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BitTorrent Rolls Out Questionable uTorrent Security Patch At The Last Minute
BitTorrent Rolls Out Questionable uTorrent Security Patch At The Last Minute

According to Googler Travis Ormandy, one of uTorrent's features has left users wide open to a serious attack. A patch is rolling out now, but it's unclear how effective the fix will be.

Researchers Develop a File System for DNA-Based Storage
Researchers Develop a File System for DNA-Based Storage

Research from Microsoft Research and the University of Washington may have cracked the code to make DNA a viable storage medium.

Qualcomm Offers Even More Money For NXP, Tells Broadcom to Shove Off
Qualcomm Offers Even More Money For NXP, Tells Broadcom to Shove Off

Qualcomm listened to Broadcom's ''best and final offer" last week — and just effectively told Broadcom to take a hike.

Intel Releases Spectre Patches for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake
Intel Releases Spectre Patches for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake

Intel has fielded a new set of updates for Spectre with broad support for Kaby Lake, Skylake, and Coffee Lake. Fixes for Haswell, Sandy Bridge, and Ivy Bridge are all in beta testing.

CERN to Transport Antimatter in a Van to Study Neutron Stars
CERN to Transport Antimatter in a Van to Study Neutron Stars

Researchers at CERN have gotten comfortable with antimatter — so comfortable, in fact, they're planning to load a billion antimatter particles into a van for a quick field trip.

How Amazon Could Succeed in Overturning the Old Healthcare Model
How Amazon Could Succeed in Overturning the Old Healthcare Model

We round up some of the usual suspects from the health tech industry and look at how they're likely to play a role in the Bezos-Buffet-Dimon healthcare model.

Microsoft’s Windows on ARM Effort is Seriously Limited
Microsoft’s Windows on ARM Effort is Seriously Limited

A new list of Windows 10 on ARM limitations has dropped. It's a doozy. Depending on your use case for the laptop, you might end up with your workflow hamstrung.

AMD Launches New Epyc, Ryzen Embedded CPUs
AMD Launches New Epyc, Ryzen Embedded CPUs

AMD is launching new Ryzen and Epyc-based parts into the embedded market. The new chips are impressive, with high core counts in some cases and leading performance per $ in others.

Retailers Leak Speeds and Prices on Upcoming Intel Coffee Lake Chips
Retailers Leak Speeds and Prices on Upcoming Intel Coffee Lake Chips

New CPUs from Intel are going to plug holes in the company's product line — and some of that information has tipped up ahead of launch.

Google Rolls Out Google Pay Branding to Replace Android Pay
Google Rolls Out Google Pay Branding to Replace Android Pay

Google's mobile payment platform has gone through almost as many revamps as its messaging apps, but maybe today will be the last one for a long time.

The Opportunity Rover Has Now Operated for 5,000 Martian Days
The Opportunity Rover Has Now Operated for 5,000 Martian Days

This plucky little robot has just spent is 5,000th Martian day on the red planet. It was only supposed to last 90 Martian days.

Samsung Launches Unreal 30TB SSD Capable of Holding Anything You Own
Samsung Launches Unreal 30TB SSD Capable of Holding Anything You Own

Samsung has announced a new 30TB SSD designed for businesses and individuals who need an absolutely enormous amount of storage and can afford to pay for it.