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Wireless Charging and Our Autonomous Electric Future 2019-02-18 08:00:00One of the biggest problems for those of us who have electric cars is charging. Chargers that drop the charging time to a few minutes have been coming

Apple's Plans for Subscription News Service Irk Publishers 2019-02-14 08:00:00Apple plans to launch a subscription news service at an event next month. Described as "Netflix for news," it would let customers access an unlimite

Amazon Meshes With Eero 2019-02-13 08:00:00Amazon has scooped up mesh WiFi network maker Eero, the home network company known for making an easy-to-set-up product that can blanket a home with h

Trump Order Gives Artificial Intelligence a Boost 2019-02-12 08:00:00President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at boosting artificial intelligence R&D in the U.S. The order sets up the American AI I

How IBM'S Project Debater Could Fix the State 2019-02-11 13:24:30Last week, like a lot of you, I imagine, I watched the State of the Union and tried to figure out what was true and what was fiction. Tied into severa

Wireless Carriers Caught Playing Fast and Loose With 2019-02-08 12:28:18AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have sold access to subscribers' real-time location data to aggregators, which in turn have sold it to about 250 bounty

Linux Task Apps: Plenty of Goodies in These 2019-02-07 15:45:03If you need a task manager application to run on your Linux operating system, tap into a software category filled with options that go far beyond the

E-Ticketing Flaw Exposes Airline Passenger Data to Hackers 2019-02-07 14:21:06The e-ticketing systems of eight airlines, including Southwest Airlines and Dutch carrier KLM, have a vulnerability that can expose passengers' perso

Apple to Raise Barrier Against VR, AR Websites 2019-02-06 08:00:00The next upgrade of Apple's mobile operating system will come with an annoying surprise for VR and AR developers. It reportedly will block Web access

New Android Apps Come to the Aid of 2019-02-05 08:00:00Google has announced two new Android applications designed to make life easier for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. One of the apps, Live Transcribe,

FTC v. Qualcomm: What Really Is Going On 2019-02-04 08:00:00I've been watching antitrust cases actively since the 1980s. I had to study historical antitrust cases going back to Standard Oil and RCA, in order t

A Practical Guide to Protecting Your Privacy Online 2019-02-01 11:47:34Do you take your online privacy seriously? Most people don't. They have an ideal scenario of just how private their online activities should be, but

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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV 2019-02-19 12:53:00Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to PlayStation Vue? Or YouTube TV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and one ri

Anker's awesome SoundCore Bluetooth speakers are even cheaper 2019-02-19 11:34:00Bluetooth speakers help you kick out the jams no matter where you are, and today, Amazon’s throwing a one-day saleRemove non-product link with s

Do your taxes for cheap! H&R Block Tax 2019-02-19 09:52:00This isn’t something many people like to think about in February, but tax time is fast approaching. Even if your plan is to procrastinate until

Can PowerPoint speak aloud & read the text 2019-02-19 06:30:00Can PowerPoint speak aloud and read the text in my slideshows? Yes, it can. Using the Speak command, also known as the Text to Speech (TTS) feature, P

C by GE C-Start Smart Switch Motion Sensing+Dimmer 2019-02-19 06:00:00But do motion sensing, light sensing, and dimmer features justify the hefty price tag?

Galaxy S10 preview: One UI is the clean 2019-02-19 06:00:00Whether you call it TouchWiz or the Samsung Experience, the interface on Galaxy phones has always felt like it was fighting Android rather than embrac

Laser Egg 2+ review: This all-in-one air quality 2019-02-18 06:00:00With PM2.5 and TVOC monitoring plus weather readings, this device could help you breathe easier.

Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on 2019-02-18 01:01:00When you’re looking for a good, cheap laptop, knowledge is power. Every budget machine (which we’re defining as Windows laptops costing $5

This week in games: Hollow Knight gets a 2019-02-15 15:09:00What did I miss? Sorry, I’ve been locked in a room for the last week or so, finishing up our reviews of Metro Exodus, Far Cry New Dawn, and Crac

Best smart lock for a keyless home 2019-02-15 14:54:00Keys are yesterday’s tech, your smart home needs a smart door lock.

