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Experts noticed an ongoing activity involving the RIG Exploit Kit to deliver the Grobios TrojanSecurity Affairs

Experts noticed an ongoing activity involving the RIG Exploit Kit to deliver the Grobios TrojanSecurity Affairs

Anyway, researchers at FireEye periodically observe significant developments in this space and recently noticed an interesting ongoing activity invol ...
Robot Sub Finds the “Holy Grail” — a Shipwreck With Billions in Gold

Robot Sub Finds the “Holy Grail” — a Shipwreck With Billions in Gold

A robot submarine operated by researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) discovered the remains of the San José, a Spanish galleo ...
Electric cars can serve as mobile power storage, save billions on energy infrastruture

Electric cars can serve as mobile power storage, save billions on energy infrastruture

A new study out of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California shows how EVs may also have an added benefit for consumers and society at l ...
John Bain, better known to gamers as TotalBiscuit, dies at 33

John Bain, better known to gamers as TotalBiscuit, dies at 33

Prominent YouTuber and gaming critic John Bain, better known as TotalBiscuit or the Cynical Britt, has passed away after a battle with bowel cancer. H ...
Big things do come in small packages. Here’s the tiniest tech in the world

Big things do come in small packages. Here’s the tiniest tech in the world

Do you like tiny pieces of tech? Then you'll love the coolest miniature tech products in the world, like radios made out of a few nanotubes, sunburn s ...
A miniature chemistry lab is headed to Mars to search for signs of life

A miniature chemistry lab is headed to Mars to search for signs of life

The ExoMars mission will include an entire chemistry lab, shrunk down to the size of a toaster oven, with a sophisticated spectrometer to analyze samp ...
Fantage kids virtual world will shut after 10 years

Fantage kids virtual world will shut after 10 years

After 10 years, the Fantage virtual world for kids will shut down on June 30, according to a message from the company. The virtual world had a g ...
Thirty Flights of Loving shows how little we know about story in games

Thirty Flights of Loving shows how little we know about story in games

It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play ...
Verizon’s Standalone TV Streaming Service Canceled

Verizon’s Standalone TV Streaming Service Canceled

Verizon confirmed a long time ago that it’s also developing its own standalone online TV streaming service but we haven’t heard much about it since. T ...
From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS, part II

From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS, part II

Enlarge / How could Peter Bright ditch all this for the minimalism of MacOS? He loves the color purple far too much to do that, right? ...
A Swiss weedkiller robot could curb our dependence on herbicides

A Swiss weedkiller robot could curb our dependence on herbicides

A Swiss company called ecoRobotix recently unveiled its contribution to automated agriculture -- a robotic weed-killing machine, that may reshape the ...
HP’s ZBook x2: A uniquely powerful riff on the productive tablet

HP’s ZBook x2: A uniquely powerful riff on the productive tablet

Peter Bright Since Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 proved that there was a market for tablet-sized PCs sporting detachable keyboards, ...
A bug in T-Mobile site allowed anyone see any customer’s account detailsSecurity Affairs

A bug in T-Mobile site allowed anyone see any customer’s account detailsSecurity Affairs

A flaw in T-Mobile’s website allowed anyone to access the personal account details of any customer ...
What Sony’s PlayStation 4 ‘end-of-life’ means for PSVR and PSVR 2

What Sony’s PlayStation 4 ‘end-of-life’ means for PSVR and PSVR 2

When Sony executive John Tsuyoshi Kodera told investors this week that the PlayStation 4 is entering the “final phase of its life cycle,” there ...
Watch Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot evolve from a stagger to a sprint

Watch Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot evolve from a stagger to a sprint

Atlas Shrugged may be the name of Ayn Rand’s veritable doorstop of a novel, but no-one is shrugging indifferently when it comes to Boston Dynamic’s am ...
Holograms, campfire horror stories, and OK Go: the best VR and AR from the Tribeca Film Festival

Holograms, campfire horror stories, and OK Go: the best VR and AR from the Tribeca Film Festival

Virtual reality hasn’t changed the world the way its creators hoped — at least, not yet. But it’s gotten a lot of traction in a slightly unexpected ...
A Classical Math Problem Gets Pulled Into Self-Driving Cars

