John Pierce

Here’s how to see Tesla’s self-driving event today

Tesla is about to hold an “Autonomy Investor Day” today at its headquarters in Palo Alto, California. The event was slated to start at 2PM ET (but is running a little late), and you can watch it above or at this link. The event comes two days before Tesla is due to report its financial…

Microsoft Paint to stay part of Windows 10 after all

Microsoft had been planning to remove its popular Paint app from Windows 10, but the company has now reversed course. The software maker had been warning Windows 10 users for months that Paint would be removed, and those warnings vanished in the latest May 2019 Update (1903). “Yes, MSPaint will be included in 1903,” says…

Microsoft teases its Edge web browser for macOS

Microsoft first released its Edge Chromium browser as early Canary and Dev builds on Windows last month. While Windows 10 users can test the new browser, Mac owners have been waiting to hear more details about when Edge will be available on macOS. Microsoft doesn’t have any solid dates to announce just yet, but the…

Budget Your Google Play Investing With this New In-App Setting

Screenshot: Brendan Hesse (Google Play Store)One of the best things about apps is their affordability. Often, mobile apps can do things that desktop or web-based software and service can, but at fractions of the price. Even in-app purchases and monthly subscriptions for premium versions of some apps are usually minuscule—often no more than a cup…

Hundreds of Orpak gas station systems can be quickly hacked, thanks to hardcoded passwords

Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency says a popular gas station software contains several security vulnerabilities that require “low skill” to exploit. The advisory, posted by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), gave the Orpak SiteOmat software a rare vulnerability severity rating of 9.8 out of 10. Orpak’s SiteOmat systems monitor the amount of fuel stored…