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Another Executive Leaves Uber, the 3rd Major Departure in a Month

Jeff Jones, the company’s president of ride sharing, had been seen as a possible successor and a useful counterpart to the chief executive, Travis Kalanick......»»

Category: topSource:  nytMar 19th, 2017

Should Banks Let Ancient Programming Language COBOL Die?

COBOL is a programming language invented by Hopper from 1959 to 1961, and while it is several decades old, it's still largely used by the financial sector, major corporations and part of the federal government. Mar Masson Maack from The Next Web inte.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News26 min. ago

Uber’s Anthony Levandowski out as Advanced Technologies lead amid legal fight

 Uber’s Anthony Levandowski, who founded Otto and then became head of Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) once Otto was acquired by the ride sharing company, is stepping aside from his role as head of ATG. The move comes as Uber.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

SAPPHIRE Radeon RX 580 Nitro+ Review

SAPPHIRE is our first time with the refreshed Radeon RX 580, but the RX 580 Nitro+ leaves us with some questions." ... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Google Loses Top Hardware Executive

randomErr writes: David Foster, who joined Alphabet Inc.'s Google in October as part of its aggressive hardware effort, has left the company. As the vice president of hardware product development he worked on the launch of the Pixel smartphone and Ho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

BlackBerry KEYone sales delayed a month to meet demand, TCL CEO says

Enterprise customers eager to get their hands on the new BlackBerry KEYone, with its old-fashioned hardware keyboard, will have to wait another month until its May 31 release.The delay isn't expected to hurt sales much, analysts said, partly becau.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Acer"s Aspire GX comes out of nowhere to be the first prebuilt Ryzen PC from a major vendor

When AMD launched its disruptive Ryzen processors earlier this year, none of the major prebuilt PC makers were on board. Sure, AMD’s press release included canned quotes from Dell, HP, and Lenovo executives talking up their excitement about the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

What Does the Nintendo Switch Launch Success Mean?

Nintendo has revealed how much the Switch sold in its first month, but what does that actually tell us about the system's future potential sales?.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Another iPhone 8 leak hints at wireless charging

 Slowly but surely, we’re getting hints about the next iPhone from multiple leaks. Today’s new image from @OnLeaks shows that the next iPhone could feature wireless charging. In this iPhone schematic, it’s easy to spot a rounde.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Nintendo Switch is the No. 2 console on the market

If there's a major takeaway from Nintendo's latest earnings report, it's this: the Switch is #2. Nintendo reported 2.74 million sales between the console's March 3 launch through March 31, the end of the company's 2016 fiscal year. There's also a for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

BlackBerry KEYone sales delayed a month to meet demand

Enterprise customers eager to get their hands on the new BlackBerry KEYone, with its old-fashioned hardware keyboard, will have to wait another month until its May 31 release.The delay isn't expected to hurt sales much, analysts said, partly becau.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: Time For Another Net Neutrality Fight

The F.C.C.’s chairman said high-speed internet access should no longer be regulated like a utility, reversing an Obama administration initiative......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

McDonald"s will satisfy your Big Mac craving with UberEats delivery

McDonald's already tried delivering Quarter Pounder combo meals via Uber in Florida and now the fast-food restaurant it ready to expand the option. Crain's Chicago Business reports that McDonald's will launch its delivery opti.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

Micron Makes Mehrotra Next CEO

Micron named flash co-inventor and former SanDisk CEO Sanjay Mehrotra as its next chief executive, effective May 8......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

Google’s latest app makes it easier to book appointments at the salon

Google's Area 120 is working on another convenient app, this time for businesses who need to manage a schedule. The app also makes it easier for customers to schedule an appointment online or through an app. The post Google’s latest app makes i.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

Where’s Apple’s Amazon Echo competitor?

 Amazon is iterating quickly with the Amazon Echo as the company just announced the Amazon Echo Look, which is essentially an Echo with a camera. What is Apple’s answer? All we have is yet another rumor that Apple is working on a sort of c.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

Google Classroom now lets anyone school anyone else

 Google Classroom is opening up even further: After allowing anyone to join classes last month, expanding the learner side of the equation beyond just those with G Suite for Education accounts, Google is now opening Classroom class creation to a.....»»

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

2.4GHz is a headache for Wi-Fi users, and it’s here to stay

Current-generation Wi-Fi technology lives in the 5GHz band. Almost all of the major innovation in wireless standards takes place in the relatively untroubled frequencies around 5GHz (and well above), where there’s little radio competition and th.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Uber pleads with judge to move Waymo case into arbitration

Will arbitration work in Waymo's trade secret case? Enlarge / An Uber driverless Ford Fusion drives in Pittsburgh in 2016. (credit: Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images) Uber's love for arbitration is well-known, and it has sought to move its d.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

The Navy built rechargeable batteries that won"t explode on you

The Navy, the airline industry and Samsung all have a major problem with lithium-ion batteries. Specifically, they tend to catch fire more than most people would like. But that could change soon thanks to a new breakthrough from the US Naval.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

Acer’s focus grows with a new smartwatch, VR headset, and 360 camera

This year's Next@Acer event was full of announcements spanning several major product categories. Among them are some upcoming launches that pair up unlikely features for new experiences. The post Acer’s focus grows with a new smartwatch, VR hea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago