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Tesla Just Opened Up Orders for its Solar Roof — Here’s How Much it Will Cost.

• Tesla opened up orders for its Solar Roof product on Wednesday. • The company says the roof will cost about $21.85 per square foot. • Installations in the US will begin this year and will be available on a first-ordered basis. • You can secure your order on Tesla’s website with a $1,000 deposit. […]

Microsoft Releases Emergency Patch for ‘Crazy Bad’ Windows Zero-Day Bug

Ok, another patch, whoopy dooo… But, if you read the title, this one is ‘Crazy Bad’ not just bad or semi-bad. This is on the border of Wicked-Bad. Why the concern? Here’s the other hint, ‘Zero-Day’. Not just a term used in the movies by cool, nerdy, hackers. A zero-day exploit is basically a security bug unknown […]

WannaCry – Ransomware Attack Stolen From NSA Leak Is Running Wild In More Than 99 Countries

CNN is reporting that Avast security software has tracked more than 75,000 attacked computers in 99 countries by the WannaCry ransomware. Image: Wired Who has been targeted? The attack seems to have been focused on infrastrutural networks such as National Health Service (NHS) hospitals and facilities in England and telecom and natural gas companies in Spain. And the wormable ransomware […]

Decrypt the WannaCry Ransomware Without Paying the Ransom

Great news for the thousands of infected computers and users who fell prey to the WannaCry ransomware attack–you can now decrypt your files without paying the $300 bitcoin ransom. The Hacker News reports that the decryption tool can be credited to Adrien Guinet, a French security researcher working for Quarkslab. The tool, called WannaKey, can be downloaded […]

I/O 2017 Highlights – Google’s Quest to Have AI for Everything

Google is leveraging its capacity to empower developers with free software to create a global AI ecosystem. Meet Google’s TensorFlow. TensorFlow is a software tool for designing and training AI algorithms for machine learning. Google made TensorFlow available to anyone as open-source software in 2015. Since then, it’s been the preferred option of the AI community […]

Worried About Getting Your Work Done on the Plane if Laptops are Banned?

Here are some tips to make sure you can stay productive on your long flight. The Department of Homeland Security is debating whether or not to ban laptops on European flights into the United States. Designed to be a safety measure, the ban poses a problem for business passengers that prefer to spend the flight time […]