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  • newWhitehouse.gov petition seeking Trump tax returns flies past 100,000 signature goal

    Whitehouse.gov petition seeking Trump tax returns flies past 100,000 signature goal

     A Whitehouse.gov petition calling for President Donald Trump to immediately release his tax returns has surpassed the 100,000-signature threshold in under a day, garnering a Whitehouse response. It’s not clear that the current administration in…
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 6:31pm -
  • newQualcomm fires back against Apple over lawsuit and FTC action

    Qualcomm fires back against Apple over lawsuit and FTC action

     Never a dull moment in the smartphone wars. This week, Qualcomm started getting serious regulatory heat when the Federal Trade Commission filed charges against the chipmaker, accusing it of anticompetitive tactics designed to shut competitors out f…
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 6:06pm -
  • newFor dramatic VR to succeed, music must become the director

    For dramatic VR to succeed, music must become the director

     The use of music — not as a background mood enhancer, but actually as a director of sorts — will be critical as VR and AR content creators struggle with how to direct the viewer’s gaze in 360 environments. Figuring out music’s role will be…
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 6:00pm -
  • newJack Dorsey apologizes for Twitter glitch forcing some users to follow Trump’s @POTUS

    Jack Dorsey apologizes for Twitter glitch forcing some users to follow Trump’s @POTUS

     Twitter chief Jack Dorsey today apologized for what he says were technical problems causing some Twitter users to involuntarily follow the @POTUS account as it was handed over to Donald Trump. As Sarah Perez reported here yesterday, Twitter users w…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 4:19pm -
  • newThe genomics intelligence revolution

    The genomics intelligence revolution

     We’ve entered a new phase in the history of whole-genome sequencing; it has opened the door to understanding our entire world at the molecular level. With this intelligence, we’ll be able to understand, influence and optimize the way we interac…
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 2:00pm -

Read Write Web

  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
    - 38 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 10:00pm -
  • 3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operat…
    - 38 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 9:15pm -
  • PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-st…
    - 39 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 8:30pm -
  • Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-…
    - 39 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 7:27pm -
  • Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaki…
    - 39 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 3:00pm -

Boy Genius Report

  • newNew report sheds more light on the iPhone 8’s facial recognition feature

    New report sheds more light on the iPhone 8’s facial recognition feature

    With 2017 in full swing, we're already starting to see a noticeable uptick in the number of iPhone 8 rumors coming through the pipeline. Just a few days ago, a report surfaced indicating that Apple's next-gen iPhone may include an advanced form of f…
    - 14 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 7:00pm -
  • newInterview: Emmy-winning director takes leap into VR

    Interview: Emmy-winning director takes leap into VR

    Jorge Gutierrez is the kind of artist who’s always looking for that Next Big Thing, a challenge that excites him, scares him a little and takes him out of his comfort zone for something altogether new and different.For the director of the Golden…
    - 21 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 12:00pm -
  • newEveryone’s favorite sound bar company also makes two hot wireless speakers

    Everyone’s favorite sound bar company also makes two hot wireless speakers

    At this point, pretty much everyone knows how great Vizio sound bars are. Just like the company's TVs, Vizio offers home theater sound bars that are just as good as the big-name brands, but they cost a fraction of the price. Well guess what: Vizio al…
    - 23 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 10:30am -
  • new9 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

    9 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

    It’s inauguration week, which means you know who has lost the “elect” part of his newly won title, and is now Commander-in-Chief. So if you’re bored with all the inauguration news, we’ve got a pretty awesome selection of new movie trailers…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jan 17, 9:00am -
  • newGalaxy S8’s best feature might have its own dedicated button

    Galaxy S8’s best feature might have its own dedicated button

    Looking to lessen its reliance on Google and further differentiate itself among a crowded field of Android handsets, Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone will feature a brand new intelligent personal assistant, similar in nature to Siri on the iPh…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 10:03pm -

WSJ - Tech

  • newWhy Martha Stewart Pilots Her Own Drone
    Martha Stewart on high-tech gardening gear, the best juicer and the benefits—and perils—of piloting a drone.
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Jan 17, 7:47am -
  • newSamsung Probe Blames Battery Size for Galaxy Note 7 Fires
    An investigation into the cause of faulty batteries that led Samsung Electronics to pull all of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones last year found that some batteries were irregularly sized, causing overheating, while others had manufacturing problems.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jan 17, 2:54am -
  • newApple Sues Qualcomm Over Licensing Practices
    Apple is suing Qualcomm alleging it demanded onerous terms for its technology and that it sought to punish Apple for cooperating in a Korean regulatory probe into Qualcomm’s licensing practices.
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 17, 8:01pm -
  • newTrump Expected to Name FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai as Chairman
    President Donald Trump is set to appoint Ajit Pai, a GOP member of the Federal Communications Commission, to be the agency’s chairman, according to several people familiar with the matter.
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 17, 6:31pm -
  • newTesla Boosts Range of All-Electric Model S to 335 Miles
    Tesla Motors has extended the battery range for a new version of the Model S sedan to 335 miles on a charge, furthering the Silicon Valley auto maker’s lead in the all-electric car race.
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 17, 5:43pm -

