Matt Binder

Skype will soon let you record your calls

Get ready, podcasters. Skype will let you record your calls soon.  It’s been almost 15 years since Skype, the over-the-internet audio call and video chat app,...

U.S. lifts crippling supplier ban on ZTE

The U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday lifted a 7-year ban on Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE. The ban lasted only 3 months. For those who may not have been...

A hacker tried selling stolen military drone documents for $200

Researchers at the cybersecurity firm Recorded Future recently released a report about one of its more interesting findings.  While scouring the hacker forums on...

12 Russians indicted for DNC hack, officially placing foreign blame on 2016 email attack

Twelve Russian intelligence officers have just been indicted by the Justice Department for hacking the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign during...

FCC updates Emergency Alert System to prevent false alarms

Earlier this year, the people of Hawaii received an emergency alert on their phone. This alert read: As you can probably now tell, a missile did not hit Hawaii in...

RIP mid-2015 MacBook Pro, the best laptop ever made

In loving memory of the mid-2015 15-inch Retina Macbook Pro: 5/19/2015 – 7/12/2018  Today, Apple announced a big update to its Macbook Pro line of computers....

FCC may soon charge you $225 to investigate your complaint

Late last December, nearly 24 million comments poured into the FCC after the agency revealed its plans, spearheaded by its chairman Ajit Pai, to roll back net...

Former Apple employee arrested for allegedly stealing self-driving car secrets

While Apple has never officially announced its secret self-driving car project, you can certainly consider this to be a confirmation. On July 7, a former Apple employee...

Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s SCOTUS pick, could be the final nail in net neutrality’s coffin

Since President Donald Trump took office, net neutrality – the principle that internet service providers should treat all content equally and keep it accessible to...