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 2018-02-21 17:08 

Help Net Security

Afraid of AI? We should be...

Not (yet!) of a sentient digital entity that could turn rogue and cause the end of mankind, but the exploitation of artificial intelligence and machine learning for nefarious goals. What sorts of AI-powered attacks can we expect to see soon if adequate de...

 2018-02-21 17:03 

The Next Web

This cloud computing service runs Windows on Mac and Overwatch on smartphones...

French cloud computing startup Blade today announced its Shadow PC service is available in California, marking the company's entry to the US market. With it, you can run Windows 10 on a Mac or play competitive shooters online using your smartphone and...

 2018-02-21 17:03 

The Next Web

Cryptocurrency News 2/21/2018...

Editor's note: The following column is written as intentional satire and may or may not have deliberate or undeliberate errors. What happened everyone. What happened?! Cryptos go to the toilet God damnit we were all doing so well, and now Bitcoin is d...

 2018-02-21 17:00 

VentureBeat

Blade's Shadow cloud gaming PC starts shipping in California...

Blade is launching a cloud-gaming service dubbed Shadow in California today. The service enables any mobile device or computer, including a small hardware device dubbed the Shadow, to log into the ......

 2018-02-21 17:00 

VentureBeat

Google launches Cloud IoT Core service out of beta...

Google Cloud today launched its service for managing connected electronic devices out of beta. Cloud IoT Core offers a system for managing the connection of internet of things (IoT) devices, like s......

 2018-02-21 16:56 

CNET

Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV's 'Viewing Suite' lets you take it all in...

It's just a set of chairs built into the cargo area, but I'm surprised nobody's done this before....

 2018-02-21 16:55 

Mashable

Reviews find 'Annihilation' twisted, gripping, and mostly satisfying...

If you were disappointed by the promised sci-fi thrill and star power of something like Cloverfield Paradox , you might be in luck with Alex Garland's Annihilation , due in theaters on Friday. The Ex Machina director returns to the genre, this time wi...

 2018-02-21 16:54 

The Register

Make H when the sun shines, and H when it doesn't....

German boffins design solar reactor that, er, works at night Researchers in Cologne, Germany have successfully demonstrated a solar reactor known as CONTISOL , which promises to be able make hydrogen day and night while running on little more than air and...

 2018-02-21 16:51 

Ars Technica

Review and interview: Brass Tactics finally brings true RTS to VR...

At launch, serious issues loom, but it's otherwise the most compelling RTS in years....

 2018-02-21 16:51 

The Next Web

Only the rich can get richer off cryptocurrencies...

I'm guilty. I'm guilty for making fun of people betting obscene amounts of money on cryptocurrency because I know I'm safe. I've personally only put in money that I can afford to lose. When I see someone put $25,000 on Bitcoin, I laugh, bu...

 2018-02-21 16:51 

Mashable

Powerful New York Times ad calls out lawmakers funded by the NRA...

The New York Times has "all the news that's fit to the print" — and all the ad spreads too. Gun control groups Everytown for Gun Safety and Mom's Demand Action for Gun Sense joined forces and purchased a two-page ad in the New York T...

 2018-02-21 16:50 

BBC

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Bezos-backed 10,000 Year Clock now under construction...

The cuckoo only comes out once a millennium....

 2018-02-21 16:49 

TechCrunch

Vectra raises $36M for its AI-based approach to cybersecurity intrusion detection...

With the trend of growing cybercrime showing no indication of abating, a startup called Vectra that has built an artificial intelligence-based system called.....

 2018-02-21 16:48 

CNET

Netflix 'Lost in Space' reboot teaser hints at disaster...
 2018-02-21 16:47 

USA Today

[ Technology ]

Billy Graham gave a TED talk 20 years ago on faith and technology...

Rev. Billy Graham was a skilled orator, with a 1998 TED talk on faith and technology among his speaking highlights....

 2018-02-21 16:46 

Mashable

'Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet' might help those who want to stay in Wakanda...

T'Challa finally got his very long overdue (get your sh*t together, Hollywood) standalone movie this February with Marvel's new movie Black Panther . The good news is that the movie has already broken a ton of records, with a $427 million worldwid...

 2018-02-21 16:45 

TechCrunch

Snapchat responds to the Change.org petition complaining about the app's redesign...

Snapchat has posted an official response to users who signed a petition on Change.org asking the company to reverse its controversial update, which people say.....

 2018-02-21 16:44 

TechCrunch

This is the tech that NFL players are excited about in 2018...

