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Hungary To Tax Internet Traffic

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes: The Hungarian government has announced a new tax on internet traffic: 150 HUF ($0.62 USD) per gigabyte. In Hungary, a monthly internet subscription costs around 4,000-10,00 [..] View

DHS Investigates 24 Potentially Lethal IoT Medical Devices

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes: In the wake of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's recent recommendations to strengthen security on net-connected medical devices, the Department of Homeland Security i [..] View

Windows 0-Day Exploited In Ongoing Attacks

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes: Microsoft is warning users about a new Windows zero-day vulnerability that is being actively exploited in the wild and is primarily a risk to users on servers and workstati [..] View

Software Glitch Caused 911 Outage For 11 Million People

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 HughPickens.com writes: Brian Fung reports at the Washington Post that earlier this year emergency services went dark for over six hours for more than 11 million people across seven states. "The [..] View

What It Took For SpaceX To Become a Serious Space Company

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes: The Atlantic has a nice profile of SpaceX's rise to prominence — how a private startup managed to successfully compete with industry giants like Boeing in just a [..] View

Shooting At Canadian Parliament

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 CBC reports that a man pulled up to the War Memorial in downtown Ottawa, got out of his car, and shot a soldier with a rifle. The Memorial is right next to the Canadian Parliament buildings. A shooter [..] View

Raspberry Pi Founder Demos Touchscreen Display For DIY Kits

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes: Over 4 million Raspberry Pis have been sold so far, and now founder Eben Upton has shown off a touchscreen display panel that's designed to work with it. It's a 7" pan [..] View

Astronomers Find Brightest Pulsar Ever Observed

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes: Astronomers using the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the NuSTAR satellite have discovered a pulsar so bright that it challenges how scientists think pulsars work. While obse [..] View

Google Announces Inbox, a New Take On Email Organization

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Z80xxc! writes: The Gmail team announced "Inbox" this morning, a new way to manage email. Inbox is email, but organized differently. Messages are grouped into "bundles" of similar [..] View

FTDI Reportedly Bricking Devices Using Competitors' Chips.

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 janoc writes It seems that chipmaker FTDI has started an outright war on cloners of their popular USB bridge chips. At first the clones stopped working with the official drivers, and now they are bein [..] View

6,000 Year Old Temple Unearthed In Ukraine

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes A massive archaeological dig of an ancient Ukrainian village first begun in 2009 has yielded a discovery that I sort of hope ends up inspiring a video game: a massive, scary [..] View

Microsoft, Ask.com, Oracle Latest To Be Sued Over No-Poach Deal

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 itwbennett (1594911) writes Oracle, Microsoft and Ask.com are facing suits alleging that they conspired to restrict hiring of staff. The suits appear to refer to a memo that names a large number of co [..] View

Judge Says EA Battlefield 4 Execs Engaged In "Puffery," Not Fraud

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 DemonOnIce writes with a story, as reported by Ars Technica, that a federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed a proposed securities fraud class action lawsuit connected to Battlefield 4's bungled r [..] View

The Classic Control Panel In Windows May Be Gone

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 jones_supa writes In Windows 8, there was an arrangement of two settings applications: the Control Panel for the desktop and the PC Settings app in the Modern UI side. With Windows 10, having the two [..] View

Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes T-Mobile, a major wireless carrier in the U.S. and subsidiary of German Deutsche Telecom, is hardening the encryption on its 2G cellular network in the U.S., reports the Was [..] View

BitTorrent Performance Test: Sync Is Faster Than Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes Now that its file synchronization tool has received a few updates, BitTorrent is going on the offensive against cloud-based storage services by showing off just how fast Bit [..] View

Michigan Latest State To Ban Direct Tesla Sales

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes As many expected, Michigan Governor Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill that bans Tesla Motors from selling cars directly to buyers online in the state. When asked w [..] View

Will the Google Car Turn Out To Be the Apple Newton of Automobiles?

