Friday, April 28, 2017

Most Viewed

The Latest

On Wednesday, Amazon announced the latest product of the Echo line. The latest skill for Alexa will have her become your personal fashion consultant. By combining photos with machine learning the Echo Look aims to help you "look your...
person typing on keyboard

BrickerBot: One hacker resorts to vigilantism to eradicate unsecured IoT devices

It's not often someone writes malware with the intention of being helpful. But the creator of BrickerBot is hoping their bot will create enough...
CSIC researcher Federica Bertocchini with a specimen of a wax worm

Scientist discovers that the Waxworm can eat plastic

Behold the Waxworm, a caterpillar capable of eating plastic. These creepy crawlies are normally found in beehives where they dine on honey and wax....
July 30, 2009. Robert Sorbo/Microsoft/Handout

Steve Ballmer launches USAFacts so we can all get the facts on government spending

If you ever wondered where all your tax dollars were going, Steve Ballmer is here to help shed some light on the answer. This...
coil of small magnets

Researchers use computational models to discover two new magnets

From computers to medical devices, magnets power a wide range of technology that we use everyday. However, rare earth magnets scarce due to their cost...
Computer browsers Edge, Firefox, and Chrome

Microsoft Edge throws the latest punch in the ongoing battery wars

There’s a hint in the air the browser wars are making something of a comeback. And this time around, the measuring stick everyone seems...

WWF reports that global wildlife populations are dropping

From elephants to frogs to freshwater fish, a new report by the World Wildlife Fund says animals around the globe are in danger of...

Netflix’s Black Mirror ads target users of ad blockers

Netflix's recent ad campaign has jumped in the middle of a seemingly never-ending cat and mouse game between online advertisers and ad blockers. The targeted ads...

Comcast will soon bring data caps to most of the US

Heavy internet users with Comcast subscriptions take heed because your days of unlimited data are numbered. Starting November 1st, Comcast will start imposing a...