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Royal Jordanian Airlines Bans Use of Electronics After US Voices Security "Concerns"

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Royal Jordanian airlines banned the use of electronics on flights servicing the U.S. after government officials here expressed concerns. Details are scant, but CNN is reporting that other carriers b.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Samsung electronics to open a home appliance manufacturing plant in United States

Samsung electronics to open a home appliance manufacturing plant in United States.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News10 min. ago

Assuming that women journalists don"t tweet strong opinions is "complete bollocks"

A list of the most influential journalists on Twitter during the UK's general election has failed to include a single female journalist.  Right after a record number of women were elected to Parliament, researchers are claiming that women journa.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 min. ago

FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab

FBI agents on Tuesday paid visits to at least a dozen employees of Kaspersky Lab, a Russia-based cyber-security company, asking questions about that company's operations as part of a counter-intelligence inquiry, multiple sources familiar with the ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 min. ago

Redspace combines tennis with guns to produce ‘Gunball’

Gunball sets out to do for tennis what Rocket League did for summer, dialling up the intensity and the fun, and making full use of the HTC Vive headset's capabilities in the process. The post Redspace combines tennis with guns to produce ‘Gunba.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 min. ago

Western Digital’s 96 layer 3D NAND will lead to terabit memory chips

Western Digital developed a new generation of 3D NAND storage which packs 96 layers, leading to a potential 1Tb of storage in a single chip, though we shouldn't expect commercial products to make use of it until 2018. The post Western Digital’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 min. ago

Kansas City Royals catcher knocked down by a collegiate killer softball pitch

The sport may be called 'softball,' but there's nothing soft about it.  University of Oklahoma softball pitcher Paige Parker proved that point after she was invited to throw the first pitch at a Kansas City Royals game on June 20. Parker hit the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News54 min. ago

WEN hair loss scandal exposed dirty underbelly of personal care products

Researchers call for change after flood of complaints and $26M class-action settlement. Enlarge (credit: Getty | PeopleImages) The pharmacy in any corner drug store brims with carefully formulated, tested, and regulated drugs. But aisles packe.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Preorder Guide

Where to find the best deals and preorder bonuses for the upcoming Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. It would appear t.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

"John Wick" and "Mission: Impossible" actor Michael Nyqvist dead at 56

After a year-long battle with lung cancer, the family of Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist have confirmed that the 'John Wick' and 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' star has passed away. The post 'John Wick' and 'Mission: Impossible'.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Stud kitten is feelin" himself after getting a brand new sweater

A brand new outfit can do wonders for you mood. A new pair of shoes, or a cool hat instantly makes you feel like you can conquer the world.  A tabby kitten named Arlo, who may have been a bit down in the dumps, instantly perked up when his mom a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

Donald Trump is going after Jeff Bezos but also seems a bit confused

It was just a matter of time until Donald Trump went after the far more successful Jeff Bezos.  On Wednesday morning, Trump sat down with various White House administrators and elected officials to figure out if Bezos' ownership of the Washingto.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

Snapchat now lets you create custom geofilters right in the app

 Snapchat introduced a way to create custom geofilters back in February of last year, and now it’s making the feature easier to use. U.S. Snapchat users can now create and submit custom filters directly in the app, rather than having to go.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

The Guardian Backtracks On WhatsApp "Backdoor" Report

Five months after The Guardian published an investigative report, in which it found a "backdoor" in the Facebook-owned service, the publication is finally making amendments. The January report immediately stirred controversy among security experts, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

A nasty legal battle is brewing around U.K. phone brand Vertu

There are fears a looming legal fight between Vertu's new and former owners may threaten the company's survival. The news comes after a controversial acquisition deal earlier this year. The post A nasty legal battle is brewing around U.K. phone brand.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

‘John Wick’ actor Michael Nyqvist dead at 56 after battle with lung cancer

After a year-long battle with lung cancer, the family of Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist have confirmed that the 'John Wick' and 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' star has passed away. The post ‘John Wick’ actor Michael Nyqvist dead at 56 a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Contractors Lose Jobs After Hacking CIA"s In-House Vending Machines

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechRepublic: Today's vending machines are likely to be bolted to the floor or each other and are much more sophisticated -- possibly containing machine intelligence, and belonging to the Internet of Things (I.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

Ransomware Attack Raises Concerns Over Future Assaults

The latest strike, which affected computers from Ukraine to the United States, has intensified worries that such events will become everyday dangers......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

j2 Global Completes $650M Fundraising Effort

Los Angeles-based j2 Global says it has completed its previously announced, $650M offering of senior unsecured notes, in a private placement, which nets the company $636.4M after expenses. j2 Global is using the new funds to pay off an existing credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Amazon disputes claims that Echo Show’s Drop-In feature is a security risk

 Drop-In is a strange and mostly ill-advised feature. It’s a way of offering instant communication between Echo devices — essentially a phone call that doesn’t require the receiver to pick up in order to initiate. Hence, “.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 53 min. ago

Memory Speed Affects Gaming Performance; An Intel Question

”After running through all of the tests, it appears that what I previously thought was an easy and clear answer is in fact more complicated. With the evidence provided I can safely say that memory can play a large role in some games over a.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News3 hr. 53 min. ago