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Amazon to fund computer science courses in over 1,000 US high schools  TechCrunch · 11 hours
Amazon’s recent investments in NYC educational initiatives will continue, despite the company pulling its HQ2 plans for the area. But the company isn’t stopping... more
Amazon to fund computer science courses in over 1,000 U.S. high schools  TechCrunch · 14 hours
Amazon’s recent investments in NYC educational initiatives will continue, despite the company pulling its HQ2 plans for the area. But the company isn’t stopping... more
Carbon nanotubes can be produced in a new way by twisting ribbon-like graphene  nanowerk · 19 hours
Researchers utilized symmetry, a time-worn concept of theoretical physics, to develop an effective method to run computer experiments on nanostructures under complex... more
Google's New Cloud Boss Has Big Task to Catch Rivals, Reuters Data Shows  Gadgets 360 · 19 hours
Alphabet's cloud computing division remains a distant third behind Amazon.com and Microsoft in terms of global revenue, according to analysts' estimates. more
Apple Said to Target Combining iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps by 2021  Gadgets 360 · 23 hours
The ultimate goal of the multistep initiative, code-named "Marzipan," is by 2021 to help developers build an app once and have it work on... more
Can you guess which face is real, and which is computer generated?  TechCrunch · 1 day
Computers have recently gotten much, much better at a somewhat unsettling skill: generating fake human faces. As in, creating an image of a human... more
Transform any room with this app-enabled LED light strip on sale for $15  Windows Central · 1 day
This light strip can sync to the beat of your music. Adding an LED light strip behind your TV or computer monitor... more
Connect more devices with TP-Link's USB 3.0 Hub for $8 today only  Windows Central · 1 day
This 4-port USB hub is compatible with computers, game consoles, TVs, and more. Today only, TP-Link's USB 3.0 4-Port Hub is down to just... more
Can Samsung still make truly great phones?  THE VERGE · 2 days
June 15th, 2010. That was the first time that I, along with a majority of other tech bloggers and journalists, first got... more
Xiaomi just can’t help brazenly ripping off Apple  THE VERGE · 2 days
The signature wallpaper for Apple’s macOS Mojave features sand dunes, segmented by a pretty undulating curve, and it changes with... more
Combining mechanical computing with 3D printing to create 'sentient' materials  nanowerk · 2 days
Engineers are combining mechanical computing with 3D printing as part of an effort to create 'sentient' materials that can respond to changes in their surroundings, even in extreme... more
Keep the power on for a bit longer with $50 off CyberPower's Sinewave UPS  Windows Central · 3 days
This UPS features ten surge-protected outlets, five of which offer battery backup. CyberPower's 1000PFCLCD PFC Sinewave UPS System drops to... more
Microsoft's HoloLens and Surface creators are the company's secret weapon  Windows Central · 4 days
Microsoft's Surface and HoloLens creators may be among the company's secret weapons in the war for dominance in personal computing. Microsoft has been pivoting from a Windows PC-centric... more
Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyberattack from ‘sophisticated state actor’  TechCrunch · 4 days
The Australia government suffered a cyberattack that it suspects is the work of a “sophisticated state actor,” according to the country’s prime minister. PM Scott... more
Windows 10 auto updates keep bugging you? Here's how to stop them.  Windows Central · 4 days
If you're fed up with Windows 10 installing updates automatically, then use this guide to stop this behavior and decide when to install them.... more
Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyber attack from ‘sophisticated state actor’  TechCrunch · 4 days
The Australia government suffered a cyber attack that it suspects is the work of a “sophisticated state actor,” according to the country’s Prime... more
'Honeypot of juicy political gossip hoovered up' in Oz cyber attack  Sky News · 4 days
A "sophisticated state actor" has carried out a cyber attack on the Australian parliament's computing network - just a month before an election. more
What business leaders can learn from Jeff Bezos’ leaked texts  TechCrunch · 4 days
Joel Wallenstrom Contributor Joel Wallenstrom is president and chief executive of Wickr, a secure communications company. Before Wickr, Joel co-founded iSEC Partners, one of the world's leading information... more
Woot's one-day 'Best of PC' sale can level up your setup at a discount  Windows Central · 6 days
Here's your chance to upgrade for less. Woot's 'Best of PC' sale is now live through midnight CT tonight! Now's... more
Voice control your AC with Honeywell's Wi-Fi Thermostat at a new low price  Windows Central · 1 week
This thermostat can be controlled with your smartphone, computer, or voice! Honeywell's Wi-Fi 7-day Programmable Thermostat is down to $59 at Amazon... more
Become a certified AWS Developer with this $35 training bundle!  Windows Central · 1 week
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the leading cloud solutions on the market, offering vast storage options and cheap computing power that allows companies to scale and... more
Make sure your computer is ready for Apex Legends by checking its specs  Windows Central · 1 week
Apex Legends is the talk of the town, looking to dethrone Fortnite as everyone's favorite battle royale. With mouse and keyboard being... more
How to disable Smart HDR on iPhone  9to5Mac · 1 week
Smart HDR is available on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. The feature uses AI and other computational photography techniques... more
Asteroid is building a human-machine interaction engine for AR developers  TechCrunch · 1 week
When we interact with computers today we move the mouse, we scroll the trackpad, we tap the screen, but there is so much that the machines don’t pick... more
Cloud backup service Backblaze is raising its prices  THE VERGE · 1 week
Backblaze is a fantastic option for automatically backing up your computer’s files to the cloud, where they’re free from the... more
Running an LED in reverse could cool future computers  nanowerk · 1 week
In a finding that runs counter to a common assumption in physics, researchers ran a light emitting diode (LED) with electrodes reversed in order to cool another device mere nanometers... more
