Joe “Kingpin” Grand has been involved in the hacker community from its early days. He was just 7 when he started messing around with computers; by 1998 at age 22—as part of the legendary Boston-based hacker collective L0pht Heavy Industries—Grand was testifying before a US Senate committee on the state of government computer security. Though […]
Do you frequently go over your monthly mobile data allotment? Google has a new app that you may be interested in. Dubbed Datally, the free Android app aims to help you “save more and do more with your data,” according to Caesar Sengupta, Vice President of Google’s “next billion users team.” Nobody likes being throttled […]
A former US National Security Agency employee has admitted to taking home classified information that was reportedly later stolen by Russian spies. On Friday, the 67-year-old Nghia Hoang Pho pleaded guilty to removing the top-secret data and storing it in his Maryland home. The court documents don’t mention it, but Pho appears to be the […]
Google’s voice-activated smart speaker Home has received a decent price cut in the US. Specifically, retailer Best Buy has the Home 2-pack listed for $129.98, which translates into savings of around $130. So that’s basically a discount of around 50% on the Google Assistant-powered device. The promo is for a single day, which means those […]
Initially, Twitter said the anti-Muslim videos retweeted by President Trump would stay up because of public interest. Now, Twitter says it’s reconsidering.
There are a lot of bad superhero costumes out there. This is not one of them. Warner Brothers has released a first look at Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson, a.k.a. Robin, in DC’s upcoming Titans show. And this look … isn’t awful? Image: Warner brothers Titans will feature Robin as the head of a […]
The search community has long fostered collaboration, knowledge sharing and comraderie among its members. Beginning today, we’re going to regularly feature news about what people are up to, where they’re headed, awards received and other notes about those that make up our diverse industry. Keep an eye on our “Community Corner” feature to stay up […]
“BlackBerry is disappointed that the Court of Arbitration did not agree with our arguments in the case but we accept their decision. This ruling does not change BlackBerry’s assertion that Nokia is infringing on our intellectual property and we are continuing to vigorously pursue legal remedies in both the U.S. and Germany,” BlackBerry said in […]
REUTERS/Jason Reed A former employee of an elite government hacking group pleaded guilty to illegally taking classified documents. 67 year-old Nghia Hoang Pho reportedly took the digital and physical files to help write his resume. The documents are believed to have been stolen from his home computer by Russian hackers. Pho had installed a popular […]
The design came from the mind of Chris Bangle, known for radically altering BMW’s design language in the 2000s.