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 2017-01-18 19:50 

GeekWire

Outdoors inspires Outsider, a wearable Bluetooth remote on Kickstarter aimed at action sports fans... +

Taking off your gloves on a ski lift to deal with a smartphone or some other device in your pocket is a recipe for spending the rest of the day skiing or snowboarding with bare hands. Leaving the gloves on is a big part of the impetus behind Outsider, a w...

 2017-01-18 19:48 

GeekWire

Still slimming down, Twitter sells its Fabric development environment to Google... +

Google has bought Fabric, Twitter’s application-development environment, for an undisclosed sum, as the latter company streamlines itsbusiness. “We’ve signed an agreement for Fabric to be acquired to Google and for our team to join Googl...

 2017-01-18 19:46 

Mashable

Slack is about to get a lot less confusing with threaded messages... +

Slack just introduced a major update that promises to make conversations easier to follow. ...

 2017-01-18 19:45 

Gizmodo

Scott Pruitt's EPA Confirmation Hearing Was a Surreal Nightmare... +

On Wednesday, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt underwent his confirmation hearing to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. It was a complete mess, occasionally punctuated by the distractingly bright posters and the shouts of protestors just outs...

 2017-01-18 19:43 

TechCrunch

Tech employees protest in front of Palantir HQ over fears it will build Trumps Muslim registry... +

Silicon Valley is no stranger to protests against tech companies. But its unusual when the tech workers themselves protest tech. Such was the case this.....

 2017-01-18 19:43 

The Next Web

Google adds offline search to bypass spotty connections... +

Apparently, Google’s slightly outgrown the internet: The Google app for Android can now search for things without an internet connection. Of course, Google is neither downloading the entire content of the internet nor operating via dark magic. Instead it ...

 2017-01-18 19:42 

CNET

Facebook has a team that handles Mark Zuckerberg's page... +

The billionaire Facebook co-founder and CEO has a carefully manicured public presence, with a team that manages even photos of his baby daughter, according to a new report....

 2017-01-18 19:40 

TechCrunch

Logic Pro Xs latest update turns the Touch Bar into a piano and drum set... +

The new Touch Bar MacBooks were pretty well stocked with first-party software support when they launched last year. One proprietary program that was notably.....

 2017-01-18 19:39 

CNET

'Star Trek: Discovery' casts James Frain as Spock's father, Sarek... +

Production for the upcoming Star Trek show begins next week in Toronto....

 2017-01-18 19:37 

Digital Trends

Microsofts Game Mode may only optimize Windows 10 while recording gameplay... +

Microsoft talked about the new Game Mode in Creators Update for Windows 10 last week, but it's already starting to appear in preview builds. Right now, the feature appears to suspend background services to free up resources. The post Microsoft’s Gam...

 2017-01-18 19:35 

Digital Trends

YouTube in-app messaging goes live in Canada first... +

YouTube's messaging service, previously invite-only, is now live for all Canadian users of the YouTube app on iOS and Android. For the first time, users can share content in private conversations entirely within the app. The post YouTube in-app messaging ...

 2017-01-18 19:35 

Tom's Hardware

Sixas Rivvr Wireless VR Upgrade Kit More Versatile, Cheaper Than Competition; Pre-Orders Open... +

Sixa opened pre-orders for the first run of its Rivvr Wireless VR upgrade kit. Sixas wireless VR solution leverages the companys proprietary streaming technology to compress the VR signal for Wi-Fi transmission....

 2017-01-18 19:30 

Tom's Hardware

Google Explains How It Can Catch Malware Even When Verify Apps Is Turned Off... +

Google's Verify apps can help block known malware infected applications, but sometimes the feature may be turned off. That's when Google uses the "Dead or Insecure" metric to determine which apps are dangerous....

 2017-01-18 19:30 

Gizmodo

This Robotic Exoskeleton Saves the Human Body Precious Energy... +

As machines go, the human body is an extraordinarily efficient one. The way we moveour arm swing, cadence, step lengthis all calibrated to minimize energy consumption, allowing the body to get the maximum mileage out of calories it consumes. But in the bu...

 2017-01-18 19:28 

Gizmodo

CBS Imbecile Just Fanned the Pizzagate Flames for No Reason... +

The past few months have been a whirlwind for members of the media as we ask ourselves difficult questions about an uncertain future. How badly did we get played by Russia? (Very.) What will Trumps America look like? (Bad.) Will the Constitutional rights ...

 2017-01-18 19:25 

PCWorld

US alleges systemic employment discrimination at Oracle... +

The U.S. government says Oracle routinely and systemically pays white men more than women and minorities and that it favors Asian candidates over others in product development and technical roles.The allegations are contained in a lawsuit filed by the Dep...

