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Facebook rolls out ‘Stories,’ another cloned Snapchat feature

Back in January Facebook revealed plans to bring more features from Instagram over to the social network’s iOS and Android app. Whether these features really originated from Instagram, or if Facebook borrowed them from Snapchat, however, is a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupMar 15th, 2017

Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘Moana,’ ‘Paterson,’ and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best shows and movies coming to streaming services this week. On the list this week: 'Moana,' 'Paterson,' and season 1 of 'GLOW.' The post Five shows and movies to stream this week: R.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 45 min. ago

Transport’s coming upheaval

 Technology is continuously reshaping our relationship with travel, and that change is accelerating to another inflection point. Advances in transportation technology reshape our lives and cities, and how and where we all settle. And American h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 57 min. ago

New HyperThreading Flaw Affects Intel 6th And 7th Generation Skylake and Kaby Lake-Based Processors

MojoKid writes: A new flaw has been discovered that impacts Intel 6th and 7th Generation Skylake and Kaby Lake-based processors that support HyperThreading. The issue affects all OS types and is detailed by Intel errata documentation and points out t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours

 SpaceX has succeeded in launching another Falcon 9 into space, this time for client Iridium, a global satellite telecommunications provider. The Iridium-2 mission on Sunday saw a Falcon 9 take off from SpaceX’s Vandenberg Air Force base i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Get the most out of your Chromebook with the best Android apps for Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently available. The post Get the most out of your Chromebook with the best Andro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 21 min. ago

Coming out as a Slytherin

Fantasy author Cecilia Tan thought she was a Ravenclaw—then she had to face facts. Cecilia Tan is the award-winning fiction author of over 20 books and a co-writer of GEEK ACTUALLY, a fiction serial celebrating fandom, female friendsh.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 45 min. ago

Artificial intelligence genius Andrew Ng has another AI project in the works

Andrew Ng's resume reads like a laundry list of the most impressive achievements in AI technology. It seems safe to assume that Ng's newest venture, known only as deeplearning.ai, won't disappoint.  The post Artificial intelligence genius Andrew Ng.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 13 min. ago

The Uber and the frog

 How the mighty are fallen. Travis Kalanick is out, and Uber has become something of a headless horseman, with no current CEO, COO, CFO, CMO, VP of Engineering, or general counsel. Its alleged valuation has fallen by $18 billion and counting. Ho.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 29 min. ago

The best iOS 10 widgets for your iPhone or iPad

If you haven’t been using an iOS widgets, you have been missing out on one of the best features of the operating system. Take a look at our top 10 iOS widgets, and enjoy the full power of Apple's platform. The post The best iOS 10 widgets for your.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 5 min. ago

Carefully curate who sees your content on Instagram with new feature "favorites"

Instagram is reportedly testing a new way to share posts with a smaller, more selective group of friends. It's called favorites, and it's meant to prompt users to post more by giving them more control over who ultimately sees their content. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 21 min. ago

First DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

After beating top Go player Ke Jie, DeepMind retired the AlphaGo AI, but the team is already seeking out new challenges to prove the worth of its research. The post First DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games appeared fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 21 min. ago

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Programmable drums and self-making bedsheets

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Programmable drums and self-maki.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 13 min. ago

Does US Have Right To Data On Overseas Servers? We"re About To Find Out

Long-time Slashdot reader quotes Ars Technica: The Justice Department on Friday petitioned the US Supreme Court to step into an international legal thicket, one that asks whether US search warrants extend to data stored on foreign servers. The US gov.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Germany Cracks Down On Illegal Speech On Social Media.

ArmoredDragon writes: German police have raided 36 homes of people accused of using illegal speech on Facebook and Twitter. Much of it was aimed at political speech. According to the article, "Most of the raids concerned politically motivated right-w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Houzz raises a huge $400M round at a $4B valuation

 If you ask investors in Silicon Valley about Houzz — an app where you browse ridiculously nice homes and check out interesting interior design ideas — they’ll probably quietly mutter that they’re just growing their busin.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

eBay will now match Amazon"s, Walmart"s and others" prices on over 50,000 items (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: eBay will now match Amazon's, Walmart's and others' prices on over 50,000 items  —  As Amazon and Walmart continue their battle to become the world's largest retailer, another longtime rival in the e-commer.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

First, DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

After beating top Go player Ke Jie, DeepMind retired the AlphaGo AI, but the team is already seeking out new challenges to prove the worth of its research. The post First, DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games appeared f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Headstart wants to better analyze candidates to fit them with the best jobs

 Nicholas Shekerdemian has a pretty typical startup story: he dropped out of college, met up with a technical co-founder and then ended up starting a company. But Shekerdemian, who at the time was helping match English teachers with Chinese cit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

The Best 2-in-1 PC You Can Buy

If you can’t decide if you need a tablet or a notebook, then don’t bother. The best 2-in-1 laptops are both, and they can provide all the power you need. Check out our list for the best 2-in-1s for any user. The post The Best 2-in-1 PC You Can Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

SpaceX Chalks Up Another Launch, Landing: One More This Weekend

Hawthorne-based SpaceX chalked up yet another successful launch and landing of its Falcon 9 rockets on Friday, sending the BulgariaSat-1 satellite into space from Florida. The company, led by billionaire Elon Musk, is expected to launch a second set.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017