With the NFL season now over, players finally have time to focus on their passions and side projects, which can be anything from an externship on Capital Hill.....

 2018-02-21 16:39 

GeekWire

Conservative group's ad attacks 'corporate welfare' deals with Amazon in HQ2 cities...

The center-right millennial advocacy group, Generation Opportunity, is targeting Amazon in a new ad that will run in the U.S. cities vying for the company's second headquarters. The ad criticizes Amazon for seeking government incentives from cities ea...

 2018-02-21 16:36 

Ars Technica

The FCC’s net neutrality rules will officially expire in late April...

Repeal will hit Federal Register tomorrow, and take effect 60 days later....

 2018-02-21 16:32 

Techdirt

Germany's Speech Laws Continue To Be A Raging Dumpster Fire Of Censorial Stupidity...

Germany's new law, targeting hate speech and other unpleasantness online, is off to a roaring start. Instead of cleaning up the internet for German consumption, the law has been instrumental in targeting innocuous posts by politicians and taking down ...

 2018-02-21 16:31 

Engadget

Netflix's 'Lost in Space' reboot premieres April 13th...

Netflix's Lost in Space remake has been a long, long time in coming (word broke of it back in 2015), but it's finally here... almost. The streaming service has revealed that the sci-fi show will debut on April 13th, 2018, and has offered a teaser ...

 2018-02-21 16:30 

Hackaday

3D Printed Skateboard Mount for Bikes...

[Matt Obal] had a problem. The local skatepark was too far to skateboard, but close enough to bike. Carrying a skateboard on a bicycle is a rather awkward (and unsafe) maneuver. [Matt's] answer to the......

 2018-02-21 16:26 

BetaNews

Wireless routers seen as essential as smart devices take off...

The wireless router is the number one technology US consumers can't live without for more than day, according to managed services provider iQor. A working router is necessary for consumers to enjoy smart devices and the connected lifestyle, including ...

 2018-02-21 16:24 

Mashable

Heavy metal figure skater performs to AC/DC on the ice...

While we're all content to watch Winter Olympics figure skating set to tasteful classical music , every so often someone comes to mix up the formula. SEE ALSO: Figure skating wins gold in the sexual tension Olympics Ivette Toth of Hungary hit the ice ...

 2018-02-21 16:24 

AP

Technology companies, banks lead gains for US stocks...

Gains in technology, banks and industrial companies drove U.S. stocks higher Wednesday as investors sized up the latest company earnings news. Consumer goods companies lagged the most. The latest g......

 2018-02-21 16:22 

PC Perspective

AMD goes after $15B embedded space with two new embedded processors...

Continuing its expansion of bringing modern processor and graphics designs to as many of its targeted market segments as possible, AMD announced today two new families that address the embedded processor space. The company has already seen double-digital ...

 2018-02-21 16:19 

Engadget

PlayStation profiles are now available on the web...

PlayStation is putting your user profile on the web. Head over to the PlayStation website today and you'll find a new tab in the upper right corner that says "My PlayStation." Click it and you'll see what looks like a classic Facebook prof...

 2018-02-21 16:15 

Digital Trends

Get ready to change the way you type with this wearable keyboard...

The Tap Strap is an amazing wearable keyboard that turns gestures into taps, so you'll never need to touch your keyboard or touchscreen to type out a text message or email again. The post Get ready to change the way you type with this wearable keyboar...

 2018-02-21 16:15 

Gizmodo

Hackers Steal Millions by Ditching Malware to Sidestep Security...

Employing sophisticated scams involving social engineering, email phishing, and the harvesting of employee passwords, attackers have pilfered millions of dollars from some of the world largest corporations—all while bypassing traditional hacking saf...

 2018-02-21 16:13 

The Next Web

Got questions for a cryptography expert? Iddo Bentov is joining us on TNW Answers...

How did you first get into cryptography? Will Bitcoin end in centralization? What exactly is an Instantaneous Decentralized Poker? Ask all this and more to Cornell University's resident cryptography expert, Iddo Bentov. Bentov is a Postdoctoral Associ...

 2018-02-21 16:11 

The Register

Intel hurls Spectre 2 microcode patch fix at world...

Mitigation for chip design vuln For the second time of asking, Intel has issued microcode updates to OEMs that it prays says will mitigate the Spectre variant two design flaw impacting generations of CPUs spewed out over previous decades.......

 2018-02-21 16:10 

Mashable

Android P may prevent background apps from accessing your camera...

