Lost at CES

CES is in full swing in Las Vegas this week, and the show for all things high-tech — from gizmos and gadgets to cars and entertainment gear — has attracted attendees from around the world. The first CES, or “Consumer Electronics Show” as it originally…

Samsung Debuts Sleek Galaxy Chromebook

Samsung on Monday introduced a high-end Galaxy Chromebook at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. The new model could serve as an extension of the company’s smartphone lineup and spawn a premium device demand in the category. Samsung aims to position it as the company’s flagship…

Cybersecurity 2020: The Danger of Ransomware

Ransomware tops the list of cybersecurity threats for 2020. While there have been efforts to convince individuals, corporations and municipalities not to pay ransoms, the simple fact is that whenever one is paid, the attack becomes a success that encourages cyberthieves to try again. Ransomware…

OxiCool: Pure water is refrigerant to help cool homes

An air conditioning system that offers zero emissions, cools the house with water and is powered by natural gas was getting attention this week at CES. Jenny McGrath, Digital Trends, wrote about the “giant reflective cube” on the show floor. From that cube, coolant is…

NASA’s Lucy mission confirms discovery of Eurybates satellite

NASA’s Lucy mission team is seeing double after discovering that Eurybates, the asteroid the spacecraft has targeted for flyby in 2027, has a small satellite. This “bonus” science exploration opportunity for the project was discovered using images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field…