WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Chrissy Teigen, a model and host of "Lip Sync Battle," has quit Snapchat. She says it's because of the app redesign, and a controversial ad on Snapchat that made light of the assault on Rihanna by Chris Brown. She follows in Kylie Jenner's footsteps.
Yesterday Dropbox finally launched its stock on NASDAQ. Reuters reports: Dropbox Inc's shares closed at $28.42, up more than 35 percent in their first day of trading on Friday, as investors rushed to buy into the biggest technology initial public off
A number of new laptops, including the HP Envy x2 and Asus NovaGo TP370QL, come with Windows 10 S (aka Windows 10 S mode) installed. Microsoft claims that 10 S is faster and more power efficient than ...
Last year, MIT researchers alluded to a device that would be capable of extracting moisture from very dry air. While scaling and efficiency remains an issue, field tests conducted this week prove that the device is indeed capable of creating drinkabl
China's government isn't exactly known for tolerating silliness or dissent. This has become even more evident with the Community Party's latest decision which, according to Reuters, has banned videos that "distort, mo
Oracle has opened a massive new campus in Austin, Texas, which houses about 5,000 employees, with capacity for up to 10,000. The campus includes a luxury on-site apartment building. The initiative was the brainchild of Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd as part
"Password spraying" attack gave Mabna group access to 32TB of diverse research data. Enlarge Today, the Department of Justice announced charges against nine Iranian nationals connected to the Mabna Institute, a company which an FBI spokesman said was
Apple is holding an education-focused event on Tuesday where it's expected to launch a "low-cost iPad" alongside new education software. The goal is to win back students and teachers who have adopted similar products/services from rivals Google and M
With all the news about Facebook recently, you might be wondering, what exactly does Facebook know about me from my profile? Sure, you can peruse your profile online, but that doesnt tell the whole story. One way to see what Facebook has on you is to
There's nothing worse than discovering your bank account's been attacked. Gotta pay the rent, after all. So, if you're unfamiliar with a certain operating system, it's understandable why you'd want to...
The Windows 10 Cortana Show Me feature coming in Redstone 4 will show new users the ropes.Microsoft clearly looks to boost Cortana’s effectiveness and helpfulness with the next big Windows 10 update. Known internally as Redstone 4, this up
EA detailed a progression revamp last week that would move the game closer to what it should have been at release by removing pay-to-win elements. Surprisingly, the Battlefront team has also decided to unlock each and every hero. At any rate, those w
It's fair to say Facebook hasn't been in the best of situations lately. Following the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal which involved the firm improperly acquiring information from 50 million Facebook users, average internet u
One of the consequences of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, besides the immediate security concerns, is what it has meant for our ongoing testing and benchmarking operations. Along with accounting for the immediate performance changes from t
Tesla shareholders this week approved a new pay package for CEO Elon Musk that will award him up to 20 million stock options if the company hits certain milestones. Although the company valued the options at a hefty $2.6 billion, they actually could
CEO: "Data had been obtained in line with Facebooks terms of service." Enlarge / The offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London. Facebook expressed outrage over the misuse of its data as Cambridge Analytica, the British firm at the center of a
Like it or not, ARM servers are here. You can buy high-throughput ARM CPU chips from a number of vendors. Options include the Centriq series from Qualcomm and the ThunderX2 family from Cavium. Gigabyte's been working closely with Cavium for a
hyperclocker shares a report from Android Police: The touchscreen on your phone is the primary way you interact with it, so it absolutely needs to work. That makes problems like so-called "dead zones" or ignored/unregistered inputs among the most ann
Major League Baseball has always presented the biggest hurdle for sports-loving cable-cutters. Unlike the NFL, which still airs the bulk of its games on broadcast TV channels, MLB is a predominantly cable league. Of the six networks hosting nationall
The EVGA Z10 Marks The Companies Entry Into The Keyboard Market While they dominate the NVIDIA GPU graphics card market, EVGA also produces other components and peripherals, with the EVGA Z10 marking...
Fortnite: Battle Royale is a free-to-play game developed by Epic Games that has become a global sensation across PC, Xbox and PlayStation, with a mobile version on the way. Unlike many other popular g...
