Intel’s CEO sold off $39 million in stock after company was told about security flaw

January 9, 2018

Intel CEO Brian KrzanichImage: Getty Images Intel’s CEO reportedly sold $24 million worth of company stock and options after being informed of a serious security flaw in its chips — but before the flaw became publicly known.  The stock sale was first reported by Business Insider. SEE ALSO: The most useless gadgets of 2017 In late 2017, Brian Krzanich, who has been chief executive of Intel since May 2013, sold…


This cryptocurrency is blowing up. But it’s not currency

January 2, 2018

Image: Getty Images Move over ethereum and litecoin — ripple is suddenly the hot new cryptocurrency.  But ripple is different. It can’t be mined. It can’t be used to go shopping. And it’s operated by a private company. Ripple is still far smaller than bitcoin, the reigning king of cryptocurrencies, but it’s had a remarkable 2017. Ripple has increased by 29,000 percentin the past 12 months, pushing its value to…


Someone’s trying to sell their iPhone X on eBay at a 5,100 percent markup

November 1, 2017

‘Tis the season… to be scalping! Just hours after Apple’s iPhone X went up for pre-order around the world, some asshole has already listed the hard-to-get-your-hands-on “all-screen” device for a whopping $59,999 on eBay. Screw this guy. But also screw anyone who’s stupid and desperate enough to buy it from him. SEE ALSO: Why foldable phones have no chance at succeeding Look, I take no joy in calling anyone an…


Netflix hopes to be entertaining us on grueling flights by 2018

October 3, 2017

The dream life: Netflix on plane TVsImage: Mashable composite: netflix and Nadir Keklik/ap rex/shutterstock In an attempt to expand streaming access (and make traveling more bearable), Netflix is taking flight in 2018. As Variety reports, the company announced at Monday’s 2017 APEX Expo that it’s looking to partner with airline carriers in hopes of sharing its low-bandwidth mobile streaming technology with them to improve in-flight wi-fi speeds. That means you…