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Obama Criticizes Congress for Refusing to Close Guantanamo Prison

President Obama blamed Congress for his failure to keep a promise to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryJan 20th, 2017

Vivo launches industry-first under display fingerprint sensor that can be placed anywhere on the screen

Vivo launched a Digital Signal Processing (DSP) solution for backlighting and night-time photography at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Shanghai. The post Vivo launches industry-first under display fingerprint sensor that can be placed anywh.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News3 hr. 41 min. ago

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says the ransomware attack has not yet affected India much

The government today said it has initiated proactive measures and is keeping a close vigil on the ransomware attack that has hit Europe. The post IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says the ransomware attack has not yet affected India much appeared firs.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News5 hr. 21 min. ago

iPhone 2020: What the iPhone of the future will look like

If we asked you to close your eyes and describe an iPhone, the image in your head would be pretty clear.It would probably look something like this: It’s a rectangle with rounded corners, with another rectangle — the display — on the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

MWC 2017 : Qualcomm Launches Wear 1200 Platform

Qualcomm has today announced its new LTE categories M1 (eMTC) and NB1 (NB-IoT) connectivity to the wearables industry with the launch of the new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 1200 platform, at the on-going Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai......»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Alibaba ups its stake in Southeast Asia’s Lazada with $1 billion investment

 Alibaba is doubling down on Southeast Asia after it announced a deal to pay close to $1 billion to raise its stake in e-commerce firm Lazada from 51 percent to 83 percent. The Chinese firm made an initial $1 billion investment in April 2016 at.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 41 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. 13 min. ago

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 450 Midrange SoC

Kicking off today is second Mobile World Congress of the year, MWC Shanghai. As the de facto home of smartphone manufacturing, and home for an increasing number of major mobile device vendors, the tradeshow has taken on increased importance in recen.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

George Lucas" L.A. museum is a titillating "Veep" reference

This is obviously accidental, but the resemblance is stunningly close. The George Lucas-conceived Museum of Narrative Art just got approval to break ground in Los Angeles, and the artist rendering of architect Ma Yansong's building looks a little fam.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 33 min. ago

Lawmakers Want To Move Fast On Self-Driving Car Legislation

An anonymous reader shares a report: Members of Congress said Tuesday that they hope to move forward with a package of self-driving car legislation by the end of July. "We've got to keep moving, because again, this technology is moving away from us,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 21 min. ago

U.S. House panel spars over self-driving car rules

Republicans and Democrats in Congress sparred on Tuesday over U.S. states setting rules for testing and deployment of self-driving cars......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

Matthew Keys’ guilty verdict and sentence to stand, 9th Circuit rules

"Keys made the CMS far weaker by taking and creating new user accounts." Matthew Keys, seen here in 2016, before he was ordered to prison. (credit: Cyrus Farivar) A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and two-year sentence of the C.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 21 min. ago

Appeals court: Conviction upheld for man who aided LA Times defacement

"Keys made the CMS far weaker by taking and creating new user accounts." Matthew Keys, seen here in 2016, before he was ordered to prison. (credit: Cyrus Farivar) A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and sentence of the California.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Close to the Metal Ep. 47: The Surface Laptop is in the building

On this week's episode of Close to the Metal, we'll talk about why anyone would want to buy the Surface Laptop, and whether Windows 10 S has the legs to make it in a competitive marketplace. The post Close to the Metal Ep. 47: The Surface Laptop is i.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

ESA’s new plan for cleaning space debris uses a magnetic space tug

Despite a failed mission by JAXA, ESA hasn’t abandoned the idea of using magnetic attraction to collect space debris and is now looking into this method for both debris removal and to keep swarms of satellites in close formation. The post ESA’.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Augmented reality firm CastAR shuts down, will liquidate everything

Despite raking in millions in developmental funds over the past few years, augmented reality firm CastAR has run out of money and has had to close its doors, letting go many of its employees in the process. The post Augmented reality firm CastAR shut.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Safety advocates want Congress to go slow on autonomous cars

Basic rules of the road are needed before lawmakers allow companies to dramatically expand testing of self-driving cars, safety and consumer advocates will tell lawmakers Tuesday......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Become an expert at Safari for iOS with these 8 tips and tricks

Hide your frequently visited sites, remotely close Safari tabs on other devices, turn web pages into PDFs, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 unveiled: Expect improved battery life and performance over the 435

At Mobile World Congress Shanghai, 2017, Qualcomm unveiled a new entry to the mid-range Snapdragon 400 platform. The post Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 unveiled: Expect improved battery life and performance over the 435 appeared first on Tech2. At Mob.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 27th, 2017

Judge Sentences Man To One Year In Prison For Hacking Smart Water Readers In Five US Cities

An anonymous reader writes: A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for hacking and disabling base stations belonging to water utility providers in five cities across the U.S. East Coast. Called TGB, these devices collect d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 26th, 2017

Some beers, anger at former employer, and root access add up to a year in prison

Ex-tech pleads guilty to smart meter network attack; changed a password to "f***you." (credit: Alan Stanton) The Internet of Things' "security through obscurity" has been proven once again to not be terribly secure thanks to an angry and possi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 26th, 2017