Hitchhiking robot may hit the road again in 2016

HitchBOT, the Canadian hitchhiking robot, may have a second act. The immobile robot that relied on the kindness of strangers to get from Marblehead, Massachusetts, to the Exploratorium in San Francisco, California, only made it as far as Philadelphia when one of those strangers violently destroyed it. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. …

Firefox bug could secretly upload your files, so update your browser now

Attention, Firefox users: Stop what you’re doing and update your web browser. An exploit discovered on Wednesday could potentially search your local files and upload them to a server that appears to be in Ukraine, according to a blog post Mozilla published on Thursday. The company strongly recommends users update to the Firefox 39.0.3 or …