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Review: NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 980 And GeForce GTX 970 Maxwell Powerhouse GPUs
5 Million Viewers Watched Destiny On Twitch During Its First Week
Acer Announces 28-Inch XB280HK Monitor With 4K Resolution And NVIDIA G-SYNC
Lowest Prices Ever On Lenovo Touch PCs And TouchPads; Plus Save Big On WiFi TVs, Dell Monitors And More!
Microsoft Sends 2,100 Pink Slips In Massive14 Percent Job Cut
Hell-Bent On Killing The Open Internet, US Senate Still Doesn’t Get Net Neutrality
Apple Says Your iPhone 6 Is Secure From Prying Eyes, Even With A Search Warrant
Verizon Planning To Launch WiFi Calling Capability By Mid-2015
Tinba Trojan Targets U.S. Bank Customers With Browser Exploit
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Up For Pre-Order Tomorrow, Deliveries October 17th
Stick An iPad On Your Face, AirVR Kickstarter Envisions Virtual Reality For iOS
New Radar Gun Technology Will Allow Police To Catch Motorists Texting While Driving
Amazon Releases Four Refreshed Fire Tablets And Two Kindle E-Readers
Logitech Harmony Remotes Can Now Harmoniously Control Your Smart Home Too
Lowest Prices Ever On Lenovo Laptops; Plus New Low Prices On HP Pavilion Monitors, Bowers & Wilkins Speakers And More
Destiny Pulls In $325 Million Worldwide Within First Five Days
AT&T Starts Taking Pre-Orders for Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 And 8.4
Sony Struggles In Smartphone Segment, Predicts $2.1 Billion Loss For Fiscal Year
Facebook Preparing ‘Moments’ Private Sharing App For Just Close Friends And Family
Xbox One Game Controller Coming To Windows PCs In November

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Review: NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 980 And GeForce GTX 970 Maxwell Powerhouse GPUs

Review: NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 980 And GeForce GTX 970 Maxwell Powerhouse GPUs

NVIDIA has lifted the embargo on its latest flagship graphics cards based on its Maxwell architecture, the GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970. The two cards are somewhat similar and share the same 4GB frame buffer and GM204 GPU, but the GTX 970’s GPU is clocked a bit lower and features fewer active SMs and CUDA cores. The GeForce GTX 980’s...

5 Million Viewers Watched Destiny On Twitch During Its First Week

5 Million Viewers Watched Destiny On Twitch During Its First Week

It seems that not only were people interested in purchasing Destiny that amounted to $325 million in worldwide sales within its first five, but also watching it. According to Activision, Destiny content was watched by 5 million unique viewers on Twitch during its first week. This means that not only is Destiny the best-selling new video game...

Acer Announces 28-Inch XB280HK Monitor With 4K Resolution And NVIDIA G-SYNC

Acer Announces 28-Inch XB280HK Monitor With 4K Resolution And NVIDIA G-SYNC

Two of the hottest technologies in the display category right now are 4K Ultra HD and NVIDIA G-SYNC. What happens when you combine the two? You end up with Acer's XB270H, a 28-inch 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160) display with a 60Hz refresh rate, blazing fast 1ms response time, and G-SYNC to keep things honest. The XB280HK is one of two new XBO Series...

Lowest Prices Ever On Lenovo Touch PCs And TouchPads; Plus Save Big On WiFi TVs, Dell Monitors And More!

Lowest Prices Ever On Lenovo Touch PCs And TouchPads; Plus Save Big On WiFi TVs, Dell Monitors And More!

Welcome back for another installment of HOT deals, courtesy of our friends at LogicBuy. On tap for you all today, we have deals on the Lenovo IdeaCentre Flex 20 multi-mode touch PC, an HP Pavilion 23tm 23" 1080p touch-enabled display, a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop with touch, and a whole lot more. Full details with links and pricing for all of...

Microsoft Sends 2,100 Pink Slips In Massive14 Percent Job Cut

Microsoft Sends 2,100 Pink Slips In Massive14 Percent Job Cut

In a second round of layoffs, Microsoft has let go of 2,100 employees on Thursday. According to a company spokesman, 747 of those employees were located in the Seattle area and the remaining cuts will occur at other locations worldwide. The layoffs are part of Microsoft’s plan to eliminate a total of 18,000 jobs as Microsoft chief executive...

