Hobbyist provides a hinge to the Sport Boy Pocket, delighting everybody

Enlarge / This tradition-built Sport Boy Pocket SP can fold in half like a feisty clam. (credit score: Allison Parrish) Earlier this month, a programmer and hobbyist named Allison Parrish… Read more

Swedish engineer creates playable accordion from 2 Commodore 64 computer systems

Enlarge / Linus Åkesson taking part in his home made “Commodordion” in a YouTube video. (credit score: Linus Åkesson) In late October, a Swedish software program engineer named Linus Åkesson… Read more

After 23 years, Climate Channel’s iconic computerized channel is shutting down

Enlarge / An on-air seize of Weatherscan in 2020. Weatherscan reveals 24/7 climate forecasts managed by laptop. (credit score: TWC Archive) Within the early 2000s, People who needed to catch… Read more

T-Cellular has been hacked but once more—however nonetheless doesn’t know what was taken

Enlarge / A pigeon rests on a T-Cellular emblem exterior a cell phone retailer, operated by Deutsche Telekom AG, in Munich, Germany, on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. (credit score: Getty… Read more

“DeathStalker” hackers are (seemingly) older and extra prolific than we thought

Enlarge (credit score: Getty Photos) In 2018, researchers from safety agency Kaspersky Lab started monitoring “DeathStalker,” their title for a hacker-for-hire group that was using easy however efficient malware to… Read more

Florida teen arrested, charged with being “mastermind” of Twitter hack

Enlarge (credit score: Tom Raftery / Flickr) A Florida teen has been arrested and charged with 30 felony counts associated to the high-profile hijacking of greater than 100 Twitter accounts… Read more

DOJ: Chinese language hackers stole “lots of of tens of millions of {dollars}” of secrets and techniques

Enlarge / The Division of Justice seal as seen throughout a press convention in December 2019. (credit score: Samuel Corum | Getty Photos) Two state-sponsored hackers in China focused US… Read more

This machine retains Alexa and different voice assistants from snooping on you

Enlarge / LeakyPick because it displays a community that has an Amazon Echo linked. (credit score: Mitev, et al.) As the recognition of Amazon Alexa and different voice assistants grows,… Read more