 2017-01-18 19:25 

PC Perspective

Looking for quality desktop speakers? Perhaps Audioengine's HD3 would fit the bill... +

We have seen a lot of headset reviews but lately there have not been many reviews of desktop speakers which some of us still use. CPCR have offered up a change of pace for those looking for some new stereo speakers with their review of Audioengine's ...

 2017-01-18 19:25 

Digital Trends

Think $5 for a cup of coffee is a lot? How about $10,000 for a coffee maker?... +

The Royal Coffee Maker is a 24-karat gold (or silver) coffee maker that features a balancing syphon brewer made of crystal and semi-precious stone that will set you back a cool $10,000. The post Think $5 for a cup of coffee is a lot? How about $10,000 fo...

 2017-01-18 19:24 

CNET

Bob Seger gives away touching free song to honor Glenn Frey... +

The singers were friends for 50 years before Frey, who co-founded The Eagles, passed away a year ago....

 2017-01-18 19:22 

PCWorld

Modern warfare: Death-dealing drones and ... illegal parking?... +

A cloud of 3D-printed drones big enough to bring down the latest U.S. stealth fighter, the F35, was just one of the combat scenarios evoked in a discussion of the future of warfare at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday.Much of the discussion f...

 2017-01-18 19:22 

CNET

The VR game we need right now was already made 23 years ago... +

Commentary: A virtual-reality remake of the PC classic Tie Fighter makes too much sense to not be a thing....

 2017-01-18 19:20 

GeekWire

Time to dump Windows 7? Microsofts German subsidiary says popular OS does not meet the requirements of modern technology... +

A blog post by Microsoft Germany is urgingusers still hanging onto Windows 7 to make the switch to Windows 10, warning thatthe older operating system isless secure, and harder and more expensive to maintain. The blog post by Milad Aslaner, senior product ...

 2017-01-18 19:20 

TechCrunch

Facebook agreed to pay a lot more for Oculus than we realized; heres why... +

Facebook CEOMark Zuckerbergtestified in a Dallas courtyesterday as part of a lawsuitclaiming that Oculus VR, the startup Facebookacquired for.....

 2017-01-18 19:20 

Tom's Hardware

Geomerics Whitepaper Explains Lighting's Importance To Immersive VR... +

The ARM-owned company interviewed people from the nDreams game development company, Oculus Story Studio film creator, and ARM Enlighten to learn why lighting is vital to immersive VR....

 2017-01-18 19:20 

Engadget

'Final Fantasy XV' tricked me into buying Cup Noodles... +

I should have been turned off by the commercial advertising casually strewn throughout Final Fantasy XV. Coleman logos are plainly visible when the game's heroes set up camp for the night. Billboards for Nissin Cup Noodles line the highways of Eos. I...

 2017-01-18 19:18 

Ars Technica

Newly discovered Mac malware found in the wild also works well on Linux... +

Apple issues MacOS update that automatically protects infected machines....

 2017-01-18 19:15 

Wired

2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record, and Humans Are to Blame... +

2016 was the hottest year on record, setting a new high for the third year in a row, with scientists firmly putting the blame on human activities. The post 2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record, and Humans Are to Blame appeared first on WIRED....

 2017-01-18 19:06 

Digital Trends

Watch an algorithm try to make sense of The Wolf of Wall Street trailer... +

A new project, created by Copenhagen-based creative coding studio Stj, uses an object-recognition algorithm to try to make sense of Hollywood movie trailers. Here's what it understood about The Wolf of Wall Street. The post Watch an algorithm try to make ...

 2017-01-18 19:06 

Ars Technica

Court rules against man who was forced to fingerprint-unlock his phone... +

Unlocking a phone like this "is no more testimonial than furnishing a blood sample."...

 2017-01-18 19:05 

Help Net Security

Samsung SmartCam can be easily hijacked... +

At least one type of Samsung SmartCam cameras can be taken over by remote attackers who just need to know the vulnerable camera’s IP address. The remote code execution vulnerability that can be exploited to perform the attack was discovered by hacke...

 2017-01-18 19:04 

ZDNet

Here's when the Moto Z, Moto Z Play will receive Android Nougat... +

Motorola's latest devices still don't have Android Nougat, but the company has given a timeframe on its eventual release....

 2017-01-18 19:00 

Wired

Soft Robot Exosuits Will Give You Springier Steps... +

Rigid exoskeletons to help the movement-impaired heavy, and they have a hard time aligning with human joints. A soft robotic wearable could be the fix. The post Soft Robot Exosuits Will Give You Springier Steps appeared first on WIRED....