This slim wireless mechanical keyboard for the Mac almost gets it right  THE VERGE · 1 week
In the past few years, mechanical keyboards have become popular among PC gamers and typists who want a particular feel when using their computers.... more
Instagram is now testing a web version of Direct messages  TechCrunch · 1 week
Insta-chat addicts, rejoice. You could soon be trading memes and emojis from your computer. Instagram is internally testing a web version of Instagram Direct messaging that lets people... more
Tuesday's top deals: a Kano computer kit, a 400GB microSD card, and more!  Windows Central · 1 week
On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a... more
Dell's Presidents Day sale has big deals on computers, keyboards, and more  Windows Central · 1 week
Celebrate the holidays. Be a part of Dell's Presidents Day Sale where you'll find discounts on just about everything in the Dell store, including... more
C2A raises $6.5M for its in-car cybersecurity platform  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Cars are now essentially computers on wheels — and like every computer, they are susceptible to attacks. It’s no surprise then that there’s a growing number of startups that are working to... more
Google Extends Chipmaking Efforts to Design Hub Bengaluru  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Since 2014, Google has designed computer server chips for its data centres and an image processing chip for its Pixel smartphones more
Brave Browser Allows Facebook, Twitter Trackers Despite Promising Privacy  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Brave, the controversial browser for smartphones and computers, has been found to allow Facebook and Twitter trackers despite promising to protect users' privacy. more
Protect your electronics with $28 off the AmazonBasics 12-outlet UPS  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Don't let surges kill your gear. The AmazonBasics 800VA 450W 12-outlet standby uninterruptible power supply is down to $51.99. It normally sells for around $80 and hasn't dropped... more
Which Surface should you buy?  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft's Surface line is made up of a large collection of tablets, laptops, and desktop computers. Each Surface device has something to offer, so it's important to figure out which one best suits your needs — and your... more
Facebook picks up retail computer vision outfit GrokStyle  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
If you've ever seen a lamp or chair that you liked and wished you could just take a picture and find it online, well, GrokStyle let you do that — and now... more
New methods to create microfluidic devices with fluoropolymers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new rapid prototyping technique for fluoropolymer microfluidic device. This microfluidic device was fabricated by two steps: (1) cutting commercially available fluoropolymer films using a computer controlled cutting plotter... more
Cryo-force spectroscopy reveals the mechanical properties of DNA components  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Physicists have developed a new method to examine the elasticity and binding properties of DNA molecules on a surface at extremely low temperatures. With a combination of cryo-force spectroscopy and... more
Australian parliamentary network hacked; no sign data stolen  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Australia's leading cybersecurity agency is investigating a breach of the country's federal parliamentary computing network amid speculation of hacking by a foreign nation more
Raspberry Pi opens its first dedicated retail store  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Raspberry Pi — makers of everyone’s favorite miniature computers — has opened its first physical retail store today in Cambridge,... more
Deepomatic raises $6.2 million for its industrial computer vision technology  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
French startup Deepomatic just raised a new funding round of $5.1 million in equity funding and $1.1 million in debt. Hi Inov is leading the round, with Alven... more
Raspberry Pi opens first High Street store in Cambridge  BBC · 2 weeks
Founder Eben Upton says the shop will attract customers who are "curious" about the tiny computer. more
Google doubles down on its Asylo confidential computing framework  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Last May, Google introduced Asylo, an open source framework for confidential computing, a technique favored by many of the big cloud vendors because it allows you to set up trusted... more
Speed up your computer with this discounted 1TB Samsung 860 Evo SSD  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Not all solid-state drives are created equal, and Samsung’s 860 Evo SSDs are held in high regard among gamers (and non-gamers, too) for their... more
The magnetic field near the Arctic is acting weird  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The magnetic field that surrounds our planet is constantly shifting. But recently, near the Arctic, it’s been so... more
Google parent company reports bumper profits, but shares fall 3%  Sky News · 2 weeks
Shares in Alphabet, Google's parent company, fell 3% in after-hours trading despite the company reporting bumper profits - as it ramped up spending on projects such as cloud... more
HoloLens 2 may be Microsoft's foundation for one day replacing smartphones  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft introduced HoloLens and holographic computing in 2015. At Mobile World Congress 2019, HoloLens 2 may be the foundation for Microsoft's new vision for mobile. HoloLens,... more
New disease surveillance tool helps detect any human-infecting virus  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new computational method called 'CATCH' designs molecular 'baits' for any virus known to infect humans and all their known strains, including those that are present in low abundance in... more
Aurora Solar’s computer-generated installation maps pull in a $20M Series A  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Solar installations are becoming a no-brainer for anyone with a roof in much of the country. But getting an estimate on how much it would cost... more
Hololens 2 may be Microsoft's foundation for one day replacing smartphoneL  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Microsoft introduced HoloLens and holographic computing in 2015. At Mobile World Congress 2019, HoloLens 2 may be the foundation for Microsoft's new vision for mobile. HoloLens,... more
