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Tesla posts a Q4 loss but the company’s revenue grows amid...

Enlarge / This is what every Tesla driver wants to see upon arrival at a Supercharger station. (credit: Tesla) On Wednesday, Tesla posted...

Blundering Boeing bod blabbed spreadsheet of 36,000 coworkers’ personal details

Its own security software could have stopped data exposure Global aerospace firm Boeing earlier this month sent a notification to Washington State Attorney General...

Google Fiber makes expansion plans for $60 wireless gigabit service

Enlarge (credit: Webpass) Google Fiber's new wireless Internet division is apparently ready to expand.The company's Webpass subsidiary says in a job listing that it is "searching...

Microsoft still plans to ship two Windows 10 upgrades in 2017

Microsoft this month reaffirmed that it will issue two Windows 10 upgrades this year, twice the number of 2016 but still shy of the...

The best Go language IDEs and editors

Google’s Go language was recently chosen as Tiobe’s programming language of 2016, based on its rapid growth in popularity over the year, more than...

Financial cyberthreats in 2016

In 2016 we continued our in-depth research into the financial cyberthreat landscape. We’ve noticed over the last few years that large financial cybercriminal groups...

Verizon knocks off $350M from Yahoo deal after breaches

Verizon Communications will pay $350 million less for Yahoo after two major data breaches reported by the struggling internet pioneer.Verizon will pay about $4.48...

Surprise! Microsoft issues Flash patches for Internet Explorer, Edge

Microsoft sent an email to its largest customers on Monday, alerting them that Adobe Flash Player patches for Internet Explorer and Edge will be...

Would killing Bitcoin end ransomware?

Ransomware is running rampant.The SonicWall GRID Threat Network detected an increase from 3.8 million ransomware attacks in 2015 to 638 million in 2016.According to...

Hampleton Partners Report Shows Slowdown in Fintech M&A

Buyers increasingly targeting mature and profitable models as early hype fadesLondon, February 21st, 2017: The latest market report from technology M&A advisory firm, Hampleton...

New(ish) Mirai Spreader Poses New Risks

A cross-platform win32-based Mirai spreader and botnet is in the wild and previously discussed publicly. However, there is much information confused together, as if...

Chinese solar exports fall in 2016 with global anti-dumping measures

Enlarge (credit: Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Lab) Chinese financial and business news site Caixin Media wrote that Chinese solar equipment exports fell...