39-Month Repack Clock to Start After March 30

The assignment phase of the TV spectrum incentive auction will commence March 6 and run through March 30, which will signal the start of the TV station repack process, beginning with a public notice announcing the end of the auction......»»

Category: topSource:  radiomagonlineFeb 16th, 2017

Fireball Browser Hijack Impact Revised After Microsoft Analysis

Sean Michael Kerner, writing for eWeek: A browser hijacking operation initially reported to have 250 million victims by security firm Check Point isn't quite that large, according to a new analysis by Microsoft. On June 1, security firm Check Point r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

BBC Technical Glitch Leaves TV Presenter In Silence

Viewers of BBC's News at Ten were entranced last night when a glitch in its system produced over four minutes of surreal beauty. Two readers share a report: Huw Edwards was left sitting in silence for four minutes at the start of BBC News at Ten on T.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

I’d buy that for a dollar: Virgin Mobile goes after market leaders with audacious offer

Also today: New developments in Waymo/Uber court case don't bode well for Uber, we check out the full-featured OnePlus 5 Android smartphone. The post I’d buy that for a dollar: Virgin Mobile goes after market leaders with audacious offer appear.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

Yahoo retires cult favorite News Digest app in favor of Newsroom

Days after Verizon completed its purchase of Yahoo, the search giant is shuttering News Digest -- a news reading app with a refreshingly light and streamlined focus. Users are being encouraged to download Newsroom instead. The post Yahoo retires cult.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

Chrome and Firefox Headless Modes May Spur New Adware & Clickfraud Tactics

From a report: During the past month, both Google and Mozilla developers have added support in their respective browsers for "headless mode," a mechanism that allows browsers to run silently in the OS background and with no visible GUI. [...] While t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

News Analysis: Tough Task for Next Uber Leader: Mending Fences With Drivers

With Travis Kalanick out as Uber’s chief executive, the company has a chance to improve its treatment of drivers. An option for tipping drivers is a start......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News3 hr. 34 min. ago

Imagination is up for sale after its relationship with Apple is cut off

Imagination Technologies is in talks to be acquired, following the recent breakdown of its partnership with Apple to design GPU components for the company's iPhone and iPad devices. The post Imagination is up for sale after its relationship with Appl.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 14 min. ago

Yahoo closes internet prodigy"s news app

Three years after its high-profile launch, Nick D'Aloisio's News Digest app is being shut down......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: Lessons From the Tumult at Uber

Travis Kalanick’s fall is instructive about the way the Silicon Valley start-up machine functions and the power venture capitalists still exercise......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 34 min. ago

‘Fortnite’ gets a physical release days ahead of its early-access launch

Fortnite is set to launch next month as an early-access title, but it has been confirmed that a physical version of the game will be available in North America and Europe four days earlier. The post ‘Fortnite’ gets a physical release days.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 58 min. ago

Fallen Tech Star Imagination Technologies Up For Sale After Apple Row Bites

UK chip designer Imagination Technologies -- which is in dispute with Apple, its largest customer -- has put itself up for sale. Shares in the company more than halved in April when Imagination said that Apple was to stop using its technology. From a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 14 min. ago

Surviving Mars captures the excitement and dread of launching a colony mission

Last month when Paradox and Haemimont announced Surviving Mars, I didn’t know what to compare it to. Here was a semi-realistic, science-based “colony builder” from the same studio that makes the satirical and somewhat grim Tropico series. It.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Is Chrome OS right for you? A 3-question quiz to find out

Google's Chrome OS is one of the world's most misunderstood computing platforms. Chromebooks are foundationally different from traditional PCs, after all -- and consequently, there are a lot of misconceptions about how they work and what they can.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  cwRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

Siri storm caused by economist"s comments

He apologises for causing any offence after saying he finds a male voice more trustworthy on Siri......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News6 hr. 26 min. ago

Charter promised more broadband but didn’t deliver, now must pay fine

21,000 NY customers did not get broadband on schedule, despite merger promise. Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle. (credit: Charter) Charter has agreed to pay $13 million to New York State after failing to complete broadband construction tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

Formula Vee driver amazingly walks away from her car after an airborne 180

Race car drivers seek an adrenaline rush, but a Formula Vee pilot got more than she bargained for when her car got rear-ended. The impact sent her over the car in front, and flipping through the air like a football. The post Formula Vee driver amazin.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

Air Force clears F-35 to fly again—with caveats—after hypoxia scares

"Specific concerns" eliminated as source of problem, but cause of 5 cases not found. Enlarge / An F-35 Lightning II performs a maneuver Sept. 12, 2016 at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. After a temporary grounding, the F-35 has returned to the ski.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago

Imagination Puts Itself on the Block

Imagination Technologies said the whole company is up for sale after fielding interest from several parties......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 26 min. ago

Sand worms and lightning: Aven Colony takes city-building to exoplanets

A city-building game set at the start of humanity's galactic civilization era. Enlarge (credit: NASA/Getty Images) Humans have consumed our world’s resources as if they were infinite. Earth remains, however, a finite planet. Without signific.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 50 min. ago

CurbStand Names New CEO

Los Angeles-based CurbStand, the startup which was developing a valet parking app, says it has named Arya Alexander as the company's CEO. Alexander has been Interim CEO of the company since March 2016, when he stepped in after the departure of former.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News9 hr. 42 min. ago