Sci-Hub founder, Alexandra Elbakyan, has been ordered to cough up $15 million in damages to the publisher, Elsevier. Elbakyan has said that the fine won't be paid and that the site will continue.
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Steam's Summer Sale kicked off on Thursday amidst a "test" denial of service attack by CyberTeam. Two products that have received discounts are the Steam Controller (70% off) and Steam Link (30% off).
Opera has launched its very first television advert that will run in Russia, Opera's biggest market. The 30-second ad coincides with the launch of Opera 46 which has UI and stability improvements.
Samsung has begun the mass production of its first IoT-oriented Exynos chip. The Exynos i T200 includes several security features, multiple processors clocked at 320MHz, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
A hacking group, going by the name of CyberTeam, was responsible for Skype's downtime since Monday. The attack appears to be winding down but now they're getting ready to hit Steam with a DDoS attack.
Erik Finman, a teen from Idaho, is now a 'bitcoin millionaire' after accruing 403 bitcoins over the years from what started out as a $1,000 investment into the then fledgling cryptocurrency.
Tesla has hired the OpenAI researcher Andrej Karpathy. Widely recognised as an expert in artificial intelligence, he will become director of AI and Autopilot Vision at the car firm.
The team behind ProtonMail has launched a new VPN service called ProtonVPN. The offering will have one free tier and three paid tiers. It tries to address several problems including logs.
Veronica Belmont is launching a new podcast with Mozilla called IRL. Episode Zero is already online with the first full-length episode due Monday, June 26. The podcast will discuss the web's future.
Amazon has announced Prime Wardrobe. Customers will be able to order between three and 15 items of clothings, shoes, or accessories, to try before buying. The service will be free for Prime users.
Nokia has phased out the Withings brand name for its line-up of health products, and has unveiled new devices, including a low-end weight scale that measures BMI, and a blood pressure armband.
A report into the death of former Navy SEAL, Joshua Brown, who collided with a lorry while in Autopilot mode on his Tesla, shows that he ignored repeated warnings to take over steering the car.
Microsoft and Accenture have teamed up and demoed a blockchain-based identity network as part of the ID2020 initiative. The project aims to give everyone access to a digital, legal ID by 2030.
The popular editing tools, Krita and Inkscape have launched on the Windows Store. The Krita developers took the decision to put a charge on their app to help with development costs of the software.
China's TaihuLight and Tianhe-2 supercomputers have maintained their number one and two spots on the TOP500 supercomputer rankings. The US has been pushed out of the top three after two decades.