Computers
Molotov creates a VR coffee shop to watch TV together  TechCrunch · 6 minutes
French startup Molotov is slowly becoming the leading platform to stream TV in France. With a single account, you can watch TV on your phone, tablet, computer and... more
Business owners need to teach staffers about password safety  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need very secure passwords more
'Outdated' IT and old computers found in Welsh schools  BBC · 1 day
Schools are too far behind technology such as smartphones and iPads in teaching IT, a watchdog says. more
Why you need a supercomputer to build a house  TechCrunch · 2 days
When the hell did building a house become so complicated? Don’t let the folks on HGTV fool you. The process of building a home nowadays is incredibly painful. Just applying... more
9to5Mac Gift Guide: iPad picks — accessories to complement your new computer  9to5Mac · 2 days
Apple announced its latest generation iPad Pro just under a month ago now. And with it came some important changes such as the addition... more
iOS 13 Wishlist: Some features that could help me go iOS only  9to5Mac · 3 days
It’s getting to the end of 2018, and I am excited looking ahead to 2019. This point in the year is when I start... more
Create your own media server with Netgear's $160 ReadyNAS 2-bay device  Windows Central · 4 days
You'll need one of these for all your data. Amazon has the Netgear ReadyNAS RN212 2-bay diskless Personal Cloud NAS for $159.99, which is a price... more
Microsoft plans to revamp Edge using Chromium. But what exactly is it?  Windows Central · 4 days
Chromium isn't just another Google product — it can be anything you want it to be thanks to its open-source license. Microsoft's announcement that... more
These PC speakers deliver great sound without emptying your wallet  Windows Central · 4 days
If you're not a headphones person, you're either dealing with terrible laptop speakers or maybe the terrible ones built into your monitor or all-in-one PC. If that's you,... more
Supercomputers without waste heat  nanowerk · 4 days
Physicists explore superconductivity for information processing. more
Qualcomm says a native Firefox browser is coming to Windows on ARM  THE VERGE · 5 days
Qualcomm announced today that it’s working with Mozilla to bring a compatible version of Firefox to Snapdragon-powered Windows computers. The new 64-bit version of... more
Cyber crooks increasingly targeting home devices: report  CBC · 5 days
Cyber criminals are shifting their attention from traditional computers to internet-connected devices in Canadian homes, says the federal government's cyber security agency. more
How to enable screenshots on Apple Watch  9to5Mac · 5 days
Screenshots are essential on devices such as smartphones, tablets or computers. However, the Apple Watch is also capable of taking screenshots. In... more
Every podcaster needs a Blue Yeti — especially when they’re only $89  Windows Central · 6 days
The internet's favorite USB microphone is 30% off for today only (so act fast!). As a videographer and occasional guest on podcasts, I find... more
Premiere Issue of Macworld Magazine Autographed by Steve Jobs Headed to Auction  MacRumors · 6 days
A copy of the February 1984 premiere issue of Macworld magazine signed by Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs will be up for auction on... more
Pindrop raises $90M to bring its voice-fraud prevention to IoT devices, and Europe  TechCrunch · 6 days
When it comes to how humans communicate with each other or with machines, voice is a major interface, with growth in the... more
Snapdragon 855 is Qualcomm's next flagship mobile platform built for 5G  Windows Central · 7 days
Here's a new processor for you to lust after. It's official: the latest and greatest mobile platform from Qualcomm to lust after is the Snapdragon 855.... more
Building better aerogels by crushing them  nanowerk · 7 days
Researchers are investigating the mechanical properties or aerogels at the nanoparticle level - combining experiments and computer modeling to look at how polymeric aerogels can fail and become deformed. By crushing and indenting aerogels, they gained... more
This Asus Tinker Board S Quad-Core Computer is down to $70  Windows Central · 7 days
Build your own. The Asus Tinker Board S Quad-Core Computer is down to $69.99 right now on Amazon. It typically sells for around $85, and the... more
A graphene NEMS switch to protect against electrostatic discharging  nanowerk · 7 days
One of the most pervasive reliability problems facing the computer chip industry is ESD (electrostatic discharging) failure caused by the rapid, spontaneous transfer of electrostatic charge induced by a high... more
Accenture brings Hour of Code tutorial into 15 languages - CNET  CNET · 1 week
For Computer Science Education Week, Accenture wants to introduce you to artificial intelligence in the language of your choice. more
Microsoft pledges $10M to Code.org to expand computer education - CNET  CNET · 1 week
For Computer Science Education Week, Microsoft is re-upping a commitment to help Code.org get tech education into more schools. more
The best PC and Mac computers to give - CNET  CNET · 1 week
These laptops, hybrids and 2-in-1 PCs range from stocking stuffer Chromebooks to extravagant gaming rigs. more
Tackling the challenge of undergraduate retention in computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has released the highly anticipated report. Among its key recommendations, the report calls for additional research to provide a more nuanced understanding of the dynamics of... more
Teachers see computer science as critical to students' future success  Windows Central · 1 week
But many say the resources aren't there to teach it. Today marks the start of another Computer Science Education Week, which means tech companies and teachers around the... more
Cellular voice could be the next step in merging phones and PCs  Windows Central · 1 week
Always Connected PCs have begun to blur the lines between phones and PCs even further. Adding voice to these eSIM-equipped devices may be the... more
The force of the vacuum  nanowerk · 1 week
Scientists have shown through theoretical calculations and computer simulations that the force between electrons and lattice distortions in an atomically thin two-dimensional superconductor can be controlled with virtual photons. This could aid the development of new superconductors for... more
Microsoft rises above Apple as world’s most valuable public company  Global News · 1 week
Microsoft’s big bet on cloud computing is paying off as the company has surpassed Apple as the world’s most valuable publicly traded company. more
DoJ charges Autonomy founder with fraud over $11BN sale to HP  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
UK entrepreneur turned billionaire investor, Mike Lynch, has been charged with fraud in US over the 2011 sale of his enterprise software company. Lynch sold Autonomy,... more
Black hole 'donuts' are actually 'fountains'  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Based on computer simulations and new observations, researchers have found that the rings of gas surrounding active supermassive black holes are not simple donut shapes. Instead, gas expelled from the center interacts with infalling gas to... more
Researchers use AI and 3D printing to recreate paintings from photographs  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have created a system that can reproduce paintings from a single photo, allowing museums and art lovers... more
Scientists find a way to enhance the performance of quantum computers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have demonstrated a theoretical method to enhance the performance of quantum computers works, an important step to scale the transformative technology. more
AWS announces a slew of new Lambda features  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
AWS launched Lambda in 2015 and with it helped popularize serverless computing. You simply write code (event triggers) and AWS deals with whatever compute, memory and storage you need to make that... more
Agtech startup Imago AI is using computer vision to boost crop yields  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Presenting onstage today in the 2018 TC Disrupt Berlin Battlefield is Indian agtech startup Imago AI, which is applying AI to help feed the... more
New method automatically computes realistic movement with friction from 3D design  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a novel algorithm that computes the shape of the surface at rest, that is, without any external force, and when this shape is... more
A Company Few Know Is About to Dethrone Intel  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Hsinchu-based TSMC has scores of customers, including tech giants Apple and Qualcomm, second-tier players like AMD, and minnows such as Ampere Computing. more
Indian Police Break Up International Computer Virus Scam  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The arrests were made after input from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation and Interpol, Sharma said. Microsoft was the complainant in the case. more
Indian police break up international computer virus scam  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Indian police arrest nearly two dozen people on suspicion of defrauding people around the world by sending fake pop-up messages warning them that their computers were infected with a virus and offering... more
Hackers target Dell customer information - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Computer giant says hackers targeted only user names, email addresses and hashed passwords. more
Germany's CEBIT computer show scrapped after 32 years  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Organizers say they are scrapping the annual CEBIT computer show in Germany, an event that has drawn tech enthusiasts to Hannover for more than three decades more
Amazon Textract brings intelligence to OCR  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
One of the challenges just about every business faces is converting forms to a useful digital format. This has typically involved using human data entry clerks to enter the data into the computer. State of the art... more
AWS Textract brings intelligence to OCR  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
One of the challenges just about every business faces is converting forms to a useful digital format. This has typically involved using human data entry clerks to enter the data into the computer. State of the art... more
2 Iranian hackers charged in US ransomware scheme  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The Justice Department says two Iranian computer hackers have been charged in connection with multimillion-dollar cybercrime and extortion scheme that targeted U.S. government agencies and businesses more
Justice Department indicts two Iranians over SamSam ransomware attacks  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
U.S. federal prosecutors have indicted two Iranian nationals for creating and deploying the notorious SamSam ransomware. Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah, 27, were indicted by a federal... more
This compact rolling computer desk is just $34 with this exclusive code - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
That's the lowest price ever on this space-saving workstation, which normally costs $57. Plus: a sweet VPN deal, an even... more
Hackers are using leaked NSA hacking tools to quietly hijack thousands of computers  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
More than a year after patches were released to thwart powerful NSA exploits that leaked online, hundreds of thousands of computers are... more
Russian Pornhub hackers caused millions in damages  Sky News · 2 weeks
Cyber criminals based primarily in Russia hijacked ads on Pornhub to infect viewers' computers with malware, causing millions of dollars in damages, according to a US indictment. more
Amazon Web Services to Help Skilled Students Find Cloud Computing Jobs  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has decided to go beyond providing training and certification to now help students grab relevant openings in cloud. more
Apple to tutor women in tech in bid to diversify  CBC · 2 weeks
Apple is launching two-week tutorial sessions for female tech entrepreneurs to address the technology industry's scarcity... more
Using a virus to make a better type of memory  nanowerk · 2 weeks
In a groundbreaking study, researchers have successfully developed a method that could lead to unprecedented advances in computer speed and efficiency. Through this study, researchers successfully developed a... more
