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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

Microsoft"s Beam becomes Mixer, adds four person split-screen streaming to battle Twitch

Maybe it’s time to start paying attention to Microsoft’s livestreaming play. After acquiring fledgling service Beam last August, then integrating Beam into Windows 10 and the Xbox One, today Microsoft announced a whole raft of changes to make.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 7 min. ago

Ancestry.com denies exploiting users" DNA

The genealogy service says it is changing its terms and conditions after being criticised......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Russian postal service "hit by WannaCry"

Three employees claim service still suffering from the effects of the global ransomware attack......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Microsoft Beam is now Mixer, a game-streaming service with support from Telltale

Microsoft has rebranded the streaming service Beam as Mixer, and the changes aren't just limited to its name. Low-latency streaming and interactivity will let viewers and players engage more easily. The post Microsoft Beam is now Mixer, a game-stream.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Verizon’s SmartHub packs 4G LTE and support for smart home devices

Need a hub to manage your automated devices and a 4G LTE router? Look no further than Verizon's new SmartHub, a $200 hotspot that combines the best of both worlds. It's available with Verizon Home, a subscription monitoring service. The post Verizon&.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

One phone number for all your devices? T-Mobile brings Digits service to masses

T-Mobile is bringing its Digits program to all subscribers. Starting May 31, customers will be able to send and receive calls and messages from any smartphone, tablet, computer, or wearable. The post One phone number for all your devices? T-Mobile br.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

Everlight expanding LED packaging capacity

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics is expanding its packaging capacity from 4.5 billion LED chips to 5.5 billion units a month, with the additional capacity to be specifically for fine pixel pitch displays, automotive lighting and i.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 24 min. ago

How iCloud Photo Library matches up to Google Photos

Last week at the Google I/O developer conference, Google announced a raft of forthcoming additions to its Google Photos service. Since Google Photos runs on iOS and in any web browser, it’s a serious photo-storage option for Mac, iPhone, and iPa.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News11 hr. 39 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Can Be Easily Hacked

With technology growing each day, security seems to be the only major concern that is bogging everyone’s head. Especially, with the recent ransomware attack, it looks like, it is high time for companies to keep up with their security measures. And,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

Cox, Holman team up on subscription sales model

Cox Automotive and Holman Enterprises are teaming up to#8203; expand a retail vehicle-subscription service dubbed Flexdrive......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

Xbox Game Pass officially opens its doors to Gold subscribers ahead of June 1

Subscribers to Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One now have access to the free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's new game "rental" service. The subscription includes 40 Xbox One games and 72 backward-compatible Xbox 360 titles. The post Xbox Game Pa.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 16 min. ago

Facebook Signs BuzzFeed, Vox, Others For Original Video Shows

Facebook has signed deals with Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with ad breaks. The social media company is reportedly set to pay up to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 39 min. ago

Xbox Live Gold members can now start their free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass

Subscribers to Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One now have access to the free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's new game "rental" service. The subscription includes 40 Xbox One games and 72 backward-compatible Xbox 360 titles. The post Xbox Live Go.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Cooler Master reaches for the cosmos with its 25th Anniversary Edition PC case

To celebrate 25 years of service to the PC building community, Cooler Master is releasing a special edition of its popular Cosmos II PC case. It includes curved tempered glass sides, blue LED ambient illumination, and more. The post Cooler Master rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Microsoft To Launch Its Netflix-Style Game Pass On June 1; Live Gold Subscribers Get Early Access

Microsoft announced today that Xbox Game Pass, a new subscription service that would allow Xbox One owners to download and play a selection of games for a flat monthly fee, will launch on June 1. From a report: Xbox Live Gold subscribers, however, ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Santander checked income on just 8% of subprime auto borrowers for bond issue

Santander verified income on just 8 percent of borrowers whose loans it recently bundled into $1 billion of bonds, according to Moody's Investors Service......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Next-Gen Fighter, Nuclear Cruise Missile Eyed for Funding Boost

The Air Force wants to boost funding for next-generation technologies such as a potential sixth-generation fighter and a nuclear cruise missile. The service’s fiscal 2018... The Air Force wants to boost funding for next-generation technolog.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Digit review: Online savings account service to help you save money needs better controls

I first encountered Digit a couple of months ago when one of my daughters asked me to look at it as a way for her to slowly but steadily increase her savings account. As it stands she’s a pretty good saver all on her own, but the idea of an app.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Auto lender Santander checked income on just 8% of subprime borrowers for bond issue

Santander verified income on just 8 percent of borrowers whose loans it recently bundled into $1 billion of bonds, according to Moody's Investors Service......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Fetch Aims Software At Veterinarians

Irvine-based Fetch, a new software platform aimed at veterinary practices, said it has launched, aimed at helping veterinarians with managing their businesses and communicating with clients. According to the new service, it is looking to replace "ant.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017