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Lenovo has a new 2-in-1 Chromebook packing drop protection, a 360-degree hinge

Lenovo has introduced a new Chromebook called the Flex 11. It sports a 360-degree hinge supporting four modes: laptop, tablet, tent, and watch. Other ingredients include protection against drops and accidental spills on the keyboard. The post Lenovo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 19th, 2017

IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: IT Security in Australia, 2017

"2016 has been a record high when it comes to breaches at both the global and local levels, which is pushing Australian organisations to gain awareness on their assets, the risks to which they are exposed to, as well as on how to mitigate the loss of.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

MIT Creates 3D-Printing Robot That Can Construct a Home Off-Grid In 14 Hours

Kristine Lofgren writes: Home building hasn't changed much over the years, but leave it to MIT to take things to the next level. A new technology built at MIT can construct a simple dome structure in 14 hours and it's powered by solar panels, so you.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Smart Campus 1.0

"IDC's Smart Campus MaturityScape should enable campus leaderships to approach digital transformation in a holistic way," says Jan Alexa, senior research analyst with IDC Government Insights. "Campuses should strive to leverage new technologies to pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: January-March 2017

This IDC Energy Insights Perspective provides a quick one-stop-shopping overview of the EMEA utilities industry in the first quarter of 2017, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financing deals; major comp.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Arcserve Jumps into the Archiving Software Market with Acquisition of New Email Archiving Technology

This IDC Market Note details the acquisition of FastArchiver by Arcserve and the planned release of Arcserve UDP Archiving. On April 26, Arcserve announced the acquisition of FastArchiver and its addition to the Arcserve UDP portfolio. The move marks.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel idea, and has a video to prove it

"Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging..." Elon Musk tweeted cryptically in December. Now, he is starting to reveal some more concrete plans. The post Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

 Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company has long had a core office in Palo Alto, but this will be its first major machine intelligence R&D effort in the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

New York Times Columnist Has a Few Thoughts About People Who Believe in Climate Change 

It’s time to talk about climate change. Because Bret Stephens wants to. Stephens, as you may know, is the recently hired New York Times columnist known for holding ugly, entirely unremarkable ideas (Black Lives Matter is “thuggish,” there’s.....»»

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

Detangle that desk with these mighty wireless mice

If you need a new wireless mouse for your desktop or laptop, you have a nearly unlimited selection to choose from. Here are six sure-fire options for all kinds of applications, from desktop divas to road warriors to ergonomic experts. The post Detang.....»»

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

MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in about 14 hours

Researchers at MIT developed a new robotic system capable of 3D printing the basic structure of an entire building. It could make construction faster, cheaper, and far more adaptable. The post MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in.....»»

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

WikiLeaks Reveals the "Snowden Stopper": CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers

schwit1 quotes a report from Zero Hedge: As the latest installment of it's "Vault 7" series, WikiLeaks has just dropped a user manual describing a CIA project known as "Scribbles" (a.k.a. the "Snowden Stopper"), a piece of software purportedly design.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

How seven mesh routers deal with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

The recent wave of new mesh router systems has brought with it changes besides the obvious increase in Wi-Fi range. For example, these mesh routers are more likely to insist on WPA2-AES encryption, as many have dropped support for the less secure.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

Data management startup Rubrik confirms $180M round at a $1.3B valuation

 Druva, CommVault and EMCRubrik, a startup that provides data backup and recovery services for enterprises across both cloud and on-premises environments, has closed a $180 million round of funding that values the company at $1.3 billion. The ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 20 min. ago

Amazon"s Alexa Can Now Whisper, Bleep Out Swear Words, and Change Its Pitch

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Amazon is trying to make its Alexa voice assistant sound more humanlike. Up until now, the female-sounding voice maintained an even, monotone cadence whenever speaking, but with Amazon's new Speech.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

Acer Adds 12-Inch Switch 3 & Switch 5 2-in-1s to Kaby Lake Laptop Lineup

Acer this week introduced its new high-end 2-in-1 hybrid PCs that will be available later this year. The Acer Switch 5 will be aimed at users who require both portability and performance, and is based on Intel’s Core i5/i7 CPU while being pair.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

Sorry, Emma Watson, But Beauty and the Beast 2 Should Be About Belle Getting Guillotined in the French Revolution

The live-action Beauty and the Beast movie has made over $1-billion, meaning a sequel is probably a near-guarantee. Disney probably won’t use their direct-to-video animated movie sequels (e.g. Enchanted Christmas or Magical World) as templates. Luc.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago

Amazon shows you how to use WorkSpaces on the Samsung Galaxy S8

AWS is one of the partners offering desktop virtualization services via the DeX, Samsung's new docking station......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News5 hr. 48 min. ago

Tesla looks to Mexico to lure engineers for California plant

Tesla has been actively hiring for assembly-line jobs as it prepares to launch U.S. output of the Model 3. But finding manufacturing engineers, who are in even shorter supply than software engineers in Silicon Valley, has been a tougher challenge......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 48 min. ago

Pro-Ject spins out Beatles-themed turntables for Sgt. Pepper’s 50th

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ iconic Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, Pro-Ject audio systems has released two new turntables modeled after the classic album. The post Pro-Ject spins out Beatles-themed turntables for Sgt. Pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago

Instagram (for Android)

Instagram for Android continues to pack in new functionality, including live video and Snapchat-style stories. It's close to being overstuffed, but still reigns supreme among social photo sharing apps......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago