Blue, a company known for their microphones and recording equipment, has rolled out a new line of premium headphones. The prices go from $250 to $700, but the sweetest spot for most people would probably be the $400 Sadie over-ear headphones. For the price, you get an integrated amplifier that’s supposed to (more…)
Whether you’re in the mood for fast-paced action or thoughtful, deliberate strategy, the Apple App Store has you covered this week with a killer selection of free games. I’ve always been a sucker for the Robot Unicorn Attack games, so a sequel is at the top of my list of things (more…)
While networks and content creators are used to dealing with episodes of TV shows appearing on Torrent sites immediately after hitting the airwaves, it’s another matter altogether when episodes of a popular show surface online months before even airing. While such occurrences are rare, that’s what just happened to the popular (more…)
The global memory chip industry is heading into what’s been dubbed an ultra-super-cycle, as the challenge of making chips smaller yet more efficient has created supply bottlenecks, while there is soaring demand for data storage – from smartphones and artificial intelligence to autonomous driving and the Internet of Things.
Chipmakers and analysts (more…)
Russia’s major commercial banks came under cyber attacks in November last year, the country’s Federal Security Service said on Friday, Interfax news agency reported.Lenders such as Sberbank, Rosbank, Alfa Bank, Bank of Moscow, as well as the Moscow Exchange and other institutions were the targets of “a massive attack” from hackers (more…)
Toshiba Corp (6502.T) Chairman Shigenori Shiga is ready to step down to take responsibility for the huge writedowns looming over the Japanese group’s U.S. nuclear power unit Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, the Nikkei business daily reported.
Shiga was chairman of Westinghouse when the unit booked charges of $930 million in fiscal 2012 (more…)
The FBI appeared to go beyond the scope of existing legal guidance in seeking certain kinds of internet records from Twitter (TWTR.N) as recently as last year, legal experts said, citing two warrantless surveillance orders the social media company published on Friday.
Twitter said its disclosures were the first time the company (more…)
Investors have rushed back into North American pipelines after U.S. President Donald Trump revived growth prospects in a sector that struggled to cope with a two-year oil price slump and strident opposition from environmental and Native American activists.Investor confidence in the industry was shaken last year when the administration of former (more…)
The internet would not be the same place without GIFs. The antiquated file format is central to our very important online meme culture, but the format itself is terrible. The images are huge, and restrictions on color, bitrate and frames per second all show that the GIF is about a decade (more…)
It used to be that Mac users didn’t really have to worry about malware. But we live in a brave new world with easy internet access and a bunch of jerks, so the good ‘ole days are over. A new strain of Mac malware uses a familiar method to gain entry (more…)