Smart, slim and super-fast – there’s a Microsoft Surface for everyone

If you’ve had your laptop for a few years, you’ve probably noticed it starting to slow down. Maybe your operating system doesn’t start quite as quickly as it used to, or there’s a noticeable lag before your favourite programs open. If so, you could be due an upgrade – and now is the perfect time. …

Adobe’s ‘Fast Mask’ can edit one object across an entire video clip

Sneaks could end up as part of an application within the Adobe Creative Cloud, or they could stand alone — or Adobe may not choose to move forward with them at all. There are some pretty interesting applications in this year’s sneaks, however, and some of could have very cool implications for photo and video …

Milano, la strage di via Brioschi: Pellicanò condannato a trent’anni

Pellicanò in aula alla lettura della sentenza d’appello (LaPresse) «Noi siamo già stati condannati all’ergastolo da Pellicanò, all’ergastolo del dolore. Il dolore è stato l’unico protagonista di questa giornata. A noi la sentenza di oggi non cambia nulla. La giustizia ha fatto il suo corso». Sono le parole della mamma di Riccardo Maglianesi, il giovane …

Twitter tests out ‘annotations’ in Moments

Twitter is trying out a small new change to Moments that would provide contextual information within its curated stories. Spotted by Twitter user @kwatt and confirmed by a number of Twitter product team members, the little snippets appear sandwiched between tweets in a Moment. Called “annotations” — not to be confused with Twitter’s metadata annotations of yore …

The Mysterious Return of Years-Old APT1 Malware

In 2013, cybersecurity firm Mandiant published a blockbuster report on a state-sponsored hacking team known as APT1, or Comment Crew. The Chinese group achieved instant infamy, tied to the successful hacks of more than 100 US companies and the exfiltration of hundreds of terabytes of data. They also vanished in the wake of being exposed. …

Amazon Australia has added free music streaming for Prime members

Amazon Australia has brought additional value to its Prime members today, announcing that its Prime Music streaming service has officially launched Down Under, giving Aussie subscribers access to over two million songs at no extra cost. The service is included with every full Prime membership, which has an introductory price of $4.99 per month (after …

WSJ: Facebook believes spammers were behind its massive data breach

Facebook eventually said that about 30 million people actually had their login tokens stolen (you can see if your account was among them by checking this page), and said that the attackers took account details and contact information. Still, the paper said “internal researchers” believe the people behind it are existing Facebook and Instagram spammers …