» Crunch Report | Uber’s data breach and Apple’s self-driving cars
23/11/17 04:00 from TechCrunch
 Today’s Stories Uber’s big data breach Facebook to single out election trolls Apple’s self-driving car research FCC issues final draft of plan to kill net neutrality  Credits Written by: Brian Heater Hosted by: Br...

» Amazon's party-ready Echo Buttons are available to pre-order
23/11/17 03:59 from Engadget
The holidays are almost here, and that means you may end up playing a lot of party games with visiting friends and relatives. Amazon might spare you from having to break out yet another board game, though: it just put its Echo Button acc...

» Tesla opens Model 3 order process to non-employees
23/11/17 03:08 from Engadget
Tesla's Model 3 has technically been on the market since July, but only to employees, their family members or people who are tight with the EV maker. Your pre-order hasn't been very useful if you're one of the hundreds of ...

» AWS ramps up in AI with new Rekognition features and consultancy services
23/11/17 01:51 from TechCrunch
 Ahead of Amazon’s AWS division big Re:invent conference next week, the company has announced two developments in the area of artificial intelligence. AWS is opening a machine learning lab, ML Solutions Lab, to pair Amazon mac...

» AWS ramps up in AI with new consultancy services and Rekognition features
23/11/17 01:51 from TechCrunch
 Ahead of Amazon’s AWS division big Re:invent conference next week, the company has announced two developments in the area of artificial intelligence. AWS is opening a machine learning lab, ML Solutions Lab, to pair Amazon mac...

» ‘CoD: WWII’ Thanksgiving double XP event started early
23/11/17 01:49 from Engadget
It's that time of the year when those of us in the US start thinking about what we're thankful for, and game developers are no exception. Starting today (one day early) at 10 AM PT (1 PM ET), Call of Duty: WWII gamers will rece...

» The Mars InSight lander is on track to launch in May
23/11/17 01:19 from Engadget
The InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) lander has passed its last major environmental test ahead of a planned May 2018 launch to Mars. The thermal vacuum testing, or TVAC, lasted two w...

» YouTube tightens rules on kid-related content
23/11/17 01:00 from TechCrunch
 YouTube, that strange stew of the best and worst content on the web, is cracking down on abuse and error relating to kid-focused video. Jokers and questionably ethical creators who targeted kids or used them in their videos will ha...

» The rise of SPACs
23/11/17 01:00 from TechCrunch
 Every few years efforts to redefine the IPO emerge, and as night follows day, investors get hurt and calls for tighter regulatory reform echo in legislative chambers and cable TV studios. The last significant “re-invention...

» How To Comment Out Multiple Lines At Once In Vim Editor
23/11/17 01:00 from Linuxtoday.com
ostechnix: This guide describes three different methods to comment out multiple lines at once in Vim editor.

» This is what transparency looks like without net neutrality
23/11/17 00:44 from Engadget
The Federal Communications Commission's proposal to dismantle net neutrality deletes the past two years of regulatory progress and essentially thrusts the internet back into the mid-1990s. Under chairman Ajit Pai, the FCC plans to r...

» YouTube goes after child-exploiting channels and videos
23/11/17 00:15 from Engadget
There's been a growing trend of content on YouTube that pretends to be kid-friendly, but is anything but. There have also been reports of content creators with incredibly questionable content that some feel borders on child abuse, a...

» How to Set Up Private DNS Servers with BIND on Ubuntu 16.04
23/11/17 00:00 from Linuxtoday.com
BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is the most used DNS software over the Internet.

» Samsung may offer a peek at the Galaxy S9 at CES in January
22/11/17 23:35 from Engadget
You might not have to wait until Samsung's customary spring event to get a look at the next flagship Galaxy phones. A source talking to well-connected leak writer Evan Blass claims that Samsung will preview both the Galaxy S9 and th...

» Containers are Linux - But What About Windows?
22/11/17 23:12 from Linuxtoday.com
ServerWatch:  Chris Wright, CTO of Red Hat discusses the intersection of Windows and Linux containers and how Red Hat now works with Microsoft.

» Algae-based nanobots could diagnose you from the inside
22/11/17 23:11 from Engadget
Nanobots promise a breakthrough in medicine by letting doctors study and treat you without invasive surgery or relatively ineffective drugs. But they face a couple of key problems: it's not easy to steer them to where they're n...

» Apple’s Thanksgiving ad is mostly about the AirPods
22/11/17 23:07 from TechCrunch
 Every year, Apple airs a new ad in the U.S. for Thanksgiving. Compared to other Apple ads, this is less about showing product features and more like a greeting card. This year is no different — you still see a lot of AirPods....

