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Cuba has just opened its first computer factory, with help from Chinese firm Haier

As part of its ongoing march towards a more technologically advanced future, Cuba has opened its very first computer factory, slated to produce tablets and laptops to help catapult the island nation's populace into the digital age. The post Cuba has.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsDec 28th, 2016

In aftermath of Petya, congressman asks NSA to stop the attack if it knows how

 Today Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu of California wrote to the NSA in an appeal for the agency to do anything in its power to stop the spread of the global ransomware (or potentially just disguised as ransomware) attack that began yesterday......»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 min. ago

Kodak"s VIP Inkjet Summit: Leapfrogging to Offset Migration

This IDC Market Note details Kodak's efforts at targeting new applications and offset migration with its Stream and ULTRASTREAM inkjet technologies, following the business decision to retain its enterprise inkjet systems business......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News11 min. ago

1Q17 Enterprise Storage Market Update

This IDC Presentation offers an overview of the enterprise storage systems and software market trends for the first calendar quarter of 2017......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News11 min. ago

Inmarsat"s European short-haul wifi spacecraft launches

The UK's biggest space company takes the next step in its project to boost wifi in planes over Europe......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News11 min. ago

Mingis on Tech: What Cisco announced at Cisco Live

Cisco is a company in transition as it looks to move beyond its networking roots into areas as diverse as security, mobile, the Internet of Things and the now "intent-based networking."(That last one isn't quite as futuristic as it sounds.)Network.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News19 min. ago

Worldwide Tablet Forecast Update, 2017–2021

This IDC study provides the five-year forecast for the tablet market."Despite a stronger than expected 1Q17, lingering market concerns abound," says research director, IDC's Devices and Displays, Linn Huang. "The slate category continues its unabated.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News43 min. ago

iPad Air iOS 11 Beta: Impressions & Performance

iPad Air iOS 11 Beta: Impressions & Performance is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. The iPad Air iOS 11 beta 2 is an improvement over the first release but most people should continue to avoid Apple’s pre-release software. The orig.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News43 min. ago

London Metropolitan Police"s 18,000 Windows XP PCs Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen

According to MSPoweruser, the London Metropolitan Police are still using around 18,000 PCs powered by Windows XP, an operating system Microsoft stopped supporting in 2014. What's more is that the police force is upgrading its PCs from Windows XP to W.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News51 min. ago

Micron Discontinues Lexar Business, Plans to Focus on Higher-Margin Products

Micron this week announced plans to discontinue its Lexar removable media storage business as a part of the company’s strategy to shift to higher margin NAND flash-based products. The company intends to sell all or part of its Lexar business d.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News51 min. ago

Samsung Joins Ranks of Foreign Firms Adding Jobs in the U.S.

The South Korean company said it had considered opening an appliance plant for about three years, but the factory may help it stay on President Trump’s good side......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News51 min. ago

Mystery of Motive for a Ransomware Attack: Money, Mayhem or a Message?

The latest strike, which affected computers from Ukraine to the United States, has intensified worries that such events will become everyday dangers......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News51 min. ago

EVs Strain Clean-energy Supply, But Could Help Balance Grid

Electric vehicles are complicating power companies’ transition to renewable energy sources. But EVs could help balance the grid by recharging off-peak and providing electricity when not in use......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

"Top Gear America" trailer is fully loaded for the upcoming series premiere

We're speeding toward Top Gear America's July 30 premiere, and BBC America has released a first-look trailer in preparation. As expected, the preview is full of awe-inspiring automobiles. The post 'Top Gear America' trailer is fully loaded.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Microsoft celebrates its ultimate game discount blowout with a new sweepstakes

Microsoft is kicking off its Ultimate Game Sale on Friday. As part of the celebration, it is holding a Game Face sweepstakes for a chance to win one of two prize packs: one with a custom Xbox One S and one with an Alienware PC. The post Microsoft cel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Researchers Create New Probiotic Beer That Boosts Immunity

randomErr writes: A new patent has been filed for a innovative brewing technique that incorporates a live strain of good bacteria into the brewing process. Researchers at NUS (National University of Singapore) have created a probiotic sour beer that.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Ocadao supermarket trials driverless van deliveries

Internet-based grocer Ocado teams up with a robotics firm to test driverless deliveries in London......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

Future Energy: LA crystals turn cars into energy source

How California is turning its car problem into a way to make LA greener......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

First Strike Against North Part Of South Korea’s Defense Strategy

The U.S. tends to avoid talk of a first strike against North Korea but pre-emptive action called the “Kill Chain” is part of the official... The U.S. tends to avoid talk of a first strike against North Korea but pre-emptive action cal.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

O"Reilly No Longer Selling Individual Books, Videos Online

dovf writes: Just got an email from O'Reilly Media that as of today, they are no longer selling individual books or videos online -- rather, they are encouraging people to sign up for Safari. They are continuing to publish books and videos, "and you'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

The NotPetya ransomware may not actually be ransomware at all — it could be something worse

Is ransomware still ransomware if its goal is purely to destroy? This is less if-a-tree-falls hypothetical and more sobering reality for the untold number of people across the globe whose computer systems have been infected with the NotPetya ransomwa.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago