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Global Average Internet Connection Speed Rises 26 Percent in 4Q16

Akamai's State of the Internet Report pegs the global average internet connection speed at 7.0 Mbps......»»

Category: networkSource:  enterprisenetworkingplanetMar 10th, 2017

Acer Unveils New 2-in-1 Laptop Line

Electronics giant Acer took advantage of its global press event in New York this week to introduce the world to its new line of 2-in-1 notebooks. The line runs the gamut from low-cost models designed to be little more than Web-browsing devices to som.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News7 min. ago

Google and Facebook Victims of $100 Million Phishing Scam

More than a month after the U.S. Department of Justice charged a Lithuanian man in a $100 million phishing scam against two Internet companies, an investigation by Fortune has confirmed the victims' identities: Google and Facebook. Between 2013 and.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News7 min. ago

XFX Radeon RX 580 8GB GTS Black Edition

”What surprised me most about this card when I was overclocking was that I was not able to get it above a 1440MHz clock speed no matter what I tried. This is 88MHz less than I was able to push out of the PowercColor card I just looked at l.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News7 min. ago

Even the World"s Largest Internet Companies Get Phished, Just Like Your Grandma

If you’ve ever been duped by a phishing scam, you can feel a little less stupid about it today, because you’ve been joined in that sad club by Google and Facebook.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News39 min. ago

Used-car retailer Carvana"s shares skid in debut

Shares of Carvana, which uses vending machine-like towers to sell used cars, plunged as much as 17 percent in their debut on Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Network management vulnerability exposes home cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices around the world, primarily residential cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their Simple Network Management Protocol implementation.SNMP is used for automated.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Group 1"s first-quarter profits slip on Oil Patch struggles

Group 1 Automotive said first-quarter earnings fell nearly 1 percent, citing weakness in US energy markets that countered an otherwise healthy quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 15 min. ago

Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices around the world, primarily residential cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their Simple Network Management Protocol implementation.SNMP is used for automated.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 15 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft launches a slew of IoT-related offerings

Microsoft this week announced the launch of Microsoft IoT Central, a software as a service (SaaS) designed to reduce the complexity of deploying internet of things (IoT) solutions. It is a fully managed SaaS offering for customers and partners to.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

How to snooze your Wi-Fi in the Windows 10 Creators Update

When the siren songs of Facebook, Twitter, and [insert your favorite site here] are calling, it can be hard to focus on the task at hand. A popular way to enforce focus is to just turn off your Wi-Fi connection until that term paper, quarterly rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

With New Funding, Didi Chuxing, an Uber Rival, Looks Beyond China

The ride-sharing company raised $5.5 billion, making it one of the world’s largest start-ups and underscoring its global ambitions......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

Who Are the Women of the Internet of Things?

Women are typically overlooked when conferences are putting together panels on the Internet of Things. That needs to stop. Read more on MAKE The post Who Are the Women of the Internet of Things? appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

GM"s Q1 profit surges 34% on North America strength

General Motors said its earnings jumped 34 percent in the first quarter, defying a slowdown in the U.S. market with stronger retail sales of SUVs and crossovers and growth at its financing arm. GM's net income of $2......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago

Mazda quarterly operating profit plunges 56%

Mazda's operating profit tumbled 56 percent in the latest quarter, as a deteriorating sales mix, foreign exchange rate losses and recall costs undermined results......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

Didi Chuxing, the Uber of China, confirms $5.5B raise for global and AI push

 After weeks of reports that Didi Chuxing, the Uber of China, was raising another monster round of funding, today the company confirmed the close: it has raised a fresh $5.5 billion, it said in a statement today, to continue global expansion a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 7 min. ago

Netflix is playing down the significance of its first major distribution deal in China

 Netflix has played down the significance of its first major licensing deal in China, news of which was announced this week. The company’s share price surged nearly six percent after it announced that it had agreed to a distribution deal.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 59 min. ago

Acer Unveils Predator Triton 700 Gaming Notebook

Acer, at the next@acer global press conference in New York on April 27, announced a new gaming notebook dubbed as Predator Triton 700 which was just 0.74 inches and weight around 2.6 kg with aluminum body. The laptop features a 15.6-inch FHD IPS disp.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

Digitimes Research: Study of Japan IT industry for 1Q17

While LG Electronics has dominated the global OLED TV market, Japan-based Panasonic, Sony and Toshiba still launched OLED TVs in Japan in the first quarter of 2017, with panels supplied by LG Display. However, to differentiate from LG Electronics&rsq.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News11 hr. 47 min. ago

Article: eMarketer Updates Worldwide Internet and Mobile User Figures

This year, 47% of the world’s population will use the internet regularly, according to eMarketer’s latest estimates. Mobile phones will play a large part in access, with nearly four in five internet users worldwide going online via mobile.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

Toyota expands connected-car hub in Texas

Toyota Connected, the automaker's global data-science hub, is expanding staff and operations near the company's new North American headquarters in Texas......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 47 min. ago