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Smart isn"t going anywhere, Winkler says

This is not exactly the golden age of microcars. Indeed, at a time when gas is cheap and looks like it will stay cheap, can Smart really hope to grow?.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 20th, 2017

Facebook is failing to meet the burden of securing itself, security chief says

Chief Security Officer described security report as a “very painful process.” Enlarge / Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos. (credit: Dave Maass) Facebook is failing to live up to the responsibility it faces for adequately securing.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News45 min. ago

Google DeepMind: AI becomes more alien [Software]

Google's DeepMind says it has made another big advance in artificial intelligence by getting a machine to master the Chinese game of Go without help from human players. #Google #alphaGo #GO #AI #artificial intelligence #.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

Almost Half of Tech Workers Worry About Losing Their Jobs Because of Ageism, Says Survey

An anonymous reader quotes a report from SiliconBeat: More than 40 percent of tech workers worry about losing their jobs because of age, a new survey shows. Jobs site Indeed also found that 18 percent of those who work in the tech industry worry "all.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

Be concerned about how apps collect, share health data, expert says

Americans should be concerned about how health and wellness apps collect, save and share their personal health data, a medical media expert says......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

LG’s VR headset may be named UltraGear: trademark filed

Earlier this year, LG demonstrated a virtual reality headset prototype going by the codename SteamVR (and HMD) due to its intended use with Valve’s SteamVR platform. Though the public got a look at this headset, the company wasn’t ready t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

‘Skinny TV’ isn’t going to save the cable industry from cord cutting

Cord cutting is happening faster than anyone predicted, and it's taking down the big cable companies with it. AT&T lost nearly 400,000 traditional cable subscribers last quarter, more than even the most pessimistic forecasts. The company posted a n.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

Microwaves will be obsolete by 2027. Here’s what’s going to replace them

RF cooking is like a microwave that actually works, and quickly, too. In the next few years, it could make its way into your kitchen. The post Microwaves will be obsolete by 2027. Here’s what’s going to replace them appeared first on Digital Tren.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

What washing dishes, driving a truck and working in a cemetery taught me about the power of ‘blue-collar’ software

 I work in VC. But it wasn’t long ago that I stocked shelves, drove a truck, washed dishes, waited tables and even hauled dirt at a cemetery. This isn’t the usual route to a job in tech and VC, but it opened my eyes to a corner of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Kia Stinger GT Gets Aero Kit, Widebody Treatment for SEMA

If you’re in the camp that says the Kia Stinger GT looks a bit too tame for its sporty aspirations, then perhaps you’ll like a modded version that’s headed to SEMA. In collaboration with West Coast Customs, Kia has spiced up the Stinger with a.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News3 hr. 44 min. ago

Trump says Puerto Rico hurricane response was a "10" but these numbers prove otherwise

President Trump gave the federal response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico a 10 out of 10 on Thursday. Yes. Really. He gave himself the highest marks for what has been a well-documented and tragic mess. SEE ALSO: Photos from Puerto Rico reveal the d.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 44 min. ago

This smart paper plane just raised close to 2 million dollars on Kickstarter

The 'POWERUP DART' crushed it on Kickstarter. With an original goal of just $25,000, it raised almost $2 million dollars.  The smart paper airplane is app controlled and can do all sorts of tricks. Looks like people really aren't over how flimsy.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 44 min. ago

Canada"s "Super Secret Spy Agency" Is Releasing a Malware-Fighting Tool To the Public

Matthew Braga, reporting for CBC News: Canada's electronic spy agency says it is taking the "unprecedented step" of releasing one of its own cyber defence tools to the public, in a bid to help companies and organizations better defend their computers.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 44 min. ago

PayPal reports solid Q3, active user base reaches 218 million

The company says it grew its active account base by 8.2 million during Q3......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News4 hr. 0 min. ago

Smart lock company August Home purchased by actual lock company Yale

Smart-lock outfit Yale's parent company is buying August Home, in a move that may consolidate some of the smart lock market. The regulatory bodies involved are expected to approve Sweden-based Assa Abloy's purchase by year's e.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

PayPal beats Q3 estimates with $3.24B revenue, up 21% YoY, vs. $3.18B expected, net income of $380M, up 18% YoY, and total payments volume of $114B, up 30% YoY (Natalie Gagliordi/ZDNet)

Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet: PayPal beats Q3 estimates with $3.24B revenue, up 21% YoY, vs. $3.18B expected, net income of $380M, up 18% YoY, and total payments volume of $114B, up 30% YoY  —  The company says it grew its active accou.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Verizon Says Fixed 5G Trials Are Performing Better Than Expected

Mobile 5G will not be launched in 2018, but fixed 5G might be.   Mobile 5G will not be launched in 2018, but fixed 5G might be.  .....»»

Category: networkSource:  sdxcentralRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Get Takata Airbags Fixed, Honda Australia Urges

Most of the vehicles still in need of repairs are owned by people who do not have their cars serviced through the Honda dealer network, or their contact details are not known to the company, the automaker says. read more.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Nintendo nabs two-thirds of monthly game hardware sales thanks to Switch

 Nintendo has managed to lead the industry in video game hardware sales – by a wide margin – for September, which is a very promising sign going into the holiday shopping season. The Nintendo Switch helped this immensely, leading the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

Propel Star Wars Battle Drones review

Love Star Wars? Love video games? Love drones? Then you’re going to love the Propel Star Wars Battle Drones. With details usually found only on collectibles, these Star Wars ships fly and dogfight with each other. Can you say, “Red Five standing.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 45 min. ago

PayPal beats Q3 estimates with $3.24B revenue, up 21% YoY, vs. $3.16B expected, net income of $380M, up 18% YoY, and total payments volume of $114B, up 30% YoY (Natalie Gagliordi/ZDNet)

Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet: PayPal beats Q3 estimates with $3.24B revenue, up 21% YoY, vs. $3.16B expected, net income of $380M, up 18% YoY, and total payments volume of $114B, up 30% YoY  —  The company says it grew its active accou.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago