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Twitter and IGN will let you livestream Comic-Con

If you can’t make it out to Comic-Con this year, you can visit vicariously through livestreaming. Twitter and IGN Entertainment will be livestreaming portions of the event, the companies said Thursday. From July 19-22, coverage will include interviews, trailers, behind the scenes footage and, of course, plenty of cosplay. IGN…

How to protect yourself against Petya malware

  Large businesses, electricity suppliers and government agencies around the world are being affected by a strain of malware widely known as Petya. Even a chocolate factory has been hit.   At first, it was believed that it was ransomware, because it essentially locks down an infected computer and a ransom…

Microsoft to acquire cloud management company Cloudyn

Microsoft will acquire Israeli cloud-management tool company Cloudyn, the software giant said Thursday in a blog post. While Microsoft did not disclose Cloudyn’s price tag, it said the acquisition fits in with its efforts in cloud-based services for businesses. Cloudyn’s tools already work with Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform.   Microsoft did not…