• Square Chip Card Reader

    Square Chip Card Reader

    With its excellent aesthetics, modern features, and ease of use on many devices, the Square Chip Card Reader is an Editors' Choice for mobile credit card readers and point-of-sale (POS) software solutions.The Square Chip Card Reader costs $29, and lets you accept payments from older magtripe cards and newer chipped credit cards.
  • F-Secure Safe (2017)

    F-Secure Safe (2017)

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  • UK 'Snooper's Charter' Surveillance Bill Becomes Law

    UK 'Snooper's Charter' Surveillance Bill Becomes Law

    A controversial UK surveillance bill has become law, despite efforts to stop it.The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 today received the final stamp of approval from the Queen—a practice called Royal Assent.
  • San Francisco Transit Hacker Gets Hacked

    San Francisco Transit Hacker Gets Hacked

    The hacker claiming responsibility for last week's ransomware attack on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has been hacked.According to security researcher Brian Krebs, the criminal—someone calling themselves "Andy Saolis"—was the target of a breach that revealed details about other hacks allegedly carried out by Saolis.
  • MIT AI Looks at Still Images, Predicts What Will Happen Next

    MIT AI Looks at Still Images, Predicts What Will Happen Next

    But machine intelligence still struggles to form images, ideas, and sensations without direct input.They are not the first to tackle this topic, but their model does pioneer new techniques—like processing an entire scene at once.
  • Microsoft Touts 'Zero Waste' Campus

    Microsoft Touts 'Zero Waste' Campus

    With all those dining food and drink options and 44,000 employees on campus, one might assume that Microsoft is sending huge amounts of waste to landfills.The software giant on Monday announced that its Redmond campus has received the US Zero Waste Business Council's highest certification, the first technology company in the country to achieve this benchmark.
  • VLC Adds Support for 360-Degree Video

    VLC Adds Support for 360-Degree Video

    The free, open-source VLC media player just got a sweet new feature: support for 360-degree videos.The nonprofit VideoLAN organization worked with 360-degree camera maker Giroptic on the new feature, which will let you play all your 360-degree videos and images directly within VLC.
  • Report: SF Transit Hacker Demands $73K

    Report: SF Transit Hacker Demands $73K

    The deals didn't end on Black Friday for many San Francisco commuters.A city-wide hack of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) meant free rides for all on Saturday.
  • iOS 10.1.1 is Draining iPhone Batteries

    iOS 10.1.1 is Draining iPhone Batteries

    au reports, the issue stems from how quickly the battery is draining coupled with the battery percentage readout no longer being accurate.For example, a battery with 80 percent charge left unused overnight is empty the following morning.
  • Facetune 2 App Debuts Live Face Editing

    Facetune 2 App Debuts Live Face Editing

    Already the top paid photo-editing app in the App Store, Facetune lets you not only fix obvious issues like blemishes and flash-reddened eyes, but also whiten teeth and reshape heads.The company behind Facetune, Lightricks, also makes Enlight (an Apple Best of 2016 award runner-up), an all-around mobile photo editor with Photoshop-like layer capabilities.
  • Tech Giants: IoT Security Is Terrible, Here's How to Fix It

    Tech Giants: IoT Security Is Terrible, Here's How to Fix It

    The plan, published on Tuesday by the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group, argues for a major shift in the way device manufacturers approach security.They should be "restrictive instead of permissive," meaning instead of automatically allowing Internet traffic, in some cases without a password or firewall, IoT devices of the future should be inaccessible to inbound connections by default.
  • Malware Turns ATMs Into Cash-Spewing Jackpots

    Malware Turns ATMs Into Cash-Spewing Jackpots

    But while Buhtrap looted ATMs via fraudulent wire transfers, the ATM scammers reportedly use a less hands-on method: "touchless jackpotting.The hackers reportedly use a penetration testing tool known as Cobalt Strike, which lets them access servers that control ATMs via bank PCs infected by malicious emails.
  • Speakers Become Latest Threat to Your Digital Security

    Speakers Become Latest Threat to Your Digital Security

    Any device attached to your PC should be viewed as a threat, and that now includes your speakers.As Engadget reports, a team of researchers at Ben Gurion University in Israel created a proof-of-concept software hack that turns your computer speakers into a microphone.
  • Twitter Cracks Down on Data Use for Surveillance

    Twitter Cracks Down on Data Use for Surveillance

    The practice, recently used by police to profile protesters and activists, is "absolutely unacceptable," the microblogging site said.Last month, law enforcement officials in Baltimore and Oakland, Calif.
  • Twitter CEO Briefly Suspended From Twitter

    Twitter CEO Briefly Suspended From Twitter

    Even the most responsible adult can accidentally lock themselves out of their car or house.Some blamed Russia, claiming Dorsey's brief interruption was the work of hackers.
  • Madison Square Garden Suffered Year-Long Credit Card Breach

    Madison Square Garden Suffered Year-Long Credit Card Breach

    The Madison Square Garden Company this week disclosed a massive credit card breach at four of its New York venues.24, 2016 at Madison Square Garden, the Theater at MSG, Radio City Music Hall, or Beacon Theater—as well as Chicago Theater in Illinois—may have been affected.
  • Sense Home Energy Monitor

    Sense Home Energy Monitor

    But that can get expensive if you want to monitor every device in your home.Or, you can hook up a smart power monitor, like the Sense Home Energy Monitor ($299), that connects directly to your electricity panel and uses a cool mobile app to tell you what devices and appliances are drawing power and when.
  • Female Tech Pioneers Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Female Tech Pioneers Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Two of technology's leading ladies this week were granted the Presidential Medal of Freedom.But thankfully they had Margaret Hamilton.
  • Facebook Created a Censorship Tool for China

    Facebook Created a Censorship Tool for China

    Three current and former Facebook employees have confirmed to The New York Times that a software tool exists allowing the social network to be censored.Instead, Facebook would allow a third-party to use it in order to monitor and censor the posts of users on a per region basis.
  • Weather Underground (for iPhone)

    Weather Underground (for iPhone)

    Instead of the lush, photographic backdrops of Yahoo and the Weather Channel, Weather Underground is just text and solid colors.Note that despite the different names, both the Weather Channel app and Weather Underground are owned by The Weather Company.