Month: September 2018

You try walking in a 100-mph winter wind sometime. And bring a crowbar for the ice. Read the article: Ice, wind and lightning: How Mount Washington’s weather watchers survive – https://cnet.co/2R6U5J8 See the gallery: Welcome to Mount Washington, home of the ‘world’s worst weather’ – https://cnet.co/2Om48eV Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the
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A few new gestures adds up to a much easier way of checking things. Google’s new Wear OS watch update is here, and it’s surprisingly good Read the CNET article here – https://cnet.co/2OXcGpy Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter:
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The new Dark Phoenix trailer hit our screens this week, and with Disney’s deal to buy Fox closing in 2019, it’s got everyone wondering when the X-Men will finally meet the Avengers. Let’s break it down and discuss the Marvel release slate for 2020 — which movie do you think will get the first X-Men
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We dunked the iPhone XS in the pool, in the bay and even spilled a few drinks on it to test Apple’s big claims about its durability. iPhone XS drop test: This phone would not crack: https://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-xs-drop-test-this-phone-would-not-crack/ How to use Portrait Mode on the iPhone XS: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/iphone-xs-how-to-adjust-the-amount-of-blur-in-portrait-mode-photos/ iPhone XS vs. iPhone X: Just how much
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The most popular new iPhone model is one of the most expensive, and what the battery, camera and durability tests Join our Apple Core sweepstake for a chance to win a brand new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max. Sign up by October 7th. https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-core-sweepstakes-win-iphone-xs-max/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download
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On Google Search’s 20th birthday, we take a look back at our earliest memories of the internet. (Yes, that includes the family computer too.) Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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The Nest Hello Video Doorbell is an all-weather high-quality video camera with tons of tech packed into a small device. Watch TechRepublic’s Bill Detwiler and Jason Hiner tear one down to see what’s inside. Read CNET’s Nest Hello review: The smartest video doorbell around – https://cnet.co/2xPozGV Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the
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Does the new iPhone XS have a better camera than last year’s iPhone X? We compare them to find out. Read the CNET article here: iPhone XS vs. iPhone X: The camera makes all the difference – https://cnet.co/2Q4Xtmx Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook:
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Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from around the tech world and then the CNET staff will take your questions and comments in the chat. Watch more episodes of 3:59 on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Livestream: https://livestream.com/cnet/events/59… Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/CNET/ Twitch:
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Mayo Clinic People paralyzed because of spinal cord injuries could one day be able to walk again, thanks to an implant that helps send “lost signals” from the brain to leg muscles. In Nature Medicine and the New England Journal of Medicine, research teams report that several patients — all paralyzed from the waist down
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There’s even more weird connections to the future of Harry Potter in The Crimes of Grindelwald.Image: Warner Bros. Trailer FrenzyA special place to find the newest trailers for movies and TV shows you’re craving.   So far, the trailers for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald haven’t so much actually shown us, well, the crimes of
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OYO, the India-based startup that operates a network of budget hotels, has pulled in $1 billion in new funding to grow its business in China and expand into other international markets. The majority of the funding — $800 million, to be exact — was led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund with participation from Lightspeed, Sequoia and Greenoaks Capital. OYO
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French startup BlaBlaCar just released some interesting metrics. The company has reached profitability if you look at revenue between January 2018 and today. BlaBlaCar forecasts that 50 million people will book a ride on BlaBlaCar in 2018, which represents a 40 percent increase compared to 2017. BlaBlaCar is a marketplace for long-distance rides. People driving
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Enlarge / Bloomberg Best of the Year 2017: Powerpacks which will be used to form the world’s largest lithium-ion battery stand on display during a Tesla Inc. event at the Hornsdale wind farm, operated by Neoen SAS, near Jamestown, South Australia, on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg via Getty Images In the first half of 2018, energy sales
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Translation apps are getting better, but they’re still not perfect, particularly for minority languages. Can artificial intelligence and deep neural networks help iron out the glitches? During the World Cup in Russia this summer there was a dramatic spike in the use of Google Translate, the company says, as fans tried to strike up conversations
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It’s been five years since T-Mobile picked up MetroPCS, and now the prepaid service is finally getting a fresh coat of paint. The “PCS” bit is getting the old heave-ho, while the brand’s owners are letting you know who’s boss with the new Metro by T-Mobile brand name. The new name involves some new plans,
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Everyone’s favorite endless, serene snowboarding game just made the leap from mobile to the Mac App Store. Available now for $9.99, Alto’s Adventure for Mac is a desktop port of the side-scrolling snowscape game that’s won hearts and accolades since it first hit iOS in 2015. Earlier this year, the team behind Alto’s Adventure introduced
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Dust off your old Bose 501 speakers. New devices are coming that will give traditional audio equipment a voice. Amazon recently announced a mess of new Echo devices and among the lot are several small, diminutive add-ons. These models did not have a smart speaker built into the devices but rather turned other speakers into
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Following an acquisition by FTD Companies earlier this year for a reportedly small amount of cash, on-demand flower service BloomThat is pausing its services as it works “to figure out how to best integrate BloomThat as part of the FTD portfolio of brands,” the founders wrote to its customers a few days ago. “Before we
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See, snap, sale. In a rare partnership for Amazon, the commerce giant will help Snapchat challenge Instagram and Pinterest for social shopping supremacy. Today Snapchat announced it’s slowly rolling out a new visual product search feature, confirming TechCrunch’s July scoop about this project, codenamed “Eagle.” Users can use Snapchat’s camera to scan a physical object
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As Android hits 10 years of existence, we look back at what was awesome. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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Apple’s Face ID can be frustrating when it fails, but what are the secrets to getting it to work better? Bridget Carey breaks down the tech behind Face ID and shares tricks to help new users. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow
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Facebook Ad Breaks, the social network’s pre-roll and mid-roll video ads, are launching in 21 new countries. Facebook announced that Ad Breaks were generally available last month in five countries: the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Now it’s adding territories in Europe, Latin and South America and Asia to the list.
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Groups of UberEats couriers are continuing to strike over pay and calling for a minimum £5 per delivery fee. Several strikes have been reported in London over the past few days, as well as other UK cities including Glasgow, Cardiff and Plymouth. Late last week Uber revealed a new pay structure which shrinks the per
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China has shut down thousands of websites and online accounts following a three-month campaign against “harmful” content, the state news agency Xinhua has announced. The content, on 4,000 sites, included infringements of copyright and material spreading “improper values, vulgarity or obscenity”, it said. But the purge also appeared to be aimed at platforms offering free
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By Kris Bramwell BBC UGC & Social News When terminal cancer patient Chris Taylor tweeted that he was scared he would not live to see the latest release of his favourite video game, the social media world responded with gusto. His tweet triggered a campaign that saw thousands of well-wishers help him realise his dream
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Apple and Salesforce are both highly successful, iconic brands, who like to put on a big show when they make product announcements. Today, the two companies announced they were forming a strategic partnership with an emphasis on mobile strategy ahead of Salesforce’s enormous customer conference, Dreamforce, which starts tomorrow in San Francisco. For Apple, which is
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India is the new tech outsourcing destination for ride-hailing companies. Southeast Asia’s Grab and Go-Jek both have sizable engineering teams in the country, and now that duo is joined by another billion-dollar company. Careem, which is based in the Middle East and valued at over $1 billion, has entered the fray after it snapped up the
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Women using unregulated websites to find a sperm donor have been harassed and sent photos of miscarriages, the BBC has found. There are strict criteria for NHS artificial insemination and many women say private treatment is too expensive, so they turn to the internet. One woman told how a potential donor she met turned out
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It’s been 10 years since Google took the wraps off the G1, the first Android phone. Since that time the OS has grown from buggy, nerdy iPhone alternative to arguably the most popular (or at least populous) computing platform in the world. But it sure as heck didn’t get there without hitting a few bumps
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Join CNET photographer Andrew Hoyle as he creates a dramatic scene using different lighting and post-production procedures. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm #PhotographyTutorial #OnePlus6 #StudioPhotography
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A broken washing machine or refrigerator can be scary and frustrating. You don’t want a big repair bill or to go without a crucial appliance for too long. Luckily, some appliance problems can be solved easily at home without calling a repairman. Even if you don’t know a thing about repair, many fixes are super
