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Australian Senator Attacks Censorship, Classification Board

Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm tells Senate the Government “should leave video gamers alone.” Australian Liberal Democratic Party Senator David Leyonhjelm has criticised the Government and the Australian Classification Board in a speech.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignMar 20th, 2017

Not our fault: Apple says third-party batteries to blame for exploding Beats headphones

You might remember the story of an Australian woman back in March whose headphones exploded in her face during a flight. At the time, there was no information about the headphones, other than they were battery powered. We now know that they were a pa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

Weak defences leave us wide open to ransom attacks

Last week’s cyberattacks were small beer. The UK government must invest in NHS upgrades before a bigger threat brings it to its knees.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

SSDs Vulnerable to Deliberate, Low-Level Data Corruption Attacks

A new type of attack against NAND flash can destroy data on planar MLC SSDs, which happens to be a significant percentage of the SSDs on the market. The post SSDs Vulnerable to Deliberate, Low-Level Data Corruption Attacks appeared first on ExtremeTe.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

Examining the FCC claim that DDoS attacks hit net neutrality comment system

Attacks came from either an unusual type of DDoS or poorly written spam bots. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Valery Brozhinsky) On May 8, when the Federal Communications Commission website failed and many people were prevented from submitting.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 21 min. ago

Facebook defends content policy after guidelines leak

Facebook has caught its share of flak from critics of its leaked content rules. Some are worried that it's being too lenient on abusers, while others are convinced it's engaging in heavy-handed censorship. And apparently, Faceboo.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News15 hr. 48 min. ago

Google"s Jamboard goes on sale as connected whiteboard market gets crowded

What do the Google Jamboard, Cisco Spark Board and Microsoft Surface Hub have in common? They all expect you to live in and on their silos and stacks......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News16 hr. 36 min. ago

Google’s huge 4K touchscreen whiteboard is now on sale for $5K

 Google’s Jamboard is not a kitchen app for curating PB&J recipes – it’s a 55-inch digital whiteboard, with pen and touch input, companion iOS and Android apps, an Nvidia Jetson TX1 processor on board and 4K resolution. The beh.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 36 min. ago

2017 Smart ForTwo ED is cheaper than its smaller, slower charging predecessor

The latest Smart ForTwo ED already has a bevy of advantages compared with its predecessor. It's bigger, its motor is more potent with 80 horsepower and 115 pound-feet of torque, and it charges way more quickly. It's on-board charge.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News19 hr. 56 min. ago

More evidence for WannaCry "link" to North Korean hackers

Tools that helped WannaCry spread were also used in attacks linked to North Korea, says security firm......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

WannaCry attack "linked" to North Korea hacking group

Tools that helped WannaCry spread were also used in attacks linked to North Korea, says security firm......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Resident Evil Getting Rebooted Into a Six-Film Franchise

Martin Moszkowicz, chairman of the board at Constantin Film, confirmed to Variety at the Cannes Film Festival that the "Resident Evil" movie franchise is getting rebooted into a six-film franchise. From the report: The franchise was set to end with t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

A speed benefit in solid-state disk design opens them up for attack

Solid-state disks are faster than hard-drive disks and their prices have dropped significantly, but new information suggests that some SSDs suffer from a unique vulnerability to particular kinds of attacks. The post A speed benefit in solid-state dis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Daimler begins construction on a $562 million lithium-ion battery factory in Germany

German automaker wants to bring 10 new electric models to the market by 2020. Enlarge / Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel in a conversation with Dieter Zetsche (Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Car.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Daimler begins construction on a $562 million lithium-ion battery in Germany

German automaker wants to bring 10 new electric models to the market by 2020. Enlarge / From Daimler's press page: "Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel in a conversation with Dieter Zetsche (Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

2017’s “Board Game of the Year” shortlist is out—get playing!

More Vikings, a new "escape room," some dominoes, and more. Enlarge The shortlist for board game's biggest international award, the Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year), has just been announced by the German critics' association that awards th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Apple insists that a Beats headphone explosion wasn’t its fault

Earlier this year a pair of Beats headphones worn by an Australian woman suddenly caught fire during a flight. Apple, which owns Beats, has pinned the blame on AAA batteries that are used to power older versions of the device. The post Apple insists.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

AT20 Giveaway Day 19: EVGA Is Never Board with Power

Good morning everyone. The AT20 giveaway series is nearly at an end. With today being day 19 of our 20 day giveaway celebration of AnandTech’s 20th anniversary, that means we only have 3 giveaways left! So let’s get down to business......»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Apple insists Beats headphones explosion wasn’t its fault

Earlier this year a pair of Beats headphones worn by an Australian woman suddenly caught fire during a flight. Apple, which owns Beats, has pinned the blame on AAA batteries that are used to power older versions of the device. The post Apple insists.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Before Ford, Hackett built reputation on transforming Mich. office furniture company

Jim Hackett, the man reported to be replacing Mark Fields as Ford CEO, is a former board member at the automaker who spent most of his career running a Michigan furniture maker......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Bring the whole family on your next open-water adventure with the BigSUP

Supflex introduces the BigSUP 18 -- an inflatable stand-up paddle board made for groups of up to 10 people. Go paddling on the open water with your whole family or a bunch of close friends. The post Bring the whole family on your next open-water adve.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2017