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 2017-03-28 23:06 

Ars Technica

Despite Clean Power Plan rollback, utility execs say coal isnt ascendant... +

Natural gas, wind are still energy sectors darlings, according to 600 executives....

 2017-03-28 22:53 

GeekWire

How to boost women in business? There ought to be a law, Richard Branson says... +

To boost women’s status in business, Virgin billionaire Richard Branson says the United States and other countries should follow Norway’s lead and require corporations to put more women on their boards or else. Having 40 percent women repres...

 2017-03-28 22:48 

The Next Web

Uber’s first diversity report is an important step to fixing its lackluster reputation... +

Amid numerous scandals — including but not limited to prostitution, sexism, and some shady software use — Uber has made a bid for transparency by releasing its first diversity report. To sum up, 15-percent of Uber’s technical workers — and 36-percent of i...

 2017-03-28 22:42 

The Next Web

These are the Congressmen who voted in favor of selling your internet data... +

After voting in favor of repealing Obama administration FCC guidelines protecting consumer privacy on the internet, all that’s left to kill your online privacy for good is President Trump signing it into law. Spoiler alert: he’s expected to do just that. ...

 2017-03-28 22:37 

CNET

Russian hacker pleads guilty for get-rich-quick botnet... +

Malware was used to compromise thousands of computer servers around the world and generate millions in fraudulent payments....

 2017-03-28 22:30 

Tom's Hardware

'Narcosis' On The Oculus Rift: Prepare To Be Terrified... +

Honor Code Inc released "Narcosis,"; which is a first-person psychological horror game that takes place in the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. The game becomes truly frightening within minutes of starting the experience. I didnt last much longer than that....

 2017-03-28 22:27 

CNET

Urbanears launches new Chromecast-enabled WiFi speaker line... +

Everything you need to know about the Urbanears Stammen, including impressions and analysis, photos, video, release date, prices, specs, and predictions from CNET....

 2017-03-28 22:25 

Techdirt

Consumer Broadband Privacy Protections Are Dead... +

Last week, the Senate voted 50-48 along party lines to kill consumer broadband privacy protections. That vote then continued today in the House, where GOP lawmakers finished the job, apparently happy to advertise how ISP campaign contributions consistentl...

 2017-03-28 22:25 

Digital Trends

Microsofts Office 365 update for March focuses on Excel, OneNote, and Visio... +

Microsoft has built a pattern of blogging about those new features along with its latest Office products. For March, the company released a major new feature to Excel, some OneNote improvements, and better Visio integration. The post Microsoft’s Off...

 2017-03-28 22:23 

Engadget

US House votes to let ISPs sell your browser history... +

With a slim majority of 215 to 205, the US House of Representatives just passed a resolution rolling back FCC privacy regulations. Approved last year, the rules required that ISPs get your explicit permission before selling "sensitive data" like...

 2017-03-28 22:22 

The Register

Robots are killing jobs after all, apparently: One droid equals 5.6 workers... +

So much for the utopian techno future, according to this study Industrial robots are depressing wages and increasing unemployment, according to a paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, a private, non-profit, non-partisan research org...

 2017-03-28 22:09 

GeekWire

Want a window seat overlooking UWs famed cherry blossoms? Just tune into this YouTube live stream... +

There are plenty of pretty sights to take in around Seattle, but for about a week near the endof March, few are prettier than the quad at the University of Washington when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. If you can’t get away from work or mak...

 2017-03-28 22:08 

TechCrunch

Facebook pivots into Stories... +

In its biggest change in a decade, Facebook is evolving from text and link-focused sharing to the visual communication format its admits ...

 2017-03-28 22:04 

TechCrunch

Evie teams up with Verizon to launch a new search experience next to your Android home screen... +

Evie is bringing its app search technology to a new location on your phone. The startup has partnered with Verizon to launch a new product called AppFlash......

 2017-03-28 22:03 

Digital Trends

Veldt Luxture: Our first take... +

We wear a fitness tracker and although it collects plenty of data, it doesn't always tell us what to do with it. The Veldt Luxture, a hybrid smartwatch, may change all that with its innovative Life Rhythm feature. The post Veldt Luxture: Our first take ap...

 2017-03-28 22:01 

Gizmodo

Congress Just Gave Internet Providers the Green Light to Sell Your Browsing History Without Consent... +

The House of Representatives voted today repeal rules preventing internet service providers from selling their customers web browsing and app usage data without explicit consent. The Senate passed the same bill last week, which means the only obstacle tha...

