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At $175, this ransomware service is a boon to cybercriminals

Cybercriminals have another easy-to-use ransomware kit to add to their arsenals, thanks to a new variant called Karmen that hackers can buy on the black market for $175.A Russian-speaking user called DevBitox has been advertising the ransomware in.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldApr 18th, 2017

All hail the Trump Twitter bump

Twitter is growing. Twitter. Is. Growing. The service has been mostly flat or shrinking for months, but not this past quarter. In the first quarter of 2017, Twitter’s Daily Active Users rocketed up 14 percent and the Monthly Active number is no.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News26 min. ago

Consumers and innovators will lose if we kill net neutrality

Today FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will unveil his plan to undo the 2015 network neutrality rules,  which prohibit Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like Comcast, AT&T and Charter from favoring or discriminating against any online applications, content.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Seagate sees component shortages in flash storage market

IT spending looks ok, but component shortages may ding server, cloud service provider and PC demand for solid state storage......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

Startup Hippo Insurance launches in California with a tech-enabled home insurance

 Offering a more complete home insurance package for less money than traditional insurance sellers, startup insurance broker Hippo Insurance launched its first service this week in California. According to chief executive Assaf Wand, the company.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

87 Percent of Companies Plan to Invest in Security-as-a-Service in the Next 12 Months

40 percent expect their network security spending to increase by 10 to 20 percent over the next year, a recent survey found......»»

Category: securitySource:  esecurityplanetRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

UberEats food deliveries come to Edinburgh

After launching in London last summer, Uber's food delivery service UberEats has expanded to Manchester, Birmingham, and recently, it added the useful option of scheduling post-pub burger drop-offs ahead of time. Tomorrow, UberEats is h.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Dropbox is shuttering Hackpad, the collaborative document service it bought in 2014

 Cloud sharing giant Dropbox announced this week it will shutter document collaboration service Hackpad, which it acquired way back in 2014, next month. Unlike the usual (and inevitable) demise of a promising software startup following a corpora.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

Netflix takes its first steps into China, the world"s hungriest streaming market

After being locked out of the massive Chinese market by regulators, Netflix looks set to be able to enter the country after all.  The company has signed a licensing deal with local streaming service iQiyi, which claims over 500 million monthly u.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 18 min. ago

YouTube Kids app coming to LG, Samsung and Sony smart TVs

Google's adult content-free video service is making its way to the big screen. Google's YouTube Kids service, which acts as a safe space for children to watch YouTube videos without the risk of stumbling upon more adult content, will shor.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News6 hr. 18 min. ago

Taiwan market: Perobot adds 2 Pepper sales agents

Perobot, Foxconn Electronics' subsidiary for marketing its Pepper service-providing humanoid robot in the Taiwan market, has added two sales agents, Systex and High Performance Information, in addition to the original agent Asia Pacific Telecom, acco.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 26 min. ago

Netflix is entering China through a local licensing deal

After being locked out of the massive Chinese market by regulators, Netflix looks set to be able to enter the country after all.  The company has signed a licensing deal with local streaming service iQiyi, which claims over 500 million monthly u.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 46 min. ago

Voot Rolls Out VOD Progressive Web App

Viacom18’s Foot has recently announced that it has turned its mobile website into a Progressive Web App (PWA) using features such as Add to Home-screen and a service worker. According to a recent press release, PWA allows reliable, fast, and engagi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

Uber plans to launch flying taxis by 2020

Taxi-hailing app Uber has announced plans to introduce a flying taxi service in just three year's time......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Verizon Makes Aggressive Gigabit Moves with Fios Gigabit Service

Verizon Makes Aggressive Gigabit Moves with Fios Gigabit Service Verizon has joined the gigabit trend today, with the launch Fios Gigabit Connection. The service will offer up to 940 Mbps downstream and 880 Mbps upstream to select Fios markets for $.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

AT&T Fixed Wireless Service for Rural Markets Will be Capped and Start at $60/month

AT&T Fixed Wireless Service for Rural Markets Will be Capped and Start at $60/month AT&T fixed wireless services for rural markets launched in Georgia, the company announced today. The 10 Mbps fixed wireless service will serve 400K locations by the.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

TDS Launches 1 Gigabit High-speed Internet Service for Businesses

TDS Launches 1 Gigabit High-speed Internet Service for Businesses April 24, 2017 — Today, TDS Telecom (TDS®) announces the availability of 1Gig high-speed internet service for commercial customers in six states, including: Georgia: St. Marys.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Comcast DOCSIS 3.1 Gigabit Rollout to Cover Utah

Comcast DOCSIS 3.1 Gigabit Rollout to Cover Utah The Comcast DOCSIS 3.1 gigabit rollout continues with the news that Comcast is leveraging its investment in DOCSIS 3.1 technology to deliver residential broadband service as fast as 1 Gbps throughout.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Sling Air TV Player Promotion Targets Cord Cutters

Sling Air TV Player Promotion Targets Cord Cutters A new Sling Air TV promotion is targeted squarely at cord cutters. Starting today, viewers willing to shell out for three months or more of Sling TV service will receive a wireless AirTV Player and.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Behind the AT&T 5G Evolution 20-City Launch

Behind the AT&T 5G Evolution 20-City Launch AT&T today said it will launch AT&T 5G Evolution wireless service in 20 markets before year-end, beginning with a launch in Austin, Texas today. The news is the latest example of how major national carrier.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Where Are the U.S. Firms That Pay the Best Salaries? Silicon Valley (Mostly)

Silicon Valley cloud service, networking, and data-analytics providers dominate Glassdoor’s latest list of high-paying employers Silicon Valley cloud service, networking, and data-analytics providers dominate Glassdoor’s latest list of high-payin.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News8 hr. 26 min. ago