Chrome for Android now lets you save entire websites for reading later. It's perfect for folks who want to read where a connection isn't available, like on the subway. It's only available for Android users right now, unfortunately, but iOS users should try "Read it Later" or "Pocket." Google r...
Updating your website involves more than just rearranging words and pictures on the homepage. Changing your website involves implementing new technology behind the scenes, eliminating dot-com domains and using research to optimize pages to capture your audience’s attention. Just think about your w...
It can be a pain to upload your own Street View photos even if you have a 360-degree camera. You may have to stop to take photos every few feet, and then there's the question of getting the spherical shots from your camera to the internet. Google thinks it can help. It's working with hardware p...
As newsroom jobs decline, we analyze the main problems facing modern journalists, and how new technology is lightening the load. The news industry has changed dramatically since it was hit by a ‘media downturn’ at the end of the 2000s. Leading publications were forced to cut newsroom jobs a...
According to BetaNews, the United States continues to lag behind many other nations when it comes to broadband penetration and access speeds. To make matters worse, Americans pay more for Internet than many countries with faster speeds. BroadbandNow.com, which has helped over 1M people search for In...
Wearable technology in the bedroom is about to be unsheathed with the smart condom ring from i.Con that measures a wide variety of performance-related data....
A digital platform economy is developing as a result of the rise of the Internet of Things. This removes the middleman and creates a more efficient economic market. THERE IS NOTHING NEW ABOUT PLATFORMS An emergence of digital platform economy is driving fundamental changes in our societies. But th...
A new branch has split off the widening crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf in another sign of the ice's impending breakoff, scientists reported this week. British researchers monitoring the ice shelf using satellite technology spotted the new nine-mile-long branch, which runs about six miles ...
Competing visions for technology, openness, and workflow More statistics on sales performance, installations, and personnel for 2016 are available here. The library technology industry has entered a new phase: business consolidation and technology innovation. Development of products and services to...
The unique cloud follows you wherever you go—and could ID you in a crowdLike Pigpen's dusty haze or Olaf's personal flurry, each of us is surrounded by our own personal cloud—of invisible microbes. Now, it appears that this unique bacterial signature can be used to identify individuals even afte...
Time to face the facts. We haven’t yet reached the point where universal internet access is always available, no matter where we go. That can be frustrating, especially for busy Chromebook users who have projects to tackle, assignments to turn in, tasks to complete, and teams to work with. Fortun...
Over the course of the last decade, many companies have tried to make the smartphone-to-desktop dream a reality with varying degrees of success. Microsoft, for example, launched Continuum alongside the Lumia 950 to considerable fanfare a few years ago, though most users felt limited by its...
LOS GATOS, Cali. — As Netflix continues to produce billions of dollars’ worth of original content, it’s easy to forget that the company’s business model is firmly rooted in the delivery of digital content, served with as little friction as possible. For Los Gatos, California-based Netflix I...
The last couple months have seen a welcome change in the wireless industry. Instead of massively confusing bills and data caps, we’ve had prices slashed across the board and unlimited data plans for all. But thanks to the unending drive for consolidation and profits, the good times aren’t going ...
Wi-Fi technology has only been around for a couple of decades, but demand for high-speed public access has exploded over the last few years. Now, devices can easily connect to the internet at millions of public hotspots worldwide -- which some analysts estimate could grow eight-fold to 300 million h...
It was way back in 2010 that we last heard anything much from InVisage Technologies, when it talked about making a new type of camera sensor suitable for smartphones, capable of producing dramatically better HDR pictures and videos than traditional sensors. It calls the tech QuantumFi...
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were finally released this past Friday, and it seems like the phones are already well on their way to becoming a smash hit. The South Korean electronics giant announced Monday morning that combined Galaxy S8 and S8+ pre-orders out-sold Samsung’s previ...
Washington Scientists have developed the first global Internet Atlas — including a detailed map of the internet's physical structure in India — an advance that could help guard the infrastucture from terrorism or extreme weather events. Despite the internet-dependent nature of our world, a thoro...
We live in the era of technology and fast access to the internet. As a result, it has become easier to connect with friends and family, to work, and study. While some people may say the internet has a negative effect on someone’s education, that’s not quite correct. Nowadays, you have the opport...
Jim Yong Kim said rising broadband access had created a world where "keeping up with the Jones's" meant those in the developing world were comparing their lives with those in advanced economies. echnology and the internet could fuel a fresh migration surge from developing countries as robots and aut...
Key hires indicate a new push into space Apple looks like it’s staffing up an internal hardware team responsible for satellite internet delivery, according to a report from Bloomberg. The company just hired Alphabet’s John Fenwick, who was Google’s head of spacecraft operations, and ...
Microsoft’s event on May 2nd is expected to see the Redmond-based company continue to push its ambitions in cloud-based services with a tweaked version of Windows 10 and a potential low-cost Surface device designed to fight the rise of Google’s Chromebook platform in the educational market. As d...
In less than a decade from now, total worldwide data will swell to 163 zettabytes, which is equivalent to watching the entire Netflix catalog 489 million times. Most of this data will be created by enterprises and only about half will be be fully secured, says a Seagate study....
The world runs on data. Businesses are inundated by it. From information received from mobile phones, sensor networks and Internet of Things-enabled devices, industries have a world of information at their fingertips. But making sense of all this data is no easy endeavour. According to research firm...
Over the years, we have become incredibly streetwise when protecting ourselves from crime. Our homes are often fitted with specialist alarms and locks to keep the bad guys away. A combination of our natural instincts and general self-awareness also ensures that we are careful to display any form of ...

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