 2017-01-18 19:00 

Tech Times

Morgan Stanley Reduces iPhone Shipment Estimate For 2017... +

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty has forecasted a 7 percent decrease on iPhone shipments for 2017. However, revenue increase for 2018 has now been estimated to grow by 20 percent....

 2017-01-18 19:00 

Tech Times

Malicious Text Message Can Freeze iPhone, iPad Or iPod Running On iOS 10 [Video]... +

iOS is facing a security threat in the form of a malicious text that can be sent to any iPhone on iOS 10. This text causes the phone to crash and freeze for two to three minutes before rebooting itself....

 2017-01-18 19:00 

Gizmodo

This UV-Light Controlled Adhesive Could Help Ordinary Humans Become Spiderman... +

In the future, were all going to be Spiderman. At least, those of us who can afford super-sticky light-controlled wall-climbing spider boots. ...

 2017-01-18 18:59 

GeekWire

UW researchers trace how complex life lost its first chance to dominate Planet Earth... +

Researchers say multicellularlife could have arisenin Earth’s oceans more than 2 billion years ago, only to fall victim to a drop in oxygen levels. That scenario is based on a study of concentrations of the element selenium of sedimentary shale, led...

 2017-01-18 18:59 

Engadget

Slack adds long-awaited threaded messaging feature... +

Slack, the ever-popular communication tool and current darling of enterprise software, is getting a long-awaited update: threaded messaging. As the company writes in a blog post today, threaded messaging is a way to reduce clutter in ever-crowded Sla......

 2017-01-18 18:57 

CNET

Snakes? Spiders? Australia's deadliest animal will surprise you... +

Researchers search through hospital records and discover the dangers of a creature not typically thought of as deadly....

 2017-01-18 18:56 

ZDNet

U.S. Department of Labor files employee pay discrimination suit vs. Oracle... +

Oracle said the lawsuit is politically motivated. The Department of Labor noted that government contracts could be at stake....

 2017-01-18 18:55 

ZDNet

Twitter sells its developer platform Fabric to Google... +

Twitter's acquisition talks went nowhere last year, but the company is slimming down by selling its developer platform....

 2017-01-18 18:51 

CNET

Why do you STILL have a Galaxy Note 7? (The 3:59, Ep. 164)... +

Seriously, we want to know why thousands of people are still holding onto their potentially explosive phones. Also on the podcast, we chat about why governments are so bad at social media....

 2017-01-18 18:49 

CNET

Netflix original 'The Discovery' explores afterlife, existential dread... +

The film, teased in a new trailer and premiering at Sundance, stars Robert Redford, Rooney Mara and Jason Segel....

 2017-01-18 18:47 

GeekWire

GeekWire Deals: Make landing pages in seconds to boost your app with AppLandr... +

When you create a new app, you cant simply sit back and hope that people will find it. To make your app truly successful, you need a strong website that effectively moves prospective users to download it. How do you make the best landing page? Todays Geek...

 2017-01-18 18:47 

Digital Trends

Foxconn may build a new facility in China specifically for Apple prototyping... +

Foxconn is reportedly looking into building a new plant in Shenzhen, China. What for? Apparently, it will be built specifically for creating prototypes for Apple hardware products. The post Foxconn may build a new facility in China specifically for Apple ...

 2017-01-18 18:47 

Mashable

Google Maps will soon get you where you need to go, then help you park... +

If only it could parallel park for us, too....

 2017-01-18 18:47 

Engadget

Twitter just sold its developer platform to Google... +

Fabric, Twitter's developer platform, now belongs to Google. The move was announced on Fabric's blog Wednesday morning and confirmed in a Twitter thread by Sr. Director of Product, Jeff Seibert....

 2017-01-18 18:45 

Mashable

The FAA just settled one of the biggest drone lawsuits ever... +

Though $200,000 isn't a small sum, it's not anywhere close to the $1.9 million first sought by the FAA....

 2017-01-18 18:45 

Mashable

New Pok mon are coming to 'Pok mon Go', datamine suggests... +

All new gen-two evolution items and more were found in the game's code....

 2017-01-18 18:45 

TechCrunch

Facebook replaces its old inbox with the web version of Messenger... +

Just under two years ago, Facebook introduced a web interface for its private chat application, Messenger. Now, Facebook is integrating that same web.....

 2017-01-18 18:45 

Gizmodo

Government Abruptly Kills Proposed Vaping Ban in National Parks but Won't Explain Why... +

Earlier this month, the US National Park Service proposed a ban on vaping in the National Parks. The rule would have expanded the ban on smoking in designated areas to include electronic cigarettes. Today, folks at the NPS had a change of heart. But the a...

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