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After Years Waiting For Google Fiber, KC Residents Get Cancellation Emails

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Some Kansas City residents who have been waiting years for Google Fiber to install service at their homes recently received e-mails canceling their installations, with no word on whether they'll.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Docs show Uber, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, others are forming "The Coalition for the American Dream" group to lobby for DACA; Uber confirms participation (Reuters)

Reuters: Docs show Uber, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, others are forming “The Coalition for the American Dream” group to lobby for DACA; Uber confirms participation  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nearly two dozen maj.....»»

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

Verizon will fix your smartphone’s screen for $29

It happens to the best of us. You buy a new mobile phone, you get a case, you try to be extra careful, but you drop it. Cracked screens happen often enough that most major carriers and device manufacturers have a separate section in their mo.....»»

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

Experts don"t know if the fake news problem will get more or less awful

If you're looking for good news about the future of false information on the internet, please close this little post and continue your search. Your eyes are wasting their time here.  A Pew Research Center study published on Thursday polled more.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

Verizon expects strong iPhone X demand this holiday season

The iPhone X sure is expensive, but that doesn’t mean that Apple won’t sell millions upon millions of units this year. Most reports say that Apple may meet its production goals for 2017 after all, although it’ll struggle to meet consumer demand.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

Google Play rolls out "Try It Now" button for Android Instant Apps, updates Editor"s Choice section and Play Console (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Google Play rolls out “Try It Now” button for Android Instant Apps, updates Editor's Choice section and Play Console  —  Google today is announcing a number of changes to its Google Play app sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Madison Reed just raised another $25 million to open hair color bars across the U.S.

 You get to a certain age, and if you’re remotely vain (and let’s face it, you are), you need to have your hair colored fairly frequently. You’re hardly alone. Roughly 75 percent of women in the United States color their hair,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 37 min. ago

Tarantino was "shocked and appalled" by Harvey Weinstein ... 22 years ago

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino had the goods on Harvey Weinstein decades ago — and could have done more to stop his abusive behavior.  That's what Tarantino, one of Weinstein's most frequent directorial collaborators, admitted Thursday in a m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

How Google"s Pixel 2 "Now Playing" Song Identification Works

An anonymous reader shares a report from VentureBeat, written by Emil Protalinski: The most interesting Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature, to me, is Now Playing. If you've ever used Shazam or SoundHound, you probably understand the basics: The ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

Google Play lets you test drive Android apps before installing them

Google's Instant Apps are available in a few places for curious Android users, but they've been conspicuously absent in one place: the Play Store. Wouldn't you want to check out an app before committing to it? You can now......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

Google Daydream View (2017) review

Got a Samsung Galaxy Note 8? LG V30? Pixel 2 XL? Interested in virtual reality? Google’s Daydream View (2017) headset lets you quickly jump right in to play games, watch 360-degree content, and more. It costs a little more, but boasts considerably.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 21 min. ago

Google’s AVA data set raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

 Today Google announced a new labeled data set of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

The old Android menu button is lurking in the Google Pixel 2"s interface [Update]

Clicking on the lower right corner of the screen brings up the menu, but turns out this is a bug that won't be around for long. Update: The hidden Android menu button in the Pixel 2 is indeed a bug, Google confirmed on Thursday, just as we theo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Apple Watch"s LTE Suspended In China Possibly Due To Government Security Concerns

The Apple Watch Series 3's best new feature has been mysteriously blocked in China. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, China has cut off the Apple Watch's LTE connectivity on Sept. 28 after brief availability from China Unicom. Indus.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert

With Google Earth, archaeologists have uncovered strange stone structures that may have been built by nomadic tribes in ancient lava fields......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Google’s AVA dataset raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

 Today Google announced a new labeled dataset of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. If you’ve been following along, you’ve.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 45 min. ago

‘Pokemon Go’ hopes new monsters will get you outside this fall

While Pokémon Go may have lost some of its shine due to a number of problems like poorly run public events and a divisive invitation-only special battle system, the mobile game still has a decent fanbase. The developers have been addi.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 45 min. ago

How To Fool A Liar King Navigates Politics Between Cat People & Untrustworthy Monarchs

Regina will find herself amongst fibbing kings, cat people, and martial artists after waking up in another kingdom in this visual novel. Read How To Fool A Liar King Navigates Politics Between Cat People & Untrustworthy Monarchs on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

18 pessimistic opinions on the next 10 years of fake news (and 5 optimistic ones)

 A topic like fake news (more broadly the question of trust and verification on the internet) is a complex one. Sometimes you just have to poll the room and get a feel for what people are thinking before drawing any conclusions. That’s wha.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. 10 S: Which version is right for you?

Not sure what version of Windows to get? Here are the major features of Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. the newer Windows 10 S to help you figure out which one belongs on your computer. The post Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. 10 S: Which version is right fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Newly discovered moon cave could house mankind’s first lunar colony

After decades of speculation, a team of researchers has confirmed a vast lava tube beneath the lunar surface. Geological formations like this could one day be used as a moon base to shelter astronauts. The post Newly discovered moon cave could house.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago