FBI confirms probe of possible collusion between Trump campaign, Russia

FBI director testifies about Trump Tower wiretap, investigation of Trump campaign. Enlarge (credit: C-Span) James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said Monday that there was "no information" that President Donald Tru.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Trump Plans To Dismantle Obama-Era "Startup Visa"

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A regulation from the Obama administration that would have allowed foreign-born entrepreneurs who raise investor cash to build their startups in the U.S. won't be allowed to go into effect. The D.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 30 min. ago

Source confirms Western Digital is closing WDLabs and canceling projects

An alleged Western Digital worker jumped on Reddit claiming that WDLabs may close, a branch of the company dedicated to Raspberry Pi. However, an unnamed source has confirmed the news, adding that all projects were canceled. The post Source confirms.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 10 min. ago

4 reasons not to mount your TV over your fireplace (and a few helpful tips if you must)

Mounting a TV over a fireplace may be popular, and it might even seem appealing, but we have some concerns. We run down the list of reasons why placing your digital picture machine over a pyre should be avoided if possible The post 4 reasons not to m.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

Wireless and Drone Execs Praised President Trump as He Pledged To Cut Down Regulations

U.S. President Donald Trump offered support for emerging technologies including unmanned aerial vehicles and next-generation wireless networks in a meeting on Thursday with the chiefs of AT&T and General Electric and other business leaders. From a re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 10 min. ago

6 things you need to know about virtual private networks

A virtual private network is a secure tunnel between two or more computers on the internet, allowing them to access each other as if on a local network. In the past, VPNs were mainly used by companies to securely link remote branches together or c.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News20 hr. 22 min. ago

Lenovo confirms upcoming special-edition ThinkPad won’t cost $5,000

Lenovo is set to official announce a special edition ThinkPad laptop in October in celebration of the brand's 25th anniversary. The special laptop will be aimed at enthusiasts and superfans who provided ideas and feature requests. The post Lenovo con.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 38 min. ago

Reading 200 Books a Year Is Possible If You Master These Two Skills

Reading 200 Books a Year Is Possible If You Master These Two Skills.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News21 hr. 10 min. ago

Researchers distill entanglement between qubits, age limit checks in place

Send plus resend followed by careful measurement results in better entanglement. Enlarge / Atoms are always up to something. (credit: Jurgen Appelo / Flickr) This seems to be a good week for talking about quantum memories and distributing qubi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 54 min. ago

Trump plans to dismantle Obama-era “Startup Visa”

Obama-era rule granted visas to immigrants who lined up $250,000 in capital. Enlarge / US President Donald Trump during a visit to the Department of Homeland Security in January. (credit: Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) A regulation f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 10 min. ago

Rhode Island bill sees highway surveillance cams ticketing uninsured motorists

The $120 fines would be split evenly between contractor and the state. Enlarge (credit: Jef Nickerson) A Rhode Island legislative committee has approved a bill that would greatly expand the surveillance state though the deployment of license p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: Kaby Lake and a 4K display make a difference

Dell’s XPS 15 is proof that iterations—no matter how small—still matter. Externally, even owners of the previous XPS 15 would be hard-pressed to tell the difference between new and old.The ports are the same, the keyboard and the trackpad a.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

FCA backs new public education campaign on auto recalls

The National Safety Council launched Check To Protect, a national campaign to encourage drivers to check for and quickly resolve open recalls on their vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

First-tier China makers offer 3-year supply contracts for mono-Si solar wafers

First-tier China-based makers of mono-Si solar wafers, anticipating continued strong demand and short supply, have offered 3-year supply contracts for Taiwan-based solar cell makers, with fixed prices mainly based on OEM quotes or possible pricing tr.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Emotion-reading doll is a somewhat creepy example of what’s possible with AI

Researchers at the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Ciudad Real, Spain, have built an artificially intelligent doll that can recognize eight different emotions in your kid using facial-recognition technology. The post Emotion-reading doll is a som.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Snapchat acquires social map app Zenly for $250M to $350M

 Snapchat’s newest feature Snap Map is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. TechCrunch has learned that Snapchat has bought Zenly for between $250 million and $350 million in mostly cash and some stock in a deal t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Bay Area: Join us tonight, 6/21, to discuss the US gov’t scientific data purge

Professor Lindsey Dillon will talk about rescuing scientific research in the age of Trump. Enlarge / UC Santa Cruz professor Lindsey Dillon will join us at Ars Live. After taking office in January, the Trump administration began systematical.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

High Tech Fashion, Low Riders, and Everything in Between at Maker Faire Kansas City

So many makers and such a beautiful location! Read more on MAKE The post High Tech Fashion, Low Riders, and Everything in Between at Maker Faire Kansas City appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

California May Restore Broadband Privacy Rules Killed By Congress and Trump

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A proposed law in California would require Internet service providers to obtain customers' permission before they use, share, or sell the customers' Web browsing history. The California Broadband.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Google Maps honors indigenous lands in Canada on National Aboriginal Day

In the culmination of a seven-year collaboration between indigenous communities across Canada and Google Earth Outreach, indigenous lands have been added to both Google Maps and Google Earth. The post Google Maps honors indigenous lands in Canada on.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Democrats urge Trump administration to block AT&T/Time Warner merger

Senate Democrats: “Mega conglomerate” could punish rivals and harm consumers. Enlarge / AT&T will own a bunch of new media properties if it is allowed to buy Time Warner. (credit: Aurich Lawson) A group of mostly Democratic senators led by.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017