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Predictive analytics can stop ransomware dead in its tracks

This past February marks the two-year anniversary when Livingston County, Michigan, was hit by ransomware. The wealthiest county in the state had three years’ worth of tax information possibly at the mercy of cybercriminals.As a local government.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldApr 11th, 2017

The Untold Story of Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

From Project Trioxide to cracking Castle Crashers to improving the original Xbox games. It's quite a story! Quick: name your favorite E3 ever. Time’s up! Can you even pick one? Hopefully they’re all fun in their own way for gamers, but for.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News9 min. ago

These Galaxy S8 and Note 8 accessories allow you to make the most of your phone

Here are all the accessories and cases you can buy to improve the way you use your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 or Galaxy S8. Samsung has released three of the best phones of the year in the form of the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.Each.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News9 min. ago

Nintendo to release SNES-themed 3DS XL in the U.S.

 Nintendo is going to ride the retro cash cow to the bank. The company recently announced an SNES-themed 3DS XL for Europe and apparently its coming to the States, too. The handheld is available for pre-order for $199 and ships two weeks after t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 min. ago

Lyft hires Katie Dill as VP of Design

 Lyft has hired Katie Dill as its new Vice President of Design, overseeing design in a broad sense across the company, covering user experience, product and more. Dill joins from Airbnb, where she was Director of Experience and helped usher in t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 min. ago

Costumes, Driveable Tanks, and electroBOOM at Maker Faire Calgary

Maker Faire Calgary is being held over the Halloween weekend? Sounds like a phenomenal idea to us. We can't wait to go! Read more on MAKE The post Costumes, Driveable Tanks, and electroBOOM at Maker Faire Calgary appeared first on Make: DIY Proj.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated News17 min. ago

Patreon moves to restrict adult content on its crowdfunding site

NSFW Warning: This story may contain links to and descriptions or images of explicit sexual acts. Patreon is a crowdfunding platform that enables people to receive subscription payments for the work that they do. It's a way of connecti.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News17 min. ago

"Geostorm" fizzles as "Boo 2" scares up a win at the box office

Disaster spectacle Geostorm fizzled out at the box office, while Tyler Perry's comedy sequel Boo 2! A Madea Halloween repeated the success of its predecessor with an impressive opening weekend. The post 'Geostorm' fizzles as 'Boo 2.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 min. ago

How Netflix keeps ‘Stranger Things’ lo-fi in a high-tech world

Netflix is still surprised that Stranger Things, a science-fiction series starring five young kids, became a worldwide sensation immediately after it was released. Unlike some of its biggest hits, like House of Cards (which is based on a Bri.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News25 min. ago

The Real Zombies of Nature

The zombie has had a bit of a renaissance over the last decade. Hollywood churns out films like World War Z and TV shows like The Walking Dead, communities throughout the country hold zombie runs and... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News33 min. ago

Sharklike Helicoprion Ruled Its Environs with a Row of Vertical Teeth

An extinct monster fish shows that, yes, evolution could be that crazy -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News33 min. ago

Is it Possible to Play ‘Grand Theft Auto’ without Breaking the Law?

As part of its BuzzFeedBlue channel, BuzzFeed decided to have a few seasoned Grand Theft Auto players attempt to complete three tasks in the game without breaking any laws. Now, for anyone who has played Grand Theft Auto in the past, you know that is.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News45 min. ago

Samsung patent shows company working on AirPower-style wireless charging mat

A patent application published on Friday shows that Samsung is working on what looks like its own equivalent of Apple’s upcoming AirPower wireless charging mat. A patent illustration shows it simultaneously charging both a phone and a smartwatc.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News45 min. ago

Marketing activation platform ActionIQ raises $30M Series B led by Andreessen Horowitz, to give marketers better audience insights for more effective campaigns (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Marketing activation platform ActionIQ raises $30M Series B led by Andreessen Horowitz, to give marketers better audience insights for more effective campaigns  —  The trend of using big data analytics to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News45 min. ago

Footage of Harry Styles being groped at concert sparks Twitter movement

Fans of Harry Styles online were left gobsmacked and angry after a video emerged of the One Direction star being groped during the annual "We Can Survive" gig at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles for National Breast Cancer Awareness month.  SEE.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News53 min. ago

Jeff Goldblum"s story about his first date with his contortionist wife definitely beats your story

Oh Jeff, you were so preoccupied with whether or not she could, you didn't stop to think about whether or not she should! SEE ALSO: 'Thor: Ragnarok' has kind of a funny problem Just kidding, Jeff Goldblum went on The Graham Norton Show on Friday,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News53 min. ago

Latest TENNA leak hints of a single rear camera on the next Redmi Note

Earlier we saw a Redmi Note 5 render that hinted at a 18:9 display and a dual camera setup. After hitting record sales in its segment, the Redmi Note series has become a prominent name under the sub 15k price category. Because of its popularit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News53 min. ago

4 fantastic free tools for working with stock images

These nifty solutions can make you more productive, and give you more time to focus on the creative aspects of your designs. Whether you’re putting together a print design, building a website or creating an app, high quality stock photog.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News53 min. ago

More images of the OnePlus 5T appear on company"s Chinese website

Company's page reveals the OnePlus 5T in all its glory, giving a clear look at what we can expect from the next OnePlus flagship smartphone. The trend of near bezel-less displays continues to grow stronger, with OnePlus 5T being spotted on the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News53 min. ago

Essential Announces $200 (29%) Discount on Phones -- Price Dropped To $499

An anonymous reader quote CNET: The heavily hyped, Andy Rubin-backed Essential phone launched late in August. Now, two months later, its price has been cut from $699 to $499. The news was announced in a Sunday blog post by company president Niccolo d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News53 min. ago

B Capital Hires Howard L. Morgan as Its New Chairman

The venture capital fund taps a veteran of the start-up world as it looks to broaden its scope beyond Silicon Valley and China......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News53 min. ago