Hell-Bent On Killing The Open Internet, US Senate Still Doesn’t Get Net Neutrality

Hell-Bent On Killing The Open Internet, US Senate Still Doesn’t Get Net Neutrality

This past Wednesday, several Republican senators argued before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the topic of Net Neutrality and the Federal Communications Commission. While a large amount of companies are asking that the FCC classify the internet as a utility, Republicans are arguing such a move would give the FCC too much power which would...

Apple Says Your iPhone 6 Is Secure From Prying Eyes, Even With A Search Warrant

Apple Says Your iPhone 6 Is Secure From Prying Eyes, Even With A Search Warrant

Not even three weeks removed from a rather controversial iCloud hacking incident in which hackers were able to obtain nude photos of celebrities and post them online, Apple is championing itself as the protector of user privacy. Not many companies have the marketing mojo to go from one extreme end of the spectrum to the other, let alone do...

Verizon Planning To Launch WiFi Calling Capability By Mid-2015

Verizon Planning To Launch WiFi Calling Capability By Mid-2015

When was the last time a wireless carrier announced a new service feature without heavy marketing fanfare? Verizon Communications’ executive vice president and CFO Fran Shammo announced Wi-Fi calling for the service this week, but seemed to play down the importance of the feature. Wi-Fi calling will let customers use their mobile phones...

Tinba Trojan Targets U.S. Bank Customers With Browser Exploit

Tinba Trojan Targets U.S. Bank Customers With Browser Exploit

Avast, makers of the self-titled free antivirus software (along with paid Internet security suites), has discovered that the "Tinba Banker" Trojan is back in circulation, and this time it's targeting more than two dozen financial institutions in the United States. There are some big names among them, including Bank of America, HSBC, TD Bank,...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Up For Pre-Order Tomorrow, Deliveries October 17th

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Up For Pre-Order Tomorrow, Deliveries October 17th

To borrow (and slightly butcher) Samsung's favorite catchphrase, the next big thing is almost here. That big thing, of course, is the Galaxy Note 4, the Android-based arch-nemesis of Apple's iPhone 6 Plus. If you've been holding out for the Galaxy Note 4, the wait is nearly over -- you can place your pre-order tomorrow with availability in...

Stick An iPad On Your Face, AirVR Kickstarter Envisions Virtual Reality For iOS

Stick An iPad On Your Face, AirVR Kickstarter Envisions Virtual Reality For iOS

Metatecture is hopping on the virtual reality bandwagon with a low-cost alternative called AirVR. Similar to the Samsung Gear VR, AirVR is a bring-your-own-hardware affair, that hardware being an iPhone 6 Plus or an iPad mini. Yes, you're going to look a little (or a lot) ridiculous with an iPad mini pressed against your face, but the upside...

New Radar Gun Technology Will Allow Police To Catch Motorists Texting While Driving

New Radar Gun Technology Will Allow Police To Catch Motorists Texting While Driving

It should be common sense by now that you shouldn’t text and drive. Currently, 44 states in the U. S. have banned the practice and now police may be able to enforce the government’s harsh stance on texting and driving with a radar gun that will be able to tell if a driver is texting or not. The radar gun-like device is being developed...

Amazon Releases Four Refreshed Fire Tablets And Two Kindle E-Readers

Amazon Releases Four Refreshed Fire Tablets And Two Kindle E-Readers

As the run-up to the annual holiday shopping season gets ever closer, major companies are unveiling their newest wares and putting them on sale just in time. Amazon's in that bunch as well, sprucing up its tablet line, revising its Android-based Fire OS, and even introducing a fancy new Kindle for those who'd prefer to stick to the basics...

Logitech Harmony Remotes Can Now Harmoniously Control Your Smart Home Too

Logitech Harmony Remotes Can Now Harmoniously Control Your Smart Home Too

Having put every last entertainment device in your living room under the control of the Harmony Remote, Logitech is ready to take over the rest of the house. The company firmly stepped into the home control market today, releasing two high-end home remotes and the necessary Logitech Harmony Home Hub, which manages the traffic between the remotes...