Buy this $45 Netgear modem and stop paying 2019-02-15 11:18:00Paying your internet service provider to rent a modem gets pretty expensive as the months roll on—but it doesn’t have to. Using your own m

Solid-state drive prices get even more ridiculous: This 2019-02-15 09:59:00Sweet holy moly the prices of SSDs just keep on dropping! Right now, Amazon is selling a Kingston A400 240GB 2.5-inch SSD drive for $30. This deal has

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Intelligence community migrates to cloud technology at lightning 2019-02-18 12:42:34The U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) is moving at lightning speed to harness the advantages of migrating its networks to the cloud, enabling faster da

German lawmaker wants to ban smartphones for kids 2019-02-18 12:32:56Children under the age of 14 should not be allowed to use smartphones because they may be exposed to pornography, according to a German gove

Facebook slammed as 'digital gangsters' in UK fake 2019-02-18 11:01:39Facebook knowingly broke privacy and competition laws and behaved like "digital gangsters," according to a scathing new report on fake news and misi

18,000 Android apps found violating ad tracking rules 2019-02-18 09:19:46Getting online advertisers to stop tracking you over Android may not be as easy it seems.

Creepy AI generates endless fake faces 2019-02-18 08:39:04Fake news may soon be supplanted by AI-generated fake visuals, which probably isn't good for digital literacy. 

Elon Musk-backed machine created, deemed too dangerous for 2019-02-18 08:26:06A group of scientists backed by Elon Musk have designed a predictive text machine that is so eerily good its creators are worried about releasing it t

Smart TVs and Amazon Alexa gadgets can tell 2019-02-18 07:29:51Your smart TV or AI-powered speaker can spot when someone is having an affair.

Russian trolls blamed for spreading anti-vaccination propaganda 2019-02-17 14:01:30The same Russian social media trolls accused of meddling in the 2016 US election may be to blame for the deadly measles outbreak across Europe last ye

China surveillance firm tracking millions of Muslims leaves 2019-02-17 13:48:19A Chinese surveillance firm using facial recognition technology left one of its databases exposed online for months, according to a prominent sec

Amazon's New York project foundered on labor organizing, 2019-02-17 13:24:37Jeff Bezos and other top Amazon executives gathered in Seattle on Wednesday to decide whether to go ahead with its planned headquarters in New York Ci

Jeff Bezos’ investigator believes ‘government entity’ may have 2019-02-08 02:47:54A security consultant for Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos believes the CEO’s lurid intimate photos may have been acquired by

Jeff Bezos: National Enquirer's parent company threatened to 2019-02-07 18:52:49Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos wrote a scathing letter to American Media Inc. (AMI), the parent company of the National Enquirer,

TechCrunch

These hyper-efficient solar panels could actually live on 2019-02-19 19:43:42The clean energy boffins in their labs are always upping the theoretical limit on how much power you can get out of sunshine, but us plebes actually i

Porsche Taycan production forecast may be ‘conservative’ 2019-02-19 18:34:31Porsche’s production forecast for its first all-electric vehicle may be too conservative, the company’s head of production said this week.

The SEC is looking to make it easier 2019-02-19 18:21:19Under the leadership of its newest chairman, Jay Clayton, the SEC has for the last two years made it clear that it wants more companies to go public a

Invest in AI’s ethical future 2019-02-19 17:00:41I recently talked to a group of kids about AI. I asked them to come up with ideas for how AI could be used. I was struck by their genuine interest in

FDA warning brings controversial young blood transfusion company 2019-02-19 16:56:51On Tuesday, the FDA issued a warning to anyone who might be inclined to give their old bones a jolt with fresh blood harvested from the young. The ide

Orai raises $2.3M to make you a better 2019-02-19 16:41:44Orai, a startup building communication coaching tools, is announcing that it has raised $2.3 million in seed funding. CEO Danish Dhamani said that he

When surveillance meets incompetence 2019-02-19 16:14:13Last week brought an extraordinary demonstration of the dangers of operating a surveillance state — especially a shabby one, as China's apparen

Airtable CEO Howie Liu on the continued importance 2019-02-19 15:40:01When in 2015, Slack raised money at a $1 billion valuation, founder Stewart Butterfield spoke candidly about why it was important to him, and why if S

This is the best VR headset I’ve ever 2019-02-19 15:09:39Before Oculus kickstarted a lot of the fervor around consumer headsets, the VR headsets that were being built for enterprise rigs were multi-thousands

EF raises $115M new fund, aiming to create 2019-02-19 15:09:23Entrepreneur First (EF), the London-headquartered “talent investor” that recruits and backs individuals pre-team and pre-idea to enable th

Cybersecurity 101: Five settings to secure your iPhone 2019-02-19 15:00:44iOS 12, Apple’s latest mobile software for iPhone and iPad, is out. The new software packs in a bunch of new security and privacy features you&r

Space Force will be a Marines-like branch under 2019-02-19 14:55:38President Trump is expected to sign into creation the Space Force today, as a special branch of the military overseen by the Air Force Department, acc