Key iPhone supplier is hamstrung with the debilitating WannaCry worm – Ars Technica

A key chip supplier for iPhones, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., said the virulent WannaCry ransomware worm infected its production lines over the weekend. The incident shows how the malicious malware continues to leave a wake of $100 …Read more

Lifehacker Pack for Windows: Our List of the Essential Windows Apps 2018 – Lifehacker

There are so many Windows apps out there, that picking a list of the very best, most must-install software for your desktop or laptop feels daunting. We’ve pored over pages of recommendations, countless forum posts, and lots of comments to come up with …Read more

Microsoft Issues Service Fabric and .NET Framework Fixes To Address July 10 Patch Problems –

Microsoft on Friday indicated that Windows clusters running Service Fabric were adversely affected by July 10 Windows Server updates, but that patches are now available to address the problems. Microsoft also disclosed on Friday that fixes to address …Read more

‘Fortnite’ for Android already leaked, but you can’t play it yet – BGR

Fortnite for Android is about to launch soon as a Samsung exclusive, and when it finally comes to other Android devices, it’ll be available directly from Epic Games. After a recent leak revealed Epic’s plans, the studio confirmed its decision to bypass …Read more

Microsoft Surface Go Review: Portable, Purposeful, Not Powerful – Tom’s Hardware

Microsoft’s history in the budget tablet space is a bit checkered. Remember Surface RT? That was a flop. And other smaller Surfaces just never felt right. But the Surface Go ($349 to start, $549 as tested, before accessories) feels just right. The 10 …Read more

Releasing Cool New Games On 3DS Is Such A Waste – Kotaku

You have probably been here before. A Japanese company announces an exciting new game. The concept sounds great, the trailer has you hyped, and everything seems perfect… until you see those three words that you’ve grown to loathe in 2018. “Only for …Read more

Elon Musk’s Dota 2 bots spank top-tier humans, and they know how to trash talk – Ars Technica

A team of computer-controlled bots took on a team of top human players in a Dota 2 show match this weekend, and the computer didn’t just beat the humans—it crushed them. We were first introduced to OpenAI’s Dota 2 bot at last year’s International, the …Read more

A new Galaxy Note 9 leak probably just revealed every last secret detail – BGR

Try as they might, it’s impossible for big companies like Samsung and Apple to keep their smartphones a secret these days. There are simply too many chefs in the kitchen both at the companies themselves and at the factories tasked with building the …Read more

Apple Supplier TSMC Recovering From ‘Debilitating’ Computer Virus [Updated] – Mac Rumors

Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is in recovery from a “debilitating” computer virus that hit many of its fabrication tools this past Friday evening. The company says that 80 percent of the affected tools have been restored …Read more

Facebook, Apple remove most of US conspiracy theorist’s content – Reuters

ATLANTA (Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) announced on Monday that it had removed four pages belonging to U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for “repeatedly posting content over the past several days” that breaks its community standards. FILE PHOTO: Alex …Read more