• Computing
    powerful extension for on-the-go

    MacBook docks have started to arrive a year after Apple introduced its single-port USB-C–based ultra-portable MacBook, and theSatechi Type-C Pass Through USB Hub with USB-C Charging Port is one that will fit a lot of users’ needs at an affordable price. Of special interest is its inclusion of USB-C pass-through power, something that’s popping up […]

  • Computing
    9.7-inch iPad Pro vs. Galaxy TabPro S vs. Surface Pro 4

    Keyboard I haven’t actually touched the new iPad Pro’s keyboard, but I have used the big iPad Pro’s enough to know that it feels weird and is louder than galloping horses when typing. Chances are good it’s the same keyboard. While it’s likely just as serviceable as the Galaxy TabPro S’s keyboard, both lose handily […]

  • Gadgets
    Sprint to Launch LG G5 on April 1st, Pre-orders Kick Off Today

    Sprint is set to launch the newly announced LG G5 on April 1st in the US with the pre-orders kicking off online March 24th, and in stores on March 25th. Customers interested in the handset will cost $24 a month with $0 down for 24 months. Additionally, customers can grab the LG G5 for $149.99 after […]

  • Internet
    US to Charge Iranian Hackers for Cyber Attacks Against Banks Sources

    The Obama administration is expected to blame Iranian hackers as soon as Thursday for a coordinated campaign of cyber attacks in 2012 and 2013 on several US banks and a New York dam, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters. The Justice Department has prepared an indictment against about a half-dozen Iranians, said the […]

  • Internet
    Bangladesh Bank Hack Missing Cyber Crime Expert Found

    A Bangladeshi cyber crime expert who went missing while he was assisting a police investigation into an attempted $951 million (roughly Rs. 6,363 crores) electronic theft from the central bank’s computers, returned home early on Wednesday, his wife said. Tanveer Hassan Zoha disappeared last Thursday, two days after he accompanied special police to the offices […]

  • Computing
    Bit PC Begins Shipping to Kids; May Soon Be Available to Buy

    The BBC has begun delivering the Micro:bit (also known as Micro Bit) to school children in the United Kingdom. The miniature computer is a take on the BBC Micro, which was provided to hundreds of thousands of students in the 1980s. The Micro:bit fosters program learning among kids. The Micro:bit was originally announced last year […]

  • Software
    Uber Offers Hackers ‘Treasure Map’ to Find Bugs in Its Systems

    Uber, the high-flying transportation firm, is releasing a technical map of its computer and communications systems and inviting hackers to find weaknesses in exchange for cash bounties. While so-called “bug bounties” are not new, Uber’s move shows how mainstream companies are increasingly relying on independent computer researchers to help them bolster their systems. It also […]

  • Internet
    Google’s Cloud Business Nabs Home Depot as Client

    Google Inc, long an also-ran in cloud services, has scored an important victory in its effort to win corporate clients: Home Depot is moving some of its data to Google’s cloud. The deal, flagged Tuesday by Google executive Greg DeMichillie in a briefing and expected to be announced formally on Wednesday, highlights the momentum Google […]

  • Tech Updates
    3D Printer, ‘Gecko Grippers’ Head to ISS

    A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket loaded with supplies and science experiments blasted off from Florida on Tuesday, boosting an Orbital ATK cargo capsule toward the International Space Station. The 194-foot (59-meter) rocket soared off its seaside launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 11:05 p.m. EDT/0305 GMT. United Launch Alliance is […]

  • Internet
    ‘Syrian Electronic Army’ Members Face Hacking Charges

    US authorities Tuesday unveiled criminal charges against three members of the so-called “Syrian Electronic Army,” which gained notoriety for hacking into news media outlets and making bogus social media posts. The Justice Departments said criminal indictments named Ahmad Umar Agha, 22; Firas Dardar, 27; and Peter Romar, 36, all Syrian nationals. Arrest warrants were issued […]