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https://safirsoft.com Ubisoft at E3: Mario Rabbids sequel, Rainbow Six: Extraction, more

Ubisoft at E3: Mario Rabbids sequel, Rainbow Six: Extraction, more

Ubisoft Forward delivers a mix of familiar and new: guns, extreme sports, just dancing.

On Saturday, Ubisoft joined the E3-timed announcement fr...

https://safirsoft.com More stolen data from CD Projekt Red comes to light

More stolen data from CD Projekt Red comes to light

A hot potato: The ransomware attack suffered in February by CD Projekt Red -- developers of The Witcher and Cyberpunk 2077 -- seems to be more severe ...
https://safirsoft.com The best discounts from Xbox’s “Deals Unlocked” E3 2021 sale

The best discounts from Xbox’s “Deals Unlocked” E3 2021 sale

Dealmaster also has early Prime Day deals, discounts on LG TVs, and more.

Today's Dealmaster is headlined by the return of Microsoft's annual "D...

https://safirsoft.com Big Tech targeted in proposed antitrust bills, aiming to break up the likes of Amazon and Google

Big Tech targeted in proposed antitrust bills, aiming to break up the likes of Amazon and Google

Why it matters: House lawmakers introduced new antitrust bills on Friday which could change the tech industry as we know it. The bills address anticom...
https://safirsoft.com GPD Win 3 maker leaks customer emails in another major blunder

GPD Win 3 maker leaks customer emails in another major blunder

Cutting corners: GPD have recently garnered controversy over some of their Win 3 handhelds shipping with inferior Wi-Fi cards. But they've shot themse...
https://safirsoft.com Here are a bunch of iOS 15 features that Apple didn’t mention earlier

Here are a bunch of iOS 15 features that Apple didn’t mention earlier

As usual, some of the most intriguing changes weren't necessarily the biggest.

As Apple's annual WWDC conference wraps up, we have a whole week ...

https://safirsoft.com How to protect species and save the planet—at the same time

How to protect species and save the planet—at the same time

A major new report suggests tackling biodiversity, climate crises simultaneously.

Humanity is struggling to contain two compounding crises: skyr...

https://safirsoft.com Three experts resign as FDA advisors over approval of Alzheimer’s drug

Three experts resign as FDA advisors over approval of Alzheimer’s drug

One former advisor accused to the FDA of presenting “slanted” questions to committee.

Fallout continues from the Food and Drug Administratio...

https://safirsoft.com NY can’t force ISPs to offer $15 low-income broadband plans, judge rules

NY can’t force ISPs to offer $15 low-income broadband plans, judge rules

$15 requirement is rate regulation and preempted by federal law, ruling says.

On Friday, the broadband industry won a court order that prohibits...

https://safirsoft.com CD Projekt Red says its data is likely circulating online after ransom attack

CD Projekt Red says its data is likely circulating online after ransom attack

Data taken in breach disclosed in February likely related to employees and contractors.

CD Projekt Red, the maker of The Witcher series, Cyberpu...

https://safirsoft.com Data breach exposes McDonald's employee and customer information

Data breach exposes McDonald's employee and customer information

What just happened? The global company hacking streak continues, with McDonald's becoming the latest addition to what looks to be an ever-growing list...
https://safirsoft.com LG caught red-handed trying to buy favorable coverage from Hardware Unboxed

LG caught red-handed trying to buy favorable coverage from Hardware Unboxed

Facepalm: Today, Tim Schiesser, hardware reviewer at Hardware Unboxed and long-time TechSpot collaborator posted a new video of the kind he doesn't wa...
https://safirsoft.com MySQL 101: Installation, care, and feeding on Ubuntu

MySQL 101: Installation, care, and feeding on Ubuntu

If you've got 15 minutes, we can show you the ropes of basic MySQL management.

One of the tasks nearly any sysadmin frequently encounters is the...

https://safirsoft.com AT&T CEO seems confident industry can kill Biden’s municipal broadband plan

AT&T CEO seems confident industry can kill Biden’s municipal broadband plan

CEO thinks US will keep giving billions to private ISPs instead of public networks.

