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Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments see first on-year decline in 2016, says IDC

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market decreased 18% on year to 8.74 million units in 2016, the first year-on-year decline in Taiwan's smartphone market, according to data compiled by IDC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 20th, 2017

Researchers Win $100,000 For New Spear-Phishing Detection Method

An anonymous reader writes: Facebook has awarded this year's Internet Defense Prize worth $100,000 to a team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who came up with a new method of detecting spear-phishing attacks in closely moni.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 min. ago

Negotiators wrap up first round of NAFTA talks

Trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Sunday wrapped up the first round of talks to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, amid signs that an ambitious schedule to conclude negotiations by early 2018 could slip in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News25 min. ago

The Hitman"s Bodyguard Is No. 1 at Weekend Box Office

Meanwhile, Logan Lucky had the lowest wide release of Steven Soderbergh's career when adjusted for inflation. Despite garnering an overwhelmingly negative reception from critics, The Hitman's Bodyguard exceeded expectations, placing first in it.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

Google Home gets voice calling and the ability to put responses on your TV

At Google I/O 2017, Google Home got some upgrades that rival Amazon Alexa's recent updates. You'll be able to make phone calls with it, get important notifications, and see visual information on your phone, tablet, or TV. The post Google Home gets vo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Get out of the office, see the eclipse

Even if it’s cloudy, even if it’s not total near you, it’s worth experiencing. Enlarge (credit: NASA) Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that August 21 will treat much of the United States to a partial or total solar eclips.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

We won"t always have total solar eclipses in the future. Here"s why

The moon is receding from earth every year. There will come a day where we will no longer have total solar eclipses. Neil deGrasse Tyson sat down with Meteorologist Joe Rao to discuss more about this future. Check out the full StarTalk podcast featur.....»»

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

Asus ROG Zephyrus gaming laptop launched in India at Rs 2,99,990

The ROG Zephyrus is aimed at gaming enthusiasts with top-end specifications and the latest version of Windows 10. Asus today launched its latest gaming laptop in India. The Asus ROG Zephyrus (Republic of Gamers) was launched earlier this year a.....»»

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

NASA"s Cassini Probe Begins Its "Grand Finale" Through Saturn"s Atmosphere

An anonymous reader quotes Space.com: After orbiting Saturn for more than 13 years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is getting ready to say goodbye. On Monday (August 14), Cassini made the first of five passes through Saturn's upper atmosphere, kicking off.....»»

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

ICE: We don’t use stingrays to locate undocumented immigrants

Letter adds that, even when you’re targeted via stingray, you can still call 911. Enlarge / Thomas Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, seen here during a February 2016 Senate hearing. (credit: Al Drago/CQ Roll C.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago

Gigabyte revenues up 26.29% on year in July

Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.852 billion (US$193.72 million) for July 2017, representing a 5.61% increase on month and 26.29% increase on year. ... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago

When games consoles were bookshelves: celebrating 35 years of Fighting Fantasy books

We catch up with Fighting Fantasy founders Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson. My first games console was a bookshelf. Long before I felt the call of Skyrim’s icy tundras, tackled the complex dungeons of Zelda or battled the undead foes o.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News7 hr. 4 min. ago

Acer Swift 3 versus Asus ZenBook UX330UA: A battle between two value laptops

In our Acer Swift 3 versus Asus ZenBook UX330UA showdown, we pit two recent value laptops against each other to see which provides the best performance, build quality, battery life, and more for the money. The post Acer Swift 3 versus Asus ZenBook UX.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago

After 15 Years, Maine"s Laptops-in-Schools Initiative Fails To Raise Test Scores

For years Maine has been offering laptops to high school students -- but is it doing more harm than good? An anonymous reader writes: One high school student says "We hardly ever use paper," while another student "says he couldn't imagine social stud.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

What would it be like to watch the solar eclipse from the moon?

Space illustrator Pat Rawlings created an acrylic painting nearly 30 years ago that depicted the view of the upcoming solar eclipse from the lunar surface. The post What would it be like to watch the solar eclipse from the moon? appeared first on Dig.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 40 min. ago

Ask Slashdot: What Would You Pay To See Open Sourced?

jbrase writes: It's in the interest of the open-source community to make open-source development as profitable as possible. One potential means of making money from open source is crowdfunding, [but] proprietary vendors aren't likely to be enthusasti.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago

Google introduces six-second previews to video search results

If you conduct a search on one of Google's mobile apps, Google will let you watch a silent six-second clip of a video to help you determine if you need to see anymore. It's only available on mobile for now. The post Google introduces six-second previ.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 32 min. ago

Step aside, Defenders: Five Millarworld comics Netflix should adapt

Mark Millar is one of the biggest names in comics, and Netflix has bought his entire publishing house. The company plans to work with the writer to create new series and (possibly) films. Here are five Millar comics we hope to see on Big Red. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 32 min. ago

Super Troopers 2 Release Date Announced

Super Troopers 2 will get a wide theatrical release this coming April. Super Troopers 2 is coming to theaters next year on April 20, 2018, Broken Lizard has announced. The filmmakers confirmed the movie will indeed get a wide theatrical releas.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News18 hr. 40 min. ago

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt close to becoming Uber’s CEO

 The long and dramatic process for naming a new Uber CEO may be coming closer to an end. First reported by Kara Swisher, our sources are also telling us that former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt is still being seriously considered and the bo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 32 min. ago

Weekend Watch: Teenager Documents His Projects on “Make With Miles”

A young teen maker explores his world and shares his projects on YouTube. Read more on MAKE The post Weekend Watch: Teenager Documents His Projects on “Make With Miles” appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News21 hr. 32 min. ago