In the past eight years, more than a third of all cryptocurrency exchanges have been hacked. The total losses exceed US$1 billion.
Computer science and programming education must suit the needs of 21st-century learners. Otherwise, the cost will be a disillusioned workforce.
When senior executives at companies aren’t tech-savvy, they often lack understanding of what’s at stake and how to quickly protect valuable information.
Civilization VI, the latest in a popular series of video games adds new features, most notably climate change and natural disasters.
Global efforts are underway to govern the tools used in cyber attacks, but the expertise of cyber operatives has so far seen limited attention.
The online videogame Fortnite Battle Royale was launched in September 2017. Since then the game had amassed 125 million active players by June and made US$1.2 billion (A$1.6 billion) for the developer, Epic Games.
As long as you are capable of writing the software to solve the problem, Linux will allow you to create your own complex supercomputer for free.
Making open-source hardware systems more available increases regular people’s security by giving them verifiable secure options.
Bitcoin, and other new technologies – such as data centers, computers and before them trains, planes and automobiles – are often energy-intensive.
Online information isn’t reliable, whether it is news or search results, and social media is vulnerable to manipulation by hackers or foreign powers.
Facebook is closing its doors to researchers. The latest casualty is the app Netvizz, a research tool used by hundreds of academics.
APPLE’S TRILLION DOLLARS VALUE DOES NOT MEAN IT’S THE BIGGEST COMPANY Jerry Davis, University of Michigan On Aug. 2, Apple became the first U.S. public corporation to achieve a US$1 trillion valuation, making it the
As Facebook users around the world are coming to understand, some of their favorite technologies can be used against them.
Silicon Valley’s rise is well documented, but the backlash against its culture and unscrupulous corporations hints at an imminent twist in its fate.
Allowing mergers like AT&T and Time Warner will profoundly reshape the American media landscape and may eliminate net neutrality.
A privacy discussion is moving toward fruition with less public attention: the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. US$260 billion are at stake.
The realm of professional sport has been taken by storm by the rise of eSports. These video game events now compete with traditional sports leagues.
AN ITALIAN COURT RULES THAT CELL PHONE USE CAUSED BRAIN TUMOR On April 11th 2017, an Italian court in the northern town of Ivrea has ruled that the brain tumor of Roberto Romeo, diagnosed in
UBUNTU SPYWARE CONTROVERSY Ubuntu is one of the most popular GNU/Linux distributions. It is used in over 50 million desktop computers worldwide, and runs millions of servers, including those of Reddit, Instagram, Snapchat and Netflix. It
Antonio Meucci is the true inventor of the telephone, not Alexander Graham Bell. This century-long controversy had finally been settled by the Congress in 2002. The acknowledgement was the result of the House of Representatives’ vote of the resolution H.RES.269.