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Cuba tries offering home internet access

It's all well and good that Google is offering faster access to its services in Cuba, but there's a glaring problem: most Cubans have to go out of their way to use them. Home internet access isn't an option, so most residents.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetDec 20th, 2016

Mini offers dealers bonuses for more used-car sales

Mini executives want the brand's U.S. dealerships to pursue used-car sales with more vigor, so they're offering bonuses to dealerships that hit used-volume targets......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

CDK buys Auto/Mate, access to smaller dealerships

CDK's purchase of Auto/Mate gives the dealer management system giant the offering for smaller dealerships at a lower price point that CDK CEO MacDonald sought......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

Leaked "Standing Rock" Documents Reveal Invasive Counterterrorism Measures

An anonymous reader writes: "A shadowy international mercenary and security firm known as TigerSwan targeted the movement opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline with military-style counterterrorism measures," reports The Intercept, decrying "the fusio.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

I was struck by lightning yesterday—and boy am I sore

Ars technical director: "I, I, I... think we need to call 911." (credit: Aurich Lawson / Derek Riggs) Around Memorial Day weekend four years ago, Ars Technical Director Jason Marlin was simply minding his own business in a new home office, enj.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News20 hr. 48 min. ago

Using Google Photos for unlimited IP security camera off-site storage

I recently upgraded my home internet from a measly 2Mbit upload to a more respectable 40Mbps on the Australian National Broadband Network. I’ve been thinking of good uses for this newfound upstream bandwidth and one idea was to off-site my IP.....»»

Category: microsoftSource:  istartedsomethingRelated NewsMay 28th, 2017

Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 review

Sigma’s flagship super-telephoto zoom is made with advanced enthusiasts and working photographers in mind, offering an extensive range without sacrificing performance, ruggedness, or quality. The post Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 review appeared first on.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Never step foot outside of your Land Rover with Alu-Cab’s Icarus Rooftop Conversion kit

Alu-Cab's Icarus Rooftop Conversion kit for the Land Rover Defender 110 provides daytime headroom and inside sleeping area access. The brand even designed the kit to help protect South African travelers from lions. The post Never step foot outside of.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Baby, these are the best Bond gadgets from the Roger Moore films

Roger Moore's James Bond movies were home to some of the most memorable spy gadgets in the franchise's proud (and occasionally not-so-good) history. Here are our picks for the top 10. The post Baby, these are the best Bond gadgets from the Roger Moor.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

The top 10 best gadgets used by Roger Moore"s James Bond

Roger Moore's James Bond movies were home to some of the most memorable spy gadgets in the franchise's proud (and occasionally not-so-good) history. Here are our picks for the top 10. The post The top 10 best gadgets used by Roger Moore's James.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Baby, these are the best Bond gadgets from the Roger Moore canon

Roger Moore's James Bond movies were home to some of the most memorable spy gadgets in the franchise's proud (and occasionally not-so-good) history. Here are our picks for the top 10. The post Baby, these are the best Bond gadgets from the Roger Moor.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

How Is IoT Data Used and Organized at the Edge?

This IDC Survey Spotlight provides analysis of impact on storage infrastructure on U.S. organizations due to Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. Specifically, this Survey Spotlight highlights the increased use of object-based storage (OBS) at the e.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Uber, Lyft returning to Austin as driver-fingerprinting dispute ends

Legislation, to be signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, paves way for some comebacks. Enlarge (credit: Alfredo Mendez) Uber and Lyft are returning to Austin—the capital of Texas and home to the South by Southwest festival. The move comes one ye.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Google I/O 2017: Google Extends Intelligent Assistant and Smart Home Capabilities, but Falls Short on Visual Experiences

The battle for dominance in the intelligent assistant and smart home markets continues to tighten following several key announcements from Google at its developer conference on May 17, 2017. For some time, Google has been gaining an edge in both of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

80% of Millennials Say They Want To Buy a Home -- But Most Have Less Than $1,000

An anonymous reader writes: Millennials aren't buying homes in the same numbers as previous and older generations, but it's not because they don't want to. The vast majority of millennials do indeed aim to buy someday, or would even like to now if th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

You can tour iconic places of The Beatles’ history on Google Earth

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album, Google Earth is offering a virtual tour of nine iconic places in the band's history. The post You can tour iconic places of The Beatles’ history on.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Google will work with Vietnam to remove ‘toxic’ content

In line with recent agreements to prune their internet content in certain countries, Google's parent company Alphabet will now work with Vietnam's government to remove "toxic" information from its sites. The announcement came today.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Syspro

Syspro is a strong contender for the enterprise resource planning (ERP) needs of small, midsize, and large businesses. The system is extremely flexible, comprehensive, and easy to use, offering a plethora of reports and easily scaling from one to sev.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

With Nothing Left To Sell, RadioShack Is Selling Itself To People

RadioShack, an almost 100-year-old American chain of wireless and electronics stores, had a hell of ride at retail. The cradle of building your own electronics at home, and an early participant in the PC revolution, is finally facing the end after a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Amazon is offering two free months of Music Unlimited to new subscribers

All the various music streaming services desperately try to differentiate themselves with personalization features and the occasional exclusive. If you ask me, however, they're all pretty much the same with similar catalogs. For those who disagree.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Major US Tech Firms Press Congress For Internet Surveillance Reforms

Dustin Volz, reporting for Reuters: Facebook, Amazon and more than two dozen other U.S. technology companies pressed Congress on Friday to make changes to a broad internet surveillance law, saying they were necessary to improve privacy protections an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017