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Meanwhile in China: Surveillance required on public Wi-Fi

Every once in a while, something in China that sounds like it came out of a dystopian movie catches my attention.China’s great surveillance machine seems to know no bounds. China has already cracked down on unauthorized VPN use. Last month, we l.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldApr 18th, 2017

Former NSA director explains why the spy agency will end a controversial surveillance technique

 Earlier today, the NSA announced its intentions to limit a surveillance technique that had a nasty side effect of sweeping up communications to and from Americans. In a rare unprompted press statement, the NSA explained explained that it woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 9 min. ago

NSA ends spying on messages Americans send about foreign surveillance targets

FISA court narrows what NSA can collect, because NSA can't stop "incidental" collection. The NSA's "upstream" collection system taps into Internet traffic and searches for content based on "selectors" identifying targets. Now, the NSA won't chec.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 54 min. ago

Apple is already taking advantage of its self-driving permit with a Lexus test

California's Department of Motor Vehicles decided to grant Apple an autonomous vehicle testing permit, allowing the company to use California's public highways in testing self-driving technology. The post Apple is already taking advantage of its self.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 38 min. ago

California orders RydenGo to shut down its website

 On April 13, the state of California issued a cease and desist letter to RydenGo, saying that the company had to take down its website. The letter stated that the ride-hailing startup was operating without a permit from the California Public Ut.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 46 min. ago

Auto site Carvana tumbles 26% in stock market debut

 Carvana, the site for buying and selling cars, had a rough first day in the public markets. After pricing its IPO at $15 per share, it ended the day down 26% at $11.10. Bankers typically recommend a price that would cause the shares to go up ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 46 min. ago

NSA Halts Collection of Americans" Emails About Foreign Targets

The NSA is stopping one of the most disputed forms of its warrantless surveillance program (alternative source), one in which it collects Americans' emails and texts to and from people overseas and that mention a foreigner under surveillance, NYTimes.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 46 min. ago

China Is Racing Ahead of the US in the Quest to Cure Cancer With CRISPR

On Friday, a team of Chinese scientists used the cutting-edge gene-editing technique CRISPR-Cas9 on humans for the second time in history, injecting a cancer patient with modified human genes in hopes of vanquishing the disease.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News9 hr. 2 min. ago

Legal war with Apple hits Qualcomm"s revenue projections

The legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm on licensing modem technology is turning uglier every day.Apple has filed lawsuits against Qualcomm in countries like the U.S., U.K., China and Japan, accusing the chipmaker of using its dominant market p.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News9 hr. 26 min. ago

“Out of his mind” surgeon plans human head transplant, revival of frozen brain

They’re preposterous claims. Enlarge (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero will undertake the first human head transplant later this year in China, the doctor told German magazine Ooom in an article publishe.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 54 min. ago

With New Funding, Didi Chuxing, an Uber Rival, Looks Beyond China

The ride-sharing company raised $5.5 billion, making it one of the world’s largest start-ups and underscoring its global ambitions......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News13 hr. 18 min. ago

Zen Mobile Launches Admire Metal For Rs 5,479

http://www.techtree.com/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/Zen_0.jpg?itok=Scivn1Yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News16 hr. 10 min. ago

China market: More vendors to launch smartphones with dual-lens cameras

China-based smartphone vendors including Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Gionee will follow the steps of domestic rival Huawei to launch smartphones with dual-lens cameras in the second half of 2017, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 10 min. ago

Digitimes Research: China panel makers showcase TDDI LTPS TFT-LCD, flexible AMOLED panels at CITE

China-based panel makers exhibited small- to medium-size TDDI (touch and display driver integration) LTPS TFT-LCD panels and flexible AMOLED panels at China Information Technology Expo (CITE) 2017 in Shenzhen, southern China, during April 9-11, accor.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 10 min. ago

Didi Chuxing, the Uber of China, confirms $5.5B raise for global and AI push

 After weeks of reports that Didi Chuxing, the Uber of China, was raising another monster round of funding, today the company confirmed the close: it has raised a fresh $5.5 billion, it said in a statement today, to continue global expansion a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 45 min. ago

Netflix is playing down the significance of its first major distribution deal in China

 Netflix has played down the significance of its first major licensing deal in China, news of which was announced this week. The company’s share price surged nearly six percent after it announced that it had agreed to a distribution deal.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

Foxconn to build production center for Amazon in China

Foxconn Electronics will team up with a number of China-based companies to build a production center in Hengyang, central China to produce of an array of devices for Amazon, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 26 min. ago

Cloudera and Carvana, tech’s next two IPOs, both price at $15 per share

 Another day another IPO(s). Due to the recent success of public offerings from companies like Yext, Okta and Snap it seems the time is now for startups to go public. And tomorrow we have two IPOs that are weirdly similar when you look at t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 10 min. ago

Throttling of websites and online services might help customers, FCC says

The FCC will now take your comments on whether to kill net neutrality. (credit: Elliott Brown) You can now start filing public comments on the Federal Communications Commission plan to eliminate net neutrality rules. The FCC today opened the d.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Wild Snow Leopards Snuggle On-Camera | Video

Camera traps in China recently captured a trio of snow leopards snuggling and relaxing under a shady tree......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

We can stop being amazed that pregnant women can do amazing things

Hi. It is 2017. Are we really still amazed that women are capable of working while pregnant? News broke Wednesday that actress Gal Gadot was five-months pregnant while she did re-shoots for Wonder Women. She did the required stunts and even had a cut.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017