Stories by Fred O'Connor

Hackers had access to US security clearance data for a year

Hackers who breached a database containing highly personal information on government employees with security clearances had access to the system for about a year before being discovered, The Washington Post reported on Friday.

Written by Fred O'Connor20 June 15 05:41

Fitbit IPO pumps up the heart rate of investors

Fitbit sprinted into Wall Street in its debut as a public company Thursday, as its shares opened 52 percent higher than the price that the wearables company had set for them.

Written by Fred O'Connor19 June 15 04:20

Microsoft develops version of Minecraft for HoloLens

Microsoft used the E3 conference to show off the gaming capabilities of HoloLens, demonstrating how the augmented reality headset can be used to play a version of Minecraft designed for the device.

Written by Fred O'Connor16 June 15 06:23

The Xbox-Oculus partnership won't harm HoloLens

Oculus VR revealed the final version of its Rift virtual reality headset on Thursday, but the partnership between the Facebook-owned company and Microsoft may have raised some eyebrows.

Written by Fred O'Connor13 June 15 06:06