AT&T CEO John Stankey yesterday called President Biden's...

https://safirsoft.com Kena: Bridge of Spirits hands-on premiere: As good as “Legend of Pikmin” sounds

Kena: Bridge of Spirits hands-on premiere: As good as “Legend of Pikmin” sounds

Hour-long demo proves this fall game is much more than a pretty face.

Until I played Kena: Bridge of Spirits this week, I wondered why I would c...

https://safirsoft.com Our favorite trailers from Netflix's Geeked Week festival

Our favorite trailers from Netflix's Geeked Week festival

What just happened? Netflix has wrapped up its first-ever Geeked Week virtual event, a five-day celebration that provided fans with plenty of new trai...
https://safirsoft.com Tesla shows off the Model S Plaid, the quickest production car ever made

Tesla shows off the Model S Plaid, the quickest production car ever made

Editor's take: As a sports car enthusiast, it’s hard not to salivate over the sort of acceleration the Tesla Model S Plaid is capable of. According ...
https://safirsoft.com British veterans set a new hypermiling record of 9.14 miles per kWh

British veterans set a new hypermiling record of 9.14 miles per kWh

A Renault Zoe with a 52 kWh battery covered 475.4 miles in 24 hours.

I'm a little out of step with the mainstream when it comes to and electric ...

https://safirsoft.com Backblaze will now let Chia miners store and farm plots in the cloud

Backblaze will now let Chia miners store and farm plots in the cloud

TL;DR: Backblaze, the cloud storage company famously known for churning out HDD reliability figures every quarter, is now offering its services to the...
https://safirsoft.com Amazon, eBay fight legislation that would unmask third-party sellers

Amazon, eBay fight legislation that would unmask third-party sellers

Federal and state bills come as e-commerce gains ground.

Amazon and a who’s who of online-only retailers are trying to kill proposed federal a...

https://safirsoft.com Google abandons experiment to show simplified URLs in Chrome due to security concerns

Google abandons experiment to show simplified URLs in Chrome due to security concerns

Replacing long strings of letters, characters and symbols with “simplified domains” may have seemed like a good idea in theory, but in practice, i...
https://safirsoft.com Google Chrome ends its war on address bar URLs—for now, at least

Google Chrome ends its war on address bar URLs—for now, at least

As it turns out, hiding URL information does not help security.

Chrome is ending its war on address bar URLs—at least for now. About a year a...

https://safirsoft.com Tesla takes aim at upstarts with 390-mile range, 200 mph Model S Plaid

Tesla takes aim at upstarts with 390-mile range, 200 mph Model S Plaid

Tesla's longest-serving car gets its long-awaited refresh.

On Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to a stage in Fremont, California, to debut the...

https://safirsoft.com Hackers broke into EA's network using stolen cookies and social engineering

Hackers broke into EA's network using stolen cookies and social engineering

Facepalm: The hackers responsible for the recent data breach involving Electronic Arts have divulged how they did the deed. A representative for the h...
https://safirsoft.com Borderlands spin-off Tiny Tina's Wonderlands gets its first trailer

Borderlands spin-off Tiny Tina's Wonderlands gets its first trailer

What just happened? Last week brought rumors of four unannounced games from 2K Games, including a Borderlands spinoff featuring Tiny Tina called Tiny ...
https://safirsoft.com Microsoft puts out an 11-minute video of 'Slo-fi' Windows Startup sounds

Microsoft puts out an 11-minute video of 'Slo-fi' Windows Startup sounds

Eleventh hour teasers: There's plenty of guessing and anticipation going on for Microsoft's upcoming Windows event. After all, it's promising to showc...
https://safirsoft.com Malware-packed pirated games infected millions of PCs, stealing data and hijacking webcams to photograph users

Malware-packed pirated games infected millions of PCs, stealing data and hijacking webcams to photograph users

If you’re ever tempted to download a pirated game or app, remember that in addition to being illegal, there’s the risk of it containing some nasty...