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Firefox gets complaint for labeling unencrypted login page insecure

Sorry! That’s a feature not a bug. Enlarge / Passwords help keep hackers like this out, but passwords are pretty terrible. (credit: TeachPrivacy) The operator of a website that accepts subscriber logins only over unencrypted HTTP pages has t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Google Says 64 Percent of Chrome Traffic On Android Now Protected With HTTPS, 75 Percent On Mac, 66 Percent On Windows

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Google's push to make the web more secure by flagging sites using insecure HTTP connections appears to be working. The company announced today that 64 percent of Chrome traffic on Android is now pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 41 min. ago

Porsche Macan Turbo Exclusive Performance Edition Gets 911 Wheels

If you like the idea of the Porsche Macan Turbo with the Performance Package but wish there was a version that costs even more money, we have great news. Porsche just announced the Macan Turbo Exclusive Performance Edition. Basically, it’s a.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News22 hr. 25 min. ago

Elon Musk gets permission to begin Boring Co. digging in Maryland

 Elon Musk’s week is going pretty great thus far, between meeting the creators of Rick & Morty and now gaining permission to dig even more tunnels — besides the one he already got the OK to begin digging closer to home in Hawthorne......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 57 min. ago

HTC U11 Plus gets photographed, HTC U11 Life renders and specs also leaked

The HTC U11 Plus was just photographed gaining its Chinese certification along with a leaked render of the upcoming HTC U11 Life, a mid-range Android One phone. HTC has an event planned for November 2nd. While most of our attention has been foc.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

The Weather Channel wants you to know there"s a more pressing issue than the weather right now

The Weather Channel has a message for Americans: Puerto Rico is still in crisis.  The popular website of the IBM-owned company on Friday used its entire front page to remind visitors that the situation in Puerto Rico remains dire, exactly one mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Gears of War 4 Gets New Maps, Halloween Event

October will see the release of the final pair of multiplayer maps for Gears of War 4. Gears of War 4 will receive two new maps on October 23, and a Halloween event on October 27. In a post on Xbox Wire, The Coalition announced that the October.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Trump gets a 10 on Puerto Rico response from San Juan mayor — but on a very different scale

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz finally agrees with President Donald Trump on something: the U.S. government's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was a 10. Only for the mayor it's out of 100 — a failing grade, compared to Trump's perfe.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Pixel 2 Battery: 0 to 100% in 96 minutes

People like to point to the battery capacity as the one and only thing that matters, but there's more that goes into the equation. One part that often gets overlooked is how quickly the phone can be recharged. Battery life is one of the most imp.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

The Weather Channel would like to remind you that Puerto Rico is still a disaster

The Weather Channel has a message for Americans: Puerto Rico is still in crisis.  The popular website of the IBM-owned company on Friday used its entire front page to remind visitors that the situation in Puerto Rico remains dire, exactly one mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Google says 64% of Chrome traffic on Android now protected with HTTPS, 75% on Mac, 66% on Windows

 Google’s push to make the web more secure by flagging sites using insecure HTTP connections appears to be working. The company announced today that 64 percent of Chrome traffic on Android is now protected, up 42 percent from a year ago. I.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Lyft Gets $1 Billion Investment Led by Google’s Parent Company

Lyft announced that CapitalG, the investment division of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, Inc., will invest $1 billion in the ride-hailing company. That investment values Lyft at $11 billion. But from the sound of it, Alphabet intends to work.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Razer Blackwidow Chroma V2 Gaming Keyboard Review

Razer's BlackWidow V2 with Chroma is as good as it gets from the Razer line, and it's glorious indeed. Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of roundups. Note that if you click on one of these l.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Smartwatches For Kids Are a Total Privacy Nightmare

An anonymous reader shares a report: Kids' smartwatches are usually intended to help parents feel at ease that their children are safe when they're not around. But as it turns out, a number of these devices may do more harm than good. A 49-page repor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

SMO Destruction Gets A Date

After a brief reprieve last week when a judge issued a temporary restraining order halting the shortening of the runway at Santa Monica Municipal Airport (KSMO), the project is once again moving forward. On October 16, the preliminary injunction was.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  planeandpilotmagRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Raisbeck Gets STC For Hartzell Propeller

Raisbeck Engineering has earned an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for Hartnzell Propeller's new 106-in.-dia., five-blade composite propeller designed for the Beechraft King Air 350. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Middlesbrough modified Kodi box trader gets suspended jail term

Brian Thompson had planned to argue the law in connection with the boxes was a "grey area"......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Google Parent Leads a $1 Billion Investment in Lyft

Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber. Alphabet Inc., which gets most of its money from Google's digital ad network, is leading a $1 billion investment.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Qualcomm Gets Exit At August Home

San Diego-based Qualcomm Ventures, the venture investment arm of Qualcomm, has had an exit in its portfolio--smart lock maker August Home. August was acquired by ASSA ABLOY on Thursday. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. August.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Lost Dimension Headed To PC Via Steam On October 30

In a rather surprising new development, a Steam page for the Lancarse-developed 2014 PS3 and PS Vita tactical RPG Lost Dimension has surfaced with an October 30 release date. Read Lost Dimension Headed To PC Via Steam On October 30 on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Bits: Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Regulation Is Looming

In this week’s tech newsletter, the tech giants battle Washington’s regulatory fervor. Also, Lyft gets a lot of money, and Google may remake Toronto......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017