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Man jailed indefinitely for refusing to decrypt hard drives loses appeal

“Our client has now been in custody for almost 18 months,” defense attorney says. Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images) On Monday, a federal appeals court sided against a former Philadelphia police officer who has been in jail 17.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Before Peter Parker swings back to the big screen, here"s everything to know about "Spider-Man: Homecoming"

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are bringing Peter Parker into Marvel's cinematic universe in July 2017. Here's everything we know so far about the web-slinger's return to the big screen. The post Before Peter Parker swings back to the big screen, h.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 34 min. ago

Here’s everything we know about ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ so far

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are bringing Peter Parker into Marvel's cinematic universe in July 2017. Here's everything we know so far about the web-slinger's return to the big screen. The post Here’s everything we know about ‘Spider-.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 26 min. ago

Xbox 360 architect is spearheading Microsoft’s quantum computing project

Microsoft's Todd Holmdahl, who oversaw the hardware design of the Xbox 360, is now hard at work on the company's ambitious plans to catch up with its rivals in the field of quantum computing. The post Xbox 360 architect is spearheading Microsoft̵.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 18 min. ago

Acer Aspire Z3 (AZ3-715-UR15)

The Acer Aspire Z3 is a powerful all-in-one PC that handily speeds through tasks, but a coarse screen, a slow hard drive, and a dated design are turnoffs......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 18 min. ago

Mediator: Why Fake News Is So Hard to Kill

As the case of the Seth Rich murder shows, uncorroborated stories will spread as long as some people want to tell them, and others want to believe......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

A man stuffed a Chevy V8 in a riding lawn mower. Because, why not?

Your brain tells you to mow the lawn, but your heart suggests you go for a spin in a V8-powered machine. An enthusiast listened to both and stuffed a 350-cubic-inch Chevrolet V8 in a riding mower. The post A man stuffed a Chevy V8 in a riding lawn mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 42 min. ago

Apple joins the race to 5G, applies to test experimental technology

While carriers are hard at work developing their own 5G networks, the iPhone maker is seeking permission from the FCC to test technologies central to 5G, which should arrive by 2020. The post Apple joins the race to 5G, applies to test experimental t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 42 min. ago

Uber loses its general counsel for EMEA

 Another high-up person at Uber has left the company. Jim Callaghan, Uber’s general counsel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, recently stepped down. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

38% off Inateck USB 3.0 to IDE/SATA Hard Drive Adapter - Deal Alert

This USB 3.0 adapter from Inateck can interface with up to three drives simultaneously. It is compatible with 2.5"/3.5" IDE/SATA hard drives and 5.25" IDE/SATA CD/DVD drives, and features a one-touch backup function. Use it to read an old internal.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Moderate drinking may not ward off heart disease

Many people believe that having a glass of wine with dinner -- or moderately drinking any kind of alcohol -- will protect them from heart disease. But a hard look at the evidence finds little support for that. That's the conclusion of a new research.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Google’s AlphaGO AI bests Chinese grandmaster in first of three matches

Yet another Go grandmaster has fallen in the continuing battle between man and machine. Google’s AlphaGo AI defeated Chinese Go grandmaster Ke Jie in the first of three planned games, on May 23rd, 2017. The 19-year-old Ke Jie is the number one rank.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

MateBook X: Can Huawei deliver beauty without compromising power?

We talked to Huawei about the company's new lineup of sleek and powerful MateBook laptops. The post MateBook X: Can Huawei deliver beauty without compromising power? appeared first on TabTimes. The man is sitting at the end of the table dress.....»»

Category: topSource:  tabtimesRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

PlatinumGames is hard at work on a brand new IP

According to DualShockers, PlatinumGames Producer Atsushi Inaba teased that the studio was working on a new original IP. He did not reveal much about the game only saying that it will be headed up by a new director. Inaba used to fulfill the roles of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Security flaw found in solid-state drive design

Hard disk drives (HDD) have not yet gone the way of the horse and buggy, but with the rise in popularity of the solid-state drive (SSD), it could only be a matter of time before SSDs become the standard and HDDs are phased out. This shift is entirely.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Western Digital Adds Helium-Filled 10TB Drives to Consumer, Business Lines

Western Digital is pushing its business and commercial storage array drives up to 10TB and offering them in helium-sealed flavors as well. The post Western Digital Adds Helium-Filled 10TB Drives to Consumer, Business Lines appeared first on ExtremeTe.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

LeEco to lay off 325 people in US, focus on Chinese-speaking American households

 It’s hard to know where to begin with this mess. It’s only been seven months since LeEco launched in the U.S. with one of the most bizarre press conferences in recent memory, right down to the super weird Michael Bay cameo. Since th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

"Coding Is Not Fun, It"s Technically and Ethically Complex"

An anonymous reader shares an article: For starters, the profile of a programmer's mind is pretty uncommon. As well as being highly analytical and creative, software developers need almost superhuman focus to manage the complexity of their tasks. Man.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Twitter’s new interactive cards help you slide into brands’ DMs

Twitter has been working hard to find new ways for brands and advertisers to connect with its users, especially since becoming a public company in 20131. Hey, shareholders need to make that money. But while customer service experiences are c.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

K’ablekey review: Versatile iPhone flash drive doubles as Lightning charge cable

Lightning-equipped flash drives have made transferring files between desktop and mobile devices a little easier, but all such products share the same limitation: They can only be used with a third-party companion app, and most of those aren’t ve.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

A speed benefit in solid-state disk design opens them up for attack

Solid-state disks are faster than hard-drive disks and their prices have dropped significantly, but new information suggests that some SSDs suffer from a unique vulnerability to particular kinds of attacks. The post A speed benefit in solid-state dis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017