Dual-screen (ePaper) Yotaphone almost ready to ship

The Yotaphone is a dual-screen smartphone with a full color LCD display (front) and a second sunlight readable grayscale ePaper screen on the back.

Linux geezers need fresh meat

Open saucers have a breeding problem. The generation of those who started developing Linux and similar software are getting old and there are no over-enthusiastic young bucks seeking to take their place.

Video: LG's flexing smartphone

LG has posted a video showcasing its G Flex smartphone with a curved display and slightly sloped form factor.

Suck it, boss! You are breaking the Internet.

Your boss is the greatest threat to the Internet. Executives with an internet porn habit are not only infecting their systems with malware, but are keeping reporting of the viruses secret to hide their red-faces.

MK902 is Rikomagic's Android set-top box

Rikomagic is perhaps best known for its popular lineup of Android MK802 HDMI TV dongles (PC-on-a-stick).

Loyaltybuild: Hackers Steal Card Details

Hackers have stolen the full card details of at least 376,000 people in a cyberattack on Irish marketing company Loyaltybuild. Loyaltybuild runs reward schemes for companies across Europe, including one for the Irish supermarket chain SuperValu. Some 70,000 SuperValu customers have had their full card details stolen, confirmed ...

Smart TVs not so smart when it comes to security, privacy

A hacker in your living room: researchers have shown how internet-connected TVs can be remotely manipulated. Smart TVs are bringing smartphone-like features to the telly, but their makers aren\\'t quite baking-in the same security that Apple and Google have in their mobile platforms.Stick an embedded computer, operating system,

Spy-Proofing: Deutsche Telekom Pushes for All-German Internet

Recent revelations about NSA spying have given fresh impetus to the dream of a purely German Internet. Deutsche Telekom believes it could introduce a system safe from prying foreign surveillance, but some criticize the plan as pointless.Even before it emerged that the National Security Agency had wiretapped her ...

Facebook makes Adobe fans change their horrible, horrible passwords

Facebook has scanned millions of email address and password pairs hackers dumped online from Adobe\\'s user account database – so that it can force its social networkers to change their passwords if they used the same logins details for both websites.In early October, Adobe warned of \\'sophisticated attacks\\' ...

The iPad Mini with Retina Display: the reviews are in

In a nutshell and because you hate to read anything with lots of them word thingies: It's expensive. If you can afford the iPad Air, go for it, but if you can't then Nexus 7 or Kindle Fire HDX offer better deals. Is that why Apple gave this product a quiet launch?

Hackers probe HTTPS weaknesses

(Editors note: In this guest essay, Rohit Sethi, Vice President of consultancy Security Compass, examines the implications of HTTPS, the protocol for secure network communications, coming under attack.)HTTPS is vulnerable to attack, and we can expect the situation to worsen over time. In two to five years, serious ...

British spooks spoofed Slashdot and LinkedIn

British spooks used spoof sites of Slashdot and LinkedIn to distribute spying malware, a German newspaper has claimed.

Facebook and the OCP gang up on Cisco

It is starting to look like Facebook's Open Compute Project (OCP) is to be a glorious alliance including Intel, Broadcom, and others which aims to give Cisco a kick in the nadgers.

Did Microsoft make an Excel mistake on its own ad?

AppleInsider caused a titter amongst Apple fanboys when it pointed out that Microsoft appears to have made a calculation error in a billboard advert.

HP shoots for the moon with AMD

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP has been showing off its low power, ultra dense Moonshot server powered by AMD Opterons.

Analysts say, You're phone be smarter than you by 2017

  Smartphones are getting smarter with each new generation, so research firm Gartner has gone out on a limb with a new forecast straight out of a dystopian sci-fi movie.

Who should we spy on?

Ever since Edward Snowden leaked information about massive government surveillance programs there has been a lot of news, debate, and controversy about the NSA and other government agencies in the US and abroad. 

Pear is a Linux-based OS X alternative

Pear OS is a Linux-based operating system that strives to combine an Apple OS X experience with the open source philosophy of GNU/Linux.

Your Gmail inbox just got pumped

Google just gave you some new features in Gmail that add a level of functionality to email that makes it more than email. It's like they don't want you to go anywhere else but Google. Aw. Google likes me. It really, really likes me.

Brazil thinks Google is part of NSA plot?

The accountants at Google must be sweating in their boots after Brazilian judges ordered them to hand over private data collected through its Street View program.