VeriSign says first quarter of 2017 saw a decline in DDoS attacks
Although, the first quarter of 2017 saw a 23 per cent decrease in the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, the average peak attack size increased 26 per cent compared to the previous quarter, a new report revealed on Wednesday. According to VeriSign, a global leader in domain names and internet security, attackers also launched sustained and repeated attacks against their targets. VeriSign observed that almost 50 per cent of customers who experienced DDoS attacks in Q1 2017 we...
Peloton is now a unicorn because of the spinning class craze
 Have you ever taken a class at SoulCycle? Or better yet, Flywheel? Spinning has turned out to be a big business and there’s one brand that’s been gaining traction in the at-home fitness space. Peloton’s $2000 bikes have developed a cult following, mainly because of its live-streamed classes, which are offered as an added subscription and can be displayed on the bike screen.… Read More ...
How to use PayPal with Android Pay
PayPal and Android Pay will soon play nicely together, it has been revealed, with Android Pay users being able to tie their PayPal accounts to the mobile payment system. PayPal users have been requesting this feature for a while, and now it appears to be rolling out, though not all users are seeing it at this time. Once linked together, … Continue reading...
Pizza guy or assassin? Kuna AI recognizes cars outside your home instantly
Home security firm Kuna Systems has debuted Kuna AI, a platform that allows its smart devices to identify vehicles almost instantly. Kuna AI can recognize a car’s color, make, and model in less than a second, and will match the vehicle to its owner over time. The post Pizza guy or assassin? Kuna AI recognizes cars outside your home instantly appeared first on Digital Trends....
Montana Politician Greg Gianforte Body Slams Guardian Reporter (AUDIO + PHOTO)
A Montana politician running for congressional office body slammed a reporter ... and the sounds of the scuffle were caught on audio tape. Greg Gianforte -- who's gunning for a House seat in Congress in the 2018 election -- slammed Guardian…
Uber to launch custom Snapchat filters in India
Ride-sharing app Uber on Wednesday announced that from Thursday it will begin a phased roll-out of a new feature in India that will enable users to unlock custom Snapchat filters on their ride. From letting their friends know when they will arrive with the Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) filters, to selecting a mystery filter for an added surprise, the users will be able to share their statuses in a unique way. “We want to focus on the trip experience itself and make sure riders enjoy the ...
MSI Infinite A gaming desktop is ‘quiet as an assassin’
MSI has taken the wraps off a new gaming desktop at Computex 2017, the MSI Infinite A. This desktop, according to the company, is designed for gamers who ‘want infinite possibilities to play the way they want,’ hence the name. The computer comes with an angular and quite colorful design that hints at both its modern and its gaming nature, … Continue reading...
Americans are more satisfied with Apple’s iPhone SE than its larger-screen rivals
While larger screens seem to be dominating the smartphone market, the iPhone SE took first place in the Annual Customer Satisfaction Index -- receiving a score of 87 out of 100. The Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and iPhone 7 Plus trailed closely behind. The post Americans are more satisfied with Apple’s iPhone SE than its larger-screen rivals appeared first on Digital Trends....
Michael Jordan's 1984 Olympics Sneakers Could Sell For More Than $100K
Michael Jordan's hand-signed 1984 Olympics kicks are up for grabs ... and their final price tag could reach more than 6 figures!! One week after M.J.'s red Team U.S.A. jersey from the same Olympics hit the auction block, SCP Auctions is showcasing…
Soon metal electrodes implanted in clothes to charge small electronics
Researchers have invented a way to apply metal-free electrodes to fabric and off-the-shelf clothing so that it feels good to the touch and also transports enough electricity to power small electronics. Such clothes may one-day power wearable electronic devices. Powering advanced fabrics that can monitor health data remotely are important to the military and increasingly valued by the health care industry, said one of the researchers Trisha Andrew at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Gener...
UK police hunt Manchester bomber's network, angered by U.S. leaks
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Police scrambled to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber with arrests in Britain and Tripoli on Wednesday, as details about the investigation were leaked to U.S. media, infuriating authorities who fear a second attack is imminent. ...
Polar A370 fitness tracker brings ‘advanced sleep tracking’ and more
Polar has launched a new fitness and sleep tracker, the Polar A370 wrist wearable. The A370 offers a couple big features, including what Polar calls ‘advanced sleep tracking,’ as well as continuous heart rate tracking. The wearable is waterproof and features a touch display that provides access to certain information, including incoming notifications. The wearable has launched for preorder ahead … Continue reading...
Build a futuristic-looking gaming PC with Cougar’s new Conquer case
Case manufacturer Cougar is known for offering some case designs that go beyond the usual black box and it recently announced a new future-inspired case that will launch at Computex 2017. The post Build a futuristic-looking gaming PC with Cougar’s new Conquer case appeared first on Digital Trends.
Sony revamps its Digital Paper tablet with new screen and interface
 Sony’s mammoth 13-inch Digital Paper tablet, essentially a huge Kindle you can write on, is still a pretty rare sight, but I’ve always had a soft spot for it. So I’m glad the company is doubling down on this unique device type and making some significant improvements with a new model. Read More ...
Sony revamps its Digital Paper tablet with new screen and interface
 Sony’s mammoth 13-inch Digital Paper tablet, essentially a huge Kindle you can write on, is still a pretty rare sight, but I’ve always had a soft spot for it. So I’m glad the company is doubling down on this unique device type and making some significant improvements with a new model. Read More ...
Sony Digital Paper DPT-RP1 (2nd gen) goes up for preorder in US
Sony has announced that the second-generation version of its Digital Paper, model DPT-RP1, is now available to preorder in the US. This model builds upon the original, bringing with it everything we liked about the first model, only with an easier-to-read higher resolution display, wireless document transfer functionality, and more. Sony Digital Paper is targeted at academics, lawyers, medical professionals, … Continue reading...
The Laowa Magic Converter will upscale your DSLR lenses to medium format
Those longing for more lens options with Fujifilm's mirrorless medium format GFX system just got a bit of a reprieve. Venus Optic's new lens adapter makes 35mm DSLR lenses usable on the GFX 50s without any vignette problems. The post The Laowa Magic Converter will upscale your DSLR lenses to medium format appeared first on Digital Trends....
Sandra Bullock Stalker On Probation, Which is a Silver Lining for Her
Sandra Bullock's worst nightmare -- the guy she found standing in her hallway in the middle of the night -- copped a plea in the felony stalking and burglary case ... he won't be going to jail, but the punishment is actually comforting to Sandra.…
This ultra-twee soft robotic gripper was inspired by Venus flytraps
 The problem with tiny robots, if there can really be said to be one, is that you can’t put enough stuff on them. Cameras and motors don’t shrink down very well, meaning if you want your robot to grab something, you’d better come up with a new way to see it and hold onto it. And that’s just what Finnish researchers have done with this bio-inspired, super-small gripper! Read More ...
VeriSign says first quarter of 2017 saw a decline in DDoS attacks
Although, the first quarter of 2017 saw a 23 per cent decrease in the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, the average peak attack size increased 26 per cent compared to the previous quarter, a new report revealed on Wednesday. According to VeriSign, a global leader in domain names and internet security, attackers also launched sustained and repeated attacks against their targets. VeriSign observed that almost 50 per cent of customers who experienced DDoS attacks in Q1 2017 we...