Apple heads back to a familiar venue for WWDC 2017, sets date for event

Apple has confirmed that its 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference will be held in the event's original venue, the McEnery Conference Center in San Jose, California, after fifteen years elsewhere.

The HP Pavilion 21.5-inch LED monitor is a budget-friendly full HD display ($100)

At just $100 on Amazon, the HP Pavilion 21.5-inch LED Monitor is an affordable desktop display suitable for both work and play. The IPS panel allows for clear viewing at all angles and outputs in crisp 1080p.

Intel's Optane memory will only work with 7th-generation chipsets

Intel's Optane Memory will be a seventh-generation processor and chipset exclusive and due to its size limitations. We know this because Intel just launched a new landing page all about it.

Microsoft makes creating Windows 10 Sticky Notes even easier with jump list support

The latest update to the Windows 10 Sticky Note app adds another way to create a new note. Now, you can right-click the Sticky Notes taskbar icon and create a new note from the jump list.

Oculus Rift still facing issues with room-scale tracking, but a fix is on the way

Oculus offers additional sensor options that provide for tracking significantly larger rooms with its Rift virtual reality system, but the company acknowledges that solution has been running into some problems.
Game Review

‘Halo Wars 2’ Review

Simple yet frantic, ‘Halo Wars 2’ is the Michael Bay film of real-time strategy.

Google transparency report shows removal requests for more than a million websites

Ascording to Google's most recent transparency report, the company has been asked to take down more than a million different sites. In fact, individual URL removal requests now number in the billions.

Verizon renegotiates deal to buy Yahoo to the tune of a $250 million discount

Yahoo's security breaches are costing the company a cool quarter of a billion dollars. According to a Bloomberg report, Verizon Communications, which previously agreed to pay $4.8 billion for the tech giant, has now renegotiated the price.
Cool Tech

You are what you tweet: Twitter reveals how America eats and exercises

Called the Lexicocalorimeter, a new tool is scanning Twitter for mentions of food and exercise to track how America is eating and staying healthy. Or, judging from all the pizza and TV references, how we're not.

Oculus Rift: Common problems and how to fix them

The Rift offers a chance to explore virtual worlds, but the tech behind the headset comes with its own problems. Here, we've detailed some of the more common issues plaguing the device, along with a few steps for alleviating them.

Russian cybercriminal hacked more than 60 government, education agencies

A recent SQL injection attack by cybercriminal Rasputin targeted over 60 government and educational institutions, and the solution to such attacks is to change the penalties and incentives related to resolving SQLi issues.

EVGA offers 10 GTX 10-series graphics cards with its new iCX cooling tech

EVGA recently introduced its new iCS technology for cooling GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics cards. The tech includes nine embedded sensors, asynchronous fan control, visual temperature levels, holes in the cooling fins, and more.