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An Update on the Fourth Industrial Revolution 2021-03-01 07:00:00We are in the midst of what many are calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This is a time of disruption, massive change, opportunities, and signif

Successful Phishers Make Slim Gains in 2020 2021-02-24 13:25:47Catastrophic events, like a pandemic, coupled with hasty technological change such as many people forced to work from home immediately, have been a ri

Lessons Learned From the SolarWinds Supply Chain Hack 2021-02-23 18:10:15In a recent Linux Foundation blog post titled "Preventing Supply Chain Attacks like SolarWinds," the foundation's Director of Open Source Supply Ch

Silver Sparrow Malware Hatched on 30,000 Macs 2021-02-23 07:00:00Nearly 30,000 Macs have been infected with a new malware strain. Discovered by researchers at Red Canary, the malware has been sitting on it hosts wai

It's Time to Consider 3D Printed Homes 2021-02-22 07:00:00This emerging building method is far less wasteful, far faster, and far cheaper to build much sturdier homes. The only real downside is that the skill

Researchers Repurpose Drugs to Fight COVID in Elderly 2021-02-18 12:41:22Researchers have discovered a way to identify existing drugs that can be potentially repurposed to fight COVID-19 in the elderly. The researchers said

How Biometric Authentication Methods Will Revamp the Commerce 2021-02-17 08:00:00As they become more prominent, consumers will enjoy shopping experiences that no longer rely on payments from a piece of plastic with a four-digit pin

A New Twist to Virtual Desktop Cloud Computing 2021-02-16 10:00:00Desktop as a Service provider Shells offers a new component to virtual cloud computing. It brings Linux distros and Windows 10 to any computer, mobile

The Future of Cybersecurity in 2021 and Beyond 2021-02-16 08:00:00Cybersecurity experts predict that in 2021 there will be a cyberattack incident every 11 seconds. This is nearly twice what it was in 2019, and four t

The Evolving Future of the Office 2021-02-15 07:00:00I participated in a group analyst event several weeks ago about companies converting their offices into collections of meeting rooms. We couldn't pic

Wearable Device Aims to Diminish Distractions, Sharpen Focus 2021-02-11 07:00:00Foci is a "Focus Wearable" device by U.K.-based company Tinylogics that combines cognitive biometrics with artificial intelligence and machine learn

Hacker Attempts to Poison Florida City's Water Supply 2021-02-10 07:06:00A cyber intruder broke into the computer network of the water treatment system of Oldsmar, Fla. and attempted to poison it with lye. News of the attac


Chromebooks versus Windows laptops: Which should you buy? 2021-03-04 09:00:00Should I buy a Chromebook or a Windows laptop? Whether you’re seeking out the best computer for your child or just weighing which inexpensive co

Five ways the iPad Pro could benefit from 2021-03-04 07:00:00The latest rumor about the iPad Pro is that it will have a processor on par with the M1 chip for the Mac. Here’s why that might matter.

What type of SSD should you buy? 2021-03-04 06:30:00Solid-state drives have clear advantages over old-school hard-disk drives: SSDs are faster, quieter, and consume less power. Problem is, they also com

Cord-cutting sports fans might soon have a savior: 2021-03-04 06:00:00Live sports streaming without cable could get less expensive thanks to gambling.

How to benchmark your PC laptop for real-world 2021-03-04 06:00:00Everybody wants to know how well their laptop performs, but usually for different reasons. Was that high-end processor you optioned worth the extra mo

PCWorld's March Digital Magazine: Samsung's Galaxy S21 vs. 2021-03-03 19:05:00Stay on top of the latest tech with PCWorld’s Digital Magazine. Available as single copies or as a monthly subscription, it highlights the best

AMD's game-boosting Smart Access Memory is coming to 2021-03-03 16:03:00The $479 Radeon RX 6700 XT obviously stole the spotlight at AMD’s “Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 3” event on Wednesday, but before Radeon

Google Chrome will replace third-party cookies with tracking 2021-03-03 14:39:00Google has pledged to crack down on third-party cookies in its Chrome browser for over a year now, taking progressive steps to weed out the code that&

Brave Search is a privacy-first search engine 2021-03-03 13:34:00Browser privacy is a big deal, as Google and other companies use your search data to serve you ads while you surf the web. While most users accept tha

AMD's $479 Radeon RX 6700 XT targets silky-smooth 2021-03-03 11:18:00AMD’s new $479 Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card will target gamers who want to play at 1440p with max settings but its best feature may be that i

Hands on: Samsung Galaxy SmartTags shine most within 2021-03-03 06:30:00Samsung Galaxy SmartTags have entered a market already dominated by the third-party Tile tracker, and possibly about to be disrupted by the rumored ci

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro review: A little bit 2021-03-03 06:30:00Priced at just $199.99, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are worthy options for Samsung-focused Android users who want a little bit of everything packed in


Red supergiant’s dim history unraveled by Hubble Space New! 2021-03-04 17:39:32NASA researchers have published a new study that sheds light on the reason why the red supergiant VY Canis Majoris has grown dim, citing a phenomenon

Siri won’t set your music default in iOS New! 2021-03-04 16:54:55Apple is not allowing iPhone users to set their music service of choice, despite suggestions of that from the iOS 14.5 beta, dashing hopes that Spotif

Google is speeding up Chrome updates later this New! 2021-03-04 16:22:01Google announced today that it will be speeding up Chrome releases later this year. Currently, Google pushes major updates out to Chrome on a six-week

Windows 10 insider preview 21327 brings new icons, New! 2021-03-04 16:20:34The look and feel of Windows 10 is about to get more flat, simple, and beautiful, thanks to the latest update for Windows Insiders. Of interest, if yo

Alphabet’s next moonshot project may give you enhanced New! 2021-03-04 16:05:46Alphabet’s “moonshot factory” X is working on a new project codenamed “Wolverine,” according to a new leak, and it may i

Study finds better cigarette toxin filters are vital New! 2021-03-04 15:02:43Unfiltered cigarettes have largely disappeared from the market, with filtered cigarettes comprising the majority of sales. A new study out of Israel h

FedEx aims to go all-electric for deliveries – New! 2021-03-04 14:55:17FedEx is converting its fleet of pickup and delivery vehicles to all-electric – it just says it needs 19 years to do that. The vehicle electrifi

Razer Sneki Snek uses cuteness to save trees: New! 2021-03-04 14:38:42This might be the first time you’ve heard of Razer’s own Sneki Snek. It’s a logo, it’s a branding mark, it’s a character

Elgato’s new mouse mat doubles as a green New! 2021-03-04 14:19:17If you’ve stopped by Twitch anytime in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed that a lot of streamers are using green screens these day

Honda very carefully sets loose its Level 3 New! 2021-03-04 13:57:16Honda is rolling out the first car with Level 3 driver-assistance, with the new Legend capable of piloting itself on highways without demanding human

Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC fighters Pyra and 2021-03-04 13:35:29As promised, today Super Smash Bros Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai sat down to give us a deep dive detailing the game’s newest DLC fighters,

Xbox Series X and PS5 restocks confirmed at 2021-03-04 13:10:55Another day, another restock – and today is a big day for those on the hunt for one of the new consoles from Microsoft and Sony. Walmart has con


VW is seen catching up to Tesla in New! 2021-03-04 15:03:51 VW’s MEB electric vehicle platform is getting a stamp of approval from UBS in their teardown of the VW ID.3 electric car. The German automaker

Japanese company unveils high capacity solid-state battery New! 2021-03-04 14:15:44 Japanese industrial manufacturer Hitachi Zosen has developed a solid-state battery claimed to harness one of the highest capacities in the industry.

More executive heads roll after the Texas power 2021-03-04 13:17:08 Bill Magness, CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), Texas’ power grid, was fired by ERCOT’s Board of Directors yester

Green Deals: Illuminate your patio with four solar-powered 2021-03-04 13:02:02 enkman (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering a 4-pack of its Outdoor Solar LED Lights for $31.99 shipped with the code NTKAMAK8 at

GM and LG are looking to build another 2021-03-04 11:43:13 GM has confirmed that it is working with LG to build another battery factory in the US under their joint-venture. more… The post GM and LG ar

EGEB: Kansas wind farm sold, Facebook will buy 2021-03-04 10:39:04 Apex Clean Energy has sold its fourth clean power purchase agreement to Facebook. The IMF has some advice for the US on how to implement climate miti

Porsche joins fray, unveils 2 slick new e-bikes, 2021-03-04 10:30:00 Porsche’s just-announced Taycan Cross Turismo isn’t the company’s only electric vehicle grabbing headlines this morning. The automa

Porsche unveils Taycan Cross Turismo: a $90,000 more-practical 2021-03-04 10:10:29 Porsche is officially unveiling the Taycan Cross Turismo: a $90,000 more-practical version of the performance electric car it is based on. more&hell

Okinawa’s 62 mph Oki100 light electric motorcycle teased 2021-03-04 08:42:36 Indian-motorcycle manufacturer Okinawa is teasing its latest model, the all-electric Oki100 electric motorcycle, ahead of the bike’s upcoming l

VW follows Tesla into over-the-air software updates, but 2021-03-04 06:19:47 Volkswagen is announcing the start of its over-the-air software updates for its ID electric vehicles, something that Tesla has been pioneering. But s

These are the top 5 affordable electric bicycles 2021-03-04 04:46:27 As electric bicycles continue to explode in popularity, 2021 is seeing a number of interesting and affordable designs. These e-bikes, all of which we

Quick Charge Podcast: March 3, 2021 2021-03-03 19:16:47 Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn a