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Expert: Apple may have deployed unauthorized patch by mistake

Last month, reports came out that Apple accidentally installed a fake firmware patch on internal development servers. That's a lesson to all companies to be careful about where they get their patches.What may have happened is that an Apple employe.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldMar 16th, 2017

The Blackcoat"s Daughter Review

Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka and Lucy Boynton star in the horror-thriller about students stuck alone at a private school during break. Some movies are just plain frustrating. They have a capable cast and an interesting idea at their core, but a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News54 min. ago

Scorching heat from this "artificial sun" could help fight climate change

German scientists have just switched on the world's largest "artificial sun," an instrument they say could be a game-changing technology in the fight against climate change. With 149 high-powered lamps, the Synlight system produces light about 10,000.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News55 min. ago

Trump"s review of emissions rules may only slow march to higher mpg

Emissions rules set by the EPA may take a backseat to consumers demanding vehicles that guzzle less gas and automakers having to meet tougher standards if they want to export cars overseas, according to auto industry analysts......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Turns out, that viral website where kittens attack Trump may have trolled us all

The internet may have been duped once again, us included. Earlier this week, a supposed 17-year-old named Lucy made headlines across multiple news sites (including Mashable) when she claimed that President Trump's lawyers were pressuring her to shut.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

"Fixer Upper" is giving fans exactly what they wanted: A new spinoff

All this talk about Beauty and the Beast has taken away from the true fairytale of our time: Chip and Joanna Gaines.  HGTV's redesign darlings have become relationship goals, family goals and house goals over and over again across four seasons o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Everyone on Twitch can"t stop watching this new survival shooter

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is tearing up the charts on Twitch today, placing at no. 1 with over 145,000 viewers across just 20 different streamers. This may be the first time you're hearing about Battlegrounds. The game just released on Steam.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

DEAL: 3-Pack of USB Type-C to Micro USB Adapters is Just $6

Most phones come equipped with a USB Type-C port these days, so that means the included charger in the box will take care of your charging needs for the most part. But let’s say you have a bunch of old chargers lying around that you’d lik.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

This patent for Apple Watch could cut down on distracted driving

Apple has patented a new feature that appears to reduce notifications on its wearable once the user hits the road. Using mobile devices while driving tends to be a dangerous-at-best, deadly-at-worst combination, one that's compounded even.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Massive Ukraine Munitions Blasts May Have Been Caused By a Drone

dryriver writes: The BBC reports that 20,000 people are being evacuated from the immediate area around a munition dump in Ukraine that has gone up in flames. The 350 hectare munition dump near Kharkiv is around 100km (60 miles) from fighting against.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Apple patent application outlines an iPhone-powered notebook

Apple may soon be channeling its inner Motorola and Asus if a product described in a recent patent application ever comes to fruition......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

Microsoft expands connected car push with patent licensing

Microsoft's push into the connected car space has moved up a gear with a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota. The world's second-largest auto maker will have access to a range of Microsoft patents as part of the deal announced this week. R.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

Senators reintroduce a bill to improve cybersecurity in cars

 Senators Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut have reintroduced the Security and Privacy in Your Car (SPY Car) Act of 2017. They first introduced the bill, along with a similar bill for aircraft, during the last sess.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

The Wirecutter"s best deals: Apple"s 15-inch MacBook Pro drops to $2,070

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

Instagram adds two-factor authentication, censors photos that are deemed offensive or disturbing

When in doubt, blur it out. That’s how Instagram is handling any controversial photos that surface on its platform.On Thursday, Instagram announced a new policy to blur out “sensitive” content that users have flagged as either offensive or.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago

8 Best Power Rangers Pop Vinyls

The coolest Funko Pop Vinyls based on everyone's favorite show about morphing. The ridiculousness of the Power Rangers franchise is directly proportional to its incredible multimedia success. Those who cut their teeth on the series have now com.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

Wolverine Has Foreskin, Without Question

Folks, I’ll keep this brief-ish because it doesn’t deserve too much of anyone’s time. There have been rumblings on the internet (that’s code for “I saw at least one blog and/or tweet about this”) that we should be wondering whether Wolver.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

Uber will totally narc on teens

Kids are not to be trusted. And now, thanks to Uber for teens, they don't have to be. The scandal-plagued ride-hail company announced Thursday a new program allowing parents to add teenagers to a "family profile," thus allowing plucky youngsters aged.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

Turns out, that viral website where kittens attack Trump may have tolled us all

The internet may have been duped once again, us included. Earlier this week, a supposed 17-year-old named Lucy made headlines across multiple news sites (including Mashable) when she claimed that President Trump's lawyers were pressuring her to shut.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

WikiLeaks dump shows how CIA compromised iPhones and Macs

WikiLeaks' latest document dump allegedly shows the CIA has devoted a lot of time to going after Apple products.  The leaking organization released another dose of documents on Thursday that detail "several CIA projects that infect Apple Mac fir.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

Latest WikiLeaks docs show how the CIA hacked iPhones and MacBooks

The last round of leaks covered the covert tools used by the CIA to exploit Android, Windows, and other platforms. This time it's Apple's turn in the spotlight. The post Latest WikiLeaks docs show how the CIA hacked iPhones and MacBooks appeared firs.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago