By CADE METZ and RAYMOND ZHONG
China is investing in quantum encryption that could be far tougher to crack than today’s security methods. Now the United States is trying to catch up.
Published: December 2, 2018 at 06:00PM
Today's big data breach has been announced by Q&A site Quora, affecting over 100 million registered users. What did the "unauthorized third party" get? According to CEO Adam D'Angelo:
Account information, e.g. name, email address, encrypted (ha…
Police may have used Tesla’s Autopilot feature to stop driver asleep at the wheel
After flashing their lights and sirens in an attempt to pull the car over, the officers deployed a strategy based around their assumption that the Tesla Model 3 was running on Autopilot: two unit cars pulled up in front and behind the Tesla to get the car to gradually come to a stop, after a seven-mile chase.
December 3, 2018 at 09:30PM
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Three years after arriving along with Windows 10, Microsoft's Edge browser has added features and showed some good statistical results, but it hasn't pulled many users away from the competition. Now, Windows Central reports that Microsoft could start…
The CRISPR Baby Scandal Gets Worse by the Day
The alleged creation of the world’s first gene-edited infants was full of technical errors and ethical blunders.
December 3, 2018 at 08:27PM
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EA DICE is about to release the first of Battlefield V's numerous major updates, and it's clear that the studio wants to start off on a strong note. "Overture" is launching December 4th with an intriguing (and apparently "emotional") single-player s…
Tonight owners of Nest devices are reporting (as show on Down Detector, Twitter and Reddit) that access to their thermostats, cameras and other devices has been cut off by an outage. While that can happen occasionally, this is the third time in as ma…
Deaf children face challenges learning to read. As their parents and teachers often don't know sign language, young ones can't always make the connection between words on the page and their own life experiences. Huawei aims to fix that with its Sto…
Six Years With a Distraction-Free iPhone
In 2012, I realized I had a problem. My iPhone made me twitchy. It called to me from my pocket, the way the Ring called Bilbo Baggins.
December 3, 2018 at 04:48PM
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Google's initial Pixel 3 software had multiple rough spots, but one of the most common complaints has centered on memory management — users have seen their phones close apps when doing something as simple as taking a picture. That might be less of…