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British cops have charged a 35-year-old man with hacking the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton—complete with some 3,000 images—then promptly trying to sell its contents to two UK tabloids for about $65,000, reports...
Thought you'd heard the end of news surrounding Samsung's Note 7 recall? Wrong. As the company continues to push distribution of replacement devices worldwide, there are a growing number of user complaints that...
Ahead of Monday's debate, we look at how the candidates stack up on cybersecurity, privacy, STEM and other topics affecting tech....
Being able to collect music as you listen to the radio isn't entirely new. Different streaming apps provide various methods of accomplishing this. Now one popular app that had not previously offered this option is...
The Israeli military says it has indicted more than 145 Palestinians so far this year for incitement over social media. Sunday's announcement comes amid an Israeli campaign to stamp out the online incitement ......
A model poses for photographs with a Galaxy Note 7 new smartphone during its launching ceremony in Seoul, South Korea, August 11, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo. SEOUL Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on...
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The following editorial appears in Saturday's Yomiuri Shimbun: Increased economic cooperation between Japan and Cuba in both the public and private sectors is highly expected to pave the way for coordination on...
Minecraft is a worldwide phenomenon. Heck, it is even being used in classrooms for education. For many, including yours truly, the game's popularity is a bit of curiosity. The graphics are rather poor and the entire...
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says his counterpart ministers from the Group of Seven nations welcomed the new U.S. guidelines on regulating self-driving cars at a weekend meeting in Japan,...

Tech

If you’ve ever been stung by a jellyfish while swimming in the ocean, you know firsthand the pain that a venomous creature can inflict, even if it doesn’t outright kill you. But scientists studying the chemical...
When it comes to startup founders, venture capitalist Jeff Jordan is looking for one quality in particular.  Airbnb founder and CEO Brian Chesky has it. Ben Silbermann, the founder and CEO of Pinterest, has...
Tesla's Model S and Model X are soon going to have some serious competition.   Last September, Audi revealed its all-electric e-tron quattro concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The SUV, which is slated to go into...
The new media landscape has seen a wave of job cuts and uncertainty in 2016, but Ozy Media CEO Carlos Watson sounds giddy when he talks about the future of his millennial-focused startup, which turned three last Friday....

Gadgets

Tired of shoving your iPhone 6s Plus in your pocket when you are moving around? Well, Amzer's Shellster hard case is a great choice to consider. The hard case will add protection to the phone, and the included holster...

Gaming

Are game emulators legal? As you may have read recently something rather weird happened in the field of videogame emulation. A NES emulator - a magic, digital aether-box that lets you play Mario on a thing that isn't a...
NEW DELHI: While most smartphone makers -- especially those from China -- have flooded the Indian market with devices in the Rs 10,000-Rs 15,000 price range, Taiwan-based technology major ASUS believes there is still...
Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku ’s reader-run community: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Is The Walking Simulator I Asked For • An Overshadowed Gem...
IGT, which continues to have a dominant presence in Nevada and will have the largest booth when G2E's trade show floor opens Tuesday, will demonstrate one of its first skill-based games , Lucky's Quest, to the...

Internet

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Snap Inc, the newly renamed parent company of messaging app Snapchat, plans to start selling camera-equipped sunglasses starting this fall, Chief Executive Evan Spiegel told the Wall Street Journal...
We already know Google's planning a major event for October 4, but we don't know exactly what they're going to announce. There's obviously going to be new phones, probably Pixel branded , but the latest rumors point to...
Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close their accounts and change passwords as experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's...
By Swati Bhat and Paul Carsten MUMBAI/BEJING (Reuters) - Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] will start making smartphones in India next month, the company said on Friday, joining a wave of...

Linux/Open Source

Opera earlier this week released a new version of its browser, Opera 40, which comes with a free virtual private network service built in. The official rollout follows five months of user experimentation with a beta...
Online education company Udacity on Tuesday introduced a new "nanodegree" program in self-driving auto engineering. President Sebastian Thrun made the announcement. The goal is to build a crowdsourced, open source...
Startup Arya.ai on Monday introduced Braid, an open source tool available for free to companies developing neural networks. Braid is a flexible, customizable, modular meta-framework that works with operating systems for...
Cub Linux, an improved rebranding of the innovative Chromixium Linux distro, combines the look, feel and functionality of Google's Chrome OS with traditional Linux performance. It provides a complete Chromebook...

Security

Unprecedented DDoS attacks are powered by IoT machines like connected CCTV cameras. And at least one journalist has been censored as a result....
The Industrial Internet Consortium, the public-private organization formed to accelerate adoption of the industrial internet of things, has published its Industrial Internet Security Framework, a common security...
Akamai Technologies Inc. provides computer security services for some of the world's biggest companies. But this week, the Cambridge company broke ties with prominent Internet security researcher Brian Krebs, after...
The hack predominantly affects U.S. users, but according to Pingdom, an Internet security firm, Yahoo also has a large presence in Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and users there should be particularly...

Social Media

Facebook says it made a mistake in disabling the accounts of journalists who administer the pages of two of the most widely read Palestinian publications on the Internet. “The pages were removed in error and restored...
The Facebook Live post that should change the way America has been addressing the intersection of the addiction crisis and criminal justice reform. This past week was the very first Prescription Opioid and Heroin...
We pitted the messaging app against big names in the market, such as Snapchat, Facebook Messenger and iMessage so you know which brings the best advantages to its user. Let's take a closer peek at what each of the...
Q: I am wondering if you can share what it takes to work Facebook these days. The page I created many years ago has grown stale and I don't post much, though I know that I should. — Becca. A: You are smart to be...

Software

Docking stations are becoming more popular as a convergence of technological improvements and workplace changes make them logical extensions of laptops. More and more organisations now allow their employees to work...
Introduction and design Rumours about Xiaomi, the big Chinese smartphone vendor, launching a laptop have been going around for a few months already . Turns out that the company had not one, but two laptops in the...
Gaming PCs that are both crazy powerful and portable enough to carry to LAN parties are growing in numbers. And no, we're not counting luxuries like the 8pack Asteroid , which come with their own flight cases among...
 Apple today announced that the newest generation iPhone will do away with the headphone jack. Obviously sad if you just bought an expensive new pair of headphones, but the interface is used for a lot more than...

Wireless

Earlier this month, the internet got in a froth about Apple's decision to drop the 3.5mm analogue audio jack from the new iPhone. Users took to Twitter to vent their outrage, while tech analysts, such as Paul...
London-based electrical engineering researcher Dr. Samer Aldhaher recently posted a video demonstrating what could be the future of drone technology . The small drone you're about to see has one distinguishing...
AT&T says it plans to start testing a technology next year that could ultimately blanket the country in ultrafast wireless internet -- without the need for expensive cell towers. The project, known as AirGig,...
Apple Inc. unveiled the latest iterations of its smart phone, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, the Apple Watch Series 2, as well as AirPods, the tech giant's first wireless headphones. There have been a lot of intimidation...