Hackers use security utility to lock Macs in blackmail scheme

The “Find My X” service for Apple’s various devices is being co-opted by hackers to lock various systems and handsets in order to demand a Bitcoin ransom payment for their unlocking.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/21/hackers-use-security-utility-to-lock-macs-in-blackmail-scheme.html

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Google tool for hate crimes questioned by conservative media

Google is attempting to help reporters find hate crime stories with machine learning – though it remains to be seen how impartial the effort is.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/25/google-tool-for-hate-crimes-questioned-by-conservative-media.html

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GoDaddy expels white supremacist site Daily Stormer after article on Charlottesville victim

GoDaddy has given white supremacist site Daily Stormer 24 hours to find a new domain provider after an online post disparaging Heather Heyer, who was killed in Charlottesville Saturday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/14/godaddy-expels-white-supremacist-site-daily-stormer-after-article-on-charlottesville-victim.html

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ZTE Blade V8 Pro First Look: Premium Features at a Low Price

The ZTE Blade V8 Pro is one of a growing number of Android smartphones that provide all of the qualities you’d find in top-shelf phones at very affordable prices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/10/zte-blade-v8-pro-first-look-premium-features-at-low-price.html

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Best job search websites

Finding a job is tough in today’s economy, but with the right website, you can find something that’s suitable to your talents and individual skillset. These 9 job search website can help, though, even if you’re simply looking for an internship.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/16/best-job-search-websites.html

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University notifies students of acceptance on Snapchat

Students waiting to find out if they’ve been accepted into the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay are receiving confirmation in the form of a Snapchat message. Will more colleges end up adopting the unorthodox route?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/02/university-notifies-students-acceptance-on-snapchat.html

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How to Check iPhone 6s for Battery Shutdown Problem

Apple has introduced a new tool to help iPhone 6s owners find out if their phones are eligible for a program designed to address recent battery issues.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/01/how-to-check-iphone-6s-for-battery-shutdown-problem.html

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Stop unwanted calls and texts from hitting your cellphone

You may find this surprising. Many of us remember when people’s names, addresses and phone numbers were listed in the telephone book and distributed for free

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/26/stop-unwanted-calls-and-texts-from-hitting-your-cellphone.html

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