3D printing aficionados be wary, as popular 3D printing services firm Shapeways, Inc. has just suffered a data breach. Customers are now receiving notices from the company, letting them know what information is and is not at risk.
The exact time and means of the breach has not yet been disclosed, but Shapways is reporting “an incident involving unauthorized access to [its] systems.” According to the breach notification, the intruders gained access to some user names, email addresses, and shipping addresses, which could be sold or potentially misused.
When Mr. Robot premiered on USA in the summer of 2015, the hacking community was worried. While the 13-episode first season racked up critical acclaim for its acting, cinematography, direction, and mind-bending writing, but it won over the hacking community mere minutes into the first episode. As the show’s second season heats up, Inverse asked programmers at the Eleventh Hackers on Planet Earth Conference in New York City what they thought of the show. In short, they said it was fucking awesome.
Since May, a number of Surface Pro 3 owners have been dealing with surprisingly weak battery life for the two-year-old device. The problem hits some users so severely that their battery lasts only an hour or two after a full charge. Now, Microsoft says it thinks it can fix the issue.
Tech companies called Wednesday for the federal government to invest in more STEM education and reform immigration, recurring themes the industry hopes to influence in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election.
Representatives of Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon said they faced difficulties finding qualified staff, a handicap they believed other US companies faced and threatens the strength of American industry. The issue is so widespread that it affects industries outside of technology, including pharmaceuticals and healthcare, they said.
After months of delays, Lenovo's first laptop with an OLED (organic light-emitting diode) screen is now shipping, but it's unclear whether the PC maker will bring out additional OLED models anytime soon.
The ThinkPad X1 Yoga with a 14-inch OLED screen is now shipping for $1,682, which is a premium price compared to the same model with a conventional LED screen, priced at $1,394. Both laptops have Intel Core i5 Skylake processors.