Bitcoin Mining Hindering Search For Alien Life, Scientists ClaimThe chief scientist of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, or SETI Project, says the surging demand for GPUs from cryptocurrency miners is leaving the computer chips in short supply.
Computer Virus Attacks Several Dallas Systems, Including 911 CenterTech teams are working Tuesday to fix computer systems for the City of Dallas after detecting a virus that impacted a number of operations, including the 911 dispatch center.
Google's AI Push Comes With Plenty Of People ProblemsThe CEO of Google recently declared that artificial intelligence fueled by powerful computers was more important to humanity than fire or electricity.
Historic Microchip Prototype May Auction For $400,000 In DallasHeritage Auctions says technology that changed the world is up for auction in Dallas.
Samsung Poised To Unseat Intel As King Of MicrochipsIntel's more than two decade-long reign as the king of the silicon-based semiconductor is poised to end Thursday when South Korea's Samsung Electronics elbows the U.S. manufacturer aside.
It's Time To Redouble Your Cybersecurity StepsThe WannaCry ransomware was a harsh reminder of how difficult it can be to keep your data and devices safe. But you can take steps to safeguard yourself.
Amazon Refreshes Lineup Of Low-Cost TabletsAmazon is offering a thinner and lighter version of its cheapest, seven-inch tablet, while shaving $10 off of the price of an eight-inch model. The company is also selling a kids version of the eight-inch tablet.
Microsoft Says Windows 10 On 500 Million DevicesMicrosoft said that 500 million devices are now running Windows 10, its latest operating system. That is up from 400 million last September, but far short of the company's 1 billion goal by 2018.
Trump Not Sold On Russian Link To HackingDonald Trump said that "no computer is safe" when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticism about the security of the online communications that his administration is likely to use.
Fingers Make Handy Digital Keys, But Not Safe OnesIt sounds like a great idea -- forget passwords, and instead lock your phone or computer with your fingerprint. It's a convenient form of security, though it's also perhaps not as safe as you'd think.
Apple Updates MacBook Pro With Keyboard Touch BarApple is adding a new touch-sensitive panel to the MacBook Pro. The touch panel will enable new keyboard functions. It will also come with a fingerprint sensor, similar to one in the iPhone, to unlock the device.
HP Promises Fix For Printer Update That Bars Outside InkHP has apologized to customers for a software update that made some of its printers stop working with ink cartridges from competing suppliers, even if the printers had accepted the same cartridges in the past.