16-inch MacBook Pro users complain about ‘popping’ speakers
by Filipe Espósito on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 23:02
The new 16-inch MacBook Pro was released last month with several enhancements, including the return of the scissor mechanism keyboard. Even so, it seems that it was not this time that Apple managed to deliver a new laptop without some random issue. This time, […]
YouTube completely gives up trying for Rewind 2019
by Rachel Kaser on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:54
YouTube today released Rewind 2019, its year-end video summing up the biggest things that happened on the site this year. And it’s… kind of sad, honestly. The number of dislikes is rocketing up – the dislike ratio is rapidly approaching […]
Members of Cybercrime Group Evil Corp Indicted for $100 Million In Heists and No One Can Touch Them
by Tom McKay on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:50
The governments of the U.S. and the UK on Thursday announced the unsealing of indictments against two Russian members of a major cybercriminal operation called Evil Corp.Read more...
Review: Driving the track-ready, race-banned McLaren Senna GTR
by Kirsten Korosec on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:38
The McLaren Senna GTR shouldn’t exist. This feat of engineering and design isn’t allowed on public roads. It’s built for the track, but prohibited from competing in motorsports. And yet, the GTR is no outlier at McLaren. It’s part of […]
Elizabeth Warren is reportedly drafting legislation to allow gig workers to unionize
by Megan Rose Dickey on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:25
A key ask from gig workers this year has been the right to unionize. Now, Senator (and presidential candidate) Elizabeth Warren is reportedly drafting a bill that would enable gig workers to do just that, CNBC reports. In collaboration with Congressperson […]
Niantic is working with Qualcomm on augmented reality glasses
by Greg Kumparak on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:25
We’ve known for a while that Pokémon GO creator Niantic feels a bit limited in what it can do with augmented reality today. Between the latency limitations of 4G cellular networks and the need for players to wave a smartphone around to do […]
NFL-AWS partnership hopes to reduce head injuries with machine learning
by Ron Miller on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:24
Today at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell joined AWS CEO Andy Jassy onstage to announce a new partnership to use machine learning to help reduce head injuries in professional football. “We’re excited to announce a new […]
Cloudera Q3 solid, ups Q4 outlook
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:24
Interim CEO Marty Cole said the company executed well and added that the Cloudera Data Platform offers customers a competitive set of capabilities.
New vulnerability lets attackers sniff or hijack VPN connections
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:20
OpenVPN, WireGuard, and IKEv2/IPSec VPNs are vulnerable to attacks.
Patent Hints the Apple Watch May Track Parkinson's Disease Someday
by Victoria Song on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:20
It’s no secret Apple’s got designs on the Apple Watch being some sort of medical device. It introduced ECG capability on the Series 4, which was also FDA cleared, and then with the Series 5, Apple announced it was launching a series of medical […]
Survey: People in their 20s are more likely to sell their data
by Tristan Greene on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:16
For all the flack the elder generation’s taken as of late, it turns out that millennials and Gen Z-ers are more likely to sell their data for a few bucks than boomers are. This is according to research published by TheBestVPN, a virtual private network […]
Get yourself a USB condom
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:14
Better to have one and not need it, than need it and not have one.
Most States Have Cut Environmental Agencies' Budgets at the Worst Possible Time
by Dharna Noor on Earther, shared by Brian Kahn to Gizmodo on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 22:11
In the past decade, Congress and the White House cut the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) funding for science and pollution regulation by 16 percent (if you adjust for inflation) and cut 2,699 positions. Those cuts were fueled by the idea […]
DocuSign Q3 strong amid tech earnings parade
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:58
DocuSign is showing early traction for its Agreement Cloud.
A SpaceX Beer Supply Run, Sketchy Baby Yoda Merch, and More News
by Alex Baker-Whitcomb on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:57
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
SpaceX Launched Its Last Rocket of the Decade to the ISS
by Daniel Oberhaus on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:47
A SpaceX rocket, slated to launch Wednesday, is carrying experiments on beer brewing, muscle decay, and fire behavior to the International Space Station.
How FINRA and the US Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms Bureau are using cloud
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:43
AWS details the work underway with a handful of US government entities.
Viveport Infinity now supports Oculus Quest
by Tristan Greene on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:41
HTC today announced its Viveport Infinity VR gaming subscription service will now officially support the Oculus Quest headset through the Oculus Link beta. Viveport Infinity is a system-agnostic VR subscription service offering hundreds of games and apps for […]
Fugro using machine learning to map boulders on the sea floor
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:38
The algorithm is determining if something is a boulder or not before a wind farm is stood up out at sea.
Zoom's third quarter results top estimates
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:25
The company's revenue and EPS came in above estimates but its revenue growth is slowing.
