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Home Depot Data Breach Affected 56 Million Cards

Home Depot Data Breach Affected 56 Million Cards

By Josh Wolford September 19, 2014

The world’s biggest home improvement store has just given us the specifics on the lengthy data breach it confirmed a little over a week ago. According to the company, the attack put 56 million credit cards at risk. “Criminals used …

Nintendo Unifying Hardware Divisions This Year Nintendo Unifying Hardware Divisions This Year

Nintendo has two amazingly talented hardware divisions that work on home consoles and handheld devices. These teams have come up with some amazing concepts that have taken the market by storm, like the Wii and the Nintendo DS. Now, what …

Google May Be Making Its Own Chromebook Google May Be Making Its Own Chromebook
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The Nexus line of hardware was a major turning point for Google. The search giant and software developer finally made a splash in hardware production. A new report from this morning indicates that Google may also be getting more involved …

The PlayStation 3 Gets Smaller This Month The PlayStation 3 Gets Smaller This Month

Since the first PlayStation, Sony has always released a smaller model of the console. The PlayStation 3 got its smaller model back in 2009. It’s now 2012, and Sony is going even smaller. At the company’s TGS press conference, Sony …

Microsoft Unveils New Keyboard/Mouse For Windows 8 Microsoft Unveils New Keyboard/Mouse For Windows 8

Windows 8 represents a change in philosophy at Microsoft. As the company attempts to take hold of the post-PC consumer market, they have to design hardware to compliment their software. The first Windows 8 hardware to be revealed was the …

Google Talks Googlebot Hardware/Software Google Talks Googlebot Hardware/Software

Google uploaded a new Webmaster Help video from Matt Cutts, which addresses a question about the hardware/server-side software that powers a typical Googlebot server. “So one of the secrets of Google is that rather than employing these mainframe machines, this …

This Generation of Gaming Hardware is Past Its Prime This Generation of Gaming Hardware is Past Its Prime

The XBox 360 is old. Really old. (beat) How old, you ask? The Xbox 360 is so old; when it first came out, rainbows were in black and white. The Xbox 360 is so old; when it first came out, …

That Valve Game Console Might Be Happening After All That Valve Game Console Might Be Happening After All

Valve has been up to something lately. The world famous game developer was rumored only last month to be building a games console to bring PC games to the TV. There was even photographic evidence straight from a Valve employee. …

Wii U Rumored To Cost No Less Than $300 Wii U Rumored To Cost No Less Than $300

Brand new consoles usually contain components that cost far more than the actual price of the console. Microsoft and Sony were both selling their respective current generation consoles at a loss for years while making up for it with game …

New iPad Wi-Fi Problems Could Be Software Related New iPad Wi-Fi Problems Could Be Software Related

I reported last week that Apple was now replacing new iPads that had issues with wireless reception. In a leaked memo it was made clear that Apple wanted the devices back so that it could investigate the cause of the …

Macbook Pro Rumor: Big Redesign Coming This Year Macbook Pro Rumor: Big Redesign Coming This Year

Rumor has it that Apple is readying a massive refresh of its Macbook Pro line, to make them more like the Macbook Air in design. The rumor comes from AppleInsider, which cites “people familiar with Apple’s roadmap”. The publication reports: …

SOPA: Razer Gives A F**k
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Razer, makers of fine PC gaming accessories, has joined the blackout to protest SOPA. In what may be the most blatant protest yet, Razer has posted an image with their staff standing in front of a projector screen with the …

Motorola Mobility: Google to Get Into Baby Monitor Business? Motorola Mobility: Google to Get Into Baby Monitor Business?

Everybody in the tech industry is talking about Google’s pending acquisition of Motorola Mobility, which Google has positioned as a defensive maneuver to protect Android from patent wars with the likes of companies like Microsoft and Apple. While that may …

Will Apple Release iPad 3 in the Fall?
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Apple is entering a new phase for the iPad … competition. On the heels of HP announcing the HP Touchpad today, Daring Fireball blogger John Gruber speculated that Apple could release an iPad 3 about the same time as HP releases the HP Touchpad:

Intel Increases Cable Presence with Purchase of Texas Instruments’ Cable Modem Unit

Intel just announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Texas Instruments’ cable modem unit. Intel says this will enhance its focus on in the cable industry and related markets.

Logitech Talks About its Role in Google TV

Last week at Google I/O, Google TV was announced by the company, along with its launch partners DISH Network, Sony, Intel, Adobe, Best Buy, and Logitech. Just after the unveiling presentation was given, WebProNews spoke with Ashish Arora, the Vice President and General Manager of Logitech Digital Home, about Logitech’s role in the service.

Does Microsoft Want to Take Your Whole PC to the Cloud?
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Microsoft has filed a patent for a "Metered Pay-As-You-Go Computing Experience." The exact words of the filing’s abstract are as follows: