Why movie theaters are in trouble after DOJ nixes 70-year-old case

Enlarge / The House of Mouse is the shadow lurking in the future of movie theaters. If you went to

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AT&T to lay off 600 at HBO and Warner Bros. after revenue decline

Enlarge / An AT&T sign and logo on Main Street during the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2020 in

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Chinese hackers have pillaged Taiwan’s semiconductor industry

Taiwan has faced existential conflict with China for its entire existence and has been targeted by China’s state-sponsored hackers for

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Snapdragon chip flaws put >1 billion Android phones at risk of data theft

A billion or more Android devices are vulnerable to hacks that can turn them into spying tools by exploiting more

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Trump declares TikTok, WeChat “national emergency,” preps bans

Enlarge / If the Trump administration has its way, these logos will be scarce inside the US in a few

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More than 20GB of Intel source code and proprietary data dumped online

Intel is investigating the purported leak of more than 20 gigabytes of its proprietary data and source code that a

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Insecure satellite Internet is threatening ship and plane safety

More than a decade has passed since researchers demonstrated serious privacy and and security holes in satellite-based Internet services. The

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Beware of find-my-phone, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, NSA tells mobile users

The National Security Agency is recommending that some government workers and people generally concerned about privacy turn off find-my-phone, Wi-Fi,

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EU launching deep probe into Google’s planned $2.1 billion Fitbit buy

Enlarge / Logo of Google is displayed on a smartphone by logo of Fitbit in Brussels, Belgium on August 4,

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Trump administration gives TikTok 45 days to sell to Microsoft or leave US [Updated]

Enlarge / TikTok’s US operations may soon be part of every cool teen’s favorite code conglomerate, Microsoft. After weeks of

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SpaceX now plans for 5 million Starlink customers in US, up from 1 million

Enlarge / A SpaceX Starlink user terminal/satellite dish. SpaceX SpaceX has asked the US for permission to deploy up to

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Florida teen charged as “mastermind” in Twitter hack hitting Biden, Bezos, and others

Authorities on Friday charged three people with orchestrating this month’s epic hack of Twitter and using it to generate more

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Red Hat and CentOS systems aren’t booting due to BootHole patches

Enlarge / Security updates intended to patch the BootHole UEFI vulnerability are rendering some Linux systems unable to boot at

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Amazon investing $10 billion to compete against SpaceX in satellite broadband

Getty Images | Yuichiro Chino Amazon has received US approval to launch 3,236 low-Earth orbit satellites for its planned “Project

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Hackers broke into real news sites to plant fake stories

Enlarge / The propagandists have created and spread disinformation since at least March 2017, with a focus on undermining NATO

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“This is a very dangerous situation”: Big Tech’s day on the Hill

Enlarge / Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos testifies (remotely) before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing

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