Digital transformation to boost IT spend in LatAm in 2020
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:11
The market is expected to see 4,5 percent growth next year, according to IDC
Your next iPhone may not have a Lightning port
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:08
Apple could also be getting ready to shake up the way it sells iPhones.
NFL and AWS using data to improve player health
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:08
They are combining AWS' cloud and its capabilities in machine learning and artificial intelligence with NFL data to improve player health and safety.
Gift Guide: Gifts for the promising podcaster
by Brian Heater on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:05
Spotify reportedly spent nearly $500 million on podcasts in 2019. The good news is that the rest of us can get into that world for considerably less. In fact, the low barrier of entry has always been one of podcasting’s primary selling points. Before […]
Apple releases fourth developer beta of iOS 13.3, more
by Chance Miller on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 21:03
After over two weeks of silence, Apple today has released the fourth developer of iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3. Apple is also releasing the fourth public beta of iOS 13.3 today as well. tvOS 13.3 beta 4 is also now available, as is watchOS 6.1.1 beta 4. […]
New tweet generator mocks venture capitalists
by Kate Clark on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 20:50
"The S-1 is going to be MOST disrupted FASTEST in the next 3 YEARS? Caps for effect."
Culture and customer loyalty: A Salesforce.com insider shares secrets to software success
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 20:50
Features alone are not sufficient to build a successful enterprise software company. The crucial element is nurturing relationships with customers that extend for years. An early employee of Salesforce shares the company's history and explains why culture and […]
16-inch MacBook Pro review — a great keyboard is just the start [Video]
by Jeff Benjamin on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 20:48
In this 16-inch MacBook Pro review, we discuss Apple’s new top-of-the-line successor to the now discontinued 15-inch model, headlined by its transition away from the maligned butterfly keyboard. The 16-inch MacBook Pro bears a resemblance to the […]
Apple Explains What's Going On With Its Big Location Services Mystery
by Catie Keck on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 20:40
Well, well, well. After failing to address a KrebsOnSecurity report that a location icon appeared in the status bar of an iPhone 11 even after all individual location and service settings have been disabled—giving the appearance that the device was […]
Google’s AI-powered voice recorder and transcription app comes to older Pixel phones
by Sarah Perez on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 20:34
Google’s AI-powered voice recorder app introduced at Google’s October hardware event was one of the company’s more impressive demos. The new app taps into advances in AI, speech processing and speech recognition in order to automatically […]
Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 8c, 7c platforms aimed at mainstream PC market
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 20:30
The bet is that Qualcomm can combine connectivity with thin and fanless devices to win over mobile workers. The company adds that its PC plan is a marathon not a sprint.
New Qualcomm Chip Could Make 5G MR a Very Cool Reality
by Sam Rutherford on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 20:30
Following yesterday’s look at the Snapdragon 865, Qualcomm is wrapping up its annual three-day tech summit by announcing a few other new Snapdragon chips: one for mixed reality and a couple for laptops. Read more...
A look at Latin America’s emerging fintech trends
by Walter Thompson on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 20:28
Because many Latin American gig economy workers don't have access to basic financial services like bank accounts, personal loans and insurance, fintechs are springing up to serve them.
Alleged Russian Hacker Behind $100 Million Evil Corp Indicted
by Brian Barrett on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 20:20
The US is charging Maksim Yakubets over two of the biggest cybertheft campaigns of the last decade, and offers a record reward for information on the case.
Fly to Italy, Dubai, and More Starting at $429 During This Emirates Sale
by Ana Suarez on Kinja Deals, shared by Ana Suarez to Gizmodo on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 20:00
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Daily Crunch: Imgur launches an app for gaming memes
by Anthony Ha on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 19:38
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. 300M-user Imgur launches Melee, a gaming meme app […]
Pad & Quill’s limited-run Lowry Cuff for Apple Watch is hand-made from 80-year-old leather
by Michael Potuck on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 19:33
If you like cuff-style Apple Watch bands, Pad & Quill has a new artisan-made option, the Lowry Cuff for Apple Watch. It features 80-year-old fully restored vegetable-tanned leather with your choice of black or silver hardware. Read on for more details […]
Facebook sues Chinese malware operator for abusing its ad platform
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 19:25
Facebook sues ILikeAd and two Chinese nationals for using Facebook ads to trick users into downloading malware.
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels: Industry 4.0 requires way more data
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 19:21
Factories are only collecting a small fraction of the data we need to introduce the next industrial revolution -- and other key takeaways from Vogels' re:Invent keynote address.
Bitcoin battered: The worst crypto catastrophes of 2019
on 5 Dicembre 2019 at 19:20
Millions in cryptocurrency stolen, exit scams, and countless arrests were made in connection to crypto criminal schemes this year.