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Today"s Best Deals: Amazon Fire Tablet, Networking Gear, Lightning Cables, and More

Amazon’s Fire tablet, TP-Link networking gear, and power receptacles with USB ports lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 14th, 2017

A Sophisticated Grey Hat Vigilante Protects Insecure IoT Devices

Ars Technica reports on Hajime, a sophisticated "vigilante botnet that infects IoT devices before blackhats can hijack them." Once Hajime infects an Internet-connected camera, DVR, and other Internet-of-things device, the malware blocks access to fou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Box office hits and misses: ‘Fate of the Furious’ crosses $1 billion as ‘The Circle’ unravels

After just three weeks in theaters, Universal Pictures' sequel The Fate of the Furious has crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide, and is now the fifth film to do so for the studio. The post Box office hits and misses: ‘Fate of the Furious’.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 22 min. ago

KAR, Cox take different approaches to growth

Cox Automotive and KAR Auction Services own the two largest U.S. auction groups. But they've taken quite different approaches to growing and diversifying......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Corvette Carbon 65: The first collectible of 2018

The first collectible car of the 2018 model year is the Chevrolet Corvette Carbon 65, a limited-production model that celebrates the sports car's 65th anniversary. Most U.S. and Canadian Chevrolet dealers will never see the car......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Self-driving companies to consumers: Hop in

Test rides in the cars of the future are becoming more available to the public, and are no longer limited to engineers, executives and journalists......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

BMW holds out hope for 7 series

BMW wanted to set a new sales record and regain leadership of the large luxury sedan segment after launching the redesigned 7 series in late 2015. It didn't happen last year - but there's always 2017, says Americas chief Ludwig Willisch......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

17 million or bust? Red flags for retailers

The industry has crossed the line into risky territory on automaker incentives, leasing levels and new-vehicle inventory, said AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson. Several other public dealership group executives agreed......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Mann plots a U.S. revival for Mitsubishi

New Mitsubishi COO Trevor Mann outlines his revival plan for the troubled carmaker and explains how he got it back on the profit path just months after arriving from controlling owner Nissan......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Article: Recommended Reading: May 1, 2017

eMarketer’s scan of the key developments of the day, plus data to make sense of it all. Today’s topics: Amazon makes Alexa sound more human; SoftBank to invest over $1.5 billion in Paytm; and more......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Article: Competition Heats Up in China"s Mobile Video Sector

China’s rapidly expanding mobile video market is creating a seemingly insatiable demand for mobile video content and services......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Atom-thin water layers may lead to faster electric cars

So many battery breakthroughs focus on longer battery life (and for good reason), but what about the speed of delivering that energy? That's what North Carolina State University researchers want to solve. They've produced a mater.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

"Major scale" malware targets your Mac through email scams

Mac users are increasingly being targeted by malware after years of being relatively safe, and that means they're facing attacks that other users have unfortunately come to expect for a while. Check Point researchers have discovered Do.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

AAA launches its own app-based car sharing service

Few companies connected to the auto industry can resist the allure of starting their own car sharing service, it seems. After a brief tease, AAA's venture wing has launched Gig, an app-centric car sharing service, in Berkeley and Oakla.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 53 min. ago

Imagining five retro technologies as startup pitches

 Silicon Valley is a bubble. Go into any SoMa coffee shop and you’ll hear founders and investors alike singing the praises of Hyperloop and flying cars — sci-fi tropes reincarnated by billionaires with a god complex. This isn’t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

VC Founder Predicts AI Will Take 50% Of All Human Jobs Within 10 Years

An anonymous reader quotes CNBC: Robots are likely to replace 50 percent of all jobs in the next decade, according to Kai-Fu Lee, founder of venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures and a top voice on tech in China. Artificial intelligence is the wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 21 min. ago

The past, present, and future of design in Silicon Valley

 The following is an excerpt from The Way to Design, a guide to becoming a designer founder and to building design-centric businesses. Adapted and reprinted with the author’s permission. Until very recently, success in Silicon Valley requi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

These custom camper vans bring easy living to the great outdoors

If you've tried bare-bones van camping and decided you're all-in, but you'd rather invest in something custom-built to your needs and sporting interests, Oregon-based Outside Van is a great place to start. The post These custom camper vans bring easy.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 10 min. ago

With the war far from over, privacy activists cautiously celebrate a battle won

 After the NSA’s surprise announcement that it would pull back on a contentious surveillance tactic, privacy advocates found themselves in a strange place in 2017: They’d actually won a thing. With a mix of cautious optimism and righ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 9 min. ago

Amid Brick-and-Mortar Travails, a Tipping Point for Amazon in Apparel

Over the years, the online giant has picked off different retail businesses, from books to electronics. Now apparel sellers are starting to succumb......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News6 hr. 30 min. ago

Detailing Amazon’s Custom-Clothing Patent

Amazon recently received an intriguing patent for an “on demand” apparel manufacturing system, which can quickly fill online orders for suits, dresses and shirts......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News6 hr. 30 min. ago