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DerpTrolling leaks PSN, 2K, Windows Live customer logins

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:50

DerpTrolling leaks PSN, 2K, Windows Live customer loginsHacker group DerpTrolling has released a "very small portion" of usernames and logins for three gaming networks in its possession as a "warning to companies".>


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'Raiders of the Lost Ark' face-melting candle is Tohts adorable

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:47

'Raiders of the Lost Ark' face-melting candle is Tohts adorableNothing is better than a face-melting Nazi. Re-create Major Toht's memorable meltdown from the first Indiana Jones movie with this gruesome candle.>


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Amazon's Zocalo storage service going mobile, ready for larger files

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:44

Amazon's Zocalo storage service going mobile, ready for larger filesThe deluge of additions and upgrades at the Amazon Web Services summit last week just wasn't enough for the Internet giant.


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Foxconn is urgently building a new $2.6B display factory just for Apple

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:15

Foxconn is urgently building a new $2.6B display factory just for AppleApple is willing to do anything necessary to make sure it has a steady flow of components from suppliers when it comes to its best-selling products, and a new report from Bloomberg seems to confirm just that. The report reveals that Apple has apparently made an urgent request to Foxconn, the largest device manufacturer in the world and one of the main iPhone and iPad makers, for preferential treatment. And it looks like Foxconn will satisfy Apple’s request, even if that means making a $2.6 billion investment in the process. FROM EARLIER: Here’s why your iPhone 6 doesn’t have an unbreakable sapphire display Apple apparently wants to have access to an Innolux factory — Foxconn’s display arm — that will make displays


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U.S. accuses China of cyber spying on American companies

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:10
(This version of the May 19th. story corrects sixth paragraph to show that not all victims had filed trade cases) (Reuters)- The United States on Monday charged five Chinese military officers and accused them of hacking into American nuclear, metal and solar companies to steal trade secrets, ratcheting up tensions between the two world powers over cyber espionage. China immediately denied the charges, saying in a strongly worded Foreign Ministry statement the U.S. grand jury indictment was "made up" and would damage trust between the two nations. ...
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Assassin's Creed Unity delay hurts GameStop's revenue

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:05

The GameStop store sign is seen at its shop in Westminster(Reuters) - GameStop Corp reported quarterly revenue and profit well below analysts' estimates as the delayed release of Assassin's Creed Unity and flagging videogame software sales more than offset high demand for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. Shares of the world's largest retailer of video game products fell 11 percent in extended trading after the company also lowered the upper end of its full-year profit forecast. ...


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Firefox dumps Google for Yahoo

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:03

Firefox dumps Google for YahooYahoo aims to become a search leader once again as the default for Firefox browsers. Meanwhile, Amazon builds a robot army, and future phone screens may not shatter so easily.>


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Flux capacitor watch turns your wrist into a DeLorean

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:56

Flux capacitor watch turns your wrist into a DeLoreanWho needs a whole DeLorean? The flux capacitor is the most important part, anyway. Get your own and get time traveling.>


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Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic dies at Sony, but it may find a new home

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:53

Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic dies at Sony, but it may find a new homeAaron Sorkin's highly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic has had an extremely rocky development under Sony Pictures, culminating last night with Sony choosing to simply drop the movie altogether, according to Deadline. Last anyone has heard, Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle was attached to direct. The role of Jobs, which had previously been offered to Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale, is unfilled, though Michael Fassbender is reported to be one of the latest contenders.


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Citadel malware attacking open source password managers

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:53

Citadel malware attacking open source password managersThe malware variant also has its eye on online commerce, transaction authentication software


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Nickelback watched CNN for 15 minutes and wrote a political anthem about it

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:39

Nickelback watched CNN for 15 minutes and wrote a political anthem about it"I don't know if North America is on the edge of a revolution, but I wanted it to feel that way in the song, since it feels that way in so many other parts of the world. You turn on CNN and it's like, 'Wow!' We'd have it on for 15 minutes and we'd have to shut it off because it was so depressing."


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Comcast wants to fix one of the things you hate most about its service

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:30

Comcast wants to fix one of the things you hate most about its serviceIs Comcast really making an effort to improve its customer service? Given how its recent push to improve its image has coincided with its efforts to merge with Time Warner Cable, we remain skeptical. That said, it looks like the company is taking some steps to fix one of the absolute worst aspects of its customer service: Waiting around for cable technicians who may or may not show up on time. RELATED: Two Comcast customers nearly go insane fighting thousands in bogus fees As anyone who’s ever had an appointment with Comcast knows, waiting around for a technician to show up in a given time window can be infuriating because you literally don’t feel you can leave your house until


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New Game of Thrones Video Game Trailer Arrives

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:29
Set to be released as six episodes, the first of which will be out later this year, Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series will follow House Forrester, a minor noble house from the northwest of Westeros. Actors from the HBO series, including Lena Headey as Cersei, Peter Dinklage as Tyrion and Natalie Dormer as Margaery, will also lend their voice to the game.
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Intel chairman: I'm not embarrassed about mobile, unlike a year ago

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:26

 I'm not embarrassed about mobile, unlike a year agoChairman Andy Bryant says the company is making progress in the area, despite continued hefty losses.>


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Newegg's Black Friday deals include cheap hard drives and lots of laptops

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:14

Newegg's Black Friday deals include cheap hard drives and lots of laptopsBlack Friday deals are coming fast and early, and now Newegg is starting to roll its out as well. This is the best time of year to do everything from making an impulse tablet purchase to upgrading your PC's motherboard, and we've got a list of almost twenty of the tech supplier's best deals below to help you do all of those things. The Black Friday prices should be reflected in the next few hours, so if there's something that doesn't match up keep checking back. ...


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Chipmaker Marvell's fourth-quarter revenue forecast disappoints

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:02
(Reuters) - Marvell Technology Group Ltd forecast lower-than-expected revenue for the current quarter as weak demand for its chips used in third-generation mobile communication offset a rise in sales of its more profitable 4G LTE chips. Shares of the company fell as much as 2.5 percent to $12.97 in after-market trading. Marvell also took the brunt of weakness at its biggest customer Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. ...
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