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Don't panic, but BBC iPlayer will soon require a login to use its services...
TechRadar | 2017-05-12 13:48 UTC
A new policy will mean that users have to sign in to an account in order to watch or listen to its programming.
By viper1 on 2017-05-12 14:43 UTC
IBM Watson adds voice commands to 'Star Trek: Bridge Crew'...
Engadget | 2017-05-11 10:00 UTC
Ubisoft's Star Trek: Bridge Crew won't just put you in a VR starship when it finally launches. It'll also give you the power to interact with the virtual Starfleet crew with your voice. The company has teamed up with IBM to add Watson'
By ceres on 2017-05-11 14:14 UTC
New York becomes latest testbed for self-driving vehicles...
ZDNet | 2017-05-11 11:11 UTC
If you really want to see how autonomous vehicles cope with traffic chaos, NYC is the place.
By ceres on 2017-05-11 14:12 UTC
HP laptops have been recording users' keystrokes since 2015...
The Inquirer | 2017-05-11 12:34 UTC
Dodgy update turned audio driver 'effectively into keylogging spyware'
By ceres on 2017-05-11 14:09 UTC
Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada...
Phys.org | 2017-05-11 07:11 UTC
Apple announced plans Wednesday for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, doubling its investment and roughly tripling its workforce at the technology campus where company officials expect to hire 100 additional workers.
By ceres on 2017-05-11 13:54 UTC
Yelp stock crashes 30% after earnings...
CNN Money | 2017-05-09 21:35 UTC
Please die already. Wall Street just gave Yelp's latest earnings report a one-star review. Good.
By aphrodite on 2017-05-10 05:48 UTC
Yelp plummets as advertisers revolt...
marketwatch.com | 2017-05-10 05:06 UTC
Yelp said Tuesday it saw a wave of local advertiser departures in January and February, and shares plummeted a shocking 28% as the online-reviews site again lowered its full year outlook.
By aphrodite on 2017-05-10 05:06 UTC, Edited: 2017-05-10 05:48 UTC
Stack Overflow charted the woefully short lifespan of your favorite frameworks...
thenextweb.com | 2017-05-09 15:33 UTC
Charting the stratospheric rise and meteoric fall of these languages and frameworks is Stack Overflow, which today launched a tool that shows you interest in a particular technology over time. It measures interest by the number of questions asked each month. Stackoverflow trends introduction link:
By kynast on 2017-05-09 15:33 UTC
Major Intel Security Flaw Is More Serious Than First Thought...
ExtremeTech | 2017-05-08 11:58 UTC
Last week, Intel disclosed a serious security flaw that could be used to gain remote access to business computers without the OS ever knowing such access had occurred. Now we know the situation is even worse than we thought. The post Major Intel Security
By viper1 on 2017-05-08 13:25 UTC
Our first Galaxy S8 smashed after just five days: How to avoid the same fate...
Android Central | 2017-05-08 12:00 UTC
It's pretty much the worst nightmare of any new phone owner. Just days after you've picked up your shiny new, expensive, state-of-the-art handset, it slides/slips/drops/pinwheels/fumbles its way out of your hands, out of your pocket, off some surface and
By viper1 on 2017-05-08 13:25 UTC
This minimalist cell phone is designed to be as basic as possible...
The Verge | 2017-05-06 21:45 UTC
Smartphones are ubiquitous in our lives: we rely on them to navigate unfamiliar surroundings, look up information, and stay in touch with people with an ever-growing collection of apps. A new,...
By ceres on 2017-05-07 02:35 UTC
Most American households have abandoned their landlines...
Engadget | 2017-05-05 15:34 UTC
A US Health Department study has confirmed that most US citizens have completely stopped using landline phones -- shocking no-one. In a report released today, the government revealed that 50.8 percent of American households are now cellphone-only, wi...
By viper1 on 2017-05-05 16:32 UTC
Does Microsoft now make more exciting computers than Apple?...
Mashable | 2017-05-05 16:02 UTC
On this week's MashTalk, we chat Microsoft Windows 10 S and Surface Laptop, Apple earnings, and review the BlackBerry KEYone.
By viper1 on 2017-05-05 16:30 UTC
Report: H-1B Employers May Begin ‘Recruiting’ Americans after Trump Order...
Breitbart.com | 2017-05-01 20:30 UTC
A new report suggests that the mere threat of President Donald Trump's executive order to investigate abuses to American workers due to the H-1B visa is making U.S. companies rethink their hiring practices.
By viper1 on 2017-05-02 04:13 UTC
7 Ways CEOs Should Engage on Social Media...
entrepreneur.com | 2017-04-29 10:04 UTC
How to use social media to promote your brand without risking your company's reputation
By intuz on 2017-04-29 10:04 UTC
What Trump’s first 100 days have meant for tech, science, and the future...
theverge.com | 2017-04-29 10:04 UTC
In his first 100 days as president, Trump has undermined the open web, put the planet on a course for environmental catastrophe, and sent some truly alarming tweets.
By intuz on 2017-04-29 10:04 UTC
Science finally figured out why your phone battery gets worse with age...
BGR | 2017-04-26 22:26 UTC
Anyone with a laptop computer or smartphone knows all about how batteries lose their capacity over time. The day you bought it, your phone could cruise through the day without issue, but two years
By ceres on 2017-04-26 23:39 UTC
Twitter is growing, but its bank account isn’t...
The Next Web | 2017-04-26 22:34 UTC
Twitter is finally showing signs of life after months — years, even — of flatlining. The social media behemoth today released its quarterly report for Q1 2017, which didn’t, at first glance, look very encouraging. It still can’t seem to turn a profit. Its
By ceres on 2017-04-26 23:36 UTC
A mysterious botnet has hijacked 300,000 devices, but nobody knows why...
ZDNet | 2017-04-26 22:53 UTC
Researchers know what the botnet is capable of but they don't seem to know what it'll actually do.
By ceres on 2017-04-26 23:35 UTC
Exec: Facebook Is Not 'Arbiter of the Truth' Amid Fake News Criticism...
Newsmax | 2017-04-24 14:42 UTC
Amid criticism of spreading fake news, a top Facebook executive said the technology firm does not want to be the "arbiter of the truth" because it sees itself as a platform for social commentary rather than as a publisher....
By aphrodite on 2017-04-26 07:54 UTC
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