A Classical Math Problem Gets Pulled Into Self-Driving Cars

Long before robots could run or cars could drive themselves, mathematicians contemplated a simple mathematical question. They figured it out, then lai ...
Why Facebook engineered the Half Dome Varifocal VR headset

Why Facebook engineered the Half Dome Varifocal VR headset

At Display Week in Los Angeles, Facebook revealed why its researchers and engineers built a varifocal VR headset. Over the last few years resear ...
Coca-Cola data breach has affected about 8,000 workersSecurity Affairs

Coca-Cola data breach has affected about 8,000 workersSecurity Affairs

Coca-Cola discovered a security breach in September when law enforcement officials notified it tha ...
Archangel: Hellfire is an epic mech game experience for VR

Archangel: Hellfire is an epic mech game experience for VR

We weren’t big fans of the single-player Archangel experience when it released last year. While not terrible, it just didn’t do enough to stand ...
VTOL drone can evacuate wounded soldiers and disaster victims, deliver cargo

VTOL drone can evacuate wounded soldiers and disaster victims, deliver cargo

Tactical Robotics' unmanned Cormorant VTOL drone can evacuate two wounded battlefield casualties or disaster site victims at the same time. The aircra ...
Anda Seat Axe Series High Back Gaming Chair

Anda Seat Axe Series High Back Gaming Chair

Some of us are content to just play games and enjoy ourselves, but others want to take the game to the next level. That means buying all of the extra ...
Atari cofounder Ted Dabney passes away

Atari cofounder Ted Dabney passes away

Ted Dabney, video game pioneer and cofounder of Atari, has passed away. Dabney was one of the people who was there at the beginning of video gam ...
After dropping $18,000 worth of phones, these are the toughest

After dropping $18,000 worth of phones, these are the toughest

At Tom's Guide, we test phones to see which is the fastest, which has the best display, which has the best cam ...
‘Solo’ includes a shout-out to one of the worst Star Wars games ever made

‘Solo’ includes a shout-out to one of the worst Star Wars games ever made

If you grew up with PlayStation, you may have recognized the obscure martial art practiced by Qi'ra in Solo: A Star Wars Story. It was introduced in a ...
Snow, the Korean Snapchat clone, now has its own version of Animoji

Snow, the Korean Snapchat clone, now has its own version of Animoji

If you’re over Snapchat because of the countless redesigns and re-redesigns but Instagram’s filters don’t tickle your fancy, there’s a Korean app c ...
‘League of Legends’ tournaments coming to ESPN+

‘League of Legends’ tournaments coming to ESPN+

ESPN is moving forward with its coverage of esports. The cable news network has announced a deal with Riot Games that will allow ESPN+ to begin stream ...
Why Is Your Location Data No Longer Private? — Krebs on Security

Why Is Your Location Data No Longer Private? — Krebs on Security

The past month has seen one blockbuster revelation after another about how our mobile phone and broadband providers have been leaking high ...
CommerceDNA wins the TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech – TechCrunch

CommerceDNA wins the TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech – TechCrunch

It’s been a long night at VivaTech. The building hosted a very special competition — the very first TechCrunch Hackathon in Paris. Hundreds of en ...
From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS X

From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS X

Enlarge / OK, technically this wouldn't have even been possible at the time of this initial article, but here's Win10, Win8, Windows XP, a ...
Firewall: Zero Hour tests how well you can target your enemy in VR

Firewall: Zero Hour tests how well you can target your enemy in VR

First Contact Entertainment is putting the finishing touches on its virtual reality first-person shooter, Firewall: Zero Hour. It pits four huma ...
DropMix review: Unleash your inner DJ

DropMix review: Unleash your inner DJ

Enlarge / DropMix, complete with phone and cards.Charlie Theel Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Che ...
A Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia hands-on — Fighting in the bloody woods

A Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia hands-on — Fighting in the bloody woods

Sega recently launched a new type of Total War game, Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia, as the latest in a long-running series of strategy ti ...
Experts show how to defeat the AMD’s Secure Encrypted VirtualizationSecurity Affairs