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This week Facebook has launched a major new product play, slotting an algorithmic dating service inside its walled garden as if that’s perfectly normal behavior for an ageing social network. Insert your [dad dancing GIF of choice] right here. Facebook getting into dating looks very much like a mid-life crisis — as a veteran social
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Renaud Laplanche spent ten years building LendingClub. In the process, he created an industry from scratch. Circumventing conventional banking channels for consumer credit began in 1996 when Chris Larsen started E-LOAN, which ultimately led to Prosper Marketplace. But LendingClub, which Laplanche founded in 2007, was and remains the poster child for the business of marketplace
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We dropped the iPhone XS four times on the sidewalk to see how tough Apple’s “most durable glass” really is. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm #iphonexs #iphonex
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Computer historians have staged a re-enactment of World War Two code-cracking at Bletchley Park. A replica code-breaking computer called a Bombe was used to decipher a message scrambled by an Enigma machine. Held at the National Museum of Computing (TNMOC), the event honoured Polish help with wartime code-cracking. Ruth Bourne, a former wartime code-cracker who
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The new Apple Watch Series 4, comes in larger 40mm (left) and 44mm sizes, up from 38mm and 42mm in previous years. Sarah Tew/CNET The newest Apple Watch Series 4 is now available alongside new iPhones, and this year, it’s the product line with a more dramatic story to tell. While the iPhone XS and XS
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In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has “peaked.” Venture capital investors are deploying capital outside the Bay Area more than ever before. High-profile entrepreneurs and investors, Peter Thiel, for example, have left. Rising
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Amazon just announced a ton of new Alexa-enabled products at a surprise event in Seattle, including a redesigned Echo Show, a wall clock, and yes, a microwave. CNET’s Ben Fox Rubin and Ry Crist were at the event and are here to share their thoughts. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new
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Five bucks! Choetech You may think the Apple Store is the best place to find iPhone accessories. It’s not. It’s the expensive place. For example, if you’re the proud owner of a new iPhone XS — or, really, any iPhone that supports wireless charging, from the iPhone 8 on up — you’ll see that Qi (pronounced “chee”)
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Amazon is selling an Alexa-powered microwave oven for $60. It’ll even order food for you with Dash Replacement built-in. Amazon’s Echo devices get redesign on the way to world domination: https://www.cnet.com/news/amazons-echo-devices-microwave-wall-clock-get-redesign-on-the-way-to-world-domination/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter:
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Before digital photography, many images were just snapped and printed once. If that picture became damaged, you had to live with it. Alexiz Connolly, who lives on the Campo Indian Reservation, California, has one such photo – an army portrait of her dad taken in 1977 but now sadly creased and crinkled. On Wednesday she
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Campaign group Big Brother Watch claims that many people who have been wrongly identified by police facial recognition systems still end up in police databases, despite their innocence. On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we hear about growing concerns that governments and law enforcement agencies are collecting biometric data at the expense of privacy.
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This week, Elon Musk and the state of California revealed some galactic ambitions. SpaceX announced its intention to send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa into space as the first lunar tourist. Meanwhile, California wants to do something about global warming whether the White House helps or not…even if it means launching its own satellite. Finally, BMW
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The newly redesigned, larger Echo Show is $100 off when you preorder two. Ben Fox Rubin/CNET Amazon’s big event Thursday yielded a ton of new hardware, including a new version of the somewhat-maligned Echo Show. If the new design appeals to you and you have plans to deploy more than one, there’s a deal to
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Instagram has been criticised after sexually suggestive videos of children were recommended to its users. News site Business Insider found the videos during an investigation into Instagram’s IGTV app. A video featuring a graphic depiction of genital mutilation was also recommended to many users. Instagram apologised and said it had removed the videos from its
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Newegg e-commerce site victimized, a warning about phone mobile bank apps and a digital currency theft from an exchange. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday September 21st. To hear the podcast click on the arrow below: Have you bought anything online from the electronics retailer Newegg in the last couple of weeks? There’s a
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Don’t underestimate the legacy of the original Android phone, the T-Mobile G1. Make sure to read the CNET article: How Google, T-Mobile and HTC got Android off to a crazy, awkward start – https://cnet.co/2NVNnXX Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on
