Category: Technology News

Battle.net is Back and Starcraft Remastered Has Gone Live

There’s a pair of announcements from Blizzard about their new version of Starcraft and a second name-swap. First, Starcraft Remastered is now officially available....

Possible Unexploded WW2 Munitions Found At Fukushima

Workers at the decommissioned nuclear power plant Fukushima Daiichi have reported finding an unexploded bomb at a parking lot undergoing maintenance. The bomb (or...

The ISS is Getting the Most Powerful Computer Ever Sent to Space

When SpaceX’s next mission launches on August 14, it won’t just be carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). NASA has partnered with HP to perform...

Leaked Microsoft Memo Reveals High Return Rates on Surface Hardware

Last week, Consumer Reports yanked its recommendations on the four Microsoft Surface products it had previously recommended. The organization then compounded the...

Killer Robot Drones are Coming to a Military Near You

Weaponized drones aren’t new. The US military, and more recently that of other countries, have been using large, expensive, missile-equipped models for remote strikes...

New Android Malware Secretly Records Audio

Your phone rides around in your pocket or bag all day, making it a great eavesdropping device. After all, it has a constant internet connection, a microphone, and plenty...

AMD’s Vega Arrives to Mixed Reviews, Modest Results

It’s been over two years since AMD last launched a high-end graphics card that could compete in the upper echelons of the GPU market. That gap is literally...

Building a Keyboard Homage to ‘Tron’

As you may know, the classic 1982 sci-fi movie Tron turned 35 years old in 2017, and it happens to be a film that I quite like. So, I’m celebrating in the most fitting...

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

Once upon a time (read: prior to the late 1990s), you had workstation-class hardware and desktop-class hardware, and never the twain shall meet. If you had a...

Researchers Write Malicious Code Into DNA, Infect the Computer That Reads It

From the what-could-possibly-go-wrong department: Scientists have now managed to write executable code into DNA that is theoretically capable of infecting the computer...