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In 18 Years, A College Degree Could Cost About $500,000

An anonymous reader shares a report: People worried about college affordability today can at least take this to heart: it could get much, much worse. Tuition has been rising by about 6% annually, according to investment management company Vanguard. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Has Sony perfected smartphone face unlock?

3D facial recognition could be the next big smartphone security feature and it's being demonstrated soon. As good as fingerprint scanners are, they may not be the slickest way of securing your phone in future. Already companies are exploring al.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

2018"s flagship phones could rival iPhone 8 with under-screen finger scanning

The Samsung Galaxy S9, LG G7 and HTC U12 could all be in line for fancy digit readers. There's been a lot of talk about fingerprint scanners being moved under the screen of our smartphones, but we’re yet to see a handset launch with.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

Philippines plans to make it illegal if you don"t sing the national anthem with sufficient "fervour"

Filipino citizens who don't sing their national anthem enthusiastically enough could face penalties. Under a new proposed bill, approved by the House of Representatives on Monday, singing to the national anthem will be "mandatory and must be done wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 58 min. ago

Qualcomm announces fingerprint technology that could make home buttons obsolete

Qualcomm at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai announced their second generation of ultrasonic fingerprint sensing technology which can scan through glass and metal surfaces. The post Qualcomm announces fingerprint technology that could make home but.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News8 hr. 6 min. ago

Eve Chromebook could be Google’s fresh take on a Pixel-perfect laptop

The Chromebook Pixel is dead, but Google may be producing a new premium notebook to take its place. There’s a new Chromebook in the works offering a couple of nifty innovative features, namely the addition of a fingerprint reader and a d.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

EMEA server spending declines 12.7% on year in 1Q17, says IDC

IDC's EMEA Server Tracker shows that in the first quarter of 2017 the EMEA server market reported an on-year decline in vendor revenues of 12.7% to EUR2.7 billion (US$3.07 billion) and an on-year decrease of 1.4% in units shipped to just over 530,000.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 15 min. ago

Simplify surfboard storage with minimal space by using QuiverGrip

While popular, wooden dowels are expensive, rigid, distracting, and slippery. It's not uncommon for a misplaced surfboard to slide out and get damaged. Unlike dowels, QuiverGrip is a secure, low-cost, low-profile storage system. The post Simplify sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 15 min. ago

August Solar Eclipse Could Disrupt Roads and Cellular Networks

GeoGreg writes: On August 21, 2017, the contiguous United States will experience its first total solar eclipse since 1979. According to GreatAmericanEclipse.com's Michael Zeiler, approximately 200 million people live within one day's drive of the ecl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Pandora will stop service outside the US once again

Five years after relaunching in Australia and New Zealand, music streaming service Pandora is shutting up shop. Since 2012, the two countries were the only international outposts for Pandora, after the service shut off to international users in 2007.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree

Programs promoting a skills-based labor market are gaining momentum and changing the way people are hired and trained for tech and other jobs......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News10 hr. 35 min. ago

Article: eMarketer Forecasts Strong Growth in Facebook Users in India

India has experienced explosive growth in the number of Facebook users over the past few years, making the country home to the largest share of users in Asia-Pacific......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Aussie Netflix subscriptions just got a price hike

Netflix has received its first price hike since launching in March 2015 – here's how much it'll cost. While rumours surrounding a global Netflix price hike were quickly quashed back in May, it seems that Netflix will be getting more expensiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News12 hr. 35 min. ago

Cyber attack disrupts Russia, could have links to WannaCry ransomware

An adviser to Ukraine's interior minister said earlier in the day that the virus got into computer systems via "phishing" emails written in Russian and Ukrainian designed to lure employees into opening them. According to the state security agency, th.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News13 hr. 14 min. ago

Why .com is worth the extra mile for Indian small businesses

Given that .com has been around for over 30 years, it has almost become synonymous with the Internet. The post Why .com is worth the extra mile for Indian small businesses appeared first on Tech2. By Prakhar Bindal When it comes to the populari.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News14 hr. 26 min. ago

Facebook hit 2 billion-users mark, doubling active users since October 2012

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that 2 billion people are regularly using its flagship service, marching past another milestone in its growth from a college curiosity in the United States to the world's largest social media network. The post Facebook hi.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News14 hr. 26 min. ago

‘Prey’ director Raphael Colantonio departs from Arkane Studios

After 18 years with Arkane Studios, president Raphael Colantonio is stepping down from his position. With the studio, Colantonio acted as co-director of Dishonored and director of the recently-released Prey. The post ‘Prey’ director Rapha.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 35 min. ago

The global app economy could quadruple to a whopping $6 trillion in the next four years

The global app economy is expected to more than quadruple in size within the next four years. That's according to a report released this week from research firm App Annie, which estimates the current $1.3 trillion market could grow to a whopping $6.3.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

Your future iPhone could wake you up by memorizing your sleep patterns

If you use an iPhone, Apple probably controls most of your waking hours. The company could take over your time spent in dreamland sometime in the near future, too, by using all the data it collects about you to push you toward a better night's sleep......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

Another OnePlus 5 Update Arrives to Fix Additional Bugs, Enhance Stuff

We’re only a week into the life of the OnePlus 5 and already on update number 2 (here’s number 1). While you could make the argument that two updates this quick are a sign that OnePlus launched too soon before the 5’s software was s.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

Nokia 6, Moto E4 and more get big discounts through Amazon Prime

Amazon may not make phones any more, but that's not stopping the retail giant from selling handsets at a discount. Amazon's in-house smartphones could've been better, but that's not stopping the online retail giant from selling d.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News15 hr. 27 min. ago