• Google Drive Prices just Dropped Drastically!
    Check out the announcement from Google today. It is all of a sudden a lot cheaper for storage! 1 TeraByte for a year now only costs $120! Wow!! Check it out and let us know in the comments what you […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
  • Sir you have a virus – Telemarketers and how do they know i have a virus?
    If you get a phone call, an email or a pop-up talking about your computer being infected it is most likely a ploy. Don’t fall for it, don’t download free tools to clean or optimize your machine. These are almost […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
  • France fines Google $57 million over data transparency
    The European Union's GDPR is relatively young, but Google is already in hot water over claimed violations. France's CNIL regulator has fined Google €50 million (about $57 million) for allegedly failing to provide transparent, "easily accessible...
  • Tesla gets clearance to begin Model 3 deliveries in Europe
    Tesla expects to start delivering the Long Range Battery version of the Model 3 in Europe in February after getting the go-ahead from Dutch vehicle authority RDW. As such, it can sell cars across the continent without having to win approval from indi...
  • Anatomy Of A Cloned Piece Of Hardware
    What would you think if you saw a bootleg of a product you design, manufacture, and sell pop up on eBay? For those of us who don’t make our livelihood this way, we might secretly hope our blinkenlight project ends up being so awesome that clones on AliExpress or TaoBao end up selling in the thousands […]
  • Open Source Synthesizers Hack Chat
    Matt Bradshaw is a musician, maker, and programmer with a degree in physics and a love for making new musical instruments. You may remember his PolyMod modular digital synthesizer from the 2018 Hackaday Prize, where it made the semifinals of the Musical Instrument Challenge. PolyMod is a customizable, modular synthesizer that uses digital rather than analog circuitry. That […]
  • Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
    This week, our first place winner on the insightful side is Pixelation with a response to the AT&T executive bragging about the company's misleading 5G claims, with the comment "if I have now occupied beachfront real estate in my competitors' heads, that makes me smile": You haven't occupied beachfront property. You have occupied property a […]
  • This Week In Techdirt History: January 13th - 19th
    Five Years Ago This week in 2014, as congress was preparing to give up its authority and fast-track agreements like the TPP, and the USTR was not even showing up for hearings on the subject, the EFF and others teamed up to launch Copyright Week, for which we featured daily posts about copyright. On Monday, […]