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Galaxy S8 face recognition already defeated with a simple picture...
Ars Technica | 2017-03-31 15:30 UTC
Face unlock feature once again defeated with anything resembling owner's face.
By viper1 on 2017-03-31 16:29 UTC
Google Pixel 3 Already Has Smartphone Makers Worked Up: HTC, LG And More Reportedly In The Running...
Tech Times | 2017-03-31 16:09 UTC
The Google Pixel 2 line will come from HTC later this year, but smartphone makers are reportedly racing already for the chance to make the Pixel 3 due in 2018. Potential partners include HTC, LG and more, according to a new report.
By viper1 on 2017-03-31 16:29 UTC
Tech firms to set up forum to tackle online terrorist propaganda following crunch talks with Amber Rudd...
The Independent | 2017-03-30 19:31 UTC
Major international technology firms have announced they will set up a cross-industry forum to tackle online terrorist propaganda following a crunch meeting with the Home Secretary Amber Rudd. The commitment from Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter, c
By djanssen on 2017-03-30 19:37 UTC
Lint for Shell Scripters...
Hackaday | 2017-03-30 02:00 UTC
It used to be one of the joys of writing embedded software was never having to deploy shell scripts.But now with platforms like the Raspberry Pi becoming very common, Linux shell scripts can be a bi...
By aphrodite on 2017-03-30 03:00 UTC
Why Apple is cracking down on 'free' apps...
Mashable | 2017-03-30 02:42 UTC
Apple is making more moves to clean up its App Store.
By aphrodite on 2017-03-30 02:58 UTC
The Galaxy S8 can double as a pretend desktop...
Engadget | 2017-03-29 15:00 UTC
The road to the perfect phone-desktop hybrid is littered with the carcasses of ambitious failures -- just look at Microsoft's Lumia 950 and Motorola's Atrix. Still, that isn't stopping Samsung from giving it a go with a new dock for the Gal
By viper1 on 2017-03-29 15:38 UTC
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S7: here's what's upgraded...
TechRadar | 2017-03-29 15:10 UTC
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has arrived, but should you buy it or are you better off sticking with last year's effort?
By viper1 on 2017-03-29 15:36 UTC
Samsung announces its newest flagship, the Galaxy S8 and S8+...
Ars Technica | 2017-03-29 15:16 UTC
Samsungs latest flagship has an all-new design with slim bezels.
By viper1 on 2017-03-29 15:36 UTC
Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ are gorgeous—but far from perfect...
Mashable | 2017-03-29 15:26 UTC
Samsung's flagship Galaxy S8 and S8+ Android smartphones are here and they've got bigger curved screens, faster performance and the Bixby AI assistant.
By viper1 on 2017-03-29 15:36 UTC
What does Australia's solar energy future look like?...
ABC Australia | 2017-03-29 04:03 UTC
Large-scale solar looks to be on the cusp of an Australian boom. The country has had a record-breaking year in the construction of major solar projects, and the trend is predicted to continue.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-03-29 04:22 UTC
Particle Bonanza: CERN Discovers Five Subatomic Particles...
Tech Times | 2017-03-28 14:25 UTC
CERN scientists discovered five subatomic particles, which were excited states of Omega-c-zero, a baryon particle comprising two quarks and a charm quark. The excited states were carrying more energy than the standard particle of Omega-c-zero.
By ceres on 2017-03-28 16:04 UTC
Heres Why Some US And UK Airlines Are Banning Electronics, Gadgets From Flights...
Tech Times | 2017-03-28 14:33 UTC
The recent ban on electronics larger than smartphones, as upheld by some U.S. and UK airlines came without sufficient reason. Recent reports, however, have now shed light on the possible cause of the ban.
By ceres on 2017-03-28 16:04 UTC
Johnny Depp signs on to play John McAfee in a film of his life...
The Inquirer | 2017-03-28 15:11 UTC
Fear and Loathing in Belize
By ceres on 2017-03-28 16:03 UTC
Robots hurt US employment and wages, says new study...
CNET | 2017-03-28 15:23 UTC
The National Bureau of Economic Research released a new paper examining the effects of robots on US employment, and it doesn't look good.
By ceres on 2017-03-28 16:03 UTC
Scientists Successfully Turn Spinach Leaf Into Heart Tissue...
Tech Times | 2017-03-27 16:31 UTC
A team of scientists successfully transform a simple spinach leaf into heart tissue. The interdisciplinary teams success could solve bioengineerings long-standing human tissue regeneration problem.
By ceres on 2017-03-27 17:16 UTC
Oz companies fume as Enetica outage enters its second day...
The Register | 2017-03-24 15:17 UTC
Hosting service's access to .au registry suspended Australian web service firm Enetica has provoked consternation among customers frustrated about a prolonged outage now entering its second day.…
By viper1 on 2017-03-24 16:21 UTC
Solar Panel Production Made Easy With New Photovoltaic Ink...
Tech Times | 2017-03-24 15:30 UTC
Adding a fresh leg up to technologies seeking to replace silicon in solar panels, a photovoltaic perovskite ink has been created which dries up in a minute at 100C on any surface, paving for cost-effective mass production.
By viper1 on 2017-03-24 16:20 UTC
Here's what Apple had to say about those WikiLeaks files on hacked Macs and iPhones...
Mashable | 2017-03-24 02:34 UTC
Apple has responded to the latest crop of WikiLeaks documents.
By ceres on 2017-03-24 02:44 UTC
Here's All the Proof You Need That Technology Is Utterly Transforming Our Society...
futurism.com | 2017-03-22 06:01 UTC
AI, VR and 3D printing are among the hottest areas in technology today.
By intuz on 2017-03-22 06:01 UTC
Court: Claiming you forgot your decryption password can be contempt of court...
Digital Trends | 2017-03-21 20:27 UTC
A US Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Pennsylvania has upheld a ruling that found that refusing to decrypt a hard drive for police, even if youve forgotten the password, is considered contempt of court. The post Court: Claiming you forgot your decryption
By ceres on 2017-03-21 21:42 UTC
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