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Samsung Electronics CEO resigns over "unprecedented crisis"

Kwon Oh-hyun said the company was facing an "unprecedented crisis inside out"......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcOct 13th, 2017

German soccer team puts players on your iPhone for AR selfies

Sports teams and broadcasters have been going all-in on high-tech initiatives lately. The NFL was an early adopter, with AR features appearing on Fox Sports broadcasts. The NBA just released an augmented reality mobile hoops game, Samsung ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News10 min. ago

Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigns amid sexual harassment accusation

Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios since its founding, resigned Tuesday according to several media reports — less than a week after his alleged sexual harassment of a female producer resurfaced in the press. Isa Hackett said the incident occurre.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News31 min. ago

Netflix, Amazon, Movie Studios Sue Over TickBox Streaming Device

Movies studios, Netflix, and Amazon have teamed up to file a lawsuit against a streaming media player called TickBox TV. The device in question runs Kodi on top of Android 6.0, and searches the internet for streams that it can make available to users.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News31 min. ago

Windows Mixed Reality: Devices and Downloads on Release Day

Today Windows Mixed Reality launches on Windows 10, and several devices are onboard from the start. ASUS, Samsung, Lenovo, HP, Dell, and Acer have their own headsets – not all necessarily out in the wild yet, but (at least) announced. For those.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News46 min. ago

Amazon Studios head resigns after sexual harassment allegations

A few days ago, Amazon suspended the VP leading its film and TV projects after Isa Dick Hackett told The Hollywood Reporter that Roy Price sexually harassed her. Now, CNN and others report that the exec has "resigned." Hackett is the produce.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Greenpeace blasts Amazon over poor environmental practices

Greenpeace has made a tradition out of raking companies over the coals when their environmental practices fall short of its standards, and that's truer than ever in the activist group's latest electronics report card. The organizat.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Levi’s is already working with Google on a second smart jacket

Levi's connected denim jacket went on sale three weeks ago, but CEO Chip Bergh said it's already working with Google on a version 2.0. At Wall Street Journal's D. Live conference, Bergh said that the new one will have even mor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Georgia gubernatorial candidate holding a bump stock giveaway

Republican Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams is holding a giveaway for a bump stock — the same type of device law enforcement officials say the Vegas shooter used to kill over 50 people during a concert in early October. In a statement publishe.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigns, company spokesman says, after suspension following sexual harassment claim (Brian Stelter/CNNMoney)

Brian Stelter / CNNMoney: Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigns, company spokesman says, after suspension following sexual harassment claim  —  Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, five days after he was suspended by the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields named senior adviser at TPG Capital

Former Ford Motor Co. CEO Mark Fields has been named a senior adviser at private equity firm TPG Capital, where he will be tasked with helping reinvent companies in the way that he attempted to transform Ford......»»

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

Marines Sent Team to Middle East to Test Cyber Vulnerabilities

The Marine Corps marked a milestone earlier this year when it deployed a first-of-its-kind cyber protection team to the Middle East to help crisis response... The Marine Corps marked a milestone earlier this year when it deployed a first-of-its-k.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

UK collected social media data as part of its mass surveillance

It's no secret that the UK has been engaging in mass surveillance over the past few years. Since Edward Snowden's leaks revealed the extent of their program, the UK's security and intelligence organization GCHQ has been under.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

You don’t need an expensive phone, so don’t buy one

This year is the first in smartphone hardware in a long time in which I felt like no game-changing changes came from any company. The smartphones revealed by HTC, Samsung, Apple, and the rest – they were all solid. But we’ve reached a poi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigns, company spokesman says, after suspension following sexual harassment claim (Brian Stelter/@brianstelter)

Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigns, company spokesman says, after suspension following sexual harassment claim  —  Breaking: @RoyPrice has “resigned” from Amazon, a company spokesman say.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Massive Methane Leak in 2015 Left California Residents With Elevated Uranium, Styrene Levels: Study

Two years after a well blowout dumped over 100,000 tons of methane into Southern California, residents are still suffering significant health problems and are showing elevated levels of various heavy metals and benzene-related chemicals. The post Mas.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Facebook executives, including its CSO and hardware chief, are increasingly using Twitter to spread Facebook"s message and respond to journalists (Alex Kantrowitz/BuzzFeed)

Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed: Facebook executives, including its CSO and hardware chief, are increasingly using Twitter to spread Facebook's message and respond to journalists  —  As Facebook grapples with the unprecedented crisis tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

2018 Honda CR-V Gets Small Price Bump

The 2018 Honda CR-V carries over unchanged from last year when the new fifth generation arrived. Still, prices on the small crossover have jumped slightly compared to the previous model year. The CR-V now starts at $25,090, up $105 from the 2017 mode.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

A Lotus SUV Sounds Like it’s a Sure Thing at This Point

The rumor that Lotus will build an SUV has been around for years. Back in 2015, Jean-Marc Gales, CEO of Lotus, even told us he had plans for one. But despite all the talk, a high-riding Lotus never appeared. From the sound of things, though, the lon.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

We got to look inside Google"s NYC pop-up store before it opens to the public

Google's New York City pop-up store is conveniently located near Mashable headquarters, so we walked over to get a peek (and share it with you!) before it opens to the public on Thursday, Oct. 19. The store will be open through Dec. 31, with the dail.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

Airbus Tie-Up Boosts Bombardier And C Series

Described by CEO Tom Enders as a “win-win-win situation for everyone,” Airbus’s unparalleled agreement to acquire a majority stake in the C Series aircraft without paying anything is both the deal of the century for the European giant and a l.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago