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By Eric Tompkins / @_codemics So, your at your local coffee shop getting your morning coffee and bagel, grabbing your favorite seat you connect to the public wifi as you always do. Without you even realizing it, you have just sent your private information into the hands of a hacker. What you do not realize is that there is a hacker broadcasting a fake WiFi signal...

IFTTT, which stands for If This Then That, is a web-based tool for connecting different digital channels together. With IFTTT, you can combine different web and social media applications, automate tasks, web enable lights, appliances, and wearable technology, such as Google Glass and fitness trackers. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to find and customize existing...

Why anyone would want to watch a movie that’s been recorded by a man with a camcorder from the back of a cinema is beyond me, but the fact remains people do it, people upload it, people download it and, well, people watch it. One man, 25-year-old Philip Danks from Walsall, England, has just been given a stonking 33 months in jail for doing just that, after he filmed...

By Kim-Mai Cutler (TechCrunch) Are too many Bitcoin mining rigs making your office or home unspeakably hot or noisy? You can just outsource it to someone else. Or at least that’s the premise behind HashPlex, a cryptocurrency-miner hosting company that just raised $400,000 from investors including SecondMarket co-founder Barry Silbert’s Bitcoin Opportunity Corp....

  Bitcoin plunges as exchange Mt. Gox stops all withdrawals due to technical issues Just when you thought it was safe to jump into the Bitcoin market, the market takes a hit. Bitcoin prices drastically fall as the leading bitcoin exchange stops all bitcoin withdrawals due to technical issues. This is the problem with this very volatile virtual currency, each...