March 16, 2018

Is Business Headed for a Cognitive-First Future?

As the world generates more and more data — at a clip of 2.5 quintillion bytes each day — it simultaneously struggles to manage it. With humans unable to manually process such large amounts of data and analyze its implications, the business world has to turn to machines to take on some of the load. Smart […]
March 12, 2018

Slingshot malware that attacks routers may be state-sponsored espionage tool

Keeping up with security updates for our various connected devices could be a full-time job. Whether it’s our smartphones, our PCs, our home assistants, or other devices, seemingly not a day goes by that we don’t hear about one security vulnerability or another. This time around, it’s the most central device in our networks, the […]
March 9, 2018

This cryptocurrency mining rig can also heat your home

Cryptocurrency mining takes a lot of energy, and anything that uses that much energy generates a lot of heat, which is why cooling systems are so important for computers using high-end graphics cards. But what if instead of cooling down your mining rig, you found another use for all that excess heat — like, say, […]
March 5, 2018

Mining is the new black

UPDATED March 5th, 15.00 Last year we published a story revealing the rise of miners across the globe. At the time we had discovered botnets earning millions of USD. We knew this was just the beginning of the story, which turned out to develop rapidly. Together with the rest of the world, we have been […]
March 2, 2018

5G’s secret weapon will be low latency, empowering next-gen VR and gaming

ANALYSIS: As the 2018 Mobile World Congress wound down this week, next-generation 5G wireless technology was clearly the show’s biggest story, promising dramatically faster data speeds. But 5G’s secret weapon will actually be ultra-low latency, a concept that’s easily understood, but hard to market. Verizon, Vodafone, and Huawei have spent the last month demonstrating how […]