Feds subpoena Reddit to find identities of users of Darknet market Evolution

Duncan Riley | March 31st

Users of the now defunct Darknet marketplace Evolution may be in a spot of bother with news Monday that Reddit has been subpoenaed for details of users who participated on a Subreddit related to the service. Evolution...»

Microsoft’s new browser ‘Project Spartan’ unleashed in Windows 10 Technical Preview

James Farrell | March 31st

The successor to Internet Explorer, Project Spartan, is now available in the Windows 10 Technical Preview. The new build (10049) can be downloaded by Windows 10 testers today, and it will feature the new...»

Agents who investigated Silk Road charged with stealing Bitcoin…seriously

Duncan Riley | March 30th

Added to the list of "things you can't make up," two Federal agents have been arrested on charges that they stole Bitcoin from Silk Road. The agents, named by The New York Times as Carl Mark...»

Google gives Gmail for Android a unified inbox, along with some other nice treats

Duncan Riley | March 30th

Google Inc.'s Gmail for Android has received a long-desired upgrade with the app now offering a unified inbox, along with a range of additional features. According to the Official Gmail blog, the new unified inbox will...»

Some Twitch streamers are using illicit botnets to inflate viewer counts

Eric David | March 30th

Getting high viewer counts on Twitch.tv livestreams is not easy. Some already well known brands or personalities, such as the recently launched Geek & Sundry channel, have the advantage of...»

Wikibon: Oracle ZS4-4 storage appliance tops SP2 price/performance

Bert Latamore | March 30th

Based on the latest SP2 performance benchmarks and time-adjusted pricing for competitive systems, the Oracle Corp. ZS-4-4 storage appliance displays by far the best price-performance with high overall raw performance (see chart on right). Based on this...»

Vapor IO predicts the future of the datacenter | #OCPSummit15

Rachel Schramm | March 30th

Cole Crawford may no longer be director of the Open Compute Project (OCP), but he's still over the moon for Open Compute. As founder and CEO of ...»

MOBAs may soon outsell MMOs in F2P market, says analyst

Eric David | March 30th

The free-to-play (F2P) market is a growing genre of games that use microtransactions for revenue rather than charging a one time, fixed game price or a recurring subscription fee. For some time, MMOs have dominated...»

Tech to keep texting teen drivers from crashing

Mellisa Tolentino | March 30th

The AAA has released the result of a study analyzing crash videos involving teen drivers, and the findings are quite alarming. It was discovered that distraction played a major role in six out of ten moderate to severe...»

What you missed in the Smart World: Intelligent glamping and gardens

Mellisa Tolentino | March 30th

This week’s Smart World Series features a smart battery's integration with Facebook Inc.’s new Internet of Things (IoT) platform, new smart garden lights that are powered by the sun, tiny smart homes and more. For those who missed last...»