» Head to Verizon stores to protest the FCC's anti-net neutrality plans
22/11/17 22:45 from Engadget
It's highly unlikely that the FCC's latest plan to gut net neutrality won't go through, thanks to chairman Ajit Pai's record of consumer-unfriendly viewpoints and a Republican majority on the Federal Communications Co...

» AltSchool wants to change how kids learn, but fears that it’s failing students are surfacing
22/11/17 22:39 from TechCrunch
 Earlier this week, Business Insider reported that numerous families have grown frustrated with the education their children are receiving at AltSchool, an ambitious San Francisco-based ed tech company that four years ago began open...

» AltSchool wants to change how kids learn, but fears have surfaced that it’s failing students
22/11/17 22:39 from TechCrunch
 Business Insider recently reported that numerous families have grown frustrated with the education their children are receiving at AltSchool, an ambitious San Francisco-based edtech company that four years ago began opening physica...

» Kids judge R2-D2 droids built by Facebook, Google and Fitbit
22/11/17 22:30 from Engadget
Last Wednesday, a group of 24 children from the ages of seven to 12 gathered at Lucasfilm headquarters in San Francisco. They laughed and chattered with excitement, had their picture taken next to the Yoda fountain and squealed at the si...

» DARPA is engineering plants to act as biohazard sensors
22/11/17 22:17 from Engadget
Researchers at DARPA, the DoD's arm that focuses on developing new technology for military application, have long been trying to figure out the best way to transmit timely information, focusing on electronic and mechanical sensors t...

» CodeBlocks - A Free & Cross-Platform C, C++ and Fortran IDE
22/11/17 22:00 from Linuxtoday.com
FOSSmint: CodeBlocks is a free and open-source IDE for C, C++ and FORTRAN development.

» 'Gran Turismo Sport' brings back a classic solo racing mode
22/11/17 21:41 from Engadget
As good as it was for Polyphony Digital to finally reach the PS4 with Gran Turismo Sport, its game modes were a bit of a shock for long-time fans. What about those old-fashioned cups? You're about to get them back. The developers ar...

» Surprise: This $20 home monitoring camera actually doesn’t suck
22/11/17 21:11 from Engadget
Most of the low-end connected cameras you'll find on store shelves will run you at least $50, and more feature-rich options like Amazon's Cloud Cam and Logitech's Circle 2 are north of $100. The prospect of kitting out you...

» Vivaldi 1.13 Web Browser Officially Out with New Window Panel, Better Downloads
22/11/17 21:00 from Linuxtoday.com
Work on Vivaldi 1.13 started two months ago

» Snips lets you build your own voice assistant to embed into your devices
22/11/17 20:59 from TechCrunch
 French startup Snips is now helping you build a custom voice assistant for your device. Snips doesn’t use Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service or Google Assistant SDK — the company is building its own voice assistant so t...

» Facebook will alert you if you liked a fake Russian account
22/11/17 20:46 from Engadget
As part of its ongoing transparency efforts on Russian activity, Facebook today revealed that it will soon let users find out if they liked or followed pages created by the Internet Research Agency between January 2015 and August 2017. T...

» FCC releases the final draft of its proposal to kill net neutrality
22/11/17 20:43 from Engadget
The FCC has released the final draft of its proposal to rollback 2015 net neutrality protections. If enacted, the order would reclassify broadband internet service as an information service and Title II regulations would no longer apply....

» Net Neutrality advocates plan protests for December 7 at Verizon stores
22/11/17 20:35 from TechCrunch
 On December 14, the FCC will vote on whether or not to roll back Obama-era policies protecting a free and open internet. In fact, during yesterday’s announcement of the upcoming vote, the FCC neglected to mention the historic...

» FCC releases final draft of ‘Restoring Internet Freedom,’ which would not do that
22/11/17 20:23 from TechCrunch
 The FCC yesterday announced a December 14 vote on “Restoring Internet Freedom,” an order that, far from restoring freedom to the internet, would allow it to be restricted in new and harmful ways. Actually, when you thin...

» Walmart is testing a self-driving, floor-scrubbing robot
22/11/17 20:22 from Engadget
Walmart has been testing autonomous floor-cleaning robots in five of its stores, LinkedIn reports. The floor scrubber, developed by Brain Corp., is equipped with cameras, sensors and LiDAR to help it maneuver down aisles and around obsta...

» Facebook will show which Russian election troll accounts you followed
22/11/17 20:20 from TechCrunch
 Facebook is building out a tool to show which Facebook Pages or Instagram accounts associated with Russian Internet Research Agency election troll farm you Liked or followed. Launching by the end of the year as part of the Facebook...

