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New Tech Vetting Law in SF Could Fuel 2019-10-17 13:11:57San Francisco officials want to get ahead of the emerging technology curve by prequalifying and regulating startup tech proposals before products beco

'Serious' Linux Sudo Bug's Damage Potential Actually May 2019-10-16 13:09:33Developers have patched a vulnerability in Sudo, a core command utility for Linux, that could allow a user to execute commands as a root user even if

Google Rolls Out Pixel 4 Phone, Pixelbook, Nest 2019-10-16 07:00:00A new flagship smartphone, a slick refresh of Pixelbook Go, some home gadget improvements and a revamp of its wireless earbuds highlighted Google's a

Safari's Safe Browsing Option Raises Privacy Concerns 2019-10-15 06:02:22An option in Apple's Safari browser that's supposed to protect Web surfers from malicious sites has raised privacy concerns in some quarters. The op

Virtual Pets, Virtual People and Virtual Immortality 2019-10-14 13:31:46One of the interesting and somewhat underappreciated aspects of the recent Qualcomm wireless event is that 5G will make realistic AR avatars possible.

Setting Up Roadblocks to Social Engineering 2019-10-11 06:06:05Since the dawn of the Internet age, criminals have looked for ways to profit on unsuspecting people while they browse the Web. Viruses, malware and ot

Austrumi Linux Has Great Potential if You Speak 2019-10-10 14:55:25Austrumi Linux is an unusual distribution. With a little more polish, it could be a good tool for running Linux on any computer you touch without chan

Stop Cyberattacks in Their Tracks: Secure IT 2019-10-10 05:40:23Stopping cyberattacks requires diligent behavior. One of the themes of this year's National Cyber Security Awareness Month, or NCSAM, is that all com

Apple Touts Games, Music, TV in macOS Catalina 2019-10-09 05:47:53New versions of operating systems are usually about slick interfaces and improved performance, but that's not what Apple was flogging about macOS Cat

Devs Engage in Soul-Searching on Future of Open 2019-10-08 14:26:51Two things to avoid in online discussions are politics and religion. Open source technology may be an explosive third topic that software developers s

Sonos Launches Rent-a-Speaker Pilot Program 2019-10-08 06:15:52Subscription models have taken hold in everything from software to smartphones, and now Sonos is testing the idea in the premium wireless speaker mark

Ballmer's Vindication: Microsoft Launches 5 Apple-Killer Surface Products 2019-10-07 14:06:48One of the last major initiatives former CEO Steve Ballmer launched before he left Microsoft was its Surface effort. It was designed to address the co

PCWorld

Can't wait for the Mac Pro? Build your 2019-10-21 15:18:00If you’ve been waiting literally years for Apple to refresh and begin selling a new Mac Pro lineup, the Dune Pro might be what you need. The all

Secured-core PCs offer new defense against firmware attacks 2019-10-21 13:58:00Microsoft, chipmakers, and several PC makers on Monday announced Secured-core PCs, which use hardware-based defense mechanisms to combat firmware-leve

Surface Laptop 3 review: AMD Ryzen makes a 2019-10-21 13:36:00Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3 feels fresh again, after two successive generations of relatively stagnant designs. Those eager for a larger comput

Microsoft buys Mover to make moving from Google 2019-10-21 12:25:00Microsoft said Monday that it had bought Mover, a company that helps users move their files from one cloud storage provider to another, as a way to fu

How to remove your login password from Windows 2019-10-21 12:00:00Eliminating your login password from your PC is a bad idea—unless you own a computer that no one but you will ever touch. In that case, why

Night Sight fight expanded: The Pixel 4 is 2019-10-21 09:09:00The first sample pics of the Pixel 4 Night Sight versus the iPhone 11 Night mode were surprisingly one-sided, and the second round is more of the same

Pixel 4 vs every other Pixel: The newest 2019-10-21 06:45:00The Pixel 4 is set to go on sale this week, and if you buy one, you’ll be sure to get the Pixel with the best processor, camera, and Assistant f

Roku Smart Soundbar review: Easy controls make a 2019-10-21 06:00:00Roku's streaming TV soundbar doesn't win on audio quality or extensibility, but its speech enhancements really come in handy.

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ 2019-10-21 06:00:00With a near “all-screen” design that barely has a bezel, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is one of the prettiest phones we’ve ever seen,

Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter's guide to the 2019-10-21 06:00:00Cord-cutters can get their fill of big nationally televised games, but local broadcasts are still left on the bench.

