Saturday, December 3, 2016

Acer admits hackers stole up to 34,000 customer credit cards

Security failures at online services don't come much bigger than the issue Acer has just owned up to. If you bought an Acer device from the company's store in the last...

Huawei sues Samsung on claims of patent infringement

The Chinese firm said it was pursuing its South Korean rival in two courts - one in California, the other in Shenzhen. Huawei Technologies said on Wednesday it has filed lawsuits against...

Adobe is currently testing an alert system for users who use pirated copies of...

Adobe software is among the most expensive out there, so it should come as little surprise that the likes of Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat are among the most commonly pirated titles. Ever...

India successfully tests first tiny reusable space shuttle

India's space agency is celebrating today after successfully launching and recovering RLV-TD, a prototype reusable space vehicle. The craft was launched at 9:00am local time and rose 43 miles into the...

Nokia phone are making a comeback with Android on board

Microsoft has announced that it’s selling its feature phone business for $350 million in a group deal to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Chinese hardware manufacturer Foxconn, which manufactures iPhones for Apple,...

Alphabet CEO Larry Page defends Android’s use of Java APIs in court

Alphabet CEO and Google co-founder Larry Page defended his company’s development of the Android platform today during an ongoing legal battle with Oracle. Oracle sued Google in 2010, claiming that Android developers...

Facebook and Google could be allowed to award university degrees

Under proposed changes to the UK’s university education system, companies such as Google and Facebook could be allowed to set up their own academic institutions in the country capable of awarding...

3 teens accused of ditching school to livestream sex acts on Facebook

Milwaukee police have issued a search warrant after three local teens reportedly skipped school to broadcast themselves engaging in sex acts on Facebook Live to classmates and on-lookers around the world. Two...

Visa plans to expand its Indian hub to boost blockchain development

Visa is planning to expand its presence in India. The financial services company intends to enhance its tech center and innovation hub in Bangalore, India, according to the Economic Times. The hub...

Facebook says it doesn’t permit censorship in Trending Topics

Facebook has responded to allegations that its contract news curators actively censored news from conservative publications when selecting which stories appear in its Trending Topics section. In a statement given to BuzzFeed News, the...

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Making sense of enterprise security

Until recently, I knew nothing about enterprise security beyond some of the more widely publicized breaches in the United States. That said, after spending most...