Mozilla’s Mr. Robot promo backfires after it installs a Firefox extension without permission

If you’re a Firefox user, you may have noticed a weird new extension that suddenly showed up in your browser this week. The extension is called “Looking Glass 1.0.3” and this is its description: MY REALITY IS JUST DIFFERENT FROM...

/ December 15, 2017

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has...

/ December 15, 2017

Apple picks up a new space drama from the creator of ‘Battlestar Galactica’

What the frak is this? According to a report from Deadline, Apple may have actually gotten its hand on a good show – a new space drama from “Battlestar Galactica” creator, Ronald D. Moore – to aid in its ambitions in...

/ December 15, 2017

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), A8+ (2018), and LG K10 (2018) to be announced at CES in January

Samsung’s much leaked Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) are going to be unveiled at CES, according to a new rumor out of South Korea. LG won’t let Samsung have the whole spotlight to itself though, as it also plans...

/ December 15, 2017

Erik Huggers is stepping down as CEO of Vevo

Vevo, the music video service backed by major record labels, just announced that its CEO Erik Huggers is departing. Huggers previously worked at the BBC, at Verizon (which owns TechCrunch) and elsewhere. He joined Vevo in 2015. Under his leadership, Vevo...

/ December 15, 2017

Finnish autonomous car goes for a leisurely cruise in the driving snow

It’s one thing for an autonomous car to strut its stuff on a smooth, warm California tarmac, and quite another to do so on the frozen winter mix of northern Finland. Martti, a self-driving vehicle system homegrown in Finland, demonstrated...

/ December 15, 2017

UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry

The world is run by trade. Freight and logistics in the U.S. alone account for nearly $1.5 trillion annually (2015 data). As the world’s economies scale up, that number is only expected to increase as we become more dependent on the...

/ December 15, 2017

Alexa skills top 25,000 in the U.S. as new launches slow

Amazon this week officially launched the first skills for Alexa offering premium content that customers can purchase while using the voice apps – a move the company had announced was in the works back in November. The ability for developers...

/ December 15, 2017

Dog-walking app Wag may be raising a huge round of funding

It looks like Wag may get another huge injection of cash following a big financing round earlier this year, according to a report by Recode, and also based on what we are hearing. We had heard a bit ago that Wag...

/ December 15, 2017

Triton Malware Targets Industrial Control Systems in Middle East | Threatpost

Leftover Debugger Doubles as a Keylogger on Hundreds of HP Laptop Models December 11, 2017 , 12:59 pm New Spider Ransomware Comes With 96-Hour Deadline December 12, 2017 , 2:01 pm Microsoft December Patch Tuesday Update Fixes 34 Bugs December...

/ December 15, 2017