Enlarge / Then 23-year-old security researcher Marcus Hutchins in his bedroom in Ilfracombe, UK, in July 2017, just weeks before his arrest on malware charges. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Marcus Hutchins, the widely acclaimed security researcher charged with creating malware that sold for thousands of dollars on the Internet, has lost his bid […]
Enlarge (credit: Jakub T. Jankiewicz / Flickr) A cryptocurrency exchange in Canada has lost control of at least $137 million of its customers’ assets following the sudden death of its founder, who was the only person known to have access the the offline wallet that stored the digital coins. British Columbia-based QuadrigaCX is unable to […]
Chinese internet giant Tencent just lost a leading artificial intelligence figure. Zhang Tong, who previously worked at Yahoo, IBM and Baidu, has stepped down after directing Tencent’s AI Lab for nearly two years. The scientist will return to academia and continue research in the AI field, Tencent confirmed with TechCrunch on Thursday, adding that it […]
Cable and satellite TV providers lost about 1.1 million subscribers during the July to September period, the largest quarterly loss ever — and the first time the industry lost more than 1 million subscribers in a quarter, according to media and telecommunications research firm MoffettNathanson. From a report: After Dish Network reported its third-quarter earnings […]
Review: After starting with a bang, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin can’t stop Sicario 2 fizzling out.
Enlarge / Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell applauded the Game Developers Conference for rescinding his own award, apologizing “if my personal actions or the actions of anyone who ever worked with me offended or caused pain to anyone at our companies.” (credit: Flickr / CampusPartyMexico) On Tuesday, the Game Developers Conference announced its prestigious Pioneer Award […]
The exchange marketplace loses its virtual wallet in a breach, which some reports say contained more than $60 million in cryptocurrency.
TfL, London’s transport regulator, rejected the company’s licence renewal request due to Uber’s “lack of corporate responsibility.”
An anonymous reader shares an article: Next month e-commerce will change forever thanks to Amazon. September 12 marks 20 years since Amazon filed for their 1-Click patent. This means that the patent will expire and the technology behind it will be free to be used by any e-commerce site. Starting next month more and more […]