TIME Magazine named Apple's iPhone the most influential gadget of all time in a list published Tuesday, which included a variety of tech products from the likes of Sony, IBM, HP and other big-name players.
Picked by TIME editors, the "50 Most Influential Gadgets of All Time" runs the gamut of tech products, from home computers to game consoles to portable electronics. A few of the companies — and most devices — are no longer in existence, but their impact has rippled through to industry contemporaries, some of which made it on the list themselves.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, the one that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed is allowing the government to obtain the metadata of every phone call to and from the United States, approved every surveillance request from US authorities in 2015.
Hackers looking to break into companies could do so with the help of a $350 device that can be purchased online from Amazon or eBay, new research shows. By taking advantage of the way most employee ID badges work, hackers could simply manufacture counterfeit access cards that would work just like the original badges.
Researchers from RedTeam Security showed Tech Insider how easily it is to clone an access card belonging to any employee by simply roaming around. The hackers did not have to steal personal information belonging to that person and instead used a much simpler trick.
Marcher Madness continues with a new, stealthier iteration of the Marcher banking malware targeting Android users in Australia.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is calling for the U.S. government to establish a better framework of laws to create a “new equilibrium” between the privacy of personal data and the need for national security.