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Bitcoin breaks US$1,000
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Crypto currency’s 2017 cracking start bouyed by devalued yuan Bitcoin has surpassed the US$1,000 mark for the first time in three years.…

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Samsung Offers Free Wireless Charger On Galaxy S8 Pre-Booking
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One of the most anticipated Android phones, the Galaxy S8 has finally landed in India. Starting at Rs 57,900, Samsung’s flagship phone is quite an expensive affair. Moreover, it is the Galaxy Note 7’s battery issue that has many fans sitting on the fence. In order to drive sales, Samsung is pushing interesting offers for […]

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FIDO Pursues Vision of a Password-Free World
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A group of some 150 companies last week moved closer to eliminating the bane of many an online user: the password. The FIDO Alliance, which counts among its members Microsoft, PayPal, Google, Bank of America, Visa and MasterCard, released version 1.0 of its open specifications for strong authentication on the Internet without the use of […]

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Summit Analyst Boosts FireEye Q2 EPS Outlook, Cites …
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An analyst at Summit Research boosted his forecast for FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE) slightly, citing what he called its advantages in both structure and technology. Analyst Richard Williams said advantages held by the computer security company can help it …. 09:11 AM Credit Suisse Sees Gross Margin Holding Up For W.W. Grainger. Benzinga is a fast-growing, […]

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Apache e-mails, shown in court, say Android “ripped off” Oracle IP
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(credit: Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Lawyers for Oracle Corporation summoned a hostile witness to the stand today here in federal court, revealing what they surely hope will be a “smoking gun” e-mail in their copyright infringement case against Google. One big problem: the writer of that e-mail, Stefano Mazzocchi, didn’t work for Google at the time. Mazzocchi is one […]

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Australian Federal Police say government ignorant of NBN raids
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Confirms target was Labor members, rejects claims the timing of the raids was political Australian Federal Police (AFP) has confirmed it raided the office of Labor senator Stephen Conroy and the home of a staffer of opposition communications minister Jason Claire over leaked documents pertaining to Australia’s NationalB Network (NBN).…

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Modular Chameleon Satellite Can Transform to Change Missions
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Once you’ve put a satellite into space, that’s normally kind if it. There’s not usually a lot of replanning once your technology is in orbit, meaning that if you want to change something like the broadcast frequency, you’re stuck. That’s the reason these transforming satellites exist. Read more…

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Vector plans three 'microsatellite' launches in Virginia
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Virginia's governor announced that microsatellite delivery company Vector has arranged a trio of launches from the state's spaceport on Wallops Island. While the notice gave no information on the payloads or customers, they will be very small compare…

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Nintendo Switch accessories hint at day-one launch of Zelda, fighting game
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DroidXAce Normally, a giant printout of upcoming third-party game-console accessories isn’t news. But when the system in question is the Nintendo Switch, which still hasn’t received a full reveal, the newsworthiness of things like screen protectors and AC adapters increases. On Tuesday, a French Twitter user posted over a dozen pages of an internal document from the […]

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