Experts show how to defeat the AMD’s Secure Encrypted VirtualizationSecurity Affairs

German researchers devised a method, dubbed SEVered, to defeat the security mechanisms Secure Encr ...
The hardest part of preparing for disasters is overcoming human nature

The hardest part of preparing for disasters is overcoming human nature

The worst disaster in California’s history wasn’t an earthquake, or a fire, or a drought — it was a flood that killed thousands, wiped out mines an ...
Driverless shuttles will beat other autonomous vehicles to the road

Driverless shuttles will beat other autonomous vehicles to the road

Shared autonomous vehicles, self-driving buses, driverless shuttles — whatever you call them, these vehicles are beating autonomous cars to the road.  ...
The Millennium Falcon is OK, but these pop culture ships make Ars hearts race

The Millennium Falcon is OK, but these pop culture ships make Ars hearts race

Enlarge / I mean, we're still in the hands of some master filmmakers when it comes to building moments.Lucasfilm It's been a goo ...
Comparing Samsung, JDI, and LG’s VR panels

Comparing Samsung, JDI, and LG’s VR panels

Google worked with LG to develop a display panel providing an astonishing 18.1 megapixels of detail per eye in a VR headset. While Facebook wasn ...
Everything you knew about Chromebooks is wrong

Everything you knew about Chromebooks is wrong

Google’s slow, limited, browser-only, cloud-centric laptop platform is now the most powerful and capable user platform on the planet.Yeah, I said it. ...
Pre-installed malware found in 141 low-cost Android devices in over 90 countriesSecurity Affairs

Pre-installed malware found in 141 low-cost Android devices in over 90 countriesSecurity Affairs

Researchers from Avast the antivirus firm are investigating the discovery of pre-installed malware ...
Inside the climate change lawsuit pitting Big Oil against San Francisco and Oakland

Inside the climate change lawsuit pitting Big Oil against San Francisco and Oakland

On May 24th, the line outside of Courtroom 12 at the United States District Court in San Francisco was dense enough that two lawyers behind me worr ...
The Leica M7 Has Been Officially Discontinued

The Leica M7 Has Been Officially Discontinued

The Leica M-series of cameras is probably one of the company’s most iconic lineups, which might explain why they have kept the Leica M7 around for as ...
Battlefield V’s Playable, Female Characters Are Here To Stay

Battlefield V’s Playable, Female Characters Are Here To Stay

When Battlefield V was officially announced, many were surprised to see a female character represented so prominently in the game. It’s not a bad thin ...
Could Self-Driving Cars Become a Public Health Concern?

Could Self-Driving Cars Become a Public Health Concern?

When it comes to autonomous and self-driving vehicles, they are perched up on a pedestal as being the future and a major solution to environmental and ...
Surgeons might soon train in VR simulations instead of using real cadavers

Surgeons might soon train in VR simulations instead of using real cadavers

It’s not the most glamorous part of medicine, but cadavers are an essential resource for trainees. Unfortunately, they're in short supply. VR and 3D s ...
Russian unit, GRU officer linked to 2014 shoot-down of airliner over Ukraine

Russian unit, GRU officer linked to 2014 shoot-down of airliner over Ukraine

Enlarge / Eliot Higgins (C), founder of online investigation group Bellingcat, addresses a press conference on findings within research on ...
Cubism is a tranquil VR puzzler about building abstract shapes

Cubism is a tranquil VR puzzler about building abstract shapes

Cubism is an elegant puzzler about building 3D shapes in virtual reality. It’s the latest game from indie developer Thomas Van Bouwel, who previ ...
New Facial Recognition Software Tracks and Protects Endangered Primates

New Facial Recognition Software Tracks and Protects Endangered Primates

Facial recognition tech doesn’t have to be creepy or dystopian. We can actually use it for good. Case in point: Researchers at Michigan State U ...
MIT Algorithm Could Shrink NYC’s Taxi Fleet, Improve Efficiency

MIT Algorithm Could Shrink NYC’s Taxi Fleet, Improve Efficiency

It’s pretty clear that self-driving cars will have a big disruptive impact on the taxi industry — but so too could the right routing algorithm. In a n ...
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