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Video game-streaming service Twitch has been blocked in China. Since 20 September, Twitch’s website has been unreachable from the country and its app has been removed from the local Apple App Store. Twitch has confirmed that it is being blocked but it has not said why the authorities have imposed the restriction. The service was
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The Lincoln Motor Company is reinventing itself. After a generation of MK-thises and MK-thats that struggled to differentiate themselves from high-trim Fords, we got the one-two punch of Continental and redesigned Navigator. These aren’t just a return of proper nameplates, either. Instead, Lincoln finally has some compelling luxury vehicles that don’t just feel like upscale
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Stablecoins, cryptocurrencies tied to tangible assets such as fiat currency, have been gaining more attention recently after two were recently given regulatory approval. Now the security of one is being questioned after a security “backdoor” opening was discovered in its code. The stablecoin in question is the Paxos Trust Co. LLC’s Paxos Standard token or PAX,
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Amazon has unveiled a microwave that can be controlled using its Alexa voice assistant. Our North America technology reporter Dave Lee found out why – and saw what else the company unveiled at its yearly Alexa event at the company’s Seattle headquarters. Follow Dave Lee on Twitter @DaveLeeBBC
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When Cleo, the London-based “digital assistant” that wants to replace your banking apps, quietly entered the U.S., the company couldn’t have expected to be an instant hit. Many better-funded British startups have failed to “break America.” However, just four months later, the fintech upstart counts 350,000 users across the pond — claiming more than 600,000
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Amazon showed off a ton of new Alexa-enabled devices this morning, including new Echo Dots, Echo Auto, and a new high-end Echo Plus smart-home speaker. Read the CNET article for everything Amazon just announced: Amazon Echo Dot, Basics Microwave, Echo Sub – https://cnet.co/2ppvEtS Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app:
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Technological advancement is happening every day, including in the field of unmanned systems. When someone mentions unmanned systems, most automatically think of drones. However, unmanned systems also encompass vehicles on land and sea.  GENIUS NY is in the forefront of advancing unmanned system technology. They realize the potential and impact that drone technology can have
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CNET editors unbox the new Apple Watch Series 4. This is the latest smartwatch from Apple, available on Sept. 21. Standout new features include a larger usable screen and an EKG sensor. Read the Apple Watch Series 4 review in progress: Looking good – https://cnet.co/2OGc2gf Directed and edited by Olivia Geyelin Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV
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Media playback is unsupported on your device GoPro hopes it can tempt film-makers to try its latest camera with the promise of smooth videos without the need for stabilisation equipment. Its Hero 7 Black records “Hypersmooth” steadied clips in real-time. GoPro has posted a loss in all but one of its past 11 quarters, leading
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Alchemist is the Valley’s premiere enterprise accelerator and every season they feature a group of promising startups. They are also trying something new this year: they’re putting a reserve button next to each company, allowing angels to express their interest in investing immediately. It’s a clever addition to the demo day model. You can watch
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The UK government is considering “all options”, including a regulator, as part of new legislation governing the internet. It has previously said it will publish a White Paper in the coming months, laying out its proposals. According to Buzzfeed News, the White Paper will propose a regulatory body similar to Ofcom, which regulates broadcasters and
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Audible has updated its Apple Watch app for watchOS 5, offering support for syncing Audible titles from the iPhone to the Apple Watch and then listening to them via Bluetooth headphones without the need for the iPhone nearby. Users can rewind, pause, or even set a sleep timer directly from the Apple Watch, although downloading
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A Canadian analytics firm that worked for Vote Leave has received the UK’s first formal notice under a key data law, the UK’s data protection watchdog has confirmed. AggregateIQ (AIQ) was accused of processing people’s data “for purposes which they would not have expected”. The firm has appealed against the notice, which was issued by
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Being a cyber crime grass can help dodge the clink LOVE HACKING BUT HATE PRISON? Then become a pseudo-grass and the FBI will let you off. At least that’s the case with the trio of hackers behind the creation and running of the mega botnet Mirai. The three men, Josiah White, 21, Dalton Norman, 22,
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Since the industrial revolution, technology has changed society continually. Largely due to innovations in semiconductor electronics, software and computer technology, the pace of technological development has continued to accelerate over the past 50 years. Personal computers now fit into your pocket. You have access to people and information all over the world through the Internet.
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With the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple introduced a new, larger display. It now has rounded edges and thinner bezels. And the company took advantage of that display to introduce new fire, water, liquid metal and vapor faces. Apple didn’t use CGI to create those faces — they shot those faces in a studio. Many
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Graph databases have always been useful to help find connections across a vast data set, and it turns out that capability is quite handy in artificial intelligence and machine learning too. Today, Neo4j, the makers of the open source and commercial graph database platform, announced the release of Neo4j 3.5, which has a number of
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Bird just announced 10 million scooter rides since launching about one year ago. If this story sounds familiar to you, it’s probably because Bird competitor Lime earlier today announced it surpassed 11.5 million rides across its shared bikes and scooters. Bird, which launched last September in Santa Monica, Calif., currently operates in 100 cities and
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More consolidation is afoot in the world of cloud-based voice services. Today, Vonage — once a VoIP pioneer that today offers cloud-based unified communications and other IP services in the business market — announced that it would acquire NewVoiceMedia, a UK startup that builds cloud-based contact center solutions, for $350 million in cash. Vonage says
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One of the largest life insurance providers in North America will no longer offer policies that do not include digital fitness tracking. John Hancock will now sell only “interactive” policies that collect health data through wearable devices such as a smartwatch. Policyholders can earn discounts and rewards such as gift cards for hitting exercise targets.
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MariaDB, the company behind the eponymous MySQL drop-in replacement database, today announced that it has acquired Clusterix, which itself is a MySQL drop-in replacement database, but with a focus on scalability. MariaDB will integrate Clusterix’s technology into its own database, which will allow it to offer its users a more scalable database service in the long
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Does deeper data produce perfect matches? Facebook is finally ready to find out, starting today with a country-wide test in Colombia of its Dating feature. It’s centered around an algorithm-powered homescreen of Suggested romantic matches based on everything Facebook knows about you that other apps don’t. There’s no swiping and it’s not trying to look
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Bike and scooter company Lime recently hit 11.5 million rides, a couple of months after it surpassed six million rides. This milestone comes just 14 months after Lime deployed its first bikes. Today, Lime is in more than 100 markets throughout the U.S. and Europe. Last December, Lime brought its bikes to a number of European
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Meituan-Dianping (3690.HK) enjoyed a strong debut today in Hong Kong, a sign that investors are confident in the Tencent-backed company’s prospects despite its cash-burning growth strategy, heavy competition and a sluggish Hong Kong stock market. During morning trading, Meituan’s shares reached a high of HKD$73.85 (about $9.41), a 7% increase over its initial public offering
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Livspace, an India-based startup that helps consumers manage home renovations and interior design, has pulled in a $70 million Series C deal that’s led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Growth. Existing investors Jungle Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Helion Ventures also took part in the round, which takes Livspace total funding to date to over $100 million.
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An early look at the newest Apple Watch, the AirPower setbacks and what the reviews are saying about the iPhone XS. Read the CNET article here: The Apple Watch Series 4 takes heart monitoring to next level – https://cnet.co/2xz0DY5 Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on
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After five months in public beta, Google today announced that its Cloud Memorystore for Redis, its fully managed in-memory data store, is now generally available. The service, which is fully compatible with the Redis protocol, promises to offer sub-millisecond responses for applications that need to use in-memory caching. And because of its compatibility with Redis, developers
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Lime is waging a war against the San Francisco Municipal Transporation Agency (SFMTA), claiming that the organization acted with “unlawful bias” and “sought to punish Lime” when it chose not to award the e-scooter and dockless bike startup a permit to operate in San Francisco last month. Lime has sent an appeal to the SFMTA, requesting an “unbiased
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For the Series 4, the Apple Watch gets its first big redesign ever. Here’s everything that’s new and different from the Series 3. Read the CNET article here: The Apple Watch Series 4 takes heart monitoring to next level – https://cnet.co/2xz0DY5 Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like
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A multi-national IT Company is looking for IT Support Engineers for its Bahria Town Rawalpindi Office to manage its Technical Field Operations around the Globe. Requirements: Bachelor in CS/IT/CE or any relevant degree with minimum of 2years of experience in IT Industry. Candidates with CCNA/CCNP & MCSE/MCITP Certifications and having hands-on experience on relevant technology
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The developers behind LLVM, the open-source framework for building cross-platform compilers, have unveiled LLVM 7. The new release arrives right on schedule as part of the project’s cadence of major releases every six months. LLVM underpins several modern language compilers including Apple’s Swift, the Rust language, and the Clang C/C++ compiler. LLVM 7 introduces revisions to
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Facebook will push users to register to vote through a partnership with TurboVote, has partnered with the International Republican Institute and International Democratic Institute non-profits to monitor foreign election interference, and will publish a weekly report of trends and issues emerging from its new political ads archive. Facebook has also confirmed that its election integrity
