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What is digital transformation?

Digital transformation refers to the incorporation of digital technology across all areas of a business, changing how the business operates. This is a powerful concept, which businesses that want to be...

Niantic rolls out suggestion system for new Pokémon Go locations

Enlarge (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images) For over two years now, Pokémon Go's in-game Pokéstops and Gyms have been placed in real-world locations derived from Niantic's previous GPS-based game, Ingress. Now,...

Ex-Facebook moderator sues Facebook over exposure to disturbing images

Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2017. (credit: Mark Zuckerberg) A Facebook content moderator named Selena Scola has sued the social media giant, claiming that repeated exposure to graphic and...

The best VPN for gaming in 2018

A VPN for gaming? Surely that’s a daft idea, you might well think to yourself, given that using even one of the best VPNs – encrypting traffic and routing it through...

Hackers Are Exposing An Apple Mac Weakness In Middle East Espionage

Apple Macs are rarely the target of digital espionage. But in recent years, a mysterious hacker crew called WindShift has targeted specific individuals working in government departments and critical infrastructure across...

Homeland Security is worried about Gmail’s confidentiality mode

Gmail's new confidentiality mode may be setting a precedent of clicking links in emails, which the Department of Homeland Security considers to be a real danger to email security and could...

Authors’ viral Twitter thread is now a horror film starring Alyson Hannigan

Enlarge / Chuck (Alyson Hannigan) offers timely advice to summer camp counselor Sam (Fran Kranz) who finds himself dealing with a crazed killer. (credit: Curmudgeon Inc) Last July, Twitter denizens...

First UEFI malware discovered in wild is laptop security software hijacked by Russians

Enlarge (credit: Chatri Attanatwong / Getty Images) ESET Research has published a paper detailing the discovery of a malware campaign that used repurposed commercial software to create a backdoor in...

Researchers find tons of red flags in Bitfi’s ‘unhackable’ cryptocurrency wallet

Last week, John McAfee offered up $100,000 to anyone who could break into the Bitfi wallet – a device advertised as the world’s first completely “unhackable” cryptocurrency wallet. Bitfi even asked...

Report: Former top Waymo engineer altered code to go on “forbidden routes”

Enlarge (credit: Caitlin O'Hara/Bloomberg via Getty Images) In the early days of what ultimately became Waymo, Google’s self-driving car division (known at the time as "Project Chauffeur"), there were "more...