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Lawmakers Wants Answers from Hacked Toy Company VTech

Members of Congress are asking for more information from Hong Kong-based toymaker VTech about its collection of data on kids after a hacker swiped info from 5 million parent accounts and nearly 6.4 million child…

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Google ‘stores children’s data’ – civil liberties group says

Google collects school children’s personal data, including internet searches, a civil liberties group says. In a complaint to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) said the alleged practice broke both…

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Ex-Assembly speaker convicted at NY corruption trial

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, formerly one of New York’s most powerful politicians, was convicted Monday of charges that he traded favors to earn $5 million illegally and then lied about it. The Manhattan…

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Should Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer be fired?

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has repeatedly preached that it will take time for her to turn the company around. But analysts and investors are increasingly reluctant to give her more time and even speculating about…

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Warning: New AMD Crimson Driver Is Heating and Killing GPUs, Users Report

UPDATE: AMD Releases the Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.11.1 Update Here Users are reporting that the latest Crimson driver from AMD is locking their fans at 20%, resulting into busted video cards. Reddit has a…

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Google to work with Israel to censor Palestinian YouTube videos

Coverage of any conflict is rarely free from bias, with propaganda being a staple tool. This certainly rings true of the war between Israel and Palestine, and Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister has engaged in talks…

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Website Outage and Godaddy

So for the last 3+ hours this site and others I host on GoDaddy were down. After finally making contact with GoDaddy they blame the down time on my personally internet connection. Yes you read…

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Police kill more whites than blacks, but minority deaths generate more outrage

Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison says she wants to see an officer shoot an unarmed white teenager in the back before agreeing that the “conversation about race” is over, but she almost certainly already has…

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Russian ATM Hackers Steal $4 Million in Cash with ‘Reverse ATM Hack’ Technique

Russian hackers have discovered a novel technique to rip off Millions of dollars from banks and ATMs. Criminals in Russia used a technique, called “Reverse ATM Attack,” and stole 252 Million Rubles (US$3.8 Million) from…

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Martin Shkreli won’t cut individual Daraprim price after all

Remember Martin Shkreli, arguably the most hated man in pharmaceuticals for raising the cost of a drug HIV patients regularly take by 5,000 percent? Well, he’s getting some very unwanted attention again. Shkreli is the…

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