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 An anonymous reader writes The better question may be whether it will ever be ready for the road at all? The car has fewer capabilities than most people seem to be aware of. The notion that it will be [..] View

Two Exocomet Families Found Around Baby Star System

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 astroengine writes Scientists have found two families of comets in the developing Beta Pictoris star system, located about 64 million light-years from Earth, including one group that appears to be rem [..] View

Feeling Scammed After Anonabox? Android-Based Project Sierra Claims To Be The Real Deal

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 In the wake of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's big reveal on government spying, there's been a concerted effort by companies big and small to try and make our lives truly private. One seemingl [..] View

Apple’s Tim Cook Heads To China Looking For ‘Man In The Middle’ That Hacked iCloud

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Apple recently posted a security bulletin alerting iCloud users to the presence of "intermittent organized network attacks using insecure certificates to obtain user information," and thoug [..] View

AMD Slashes Prices On A-Series APUs, Throws In Games And Apps With A10s To Sweeten The Deal

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 While there’s no guarantee for traction in the market, lowering the price to a point where consumers can’t help but notice is surely a step in the right direction. AMD’s [..] View

Microsoft Sticks Fork In Nokia Brand, Microsoft Lumia To Be New Bread And Butter In Mobile

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 It's no secret that Microsoft's been wanting to snuff out its Nokia and Windows Phone brands, so you'll have to excuse us for not even bothering to feign surprise that the Redmond outfit has finally [..] View

Go Hang With Jane Goodall’s Chimps At Gombe National Park Via Google Street View

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Back in July, a collaboration between Google and Royal Caribbean International resulted in a virtual tour, through Google Street View, that showed the various decks of the Allure of the Seas. The Goo [..] View

Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight Calls You Or Your Backup If Your CO Or Fire Alarms Go Off

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Google may have purchased Nest for $3.2 billion to kickstart its expansion into the Internet of Things (IoT), but that hasn’t deterred other companies and startups from developing their own [..] View

Microsoft Rolls Out First Build Update For Window 10 Insiders, Nearly 7K Improvements, New Action Center

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Microsoft made clear that its Windows 10 Technical Preview is a work in progress and that the whole point of giving users early access to the next generation operating system through the Windows Insi [..] View

Survey Sheds Light On Upgrade Habits, 28 Percent Will Buy Apple iPad Air 2 Just To Own Latest Model

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 In terms of marketing, the true genius of Steve Jobs is that he was able to create a consumer culture around Apple products in which current owners would always feel compelled to upgrade to the next [..] View

Daimler Sells Stake In Tesla, Are More Mercedes-Benz EVs On The Way?

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Daimler AG will be getting a nice return on its investment in Tesla due to the company selling its four percent stake in Tesla Motors. The British automotive manufacturer will be selling its stake fo [..] View

Price Drops On Dell Inspiron Laptops, Google Chromecasts, Dell Multi-Touch Monitors And More

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Welcome back to the latest installment of HOT deals, courtesy of our friends at TechBargains. On the menu for you all today, we have deals on the Dell Inspiron 15 (7000-series) notebook with touch, t [..] View

Preview: ASUS G751 Gaming Notebook Powered By NVIDIA's Maxwell Mobile GeForce GTX 980M Rips Through Benchmarks

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 NVIDIA recently launched mobile variants of their latest Maxwell GPU architecture and we gave you a quick tease to show you what they were all about. Maxwell on the desktop is potent enough. However, [..] View

Taylor Swift Accidentally Releases 8 Seconds Of Static, Hits No. 1 On Canadian iTunes

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Some sort of glitch in the Canadian version of iTunes Tuesday morning led to the release of what was ostensibly a new track from her album. The recording, for now titled only “Track 3,&r [..] View

Canada Parliament Shooting: One Suspect Confirmed Dead, City Still Under Lockdown

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Buildings in Ottawa’s downtown core are under lockdown after the crack of gunshots rang through the halls of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block and a gunman fired on soldiers guarding [..] View

Plastic Bits Found Floating Around In 24 Out Of 24 Samples Of German Beer

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 How far has plastic, even plastic too small to really see, penetrated into our lives? The authors of a new study decided to find out by analyzing the contents of 24 of Germany’s most popular [..] View

