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Beware: Previous owners of used smart home gadgets may still have access to them

When you buy a used smartphone, there’s a pretty good chance it will be wiped of the previous owners’ data and access. The same isn’t true of smart-home devices. The post Beware: Previous owners of used smart home gadgets may still have access.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 18th, 2017

Russia targets Telegram app after St Petersburg bombing

A suicide bomber who killed 15 people in St Petersburg used the messaging app, officials say......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News13 min. ago

Smart cities

Across the globe, cities are installing sensors, smart meters, and other tech to gather data in the hopes of saving money, becoming cleaner, and reducing traffic. These are just a few of the goals of smart cities. From Oslo to San Diego, cities are p.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 min. ago

From EV fleets to LED streetlights, San Diego is America’s premier smart city

Long described as a big city that doesn’t feel like one, San Diego is quickly becoming the gold standard for how to develop, deploy and demonstrate technologies that help its environment, its economy, and its infrastructure. The post From EV fleets.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 min. ago

Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords

What makes a smart city? We asked some experts, and they all agree: No city is really there, yet, but many cities are looking to the future. The post Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 min. ago

Self-driving car owners could become the traffic elite through Hyperlanes

While autonomous vehicles may have their own premium lane in the future, the rest of us could be stuck in gridlock......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News37 min. ago

Jeff Bezos says Amazon will ‘keep investing’ in India as rivals raise new war chests

 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has pledged to continue to invest in India as it bids to keep pace with rivals in the country that have landed large investments from big name backers. SoftBank and Alibaba have pumped close to $2 billion into Paytm latel.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News37 min. ago

Startup veteran founder/investor Wendy Tan White joins BGF Ventures

 If there are some noticeable gaps in the European venture scene it’s these. The first is there is still a small number of European entrepreneurs who have built products and scaled and exited and then went on to become investors, relative.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News37 min. ago

iMac Kaby Lake (2017) review: The iMac’s excellence continues on

It’s been nearly two years since Apple updated the iMac, which may not seem like such a big deal, especially for a desktop computer. So, understandably, if you bought an iMac in the past three or four years, maybe you aren’t looking for a new.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Hands-on: AMD"s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs Nvidia Titan Xp

AMD’s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition may be a graphics card made for science (specifically, workstations), but gamers are just as eager to see what it says about the consumer version. The company’s already made a splash this year with its Ryzen.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

Amazon Dash Wand review: A home shopping device made for a not-too-distant future

Amazon will sell you groceries, one way or another. Case in point: The day before it announced plans to buy Whole Foods for a cool $13.7 billion, it released Amazon Dash Wand, a small Alexa-powered gadget that will likely be just as integral to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

A new wireless tower network grows in Africa as YC alum Tizeti raises $2.1 million

 Wireless networking may be getting a high speed boost across Nigeria as YCombinator alumnus Tizeti looks to expand in the region. The company has raised $2.1 million in new financing from a slew of African and American venture firms to continue.....»»

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

China foundries striving for more dummy wafer supplies

China-based logic IC and memory foundries including Nexchip Semiconductor and Rui-Li (transliterated from Chinese) Integrated Circuit have offered 20% higher prices than what their bigger rivals offer in order to secure more supplies of "dummy" or te.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Kinpo Electronics to add 2 factories in the Philippines

Kinpo Electronics will add to its two factories in the Philippines by establishing two more due to increased OEM orders of home-use smart appliances from UK-based Dyson, with one to start production in the third quarter of 2017 and other in the secon.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

ICRD and ASML sign pact to establish training center in Shanghai

Shanghai Integrated Circuit Research and Development Center (ICRD), a public research consortium dedicated to the advancement of the semiconductor industry in China, and chip-making equipment manufacturer ASML Holding have signed a memorandum of unde.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally

An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 21 min. ago

Ruined by its airbag scandal, Takata files for bankruptcy protection

Takata has filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan after its 84-year-old business was ruined by a scandal involving faulty airbags. The airbags, some of which exploded with too much force, have been linked to at least 14 deaths. The post Ruined by.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Get the Amazon Echo voice-controlled speaker for $50 off, today only

Today only, you can take $50 off the Amazon Echo smart speaker, which brings it down to just $130. The Echo features Alexa voice control, streaming capability, and a 360-degree speaker that fills your room with sound. The post Get the Amazon Echo voi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Epson’s new Home Cinema 4000 projects blazing 4K at a crazy price

Epson's newly launched 4K projector, the Home Cinema 4000, uses some clever tricks to achieve 4K resolution with HDR support and wide color gamut display. The result is a massive 4K Ultra HD picture at a surprisingly affordable price point. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Japan"s automakers say it will be difficult to recoup billions spent recalling Takata airbags

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi said Takata's filing for bankruptcy protection will make it difficult for them to recoup billions of dollars they have spent to recall defective airbag inflators......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 13 min. ago

Box office hits and misses: ‘Transformers’ struggles while ‘Wonder Woman’ stays strong

Michael Bay's fifth installment of the Transformers franchise, Transformers: The Last Knight, has the weakest debut of the series so far, but still manages to win the box office its first weekend in theaters. The post Box office hits and misses: R.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 45 min. ago