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Acer's Swift 7 is the world's thinnest laptop, making yours look huge
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:41:32 -0500
Acer's Swift 7 is the world's thinnest laptop, making yours look hugeAcer's Swift 7 is the thinnest laptop in the world.
HTC's Vive Pro and wireless adapter make me want to love VR again
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:10:35 -0500
HTC's Vive Pro and wireless adapter make me want to love VR againHTC and Valve’s Vive was the first virtual reality headset that really made me jump on the VR hype train. Not only could you escape into virtual worlds, but thanks to its motion tracking sensors, your movement in the real world was translated into the digital. Like Facebook’s (FB) Oculus Rift, the Vive’s display resolution made individual pixels clearly visible in certain situations, killing any sense of true immersion.
Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant duke it out at CES 2018
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 08:36:47 -0500
Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant duke it out at CES 2018CES 2018 had more than its fair share of wacky items and compelling gadgets, but one of the biggest trends to emerge, once again, from the popular tech expo was voice-enabled devices. And, of course, it was all about Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
The weirdest tech of CES 2018
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:04:13 -0500
The weirdest tech of CES 2018Here are seven items at CES 2018, some of which address legitimate use cases and some of which may be closer to mad-scientist territory.
Sennheiser co-CEO: Why we're betting on AR and VR with 3-D audio
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:02:44 -0500
Sennheiser co-CEO: Why we're betting on AR and VR with 3-D audioAt CES 2018, Sennheiser announced two new products that focus on recording or playing back 3-D audio.
Honda wants to prove robots can help you, not kill you
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:23:31 -0500
Honda wants to prove robots can help you, not kill youHonda wants to change your perception of robots. And it's hoping to do so with four new concept robots.
Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in an unnamed city
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:17:04 -0500
Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in an unnamed cityAt CES 2018, Ford announced it is working with a city in which it will operate its self-driving cars. The automaker wouldn't identify the city but did say how autonomous vehicles can change the way people live.
Intel wants this drone to fly you around
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:04:23 -0500
Intel wants this drone to fly you aroundIntel is betting that Volocopter 2X will be one of the first passenger-carrying drones to operate in the U.S. A prototype of the pilotless two-seat helicopter-like drone was shown off at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.
AMD CEO on chip security flaws: ‘We're absolutely all over this’
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:15:17 -0500
AMD CEO on chip security flaws: ‘We're absolutely all over this’AMD CEO Lisa Su told Yahoo Finance that the Austin, Texas-based computer and graphics chip company is quickly working to resolve and address a recently-discovered security flaw that affects AMD computer chips.
Nvidia went all out for PC gaming at CES 2018
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:09:39 -0500
Nvidia went all out for PC gaming at CES 2018Nvidia rolled out a slew of updates for its GeForce line of gaming products at CES 2018 including massive computer screens and cloud game streaming.
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Facebook races to wipe out election meddling before 2018 midterms as it admits to failings
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:30:53 -0500
After Russian interference that rocked the 2016 presidential campaign, Facebook admits the giant social network can be bad for democracy.
Netflix reels in customers after price hike, sending stock to new high
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:32:48 -0500
Original shows like 'Stranger Things' keep subscribers coming, and streaming more, even at higher monthly costs.
Amazon Go: lines form in Seattle to be among the first to try checkout-free shopping
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:15:36 -0500
Amazon's checkout-free convenience store Amazon Go opened Monday morning in Seattle to crowds of press and the curious.
Rupert Murdoch: Facebook should pay media companies for news on social network
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:54:48 -0500
Facebook should pay media companies for trusted news sources that appear on the social network, media mogul Rupert Murdoch said Monday.
Russian Twitter accounts push #releasethememo conservative meme, researchers say
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:09:29 -0500
The purported Russian activity references a secret congressional report about President Trump's allegations that he was wiretapped by the Obama administration.
Fox joins NBC, CBS by bidding for NFL's next 'Thursday Night Football' package
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:06:23 -0500
NBC and CBS also vying to again carry 'TNF' games.
Google's self-driving cars are coming to Atlanta
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:34:53 -0500
The news lands not long after the southern city got word that it is also a finalist to host Amazon's new $5 billion headquarters.
Amazon Go: see inside Amazon's new store without a checkout line
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:44:15 -0500
20 handy things you didn’t know Google Photos could do
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:23:12 -0500
Unlimited backups for all your photos, build a photo book, make an animation,
Facebook to let users rank what news sources are trustworthy
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:57:03 -0500
Facebook will prioritize quality sources, and it will determine what's quality through surveys.
Federal scientists call for research in controversial geoengineering
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:45:14 -0500
The U.S. government office that oversees federally funded climate research has recommended studies into two areas of geoengineering research, marking the first time scientists in the executive branch have formally called for studies in the controversial field.
