Last week, a group of computer hackers called D33ds Company launched an attack on Yahoo, seizing passwords and other login information for some 450,000 users and posting it online. Yahoo confirmed the attack, though it said that less than 5 percent of the logins were valid, then announced on Friday it had fixed the flaw that allowed the attack in the first place. Over the weekend, with little in the way of new news in the tech sector, the Yahoo hack has been talked about all over the Web, with a few people blaming Yahoo, but the vast majority asking the question: “Who still uses Yahoo, anyway?”
Just five months after its launch, Nintendo is reportedly slashing the price tag on its 3DS portable gaming device, presumably due to the company's disappointment with the unit's sales. Ninetendo announced on Thursday the price will drop from the current suggested retail of $249.99 to just $169.99 on August 12th in the US. In Japan, meanwhile, the discount will be even steeper, at 10,000 yen (about $127).
Irvine, California-based Vizio issued a press release on Monday promising a new line of products expanding on its Theater 3D TV model. The release boasts an entire line of 3D HDTVs with passive glasses ranging in size from 22-inches to 71-inches.
Japan-based video game giant Nintendo has released a health warning concerning the 3D functionality on its soon-to-be-released gaming console, recommending children under the age of seven not play with it to prevent possible damage to their eyes.