03-05 13:21:51A new auto-injecting pill might soon become a replacement for subcutaneous injection treatments. The idea for this so-called robotic pill came out of

Address cybersecurity challenges before rolling out robotic process 2021-03-05 13:05:50The security aspect of RPA isn’t implemented in the early stages of development — leaving organizations vulnerable to cybercriminals.

Eco raises $26M in a16z-led round to scale 2021-03-05 12:28:52‍Eco, which has built out a digital global cryptocurrency platform, announced Friday that it has raised $26 million in a funding round led by a16z