GigaOm

TechCrunch YouTube

Apple Suing Qualcomm for $1 Billion | Crunch Report

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Doug stays dry with an unloseable Bluetooth umbrella

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Crunch Report Special Zoom CEO Full Interview

- 3 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 7:43pm -
Zoom CEO Eric Yuan Raised $100 Millon | Crunch Report

- 3 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 7:16pm -
Six Random CES Goodies Unboxed

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Palantir HQ protest over Muslim registry fear

- 4 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 8:42pm -

Gizmodo

PC World

  • new25% off YETI Hopper 20 Portable Cooler - Deal Alert
    The YETI Hopper 20 ice-for-days portable cooler and is tough as nails so it can be hauled anywhere you want to take it.  It features a DryHide Shell and nearly indestructible straps will stand up to an abundance of abuse in the field.  It's HydroL…
    - 22 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 11:08am -
  • new34% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert
    The SanDisk Connect wireless stick is a flash drive with a unique twist -- you can access it wirelessly. Whether it's in your pants pocket, in your bag, or on the picnic table at your campsite, the Connect wireless stick lets you stream media or mo…
    - 23 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 9:38am -
  • newLavabit developer has a new encrypted, end-to-end email protocol
    The developer behind Lavabit, an email service that noted leaker Edward Snowden used, is releasing source code for an open-source end-to-end encrypted email standard that promises surveillance-proof messaging.The code for the Dark Internet Mail En…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 17, 9:04pm -
  • newApple sues Qualcomm over patent licensing and $1B in payments
    A nasty spat between Apple and Qualcomm broke into public view on Friday when the smartphone maker accused the chip supplier of charging “exorbitant” licensing fees for its cellular technology.Apple is asking a Southern California court to order…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 17, 5:23pm -
  • newNew details emerge about Intel's super-small Euclid computer for robots
    Intel is getting proficient at developing small computers. First, came its Compute Sticks and then its credit-card-shaped Compute Cards.But nothing's quite like the mysterious Euclid, which is a self-contained computer the size of a thumb designed t…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 17, 5:04pm -

LifeHacker

Engadget

  • new'Terminator' reboot will have James Cameron's oversight

    'Terminator' reboot will have James Cameron's oversight

    The last few stabs at The Terminator movies haven't gone so well, to put it mildly -- you're more likely to have enjoyed the video game tie-ins. And that may well be due to the absence of James Cameron, who sold his rights back in 1984 and hasn't tou…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Jan 17, 7:25am -
  • new'The Division' upgrade raises the stakes for veteran players

    'The Division' upgrade raises the stakes for veteran players

    Now that Ubisoft has spent some time improving the fundamentals of The Division, it's ready to focus on more content. And this time, there's a lot for seasoned players -- even those who'll never pay for add-ons. The upcoming free 1.6 update will ad…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jan 17, 2:03am -
  • newAmazon made a Dash button just for boxes of assorted candy

    Amazon made a Dash button just for boxes of assorted candy

    If you're a creature of habit who doesn't mind introducing a little branding into your home, Amazon's one-touch ordering buttons are useful for re-stocking everything from laundry detergent to Nerf ammo. They can even be programmed to remind you that…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 11:04pm -
  • newSnowden's preferred email provider, Lavabit, has been resurrected

    Snowden's preferred email provider, Lavabit, has been resurrected

    Lavabit, the encrypted email provider Edward Snowden favored, has risen from the ashes with more security features than before. If you'll recall, company chief Ladar Levison shut it down in 2013 instead of complying with the government's demand to ha…
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 9:33pm -
  • newTesla's big Autopilot update is now active on newer cars

    Tesla's big Autopilot update is now active on newer cars

    Tesla's Enhanced Autopilot has been months in the making, but it's finally here -- no, for real this time. After days of laying dormant, the upgrade is now active for all HW2-era (that is, self-driving capable) Model S and Model X vehicles with Autop…
    - 13 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 7:59pm -

BoingBoing

Tech Republic

Engadget YouTube

The Nintendo Switch & Obama commutes Chelsea Manning | The Engadget Podcast Ep: 25

- 2 days ago, 20 Jan 17, 10:02am -
Tinder-style adoptions and HTC’s U Ultra | The Engadget Podcast Ep: 25

- 2 days ago, 20 Jan 17, 10:00am -
ICYMI: Lasers of the future will create an atmospheric lens

- 2 days ago, 20 Jan 17, 9:30am -
NVIDIA Shield (2017): Review

- 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 11:57pm -
Fuji GFX 50S: Hands-on

- 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 11:30pm -
ICYMI: The U.S. Army is making actual hover bikes

- 3 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 9:30am -