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Airtel’s claim of fastest network under doubt after Speedtest flaw emerges

The company has cried foul over the claim by Airtel that it is 'The Fastest 4G Network Ever' citing a critical flaw in the Speedtest app. The post Airtel’s claim of fastest network under doubt after Speedtest flaw emerges appeared first on Tech.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Mar 20th, 2017

Publish Georgia"s State Laws, You"ll Get Sued For Copyright and Lose

Presto Vivace writes: If you want to read the official laws of the state of Georgia, it will cost you more than $1,000. Open-records activist Carl Malamud bought a hard copy, and it cost him $1,207.02 after shipping and taxes. A copy on CD was $1,259.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News23 min. ago

Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook – what does this mean for Oculus Rift?

Best known as the creator of Oculus Rift, Luckey departs three years after selling to Facebook. Palmer Luckey is leaving Facebook and Oculus, the company he co-founded and eventually sold to the social network for $2 billion in 2014.Luckey is b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News59 min. ago

Upcoming AMD Radeon RX 500 Series cards appear in photos as engineering samples

AMD is slated to ship refreshed Polaris-based graphics cards next month under the Radeon RX 500 brand, and recent hands-on photos are proof that they are on the way. The photos reveal two engineering samples: The RX 570 and RX 580 The post Upcoming A.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

Don’t wake the baby! How to connect any headphones to a TV

If you find yourself in a situation where you require a pair of headphones to be connected to your TV, but your TV isn't equipped for it, what then? Well, we have some solutions to achieve the setup you're after -- both for wired and wireless headpho.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook

Embattled creator leaves just one year after launch of Rift headset. Palmer Luckey, the person most directly associated with the rise of Oculus as a major force in the growing world of virtual reality hardware, has left parent company Facebook,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Review: Consider VPN services for hotspot protection

Virtual private networks have many uses. Typically, businesses deploy VPNs so employees can securely access the corporate network from outside the office. However, we’ve seen a rise in third-party VPN services that use the same underlying techno.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

Driverless Convoy Technology May Be Fielded Soon

The same technology that allows Google and Uber to put driverless cars on the road may soon hit the battlefield. After 14 years of development,... The same technology that allows Google and Uber to put driverless cars on the road may soon hit the.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

Google Plans To Alter JavaScript Popups After Abuse From Tech Support Scammers

An anonymous reader writes: Chromium engineers are discussing plans to change how JavaScript popups work inside Chrome and other similar browsers. In a proposal published on the Google Developers portal, the Chromium team acknowledged that JavaScript.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Verizon to launch wireless Cat M1 network nationwide to juice IoT

Verizon on Friday will launch a nationwide wireless network designed to help developers, businesses, utilities and municipalities deploy secure internet-of-things devices at lower cost.The Verizon 4G LTE Category M1 (Cat M1) network will span 2.4.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Xero hits the epic one million customers mark

I’ve been watching Xero since it launched a decade ago.Actually, I’ve been watching Xero even longer than that -- I’ve used the product since soon after it launched, but co-founder and CEO Rod Drury has been talking about the small business.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Freaky Experiment Allows Tadpoles to See Out of Eyes Implanted on Their Tails

By leveraging the regenerative powers of migraine medication, researchers at Tufts University have restored the vision of blind tadpoles after grafting eyes to their tails. Sounds bizarre, but a similar technique could one day be used on humans. Rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 15 min. ago

MSI GTX 1080 Ti GAMING X review

We review the all new MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GAMING X. In this article we'll look at the fastest graphics card your money can get you, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti based on Pascal architecture. Armed with 11GB of GDDR5X graphics memory......»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 23 min. ago

Vitamin D, calcium supplementation among older women does not significantly reduce risk of cancer, study finds

Among healthy postmenopausal women, supplementation with vitamin D3 and calcium compared with placebo did not result in a significantly lower risk of cancer after four years, according to a study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Tracking hazardous chemicals from fast-food wrappers in the body

Just one month after major research findings showed dangerous PFAS present in more than one-third of fast food packaging tested, researchers have created a new technique to track PFASs in the body......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Blind tadpoles learn visually with eyes grafted onto tail, neurotransmitter drug treatment

Blind tadpoles were able to process visual information from eyes grafted onto their tails after being treated with a small molecule neurotransmitter drug that augmented innervation, integration, and function of the transplanted organs. The work, whic.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Scammers scare iPhone users into paying to unlock not-really-locked Safari

Apple yesterday patched a bug in the iOS version of Safari that had been used by criminals to spook users into paying $125 or more because they assumed the browser was broken.The flaw, fixed in Monday's iOS 10.3 update, had been reported to Apple.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

IBM on the state of network security: Abysmal

The state of online security is darn dreadful. At least if you look at the results from the IBM Security’s 2017 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index released today which contains myriad depressing nuggets such as: The number of records compromi.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

After spending 13 years working in systems administration and network and desktop support, Simeon Holloway had reached a crossroads in his career.“I had capped out on the knowledge” required for the positions, Holloway says. “Salary-wise, I.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

IBM technology creates smart wingman for self-driving cars

IBM said that it has patented a machine learning technology that defines how to shift control of an autonomous vehicle between a human driver and a vehicle control processor in the event of a potential emergency.+More on Network World: IBM on the.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

IBM technology creates smart wingman for self-driving cars

IBM said that it has patented a machine learning technology that defines how to shift control of an autonomous vehicle between a human driver and a vehicle control processor in the event of a potential emergency.+More on Network World: IBM on the.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago