Latest News - September 2016
- Microsoft Hardens Windows And Office 365 Security As Windows 10 Crosses 400 Million Installs Milestone
- Researchers Develop Reconfigurable ‘Chaos Theory’ Circuits To Take Processors Beyond Moore’s Law
- Your IoT Device Could Be Part Of A DDoS Botnet, Here's How To Shut It Down
- Roku Refreshes Entire Streaming Lineup, From $30 Express To $130 Ultra With 4K And HDR
- Ultra Combo Kill Move, Capcom Retreats After Street Fighter V Installs Rootkit On PCs
- Minecraft Receiving Big Boss Update October 18th For Windows 10, Gear VR And Pocket Editions
- Apple Confirms Serious iOS 10 Backup Security Flaw, Promises Fix
- AMD Set To Hatch 7nm Gray Hawk APUs With 4-Core, 8-Thread Zen+ In 2019
- Assault And Battery: Google Self-Driving Car T-Boned By Interstate Delivery Truck
- Microsoft Patents Big Brother AI To Monitor Everything You Do In Windows And Feed It To Bing For Search Results
- Yahoo Slapped With Class Action Suit For Gross Negligence In Massive Data Breach
- Google Preps $129 Home WiFi Router For October Hardware Event
- Some Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones Reportedly Still Plagued With Battery Issues
- NVIDIA Readies GP107-Based GeForce GTX 1050 2GB And GTX 1050 Ti 4GB
All News for September 2016
Microsoft Hardens Windows And Office 365 Security As Windows 10 Crosses 400 Million Installs Milestone
Computer users are living in a digital world where their data is increasingly coming under attack. While governments and even news organizations are being threatened by hackers from around the global, John and Jane Smith also have to deal with increasing levels of malware and ransomware everywhere they turn. To help... Read more...
Moore's Law, as revised in 1975, states the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit will double around every two years. The observation is named after Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel and Fairchild Semiconductor, and it's driven processor design for several decades. But what happens when Moore's Law is no... Read more...
The web is becoming the wild, wild west all over again it seems. You could argue the Internet's always been a potentially dangerous place, but with the proliferation of smart devices becoming increasingly commonplace, cybercriminals now have more points of entry into home networks than ever before. Smart home... Read more...
Roku’s new streaming player family has been rumored for weeks, but the veil has finally been officially lifted. The all-new lineup includes players priced as low as $30 and tops out at $130 for the Roku Ultra. Starting at the bottom, we have the $30 Roku Express, which is in essence a replacement for the venerable... Read more...
Gamers that downloaded the latest update for Capcom’s Street Fighter V are getting quite a bit more than they bargained for — an unsecured rootkit. Redditor LoGicMoTion issued a warning to gamers that the latest update for the Windows version of the game was attempting to gain kernel level access to the operating... Read more...
Are there any Minecraft fans in the house? Mojang’s sandbox video game is about to receive a “Boss Update” for Minecraft Pocket Edition for Android and iOS and the Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Beta. The update was announced at MineCon in Anaheim, California. The Boss Update includes several interesting new... Read more...
The latest version of iOS brings a lot of interesting (and perhaps fun) things to the table, but as it turns out, It had one sloppy regression that was quickly pointed out. Apple shipped iOS 10 with a severe security vulnerability that affects iTunes backups. As we reported on Friday, Russian security research firm... Read more...
To remain competitive with Intel, AMD needs its upcoming Zen architecture to impress on both the performance and power side of things. If Zen is impressive, then it could mean great things for AMD. For the first time in recent memory, it'd actually be able to compete with Intel in key segments. It's always hard to... Read more...
Google's been lucky in that it's avoided any major collisions involving its fleet of self-driving cars up to this point, though that changed heading into the weekend when an autonomous Lexus RX sustained significant damage from a commercial delivery van plowing into the passenger side of the vehicle. Initial reports... Read more...
Microsoft Patents Big Brother AI To Monitor Everything You Do In Windows And Feed It To Bing For Search Results
We’ve stated on many occasions that Windows 10 is an excellent operating system, albeit one with a few rough edges that could be smoothed-out. However, Microsoft has angered some users over the past year or so, in its willingness to dance right up to the line of what customers feel is acceptable practice for promoting... Read more...
Yahoo is the latest major US corporation dealing with the fallout of a data breach that happened two years ago. Some might say that Yahoo's heartburn is well-deserved, though, as the company could have handled things better back in the day, which would have led to a better outcome right now. As we covered on... Read more...
Google is rumored to be launching a number of new hardware products at its October hardware event including new Pixel Nougat smartphones and its Google Home speaker. Rumor also has it that Google plans on announcing a $129 Wi-Fi router at this event. Although the Google Wi-Fi router is shrouded in mystery, a few... Read more...
Samsung has had to deal with one heck of a headache following the launch of its top-end Galaxy Note7 smartphone. From lost property to a global recall, the whole ordeal has, without question, tarnished Samsung's otherwise impeccable reputation for quality devices. Yesterday, we wrote that roughly half of all Note7s... Read more...
We’ve already heard rumblings about NVIDIA’s upcoming budget GeForce GTX 1050 GPU series, and today we’re learning even more info about the cards that are aimed at the ultimate penny pinching gamers. We’ve learned that there will reportedly be two versions available, both of which are based on the GP107 graphics core:... Read more...