The next major version of Android, for now referred to as "Android P" until Google comes up with a dessert-inspired code name, may have a new feature to help protect your privacy. An Android Open Source Project commit , spotted by XDA-Developers ,...

 2018-02-21 16:10 

PC Perspective

Qualcomm signs major carriers and retailers for Always Connected PC launch...

With availability scheduled to begin next month, Qualcomm is prepping for its final push to prepare the market for what it believes is a revolutionary product category for the PC market. Just before the mobile media and analysts focus attention on Mobile ...

 2018-02-21 16:09 

The Inquirer

Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR headset reference design...

VR may be niche but the big tech firms aren't letting it go...

 2018-02-21 16:08 

Mashable

Donald Glover helped punch up jokes in 'Black Panther'...

Excited for Black Panther ? So are we. Which is why we're rolling out obsessive coverage with Black Panther Week . Although he didn't appear in Black Panther , renaissance man Donald Glover was still able to leave his mark on Marvel's latest s...

 2018-02-21 16:08 

Engadget

Netflix orders animated series from team behind 'Bojack Horseman'...

Netflix is getting another animated series from the team behind Bojack Horseman. Called Tuca & Bertie, it centers on two 30-year-old birds -- Bertie, an anxious songbird, and Tuca, a more carefree toucan. The two are friends, living in the same a......

 2018-02-21 16:06 

BGR

Amazon just made shopping at Whole Foods even cheaper for Prime members...

Amazon has announced the latest phase in its push to get Prime members into Whole Foods, and it's good news for anyone who already has Amazon's Rewards Visa credit card. Prime members w......

 2018-02-21 16:04 

ZDNet

DataTorrent: Hard code around streaming data philosophy in 90 days...

We give you streaming data applications in 90 days, no matter what. And we'll do anything, including building on our closest competitor's engine, to deliver....

 2018-02-21 16:03 

USA Today

[ Technology ]

Here are Amazon's 5 best deals you can get right now...

Looking for tax software, an affordable robot vacuum, helpful kitchen gadgets, smart home accessories, or portable speakers? Lucky you! They're all on sale on Amazon today....

 2018-02-21 16:03 

CNET

Tesla's cloud service hacked to mine cryptocurrency...

The vulnerability has already been addressed, thankfully....

 2018-02-21 16:01 

Engadget

Volvo adds the V60 wagon to its car subscription service...

If you're interested in a car subscription from Volvo, but you're not a fan of SUVs, the Swedish automaker just announced that its new V60 wagon will be available with the service called Car by Volvo....

 2018-02-21 16:00 

VentureBeat

Newzoo: Esports could hit 380 million fans and $906 million in revenues in 2018...

Global esports revenues will grow 38 percent to $906 million in 2018 and further grow to $1.65 billion by 2021, according to a new annual report on esports by market researcher Newzoo. North Americ......

 2018-02-21 16:00 

GeekWire

Early-bird tickets on sale for the 2018 GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit, board of advisors announced and speaker submissions opened...

The Seattle region sits at the epicenter of cloud computing. And that's why we're excited to formally announce the return of our biggest technical conference: The 2018 GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit. Taking place June 26-27 at Meydenbauer Convention C...

 2018-02-21 16:00 

Android Central

Best External Monitors for your Chromebook...

Because sometimes you just want to go big; plug into one of these monitors for that desktop feeling.Chromebooks are perfect on-the-go computers for a lot of people, but sometimes you just want to sit down, relax, and do your thing with a big display. That...

 2018-02-21 16:00 

The Next Web

Apple's new HomePod is here...and we wanna give you one — FREE!...

All you've got to do to take home one of these babies is enter the Apple HomePod Giveaway for your chance to be the proud owner of a new first generation Apple HomePod, a $349 value....

 2018-02-21 16:00 

IEEE Spectrum

Aadhaar, India's Biometric ID System, Gets Its Day in Court...

With a billion people registered, India's Supreme Court weighs in on how these 12-digit IDs can be used...

 2018-02-21 15:59 

Ars Technica

Preservation or theft? Historians, publishers argue over “dead” game servers...

DMCA exemption fight shows mistrust over limited...

 2018-02-21 15:58 

ZDNet

Apple readies two new iPads for release: Report...

Recently, rumors suggested Apple wouldn't release a new iPad until later this year -- but that may have been wrong....

 2018-02-21 15:57 

Mashable

'Jeff Session' captures hearts after Trump misspelled his own attorney general's name...

Early Wednesday morning, President Trump tweeted something sensible, rational, and good for America. Jk. Responding to recent developments in Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign's association with Russia, the president's Twi...

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