Surviving the Aftermath hands-on: It's the end of 2019-10-19 08:06:00Farewell, the optimism of humanity overcoming our baser instincts and traveling to the stars. Farewell even to the optimism of an eccentric billionair

PDXCON 2019: Paradox reveals Crusader Kings III, Surviving 2019-10-19 05:02:00The king is dead. Long live the king. Paradox unveiled plenty of projects at the 2019 iteration of its annual PDXCon fan gathering, but none loom larg

FOX News

Suspected Russian hackers disguised as Iranian spies attacked 2019-10-22 21:13:42A suspected Russian hacking group disguised as Iranian spies attacked more than 35 countries, U.S. and U.K. security officials said Monday.

Apple iPhone scam lands former college student in 2019-10-22 20:25:04A former Oregon college student was sentenced Monday to three years and one month in federal prison for his role in a massive Apple iPhone tracking sc

Breaking up Big Tech giants like Facebook and 2019-10-22 17:56:13The country's top prosecutor probing Big Tech left the door open to breaking up the biggest names in Silicon Valley.

Top Army modernization priorities are 'on track,' says 2019-10-22 15:51:19Warrior Maven interviews Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Joseph Martin.

Internet's most dangerous celebrities probably aren't who you 2019-10-22 09:48:35Former "Gilmore Girls" and "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" actress Alexis Bledel may seem sweet in her film and TV roles, but she is officiall

Apple's Tim Cook to serve as chairman at 2019-10-21 20:49:18Apple CEO Tim Cook has been appointed chairman of the advisory board for Tsinghua University's economics school in Beijing, according to the South Ch

ISIS using TikTok to spread propaganda, emojis and 2019-10-21 18:35:07The Islamic State has been using the social media video platform TikTok as a recruitment tool, according to a bombshell report.

Army, industry intensify war on enemy drones with 2019-10-21 16:03:16When confronted with a swarming drone attack, defenders need to operate with the understanding that each mini-drone could itself be an incoming explos

Facebook's Zuckerberg admits to advising Buttigieg on hires, 2019-10-21 15:11:57Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanted to make clear on Monday that while he did advise 2020 Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg on some cam

Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2019-10-21 13:16:23With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interf

20 ways to make money online 2019-10-20 07:00:51The world is full of odd jobs, but here's what one of the most unusual: scooter retriever.

These creepy artificial skin cases makes phones pinchable, 2019-10-19 20:04:17This newly developed phone case breaks down even more barriers between you and your phone with a life-like “skin” phone case which respond

TechCrunch

Koan, launched by a cofounder of Jive Software, New! 2019-10-23 17:58:11Koan, a three-year-old online platform that aims to help teams achieve their objectives and stay engaged, has raised $3 million in seed funding led by

Tesla surprises with a profit in the third New! 2019-10-23 17:21:11Tesla returned to profitability in the third quarter after two periods of losses surprising Wall Street and sending shares higher in after-market trad

Truebill raises $15M to build a comprehensive platform New! 2019-10-23 17:14:16Personal finance startup Truebill announced today that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding. The new funding was led by Eldridge Industr

Founder-investor Natalie Massenet on how new brands win New! 2019-10-23 16:34:55Natalie Massenet, the fashion entrepreneur who founded the designer fashion portal Net-a-Porter, chaired the British Fashion Council for four years an

Legged lunar rover startup Spacebit taps Latin American New! 2019-10-23 15:56:50U.K.-based lunar rover startup Spacebit, a company developing robotic exploration hardware for use on the Moon, announced two new partners that will h

Vendr, already profitable, raises $2M to replace your New! 2019-10-23 15:45:59Y Combinator graduate Vendr helps companies manage and renew enterprise software.

A scalable plan for onboarding your first 500 New! 2019-10-23 15:24:57Employee onboarding isn’t all desk balloons and company T-shirts — it’s a critical moment when new hires begin integrating into the

Substance abuse affects about 15% of American employees, New! 2019-10-23 15:05:51America has an addiction problem. It’s a problem that serial entrepreneur Josh Bruno has seen first hand. And it’s why he has launched a n

Just 6% of US adults on Twitter account New! 2019-10-23 13:55:28A small number of prolific U.S. Twitter users create the majority of tweets, and that extends to Twitter discussions around politics, according to a n

Small rocket launch startup Firefly teams up with New! 2019-10-23 13:43:55In a perfect example of a small, new space startup teaming up with a legacy industry heavyweight with plenty of experience, Firefly is teaming up with

Daily Crunch: SoftBank throws WeWork a lifeline New! 2019-10-23 13:33:26The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox ever

Tesla third-quarter earnings: What to expect and what New! 2019-10-23 13:11:44Tesla is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings after the market closes today. The earnings report comes at a critical time for Tesla as it pr