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Samsung Announces Bixby, the Galaxy S8 Virtual Assistant They are Betting Big On

This morning, Samsung kicked off the new week by announcing Bixby, the virtual assistant and interface that will be a big part of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Not only that, but Samsung has “thousands” of software developers working on m.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeMar 20th, 2017

Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords

What makes a smart city? We asked some experts, and they all agree: No city is really there, yet, but many cities are looking to the future. The post Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 min. ago

Jeff Bezos says Amazon will ‘keep investing’ in India as rivals raise new war chests

 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has pledged to continue to invest in India as it bids to keep pace with rivals in the country that have landed large investments from big name backers. SoftBank and Alibaba have pumped close to $2 billion into Paytm latel.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News36 min. ago

iMac Kaby Lake (2017) review: The iMac’s excellence continues on

It’s been nearly two years since Apple updated the iMac, which may not seem like such a big deal, especially for a desktop computer. So, understandably, if you bought an iMac in the past three or four years, maybe you aren’t looking for a new.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News60 min. ago

Digitimes Research: OLEDoS a display solution for HMD VR devices

For the three main technologies - OLED, OLEDoS (OLED on CMOS) and Micro LED - applied currently for the development of display products for use in head-mounted display (HMD) virtual reality devices, OLEDoS is superior than the other two technologies.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Japan"s automakers say it will be difficult to recoup billions spent recalling Takata airbags

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi said Takata's filing for bankruptcy protection will make it difficult for them to recoup billions of dollars they have spent to recall defective airbag inflators......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 12 min. ago

Body-on-frame trucks remain popular and profitable

Think body-on-frame trucks are relics of the past? Nope. They're wildly popular, and profitable......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 52 min. ago

BMW dealers look to Kuhnt to get brand back on track

BMW dealers say they need fresh product, more trucks, competitive lease rates and a return to the "Ultimate Driving Machine" days. They're looking at Bernhard Kuhnt for help......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 52 min. ago

Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus Invalidate 8,000 Traffic Tickets

Long-time Slashdot reader nri tipped us off to a developing story in Victoria, Australia. Yahoo News reports: Victoria Police officials announced on Saturday, June 24, they were withdrawing all speed camera infringement notices issued statewide from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

Indian Technology Workers Worry About a Job Threat: Technology

Artificial intelligence, automation and big data are raising fears of widespread layoffs in a $150 billion industry......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News10 hr. 44 min. ago

Australian Officials Want Encryption Laws To Fight "Terrorist Messaging"

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: Two top Australian government officials said Sunday that they will push for "thwarting the encryption of terrorist messaging" during an upcoming meeting next week of the so-called "Five Eyes" group of English-.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

How to give your Galaxy S8 that clean, stock Android look, no rooting required

Some Android purists prefer a more stock Android look and feel. Here is a quick how-to guide to give your Samsung Galaxy S8 a more minimalist vibe without the hassle of rooting it. The post How to give your Galaxy S8 that clean, stock Android look, n.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 20 min. ago

How tech companies are recognizing Pride Month

 In the month of June, tech companies celebrated Pride in the best way they know how: small, quirky product updates. With San Francisco and New York’s annual Pride event hitting this weekend, it’s a good time to reflect on just how f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Self-Driving Cars Are Safer When They Talk To Each Other

An anonymous reader quotes Engadget: A University of Michigan public-private partnership called Mcity is testing V2V, or vehicle to vehicle communication, and has found that it makes their autonomous prototypes even safer. V2V works by wirelessly sha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart"s business (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart's business  —  Wal-Mart is telling some technology companies that if they want its business, they can't run applications for.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News21 hr. 11 min. ago

This Week in Making: Decentralize the Web, Girl Scouts Tackle Cybersecurity, and More

This week, Mozilla is trying to get makers to decentralize the web, the Girl Scouts tackle cybersecurity, board games go virtual, and more. Read more on MAKE The post This Week in Making: Decentralize the Web, Girl Scouts Tackle Cybersecurity, and&nb.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News21 hr. 44 min. ago

Houzz raises a huge $400M round at a $4B valuation

 If you ask investors in Silicon Valley about Houzz — an app where you browse ridiculously nice homes and check out interesting interior design ideas — they’ll probably quietly mutter that they’re just growing their busin.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Should Your Company Switch To Microservices?

Walmart Canada claims that it was microservices that allowed them to replace hardware with virtual servers, reducing costs by somewhere between 20 and 50 percent. Now Slashdot reader snydeq shares an article by a senior systems automation engineer ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Review

Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Review is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. Small businesses and large enterprises can’t use just any laptops. Their notebooks need decent displays and solid battery life. They must have solid frames that can handle a.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Relevnt launches a publisher-centric news app

 Florida startup Relevnt is experimenting with a new approach to online publishing. Founder and CEO Winder Hughes said that it’s become unrealistic to expect readers to download an app for every publication that they follow, or even to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

The Best 2-in-1 PC You Can Buy

If you can’t decide if you need a tablet or a notebook, then don’t bother. The best 2-in-1 laptops are both, and they can provide all the power you need. Check out our list for the best 2-in-1s for any user. The post The Best 2-in-1 PC You Can Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017