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Ransomware Attack Disrupts Major Aluminum Producer

10:43 am PDT, March 20, 2019

On Tuesday, the Norwegian company Norsk Hydro reported that it's global IT systems had been hit with a strain of ransomware. As a result, the company has been switching to manual operations at its factories.

Microsoft Teams Video Calls Get Customized Backgrounds

10:43 am PDT, March 20, 2019

Nobody likes cleaning up before sitting down to make a video call, so Microsoft came up with a better solution and will soon offer to replace your background during a Microsoft Teams call.

Say Goodbye to Google's Inbox App

10:43 am PDT, March 20, 2019

In a notice to Inbox users yesterday, Google said it plans to officially shut down the app on April 2. If you haven't yet embraced the new Gmail, you might want to start trying.

HP Goes Super High-Res With Newest VR Headset

10:43 am PDT, March 20, 2019

The HP Reverb VR Headset offers two times the pixel density of the HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset, which offered 1,440-by-1,440 resolution. It also weighs about 40 percent less and comes with integrated headphones that sit on the sides.

HP Envy Line Refreshed With Better Battery Life, Thinner Bezels

10:43 am PDT, March 20, 2019

Some of the new products also use 2nd-generation AMD Ryzen processors. The new Envy line will arrive with 13-, 15-, and 17-inch models in either notebook or convertible form. In addition, HP is releasing some new laptops for small and medium businesses.

Apple Brings Intel's Core i9 to the 2019 iMac

10:43 am PDT, March 20, 2019

At the top end, the iMac is now an attractive alternative to the iMac Pro as a powerhouse all-in-one. The entry-level version gets no update, and middle models go 8th and 9th Gen Core.

The US's $500 Million Exascale Supercomputer to Arrive in 2021

10:43 am PDT, March 20, 2019

The new system, dubbed Aurora, will be capable of completing at least one exaflop, or a quintillion calculations per second. But it may have competition from China, which is also reportedly working on an exascale supercomputer too.

The 10 Most Pirated Movies

10:43 am PDT, March 20, 2019

There's lots of double acts and ensemble pieces anew to the list this week, but it's still all about the superheroes.

How to Watch March Madness Online

10:43 am PDT, March 20, 2019

Your ultimate guide to the apps, devices, and streaming services with live access to all the 2019 NCAA Tournament games.