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GitLab, the developer service that aims to offer a full lifecycle DevOps platform, today announced that it has raised a $100 million Series D funding round at a valuation of $1.1 billion. The round was led by Iconiq. As GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij told me, this round, which brings the company’s total funding to $145.5 million, will
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Salespeople usually spend their days talking. They are on the phone and in meetings, but when it comes to updating Salesforce, they are back at the keyboard again typing notes and milestones, or searching for metrics about their performance. Today, Salesforce decided to change that by introducing Einstein Voice, a bit of AI magic that
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Keys are yesterday’s tech, your smart home needs a smart lock. Rob Schultz Table of Contents The first locks date back more than a thousand years, and while traditional lock-and-key systems have improved over time, the basic mechanism hasn’t really changed: A piece of metal that is just the right shape pushes pins inside a
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The European Union’s competition commission is looking into how Amazon uses data from retailers selling via its ecommerce marketplace, Reuters reports. Competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager revealed the action today during a press conference. “We are gathering information on the issue and we have sent quite a number of questionnaires to market participants in order to
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Ghostery is launching new versions of its browsers for iOS and Android. In fact, Director of Product Jeremy Tillman said this is the first big update to Ghostery’s mobile browsers in several years. It’s not that mobile wasn’t a priority for the team before this, but Tillman said, “In our previous company, we didn’t have
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iOS 12 is still brand new, but Apple is already testing iOS 12.1 with a developer beta version. Steve Troughton-Smith and Guilherme Rambo found references to a brand new iPad that would support Face ID. First, there are changes to Face ID. You can find references to landscape orientation in the iOS 12.1 beta. Face
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Newegg is clearing up its website after a month-long data breach. Hackers injected 15 lines of card skimming code on the online retailer’s payments page which remained for more than a month between August 14 and September 18, Yonathan Klijnsma, a threat researcher at RiskIQ, told TechCrunch. The code siphoned off credit card data from unsuspecting
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Four short links Falling in Love with Rust (Bryan Cantrill) — what caught my eye was: I have believed (and continue to believe) that we are living in a Golden Age of software, one that will produce artifacts that will endure for generations. Kit — a programming language designed for creating concise, high-performance cross-platform applications.
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Highly anticipated: The retro revival lives on. Another classic console reimagined as a miniature machine pre-loaded with beloved games is on the way. This time, the company behind it is Sony, and the device is the PlayStation Classic. After rival Nintendo found huge success with the NES Classic Mini and the SNES Classic Mini, Sony
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Allplants, a London-based startup that delivers ready-made “plant-based” meals (that’s vegan, to you and me), has raised £7.5 million in Series A funding. The round is led by VC firm Octopus Ventures, which was an early backer in healthy snack delivery company Graze. Additional investors in the round include existing backer Felix Capital (which I’m
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A new theory has popped up online saying that those notch-a-riffic Pixel 3 XL images published online might be a part of a bigger story. In more serious news, further details about Google’s censored search engine for China are reported. All that and your comments in this jam-packed episode of Alphabet City! Subscribe to CNET:
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If you are looking for a new power bank, 2018 is an excellent time to go shopping. Technology is at its peak, and high-end features are getting cheaper by the minute. Having said that, power banks are no different. You don’t have to spend a lot these days just to get the best features on
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While most smart lights let you control them from your phone, by voice, or through automation, not all smart bulbs are created equal. Here are the different type of smart lights and which ones might be best for you. RELATED: Seven Clever Uses for Philips Hue Lights Smart bulbs come in all different shapes and
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In a world where nothing can be trusted and fake news abounds, ICO and crypto teams are further muddying the waters by trying – and often failing – to pay for posts. While bribes for blogs is nothing new, sadly the current crop of ICO creators and crypto projects are particularly interested in scaling fast
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Rent the Runway, the fashion startup that began as a rental service for special occasions and has since evolved into a service for people also looking to spice up their everyday wear, just opened up its fifth physical, standalone location. The new location, in downtown San Francisco, enables Rent the Runway members to try on clothes,
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Spire’s Health Tags, the dark and tiny devices you stick on your clothes to gather all sorts of health data from your steps, heartbeat and stress levels is now available at your local Apple Store. The company started out with a breath tracking device to detect when you are feeling tense and help calm you down.
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Singular, a startup working to unify data for marketers, is announcing that it has raised $30 million in Series B funding. The company was founded by former Onavo executives, including Gadi Eliashiv, Eran Friedman and Susan Kuo — who now serve, respectively, as Singular’s CEO, CTO and COO. Eliashiv explained that Singular was created in
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