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‘Master prints’ could be used to unlock nearly any phone’s fingerprint sensor

Computer scientists at New York University and Michigan State have been working on developing digital “master prints," capable of tricking a variety of fingerprint sensors. Here is how they work. The post ‘Master prints’ could be used t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 14th, 2017

Some Of The Pentagon"s Critical Infrastructure Still Runs Windows 95 And 98

SmartAboutThings writes: The Pentagon is set to complete its Windows 10 transition by the end of this year, but nearly 75% of its control system devices still run Windows XP or other older versions, including Windows 95 and 98. A Pentagon official no.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

Startups Struggle For Survival As Investors Turn "Picky"

An anonymous reader quotes The Wall Street Journal: Eighteen months ago, Beepi Inc. was rapidly expanding its online used-car business to 16 U.S. cities where people could buy cut-rate vehicles adorned with giant shiny bows. Beepi doesn't exist anymo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 39 min. ago

Snapchat is stifled by its un-algorithmic feed

 Snapchat invented its best products by being the anti-Facebook. Its disappearing chats made visual communication quick and casual compared to Facebook’s email-esque text messages. Stories ditched the likes and permanacy so you could share.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

Encrypted WhatsApp Message Recovered From Westminster Terrorist"s Phone

Bruce66423 brings word that a terrorist's WhatsApp message has been decrypted "using techniques that 'cannot be disclosed for security reasons', though 'sources said they now have the technical expertise to repeat the process in future.'" The Economi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Let"s Talk About Google"s Crazy Year in Hardware 

Google needs to be in the hardware business. It’s infiltrated nearly all aspects of our lives to an alarming degree. It controls our emails through Gmail, knows where we go through Maps, has a list of every person we communicate with via Android, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

Meet MHL, the easiest link from your phone to your TV

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the wired protocol and its convenient features that can take your phone or tablet up a notch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

Cougar Minos X3

"The Cougar Minos X3 aims to be highly affordable while still bringing quality to the gaming market. There are no surprises with the tried and true PWM3310DH sensor, which has been on the market for years. The OMNRON switches are the same s.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News15 hr. 39 min. ago

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

 This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to crea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

Smartphone ‘Orders’ body to treat diabetes

Scientists have used a smartphone to control the activity of the living cells inside and animal......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News17 hr. 39 min. ago

Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms

sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: Your wireless router may be giving you away in a manner you never dreamed of. For the first time, physicists have used radio waves from a Wi-Fi transmitter to encode a 3D image of a real object in a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

Self-driving technology could boost market for mergers and acquisitions

The race to deploy self-driving cars could bring new life to the mergers and acquisitions market......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Car Dogs" have their day on screen

A new feature film about a day in the life of a car dealership resonated with some store employees who could identify with the long hours, the hypercompetitive atmosphere and the sense of camaraderie among stressed-out salespeople......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

For Lexus sedans, it could be do or die

With car sales falling at Lexus, Toyota's top branding officer says the luxury line is contemplating sedans that are more casual and sporty - and maybe even a station wagon......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Nismo"s global expansion could bring performance pickup

Nissan's Nismo performance tuner sub-brand plans a massive global push over the next five years......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Here’s an explanation on MHL and how it works with your TV

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the wired protocol and its convenient features that can take your phone or tablet up a notch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Washington State Orchard Owners Look To Robots As Labor Shortage Worsens

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Seattle Times: Harvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States. That system eventually could change dramatica.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Filament Friday: “Silk Like” Filament Gives Glossy Prints

Everyone at my hackerspace kept asking what filament I'd used for a print I'd made with Silk Like, because it gives off a shiny lustrous texture that turns heads. Read more on MAKE The post Filament Friday: “Silk Like” Filament Gives Glos.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8: Everything you need to know, all in one place

The release of the latest Galaxy S phone is always a major event, and with good reason. Samsung’s premium flagship practically defines our expectations for high-end, high-price Android phones for the year to come. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ deliver a.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Detangle that desk with these mighty wireless mice

If you need a new wireless mouse for your desktop or laptop, you have a nearly unlimited selection to choose from. Here are six sure-fire options for all kinds of applications, from desktop divas to road warriors to ergonomic experts. The post Detang.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in about 14 hours

Researchers at MIT developed a new robotic system capable of 3D printing the basic structure of an entire building. It could make construction faster, cheaper, and far more adaptable. The post MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017