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5 ways to keep virtual assistants from sharing your company"s secrets

Virtual assistants like Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Google Now have the potential to make enterprise workers more productive. But do “always listening” assistants pose a serious threat to security and privacy, too?Nineteen percen.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldApr 19th, 2017

Sources: Slack raising $250M, led by SoftBank and Accel Partners, valuing the company at more than $5B (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: Slack raising $250M, led by SoftBank and Accel Partners, valuing the company at more than $5B  —  Messaging startup is set to be valued at more than $5 billion in new funding round.  —  Slack Tech.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News27 min. ago

How to install a graphics card

Few upgrades add as much punch to your PC as installing a new graphics card. It can transform your PC from a system that chokes on lightweight games into a monster that churns through even the most visually punishing titles with ease.But you nee.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News35 min. ago

New TSA security measure means your gadgets need their own private X-ray

According to new security measures being rolled out to all U.S. airports by the Transportation Security Agency, all electronics larger than a cell phone must be placed in bins for X-ray scanning.  The post New TSA security measure means your gadgets.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News35 min. ago

LinkedIn to permit website owners to view anonymized visitor profile data

Businesses can see which industry their website visitors work in with a new tool using demographic data from LinkedIn profiles. The tool users profile data while respecting user privacy, the company says. The post LinkedIn to permit website owners to.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News35 min. ago

BMW and other carmakers team up to take on Waze and Google Maps

A company formerly owned by Nokia wants to create a more accurate, up-to-the-minute map of traffic conditions.   The key? Getting multiple automakers to pool traffic data collected by their cars’ sensors. Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz will.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Content management company OpenText acquires forensic security vendor Guidance Software for $240M (Ron Miller/TechCrunch)

Ron Miller / TechCrunch: Content management company OpenText acquires forensic security vendor Guidance Software for $240M  —  OpenText, the content management company based in Waterloo, Ontario announced today that it was buying Gu.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Midsummer Maker Camp — It’s Never Too Late to Start!

Based online, Maker Camp could be just a suggestion, a chimera, a virtual place to go and glean ideas. But from its aspirational concept has sprung a solid and tightly knit community that gathers to make, share, learn, and yes — fail — together......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Windows 10 can link to your phone in latest Windows Insider preview build

Windows 10 Insider preview build 16251 continues the recent trend of polishing up the major new Fall Creators Update functionality, but Microsoft did slip in something completely new with a way to directly link to a phone, The post Windows 10 can lin.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

Logitech’s Pop Home Switch Starter Pack makes controlling your smart home easy

Free yourself from app-only control of your smart home with this Logitech Pop Home Switch Starter Pack. The smart home control system normally retails for $100 but is currently discounted to $79 on Amazon, saving you $21. The post Logitech’s Po.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Prepare to put your gadget in an X-ray bin on your next U.S. flight

According to new security measures being rolled out to all U.S. airports by the Transportation Security Agency, all electronics larger than a cell phone must be placed in bins for X-ray scanning.  The post Prepare to put your gadget in an X-ray bin.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Twitter is filling your feed with more useless notifications

Twitter is adding more useless clutter to its notifications. The company quietly added a suite of new alerts to the notifications section of its apps and website. Now, instead of just seeing notifications when people interact with you and your tweets.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

Google Is Testing Autoplay Videos Directly In Search Results

For a select group of individuals, Google has enabled autoplay videos in Search. "We are constantly experimenting with ways to improve the search experience for our users, but have no plans to announce [the feature] at this time," a Google spokespers.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

Google writes a $50 million check to prep the world"s workers for the rise of its robots

Google's philanthropic arm is launching a multimillion-dollar effort to aid workers impacted by some of the tech championed by its parent company. Google.org said Wednesday that it's set aside $50 million to fund nonprofits focused on teaching new jo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

Mark your calendars, the "Wonder Woman" sequel finally has a release date

Wonder Woman is getting a sequel and it's slated to hit theaters Dec. 2019. Talk about a holiday hit.  While Gal Gadot has officially signed on to resume her groundbreaking role, the director is yet to be decided. Read more...More about Entertai.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

The best Bluetooth speaker of 2017: the best portable speakers for any budget

Looking for the best Bluetooth speaker? Here are our top picks for taking your tunes on-the-go. Our guide to the best Bluetooth speaker is a constantly updated list of the best portable speakers around. So whether you want to buy a speaker.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

Best soundbars 2017: the best soundbars for tv, movies and music

Need help finding the best soundbar? Give your TV a much needed audio boost with one of these. Our guide to the best soundbars is a constantly updated list of the best soundbars around.Whether you're looking for a new Dolby Atmos-enabled s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

TapMedia Twitter account goes rogue as former employee calls out CEO for sexism

Hell hath no fury like a former social media manager scorned. TapMedia learned that the hard way after a former social media manager took the reigns to the company's Twitter account and blasted the company's CEO, John Meyer, for being sexist. SEE AL.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 35 min. ago

You’ll never fight over an outlet again with this desk lamp

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you’ve ever found yourself struggling to decide what to unplug in order to revive your dead phone, the Jelly Comb lamp can help.   SE.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 35 min. ago

Note from dog sitter perfectly demonstrates the struggle of owning a pup

Owning a dog Sharing your home with a dog is a life-changing experience. But when it comes down to it, pups are still animals, and they don't always do exactly what you want.  Redditor carlwinslow187 went out recently, and got a dog sitter to wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 35 min. ago

You Can Now Use Waze Right From Android Auto in Your Car

Even though many would say Google Maps remains superior to Waze, the community-based navigation platform does have its benefits. If you enjoy Waze, and also have a dash unit with Android Auto in your vehicle, you’ll be happy to learn that you c.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News3 hr. 35 min. ago