 2017-03-28 22:00 

TechCrunch

The House just voted to let internet providers sell your browsing history... +

Less than a week after the Senate voted to empower internet service providers to freely share private user data with advertisers, the House has weighed in,.....

 2017-03-28 22:00 

TechRadar

Download files quickly and easily with uTorrent... +

How to use uTorrent to download large files more efficiently....

 2017-03-28 21:59 

CNET

Perfect Blend Pro review:... +

The Perfect Blend Pro would be a good addition to the kitchen of a novice cook who needs help and calorie counts for smoothies and more. Everyone else should save a few bucks and stick with a regular kitchen scale....

 2017-03-28 21:59 

Engadget

Google's iOS app comes with its GIF-friendly keyboard on the side... +

It's no secret that Google is hoping to make its own lineup of search, navigation and email apps the go-to services for Apple users. The folks in Mountain View have even gone so far as to introduce new features in iOS apps months before rolling them....

 2017-03-28 21:58 

The Next Web

9 of the best Facebook Stories filters that put Snapchat to shame... +

Facebook rolled out its big totally-not-Snapchat feature, ‘Stories,’ to all mobile users today. And the filters are fucking amazing! When you take a Story photo, you have a number of filters you can layer over your face, kinda like Snapchat. Unlike Snapch...

 2017-03-28 21:58 

ZDNet

Congress just obliterated Obama-era rules preventing ISPs from selling your browsing history... +

The rules, which were set to go into effect but were blocked by a Republican-controlled FCC chairman, were ruled on in Congress, nuking them from ever going into effect....

 2017-03-28 21:58 

Gizmodo

These Flip Flops Are 'Smart' for the Dumbest Possible Reason... +

Shoe brand Hari Mari has a new line of flip flops done in partnership with baseball glove maker Nokona. These arent just any flip flops, though. They have a special chip inside of them that makes them smart. Allegedly....

 2017-03-28 21:57 

Ars Technica

For sale: Your private browsing history... +

Congress passes bill allowing ISPs to sell customer Web surfing data....

 2017-03-28 21:56 

CNET

How to connect Lifx bulbs to Google Home... +

Among 12 new smart home integrations with Google Home is Lifx -- but don't go deleting your IFTTT applets just yet....

 2017-03-28 21:53 

Gizmodo

One Engineer Is Trying to Get IBM to Reckon With Trump... +

Daniel Hanley, a cybersecurity engineer at IBM, doesnt want to be the center of attention. When I asked to take his picture outside one of IBMs New York City offices, he told me that he wasnt really into the whole organizer profile thing....

 2017-03-28 21:51 

The Verge

MLB At Bat lets you change its icon to your favorite team on iOS 10.3... +

A new feature in iOS 10.3 allows apps to request permission to change their icons after theyve been installed, and the latest version of MLB.com At Bat and the NHL app are taking full advantage of......

 2017-03-28 21:49 

PC Magazine

Google Home Now Controls More of Your Home... +

Support for smart locks, TV remotes, light bulbs, and more comes to the Google Home speaker via Google Assistant. ...

 2017-03-28 21:48 

Mashable

Donald Trump is now your last hope for the most basic internet privacy rules... +

Go ahead and assume that everything you do online is being tracked and sold without your knowledge. ...

 2017-03-28 21:48 

Mashable

This Swedish ad perfectly mocks the hype around self-driving cars... +

Swedish public transit agency Vsttrafik released a slick video parodying the hype surrounding self-driving cars in an effort to promote its bus service. ...

 2017-03-28 21:47 

Mashable

Sorry, Lyft, but being less awful than Uber doesn't make you 'woke'... +

No matter what your president John Zimmer says. ...

 2017-03-28 21:47 

The Register

US Customs sued for information about border phone searches... +

Would you mind telling me what you're doing with my phone? US Customs and Homeland Security are being sued to get them to hand over the rules by which people have their electronic devices seized and searched at the border.…...

 2017-03-28 21:47 

Mashable

What we know about Elon Musk's plan to go full super villain and play with your brain... +

Elon Musk launched a company to implant AI in your brain, but how's he going to make it happen?...

 2017-03-28 21:45 

CNET

David Cameron may have lobbied for Uber while PM... +

New emails suggest David Cameron's office may have lobbied for Uber to then London Mayor Boris Johnson....

 2017-03-28 21:45 

VentureBeat

Watch us slither along on Switchs Snake Pass... +

You would think that you can't do much new with the 3D platforming genre, but theSumo Digitaldevelopment studio has done so ... by taking jumping, one of the genre's core game mechanics, out of it.You would think that you cant do much new with the...

