David Meyer

David Meyer is a writer based in Berlin.
Why Microsoft Just Bought 10 Million Strands of DNA
Science

Why Microsoft Just Bought 10 Million Strands of DNA

It's all about the future of storage.
Wozniak: Apple Should Pay Much More Tax
Apple

Wozniak: Apple Should Pay Much More Tax

The co-founder thinks 50 percent seems fair.
This Promising Uber Rival Just Raised $120 Million
Ridesharing Apps

This Promising Uber Rival Just Raised $120 Million

Cabify is based in Spain but big in Latin America.
Passenger Jet Hits Drone Near London's Heathrow Airport
Drones

Passenger Jet Hits Drone Near London's Heathrow Airport

Pilots were not surprised that the incident occurred.
Hacker Who Stole Nude Jennifer Lawrence Selfies Pleads Guilty
Legal

Hacker Who Stole Nude Jennifer Lawrence Selfies Pleads Guilty

Ryan Collins of Lancaster has been charged with computer hacking for leaking nude selfies of celebrities. He could face 18 months in prison.
Microsoft Will Continue to Support Bitcoin After All
Bitcoin

Microsoft Will Continue to Support Bitcoin After All

There is currently a lot of debate within the community about Bitcoin's long-term technical viability, as the system is designed now.
Google and Red Hat Found a Dangerous, Widespread Bug
Software

Google and Red Hat Found a Dangerous, Widespread Bug

The bug, which dates back to 2008, affects hundreds of thousands of devices and programs that use software derived from the GNU free-software project.
Why Apple Is Going to War Over the FBI's 'Backdoor' Order
Apple

Why Apple Is Going to War Over the FBI's 'Backdoor' Order

The order involves the iPhone 5C that belonged to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwaan Farook.
Google's Internet Balloons Are Landing in Sri Lanka
Google

Google's Internet Balloons Are Landing in Sri Lanka

Project Loon is ready for Sri Lankan trials.
Nostalgic for Old Viruses? The Malware Museum Has You Covered.
Cybersecurity

Nostalgic for Old Viruses? The Malware Museum Has You Covered.

It's perfect if you have a hankering to relive the feeling of seeing '80s and '90s malware, but without the panic they might have caused at the time.
WhatsApp

WhatsApp Becomes First Messaging App With 1 Billion Users

Its user base has more than doubled since Facebook bought it back in 2014.
Uber Plans to Fight $1.3 Million Fine in France
Legal

Uber Plans to Fight $1.3 Million Fine in France

The ridesharing giant was found by a Paris court to havemade 'ambiguous' recommendations to its drivers.
Reports: Foxconn Is Looking to Buy Sharp
Mergers and Acquisitions

Reports: Foxconn Is Looking to Buy Sharp

The controversial Taiwanese manufacturer has reportedly offered more than $5 billion for struggling screen-maker Sharp.