“Perverse” malware infecting hundreds of Macs remained undetected for years

Enlarge (credit: Tim Malabuyo) A mysterious piece of malware that gives attackers surreptitious control over webcams, keyboards, and other sensitive resources has been… more »

Apple just dropped iOS 11 beta 4 for developers

 Apple just released a new beta of iOS 11 ahead of the final iOS 11 release in September. Things are still quite rough… more »

Crewless electric cargo ships may be on the horizon in Norway

Enlarge / Robo-cranes load cargo onto the robo-boat Yara Birkeland in this rendering of the drone ship, under construction in Norway. (credit: Konsberg… more »

Windows Paint is now officially not getting updated any more

Enlarge / Who needs Aurich’s artistic talents, anyway? (credit: Peter Bright) The venerable Windows Paint program, known to many by the name of… more »

Fairphone ends support for first repairable-by-design smartphone

 Fairphone, the European mobile phone maker and social enterprise that has made it its mission is to build and sell fairer smartphone hardware,… more »

Microsoft’s second-generation HoloLens will include a dedicated AI coprocessor

 Microsoft has revealed that it is preparing to equip the second version of its HoloLens VR headset with its own AI processing capabilities… more »

Verizon accused of throttling Netflix and YouTube, admits to “video optimization”

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | MrsWilkins) Verizon Wireless customers this week noticed that Netflix’s speed test tool appears to be capped at 10Mbps, raising… more »

Optoma’s UHD60 projector delivers great, affordable 4K performance

 If you’re among those who use a projector for your home theater, you haven’t really had a great option for jumping on the… more »

The ORII smart ring lets you control your smartphone using only your voice

 ORII is a new smart ring that gives you full hands-free control of your smartphone. The device connects to your phone with Bluetooth… more »

Microsoft 4Q17: Office 365 revenue surpasses traditional licenses

(credit: Julien GONG Min) In the fourth quarter of its 2017 financial year, Microsoft posted revenue of $23.3 billion, up 13 percent on… more »