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In Silicon Valley, the homeless illustrate a growing divide...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — In the same affluent, suburban city where Google built its headquarters, Tes Saldana lives in a crowded but tidy camper she parks on the street.
By ceres on 2017-11-07 19:43 UTC
7 job interview mistakes that will derail your chances at companies like Facebook, Apple, and Google...
Don't make these major miscalculations during your job interview.
By ceres on 2017-11-07 19:42 UTC
Google Street View cars drove 100,000 miles to suck up pollution data...
Street View cars have driven 100,000 miles in 4,000 hours to collect data on levels of pollution in California.
By ceres on 2017-11-07 19:41 UTC
iPhone X: How to view your battery percentage...
Well, this is frustrating. There's no longer an option to constantly display battery percentage on the iPhone X thanks to the notch. There is, however, a quick way to sneak a peek.
By ceres on 2017-11-03 18:44 UTC
WordPress users advised to update to version 4.8.3 following discovery of SQL injection vulnerability...
Anyone running a website powered by WordPress is being told to upgrade to version 4.8.3 immediately after the discovery of a serious security issue. The problem -- an SQL injection vulnerability -- affects millions of websites running WordPress 4.8.2 and
By viper1 on 2017-11-02 15:43 UTC
Leading Banks In Using Ripple Blockchain Value Its Speed...
Bank payment specialists starting to use Ripple blockchain make clear to their own executives and regulators that this has nothing to do with bitcoin.
By livefreeordie on 2017-11-02 01:43 UTC
The danger behind Google's free speech monopoly...
Google continues to operate almost completely ungoverned, exercising its massive influence on our politics, entertainment, and culture in an...
By earlybird on 2017-10-31 06:15 UTC
Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt On Fake News, Russia, And “Information Warfare”...
One of the things I did not understand, says Schmidt, was that these systems can be used to manipulate public opinion in ways that are quite inconsistent with what we think of as democracy... “How many Twitter accounts are real people versus non-real people? It’d be useful to know if the thing
By rjx32 on 2017-10-30 20:29 UTC
Coinhive Miners Found in Android Apps, WordPress Sites...
The malicious deployment of in-browser JavaScript-based cryptocurrency mining scripts has continued the past week, and we've seen them reach Android applications on the official Google Play Store, but we've also seen the first mass-deployment as p
By viper1 on 2017-10-30 15:33 UTC
IBM Quantum Computer Beaten Google To Attain Ultimate Quantum Computing Supremacy...
Recently IBM Quantum Computer succeeded in achieving a task previously thought to be impossible.IBM Quantum Computer outranked Google by attaining 56-qubits Quantum Computing supremacy which simulated with only 4.5 terabytes of memory. According to the principal investigator of the IBM study,
By techlog360 on 2017-10-27 07:50 UTC
Korean Banks Sue Newegg, Allege Massive Fraud, 'Classic Ponzi Scheme'...
A major lawsuit claims Newegg, ASI Corp, engaged in fraudulent transactions and built a major Ponzi scheme, defrauding four South Korean banks in the process. The post Korean Banks Sue Newegg, Allege Massive Fraud, 'Classic Ponzi Scheme' appeared
By viper1 on 2017-10-24 15:27 UTC
MakerBot Really Wants You To Like Them Again...
For the last couple years, a MakerBot press release has generally signaled that more pink slips were going to be heading out to the already shell-shocked employees at their NYC factory. But just last ...
By viper1 on 2017-10-23 15:01 UTC
FAA Proposes Worldwide Laptop Ban For Checked Bags on International Flights...
The US Federal Aviation Administration wants the worlds airlines to stop letting passengers put large electronic devices like laptops in checked bags on international flights. The proposal, which will no doubt upset some frequent travelers, will be consid
By ceres on 2017-10-20 15:06 UTC
The next tech bubble will last weeks, not years, and it will be gloriously insane...
A look back at the beginnings of the ICO craze and where it all went wrong.
By ceres on 2017-10-20 15:06 UTC
Finland, home to Nokia and jobless engineers, struggles to fill tech jobs | Reuters...
Finland, whose once-renowned technology sector shed 15,000 jobs with the demise of Nokia's (NOKIA.HE) mobile phone business, is struggling to fill thousands of vacancies for software developers because it lacks people with the right skills.
By ceres on 2017-10-20 15:04 UTC
Google creates AI that can teach itself and isn't 'constrained by the limits of human knowledge'...
Google has developed a computer program that teaches itself. The companys AI division, DeepMind, has unveiled AlphaGo Zero, an extremely advanced system that managed to accumulate thousands of years of human knowledge within days. DeepMind says its the mo
By rjx32 on 2017-10-19 20:52 UTC
FYI Google is shelling out $10k A DAY in court fines for not handing over folks' private email...
Judge rules in battle over seizure of overseas Gmail files Google and the US government are quarreling over just how much money the Chocolate Factory must pay in daily fines while it appeals against a search warrant for email held overseas.…
By rjx32 on 2017-10-19 20:49 UTC
KRACK Vulnerability Impacts Secure Wi-Fi Standard, Leaving Millions of Devices Exposed...
A vulnerability called KRACK affects nearly every Wi-Fi device on the market.
By viper1 on 2017-10-16 16:29 UTC
Microsoft has patched Windows against the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability -- Google will secure Android soon...
Earlier today, news broke about the KRACK vulnerability that affects the WPA2 protocol. Security researchers have warned that the problem affects millions of devices running everything from Windows to Android and Linux. Microsoft has announced that it has
By viper1 on 2017-10-16 16:28 UTC
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