Computing
Computing

Hulu is blocking VPN users, report alleges

Do you use a VPN? Well you better be ready to ditch it if you're a big fan of Hulu, the popular video streaming service. Learn more here.
Mobile

Microsoft’s rumored Surface Mini turns up on Amazon, launch imminent?

There's been plenty of talk about Microsoft entering the mid-size tablet market with a smaller version of its Surface tablet, and with the apparent appearance of the device on Amazon, it seems a launch could be just around the corner.
Mobile

Heartbleed is bandaged. Now how do we prevent the next one?

The worst of the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug has probably passed but that doesn't mean we're any safer. A giant vulnerability could be discovered tomorrow. Here are some ways the Internet can better protect itself.
Mobile

Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and peers pledge support for OpenSSL

The Linux Foundation has collaborated with major tech companies for a three-year initiative called the “Core Infrastructure Initiative,” which aims to prop up underfunded open-source projects.
Mobile

Vic Gundotra, head of Google+, abruptly leaves company

Google senior vice president and head of Google+ Vic Gundotra announced the end of his eight-year tenure at Google. Gundotra did not reveal what project he has moved on to, however.
Gaming

GameStop sees its future in mobile and Apple stores

GameSpot will close between 120 and 130 of its gaming retail locations worldwide, while vastly expanding its presence in the mobile and Apple world, with hundreds of new locations.
Computing

Two Apple AirPort base stations were vulnerable to Heartbleed, but have been patched

Some of Cupertino's networking gear was vulnerable to Heartbleed, but a fix has been released by the company. You can learn more here.
Computing

Got a spare mSATA SSD lying around? This case from VisionTek will let you put it to use again

VisionTek just launched an external case for mSATA SSDs that's powered by USB 3.0. Learn more about it here.
Computing

Mexican govt. backtracks on Internet blocking proposal after public protests

People in Mexico took it to the streets, and it seems that the government will not be passing a law that allows them to block the net in some situations. You can learn more here.
Computing

Petition with 106K signatures supporting Pirate Bay’s founder delivered to Danish government

A petition drafted in support of Pirate Bay's founder has been delivered to the Danish government, and addresses his living conditions in prison. You can learn more here.
Computing

New FCC proposal threatens to eradicate the open Internet

Striking a blow to proponents of net neutrality and the open Internet, the FCC will soon be voting on a proposal that provides rules around paying Internet providers for preferential speed treatment.
Computing

Microsoft’s Bing in the Classroom launches, filters out ads and adult content

Microsoft's ad-free version of Bing takes flight, and is now available for use with all eligible school districts here in the states. You can learn more about Bing in the Classroom here.