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Does a leaked report point to Apple"s augmented reality glasses?

Two employees experienced eye issues when using a new Apple prototype, according to an incident report. Take the following with a hearty heap of salt, but a newly leaked incident report may further confirm Apple has an augmented reality device.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarApr 20th, 2017

Merriam-Webster Uses Apple Fans to Define "Sheeple" 

Merriam-Webster’s dictionary has been flirting with the thin line between cheekily relevant and irritatingly attention seeking lately. The evolving compendium of the English language has garnered headlines recently with its social media swipes at t.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News8 hr. 59 min. ago

What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. The head of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News11 hr. 11 min. ago

FAA concludes that drones are safer than you may have thought

Much to drone company DJI's delight, a new FAA-commissioned report assures us that we have nothing to fear when it comes to drones. The new findings say "UAS are far more safe to operate around people than earlier models had assumed." The post FAA co.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 27 min. ago

Merriam-Webster lists ‘sheeple’ as a word, cites Apple fanatics as examples

As a sign of the times, Merriam-Webster has added the word "sheeple" to the official list of Webster-ordained words. What are sheeple, you ask? Well, as Merriam-Webster would have you believe, they're Apple fanatics. The post Merriam-Webster lists &#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 27 min. ago

New 2017 iPad Review: Apple Offers a Budget Tablet

New 2017 iPad Review: Apple Offers a Budget Tablet is a post by Kevin Purcell from Gotta Be Mobile. Apple’s new 9.7-inch 2017 iPad doesn’t come with a lot of surprises except for one, the $329 price tag Apple gave the 32GB model. It now c.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

Italian Police Say Amazon Has Evaded $142 Million of Taxes

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Milan tax police have told Amazon they believe the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros ($142 million) of taxes in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Friday. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 35 min. ago

Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms

sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: Your wireless router may be giving you away in a manner you never dreamed of. For the first time, physicists have used radio waves from a Wi-Fi transmitter to encode a 3D image of a real object in a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 43 min. ago

The Week in Apple News and Rumors: Today at Apple, iPhone 8 rumors, ‘Carpool Karaoke’ delayed, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending Apr. 28, 2017Image by ApplePlenty of important news and juicy rumors from the past week. Check out the Apple-related headlines in this week’s slideshow. Just click on the link to get more information.To read this.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News18 hr. 59 min. ago

Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does well, the other not so much. All this on Crunch R.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Trump Order Helps Offshore Drilling, Stops Marine Sanctuary Expansion

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: In an executive order signed on Friday, President Trump directed his secretary of the interior to review current rules on offshore drilling and exploration. This review is likely to result in a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Washington State Orchard Owners Look To Robots As Labor Shortage Worsens

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Seattle Times: Harvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States. That system eventually could change dramatica.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing

Tesla and Apple have asked the state of California to change its proposed policies on self-driving cars to allow companies to test vehicles without traditional steering wheels and controls or human back-up drivers, among other things. Reuters reports.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Apple is already taking advantage of its self-driving permit with a Lexus test

California's Department of Motor Vehicles decided to grant Apple an autonomous vehicle testing permit, allowing the company to use California's public highways in testing self-driving technology. The post Apple is already taking advantage of its self.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

WikiLeaks Reveals the "Snowden Stopper": CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers

schwit1 quotes a report from Zero Hedge: As the latest installment of it's "Vault 7" series, WikiLeaks has just dropped a user manual describing a CIA project known as "Scribbles" (a.k.a. the "Snowden Stopper"), a piece of software purportedly design.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Amazon"s Alexa Can Now Whisper, Bleep Out Swear Words, and Change Its Pitch

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Amazon is trying to make its Alexa voice assistant sound more humanlike. Up until now, the female-sounding voice maintained an even, monotone cadence whenever speaking, but with Amazon's new Speech.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

A Database of Thousands of Credit Cards Was Left Exposed on the Open Internet

A US online pet store has exposed the details of more than 110,400 credit cards used to make purchases through its website, researchers have found. From a report on ZDNet: In a stunning show of poor security, the Austin, TX-based company FuturePets.c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Stealthy Mac malware spies on encrypted browser traffic

A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic to steal sensitive information.The new program, dubbed OSX/Dok by researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, was distributed via email phishi.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

A Tech Bro Charged Thousands for an Island Getaway That Turned Into The Hunger Games [UPDATED] 

The distance between expectation and reality makes fools of us all, but it made the well-heeled attendees of an exclusive music festival in the Bahamas look particularly moronic late Thursday night. For tickets that started at $1,200 and went as high.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Qualcomm: Apple"s Real iPhone Competitor

Qualcomm: Apple"s Real iPhone Competitor.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Don’t expect OnePlus to act like all the other phone companies, because it won’t

OnePlus doesn't work like Samsung, LG, or Apple; and although it launched the OnePlus 3T soon after the OnePlus 3, that doesn't mean it'll follow a similar release pattern in the future. The post Don’t expect OnePlus to act like all the other phone.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017