Disordered materials could be hardest, most heat-tolerant carbides  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Computational simulations predict new class of carbides that could disrupt industries from machinery to aerospace. more
AWS launches Arm-based servers for EC2  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
At its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS today announced the launch of Arm-based servers for its EC2 cloud computing service. These aren’t run-of-the-mill Arm chips, though. AWS took the standard Arm cores and then customized... more
Apple to tutor women in tech in bid to diversify industry  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Apple is opening a new training camp designed to address the technology industry's scarcity of women in executive and computer programming jobs more
Save on computer monitors from Acer, BenQ, ViewSonic, and more today only  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Add some extra screen real estate for less. Amazon is offering up to 45% off select computer monitors from big-name brands today only as... more
These are the best Xbox One X and S accessories available today  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Following the 4K media-focused Xbox One S, Microsoft launched the Xbox One X is Microsoft's latest games console, sporting six teraflops (TF) of computational... more
Graphcore’s new AI chips are the best-looking server processors you’ll never see  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
In the burgeoning computer chip market that’s dominated by Nvidia and Intel, you’re probably not as familiar with Graphcore, a UK-based AI hardware startup.... more
Kent Police stop using crime predicting software  BBC · 2 weeks
The computer programme was used by the officers in Kent to identify areas for increased patrols. more
Surface 'Andromeda' might use face detection for intuitive volume controls  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft is having to rethink a bunch of mobile phone staples in its pursuit of a folding tablet, including things as basic as volume controls. Microsoft is showing... more
Opinion: 5 reasons why the iPad Pro shouldn’t be your next computer  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
A few days ago, Apple released a new ad for the iPad Pro that gives five reasons it can be ‘your next computer.’ While... more
Kick your computer's sound up a notch with the $20 Logitech 2.1 Speaker Set  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Add some bass to your jams with these discounted Logitech speakers. Logitech's Multimedia 2.1 Speakers Z213 are on sale for... more
Logitech is reportedly offering $2.2 billion to bring Plantronics headsets into its hardware empire  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Logitech, the manufacturer best known for its computing peripherals like keyboards and web cameras, is in talks to buy Plantronics,... more
Logitech to reportedly acquire headphone maker Plantronics for $2.2B  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
Popular computer accessories maker Logitech may be looking to purchase Plantronics, a company that specializes in Bluetooth earpieces... more
Logitech reportedly in talks to acquire Plantronics - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The Swiss computer accessories maker could buy the California headset and Bluetooth earpiece maker, a report says. more
Why Microsoft should fix Windows 10's broken tablet mode  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft's Windows 10 tablet mode is sub-par, and that's hurting its productivity advantage, leisure computing endeavors and Surface Andromeda hopes. In 2016, Microsoft achieved OneCore, a unified platform kernel designed... more
Top 10 Black Friday deals from Windows Central Digital Offers  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Black Friday is here, and while there's plenty of great deals on Amazon and other major retailers, we've rounded up some of the top offers from Windows Central... more
Speaking to Microsoft about the delayed development of Crackdown 3  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Crackdown 3 has been notorious for its delays and for its cloud-powered destruction promise, but the full package has a lot more to offer. We spoke to Microsoft... more
Writing with iPad Pro: Doing real work on a portable, LTE-enabled computer  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
Roughly 336 hours away from Mac, I’m almost at the point of not looking back. While there are still a few minor annoyances with... more
Samsung apologizes for illnesses at chip, liquid display factories  CBC · 3 weeks
Samsung Electronics apologized Friday for illnesses and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create... more
Problems loading Windows 10? Use the Startup Repair tool.  Windows Central · 3 weeks
You can fix most Windows 10 boot problems using the Startup Repair tool, and here's how to do it. It's just a matter of time before your device gets stuck... more
Get everything you need in the $550 Acer Aspire all-in-one desktop  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Setup your perfect workstation. The Acer Aspire C24-865-ACi5NT all-in-one 23.8-inch desktop computer is down to $549.99 on Amazon. That's $100 off what it normally goes for... more
Best Black Friday deals on VR headsets and more  Windows Central · 3 weeks
At Thrifter, we're dedicated to finding you the best value deals. We have a team of researchers and writers who never stop hunting the best deals, and want to make... more
Turn up the audio quality on your computer with Logitech speaker discounts  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Pump up the volume while you're at it. Logitech is offering tons of deals on various speakers and speaker systems via Amazon right now,... more
Gift Guide: 16 fantastic computer bags  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Give the gift of organization this year. Bags are often ignored but are a critical part of anyone’s mobile gear. They’re the outward representations of our techie styles, and we put far too little thought into where... more
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