Official Autopsy Report Shows Michael Brown Had Close-Range Wound To Hand, Marijuana In System

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Those documents, prepared by the St. Louis County medical examiner and obtained by the St Louis Post-Dispatch, provide the most detailed description to date of the wounds Brown sustained in t [..] View

Blackwater Founder Remains Free And Rich While His Former Employees Go Down On ****** Charges

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 "While the Blackwater verdict is an important — and rare — moment of accountability in an overwhelmingly unaccountable private war industry, it does not erase the fact that th [..] View

Judge In Silk Road Case Gets Threatened On Darknet

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 The federal judge overseeing the Silk Road case against Ross Ulbricht has been subjected to a ***** threat, and apparently she had her private information exposed on a secre [..] View

McDonald's Discovers Its Inner Locavore As Sales Struggles Continue

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 The idea is for franchisees to select items from McDonald’s vast global innovation pipeline and then tweak them to “address the unique needs, taste, and diversity of the local cust [..] View

University Of North Carolina Investigation Reveals 'Shadow Curriculum' To Help Athletes

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 A blistering report into an academic fraud scandal at the University of North Carolina released Wednesday found that for nearly two decades two employees in the African and Afro-American Studies depar [..] View

How Gawker Got Rolled By The Dishonest Fascists Of Gamergate

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Gawker is rarely perfect, but it strives to be honest and fearless. For us to have apologized for a joke — to have even clarified — in the face of such breathtaking cynicism and di [..] View

Confirmed: Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Was The Soldier ****** In Ottawa Shooting

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 CBC News has confirmed the Ottawa shooting victim is Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, 24, a reservist serving in Hamilton from the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada r [..] View

7.78 Million U.S. Cars May Be On The Road With Faulty Airbags

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 The U.S. auto safety agency today dramatically boosted, to at least 7.78 million, the number of U.S. vehicles previously recalled for faulty Takata air bags that the government now says pose an immedi [..] View

F.E.A.R. Online Is Free-To-Play On Steam

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Aeria Games sends word that F.E.A.R. Online is now on Steam. Fans of the franchise will want to give it a try. It's a free-to-play game so there is nothing to lose. The celebrated horror series m [..] View

ASUS X99 Deluxe Review

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Overclockers Club has published a review of the ASUS X99 Deluxe today. For comparison purposes, you can see our evaluation here. With this board, ASUS includes a PCIe 4x adapter for an M.2 solid st [..] View

Technology Is The Biggest Factor In Inequality

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 When it comes to inequality, technology is the biggest factor? I knew it! Damn you technology! Damn you! "My reading of the data is that technology is the main driver of the recent increases i [..] View

GeForce Game Ready Driver 344.48 WHQL

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 NVIDIA sends word that its brand new GeForce Game Ready Driver 344.48 WHQL is now available. The new GeForce Game Ready driver, release 344.48 WHQL, allows GeForce owners to continue to have the u [..] View

Microsoft Announces $49 Xbox One Kinect Adapter For PCs

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Those of you not using your Xbox One Kinect can now use it on your PC thanks to a new adapter. Remember all the cool stuff that came out when the original Kinect was released for the PC? The new K [..] View

Virtual Reality Is The Future Of Porn

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 It looks like what they say about porn being the first to adopt new technologies is still true. Shuster is currently integrating two new technologies, Oculus Rift and Leap Motion, to create an imm [..] View

Sapphire Manufacturer And Apple Parting Ways "Amicably"

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 Kinda makes you wonder what these two companies call "amicably." Heck, I'm surprised Apple didn't just buy the company and make its own sapphire screens. Today, synthetic sapphire manufa [..] View

Fractal Core 3300 Mid-Tower Case

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 If you need a case and you are on a budget, you might want to read this review of the Fractal Core 3300 at Modders Inc. today. Sometime you just want a case that fits your needs that has a few extr [..] View

BofA Apologizes For Apple Pay Double Charges

1:01 am, October 23, 2014 If you are a Bank of America customer, It would probably be a good idea to stay away from Apple Pay for now. BofA was smart enough to refund me the money, because they said it was obvious to them [..] View

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