iPhone cases found to cause chemical burns spark massive recall

There’s a price to pay for being fashionable, and dozens of iPhone owners learned that the hard way after their protective cases gave them chemical burns.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/02/iphone-cases-found-to-cause-chemical-burns-spark-massive-recall.html

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How to Keep Your Devices From Joining a Zombie Botnet Army

Last Friday’s massive cyberattack, which disrupted access to dozens of popular websites, probably wasn’t carried out by internet-connected devices in your home, cyber safety experts say.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/24/how-to-keep-your-devices-from-joining-zombie-botnet-army.html

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Amazon Firing Spree Follows Fire Phone Flop


Amazon reportedly has given the boot to dozens of engineers who worked on its ill-fated Fire Phone. The purged staffers worked at Lab126, Amazon’s secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware development center. Amazon also scaled back or killed off several other Lab126 projects, including a large-screen tablet, according to the report, and it reorganized the center to combine two hardware units into one. Investors apparently like the move — Amazon’s stock rose by 3.51 percent on Thursday, closing the day at $518.37.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82427.html?rss=1

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6 traits successful entrepreneurs share

As a writer at The Idea Village in New Orleans, I’ve interviewed dozens of entrepreneurs, ranging from new founders of fledgling companies to seasoned leaders who have launched several successful businesses.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/0HCPHeZkI1Q/index.html

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Move over Doom: Quake is running on oscilloscopes

Quake on oscilloscope
We’ve seen Doom on dozens of various devices, but few people have tried similar tricks with Quake. If you’ve ever wanted to play one of the most influential FPS games in history on 1960s state-of-the-art technology, now’s your chance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/196577-move-over-doom-quake-is-running-on-oscilloscopes

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How to watch hacking, and cyberwarfare between the USA and China, in real time

Norse hacking map
You’ve probably read dozens of paragraphs on how the next great theater of war will be online rather than offline, and how China and the US are already battling each other for cyber supremacy. The truth is, though, unless you’ve actually been hacked, it’s hard to appreciate just how real the prospect of cyberwar actually is. Now, though, a security company has produced a fascinating geographic map that shows you hacking attempts in real-time — and sure enough, you really can see China waging cyberwar against the US.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/185125-how-to-watch-hacking-and-cyberwarfare-between-the-usa-and-china-in-real-time

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