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Yahoo Mail suspends automatic mail forwarding as privacy controversies swirl

After two major controversies Yahoo turns off automatic email forwarding.

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Samsung kills off the Galaxy Note7 to end the exploding battery debacle

Samsung Electronics has discontinued production of its Galaxy Note7 smartphone, which has been plagued from its introduction by battery problems that caused fires and even explosions.

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Supreme Court will hear dispute over Samsung vs. Apple damages on Tuesday

The U.S. Supreme Court is to hear arguments Tuesday in a closely-watched dispute between Samsung Electronics and Apple on the procedure for calculation of damages for the infringement of design patents.

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Netgear tweaks its home security camera line by introducing the Arlo Pro

The Arlo Pro features a host of improvements, including two-way audio and a rechargeable battery.

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Samsung officially halts Note7 sales, reiterates commitment to work with CPSC

As was the case with original Note7s, owners of replacement Note7s are encouraged to power down phones and request replacements or refunds.

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WikiLeaks dumps another trove of email, allegedly from Clinton aide

U.S. accusations that WikiLeaks is helping Russian hackers influence the upcoming election hasn't phased the controversial website from dumping emails allegedly stolen from a Hillary Clinton aide.

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Potential Apple Watch snooping: a not-so-paranoid cyberespionage risk

It may sound paranoid, but the next time you enter into a highly confidential meeting, leave your smart watch behind. It's possible the device could be spying on you.

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Samsung's ArtPC Pulse is a cylindrical desktop PC with 360-degree sound

Available for pre-order on Amazon, the ArtPC Pulse has either Core i5 or Core i7 power, and Harmon Kardon sound.

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) impacts millions; these high-school-age inventors have an antidote

The Life Light can turn a window into a phototherapy system.


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Samsung 'adjusts' Note7 production following fresh spate of fire reports

With five cases of flaming Note7s in the U.S. alone, Samsung is apparently halting production of its ostensibly safe replacement phones.

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Certificate policy violations force reform at StartCom and WoSign

The top management of StartCom and WoSign will be replaced and the two certificate authorities will undergo audits after browser vendors discovered that they mis-issued a number of digital certificates, violating industry rules.

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France adds source code to list of documents covered by freedom of information laws

French freedom of information law now treats source code as disclosable in the same way as other government records.

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Why Cortana's new boss is obsessed with artificial intelligence

PCWorld interviews Microsoft's new AI Chief Harry Shum, who clearly has plans for newCortana and Bing: "We are infusing AI technology into all Microsoft products," he said.

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AT&T and T-Mobile stop replacing Samsung Galaxy Note 7s after more fire reports

AT&T and T-Mobile have stopped exchanges of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, following reports that the new phones have also been involved in incidents of overheating and even explosions.

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As replacement Note7s catch fire, we're nearing a permanent suspension of our Note7 recommendation

Four ostensibly safe Note7 phones have gone up in flames, begging the question, Is it time to ditch the Note7 entirely and wait for Note8?