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No, Kellyanne, microwaves cannot turn into cameras

Everyone's paranoid about cybersecurity and surveillance these days, and rightly so. Thanks to the increase in connected devices in our homes, there are more and more gadgets that can be hacked to spy on you. But while things like secur.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekMar 13th, 2017

Lyft Steps into the Autonomous Car Market

Until now, Lyft was highly viewed as an alternative to ride option for Uber. Now with their new announcement, the on-demand car service takes steps to become a serious contender for autonomous vehicle throne......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

One Family, Many Revolutions: From Black Panthers, to Silicon Valley, to Trump

Ben Horowitz is helping define the modern tech age. His father shaped the ’60s radical left — before taking a hard right turn. Family chats get interesting......»»

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

Why "experiental" marketing will be a massive IT challenge

In the 1989 comedy Back the Future, Part 2, Marty McFly travels into the high-tech, space-age future of 2015 where he encounters, among other dazzling wonders, a shark hologram advertising Jaws 10.That kind of advertising is called experiential ma.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

Repeating GIF of a storm cloud fools millions into believing it was live

Facebook's algorithms may be working to punish fake live video, but millions tuned into a live video that was actually an old GIF. The storm itself was real -- but it actually happened back in 2015. The post Repeating GIF of a storm cloud fools milli.....»»

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

Curved sensors won"t be just for smartphones, full-frame Nikon patent suggests

Several curved sensor patents suggests smaller cameras, but Nikon just patented a lens for a full frame curved sensor. The patent is for a 35mm f/2.0 lens, but it's unclear if it is for a mirrorless or DSLR camera. The post Curved sensors won't.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

Brembo"s Bombassei inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

Alberto Bombassei, the man behind those bright red and yellow Brembo brake calipers, joined three other legends into the Automotive Hall of Fame......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

Intel Accuses Qualcomm of Trying To Kill Mobile Chip Competition

Intel has jumped into the fray surrounding the Apple-Qualcomm patent spat by accusing the world's biggest maker of mobile phone chips of trying to use the courts to snuff out competition. From a report: The chip giant made the allegation late Thursda.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 12 min. ago

Pokémon: Magikarp Jump doesn"t do enough with its fun premise

Free-to-play games often look appealing, but it’s difficult to know at a glance whether the business model is insidious and fun ruining, or reasonable and worth pumping a few bucks into. With Freemium Field Test, we’ll take a recent free-to-pl.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News12 hr. 56 min. ago

New patent suggests Nikon is prepping a full-frame curved-sensor system

Several curved sensor patents suggests smaller cameras, but Nikon just patented a lens for a full frame curved sensor. The patent is for a 35mm f/2.0 lens, but it's unclear if it is for a mirrorless or DSLR camera. The post New patent suggests Nikon.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 56 min. ago

Intel sides with Apple, accuses Qualcomm of anticompetitive conduct

Intel complains that Qualcomm's request to bar the import of Intel-powered iPhones into the US would "cause significant harm to the public interest.".....»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News14 hr. 20 min. ago

Subaru turned its WRX STI into a 600-horsepower monster that eats supercars

A heavily-modified Subaru WRX STI just set a record for sedans at the Nurburgring, the German racetrack that has become a benchmark for performance cars. Its 6:57.5 lap time rivals some elite supercars. The post Subaru turned its WRX STI into a 600-h.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 28 min. ago

Move over, Uber: Lyft launches its own self-driving car division

Uber's venture in autonomous cars may have hit some road bumps, but Lyft is ready to give it a shot. Despite Uber's venture into autonomous cars setting a negative tone after facing suspension and a major lawsuit, another ridesharing servi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

Playbuzz unveils a new editor for writing articles chock full of interactive content

 Playbuzz helps online publishers make their content more interactive by adding elements like polls and galleries. Until recently, those elements have taken the form of widgets that publishers can embed into their stories, but that’s chan.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 28 min. ago

Amazon and Whole Foods: The Payments Perspective

This IDC Perspective delves into the acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. by Amazon Inc. The acquisition will have broad implications across multiple sectors in the economy, including payments. It not only demonstrates many of the issues facing ret.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago

Senator blasts FCC for refusing to provide DDoS analysis

FCC is either too secretive or is unprepared for future attacks, senator says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Valery Brozhinsky) US Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) criticized the Federal Communications Commission for failing to turn over its inter.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago

That viral ‘live’ storm-cloud video? It’s basically a fake and definitely a GIF

Facebook's algorithms may be working to punish fake live video, but millions tuned into a live video that was actually an old GIF. The storm itself was real -- but it actually happened back in 2015. The post That viral ‘live’ storm-cloud.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Lyft launches a self-driving car division to take on Uber

Uber's venture in autonomous cars hit some road bumps, but Lyft is ready to give it a shot Despite Uber's venture into autonomous cars set a negative tone after facing suspension and a major lawsuit, another ridesharing service is taking a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News16 hr. 56 min. ago

4 big lies you can"t undo at the office—so don"t ever tell them

Several years ago, I determined that it’d be a great idea to get a perm. Don’t ask me what came over me—my hair is long, coarse, and stick straight naturally. But, apparently I easily fall into the “wanting what you can’.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 20 min. ago

Steve the robot cop says he didn"t see a "no swimming" sign before impromptu dip

Steve the robot cop recently demonstrated that building such contraptions isn't always easy. Currently drying off after falling into a fountain, its maker is now trying to work out what exactly went wrong. The post Steve the robot cop says he didn�.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Just try to bottom out Mercedes’ high riding E-Class All-Terrain

Mercedes-Benz has gifted us with numerous off-road creations, and the latest doesn't disappoint. The company has turned the E-Class All-Terrain into a monster truck for the German forest. The post Just try to bottom out Mercedes’ high riding E-.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago