Morgan Stanley fined millions for not encrypting hardware

Morgan Stanley has settled with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over claims that the financial services corporation failed to properly protect customer-sensitive data.  As part of the settlement, the company will pay $35 million, but will not admit to being guilty, or deny the findings of the SEC. The SEC found Morgan Stanley failed to protect customer data by poorly handling the decommissioning of some of its storage units. This included apparently hiring a moving and storage company “with no experience or expertise in data destruction services” to…

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DLSS 3 frame rate booster could come to older Nvidia RTX GPUs – but don’t bet on it being soon

Nvidia DLSS 3 is the company’s new take on frame rate boosting for RTX 4000 graphics cards – and it’s exclusively for those incoming next-gen GPUs – but there’s hope that the tech might come to older RTX GPUs at a later date. Well, sort of, though we’re not overly convinced Nvidia will be in a rush here… This comes from something Tom’s Hardware picked up, namely an exchange between the denizens of Twitter and Nvidia’s Vice President of Applied Deep Learning Research, Bryan Catanzaro. It’s theoretically possible that with…

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JBL Quantum 810 Wireless

JBL Quantum 810 Wireless: One minute review The JBL Quantum 810 Wireless is an outstanding headset for PC gamers who want high-quality audio and are willing to pay for it.  It’s packed with features and performs incredibly well, and any PC users looking for one of the best PC gaming headsets in terms of audio fidelity and microphone quality should give the Quantum 810 Wireless serious consideration. The Quantum 810 Wireless features surround sound audio reproduction, a mutable microphone, RGB lighting functionality, and multiple connectivity options. The headset comes complete…

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DLSS 3 frame rate booster could come to older Nvidia RTX GPUs – but don’t bet on it being soon

Nvidia DLSS 3 is the company’s new take on frame rate boosting for RTX 4000 graphics cards – and it’s exclusively for those incoming next-gen GPUs – but there’s hope that the tech might come to older RTX GPUs at a later date. Well, sort of, though we’re not overly convinced Nvidia will be in a rush here… This comes from something Tom’s Hardware picked up, namely an exchange between the denizens of Twitter and Nvidia’s Vice President of Applied Deep Learning Research, Bryan Catanzaro. It’s theoretically possible that with…

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Meta’s Project Cambria VR headset already has a rival in the Pico 4 Pro

Following months of rumors and leaks, ByteDance-owned XR brand Pico finally unveiled its latest VR headsets including the high-end Pico 4 Pro. The Project Cambria to the base Pico 4’s Oculus Quest 2, the Pico 4 Pro model promises to deliver developers, businesses, and regular users a premium VR experience that’s beyond anything that Pico currently offers. According to Pico, the Pico 4 Pro VR headset (which looks a lot like the Pico 4) will deliver on its high-end experience promise by using upgraded specs compared to its base model.…

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Microsoft could be taking aim at Apple’s iMac with the Surface Studio 3

It seems like Microsoft could be preparing to launch the Surface Studio 3 all-in-one PC at an event in October 2022. When invites for the event, which takes place on October 12, 2022, began to land, a lot of focus centered on the possibility of seeing the Surface Pro 9 or Surface Laptop 5. However, as Windows Latest points out, we may see some more niche products from Microsoft, including a possible Surface Studio 3. This rumor comes from a United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) document that was recently…

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Data center outages are now less disruptive – but are costing more

Data center outages can cause havoc for businesses, but they may at least be becoming less common according to a report by the Uptime Institute. In 2022, 60% of data center operators they surveyed said they had an outage in the past three years – down from 69% in 2021 and 78% in 2020  In addition, outages in the “serious or severe” categories fell to 14% in 2022, or to just one in six among those who had an outage in the past three years. What else has changed? However,…

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Gorgeous RTX 4090 models are popping up – but I’m worried about the Pink Tax

The Lovelace GPU series is finally here! Nvidia has finally shown us the goods, revealing the RTX 4090 and two versions of the RTX 4080 at this year’s GTC event, and now we’re getting a taste of all the variants offered by third-party GPU makers such as MSI, Asus, Zotac, and many more.  So, to get in the Team Green spirit, we’re going to do a little round-up of a few new eye-catching variants from the aforementioned manufacturers, as well as what to expect in the coming months. We’ll discuss the…

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What is Intelligencia? She-Hulk episode 6’s mysterious group explained

Full spoilers follow for She-Hulk episode 6. She-Hulk: Attorney at Law episode 6 has arrived on Disney Plus – and the Marvel TV show might have finally introduced us to its primary villain, a mysterious group known as Intelligencia. That’s not all, though. Based on Marvel comics, Intelligencia’s arrival in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) could tie She-Hulk’s Disney Plus show into some upcoming Marvel Phase 5 movies, such as Ant-Man 3 and Captain America 4. We don’t know who is leading this villainous group, but that’s not going to…

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Loved Do Revenge? Here are 5 more twisted teen dramas to sink your teeth into

The internet is going crazy for Do Revenge right now. At the time of writing, Jennifer Kaytin Robinson’s coming-of-age comedy is the second-biggest movie on Netflix, and an altogether larger topic of conversation in various quarters of social media.  Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train, the film follows two students from wildly different social circles, Drea (Camila Mendes) and Eleanor (Maya Hawke), who form an unlikely alliance in a bid to take sweet revenge on the bullies who have ruined their lives.  We described Do Revenge as “Mean…

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