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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

What Remains of Edith Finch is an effective experiment in storytelling

Touching, tightly-paced tale follows the emotional arc of a cursed family. Enlarge / Your first view of the teetering Finch house doesn't really do justice to its cluttered, circuitous insides. The average big-budget video game story is a spr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 min. ago

Google Makes It Easy to Save Parking Location in Maps

Google Maps is now not only your parking advisor, it’ll help you locate your car after a night or day on the town in a mysterious city. Thanks to a new update, saving your parking location with notes and a meter timer is now easier than ever. O.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News21 min. ago

8 of the best Huawei P10 cases for your new phone

We've picked out a selection of the best Huawei P10 cases for all budgets, styles and needs. The Huawei P10 might not be the most exciting flagship of 2017, but it’s still a dependable handset and a solid upgrade to one of 2016’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News21 min. ago

Uber highlights your rating to make you a better passenger

It's no secret that Uber assigns star ratings to passengers as well as drivers, but finding your passenger rating has practically required a small mining expedition. After today, though, you'll hardly have to lift a finger to unde.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News29 min. ago

VR"s latest victim: "live" standup comedy

Comedy Living Room started in 2012 as a way for emergent stand-ups to try out gags in the safety of a friend's living room. Now, the event is embracing virtual reality, enabling everyone to watch a low-fi comedy gig in someone else'.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News41 min. ago

Milwaukee woman says her Fitbit exploded on her arm while she was reading

Fitness wearables are meant to keep you healthy, not send you to the hospital. But alas, it would appear that a Fitbit has failed in its duties, as a woman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin alleged that her wearable exploded on her wrist. The post Milwaukee wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News42 min. ago

Baby Humpback Whales Whisper to Their Moms Because the Ocean Is Terrifying

The ocean is dark and full of terrors—including hungry orcas, and horny men looking to bang your mom, if you’re a baby humpback whale. And so, you keep your voice to a whisper to avoid these predatory eavesdroppers.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News49 min. ago

Delta is handing out premium headphones to rich people

Starting on July 15th, you'll find a pair of premium LSTN headphones in your seat when you fly overseas in first or business class with Delta. They're really not quite like your typically plain onboard headset, with beautiful woode.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News57 min. ago

Scanner Sombre review: A weird and unsettling glimpse into darkness

It starts like a nightmare. You’re hundreds of feet below the Earth’s surface, plumbing the depths of a seemingly endless cave, and it goes pitch black. Darkness all around, so dark you can’t see the ground beneath your feet, the water dripp.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News57 min. ago

Don"t install the Windows 10 Creators Update on your own, Microsoft advises

Microsoft would prefer it if you didn't try to install the Windows 10 Creators Update yourself. Instead, the company is encouraging everyone but advanced users to wait for the Creators Update to become available via Windows Update. That means work.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News57 min. ago

Add USB Charging Ports To Your Wall Outlets For $15 Each

These days, you probably charge as many things over USB as you do over standard AC outlets, so it only makes sense to add some semi-permanent USB ports to your home.Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Twitter"s Free Fall Is Slightly Less Brutal Than It Was Before

Twitter announced its Q1 2017 earnings on Wednesday, and good news, everyone: The company isn’t performing as poorly as it was last quarter!Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Take a virtual tour of NYC"s historic LGBTQ sites with this interactive map

A new interactive map is "making an invisible history visible" by letting users uncover the LGBTQ community's impact on New York City.  The map, launched by the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project in late March, highlights queer contributions and cu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Twitter’s Business Shrinks, but Investors See a Glimmer of Hope

The company posted its first decline in revenue since its initial public offering in 2013, but its results still beat investors’ low expectations......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Celebrating AnandTech’s 20th Anniversary: 1997 - 2017

This morning we’re celebrating a rather special occasion over here at AnandTech: our 20th anniversary. Though in a lot of ways it seems like the years have gone by in a flash, the calendar doesn’t lie: it means we’ve now been doing.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News1 hr. 21 min. ago

Paktor, a major rival to Tinder in Asia, moves into live-streaming via merger deal

 Dating app Paktor, often dubbed ‘The Tinder of Southeast Asia,’ just sealed up its move into live-streaming and media content after it announced a merger deal with Taiwanese startup 17 Media. Under the deal, a new company called M1.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

Huddly raises $10M to “reinvent the camera” with a computer-vision platform for video meetings

 Huddly, a Norway-based startup that sells a camera targeting remote company meetings (or huddles) and is building out what it describes as a “computer-vision” platform to help managers glean better data from those meetings, has rais.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

Startup Hippo Insurance launches in California with a tech-enabled home insurance

 Offering a more complete home insurance package for less money than traditional insurance sellers, startup insurance broker Hippo Insurance launched its first service this week in California. According to chief executive Assaf Wand, the company.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

Air Tailor, an ERA-backed startup, offers on-demand clothing alterations

 Almost nobody looks forward to going to the tailor. For one, you have to trek your clothes to and from this place — in metropolitan centers where walking/biking is a primary source of transportation, this becomes compounded. Plus, pricing.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

How to save your parking spot in Google Maps

Update, 4/26/17: The article has been updated with additional information now that the parking feature is out of beta testing.Google Maps is finally starting to understand the headache that is parking. Earlier this year it added a parking availabi.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 41 min. ago