Technology Blog

October 2, 2022

Meta Ordered To Pay $175 Million For Copying Green Beret Veteran’s App

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, was found by a federal jury in Austin, Texas, to have infringed on two patents held by Voxer, […]
October 2, 2022

Pentagon Is Far Too Tight With Its Security Bug Bounties

Discovering and reporting critical security flaws that could allow foreign spies to steal sensitive US government data or launch cyberattacks via the Department of Defense’s IT […]
October 2, 2022

Tumblr Is Never Going Back To Porn

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg would like you to please stop asking Tumblr to bring back porn because […]
October 2, 2022

In a First, US Appoints a Diplomat For Plants and Animals

For the first time, the United States is designating a special diplomat to advocate for global biodiversity amid what policymakers here and overseas increasingly recognize as […]
October 2, 2022

The Era of Fast, Cheap Genome Sequencing Is Here

Emily Mullin writes via Wired: The human genome is made of more than 6 billion letters, and each person has a unique configuration of As, Cs, […]
October 1, 2022

TikTok Tracks You Across the Web, Even If You Don’t Use the App

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Consumer Reports: A Consumer Reports investigation finds that TikTok, one of the country’s most popular apps, is partnering with […]
October 1, 2022

Intel’s Self-Driving Technology Mobileye Unit Files for IPO

Intel has filed for an initial public offering of its self-driving technology business, Mobileye Global, braving the worst market for new US listings since the financial […]
October 1, 2022

Stadia Controllers Could Become E-Waste Unless Google Issues Bluetooth Update

With Stadia coming to an abrupt halt, gamers want Google to issue a software update for the controllers that unlocks Bluetooth to allow them to work […]
October 1, 2022

Covert CIA Websites Could Have Been Found By an ‘Amateur,’ Research Finds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Guardian: The CIA used hundreds of websites for covert communications that were severely flawed and could have been […]