Dan Geer is world-renowned cyber security researcher. He's Chief Information Security Officer at In-Q-Tel, a non-profit venture capital firm. Hid company invests in technology to support the CIA. He's knows his shit. And he uses a pager instead of a smartphone.Read more...
Starting today, all of Apple's retail stores will accept any of the company's ageing products for recycling—and, if it looks resaleable, you might even get some store credit, too.Read more...
Now that all the turkey leftovers are gone and your holiday shopping is underway, it's time to think about giving back.Giving Tuesday was founded in 2012 as a day to encourage people to give back to their communities after the consumer-driven madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
IBM Watson, the artificial intelligence platform made famous by beating the three best Jeopardy champions ever several years ago, bought Denver-based AlchemyAPI today. It did not reveal the purchase price. The acquisition gives Watson a key piece of machine learning technology.
West Sussex County Council has become the first in the UK to give its residents free access to real-time performance data.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/25/west-sussex-gives-residents-more-clarity-with-performance-dashboard/
Duo Security, best known for its simple mobile phone two-factor authentication, announced today that it was expanding its Duo Platform security tool to give IT administrators greater visibility and control over every device entering the network. Last April the company announced Duo Platform,
It wasn’t because Windows 7 ate 9 that Windows 10 was given its name, it was because this next version of Windows is no mere incremental upgrade, but an OS that Microsoft hopes will usher in a new era of computing. For the first time,
During Build 2015, Microsoft unveiled the official name for Project Spartan, the successor to Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser. The name? Microsoft Edge -- the name for Microsoft's new browser for Windows 10 base don the Edge rendering engine.For those who don't know,
For those of you enrolled in the Windows Insider Program, you have an exclusive ability to test Windows 10 Technical Preview before it's released this summer. On top of that, you are given the ability to test a pre-release version of Project Spartan, the company's new browser.
Back at Mobile World Congress (MWC) HP debuted its “laptop that thinks it’s a tablet”, the Pavilion x360, which PC Magazine voted “Best of MWC 2014”. It isn’t actually a tablet in the sense of the word (think Surface), but more like a convertible, meaning the screen can rotate around.
Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,
The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...
After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...
Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,
The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.
Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...
Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...
Two researchers from a Beijing University have found a way to create 3D X-Ray images of some of the smallest blood vessels in the heart — by filling it with liquid metal . Read more...
Way back in 1931, Albert Einstein visited the U.S. for three months. Inspired by meetings with Edwin Hubble, he began thinking about the Universe differently, writing a paper in four days to get down his thoughts—and now,
A replica of the backplane of the James Webb Space Telescope is hoisted into place in the assembly stand in NASA Goddard's giant cleanroom. Over the next few months, the telescope's mirrors will be installed to it—so they don't make any mistakes when they do it on the real-deal. [NASA]Read more...
Twitter 1 亿美元购移动广告公司 Tap Commerce来自 网易科技：7 月 1 日消息, 据国外媒体报道，消息人士透露，Twitter 正在收购总部位于纽约的移动广告技术公司 Tap Commerce。消息人士称，Twitter 收购 Tap Commerce 的价格为 1 亿美元左右。
Oculus‘ headset lets you look around virtual reality but requires integrations with unofficial controllers to move an avatar, fire weapons, or input other commands. But at tomorrow’s Oculus Connect virtual reality conference,
上个月，一组搞怪的表情登录苹果iOS 9.1系统，苹果将其命名为“带眼睛的聊天泡泡”。表情一出现，用户议论纷纷。一个名叫Erik Veland的设计师解释道：“带眼睛的聊天泡泡”代表反欺凌运动。
索尼为 PS4 打造的 VR 头显 PlayStation VR 日前预订开始。和 Oculus Rift 以及 HTC Vive 一样，PlayStation VR 果然也是被狂热的消费者们瞬秒了。 和另外两款 VR 头显不一样，PlayStation VR 的预订渠道更多，所以倒不至于完全售罄，但包括亚马逊、沃尔玛在内的店面都已经显示无货，而且是在数分钟内被抢购一空，这一样说明了它极受欢迎。 PlayStation VR 首发有两种选择，只有头显本体的核心包和附带手柄及摄像头的首发包。后者已经完全售罄，而前者则在一些商店中零散有货。
面对 90 后，宜信首席战略官陈欢表示，用简单一个词来概括，就是加一些“游戏化”的东西在里面。
3DMrak 是不少玩家用以測試電腦效能的指標軟體，而考慮到有越來越多玩家長時間執行 AAA 遊戲，他們決定在最新的 V2.0.2530 更新加入針對長時間遊戲穩定性的 3DMark Stress Test ，讓電腦模擬在長時間高負載運作下，藉以用為驗證設備散熱穩定性或是超頻後穩定性的方式。閱讀全文
威锋网讯，史蒂夫·乔布斯已经离开我们有一段时间了，不过媒体对于他家人的最新动态也是十分关注，其中就包括了乔布斯 18 岁的幼女-伊芙（Eve）。据外媒报道，目前伊芙正成长为马术（赛马）界一颗冉冉上升的新星。 这位最近才从高中毕业的美少女对赛马活动情有独钟，她甚至还和比尔·盖茨的女儿在一次活动中进行了比赛。伊芙经常在佛罗里达的惠灵顿参加比赛，而她的母亲也刚刚在此以 1500 万美元的价格买下了一个牧场。佛罗里达的惠灵顿以骑马胜地而闻名，包括比尔·盖茨和歌手布鲁斯·斯普林斯汀都在这里拥有物业。 伊芙是乔布斯和鲍威尔所生的幼女，据《乔布斯传》记载，伊芙是最小的孩子，出生于 1998 年。
近日，国外知名的众筹平台 Kickstarter 上出现了一款非常独特的时钟产品 LetB，如果你想要寻找除了传统的指针时钟和数字时钟之外的产品，它会是一个相当不错的选择。 根据这款 LetB 时钟在 Kickstarter 上的介绍，这是一款纯手工打造的时钟产品，由 LED 面板、外壳以及微型计算机组成，研发团队希望能够让人们以不同的方式来查看时间。 这款 LetB 时钟分为 Basic 和 Pro 两个版本，前者能够通过文字显示时间，后者则在 Basic 版本的基础上加入了更多的功能，比如可充电电池、闹铃以及改变背光颜色等等。