US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/20/us-laptops-in-checked-bags-pose-fire-explosion-risk.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Google's artificial intelligence computer 'no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge'

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its creators claim.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/20/googles-artificial-intelligence-computer-no-longer-constrained-by-limits-human-knowledge.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Kids under 8 watch less TV, spend more time on mobile devices, study finds

The amount of time children under eight years old spend on mobile devices has more than tripled over the past four years, a new study has found.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/20/kids-under-8-watch-less-tv-spend-more-time-on-mobile-devices-study-finds.html

Powered by WPeMatico

KRACK Wi-Fi bug: What Apple, Google, more are doing to fix it

The new vulnerability found in Wi-Fi networks may sound scary, but vendors are starting to roll out patches to address the danger.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/18/krack-wi-fi-bug-what-apple-google-more-are-doing-to-fix-it.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Intel Announces ‘Nervana’ Neural Network Processor

intel-nervana-neural-network-processor-2x1

The Nervana NNP is designed from the ground up with this type of computing in mind.

The post Intel Announces ‘Nervana’ Neural Network Processor appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257609-intel-announces-nervana-neural-network-processor?source=Computing

Powered by WPeMatico

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost

Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC

The Snapdragon 636 will be one of the first budget SoCs from Qualcomm to have the Kryo CPU cores built-in.

The post Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257580-qualcomm-announces-snapdragon-636-chip-40-speed-boost?source=Computing

Powered by WPeMatico

'Bigfoot' reportedly sighted in Northern California, pictures go viral

The legendary Bigfoot and others like it have reportedly been spotted near a Northern California lake, according to a paranormal investigator.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/17/bigfoot-reportedly-sighted-in-northern-california-pictures-go-viral.html

Powered by WPeMatico

This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components

The new pi-top laptop is a Raspberry Pi-based system with an eight-hour battery, 1080p display, and an interesting slide-out keyboard that allows direct access to the RBP board beneath.

The post This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257471-raspberry-pi-laptop-lets-peek-inside-see-components?source=Computing

Powered by WPeMatico

'Me Too' trending on social media following recent sexual harassment outrage

The hashtag #MeToo was trending on social media after actress Alyssa Milano asked victims of sexual harassment to come forward and let their voices be heard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/16/me-too-trending-on-social-media-following-recent-sexual-harassment-outrage.html

Powered by WPeMatico

'The sins of Silicon Valley': Backlash mounts against Google, Facebook, Amazon

The populist backlash against the tone-deaf and arguably reprehensible actions of certain players in Silicon Valley has increased in recent months. A new essay in Silicon Valley suggests that despite the benefits companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon provide to consumers, the costs are starting to outweigh the benefits.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/13/sins-silicon-valley-backlash-mounts-against-google-facebook-amazon.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Western Digital Reveals MAMR Technology That Could Allow 40TB Hard Drives

Spinning drives could continue to offer a better price per GB for another decade.

The post Western Digital Reveals MAMR Technology That Could Allow 40TB Hard Drives appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257352-western-digital-reveals-mamr-technology-allow-40tb-hard-drives?source=Computing

Powered by WPeMatico

Facebook, Google, Twitter sued by family of American killed in Nice terror attack

The complaint, filed in the northern district of California, argues that the three Silicon Valley-based companies “have knowingly and recklessly provided the terrorist group ISIS with accounts to use its social networks as a tool for spreading extremist propaganda, raising funds, and attracting new recruits.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/12/facebook-google-twitter-sued-by-family-american-killed-in-nice-terror-attack.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Container Runtime Brings Greater Flexibility to Kubernetes and BOSH


The Cloud Foundry Foundation has launched Container Runtime as the default deployment and management platform for containers using Kubernetes and BOSH. The foundation announced Container Runtime at its annual European user conference. Cloud Foundry is an open source Platform as a Service offering used for building and managing applications in the cloud or in data centers. CFCR is an updated release of the Kubo Project with a new name. The new default approach makes deploying and managing containers easier and more flexible.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84874.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

Apple is working on a revolutionary new iPhone, but it's worried Samsung will steal the design

The new iPhone X represents the biggest design shift in Apple’s iPhone lineup since the original model was released a decade ago.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/11/apple-is-working-on-revolutionary-new-iphone-but-its-worried-samsung-will-steal-design.html

Powered by WPeMatico

After Las Vegas shooting, Nevada officials go after sham websites seeking donations

The Nevada Attorney General’s office is investigating reports of fake online charities collecting donations on behalf of victims that were killed or wounded at a shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas Oct. 1st.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/10/after-las-vegas-shooting-nevada-officials-go-after-sham-websites-seeking-donations.html

Powered by WPeMatico

AUSA 2017: Stealthy Chevy trucks for soldiers?

The US Army and General Motors have teamed up to explore a new method of power for Army vehicles that could deliver near silent operation and hard-to-detect heat signatures.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/10/ausa-2017-stealthy-chevy-trucks-for-soldiers.html

Powered by WPeMatico