» Apple could use machine learning to shore up LiDAR limitations in self-driving
22/11/17 20:06 from TechCrunch
 Apple has a new paper published in Cornell’s arXiv open directory of scientific research, describing a method for using machine learning to translate the raw point cloud data gathered by LiDAR arrays into results that include...

» Minted rolls out an on-demand photography service for around $100 per session
22/11/17 20:00 from TechCrunch
 When you go through a big life event — say a milestone birthday for a parent or a wedding — there are probably going to be a lot of mini-events that happen before and after the big one. But you might not think to hire a...

» How to find the best 4K TV for your space
22/11/17 20:00 from Engadget
There has never been a better time to buy a new TV. Huge 4K sets are cheaper and look finer than ever. Perhaps more important, there are finally a few new technologies that make upgrading from your old set worth it: HDR (high dynamic ran...

» How to Configure Custom Access and Error Log Formats in Nginx
22/11/17 20:00 from Linuxtoday.com
Tecmint: The aim of this guide is to help you understand how logs are generated

» 'PUBG' will be tweaked to add socialist-friendly messages in China
22/11/17 19:43 from Engadget
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been this year's sleeper hit, and it's about to officially be released in China. The rub is, it'll have some pretty significant changes given the country's strict state-mandated ...

» Salesforce keeps rolling with another monster quarter, as it sets $20 billion revenue goal
22/11/17 19:22 from TechCrunch
 Ho hum, Salesforce announced its quarterly earnings yesterday and the news was all good once again with revenue up 25% to $2.68 billion. The company has blown through its $10B yearly revenue goal and has boldly set one for $20B by ...

» TalkTalk TV will go multiscreen next year with new streaming app
22/11/17 19:20 from Engadget
Sky, Virgin Media and BT all offer their customers ways to watch TV beyond the living room. TalkTalk has an app for its rental and purchase store -- formerly Blinkbox, you might recall -- but otherwise it's fallen behind the pack so...

» TiVo wins one of its patent fights with Comcast
22/11/17 19:20 from Engadget
TiVo has good news going into the holiday season: The International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled that Comcast's X1 set-top boxes violate two of TiVo's patents related to setting recordings from a mobile device. As a result,...

» China’s most popular mobile payment app comes to London
22/11/17 19:10 from Engadget
Walk around Camden Market this weekend and you'll notice that many of the stalls now support WeChat Pay. The mobile payment platform — an extension of Tencent's messaging app WeChat — is big in China but alm...

» China’s WeChat Pay comes to London
22/11/17 19:10 from Engadget
Walk around Camden Market this weekend and you'll notice that many of the stalls now support WeChat Pay. The mobile payment platform — an extension of Tencent's messaging app WeChat — is big in China but alm...

» UPS is trialling electric bike trailers in London
22/11/17 19:05 from Engadget
In a bid to lower emissions in the capital and reduce the footprint of its vehicles on the road, global delivery firm UPS has begun trialling a new electric-powered bike trailer on the streets of London. The concept, built as part of the...

» With Ethereum wallets under constant attack, Jibrel Network decided to build their own
22/11/17 19:01 from TechCrunch
 Since blockchain technologies appeared people have been trying to figure out how to put traditional assets like currencies, bonds and other financial instruments on to it in a way which has regulatory compliance and is secure. If y...

» 'Pokemon Go' is making major changes to raids
22/11/17 19:00 from Engadget
Niantic has announced big changes to Pokemon Go raids, designed to even the playing field for trainers at all levels -- and pleasing Magikarp fans in the process. The raid system, particularly EX Raids, has faced criticism because of the...

» 'Pokémon Go' is making major changes to raids
22/11/17 19:00 from Engadget
Niantic has announced big changes to Pokémon Go raids, designed to even the playing field for trainers at all levels -- and pleasing Magikarp fans in the process. The raid system, particularly EX Raids, has faced criticism bec...

» 10 Best LaTeX Editors For Linux
22/11/17 19:00 from Linuxtoday.com
itsFOSS: Once you get over the learning curve, there is nothing like LaTex.

» Xbox's $1 Game Pass includes 'Gears of War 4' and 'Mass Effect'
22/11/17 18:40 from Engadget
If you've been thinking about trying out the Xbox Game Pass, but don't want to risk the normal $10 price, Microsoft has a deal for you. It's offering the first month of membership for $1, giving you access to well over 100...

» UK Budget courts tech sector with $663M in investments in AI, 5G networks and more
22/11/17 18:10 from TechCrunch
 With the UK government continuing to face down criticism over how it is handling plans to remove the UK from the European Union, today the country’s Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered an annual Autumn Budget that underscored...

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