Today A Way Out, a new title from the team behind Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, is available on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. It is part of the EA Originals program, which works to elevate games from independent studios so more players
In order to combat the country's culture of overwork and force employees to leave work on time, South Korea is enacting a shutdown initiative in which all computers will be turned off by 8 PM on Fridays. By next month, computers will be turned off at
This week, Notebookcheck reported their findings of a second version of the GeForce MX150 – the newest version sporting lower base, boost, and memory clockspeeds versus the original SKU. Annoyingly however, these two versions are not being
Stay safe from ID fraud or receive up to a million bucks compensation if you don'tFounded in 2005, IdentityForce Inc. is a Massachusetts-based corporation that provides identity theft protection services to US consumers, businesses and government age
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has deep ties to the embattled data firm, Cambridge Analytica, which has come under scrutiny for using the Facebook data of 50 million people without permission. Bannon, who helped found the
Tumblr says it "helped indict 13 people who worked for" Internet Research Agency. Enlarge (credit: Aditya Irawan/NurPhoto via Getty Images) On Friday, Tumblr published a list of accounts that it said were linked to "state-sponsored disinformation cam
Fully-transparent case windows give a decent look at the components within a custom-built PC, but that glimpse isn't good enough for the designers at Thermaltake. The company's View 37 Riing Edition and View 37 RGB Edition E-ATX chass
This week for Case Mod Friday we have the "Sentry" build from J.P. Modified, which is was part of Thermaltake's Modding Fighting Championship 2. This is one of the better themed Core P90 build's we've seen! Be sure to check it out!
An anonymous reader writes: Makers of Mint Box, a diminutive desktop which runs Linux Mint -- an Ubuntu-based OS, on Friday announced the Mintbox Mini 2. While the new model has several new aspects, the most significant is that the Linux Mint Team ha
I've been at GDC all week, which means I haven't been able to keep a close eye on news. Lucky for me, there doesn't appear to have been much news to keep a close eye on in the first place. Which is to say: Yes, it was a slow news week.Bethesda did an
The Editors' Choice Omen 17t is a rare gaming laptop that delivers both performance and style. Although the base model originally starts at $1,199, HP is temporarily dropping the price of every Omen 1...
On Tuesday MX vs ATV All Out, from THQ Nordic and Rainbow Studios, releases to PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 but today pre-orders are going live. In this game you start on your private compound where you work to improve your skills and earn upgrade
Here is an interesting twist: GitLab, which in many ways competes with GitHub as a shared code repository service for teams, is bringing its continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) features to GitHub. The new service is launching today as part of
Huawei is reportedly releasing a smartphone that includes 512GB of internal storage, doubling the amount of space offered by today's largest and most premium mobiles. This has spurred discussions as to whether anyone really needs that much space, and
Spotify has been looking for ways to recoup some of their 2017 losses following their recent IPO filing. A couple weeks ago, the company sent out a slew of email warnings to users who were caught using hacked versions of the popular music streaming a
Apple sources have reportedly told Bloomberg the affordable MacBook won't debut next week.If you were hoping to see Apple’s oft-rumored, cheaper 13-inch MacBook 2018 model, then you might want to level your expectations. Apple sources have
Samsung this week demonstrated progress in its new NF1 form-factor (formerly known as NGSFF and sometimes called M.3), unveiled last August. At the OCP Summit this week, the company exhibited its NF1 SSDs in a dual-socket Supermicro
Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon line has been widely regarded as the company's flagship business-class laptop over the past few years. The previous model, which we poured over in deep-dive detail here, brought a new, more compact chassis design with it,
Dropbox went public on Friday, and is now worth $20 billion. In 2007, Houston was just trying to get his startup off the ground as a solo founder, and applied to the presitigous Y Combinator program for his first funding. On the application
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy would see a 14-percent funding increase. Enlarge (credit: CatLane / Getty Images) On Friday morning, the US Senate passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill that could avert yet another government shutdown.
A good friend of mine, Stephen Georg, who runs the YouTube channels StephenPlays (with over 150,000 subscribers) and StephenVlog (with over 60,000 subscribers), recently came to me with a problem. Another mutual friend of ours, Dan Settembrini, is a
Scythe is really known for their air CPU Coolers, and we've tested a good handful over the past couple of years. Today we are checking out their Grand Kama Cross 3, which has a very unique design. While the design is a little unconventional, it might
Marvell is announcing the launch of several innovative NVMe-based chipset solutions that will accelerate time from development to market for application-optimized SSD deployments in data centers. Marvells newly-developed and highly versatile devices
capedgirardeau shares a report from Digital Journal: Researchers with the renowned Ramazzini Institute (RI) in Italy announce that a large-scale, lifetime study (PDF) of lab animals exposed to environmental levels of cell tower radiation developed ca
When it comes to climbing the IT career ladder, few things matter more than having the right certifications under your belt. CompTIA is a leading provider of IT certifications for a host of disciplines, and having one can dramatically fast-track your