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A "Superbug" Fungus Is Spreading Across the US

Over the past nine months, the number of US cases of an emerging, multi-drug resistant fungus has ballooned from 7 to more than 122. What’s more, the fungus, Candida auris, seems to be spreading, according to a field report the Centers for Disease.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMay 19th, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: News and rumors

Samsung has traditionally added a rugged Active model to its newest Galaxy S range, and rumors are spreading the Galaxy S8 will be no different. Here's what we think we know about the Galaxy S8 Active. The post Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: News and rumo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 49 min. ago

Uber Launches New Rider App In India

Uber has recently launched a new app for riders in India and around the globe, across Android and iOS platforms. According to a recent press release, Uber riders can now enjoy faster, smarter, and more personalised Uber experience on the new app, whi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News16 hr. 49 min. ago

After Math: Get free

It's been a rockin' week in the free world. Chelsea Manning is free from prison after being pardoned by President Obama in January, Facebook announced it will stream 20 free MLB games across its social network this season and inter.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 21st, 2017

New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools. WannaCry Used Just Two

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers have detected a new worm that is spreading via SMB, but unlike the worm component of the WannaCry ransomware, this one is using seven NSA tools instead of two. Named EternalRocks, the worm seems to be in a phas.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

EU Passes "Content Portability" Rules Banning Geofencing

Long-time Slashdot reader AmiMoJo writes: The European Parliament has passed draft rules mandating 'content portability', i.e. the ability to take your purchased content and services across borders within the EU. Freedom of movement rules, which allo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

The Impact of Debt on Telco Operations in Africa

This IDC Market Perspective provides IDC's view of the trends around debt financing and its negative impact on telco operations across the African continent. "Debt will play a significant role in determining the ability of telcos to invest in network.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Deadly flower power? Imported tulip bulbs spread anti-fungal resistance

Tulip and narcissus bulbs imported into Ireland from the Netherlands may be acting as vehicles for the international spread of a drug-resistant fungus -- with potentially fatal consequences. Experts advise people not to plant bulbs near hospitals or.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Netflix to offer ‘download zones’ in Ontario cottage country over the summer

Netflix has announced a ‘Download Zone’ tour for this summer, offering spots with Wi-Fi across Ontario cottage country for viewers to load up their devices with entertainment. At select locations, Ontarians will be able take advantage of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Philips study says majority of Canadians believe ‘connected care technology’ essential for healthcare

The majority of Canadians say they believe “connected care technology,” such as remote blood and heart monitors, mobile health apps and wearable fitness devices, are a way to improve care across the health continuum, according to a study.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Language learning app Memrise takes top honours at Google’s 2017 Play Awards

With I/O 2017 winding down, Google has announced the winners of its latest class of Google Play Award winners. After whittling down a list of 57 finalists, the company has picked the best app or game across 12 different categories. Notable winners i.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

The top free game in the iOS App Store is a digital Fidget Spinner, because of course it is

The Fidget Spinner, like the Tamagotchi, Yo-yo and marbles before it, is this summer’s ultra-popular toy. This has caused the relatively harmless toy-like device to be banned from a variety of schools across North America, despite the fact that.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Apple is Lobbying Against Right-to-Repair Legislation Across the Country

Individuals and hobbyists often favor the so-called "right to repair." Manufacturers like Apple don't, and they're lobbying against bills that would grant enthusiasts these rights across the country. The post Apple is Lobbying Against Right-to-Repai.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

LastPass will store two-factor codes alongside your passwords

Keeping track of a list of secure passwords across your myriad accounts and services is a nightmare, but it's necessary for the future we live in. LastPass, the password management app, wants to make it a little more convenient on mobil.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

A "Superbug" Fungus Is Spreading Across the US

Over the past nine months, the number of US cases of an emerging, multi-drug resistant fungus has ballooned from 7 to more than 122. What’s more, the fungus, Candida auris, seems to be spreading, according to a field report the Centers for Disease.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

These 12 Android apps won the 2017 Google Play Awards

The results are in for the second annual Google Play Awards, the company’s new tradition to honor excellence in the world of Android apps. In late April, we took a look at the 60 nominees across the Play Award’s 12 categories.Now, here are the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

3D printing soft legs can help a robot walk across rough and rocky terrain

 A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego have applied the biologically-inspired principles of soft robotics in order to develop a robot capable of navigating uneven terrain like rocks and sand. The soft and pliable material.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

HP Launches Elite x2 1012 G2 2-in-1: 12.3-Inch Display, Kaby Lake, 1 TB SSD, 16 GB LPDDR3, TB3

HP has announced the second generation of its Elite x2 1012 2-in-1 detachable PC designed for commercial applications. The next-gen system not only gets more powerful Kaby Lake SoCs, but has also seen improvements across the board compared to its pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

AECOM Seeks To Hire 3,0000

Los Angeles-based infrastructure developer AECOM says it is in a big hiring push, and is hoping to fill 3,000 jobs across North America over the next six months. According to AECOM, it is looking to hire architects, engineers, designers, planners, sc.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Facebook’s next feature could be Instagram notifications

Facebook and Instagram might exist as individual services, but under the surface their ties run deep. Instagram users often test major new features before they're eventually ported across to the News Feed and it only takes a push of a b.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Nest Thermostat Currently Discounted 6% - Deal Alert

A thinner, sleeker design. A bigger, sharper display. The 3rd generation Nest Learning Thermostat is more beautiful than ever. With Farsight, it lights up when it sees you coming and shows you the time or temperature from across the room. And the.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017