Hackers hijack Fast Company, send obscene push alert through Apple News

Many Apple News users received a push notification Tuesday containing racist and obscene language, the result of a hack. The offensive message came in a push alert around 8:18 pm Eastern from the account of business news magazine Fast Company, adding that “Thrax was here.” It was unclear exactly who Thrax was, or how many … Read more

Microsoft Has a New Trick for Keeping Your Password Safe

Photo: wachiwit (Shutterstock) Your PC’s password is not something to be shared lightly. It’s the keys to your kingdom: From work, to social media, to banking, your whole world is likely accessible from your Windows machine. as a result, Microsoft is start us to not be idiots who will hand our passwords over to anyone … Read more

These 20 stocks in the S&P skidded as much as 21.5% during another brutal week for the market

Another difficult week for US stocks ended with shares of oil producers sliding and Ford Motor Co. tumbling further on concerns over supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX, -1.72% fell 1.7% on Friday for a one-week decline of 4.6%, as investors continued to fret about the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases to temper inflation. Among components … Read more

Steam Has New Sales & Popularity Charts, And They’re Great

Image: valve People like to buy games from and play games in Steam, but anyone interested in really poking around the site (like us, it’s our job) has two things they want to know: which games are selling the most copies, and which games are being played the most. Valve’s new “Steam Chartspage puts all … Read more

YouTube Reviewer Videogamedunkey Wants To Sell Games, Too

The biggest critic in gaming is getting into publishing. Jason “video game dunkey” Gastrow announced in his latest YouTube video that he and his wife, Leah Gastrow, will run a new indie label called Bigmode dedicated to discovering and evangelizing the best games that haven’t even been made yet. “I’m sick of sitting on the … Read more