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Telegram messaging app shuts down 78 ISIS channels

The Telegram messaging app said Wednesday that it had blocked 78 ISIS-related channels across 12 languages. However, private communications among ISIS members would not be affected by the move. On Tuesday, CNNMoney reported that Telegram…

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New Wi-fi technology transmits both energy and Internet from one router

These days we’re surrounded by Wi-Fi pretty much everywhere we go, but are we leaving a lot of the potential of this technology untapped? Yes, according to a team of engineers at the University of…

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Windows turns 30 today

The PC revolution started off life 30 years ago this week. Microsoft launched its first version of Windows on November 20th, 1985, to succeed MS-DOS. It was a huge milestone that paved the way for…

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Microsoft launches Windows 10, Version 1511, build 10586

Coverage is still a bit spotty, but many people are reporting that they can download and install the newest version of Windows 10. Originally code-named Windows 10 Threshold 2 and subsequently unofficially renamed many times…

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Square Is Going Public At A Price Lower Than Planned

Facing yet more investor skepticism, electronic payments company Square reportedly priced shares for its upcoming public offering at $9—lower than the company’s proposed IPO range of $11 to $13 a share, and far below the…

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NSA Keeps Some Security Bugs Under Its Hat

The U.S. National Security Agency is getting a collective side-eye after posting what it characterized as proactive information: the fact that it discloses 91 percent of security vulnerabilities that pass through its internal review process….

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Windows 10 Looks Like a Great Play for Microsoft and Here’s Why

The media was probably too quick to the punch when reporting speculative impressions of Windows 10 prior to its July 29th release. We’ll have to let the story unfold for a few months before we…

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Smarter robots put 50% of jobs at risk

Love your job? Enjoy it while it lasts. There’s a 50% chance you’re going to be sacked and replaced by a robot. The Bank of England has warned that machines could take over 80 million…

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Just when you thought your cell phone bill was getting simpler, Verizon has a brand new fee for you.

Verizon (VZ, Tech30) will begin charging certain customers a $20 activation fee when they add a new line to their service. The fee is a one-time charge — it won’t ever show up on your…

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ISIS responds to Anonymous’ threat of cyber war

An ISIS-affiliated account on the messaging app Telegram has sent out a message about Anonymous’threat to launch its “biggest operation ever” against the terrorist group. After the Paris terror attacks on Friday that left at…

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