LinkedIn's recently filed lawsuit against unidentified hackers is a tactic to put pressure on Internet service providers (ISPs) to help the company in finding out the offenders, a data security experts said.
Al Saikali, co-chair of the data privacy & security practice at law firm Shook, Hardy & Bacon, said filing a lawsuit in such a situation allows the complainant to issue enforceable subpoenas to third parties. He added that in absence of a lawsuit, a relevant third party company usually either ignore a request for assistance or put in the trash.
Tesla Motors Inc. on Friday announced that it would provide owners of its electric cars with revamped home charger wall adapters with thermal fuses.
The manufacturer of electric cars announced the revamped home charger wall adapters after reports that some wall sockets melted or smoked during charging.
In December last year, the company released an over-the-air software update to addressed potential overheating of the socket. The company said that it believed that the update fully addressed the problem, and added that the new wall adapter was designed to provide additional protection.
Microsoft can launch its eagerly-anticipated game streaming service Twitch before June this year, Xbox Chief Product Officer Marc Whitten hinted.
Whitten on Thursday paid a visit to the ongoing Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas to meet with partners and take a look at what the competition was up to.
Announcing its entry into the increasingly competitive console market, Chinese manufacturer Huawei has just unveiled its own mini-console called the "Tron".
The Tron, which was unveiled at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, runs on JellyBean (version 4.2.3) of Google's Android operating system.
A new version of the Oculus Rift VR (virtual reality) headset significantly slashes the latency of the original VR device to ensure an even more enjoyable experience in the world of games.
The Oculus Rift HD prototype showed at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas delivered about 100 milliseconds of total latency, which is far lower than the SD prototype's latency of 500 milliseconds.
Augmented reality software and solutions provider Metaio on Wednesday used the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to announce its plan to integrate its patented 3D augmented reality tracking software with Intel RealSense Software Development Kit.
Metaio's augmented reality tracking technology is capable of recognizing real-world images, things and surroundings. It recognizes real-world images and things to connect relevant virtual information in real-time.
Following Finnish security researcher Mikko Hypponen's foot steps, many others have withdrawn from the RSA Conference that is scheduled to take place in San Francisco in February this year.
The researchers have withdrawn from the major security conference as part of their protest against the conference's sponsor, RSA, which allegedly accepted $10 million from the U. S. National Security Agency (NSA) to implement an intentional cryptographic flaw (backdoor) in one of its software encryption tools.
American auto maker Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday used the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 (CES 2014) in Las Vegas to announce some very exciting new apps for its in-dash Sync AppLink.
When the company's all-new Mustang will go on sale later this year, its new SYNC AppLink system will provide drivers easier access to new features from several of their favorite mobile apps on the move. Using the apps, drivers will be able to find space for parking and even order a pizza from Domino's while on the go.
Luxury car maker BMW used the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas to unveil an app for Samsung's smartwatch Galaxy Gear.
BMW announced that its environment-friendly electric car i3 will feature a special app for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
Equipped with the iRemote App, the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch will allows BMW i3 drivers to instantly check important vehicle functions, such as remaining range, without taking out a smartphone or opening an app.
Intel on Monday introduced the world to a bevy of prototype wearable devices at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 (CES 2014) in Las Vegas, dropping a strong hint that it not just a PC chip maker anymore.
The company showed off a headset dubbed Jarvis, which is capable of integrating with a personal assistant application on a mobile phone without even touching it. The company's chief Krzanich said that this wearable device would work with an assistant that is under development at the company. In addition, it would also work with an existing assistant.
DISH Network L. L. C. on Sunday announced a new app called "Virtual Joey" that delivers the DISH Hopper(R) HD-DVR experience on LG Smart televisions.
Virtual Joey, which will be demonstrated at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, can be used instead of the company's hardware-based Joey. It will thus increase installation options where coaxial or Ethernet wiring is hard to access.
In a move which comes in response to the New Year's Eve privacy breach which resulted in the leak of nearly 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers of Snapchat users, the popular social media app has recently revealed that it is working on an update of the service so that future "abuse" can be prevented.
For the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to be held in Las Vegas from January 7 to January 10, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) - the organization which owns and produces the CES - has announced new areas and events which will showcase the global startup community.
The startup community-dedicated areas at the 2014 CES event will include the Indiegogo Zone and UP Global LIVE Stage.
In a bid to expand the reach of video-sharing service Vine up to a broader audience, the social video app has launched a website at vine. co.
Users can now share their profiles or past Vines through the website that places Vine videos in a centralized depository. In mid-December, it became obvious that the app was heading for desktop users after the company opened up vanity URL registration.
Prior to the launch of the website, users had to depend on third-party viewers to backtrack to older videos.
BASIS Science Inc.'s new health & sleep tracking device, the 2014 Carbon Steel Edition band, boasts hundreds of enhancements over the Basis B1 that was released last year.
The 2014 Carbon Steel Edition band features a new look and feel. It has polished chrome details and stretchable, silicone black straps that lets for enhanced flexibility.
BASIS' Advanced Sleep Analysis technology is capable of accurately identifying users' sleep various phases, viz. REM Sleep, Light Sleep and Deep Sleep, as well as Toss-and-Turn, Interruptions and Duration of sleep.
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