Enlarge / A heatmap of Strava “workout” data revealed sensitive locations around the world, including some mysterious places in Syria. (credit: Strava) The Pentagon has now made it official. Eight months after a researcher discovered that the “heatmap” feature of the Strava fitness tracking community was revealing the location of US military facilities in Syria […]
Enlarge / Tesla’s new Model 3 car on display is seen on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the Tesla store in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images) Martin Tripp, the ex-Tesla technician who has been sued by his former employer, has now filed a formal whistleblower tip to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Tripp’s lawyer, Stuart […]
Actor Cas Anvar teases a finale that will blow you away, and a potentially more obscenity-filled Season 4 under Amazon.
The social network is also expanding its appeals process around objectionable posts — as Facebook tries to purge toxic content.
Commentary: In India, Satya Nadella spots two journalists with iPads. He isn’t entirely impressed.
They’ve got 90 days to roll out an email validation system that should help protect against spoofed emails and phishing attacks.
Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg/Getty Images) The Government Accountability Office (GAO) on Monday rejected Equifax’s bid to retain its $7.25 million “taxpayer identity” contract—the one awarded days after Equifax announced it had exposed the Social Security numbers and other personal data of some 145 million people. At its core, the Equifax-IRS ordeal reveals the strangeness of the […]
Enlarge / Dylan Cuthbert, in a goofy photo sent to Ars by his current company Q Games. (credit: Q Games) There’s a chance—albeit a slim one, thanks to launch-week sellouts—that you’ve gotten your hands on Nintendo’s brand-new Super NES Classic Edition hardware. If you did get one, there’s a significant chance you made a beeline for […]
Enlarge (credit: Elvert Barnes) The District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled that the warrantless use of a cell-site simulator violated the Constitution when a man suspected of sexual assault and robbery was located by local police. In a 2-1 opinion issued Thursday, the DC Court of Appeals—effectively the equivalent of a state supreme court—agreed […]