Police raids target 'hundreds of UK web attackers'  BBC · 3 weeks
UK police seize more than 60 computers and other gadgets suspected of being used to carry out web attacks. more
Swiggy Acqui-Hires Bengaluru-Based AI Startup Kint.io  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Founded in 2014, the Bengaluru-based startup would assist Swiggy in boosting its computer-vision technology and consumer experience. more
Record better audio with the discounted Blue Snowball USB Microphone  Windows Central · 3 weeks
This versatile USB microphone is plug-and-play and back to one of its best prices. The Blue Snowball USB Condenser Microphone is down to $39 at Adorama today. That... more
Saturday's top deals: insanely affordable mice, power inverters, and more  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Stop spending all of your time tracking down the best deals and let our talented team find them for you. We spot tons of them on a daily... more
Supercomputing helps study two-dimensional materials  nanowerk · 3 weeks
High-performance computing helps researchers understand experiments for observing real-time motion of lithium atoms in bi-layer graphene, paving the way for designing new materials for batteries and other electronics. more
Xbox App now allows you to directly share and download clips  Windows Central · 3 weeks
This was one of the most-requested features. It's no secret that sharing game clips isn't exactly easy on Xbox One. First you have to record the... more
Upgrade your computer with the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB down to a low price  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Upgrade today. The SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB solid state drive is down to $119.99 with code SAVESSD36 at Newegg. Without... more
Tencent moves into automotive with $150M joint venture  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
China’s internet firms are getting pally with giant state-owned automakers as they look to deploy their artificial intelligence and cloud computing services across traditional industries. Ride-hailing startup Didi Chuxing, which owns Uber... more
Is Windows 10 being a little too aggressive in purging your stuff?  Windows Central · 3 weeks
If Storage sense isn't for you, you can disable the feature using these steps. Storage sense on Windows 10 is a feature designed to... more
Microsoft Azure revenue growth slows in Q2  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Microsoft announced its quarterly earnings today. For the most part, those earnings came in around Wall Streets expectations, without any major surprises and a total revenue of $32.5 billion. Given the company’s bets on... more
Rigetti launches the public beta of its Quantum Cloud Services  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Rigetti Computing, one of the leading startups in the quantum computing space, today announced the public beta of its Quantum Cloud Services (QCS) platform. With this, developers can... more
Kwik Fit garages hit by computer virus  BBC · 3 weeks
The car repair chain's IT system went offline on Saturday and has been experiencing problems since. more
Porn: you know it when you see it, but can a computer?  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Training an artificial intelligence to recognize nudity is more difficult than you think Continue reading… more
Thinking about getting computer glasses? Read this first - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
They claim to help stop headaches and keep us from staying up too late, but are they worth the money? more
Computers may one day recognize voices as well as humans  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
One study may help researchers design more efficient voice recognition software. more
Starting with data centers, Carbon Relay is slashing energy costs and emissions using AI  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn International is backing Carbon Relay, a Boston-based startup emerging from stealth today, that’s harnessing the algorithms... more
Amazon to fund computer science classes in over 130 NYC high schools  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Following Amazon’s decision to set up one of its new headquarters in Long Island City, Queens, the company announced this morning a plan to... more
Engineers translate brain signals directly into speech  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
In a scientific first, neuroengineers have created a system that translates thought into intelligible, recognizable speech. This breakthrough, which harnesses the power of speech synthesizers and artificial intelligence, could lead to new ways for... more
What edge computing is, and why it matters to you  Windows Central · 3 weeks
'Edge computing' or the 'intelligent edge' are some of the latest buzzwords drawing attention in the tech world. But what exactly is it and why does it matter... more
iMac Last Updated 602 Days Ago, Longest Span Ever Between Updates  MacRumors · 3 weeks
As noted in the MacRumors Buyer's Guide and discussed in the MacRumors forums, it... more
What edge computing is and here's why it matters to you?  Windows Central · 4 weeks
"Edge computing" or the "intelligent edge" are some of the latest buzzwords drawing attention in the tech world. But what exactly is it and why does... more
Watching TV is free and easy with under-the-radar Locast  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Locast, available in seven major U.S. cities, beams popular networks to phones, TVs and computers for free more
Why Apple can’t make computers in the USA  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Anyone who understands how iPhones and Macs are made knows how hollow President Trump’s boasts about Apple bringing production back... more
Sunday's top deals: the Amazon Echo, computer monitors, and more!  Windows Central · 4 weeks
On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don't let that... more
Should you buy a privacy screen for your laptop?  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Best answer: Absolutely. Privacy screens are definitely worth getting for your laptop since they effectively prevent other people from spying on your computer activities in public and can also double... more
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