Whether you’re a business owner trying to make your enterprise more profitable, a marketer trying to make your life easier, or just a consumer eager for the latest and greatest technology, it’s hard not to be excited about the new tech trends that are shaping our world. Over the course of the pa...
The 2013 hack affecting a billion Yahoo users shows how seemingly innocuous bits of data gleaned from cyber-attacks can be exploited for espionage and information warfare, as well as for profit. The breach, disclosed Wednesday, is the largest on record and comes just months after Yahoo disclose...
Startups have a unique technological challenge: they've got to run their businesses by using enterprise-level tools without being able to spend enterprise-level budget. Unfortunately, they've also got to make sure they're capable of enabling on-the-go productivity without the oversight of a large IT...
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With trends like ride sharing, autonomous vehicles, and the connected car, the auto industry is increasingly in the spotlight. As drivers contemplate letting computers take over control of the wheel for them, it brings up some important questions. What will cars of the future look like? What things ...
A new report says Google has spun out its self-driving unit — now called Waymo — and is undertaking a major pivot away from making its own autonomous vehicles, instead moving to become a provider of self-driving car tech for major automakers. These Google car revelations revealed in a lengthy re...
Which is the best web browser software for Mac users in 2016? From Safari and Opera to SeaMonkey and Vivaldi, here are eight internet browser apps for Mac OS X that are worth a try (and one that absolutely isn't) Which is the best Mac web browser? Which is the best web browser for Mac? The vicious b...
When local grandmother Marjorie Haffner recently received a call from one of her grandkids, she knew something was up. She had dealt with this before. “The voice didn’t sound like one of our grandsons,” Haffner said. “He said, ‘Grandma, write this down,’ and I asked him, ‘Who is this?...
For 240 years, Americans have believed anybody could be president. This November, the internet finally made that happen. People voted for Donald Trump for many different reasons, but all of his supporters had to believe, at least on some level, that a man who is willfully ignorant of the p...
WHEN THE BOTNET named Mirai first appeared in September, it announced its existence with dramatic flair. After flooding a prominent security journalist’s website with traffic from zombie Internet of Things devices, it managed to make much of the internet unavailable for millions of ...
Originally launched in May, Google's iOS keyboard features will now be available to Android users. According to multiple reports, Gboard — Google’s keyboard designed specifically for iOS devices — is now available on Android devices. A report from The Verge says that a Google Keyboar...
After releasing Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview 2 for Nexus and Pixel devices, Google has now started releasing the final and stable Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for the compatible devices. Latest Android 7.1.1 update also includes the monthly security update for December. The stable v...
Dark web users just love having their smartphone communications spied on, right? (Detect any sarcasm there?) While no internet-connected device is 100% secure, some definitely are more armored than others.  In the smartphone arena, several phones consistently rank among the best. To w...
  • Sunday, 11 December 2016 20:25
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Fascinated by the outlandish? These images of the planet Mars are bound to have you hooked! The base of Mars' Mount Sharp. A view of Ophir Chasma on the northern portion of the vast Mars canyon system, Vallles Marineris, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Nili Patera, one of the most activ...
The company hopes to address historical quality problems with a matching algorithm. There was a time that “answer engines” or “social search” appeared poised to be a viable alternative to traditional Google search. That never happened. Some sites faded and a few have soldiered on, offering o...
iBooks is two apps in one. It lets you find and buy ebooks and audiobooks in the iBooks Store, and organize, view, and sync them in the iBooks reader. You can customize the reading and listening experience, including paper and ink color, and even collect all your PDF files, all in one place. If you ...
Facebook has risen to the top spot among tech companies on the annual Glassdoor Best Places to Work U.S. rankings. That seems fitting for the company in a year when it is taking on Slack, Microsoft-owned Yammer, and other workplace collaboration platforms with its own Facebook Workplace. Facebook’...
Google’s flagship mobile application is getting a big makeover today, with a focus on making it easier to separate the things you need to know about – like upcoming appointments or flights -from the things you’re interested in, like news, sports, and entertainment. The app still maintains its ...
Apple Maps is picking up an invaluable integration for electric vehicle drivers: ChargePoint integration. While electric cars are slowly working their way towards affordability, Apple Maps is giving the EV owners a helping hand with the integration of ChargePoint's stations. ChargePoi...
In the battle of the virtual assistants, Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant and Microsoft’s Cortana, the latter hasn’t had much success off the Windows 10 platform — its iOS app is ranked No. 1,295 on the top charts, for example. In an effort to give its assistant broader appeal, Microsoft is ...
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) gave the green light to Bluetooth 5 this week, a new spec that promises some pretty radicular performance enhancements over its predecessor, according to the organization. The latest version of the ubiquitous wireless technology is said to offer t...
How can the iPad be made even better? Can this even be possible? This article endeavors to show you a few tips and tricks which will make your iPad an amazing computing machine, whether you want to use it to take high-quality video to post on Youtube or to surf the web while in the bathtub. If you w...
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The tech revolution, as commonplace as it may seem nowadays, continues to barrel forward, and 2017 will see some of the most innovative and evolutionary disruptions we have seen thus far. There will be more connection, more automation, and more significant impact in business and investment than ever...
You turn your back for just a minute and — subdivisions. Well, maybe not a minute in real life. But in the Google-verse, yes. The search-engine giant has a nifty new diversion that allows anyone to see a 30-year sequence of satellite photos of virtually anywhere on Earth. And there...
The monthly Android security update released this week fixes the serious Dirty COW privilege escalation attack that can allow malicious apps to take full control of devices. Dirty COW (copy-on-write) is a privilege escalation vulnerability that has existed in the Linux kernel for the past nine ...
Google has released an update to its mobile app which sees the cards reorganized into one section for personal interests, and another section for upcoming information. This update is available now for Android and is coming soon to iOS. On the personal interests side you’ll find the lates...

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