Oculus and founder sued by Hawaiian head-mounted display startup

A Hawaii-based company called Total Recall Technologies (TRT) is suing Facebook-owned Oculus Rift and its founder Palmer Luckey, saying that Luckey used confidential information he learned from the company in 2011 to build his own head-mounted display. In a complaint filed in the Northern California US District Court¬†(PDF), TRT says that its two partners, Ron […]

Gadget Lab Podcast: Spotify Sings a New Tune

Earlier this week, Spotify announced plans to transform itself into something a lot more than just a streaming music service. The company wants to start hosting video clips, radio stations, live DJ mixes, and podcasts. On this episode, David and Michael go deep into the news, discussing what the implications are not only for Spotify, […]

eBay bug turns phishing email links into malware-stuffed booby prizes

eBay is racing to fix a second serious security flaw that may allow criminals to spread malware through files seemingly hosted by the online tat bazaar. The bug is closely related to an earlier one discovered by David Sopas, a researcher at security firm WebSegura in Portugal. The hole uncovered by Sopas, since closed by […]