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Google, Cuba Sign Deal Allowing Faster Access To Company"s Data

Google has signed a deal with the Cuban government on Monday that will grant internet users in the Communist-run country quicker access to its branded content. Google plans to install servers on the island that will store a majority of its most popul.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotDec 13th, 2016

Streaming Service iflix Buys Shows Based on Piracy Data

With five million subscribers throughout Asia and Africa, iflix is one of the leading video streaming services in emerging markets. The company is battling with other services to offer the best content and as part of this quest, it uses piracy data t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Oracle Now Wants To Give Java EE to an Open Source Foundation

An anonymous reader quotes InfoWorld: Oracle wants to end its leadership in the development of enterprise Java and is looking for an open source foundation to take on the role. The company said Thursday that the upcoming Java EE (Enterprise Edition).....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars

 You don’t need a fancy university degree to launch a startup and secure venture capital. But looking at the data on who gets funded, alumni affiliation sure seems to be a big contributing factor. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 39 min. ago

Aura and artist Jonathan Adler partner to make smart frames

Aura, the smart frame company, has just named Jonathan Adler as its Creative Director in Residence, and as a result of this new collaboration, we'll soon see two limited-edition smart frames.  The post Aura and artist Jonathan Adler partner to make.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 19 min. ago

Silk Road: Google search unmasked Dread Pirate Roberts

The man who beat the FBI to identify the mastermind of global online drugs market Silk Road......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

Hacker Helps Family Recover Minivan After Losing One-Of-A-Kind Car Key

An anonymous reader writes: A hacker and a mechanic have helped a family regain access to their hybrid car after they've lost their one-of-a-kind car key while on vacation. The car in question is a Toyota Estima minivan, which a Canadian family bough.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 47 min. ago

As the Laid-Off Struggle, High-Tech U.S. Plants Are Hiring

Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows -- in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as "a GREAT employee.".....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

Gran Turismo Sport Preorder Guide

Where to find the best deal and preorder bonuses for the upcoming Gran Turismo Sport......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News5 hr. 47 min. ago

Spectacular color photos capture WWII air cadets in training

Aviation Cadet Thanas inspects an airplane engine.Image: Library of CongressOne year before the outbreak of World War II, a U.S. congressional board found that the Navy had insufficient training facilities to deal with a potential emergency demand fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 47 min. ago

Wisconsin Lawmakers Vote To Pay Foxconn $3 Billion To Get New Factory

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Wisconsin Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill to give incentives worth $3 billion to Taiwan-based Foxconn so that the company would open its first U.S. plant in the state. Foxc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 39 min. ago

ADATA Launches XPG SX9000: 2.8 GB/s Seq. Read, Marvell Controller, Up to 1 TB of MLC

ADATA has announced its new SSD aimed at the very high end of the market. The new flagship XPG SX9000 drives are based on the Marvell 88SS1093 BTB2 controller and are paired with Toshiba’s 2D MLC NAND flash memory. Later on, the company plans.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News6 hr. 39 min. ago

WD My Passport SSD 1TB @ LanOC Reviews

When it comes to data storage there are all different form factors and options. If you have a huge computer and don’t need to transport the data you can just toss a hard drive in and you are good to go. I take advantage of network attached.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News7 hr. 3 min. ago

Android O is probably going to be called Android Oreo

The next big update to Android is coming on Monday and there's a good chance Google has named it Oreo. Not only did Google officially reveal the launch date and time of Android O yesterday, it also dropped a pretty big hint about what it's.....»»

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

Google and ProPublica Team Up To Build a National Hate Crime Database

In partnership with ProPublica, Google News Lab is launching a new tool to track hate crimes across America. The "Documenting Hate News Index" is being powered by machine learning to track reported hate crimes across all 50 states, collecting data fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 19 min. ago

How Hackers Can Use Pop Songs To "Watch" You

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Fast Company: Forget your classic listening device: Researchers at the University of Washington have demonstrated that phones, smart TVs, Amazon Echo-like assistants, and other devices equipped with speakers a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 47 min. ago

2018 Indian Motorcycles lineup

The 2018 Indian Motorcycles will be in dealer showrooms in September but we have all the data you need to choose your favorite now. Whether you want a blacked-out sinister look or a gold leaf paint job, here's the straight skinny. The post 2018 India.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

Crunch Report | Benchmark vs Kalanick Goes Sour

Reddit is rolling out its own video platform, VR adtech company Immersv raises $10.5 million and Benchmark versus Kalanick goes sour. All this on Crunch Report Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 19 min. ago

Hyundai To Build a 300-Mile-Per-Charge Electric Car

On Thursday, Hyundai Motor said it will launch a long-range electric vehicle with a driving range of 500 km (311 miles) per charge after 2021. The company is reportedly planning 31 eco-friendly models by 2020, up from a previously flagged 28. Reuters.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 19 min. ago

2018 Indian motorcycles lineup

The 2018 Indian Motorcycles will be in dealer showrooms in September but we have all the data you need to choose your favorite now. Whether you want a blacked-out sinister look or a gold leaf paint job, here's the straight skinny. The post 2018 India.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 11 min. ago

YouTube starts delivering ‘breaking news’ on its homepage across platforms

 YouTube has started rolling out a “Breaking News” section in people’s feeds today across platforms as Alphabet continues to tailor custom content playlists to users logged into Google Accounts, Android Police reports. For mos.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 47 min. ago