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CIA Co-Developed "Athena" Windows Malware With US Cyber Security Company, WikiLeaks Reveals

An anonymous reader writes: Today, WikiLeaks leaked documentation about a tool called Athena. According to leaked documents, which WikiLeaks previously claimed it received from hackers and CIA insiders, Athena is an implant -- a CIA technical term fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

Coda, a collaborative editor with word processor and spreadsheet tools, launches in private beta, reveals $60M in funding over two rounds, Reid Hoffman on board (Casey Newton/The Verge)

Casey Newton / The Verge: Coda, a collaborative editor with word processor and spreadsheet tools, launches in private beta, reveals $60M in funding over two rounds, Reid Hoffman on board  —  From rows and columns to custom apps .....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

The future of turbocharging: anything but all hot air

Honeywell plans to spin off its Transportation Systems business, which includes turbochargers, at a time when demand for the fuel-saving devices is set to boom according to company internal forecasts. Even with increased adoption of hybrid powertrain.....»»

Category: plasticsSource:  plasticstodayRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Keep Your WiFi Off KRACK

Up-to-date software, apps, browsers and router software offer the best protection against a potential flaw in wi-fi security called a key reinstallation attack, or KRACK.   -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Facebook is struggling to meet the burden of securing itself, security chief says

Chief Security Officer described security report as a “very painful process.” Enlarge / Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos. (credit: Dave Maass) Facebook is Struggling to live up to the responsibility it faces for adequately secur.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 0 min. ago

Twitter shares its roadmap to curb abuse

Twitter prides itself on being "what's happening," but unfortunately for the company's users, what's frequently happening is unchecked harassment. CEO Jack Dorsey apparently has plans to change all that, and today put forth a roadmap for curbing abus.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Nintendo adds wireless headphone support in Switch firmware 4.0.0

Nintendo quietly added wireless headphone support to the Switch with the 4.0.0 update. Its omission from the patch notes might indicate that the company is secretly developing a Switch branded set of cans......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Netflix Punisher series release date is official: November 17

Though the second season of Stranger Things is Netflix‘s most hotly anticipated debut this year, superhero fans have been champing at the bit for the company’s original The Punisher series. We’ve known for a while that this show was.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News4 hr. 0 min. ago

Facebook is failing to meet the burden of securing itself, security chief says

Chief Security Officer described security report as a “very painful process.” Enlarge / Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos. (credit: Dave Maass) Facebook is failing to live up to the responsibility it faces for adequately securing.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 0 min. ago

Amazon Spends $350K On Seattle Mayor"s Race

reifman writes: Until this summer, Amazon had never contributed more than $15,000 to a city political campaign in Seattle, but this year's different. The company is a lead funder in the Seattle Chamber of Commerce's PAC which dropped $525,000 Monday.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 16 min. ago

​Airspacex pitches military variant of MOBi air taxi

Airspacex is taking its MOBi, a modular electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft developed to relieve urban congestion, and tweaking the concept to meet a military missions such as medical evacuation and intelligence, surveillance and r.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  flightglobalRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

With new investment, Boeing is trying to make drones a part of your life

Boeing has invested in a startup that's trying to make autonomous flight the next big thing.  The company announced today that it has invested in Near Earth Autonomy, which develops technology for unmanned flying vehicles of all shapes and sizes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Apple Watch"s LTE Suspended In China Possibly Due To Government Security Concerns

The Apple Watch Series 3's best new feature has been mysteriously blocked in China. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, China has cut off the Apple Watch's LTE connectivity on Sept. 28 after brief availability from China Unicom. Indus.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. 10 S: Which version is right for you?

Not sure what version of Windows to get? Here are the major features of Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. the newer Windows 10 S to help you figure out which one belongs on your computer. The post Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. 10 S: Which version is right fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Need to know how to open RAR files? Here’s how to do it

Few things are more bothersome than not being able to open a file when you need it most. Check out our quick guide about how to open RAR files in Windows and MacOS. We will walk you through it, step by step. The post Need to know how to open RAR file.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Adobe wants to let you draw data visualizations by letting you draw data visualizations

 Every year at its MAX conference, Adobe shows off a couple of interesting prototypes that may or may net end up in one of its products. This year is no exception as the company highlighted 11 projects from its labs today. These included Project.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Vo Trong Nghia incorporates trees into chequerboard facade of Hanoi university building

Vo Trong Nghia Architects has completed an office building at Hanoi's FPT University, featuring gridded facades that incorporate recessed windows shaded by trees. Read more Vo Trong Nghia Architects has completed an office building at Hanoi'.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago

Atlassian beats with Q1 revenue of $193.8M, up 42% YoY, subscription revenue up 69% YoY to $84.4M; stock up 12% after hours (Stephanie Condon/ZDNet)

Stephanie Condon / ZDNet: Atlassian beats with Q1 revenue of $193.8M, up 42% YoY, subscription revenue up 69% YoY to $84.4M; stock up 12% after hours  —  The collaboration and productivity software company saw its subscription reven.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News5 hr. 32 min. ago

Boeing gets serious about self-flying planes with a new investment

Boeing has invested in a startup that's trying to make autonomous flight the next big thing.  The company announced today that it has invested in Near Earth Autonomy, which develops technology for unmanned flying vehicles of all shapes and sizes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago

UE Blast and Megablast Have Arrived With Amazon Alexa Onboard

Ultimate Ears, the company behind the extremely popular UE Boom series of Bluetooth speakers, unveiled two new products today, the UE Blast and UE Megablast. These new speakers should be better that the Boom series in many ways, but the standout feat.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago

Alphabet Invests $1 Billion In Lyft

Lyft announced Thursday that Google-parent Alphabet is leading a $1 billion financing round into the ride-hailing company. This ups Lyft's valuation from $7.5 billion to $11 billion. The funding is coming from CapitalG, one of Alphabet's investment f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago