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What Happened to the Tech Job Boom?

In the 1990s, we witnessed the explosion of the PC revolution and the early days of the internet era. It spurred a stock market boom and a brief period of a federal US budget surplus. The optimism of that decade ...

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Browser-Based Mining Malware Found on Pirate Bay, Other Sites

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Who needs cryptocurrency-mining Trojans or worms, when you can infect someone via their web browser? That seems to be the thinking behind a new wave ...

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Equifax’s Failure to Patch Enabled Massive Hack

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Last week, a massive hack of the credit bureau Equifax stole critical personally identifiable information (PII) on 143 million US citizens. The company’s response to ...

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Google Chrome Will Block Autoplaying Video With Sound Next Year

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There are plenty of annoying things on the internet, but even the best content can be marred by autoplaying video. It’s not so much the ...

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Best Buy Will No Longer Sell Kaspersky Antivirus

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Best Buy and Kaspersky Labs have called it quits, following reports that the popular antivirus company might be working closely with Russian intelligence. The software ...

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The Equifax Situation Continues to Worsen

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Late last week, Equifax — one of the ‘Big Three’ credit bureaus in the United States — admitted that its own lax security practices had ...

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Google Is Replacing the Desktop Google Drive App With Two New Apps

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Google Drive app on PC and Mac has been one of the primary conduits for accessing documents and files in Google’s cloud since the ...

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Equifax: Give Up Your Right to Sue, and Then We’ll Tell You if You Should

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Equifax, one of the United States’ three major credit bureaus, acknowledged yesterday that it had been affected by the worst known data breach in US ...

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Equifax Reports Enormous Security Breach, 143 Million Accounts Affected

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you’ve ever pulled your credit score in the United States, chances are you’ve dealt with either Experian, Equifax, or TransUnion. These three companies are ...

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US Wireless, Wireline Speeds Continue to Lag Developed World: Report

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ookla has released its annual Speedtest.net report on wireless and wireline internet speeds in the United States, and the various carrier-specific and regional variations between ...

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