Workout data from Polar shows we should work smarter, not harder

Fitness wearable manufacturer Polar analyzed data collected from user workouts and it indicates that runners can improve their speed and efficiency by adopting a heart rate-based training program rather than…

Microsoft dumps a 40-foot data center to the ocean floor off Scotland’s coast

Microsoft’s Project Natick enters phase two by dropping a 40-foot prototype data center 117 feet below the ocean surface near Scotland’s Orkney Islands. It contains 12 racks playing host to…

Someone hacked MyHeritage and never used 92 million members’ data

Popular DNA testing service MyHeritage said on Monday that a third-party security researcher discovered a file on a private server outside MyHeritage’s network that contained email addresses and hashed passwords.…

Report: Facebook gave other companies access to user data; FB disagrees

The New York Times claimed Facebook had data-sharing agreements with major device makers including Apple and Samsung. Facebook disagrees, saying users’ permission was always required before partners could access data.…