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Vitrima is a hack that brings 3D vision to your GoPro camera

If there was a product that could make you dig out your dust-collecting GoPro from the “misc” drawer and turn it into a 3D-filming camera, would you buy it? Of course you would; 737 people said “yes, please” in the Vitrima Indiegogo campaign, backing it to breathe some life into their GoPros. Shipping today, the product is available […]

Hackers stole $400 million from cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck

One of Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges has revealed that it’s lost nearly $400 million in a security breach. Coincheck says that it has restricted deposits and withdrawals for a cryptocurrency called NEM, and Bloomberg reports that 500 million NEM tokens have been sent from the company “illicitly,” and that it’s not sure how. The company […]

Netflix’s hackathon produces a way to navigate its iOS app with ARKit and Face ID – TechCrunch

Netflix’s internal hackathons have consistently produced fun and often silly hacks, from that “Netflixtendo” hack a few years ago that let you run Netflix on the original NES to the more recent “audiobook mode” that turned Netflix series into old-school radio shows by way of Audio Descriptions. This year’s hackathon doesn’t disappoint either, with new […]

Verizon has lowered its Yahoo acquisition offer by $350 million

Verizon has officially announced a $350 million reduction to the price it will pay for Yahoo’s consumer business. The cut follows the disclosure of two security breaches at Yahoo in recent years. Bloomberg reported the lower offer last week, additionally claiming that both parties in the deals are expected to share legal responsibilities related to […]

Quora says hackers stole up to 100 million users’ data

Quora said it discovered last week that hackers broke into its systems and were able to make off with data on up to 100 million users. That data could have included a user’s name, email address, and an encrypted version of their password. If a user imported data from another social network, like their contacts […]

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