Millions Have Picked Up False Guide Malware at Google Play Store

  As many as 2 million Android users might have downloaded apps that were infected with the FalseGuide malware, security research firm Check Point warned on Monday. Millions May Have Picked Up FalseGuide Malware at Google Play Store The oldest of the infected apps could have been uploaded to Google Play as long ago as…

China Hacked a Navy Contractor and Stole 600GB of Data

Hackers working for the Chinese government compromised a US Navy contractor and stole a massive cache of highly sensitive data, including details about a planned supersonic anti-ship missile, American officials said Friday. The hack, reported by the Washington Post, took place in January and February and resulted in more than 614 gigabytes of data being…

Xbox One Support Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

According to Windows Central, the Xbox One will soon support Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, which should provide a decent alternative to Kinect for controlling your console via voice commands.Microsoft Microsoft stopped manufacturing the Kinect in October of last year. From the report: This picture comes to us from a reliable source who is familiar…

Microsoft has reportedly agreed to acquire GitHub, Deal may happen soonest.

Microsoft has reportedly agreed to acquire code repository GitHub, according to Bloomberg. The apparent deal, which neither company has publicly confirmed, could happen as soon as Monday. Terms of the deal are still unknown. Microsoft’s apparent interest in GitHub was first raised Friday by Business Insider, and things appear to have escalated mighty quickly from…

Judge Says Amazon Not Liable for Selling Exploding Hoverboards

A judge in Tennesse this week found that Amazon isn’t liable for the millions of dollars in damages caused by an exploding hoverboard that was sold through the company’s website. Per CNBC, a family from Nashville who had their home destroyed in a fire caused by the hoverboard sued Amazon for $30 million , claiming…

We’re liveblogging Apple’s WWDC 2018 event tomorrow at 10AM PT

Oh, hey! Did you enjoy this short holiday work week? Having a relaxing weekend? Good — because things are about to get busy. First thing tomorrow, Apple kicks off its annual developer conference, and Engadget will be doing what it always does: reporting live from a packed auditorium. We already have our liveblog page timed…

Google Silently Killed It’s Tablet Section on the Web Page.

When you visit Google’s official Android website, you might notice a tiny but important change. The tablet section, which used to occupy the space between “wear” and “TV” in the menu, no longer exists (*it’s back now — please see the update below). Google has quietly pulled down the page that used to highlight tablet-specific…

Apple please fix the iPhone X issues.

The iPhone X is easily the best phone I’ve ever owned. And in almost every way, it performs exactly as I would like it to. There is just one problem, a thing that might seem so minor as to not be an issue at all but is the one thing that regularly makes me contemplate…

Instagram giveaway! You could win* the OnePlus 6

CNET and OnePlus are teaming up to give away the maker’s latest flagship phone. This online sweepstakes ends June 3, 2018, and it’s valid in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. The CNET giveaway team keeps the prizes coming. We’ve partnered with OnePlus to give away its latest flagship phone, the May 2018 winner of…