Lowest Prices Ever On Lenovo Laptops; Plus New Low Prices On HP Pavilion Monitors, Bowers & Wilkins Speakers And More

Lowest Prices Ever On Lenovo Laptops; Plus New Low Prices On HP Pavilion Monitors, Bowers & Wilkins Speakers And More

It’s time for the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at LogicBuy. On the menu for you all this hump-day, we have deals on the Lenovo Z50 Core i5-based notebook with hybrid drive, a Dell Venue 7 16GB Android tablet, a Bowers & Wilkins Z2 Wireless Music System, and a whole lot more. Full details for all of the...

Destiny Pulls In $325 Million Worldwide Within First Five Days

Destiny Pulls In $325 Million Worldwide Within First Five Days

Despite mixed reviews from game critics, Destiny’s sales have been great for Activision and Bungie. Activision announced today that the persistent online FPS title has sold-through over $325 million worldwide during its first five days since it was released on September 11. Activision also revealed that Destiny players had logged in...

AT&T Starts Taking Pre-Orders for Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 And 8.4

AT&T Starts Taking Pre-Orders for Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 And 8.4

Wireless carrier AT&T announced that it's taking pre-orders for Samsung's thinnest and lightest 10.5-inch and 8.4-inch tablets to date. More specifically, we're talking about the Galaxy Tab S 10.5, which measures a scant 0.26 inches thin and weighs 16.5 ounces, and the Galaxy Tab S 8.4, which also measures just 0.26 inches wide but weighs...

Sony Struggles In Smartphone Segment, Predicts $2.1 Billion Loss For Fiscal Year

Sony Struggles In Smartphone Segment, Predicts $2.1 Billion Loss For Fiscal Year

Sony today revised its consolidated forecast for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, and the new numbers don't look so hot. Just the opposite, Sony now expects to post a 230 billion yen ($2.1 billion in U.S. currency) loss. The Japanese electronics company also said there will be no interim dividend or year-end dividend of common stock....

Facebook Preparing ‘Moments’ Private Sharing App For Just Close Friends And Family

Facebook Preparing ‘Moments’ Private Sharing App For Just Close Friends And Family

Although Facebook hasn’t made any official comments about a new app, reports are surfacing that an app, codenamed Moments, make break cover soon. If these reports are accurate, the app will be meant to give users a better tool for sharing messages with specific groups of people privately. That’s a feature that both Facebook and...

Xbox One Game Controller Coming To Windows PCs In November

Xbox One Game Controller Coming To Windows PCs In November

Good news for PC gamers who have wanted to use the Xbox One’s controller on the PC. Microsoft has announced that it is releasing a wired Xbox One controller for the PC platform this November. Just in time for the holidays, the controller was designed for use with Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 PCs.  Simply connect the controller...

2K Games To Employ 3D Face-Mapping Tech For ‘NBA 2K15’  Player Characters

2K Games To Employ 3D Face-Mapping Tech For ‘NBA 2K15’ Player Characters

After blowing out both of my knees, at least one of which is still in need of more surgical repair, I find it's safer and generally easier on my body (though not always my sanity) to drop dimes and take it strong to the rim in basketball simulations than it is to hop back on the blacktop. That's one of the reasons why I'm looking forward to...

NVIDIA Game 24 Global Celebration of PC Gamers Event Starts September 18th, 6PM PDT

NVIDIA Game 24 Global Celebration of PC Gamers Event Starts September 18th, 6PM PDT

Have you gone and registered for NVIDIA's upcoming GAME 24 event? As a friendly reminder from your favorite technology site on the web, GAME 24 is scheduled to take place on September 18, 2014, at 6PM PDT. What the flip is GAME 24? The aptly named event is a 24-hour celebration of PC gaming hosted by NVIDIA in which there will also be "major...

Google Adds Twitch, iHeart Radio, Watch Disney and Other Apps To Chromecast

Google Adds Twitch, iHeart Radio, Watch Disney and Other Apps To Chromecast

As HBO mulls the addition of a streaming-only option for its content, Verizon and Sony consider cloud-based pay-TV replacements, and Roku celebrates sales of 10 million devices, it's obvious that the future of television looks different than what we've dealt with in the past. Google's Chromecast is amongst the least expensive and most flexible...

