Advertisements


Almost All WannaCry Victims Were Running Windows 7

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: According to data released today by Kaspersky Lab, roughly 98 percent of the computers affected by the ransomware were running some version of Windows 7, with less than one in a thousand running Win.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

The future of turbocharging: anything but all hot air

Honeywell plans to spin off its Transportation Systems business, which includes turbochargers, at a time when demand for the fuel-saving devices is set to boom according to company internal forecasts. Even with increased adoption of hybrid powertrain.....»»

Category: plasticsSource:  plasticstodayRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Phenogenetic map created for stem cells models of neurological diseases

In an effort to better understand neurological diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS -- and develop new ways to treat them -- researchers have performed the first meta-analysis of all induced pluripotent stem cell models for neurological and.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Lawmakers try their hand at banning ticketing bots, but it"s not the end of them

The pain of narrowly missing out on concert tickets is an all too common feeling. While we might be quick to blame our reflexes, scalpers employing bots have been wreaking havoc in the now mostly digital ticket selling business.  SEE ALSO: Why T.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 7 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. 47 min. ago

Cities around US offer billions in tax breaks to be Amazon’s HQ2

Cities and states are trying to one-up each other, showing off their best features. Enlarge / Amazon's campus in South Lake Union, Seattle. (credit: Joel Rogers / Getty Images) Cities around the country are pulling out all the stops to entic.....»»

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

Report: Sprint and T-Mobile merger announcement likely delayed until next month

It was reported last month that Sprint and T-Mobile were close to coming to a tentative agreement for a merger, but now the two companies are looking at a delay. While Sprint and T-Mobile had hoped to announce a deal during earnings calls at the end.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 58 min. ago

Twitter shares its roadmap to curb abuse

Twitter prides itself on being "what's happening," but unfortunately for the company's users, what's frequently happening is unchecked harassment. CEO Jack Dorsey apparently has plans to change all that, and today put forth a roadmap for curbing abus.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago

With new investment, Boeing is trying to make drones a part of your life

Boeing has invested in a startup that's trying to make autonomous flight the next big thing.  The company announced today that it has invested in Near Earth Autonomy, which develops technology for unmanned flying vehicles of all shapes and sizes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

Man compares a $10,000 dog with a $1 dog, and the results are shocking

Before you run out and buy that budget $1 dog, please watch this video. Seriously though, the trend of comparing cheap and expensive food and products has reached an all-time high, so this parody from YouTuber jacksfilms is long overdue.  Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 39 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. 59 min. ago

Need to know how to open RAR files? Here’s how to do it

Few things are more bothersome than not being able to open a file when you need it most. Check out our quick guide about how to open RAR files in Windows and MacOS. We will walk you through it, step by step. The post Need to know how to open RAR file.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 59 min. ago

Vo Trong Nghia incorporates trees into chequerboard facade of Hanoi university building

Vo Trong Nghia Architects has completed an office building at Hanoi's FPT University, featuring gridded facades that incorporate recessed windows shaded by trees. Read more Vo Trong Nghia Architects has completed an office building at Hanoi'.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News5 hr. 22 min. ago

Studio makes running more exciting with coaching, music and competition

 Jason Baptiste wants you to run. He said he’s seen the personal benefits of running since 2009, when he became unhappy with his weight and committed to run a “daily 5k,” something he’s held to ever since. “Not only.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago

The global shop

Online retailers have a shop window to the world, but how do you handle all those payments?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago

Photos & Highlights from the Final 36 Hours at the Inaugural Merge! Conference in Orlando

The 1st Merge! Conference ended Wednesday afternoon in Orlando. We have all of the highlights from day 4 Tuesday and the half-day that closed the program Wednesday......»»

Category: internetSource:  dnjournalRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Parents, that children"s smartwatch might not be a great idea

Technology is bad, part 719,533.  Smartwatches designed for kids can be compromised in all kinds of ways, according to a recent report compiled by the Norwegian Consumer Council and published by the European Consumer Organization. SEE ALSO:.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Boeing gets serious about self-flying planes with a new investment

Boeing has invested in a startup that's trying to make autonomous flight the next big thing.  The company announced today that it has invested in Near Earth Autonomy, which develops technology for unmanned flying vehicles of all shapes and sizes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Almost Half of Tech Workers Worry About Losing Their Jobs Because of Ageism, Says Survey

An anonymous reader quotes a report from SiliconBeat: More than 40 percent of tech workers worry about losing their jobs because of age, a new survey shows. Jobs site Indeed also found that 18 percent of those who work in the tech industry worry "all.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Google will "fix" the Pixel 2"s hidden menu button

Looks like the Pixel 2's "secret" menu button was just leftover code, after all. Google has confirmed to CNET that this was a bug, not a feature, and that it'll be patched out in the future. If you're still enjoying that new p.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 59 min. ago

Tired of trends, trolls, and tweets? Here’s how to delete your Twitter account

Getting tired of all the hashtags and 140-character drivel in your Twitter feed? Check out this guide for a quick rundown on how to delete your Twitter account and wipe your presence from the social media behemoth. The post Tired of trends, trolls, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 15 min. ago