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Google could be working on a tablet or phablet smartphone codenamed ‘Taimen’

Along with two new smartphones that are assumed to be the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, currently codenamed ‘Muskie’ and ‘Walleye’ internally at Google, the company is also reportedly creating a third, larger phone or tablet, kno.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupMar 15th, 2017

Manchester Attack Could Lead To Internet Crackdown

New submitter boundary writes: The UK government looks to be about to put the most egregious parts of the Investigative Powers Act into force "soon after the election" (which is in a couple of weeks) in the wake of the recent bombing in Manchester. ".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Fields could walk away from Ford with $57.5 million

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields, ousted by the board after the automaker's stock declined 37 percent on his watch, could walk away with about $57.5 million in compensation......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Americans are more satisfied with Apple’s iPhone SE than its larger-screen rivals

While larger screens seem to be dominating the smartphone market, the iPhone SE took first place in the Annual Customer Satisfaction Index -- receiving a score of 87 out of 100. The Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and iPhone 7 Plus trailed closely behind. The po.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 24 min. ago

A wormable code-execution bug has lurked in Samba for 7 years. Patch now!

Comparisons to the Windows flaw WCry exploited are exaggerated, but only a little. Enlarge (credit: Guido Sorarù) Maintainers of the Samba networking utility just patched a critical code-execution vulnerability that could pose a severe threat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

Google Photos’ latest update lets you hide your most sensitive shots

Version 2.15 of Google Photos on Android brings an archiving feature to help you keep certain pictures private or de-clutter your library, and it is available to download right now. The post Google Photos’ latest update lets you hide your most.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 32 min. ago

New EU legislation could force social media platforms to address hate speech

Hate speech is being dealt a blow in Europe. On Tuesday, European Union ministers approved proposals that would force social media companies to address hateful content on their respective platforms. The post New EU legislation could force social medi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 24 min. ago

iPhone 8 rumors: Delayed production schedule could result in blockbuster holiday sales

Poor iPhone 7, only halfway through its first year and already totally overshadowed by whatever is coming next. After all, 2017 marks the iPhone’s 10th birthday, so Apple is reportedly gearing up to make its anniversary edition extra special.We.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

No cuffs necessary! This sensor can read blood pressure from your fingertip

Researchers at U.S.-based biometrics company Valencell have invented new technology that lets users measure their blood pressure level simply by touching their phone. It could arrive with future smartphones. The post No cuffs necessary! This sensor c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 48 min. ago

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Processor Review

This has led me down another hole recently, wondering if we could further compartmentalize the gaming performance of the Ryzen processors using memory latency. As I showed in my Ryzen 5 review, memory frequency and throughput directly corre.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Check Point spells out hacking vulnerability of TV and movie subtitle files

Plus: Samsung sets its sights on the stars for its next S-series smartphone, we check out the capabilities of Garmin's new Virb 360 camera. The post Check Point spells out hacking vulnerability of TV and movie subtitle files appeared first on Digital.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

This technology could unleash the self-driving revolution for older vehicles

Knowing how to talk to different OEM vehicles is half the battle. Derive Systems Truly, we are living in the age of the software-defined vehicle. Beginning wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

Following Intel integration, USB Type-C could be the only port we need

Intel's big plan for the future of I/O is a singular port design: Thunderbolt 3. The reversible USB Type-C is a standard Intel hopes to make universally singular, by building support for it into its CPUs. The post Following Intel integration, USB Typ.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Google and Facebook lobbyists try to stop new online privacy protections

Lobbyists try to kill "opt-in" privacy standard before it can be implemented. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Jackson) Lobbyists for Google, Facebook, and other websites are trying to stop the implementation of a proposed law that woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

BrandPost: Why You Need A Comprehensive Security Assessment

It could be a link in an email, a compromised vendor account or a stolen smartphone. Even as organizations get smarter about guarding their information systems and data, attackers inevitably find new ways in.Despite sophisticated security systems,.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News13 hr. 32 min. ago

Google’s latest tool will track offline purchases tied to online ad campaigns

Google's new tool for advertisers lets merchants gauge ad effectiveness by tracking offline debit card purchases. It's the search giant's latest attempt to shore up advertisement sales. The post Google’s latest tool will track offline purchases.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 32 min. ago

PlayOn, the DVR for streaming video, now also available as an Android app

After a successful debut on iOS last November, PlayOn Cloud is now coming to Android, which means that your "DVR for streaming video" can now be accessed regardless of what kind of smartphone you may have. The post PlayOn, the DVR for streaming video.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 32 min. ago

Tech Fix: Reality Check: What Does, and Doesn’t, Protect Your Smartphone

Why you should buy a case for your smartphone, and maybe a screen protector, but pass on an extended warranty......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News13 hr. 40 min. ago

Supreme Court ruling could protect automakers from predatory patent suits

The Supreme Court ruled that patent lawsuits must be filed on the defendant's turf, a decision expected to protect US automakers from predatory patent litigation......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 0 min. ago

AT&T’s purchase of HBO could lead to 20-minute Game of Thrones episodes

AT&T CEO says 60-minute episodes might be too long for mobile devices. Enlarge / Just imagine how many 20-minute Game of Thrones episodes you could watch if you lived as long as Melisandre. (credit: HBO) As AT&T prepares to purchase Time Warne.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

22% off Taotronics Universal Smartphone Bike Mount - Deal Alert

The Taotronics phone mount is easy to install and features a fully adjustable viewing angle, non-slip rubber grips and a one-button phone release mechanism. It averages 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon (read reviews), where its list price of $15.99 ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago