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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Mueller flips American who unwittingly sold bank info to Russian trolls

Mueller flips American who unwittingly sold bank info to Russian trolls

EnlargeRichard Pinedo reader comments 148 Share this story Further ReadingSpecial Counsel indicts 13 people, Russian troll farm on conspiracy chargesOn Friday, shortly after Department of Justice officials announced the indictment of 13 Russians accused of being involved in a multi-year effort to spread false information online surrounding the 2016 presidential campaign, the DOJ also announced…
Horrifying Google memo creator shot down by federal labor board

Horrifying Google memo creator shot down by federal labor board

Shutterstock reader comments 334 Share this story Former Google engineer James Damore has attempted to take civil and legal action against his former employer after being fired in August, but on Thursday, a federal memo revealed that one of Damore's filings has been unequivocally denied. The National Labor Relations Board published its memo this week,…
Robotaxi enable will get Arizona’s OK; Waymo will commence provider in 2018

Robotaxi enable will get Arizona’s OK; Waymo will commence provider in 2018

Enlarge / You'll know it's a Waymo Pacifica Hybrid by the roof bar covered in sensors.FCA reader comments 70 Share this story On Friday, we discovered that Waymo, the self-driving Google spinoff, has been granted a permit to operate as a Transportation Network Company in the state of Arizona. This means that it can launch…
32 court docket cases filed against Intel over Spectre and Meltdown flaws

32 court docket cases filed against Intel over Spectre and Meltdown flaws

Enlarge / This may become the new default imagery for Spectre and Meltdown around Intel.Brian Turner / Flickr reader comments 52 Share this story In its annual SEC filing, Intel has revealed that it's facing 32 lawsuits over the Spectre and Meltdown attacks on its processors. While the Spectre problem is a near-universal issue faced…
Constitution fails to defeat lawsuit alleging misguided Web tempo guarantees

Constitution fails to defeat lawsuit alleging misguided Web tempo guarantees

EnlargeGetty Images | Steven Puetzer reader comments 41 Share this story Charter Communications cannot use the federal net neutrality repeal to avoid a lawsuit over slow Internet speeds in New York, the state's Supreme Court ruled today. The lawsuit was filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman against Charter and its Time Warner Cable…
Apple dictates that every person current apps have to totally give a take to the iPhone X masks

Apple dictates that every person current apps have to totally give a take to...

Enlarge / Here is a comparison of the safe area in landscape mode on the iPhone 8 and on the iPhone X.Apple reader comments 89 Share this story Today, Apple emailed iOS developers to explore new features in iOS 11 like ARKit. In that email, the company also announced that all new apps submitted from…
Distracted riding: All individuals hates it, but most of us attain it, gape finds

Distracted riding: All individuals hates it, but most of us attain it, gape finds

Enlarge reader comments 66 Share this story Insurance company Esurance has a new study out on distracted driving, and it makes for interesting reading. Almost everyone agrees distracted driving is bad, yet it's still remarkably prevalent. Even drivers who report rarely driving distracted also report that they engage in distracting behaviors. The study also raises…
Special Counsel indicts 13 folks, Russian troll farm on conspiracy prices

Special Counsel indicts 13 folks, Russian troll farm on conspiracy prices

Enlarge reader comments 410 Share this story On Friday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller released a 37-page indictment against the Internet Research Agency, a well-known Russian bot and troll factory, and named 13 Russians on charges of “conspiracy to defraud the United States,” wire fraud, and bank fraud, among others. As he wrote: Defendant ORGANIZATION had…
Bitcoin miner in NYC home interfered with T-Mobile community, FCC says

Bitcoin miner in NYC home interfered with T-Mobile community, FCC says

Enlarge / An Antminer S5.Bitmain reader comments 75 Share this story A New York City resident was ordered to turn off his bitcoin miner after the Federal Communications Commission discovered that it was interfering with T-Mobile's wireless network. After receiving a complaint from T-Mobile about interference to its 700MHz LTE network in Brooklyn, New York,…
AMD sending out free processors to resolve firmware flashing Consume-22

AMD sending out free processors to resolve firmware flashing Consume-22

Enlarge / An original Ryzen die; this one doesn't have a GPU so it should work with any firmware. Well; this one won't, it's been etched to expose the die so that it could be photographed.Fritzchens Fritz reader comments 106 Share this story So you want to build a PC using AMD's new Ryzen processors…