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Bath time for Kindle as Amazon"s next ereader could go waterproof

A long-requested feature could be making its way to Amazon's next ebook reader. Amazon's Kindle line has an ereader for all bookworms. Cash-strapped? Pick up the classic touchscreen Kindle. Night owl? Try the backlit Paperwhite. Want somet.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarApr 21st, 2017

ChipMOS reportedly lands gold bumping orders for AMOLED driver ICs from Samsung

ChipMOS Technologies reportedly has landed orders from Samsung Electronics for providing gold bumping services on 12-inch wafers fabricated to produce AMOLED driver ICs to be used by new iPhone devices, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Time.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

Unity Technologies, Whose Engine Is Behind Pokémon Go, Agrees to Funding

If a new investment round closes, it could bring Unity, which makes software at the heart of video games, $400 million and value it at about $2.6 billion......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Speaker Straight From The Past

Remember those tiny black pocket radios that you often saw strung around people’s wrists? They were especially visible during an important cricket match when the device was practically glued to people’s ears.  You could see people walking with t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News4 hr. 16 min. ago

Article: Amazon Expands OTT Channel Subscriptions to UK, Germany

Amazon has made its next move in the ongoing fight for SVOD users, letting Prime Video subscribers in the UK and Germany add individual TV channels to their service for additional monthly fees......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

Uber to Repay Millions to Drivers, Who Could Be Owed Far More

The company concedes taking tens of millions in excess commissions. A lawsuit alleges improper tax deductions that are costing drivers even more......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News7 hr. 0 min. ago

Is Nationalism Working Its Way into Security Product Decision Making?

This IDC Market Note examines the impact that rising geopolitical tensions could have in making IT purchasing decisions. While enterprise purchasing decisions generally don't factor in the vendor's or product's provenance, it's entirely feasible that.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

IDC PlanScape: Deploying Multifactor Authentication

This IDC study provides senior technology leaders with a multifaceted approach to multifactor authentication. "Multifactor authentication is a time-tested approach that is finally coming of age," says Mike Chapple, adjunct analyst with IDC's IT Execu.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Federal Court Revives Wikimedia’s Challenge to N.S.A. Surveillance

An appeals court ruling on warrantless internet surveillance raises the chances that the Supreme Court could one day scrutinize the issue......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?

Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News10 hr. 24 min. ago

Fuel economy rules would decouple “miles traveled” trend from “gas used” trend

But whether those rules are enacted is in jeopardy with Trump and EPA chief Pruitt. (credit: epSos.de) If federal fuel economy rules aren’t weakened, US drivers could consume 1.2 million fewer barrels of gasoline per day in 2025 tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

Fuel rules would reduce US auto gasoline consumption 12 percent by 2025

But whether those rules are enacted is in jeopardy with Trump and EPA chief Pruitt. (credit: epSos.de) If federal fuel economy rules aren’t weakened, US drivers could consume 1.2 million fewer barrels of gasoline per day in 2025 tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 24 min. ago

Score 58% off Unitek’s Wireless Stereo Portable Bluetooth Speaker

The small but powerful Unitek Aluminium Wireless Stereo Portable Bluetooth Speaker normally retails for $40, but is currently marked down to just $17 on Amazon, providing a $23 (58 percent) discount. The post Score 58% off Unitek’s Wireless Ste.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

President Trump"s Budget Includes a $2 Trillion Math Error

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TIME: President Trump's budget includes a simple accounting error that adds up to a $2 trillion oversight. Under the proposed budget released Tuesday, the Trump Administration's proposed tax cuts would boost e.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 52 min. ago

Anker"s faster-charging 10,000mAh power bank is $27 right now

With spring’s rain (and snow...) finally clearing up, we can once again start spending time outdoors. There’s no reason to let your tiny cellphone battery hold you back from enjoying the sunshine, either—not when Amazon is offering Anker’s.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Air pollution may disrupt sleep

High levels of air pollution over time may get in the way of a good night's sleep, according to new research......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News14 hr. 7 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Do you know where your data is?

Modern businesses must be agile, flexible and innovative. Business leaders are always looking for the next opportunity and speed is of the essence. Whether they’re looking to scale up quickly for a new project, or seeking to harness the benefits.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News14 hr. 8 min. ago

Our World is Ended Will Have You Literally Save The World From A Bad Video Game Ending

The painful setting, painful characters, and painful story that small-time developer Judgment 7 created has become a reality, and the world is heading into a scenario of destruction in this PS Vita visual novel. Read Our World is Ended Will Have You.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News14 hr. 8 min. ago

Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Is Now Available On PS4, Here’s A New Trailer

Fans will get to revisit the “ocean of stars” today with the release of Star Ocean: Till the End of Time on PS4 with full-HD graphics from the emulated PS2 title. Here’s a new trailer and message from the producer. Read Star Ocean: Till the End.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News14 hr. 8 min. ago

Arkane Studios’ Prey is a reminder not to trust anyone or anything

The post Arkane Studios’ Prey is a reminder not to trust anyone or anything appeared first on MobileSyrup.Prey, developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda, is a thrilling and exhilarating experience. I thoroughly enjoyed my time play.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News14 hr. 8 min. ago

New Parks Canada app wants to help Canadians make the most of the country’s National Parks

Just in time for the summertime camping season, Parks Canada has released a new app to help Canadians make the most of the country’s natural treasures. The new app provides users with information on Canada’s 39 National Parks and eight Na.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News14 hr. 8 min. ago