U.S. solar power industry braces for tariffs
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:25:43 -0500
The US solar power industry says tariffs on solar panels from China under consideration by the Trump administration could lead to the loss of 88,000 of the industry’s 260,000 jobs. (Jan. 23)
Inside Amazon's smart, cashier-less store
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:21:39 -0500
Amazon opened its artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle on Monday. (Jan. 22)
After Tinder mistake, freshman emails every Claudia on campus
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:17:12 -0500
The Missouri State University freshman meant to swipe right, but he swiped left and lost an initial chance to connect on Tinder.
Foolish Take: VR, video games will lead U.S. entertainment industry growth
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:34:31 -0500
The growth of the gaming sector will keep outpacing the rest of the entertainment industry.
Trump's 30% tariff on imported solar panels may cost jobs
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:10:13 -0500
Two solar panel makers had complained about cheap foreign imports
Creating clouds to stop global warming could wreak havoc
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:45:51 -0500
To counteract global warming, humans may someday consider spraying sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere to form clouds — and artificially cool the Earth.
Love SoulCycle? You can spin while working with this discounted biking desk
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:25:04 -0500
Look ridiculous in your home office today and you could look great by this summer.
Lunar trifecta: Supermoon, blue moon and lunar eclipse all in one week
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:27:43 -0500
The full moon on January 31st will combine three rare lunar events for the first time in 150 years.
You can get All-Clad cookware at an incredible price right now
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:54:33 -0500
Use the code "ALLCLADVIP" to access amazing cookware at incredible discounts in All-Clad's first 2018 VIP Factory Seconds sale.
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Crypto-cash boom prompts graphics card rationing
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:29:39 GMT
Graphics-card makers seek to limit sales of hardware as crypto-coin miners snap up supplies.
Intel tells users to stop installing chip patches
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:31:42 GMT
The chip maker tells customers to stop installing patches for two serious flaws that expose key data.
Hawaii missile alert standdown delayed by forgotten log-in
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:58:21 GMT
Hawaii's governor says a failure to remember his Twitter details delayed a corrective message.
Alstom testing automated freight train in the Netherlands
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:30:45 GMT
The automated freight train can travel 100km without driver intervention.
Kim Dotcom sues New Zealand government for damages
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:01:42 GMT
Kim Dotcom says New Zealand is liable for destruction to his business and property.
Netflix tunes into subscriber surge
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 23:52:59 GMT
The streaming service adds more than 8 million members in the last three months of 2017.
Apple's Tim Cook keeps nephew off social media
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:28:24 GMT
Tim Cook criticises social media as providers face demands for tougher regulation.
S Korea bans anonymous cryptocurrency trades
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 05:30:18 GMT
The move is aimed at preventing cryptocurrencies being used for crimes such as money laundering
Rupert Murdoch: Facebook should pay for news
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 23:27:08 GMT
Rupert Murdoch says newspapers are not being properly paid by the social network for their content.
Overwatch pro player suspended over homophobic slur
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:25:45 GMT
Felix Lengyel has been suspended by the Overwatch league and Dallas Fuel, and fined $2,000.
Boing Boing blog sued over Playboy centrefolds link
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:03:49 GMT
The pornographic magazine wants damages for linking to a pirated gallery of centrefolds.
HQ Trivia app launches UK version
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:34:39 GMT
The live quiz app is popular in the US, but analysts have questions about its business model.
L'Oreal hijab model pulls out of campaign after backlash
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:09:49 GMT
Beauty blogger Amena Khan apologises after tweets she wrote in 2014 are branded as 'anti Israel'.
Only one in four trust social media, says survey
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:41:54 GMT
Two-thirds of Britons think platforms like Facebook and Twitter should be more tightly regulated, according to a survey.
Amazon's checkout-free store opens
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:49:53 GMT
Amazon opens its first grocery store without cashiers to shoppers in Seattle on Monday.
Net firms 'better' at removing hate speech, says EU
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:08:58 GMT
The European Union says that 70% of material deemed to be offensive is removed within 24 hours.
Data-stealing spyware 'traced to Lebanon'
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:09:01 GMT
Nation-state malware dubbed Dark Caracal uncovered by security researchers.
Thousands hit in OnePlus credit card hack
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:48:00 GMT
About 40,000 customers of OnePlus could have had card details stolen in the attack by cyber-thieves
TalkTalk most complained-about broadband provider
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:34:40 GMT
The Post Office came out worst for landline services and Vodafone worst for mobile services.
Apple hit with complaint by South Korean consumer group
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:22:35 GMT
A South Korean consumer group has filed a complaint against Apple over iPhone slowdown.
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