dell

bilionaires

Davos Erupts in Laughter at the Notion of Tech Billionaire Paying More Taxes

Billionaire Michael Dell was caught apparently unaware that the top marginal tax rate in the US used to be as high, and higher, than what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has proposed.
Jordan Pearson
1.24.19
Hacking

Watch a Hacker Install a Firmware Backdoor on a Laptop in Less Than 5 Minutes

This demo shows that “evil maid attacks,” hacks where an attacker has physical access to a target computer, are not as complicated as you may think.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.23.18
e-waste

Check Out These Amazing Sculptures Made From 4,000 Pounds of Old Electronics

Benjamin Von Wong wants to raise awareness about e-waste with his hyperreal sculptures.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.5.18
Inspirion

Dell Made the Least Embarrassing Gaming PC I’ve Ever Seen

Because not all gaming PCs have to look like Weber grills modified for street racing.
Emanuel Maiberg
5.30.17
Hacking

How Criminals Could Hijack Wireless Mice to Hack Computers from Afar

Researchers warn that “billions” of computers are vulnerable, but experts caution that attack is not easy to reproduce or perform at scale.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.23.16
security

Use a Dell? Hackers Can Grab Your Laptop's ID

Scammers could use the code to pose as tech support and gain control of your laptop.
Joseph Cox
11.24.15
short circuit

This Marketing Campaign Shows How Desperate PC Makers Are Getting

This is what disruption looks like.
Nicholas Deleon
10.15.15
Motherboard Blog

Meet the Young Chinese Workers Who Made Your Computer

Foxconn's workers, in general, don't dislike their jobs significantly more so than workers anywhere else, Frederik Balfour cheerily reports in a cover story in "Bloomberg Businessweek".
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.13.10