 2017-03-28 21:45 

CNET

David Cameron may have lobbied for Uber while PM... +

New emails suggest the office of the former UK prime minister may have lobbied London Mayor Boris Johnson on behalf of the ride-hailing service, says a Daily Mail report....

 2017-03-28 21:41 

Digital Trends

Pico app makes smartphone film photo emulation sleek and simple... +

If the clean, sterile aesthetic of your digital smartphone photos isn't to your liking, Pico is a simple little app that will give you the look of old film stocks with the snap of the shutter. The post Pico app makes smartphone film photo emulation sleek...

 2017-03-28 21:41 

Techdirt

California News Publisher Files SLAPP Suit Against Competing Online Publisher... +

In the news and publishing world, there tends to be pretty strong support for protecting free speech and, in particular, strong anti-SLAPP laws. After all, news publishers, are (unfortunately!) frequently targeted in SLAPP suits that are designed solely t...

 2017-03-28 21:38 

Engadget

Immigration chat bot can help you with the H1-B visa... +

When Visabot went live last November, the Facebook Messenger-based artificial intelligence attempted to simplify the US visa application process and help many people skip the fees associated with a visit to an immigration lawyer. At the time, however......

 2017-03-28 21:37 

TechRadar

Samsung Cinema Screen upgrades movie theaters with 4K HDR... +

Say goodbye to film grain, Samsungs making a massive 4K HDR display that will replace traditional projectors....

 2017-03-28 21:37 

Computerworld

Intel digs in to keep Moore's Law alive... +

The landmark Moore's Law observation, which is now more than 50 years old, keeps shapeshifting as the physical challenges of making smaller chips mounts.Many scientists agree that Moore's Law is dying, but Intel is clinging on to it for dear life. It has ...

 2017-03-28 21:32 

The Register

Federal Police toss nbn™ under a bus over leaks to Senator... +

'Who leaked the leak? Not us', claim feds, 'talk to them' The Australian Senate's Committee of Privileges decided yesterday that documents seized from former Senator Stephen Conroy and a staffer last year are covered by parliamentary privilege, and can't ...

 2017-03-28 21:31 

Digital Trends

What is dead may never die: A broken N64 is turned into a Nintendo Switch dock... +

According to various Nintendo Switch owners on the internet, some docks are leaving permanent scratches on the plastic screen of the device. One custom solution is this Nintendo 64 mod from Youtuber Tettzan Zone. The post What is dead may never die: A br...

 2017-03-28 21:30 

TechCrunch

Someone recreated The Offices Dunder Mifflin in explorable 3D and I love it... +

The Office is one of two shows that we have on near-constant rotation in our house at this point, our Netflix subscription is more of a subscription to.....

 2017-03-28 21:29 

TechRadar

Oh snap: Facebook adds Snapchat-like filters and Stories... +

Facebook goes all in on a new suite of features for sharing your goings-on with friends that looks a little...familiar....

 2017-03-28 21:27 

eSecurity Planet

CASB 101: How Cloud Access Security Brokers Can Make Your Data More Secure... +

Companies are moving sensitive data to the cloud, increasing the need to secure that data. One popular approach is called a cloud access security broker, or CASB. Find out more about CASB technology and products here....

 2017-03-28 21:25 

CNET

House pulls the plug on internet privacy rules... +

Consumer advocates say the move means broadband providers will sell your browsing history to the highest bidder. Industry groups say it preserves competition....

 2017-03-28 21:22 

Engadget

PGA will test shot distance trackers on three tours... +

Not surprisingly, the PGA has been hesitant to let golfers use distance trackers on the course. In theory, they take all the challenge out of picking the right club. The association isn't stuck in its ways, however. Officials have announced that they...

 2017-03-28 21:20 

VentureBeat

What AI companies can learn from airline autopilot... +

Only a few weeks ago, I was living in my blissfully ignorant AI-will-eat-the-world bubble. Then I realized things were not always so blissful.Only a few weeks ago, I was living in my blissfully ignorant AI-will-eat-the-world bubble. Then I realized things...

 2017-03-28 21:20 

GeekWire

Amazon exec shares secrets of companys culture, tries unsuccessfully to keep his talk secret... +

Amazon offered a rare glimpse inside its culture on Tuesday at an entrepreneurship conference in Seattle but also asked more than 600 attendees to keep the information shared by high-ranking executive Steve Kessel to themselves. Asyou can see from the tw...

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