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Connected toys have ‘worrying’ security issues
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:46

Parents are warned about the dangers of net-connected toys, by the Which? consumer group. BBC News - Technology

Crunch Report | Apple could give us a bigger iPhone X, Lyft goes to Canada
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:44

 Today’s Stories  Apple could give us a bigger iPhone X next year Lyft heads to Toronto, Canada in December, the first city outside the U...

SoftBank could still walk away from Uber
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:02

 Uber said Sunday that it agreed to move forward on a proposed investment from SoftBank Group. But SoftBank Investment Advisors sent a statement ...

Lord & Taylor will start selling on Walmart.com
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:15

 Walmart and Hudson’s Bay-owned department store Lord & Taylor just announced an interesting partnership — Lord & Taylor will...

SoftBank says considering investment in Uber but no final agreement reached
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:34

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday that it was considering investing in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] but there was no f...

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 07:26

A serial leak of the agency’s cyberweapons has damaged morale, slowed intelligence operations and resulted in hacking attacks on businesses and civi...

Hackers say they broke Apple’s Face ID. Here’s why we’re not convinced
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:43

Enlarge (credit: Bkav) Security researchers say they used a $ 150 mask to break the Face ID facial recognition system that locks Apple's new iPhone...

A 'Hitman' series is coming to Hulu from the creator of 'John Wick'
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 03:54

Past attempts at Hitman movies haven't fared so well, but Hulu is betting that it can do justice to the assassination game franchise through an o...

Review: Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition (2017)
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:56

This affordable, tough Amazon tablet is great for kids and parents alike. Feed: All Latest

A history of the Amiga, part 11: Between an Escom and a Gateway
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 22:41

Commodore International declared itself insolvent on April 29, 1994 under Chapter 7 of US bankruptcy law. Ordinarily, this would have been followed im...

China's JD.com, Alibaba rival, reports $19.1 billion in shopping event sales
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 21:42

(Reuters) - JD.com, China’s e-commerce behemoth, said on Sunday that sales for Singles’ Day - and its run-up - reached 127.1 billion yuan ($ 19...

How Andy Weir Scienced the Lunar Colony in His New Book *Artemis*
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:43

The new novel, about a troubled smuggler who finds herself caught up in a metallurgy-based conspiracy, is out November 14. Feed: All Latest

25 Amazing Gifts Under $25, From Puzzles and Games to Everyday Gadgets
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:42

From coffee and games to headphones and gadgets, here's a selection of gifts for the inexpensive end of the holiday list. Feed: All Latest

Why these faces do not belong to 'real' people
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 18:43

Nvidia has been developing algorithms to generate photorealistic faces. BBC News - Technology

Graphcore raises $50M amid a flurry of AI chip activity
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:50

 While some of the largest chip manufacturers are looking to shift their focus onto the GPU for their biggest machine learnings, there’s a ...

Qualcomm draws up plans to rebuff Broadcom's $103 billion offer: sources
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:51

(Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is making preparations to reject rival Broadcom Ltd's $ 103 billion bid as early as this week, four people ...

Where Self-Driving Cars Go to Learn
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:47

Arizona’s promise to keep the driverless car industry free of regulations has attracted dozens of companies, including Uber, Waymo and Lyft. NYT > ...

The first voyager to another star may be a worm or a tardigrade
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:45

An ambassador to aliens?SPACE is cold. So, when launching dogs for early space missions, Soviet rocket scientists chose strays like Laika that had sur...

Arab springs and AI winters
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:55

 Remember the Arab Spring? “Revolution 2.0”? Remember how we imagined, full of triumphal optimism, that social media would become the...

Uber confirms SoftBank has agreed to invest billions
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:46

 The paperwork’s done! The long-anticipated SoftBank Group investment into Uber has been agreed upon, a spokesperson confirms to TechCrunch...

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