Category: Technology News

Battlefront II Loot Crates Declared Gambling, Investigated in Hawaii

EA continues to take a hammering on all fronts over Battlefront II, and the game isn’t going to be helped by declarations from Belgium and Hawaii. Belgium, after...

Intrepid Flat Earther Reschedules Rocket Launch, Remains Undeterred

Last week, we covered the ambitions of “Mad Mike” Hughes, a limo driver with dreams of proving everyone wrong about the shape of the Earth. Alternately, Mike Hughes...

750 Raspberry Pis Turned Into Supercomputer for Los Alamos National Laboratory

It’s often a challenge for programmers and scientists to get time on high-performance supercomputers. These machines are expensive to build and maintain, but there’s...

ET Cyber Monday Deals: Save on Laptops, TVs, Electronics, and more

If you haven’t already finished your holiday shopping, here’s your chance to wrap things up early before December rolls around. Today’s Cyber Monday sales across...

Uber Paid Hackers $100K to Hide Data Breach Exposing 57 Million Users [Updated]

Update (11/24/2017): A new report states that far from having just learned about the breach, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has known about it since mid-September. Uber,...

ET Black Friday 2017: Best Deals for Laptops, TVs, Gaming, and more

After a long, long wait, Black Friday itself is finally upon us. The dam has busted, and there’s a staggering number of bargains happening all at once. To help give...

Uber Paid Hackers $100K to Hide Data Breach Exposing 57 Million Users

Uber has spent the past year mired in controversy on virtually every front, from its attempts to evade regulators to lying about driver earnings, to its alleged theft of...

Intel Patches Major Flaws in the Intel Management Engine

Intel has acknowledged and patched a new suite of security problems affecting its Intel Management Engine. This subsystem controls many low-level capabilities of the...

Intel’s New Core i5-8250U is a Huge Upgrade Over Older 7th Generation CPUs

When Intel launched its new 8th generation quad-core processors in August, it wasn’t clear what kind of an upgrade we were actually getting. While putting a quad-core...

Flowing Water Observed on Mars Might Just Be More Sand

We used to think of Mars as a dry, desolate planet devoid of running water. Then, in 2011 astronomers discovered evidence that liquid water might still flow on the...