Researchers reveal “KNOB” flaw that affects almost every Bluetooth device

Researchers have found a flaw in Bluetooth’s authentication protocols which can be exploited in a clever, man-in-the-middle attack between two paired devices. The issue affects almost all Bluetooth devices, but fortunately for everyone, there are no signs that it’s been used in the wild so far. A newly discovered vulnerability in the Bluetooth protocol shows […]


Airbnb records 30% growth rate in first-quarter on booking strength: source

Airbnb Inc recorded $9.4 billion in total booking value in the first quarter, up 31% from the year-ago quarter, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, a key number that could help pull in investors as the home-sharing company plans its foray into the public market. The San Francisco-based home rentals company booked […]


USA shows it still has plenty of talent, athleticism, in 90-81 exhibition win against Spain

For the past month, whenever anyone mentioned USA Basketball, the talk was about who decided not to suit up this summer — James Harden, Anthony Davis, etc. Everyone wanted to talk about who Team USA did not have and how much trouble the team was in. It’s time to move on from that topic. The […]


Leaked U.K. memos warn of food and drug shortages in Brexit chaos

Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31, according to The Sunday Times. The newspaper published what it said were three pages worth of “planning assumptions” detailing what the British government expects in the […]