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  • Hackers are remotely locking Apple devices and demanding bitcoin payments

    September 22, 2017 10:24 AM 27

    Apple iCloud appears has been used to force activate the 'Find My Device' option. Apple's "Find My Device" is one such tool which, in the past week, may have been abused for financial gain. In recent days, a number of MacBook users have claimed that hackers have been able to access their personal iCloud profiles to lock accounts and demand money

  • Visitors 'help' Pirate Bay mine virtual cash

    September 18, 2017 11:13 AM 25

    The Pirate Bay briefly put code on some of its web pages that used visitors' machines to mine a virtual currency. The hidden code helped the file-sharing site generate coins for the Monero digital currency. The Pirate Bay's administrators said using the code had been an experiment to see whether it could provide a way to end its reliance on ad revenue

  • How Much RAM Does iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus Have? Find Out

    September 18, 2017 9:26 AM 19

    Apple announced the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus on 12 September 2017 at their new Apple Park headquarters. In their own style, they did not tell the world about the RAM and battery on the new iPhones. But Tenaa recently confirmed those specs on the new iPhones. The iPhone 8 comes with just 2GB RAM and a battery capacity of 1821 mAh. The iPhone 8 Plus, on the other

  • SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule successfully returns home from ISS with splashdown in the Pacific Ocean

    September 18, 2017 4:38 AM 16

    The spacecraft's safe return marked the end of SpaceX's 12th resupply mission to the International Space Station. SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft successfully returned home to Earth with a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday morning after spending more than a month aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The Dragon was lifted to the ISS in the SpaceX's

  • How to pre-order the iPhone X and iPhone 8: UK prices and release date revealed

    September 12, 2017 7:20 PM 206 3

    Brace yourselves, the new Apple phone is not cheap The new iPhone X is finally with us and, as should come as no surprise, it is rather expensive. Where last year's iPhone 7 started at £599 if you were to buy it outright, the new X starts at £999. But, to give Apple some credit, you get a lot more for your money - and plenty more than the iPhone 8, also announced

  • Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 photos: Road-legal F1 car, record-setting Bugatti Chiron and more

    September 12, 2017 2:35 PM 150

    IBTimes UK looks at some of the hottest new cars and wackiest concept vehicles at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. No motor show is complete without a ridiculously fast, completely unaffordable hypercar. The Frankfurt Motor Show had the Mercedes-Benz-AMG Project ONE, a two-seat hybrid with over 1,000 horsepower and a top speed of 350kph (217mph). Described

  • FA warns England about Russian hackers at World Cup

    September 12, 2017 8:54 AM 17

    Russian hacking group Fancy Bear has been spotted targeting hotels across Europe to spy on high-profile and wealthy guests. Reports claim the FA would provide its own internet access for players and staff, who would also be instructed not to use social media that could reveal tactical information or details of their location. The FA wrote to FIFA to explain

  • FC Barcelona's new Viber chatbot lets fans vote for Man of the Match

    September 7, 2017 2:00 PM 19

    'BarçaViber' to offer prizes and crown football club's player of the year. FC Barcelona are about to launch an official chatbot for instant messaging and internet calling app Viber that will let the club's fans vote on their man of the match. The BarçaViber chatbot is set to go live on the Catalan giant's public Viber account on 9 September to coincide

  • Star Wars-themed mission patch created for ISS US National Lab will represent all research for 2017

    September 7, 2017 10:29 AM 19

    The patch is shaped like the Millennium Falcon and will feature fan favourited droids as well as the Death Star. America's Centre for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) unveiled its 2017 mission patch at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday (6 September). It will be the official mission patch of all the payloads that will be taken

  • All-electric Jaguar E-Type Zero uncovered

    September 7, 2017 8:00 AM 18

    Jaguar Land Rover Classic reveals electric E-Type Zero prototype, hinting at a future production model Jaguar Land Rover Classic has revealed the latest creation spawned at the firm’s Coventry based classic facility – an all-electric reimagining of the iconic E-Type, dubbed the E-Type Zero. For now the E-Type Zero remains a prototype vehicle, but there’s