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Alphabet signs pact with Cuban telecom firm to improve access to Google properties

Today, Google's parent company Alphabet announced that it's doing just that, by entering into an agreement with Cuba's state telecommunications monopoly, ETECSA, that will make it easier for Cuban citizens to access Google properties. The post Alphab.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsDec 12th, 2016

YouTube to help gamers build their audiences

The company signs a new deal with FaceIt, one of the leading eSports platforms......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

Molecule Kills Elderly Cells, Reduces Signs of Aging In Mice

An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from a Science Magazine report: Even if you aren't elderly, your body is home to agents of senility -- frail and damaged cells that age us and promote disease. Now, researchers have developed a molecule that sele.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

Audio IC firm C-Media 2016 profits fall to 3-year low

C-Media Electronics, a Taiwan-based fabless firm specializing in audio chips, saw its net profits fall to a three-year low of NT$66.93 million (US$2.2 million) in 2016. EPS for the year came to NT$0.86......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago

China Mobile 2016 net profit up 0.2% on year

The largest China-based mobile telecom carrier China Mobile on March 23 released its financial report for 2016, recording consolidated revenues of CNY708.421 billion (US$106.7 billion), increasing 6% on year, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, de.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago

Article: For Marketers, a Brand Safety Wake-Up Call

The Google ad boycott is a black eye for the internet giant, but it’s also forcing advertisers to be more deeply aware of how and where their messages appear......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

Article: Listen In: Daily Podcast

eMarketer's Ezra Palmer and Marcus Johnson talk about net neutrality and Google's controversy in the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers.”.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

Take 5 Minutes To Read And Improve Your Writing Skills Forever

Take 5 Minutes To Read And Improve Your Writing Skills Forever.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News9 hr. 24 min. ago

Google "can"t guarantee" ads won"t appear by offensive content, Eric Schmidt says

Google can't say for certain that ads placed with its various massive platforms won't end up near an offensive video or website. At least that's the opinion of Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and the most prominent public.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 39 min. ago

WikiLeaks" latest leak reveals alleged CIA exploits for Mac and iPhone [Updated]

New documents reveal possible ways the spy agency gained access to Apple laptops, desktops and phones. Update: Apple has sent us a statement regarding the latest WikiLeaks revelations. The company says its initial assessments show the alleged i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

Google Reducing Trust In Symantec Certificates Following Numerous Slip-Ups

An anonymous Slashdot reader writes from a report via BleepingComputer: Google Chrome engineers announced plans to gradually remove trust in old Symantec SSL certificates and intent to reduce the accepted validity period of newly issued Symantec cert.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 24 min. ago

Google Home goes on a defensive rant if you ask it about the CIA

Paranoid? Who's being paranoid? Following the Wikileaks March 7 Vault 7 data dump, which allegedly details a host of CIA hacking tools, people have started looking at their internet-connected devices with just a tad bit more skepticism. After all, if.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 55 min. ago

Google partners with Howard University to launch program for black engineers

Bonita Stewart, Google's vice president of global partnerships, says the tech industry barely talked about diversity when she joined the company around 10 years ago. On Thursday, she announced a deal that takes a step toward permanently changing that.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 55 min. ago

FBI director floats international framework on access to encrypted data

FBI director James Comey has suggested that an international agreement between governments could ease fears about IT products with government-mandated backdoors, but privacy advocates are doubtful.Speaking on Thursday, Comey suggested that the U......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

The ungraceful death of the consumer version of Google Glass in 2015 may have had some grieving the early death of augmented reality. But the technology is being resurrected by companies on the manufacturing floor. Take for example Lockheed Marti.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Google takes Symantec to the woodshed for mis-issuing 30,000 HTTPS certs

Chrome to immediately stop recognizing EV status and gradually nullify all certs. Enlarge (credit: Nyttend) In a severe rebuke of one of the biggest suppliers of HTTPS credentials, Google Chrome developers announced plans to drastically restri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 8 min. ago

Two new Michael Kors Access smartwatches are coming to Canada

Michael Kors is expanding its smartwatch offerings with two new Android Wear 2.0 devices, the Sofie for women and Grayson for men, both of which are coming to Canada. The Sofie has a lightweight, thin case body with a pavé bezel and round display......»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News13 hr. 55 min. ago

Microsoft expands connected car push with patent licensing

Microsoft's push into the connected car space has moved up a gear with a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota. The world's second-largest auto maker will have access to a range of Microsoft patents as part of the deal announced this week. R.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

Senators reintroduce a bill to improve cybersecurity in cars

 Senators Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut have reintroduced the Security and Privacy in Your Car (SPY Car) Act of 2017. They first introduced the bill, along with a similar bill for aircraft, during the last sess.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 31 min. ago

Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era

The Senate voted to overturn regulations that required telecom companies to ask permission before tracking users’ behavior, beginning a repeal of Obama-era regulations......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News14 hr. 48 min. ago

Online ticket marketplace Vivid Seats is looking to sell for $1.5 billion

 Online secondary ticket marketplace Vivid Seats is looking for a buyer and they’re hoping to fetch a price of about $1.5 billion, TechCrunch has learned. According to multiple sources, private equity firm Vista Equity Partners is work.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 55 min. ago