Estimated 2016 Airbnb tax loss to states $260 million, says study

A study conducted by travel stay booking site All the Rooms finds Airbnb stays will cost states $260 million in lost tax revenue. Recently signed New York legislation is likely to change that amount.

Simplicity breeds success: the lasting impact of AOL Instant Messenger

Today, AOL Instant Messenger is a relic of the early internet, but the innovations made during its development have had a profound impact on the way we communicate online and using our smartphones.

Weekly Rewind: Nintendo Switch, Galaxy Note 7 costumes, and Eminem's take on Trump

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…

Update: Morning attack on DNS provider resumes, internet burns

A cyberattack on Dyn, a major internet management company, has left a significant portion of the web in shambles, with users reporting issues with popular sites like Twitter, Spotify, SoundCloud, Airbnb, and more.

In New York, it's now a crime to advertise short-term apartment listings on Airbnb

The governor of New York has signed a law that levies steep fees on property owners who advertise short-term rentals. Airbnb contends that it violates federal laws protecting freedom of speech.

If you could live anywhere on earth, this website tells you what you could afford

If you've ever considered living in another country, The World Awaits You will help narrow down the choices based on your budget. Once you decide on a cost of living, you can set further parameters to find cities that meet other needs.

Hackers could reconstruct your typing by listening to your keystrokes over Skype

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and in Italy have created a system capable of working out what a person is typing by listening to their keyboard strokes over Skype.

Flickr revamp includes responsive redesign, updated notification system

Yahoo-owned photo sharing network Flickr has released a minor redesign, including a new responsive layout, an updated preview feature, and an improved notification system, which includes the long-awaited group notifications.

It's back! YouTube video showing Note 7 blowing up cars in 'GTA V' is restored

Samsung's request to take down the video showing a 'Grand Theft Auto V' modder slinging overheating Galaxy Note 7 smartphones does not seem to have had much of an effect because YouTube has since restored it.

Watch cops nab the man suspected of the massive 2012 LinkedIn hack

Remember that massive LinkedIn data breach in 2012 that hit the headlines again in May when account holders' information appeared for sale online? Well, cops believe they may now have their man.

Google brings AI to your G Suite to help you fill out your Docs and Sheets

On Wednesday, Google revealed a host of new features for the G Suite aimed at improving your productivity with a little help from artificial intelligence and a robust set of new collaboration features.

Researchers: Intel CPUs are inherently flawed and open to a specific attack

A recent paper published by researchers at the State University of New York at Binghamton alleges that certain Intel processors are flawed, and open to an attack that exploits a feature of modern operating systems.