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“Radioactive Boy Scout” regularly visited by FBI for a decade, father...

New documents show David Charles Hahn was reported to authorities in 2007, 2010.

Report: Theranos used shell company to secretly buy outside lab equipment

WSJ describes newly-unsealed depositions of 22 former employees, board members.

310-mile range and 320kW: 2019’s Audi e-tron Sportback

The powertrain looks great, but we're not sure about the styling.

Node.js exec director: Our project is transformational

The Node.js Foundation was formed in 2015 to serve as a steward over the Node.js sever-side JavaScript platform, providing a new governance model and taking over leadership from Joyent. Now, the foundation has hired its first executive director, Mar...

Apple aims to make all its gadgets from recycled material, but...

"Closed loop supply chain" aims to reduce waste and cut down on mining.

The Wheel of Time series is one step closer to your...

Sony has snapped up the rights and brought on an executive producer.

Another Android flagship, the Nexus 6P, ends up in a class-action...

"When the bootlooping occurs, the phone is essentially a very expensive paperweight."

Tanium CEO tacitly admits using hospital data in demos, sort of

CEO Hindawi: "Viewers didn’t connect demo to that customer for years."

Windows 10’s power throttling may help battery-hungry laptops

Microsoft claims that Windows 10's new power-throttling feature will boost battery life by about 11 percent, though you'll need a modern laptop to take advantage of it.Microsoft introduced the new feature to slow down background apps in January, as a trial feature for a subset of users running Insider versions of Windows 10.

Although power-throttling is still limited to Insiders, the recent Build 16176 made it more widely available. [ From backup to productivity tools, check out the top 30 free apps for Windows 10. | Download the superguide to Windows 10 installation. | Stay up on key Microsoft technologies with the Windows Report newsletter. ]There's one catch: Power throttling uses Intel's Speed Shift technology, which debuted in Intel's sixth-generation (Skylake) Core chips that began shipping in late 2015.

Current laptops with AMD processors won't be able to take advantage of the power savings, a Microsoft representative confirmed, though that could change in the near future: The representative added that the company's "working on expanding support to other processors as well over the next few months."To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Windows bug used to spread Stuxnet remains world’s most exploited

Code-execution flaw is triggered by plugging a booby-trapped USB into vulnerable PCs.

Exploits: how great is the threat?

How serious, really, is the danger presented by exploits? The recent leak of an exploit toolset allegedly used by the infamous Equation Group suggests it’s time to revisit that question. Using our own telemetry data and intelligence reports as well as publicly available information, we’ve looked at the top vulnerabilities and applications exploited by attackers.

“Drone Attorney” and former helicopter pilot now running for US Senate

James Mackler, Democrat, seeks to replace incumbent Sen.

Bob Corker (R-Tenn.).