Software

Microsoft offers Windows 10 October update

They say big things come in small packages. But when Microsoft releases its second semiannual Windows 10 update next month, it'll be mainly small things in a big package.

Software

Chrome tweak stems battery drain

Google's Chromium browser team has come up with a simple fix to address heavy battery drain.

Robotics

'Digit' robot for sale and ready to perform manual labor

Robot maker Agility, a spinoff created by researchers from Oregon State University, has announced that parties interested in purchasing one of its Digit robots can now do so. The human-like robot has been engineered to perform ...

Internet

This tool protects your private data while you browse

A team of computer scientists at the University of California San Diego and Brave Software have developed a tool that will increase protections for users' private data while they browse the web.

Internet

Using machine learning to detect unreliable Facebook pages

A growing number of companies and individuals worldwide are creating Facebook pages for marketing and advertising purposes. This is because Facebook offers the possibility to communicate to potential or existing customers ...

Security

Ransomware ported to web languages poses serious threat

Security experts around the world have been reporting that there is a new type of ransomware threat on the Internet—one that has been written using HTML, CSS and Javascript—the programming languages of web pages. The ...

Software

Firefox 87 reveals SmartBlock for private browsing

With the release of Firefox 87, Mozilla has introduced a safe browsing feature called SmartBlock. SmartBlock allows users to avoid online tracking tools while browsing the Internet. This way, users can surf the Web without ...

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