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Tech Tip: Reading E-Books on a Bigger Screen

If you dislike reading on a phone or tablet, you can likely read your electronic books and magazines on your computer’s display instead......»»

Category: topSource:  nytApr 12th, 2017

Weekly Rewind: Go karts on the high seas, security bots, and NASA probes

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 47 min. ago

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

 Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Betts Recruiting will join the self-descri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 10 min. ago

Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

 Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company has long had a core office in Palo Alto, but this will be its first major machine intelligence R&D effort in the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 18 min. ago

A Tech Bro Charged Thousands for an Island Getaway That Turned Into The Hunger Games [UPDATED] 

The distance between expectation and reality makes fools of us all, but it made the well-heeled attendees of an exclusive music festival in the Bahamas look particularly moronic late Thursday night. For tickets that started at $1,200 and went as high.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News16 hr. 10 min. ago

AI can now duplicate anyone"s voice based on just one minute of training

Do you remember the cool Mission Impossible tech that lets Tom Cruise’s character mimic the voice of any other character? Well, a Montreal-based startup called Lyrebird just invented it for real. The post AI can now duplicate anyone's voice ba.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 11 min. ago

How to master the start menu in Windows 10

In Windows 10, Microsoft has combined the best of older versions of the Start Menu and Screen into a new and surprisingly flexible way to manage your computer. This guide has everything you need to master it. The post How to master the start menu in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 11 min. ago

Report Shows Another Diversity Challenge: Retaining Employees

An anonymous reader shares a report: Women, blacks and Latinos are far more likely to quit jobs in tech than white or Asian men, according to a new report by the Kapor Center for Social Impact. The Oakland nonprofit commissioned an online survey by t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 39 min. ago

Weekly Roundup: FCC’s plan to revoke net neutrality, Uber defends tracking practices

 Two new unicorns are born, Uber faces two lawsuits and the FCC unveils its proposal to revoke net neutrality. These are the top tech stories you need to know this week. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 2 min. ago

Deep-learning algorithm can mimic any voice based on just 60 seconds of speech

Do you remember the cool Mission Impossible tech that lets Tom Cruise’s character mimic the voice of any other character? Well, a Montreal-based startup called Lyrebird just invented it for real. The post Deep-learning algorithm can mimic any voice.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 11 min. ago

Tech titans Facebook, Google identified as victims of $100M phishing scam

It appears that even the most technologically advanced among us can't protect themselves from malicious intentions. Google and Facebook have apparently fallen prey to an elaborate scam involving email phishing and fake suppliers. The post Tech titans.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

A Tech Bro Charged Thousands for an Island Getaway That Turned Into The Hunger Games

The distance between expectation and reality makes fools of us all, but it made the well-heeled attendees of an exclusive music festival in the Bahamas look particularly moronic late Thursday night. For tickets that started at $1,200 and went as high.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News19 hr. 18 min. ago

Great deal! These are our three favorite Amazon tech bargains today

Friday's Amazon Gold Box Deals of the day feature a laptop cooling pad, an affordable smartwatch that works great with Android devices, and an upgraded version of the most popular smart doorbell on the market. The post Great deal! These are our three.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

The Internet-of-Things is Maturing

An anonymous reader shares a report: The "Internet of Things" (IoT) category is starting to mature in terms of startup investments, according to a new report from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Wing. Like any other trendy area of tech, IoT is in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 31 min. ago

The 6 Golden Rules of Direct Message Marketing

No social media feature is more abused than the direct message — and marketers are the biggest culprits. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Tech Tip: Running macOS and Windows 10 on the Same Computer

With Apple’s built-in Boot Camp utility or third-party programs, you can install and use Windows 10 on your Mac......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News20 hr. 39 min. ago

The Circle Director Had to Create the Biggest, Best Tech Company Ever, and Make a Movie Too

Creating a fictional company that’s basically Facebook, Google, and Apple rolled into one is no easy task. We know those brands. We live those brands. But in The Circle, co-writer and director James Ponsoldt had to do just that and so much more.Rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

Cloud computing has another killer quarter

To most people, Jeff Bezos’ Amazon is known as the company reshaping the way people buy everything from books to shoes to groceries. But the part of Amazon that is driving Bezos within shouting distance of becoming the world’s richest person d.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News22 hr. 11 min. ago

Tip: RESTful Verbs

Learn more about RESTful verbs......»»

Category: topSource:  devxRelated News22 hr. 54 min. ago

The Circle Is Not Your Scary Future, It"s Your Boring Present

The most believable part of The Circle, which opens in theaters Friday, is the tech. Sadly, the film’s arguments surrounding privacy, which are integral to the movie’s plot, are a muddled mess, portrayed in ways that lack nuance and understandin.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News22 hr. 54 min. ago

Apple’s Amazon Echo killer may be in its final design stage

Apple never gives much away, but in recent years leaks have grown more frequent. So make what you will of the news that the tech giant is apparently close to launching a device to rival Amazon's Echo/Alexa speaker. The post Apple’s Amazon Echo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017