California Starts Issuing Self-Driving Car Permits To Google, Mercedes, Audi, Others But They Need A Steering Wheel

California Starts Issuing Self-Driving Car Permits To Google, Mercedes, Audi, Others But They Need A Steering Wheel

California is making it legal for self-driving vehicles to hit the road. The California Department of Motor Vehicles has started issuing permits allowing these self-driving cars to be tested on the state’s public roads so long as certain requirements are met and fees are paid. A $150 application fee is required that will provide permits...

Netropolitan Is Facebook For The Rich, Only A $9000 Fee To Join

Netropolitan Is Facebook For The Rich, Only A $9000 Fee To Join

Facebook has become too crowded and too mundane. With around 1.3 billion Facebook users, it’s understandable to be overwhelmed by everything and want to get away from it all. However, unlike Facebook which is looking to connect everyone to the internet, there is a new site called Netropolitan that focuses more on exclusivity and privacy....

Research Shows Violent Video Games May Reduce Real Life Violent Crime Rate

Research Shows Violent Video Games May Reduce Real Life Violent Crime Rate

For about as long as video games have existed, so too have the folks that have tried very hard to pin the blame of any increased violence on them. That's despite the fact that there's never been documented proof of such trends - but for some, reason isn't exactly their forte. Nonetheless, researchers at Villanova University and Rutgers University...

Lowest Price Ever On Lenovo Multimedia Remotes; Plus One Day Only Deals On Amazon Headphones, Logitech Keyboards And More

Lowest Price Ever On Lenovo Multimedia Remotes; Plus One Day Only Deals On Amazon Headphones, Logitech Keyboards And More

Welcome back to the latest installment of HOT deals, courtesy of our friends at LogicBuy. On tap for you all today, we have deals on the Lenovo Enhanced Multimedia Remote N5902, a Dell XPS 8700 Core i7-based desktop system with GeForce graphics, a Samsung UN55F8000 55-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D Ultra Slim Smart LED HDTV, and a whole lot more. Full...

Micron's New M600 SSD Offers 16nm NAND, Dynamic Write Acceleration

Micron's New M600 SSD Offers 16nm NAND, Dynamic Write Acceleration

Earlier this year, Samsung made major waves with the introduction of its 850 Pro SSD and the first commercial iteration of 3D stacked flash memory. Now, Micron is striking back with lower-geometry conventional NAND -- and new drive technology it claims will accelerate performance more effectively than other competing solutions. The new M600...

Microsoft Universal Keyboard Doesn't Discriminate, Works With Windows, Android and iOS

Microsoft Universal Keyboard Doesn't Discriminate, Works With Windows, Android and iOS

Mobile Bluetooth keyboards are a dime a dozen, but mobile Bluetooth keyboards that come from Microsoft and support Android, iOS, as well as Windows, are far less common. But that's what the company gives us with its "Universal Mobile Keyboard", a very compact option that allows you to prop either a smartphone or a tablet on a stand...

Windows 9 Cometh? September 30th Windows Event In San Francisco Confirmed

Windows 9 Cometh? September 30th Windows Event In San Francisco Confirmed

There's been a great deal of Windows 9-related news this past week, but now, we have what's sure to be the most interesting: September 30th will be when we get our first real preview of what's coming. According to Re/code, Microsoft will be holding an event in which it wants you to, "Join us to hear about what's next for Windows and the enterprise"...

Latest Google Transparency Report Shows 150 Percent Increase In Government Data Demands

Latest Google Transparency Report Shows 150 Percent Increase In Government Data Demands

We already know that Uncle Sam is keeping tabs on us, or at least those of us who might trigger a red flag for one reason or another. The question is, to what degree? We might never know the full answer to that, though we can parse together bits and pieces to get an idea. For example, Google's latest transparency report reveals that government...

195,000 iPhone 6s Board A Plane From China To Alaska U.S., You Are Now Free To Move About The Country

195,000 iPhone 6s Board A Plane From China To Alaska U.S., You Are Now Free To Move About The Country

There's a lot of attention paid to the manufacturing side of devices like the iPhone, though rarely does anyone take the time to share shipping details. Sounds pretty boring, right? It would be, except that in the case of the iPhone, you're talking about shipping a highly desirable product on a mass scale. And in regards to the iPhone 6 and...

Atari Minimum ‘Minimalistic Stylized’ Multiplayer Shooter Comes To Steam

Atari Minimum ‘Minimalistic Stylized’ Multiplayer Shooter Comes To Steam

Yes folks, Atari is still around, and though it's no longer the same company that brought us the iconic Atari 2600 game console in the late 1970s, the brand is still involved in gaming. Atari's latest project is called Minimum, a third-person shooter set in a minimalistic stylized universe featuring 5-on-5 combat, and it's now available on...

VESA Announces DisplayPort 1.3 With Higher Bandwidth, 5K Monitor Support

VESA Announces DisplayPort 1.3 With Higher Bandwidth, 5K Monitor Support

Many companies haven't even introduced 4K displays with their own logo on them yet, and we're already looking ahead to what's next. That's typical for the tech space, but 5K displays seem closer than most would have guessed. The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has just announced the DisplayPort 1.3 audio/video standard, which...

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet 32GB 4G LTE Now Available To Pre-Order For $399, Ships September 30

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet 32GB 4G LTE Now Available To Pre-Order For $399, Ships September 30

There's a new SHIELD tablet coming to town, and this one wields 32GB of built-in storage and 4G LTE connectivity certified on AT&T's high-speed network. That's twice as much storage as the Wi-Fi version, and when you activate NVIDIA's SHIELD tablet on a qualifying LTE plan through AT&T, you'll receive a $100 bill credit that offsets...

Comcast Denies Report That It Has Threatened To Disconnect People Who Use Tor Browser

Comcast Denies Report That It Has Threatened To Disconnect People Who Use Tor Browser

Over the weekend, there was a report from DeepDotWeb talking about users who were contacted by Comcast agents that proceeded to tell them to stop using Tor Browser or risk losing their service. This has prompted Comcast to release a statement denying these claims. DeepDotWeb reported that users were contacted about their use of Tor with one...

Moto X, Moto Hint And Moto 360 Pre-Order To Start Tuesday, 9/16

Moto X, Moto Hint And Moto 360 Pre-Order To Start Tuesday, 9/16

Motorola has a number of products launching within the next month, and it's making sure that we don't overlook any of them. The company's latest high-end smartphone, Moto X, will become available for pre-order beginning tomorrow, and as long as you're fine with going through AT&T, you'll be able to score it for $99.99. If you need it unlocked,...

Lowest Price Of The Year On HP ENVY Laptops; Plus Big Savings On Brother Printers, Dell Monitors And More

Lowest Price Of The Year On HP ENVY Laptops; Plus Big Savings On Brother Printers, Dell Monitors And More

Welcome back to the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at LogicBuy. On the menu for you all today, we have deals on the HP ENVY 15z-j100 15.6" AMD-based laptop, a Lenovo Erazer X315 gaming system, a Dell P2714T 27" 1080p multi-touch monitor, and a whole lot more. Full details for all of the deals, complete with links...

Ebay Apologizes For Yet Another Service Disruption, Blames Downtime On Power Issue

Ebay Apologizes For Yet Another Service Disruption, Blames Downtime On Power Issue

You may have noticed that auction site eBay was down for the count or slow loading for a period of time over the weekend. Don't worry, the problem wasn't on your end -- eBay's VP of Global Platform & Infrastructure Group, Sri Shivananda, issued an apology for the recent site troubles, adding that the company believes "unexpected power...

Apple Spurs User Outrage Forcing iTunes Download Of New U2 ‘Songs of Innocence’ Album [Updated]

Apple Spurs User Outrage Forcing iTunes Download Of New U2 ‘Songs of Innocence’ Album [Updated]

Update, 0915 - 4:30PM - Apple is now offering iTunes users the ability to remove U2's new album, Songs of Innocence, from their library. However, the company warns that once the album has been removed users will not be able to re-download it as a previous purchase. The company also aid that the album will remain free for everyone until October...

Maingear Pulse 15 3K Gaming Laptop Review

Maingear Pulse 15 3K Gaming Laptop Review

We think it's fitting for Maingear to bring 3K resolution gaming to its Pulse line of laptops. Consider that playing games at full HD 1080p (1920x1080) on the desktop is nothing special these days, which is why we're seeing more and more players jump to higher resolution displays, from 2560x1440 (most 27-inch class monitors) on up to the emerging...

Apple iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Pre-Orders Top 4 Million In 24 Hours

Apple iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Pre-Orders Top 4 Million In 24 Hours

As expected, Apple announced a record number of day one pre-orders for its recently announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models. The larger screen sizes proved popular and led to over four million pre-orders in the first 24 hours, as well as a shortage of devices -- Apple says that while a "significant amount" of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus...

Oculus CEO Says Facebook’s Disruptive Play For Rift Will Be The Virtual Classroom

Oculus CEO Says Facebook’s Disruptive Play For Rift Will Be The Virtual Classroom

It was two years ago this month that the original developer kit for the Oculus Rift blew past its $250,000 goal on Kickstarter en router to raking in nearly $2.5 million. The headline read, "Step into the Game" with the Oculus Rift being billed as "the first truly immersive virtual reality headset for video games." At the time, few could have...

Confirmed: Microsoft To Acquire Minecraft Developer Mojang For $2.5B, Founders Set For Departure

Confirmed: Microsoft To Acquire Minecraft Developer Mojang For $2.5B, Founders Set For Departure

It appears that the rumors have turned out to be true. Today, both Microsoft and Mojang announced that they have reached an agreement where Microsoft will pay $2.5 billion for Mojang, which includes its Minecraft franchise and other IPs currently being developed. However, it was also revealed that the game developer’s founders will be...

HTC Nexus 9 With NVIDIA Tegra K1 Rumored To Launch At October Event

HTC Nexus 9 With NVIDIA Tegra K1 Rumored To Launch At October Event

Thank's to NVIDIA's legal spat with Samsung and Qualcomm over GPU technology patents, we know that HTC is building the Nexus 9 tablet for Google (more on that in a moment). We also know the Nexus 9 will come to town with a Tegra K1 System-on-Chip (SoC). The biggest mystery that we've yet to solve at this point is the Nexus 9's release date,...

Android One Marks Google’s Drive To Enable Sub-$100 Smartphones To The Next 5 Billion Users

Android One Marks Google’s Drive To Enable Sub-$100 Smartphones To The Next 5 Billion Users

While Google has grown into a multifaceted company with many areas of focus, connecting people remains at its core. Without people connected to the Internet, people can't connect to Google's services. And without that, there's no Google. In a bid to assist the next billion in getting connected, Google debuted Android One at its I/O convention...

Microsoft To Announce $2.5B Minecraft Acquisition Monday, A Surprising Mobile Play

Microsoft To Announce $2.5B Minecraft Acquisition Monday, A Surprising Mobile Play

The rumors keep on flying as an unnamed source “briefed on the matter” told Reuters that Microsoft is not only looking to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang, but buy it for the hefty sum of $2.5 billion. That’s $500 million more than was previously rumored last week. The same source went on to say that an announcement could...

Reports Say Internet Explorer 12 Looks Like A ‘Blend of Chrome and Firefox’

Reports Say Internet Explorer 12 Looks Like A ‘Blend of Chrome and Firefox’

The next version of Internet Explorer might look more like the competition rather than a retooled version of itself. Scheduled to debut in Windows 9 (codenamed Threshold), Internet Explorer 12 (IE12) is said to look like a "cross between Chrome and Firefox" as part of a massive overhaul to the user interface that will give it a flatter appearance....

Users Get Steam Wallet Picked Clean By Twitch-Bot Malware

Users Get Steam Wallet Picked Clean By Twitch-Bot Malware

Some Steam users are waking up to an unpleasant surprise after falling for a scam on Amazon's Twitch streaming service. According to the security gurus at F-Secure, there's an insidious piece of malware going around that involves a Twitch-bot bombarding the service's chat channels with invites to participate in a weekly raffle. The supposed...

Verizon To Offer Internet TV Service With Custom Programming In 2015

Verizon To Offer Internet TV Service With Custom Programming In 2015

Could it be that a TV service provider finally 'gets it'? If you're like most people who subscribe to cable or satellite television, you have dozens if not hundreds of channels that you'll never watch, yet you pay for that tier of service because it's the only way to get the handful of channels you're interested in. Why not let consumers build...