Back when Sony’s February PlayStation 4 unveiling concluded without actually showing what the console itself would look like, I actually defended the company. After all, the look of the plastic shell surrounding the new PlayStation hardware didn’t actu…
The Chinese hackers who breached Google’s corporate servers 41 months ago gained access to a database containing classified information about suspected spies, agents, and terrorists under surveillance by the US government, according to a published repo…
We’ve seen automated food dispensers for pets, but none that go so far as to build large plastic screws for dispensing kibble.
This isn’t [Mathieu]‘s first automatic cat feeder; an earlier version used a wheel to dispense cat food in excessively large version. To improve upon his first build, [Mathiu] decided to use an Archimedean screw to dispense food … Read the rest
Contrary to the popular entrepreneurial storyline of meteoric rises and quick massive growth, the Michigan venture capital industry continued to grow at a reasonable and steady pace in 2012.
This lantern was built from recyclable goods. It’s a bit dangerous when used like the image above, but [The Green Gentleman] does give you a few other options in his build instructions which make for much safer operation.
The lantern enclosure is made from old cans and a glass jar. He screwed a couple of boards together at a right … Read the rest
[Chonggang Li] wrote in to share a link to the final project he and [Ran Hu] built for their embedded systems class. It’s called Piano Hero and uses an FPGA to implement a camera-based touch screen system.
All of the hardware used in the project is shown above. The monitor acts as the keyboard, using an image produced by … Read the rest
The campaign is using vulnerabilities in Microsoft software to install the HangOver malware, according to Norwegian security firm Norman Shark .
[Kees] wanted a remote for an XBMC audio system. He had a classic T65 Dutch telephone in one of his project boxes and thought this phone with the addition of a Raspberry Pi he could have a functional media remote with classic lines and 70s styling.
Each of the digits on the phone were wired up to a small solderless … Read the rest
Two-pronged attack hits victims in 100 countries
Government ministries, technology firms, media outlets, academic research institutions and non-governmental organisations have all fallen victim to an ongoing cyberespionage operation with tendrils all over the world, according to researchers.…