The Dark Art of Turning Mountains of Stolen Data Into Cash

The Dark Art of Turning Mountains of Stolen Data Into Cash

"People need to consider that their information is out there, like Social Security Numbers, names, emails and passwords and addresses," he told TechNewsWorld.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon XR2 5G for VR and XR headsets

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon XR2 5G for VR and XR headsets

Today at the Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon XR2 5G, a direct successor bringing much-needed updates to their eXtended Reality platform.Another important feature is low-latency camera passthrough , which lets developers create new mixed reality experiences by overlaying virtual objects onto a video feed of the real-world.

‘Bizarre Barber’ is a Surreal VR Game About Cutting Hair in a Post-apocalyptic Subway

‘Bizarre Barber’ is a Surreal VR Game About Cutting Hair in a Post-apocalyptic Subway

Called Bizarre Barber, the hair-styling game is set to release on Steam and Viveport on February 26th, 2020, which includes support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Valve Index.

Microsoft Releases 'Mind Blowing' Xbox Specs

Microsoft Releases 'Mind Blowing' Xbox Specs

"This also wasn't mentioned, but Microsoft wants to get more into the cloud-based side of gaming's future," he said, "and I also think we'll see more news on this front before Xbox Series X is launched this holiday season.".

The Drones Are Coming

The Drones Are Coming

"NUAIR is a key industry leader helping to develop the standards and help define regulations to expand on Part 107, which will lead to advanced commercial drone operations like food, package and medical deliveries," Hertzendorf said.

Ubiquity6 Launches Studio for More Advanced AR and VR Experiences

Ubiquity6 Launches Studio for More Advanced AR and VR Experiences

The platform allows users to create and share immersive XR experiences using just a smartphone.“The update allows people to make really immersive and engaging experiences that have before only been really accessible for high-end industry,” Ubiquity6 CEO, Anjay Midha, said in an interview with ARPost .

Consumers Like Augmented Reality More Than They Know

Consumers Like Augmented Reality More Than They Know

We found that only 12 percent of heads of U.S. broadband households considered themselves to be "familiar" with any one tested augmented reality device or technology.

What Made VR Gaming Highly Popular

What Made VR Gaming Highly Popular

Thanks to some companies that develop scent devices for virtual reality, the players of VR action games can for example smell gunpowder which makes the playing highly immersive.

Oh Quark: Intel Just Changed the Technology Market

Oh Quark: Intel Just Changed the Technology Market

That was true until last week, when Intel surprised the market with an obscure technology codenamed "Quark," which promises to change dramatically the world we live in.

Samsung Scores With 5G Galaxy S20's Camera Specs, New Z Flip

Samsung Scores With 5G Galaxy S20's Camera Specs, New Z Flip

Samsung refreshed its Galaxy smartphone line, introduced a new foldable phone, and upgraded its wireless earbuds offering at an event held Tuesday at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

Humble VR Bundle

Humble VR Bundle

Plus, your purchase will support a charity of your choice!Normally, the total cost for the games in this bundle is as much as $159.Pay $1 or more to access Steam keys.All of the games in this bundle are available on Steam for Windows.

Watch a Mother Reunite With Her Deceased Child in VR

Watch a Mother Reunite With Her Deceased Child in VR

Rather than letting startups offer the public the chance to interact with virtual versions of their dead loved ones — undoubtedly at a cost — maybe we can make the technology available only to people who’ve submitted to a screening with a psychologist.

Cyber Worries Help Push Doomsday Clock Closer to Midnight

Cyber Worries Help Push Doomsday Clock Closer to Midnight

Most perceptions about the Doomsday Clock's time to midnight are that it always has been based on the threat posed by nuclear weapons and the potential for an atomic war.

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners review

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners review

Here's what's likely to happen the first time you kill a zombie in Saints and Sinners.At the same time, you also need to scavenge whatever resources you can from the environment, grabbing everything from broken guns to discarded shoes and bringing them home to craft new weapons and equipment.

Enjoying the View? How computer games can help evaluate landscapes

Enjoying the View? How computer games can help evaluate landscapes

Geographers from Staffordshire University are stepping into the virtual world of computer games to develop exciting new ways of assessing landscapes.The project involved digitally mapping 300 sites across Wales and sought feedback from the public on the visual quality of the landscapes.

Oops - Google May Have Sent Your Embarrassing Private Video to a Stranger

Oops - Google May Have Sent Your Embarrassing Private Video to a Stranger

"When dealing with an issue that impacts privacy in the way that improperly sending files as sensitive as photos and videos is, the communication needs to be very clear and informative.".

Save 15% on Malicious Payload on Steam

Save 15% on Malicious Payload on Steam

Malicious Payload is a Sci Fi Arcade Shooter game.Malicious robots comes in waves in increasing form, will do anything to terminate you.You come out of the security room to understand what happened, but the miner-bots have turned into lethal robots.

Game-based virtual archaeology field school

Game-based virtual archaeology field school

Before they can get started at their field site -- a giant cave studded with stalactites, stalagmites and human artifacts -- 15 undergraduate students must figure out how to use their virtual hands and tools.

Saudi Hack of Bezos' Phone Shines Bright Light on Security Challenges

Saudi Hack of Bezos' Phone Shines Bright Light on Security Challenges

A digital forensic analysis conducted by Anthony Ferrante of business advisory firm FTI Consulting concludes with "medium to high confidence" that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' smartphone was hacked through a malicious file sent from the WhatsApp account of Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Samsung's AR Vision Includes Smart Contact Lenses

Samsung's AR Vision Includes Smart Contact Lenses

Power and radio frequency issues might plague the development of smart contact lenses, Strategy Analytics' Raskind suggested.For communications between the smartphone and the smart contact lens, WiFi is "too power-hungry," so Bluetooth LE might be used instead, he suggested.

Report: Chinese Hackers Eye US Cancer Research

Report: Chinese Hackers Eye US Cancer Research

"Smaller healthcare companies may not use industry best practices for securing data in transit and at rest, so these are prime targets for nation-states," Underhill told TechNewsWorld.The industry has been making progress securing its information, said Itzik Kotler, CTO of SafeBreach, a data breach and cyberattack simulation company in Sunnyvale, California.

Know Your Enemy: The Difficulty of Defining Deepfakes

Know Your Enemy: The Difficulty of Defining Deepfakes

"From manipulating audio to creating misleading images, deepfakes foster the spread of disinformation as the end user typically doesn't know that the content or message is not real," he told TechNewsWorld.AI Tools Singled Out. Facebook's deepfakes ban singles out videos that use AI technology or machine learning to manipulate the content.

Top Reasons For Bringing Virtual Reality Technology Into The Office

Top Reasons For Bringing Virtual Reality Technology Into The Office

Nowadays though, virtual reality has real, practical applications in normal workplaces, offering benefits you might not expect.All sorts of massive companies are opting to train staff through virtual reality.You can already see the impacts that virtual reality is having on all sorts of different areas of business.

The CEO of the Decade

The CEO of the Decade

Historically the focus in choosing CEO of the decade has been on their financial accomplishments, but that approach has left us in a world lacking diversity and empathy in positions of power -- particularly noticeable in the tech industry -- and one where global climate change may end the human race.

Can Virtual Reality Inspire Climate Action?

Can Virtual Reality Inspire Climate Action?

Virtual Reality Applications for Climate Action.It can educate climate change skeptics on the catastrophic effects that could unfold because of our loss of rainforests.Virtual reality might not be the solution to climate change.

Army to Enlist Smartphones for Active Duty

Army to Enlist Smartphones for Active Duty

Before the devices are ready for war duty, the Army plans to work through securing the data and the network.In tests, the Army found soldiers with smartphones were more likely to collect and share data, reported the Army Times .

Cybersecurity 2020: A Perilous Landscape

Cybersecurity 2020: A Perilous Landscape

In addition to the daily concerns of malware, stolen data and the cost of recovering from a business network intrusion, there is the very real danger of nefarious actors using cyberattacks to influence or directly impact the outcome of the 2020 U.S. general election.

Mojo Vision’s Smart Contact Lens Puts An AR Display Directly On Your Eyeball

Mojo Vision’s Smart Contact Lens Puts An AR Display Directly On Your Eyeball

Focusing on an eyes up experience the company refers to as “Invisible Computing,” the Mojo Lens is designed to provide users with relevant information without having to look down at a separate device like a smartphone or computer, thereby keeping the user’s attention focused on their real-world surroundings.

Apple, DoJ Grapple Over Cracking Terrorist's iPhones

Apple, DoJ Grapple Over Cracking Terrorist's iPhones

Barr called out Apple for refusing to help the FBI recover data on the phones owned by the cadet, Lt. Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, who also was a member of the Royal Saudi Air Force.

Dev Story: The Future of VR is Social

Dev Story: The Future of VR is Social

We’d been struggling to finish up the multiplayer portion of the game and yet felt that many of the core mechanics existed and were available for players to experiment with.As people played Starblazer, the feedback was consistent, but loud and clear – you need multiplayer for this game to be great.