After Years Waiting For Google Fiber, KC Residents Get Cancellation Emails

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Some Kansas City residents who have been waiting years for Google Fiber to install service at their homes recently received e-mails canceling their installations, with no word on whether they'll.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Days After London Terror Attack, the UK Government Is Already Going After WhatsApp"s Encryption

After the horrifying terror attack in London last week, the familiar debate over government access to encrypted communications has reared its head again. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News22 min. ago

Cell biology: The quickest route to the tip for protein transport

According to a new theoretical model, in cell protrusions and cargo-transporting motor proteins often get in each other's way. The upshot is that freely diffusing proteins reach the leading edge faster......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News30 min. ago

Facebook Messenger debuts live location sharing feature

Following in the footsteps of Google Maps, Facebook has revealed a location-sharing feature that is now rolling out globally on both iOS and Android. Live Location allows users to send their location to a friend or group of friends by tapping the .....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News30 min. ago

Apple opens lottery registration for WWDC 2017

 Developers, let’s see if you’re in luck this year and get a ticket for Apple’s developer conference, WWDC 2017. While tickets cost $1,599, there are just too many people who want to go to the conference. For the past few years.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News30 min. ago

Samsung confirms the Note 7 will return as a refurb device

After weeks of rumors, Samsung now confirms it will bring back the Note 7… sort of. The post Samsung confirms the Note 7 will return as a refurb device appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News30 min. ago

Facebook will remind you to vote in local elections

Facebook isn't limiting its get-out-the-vote initiatives to federal elections. The social network is now offering reminders to vote in local US elections, whether they're at the county, municipal or state level. You'll see the.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News30 min. ago

Skype for Business admins get tool to diagnose call problems

IT administrators who manage a fleet of Skype for Business users will have an easier time of diagnosing and fixing problems that may arise for them. Microsoft unveiled the beta of a new Call Analytics Dashboard on Monday, which is supposed to prov.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News30 min. ago

Get your Sagan on with these 34 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier

Few things instill a sense of wonder quite like the final frontier. These 34 photographs show the beauty of Earth, our solar system, and far corners of the universe -- just in case you need to bring out your inner Carl Sagan. The post Get your Sagan.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News31 min. ago

Intel Optane Memory Arrives With Crazy Low Queue Depth Performance

Intel Optane technology is something that we’ve been talking about and waiting on for years to reach the client market and it appears that we are finally just weeks away from that important milestone! Intel Optane technology is a unique co.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News54 min. ago

Optane Memory is mostly unchanged

We are just about to hit two years since Intel and Micron jointly launched 3D XPoint, and there have certainly been a lot of stories about it since. Intel officially launched the P4800X last week, and this week they are officially launching.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News54 min. ago

iOS 10.3 is ready to install with Find My AirPods, the new Apple File System, and more

Developers and beta testers have already had a field day with iOS 10.3, and today it’s your turn to try the new software update. After seven beta releases, iOS 10.3 is finally here. This dot-release brings with it the ability to track your AirP.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Millimeter telescope array spots early galaxies in “super halos” of gas

This could be what all galaxies used to look like. Enlarge / Artist's impression of a progenitor of galaxies like the Milky Way, seen when the Universe was only 1.5 billion years old. New observations reveal that these galaxies are surrounded b.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Self-driving Uber rolls in traffic crash, grounding the program

A human driver failed to yield, but Uber's hitting the brakes for now. Enlarge / Uber is hitting the big red "Stop" button after a crash in Tempe, Ariz., left one of its self-driving Volvos beached on its side. (credit: ANGELO MERENDINO/AFP/Gett.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

10 movie adaptations that totally didn"t suck

Ah, books, the original movies.  From fairytales and folklore to YA and graphic novels, written (and drawn) stories have inspired Hollywood for years. The upcoming Ghost in the Shell, starring Scarlett Johansson, made some serious miscalcula.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

How to decapitate annoying "Chat Heads" in Facebook Messenger

You never have to be interrupted by your friend's floating head again. Chat Heads were introduced several years ago on Facebook Messenger for Android. The feature uses profile pictures of the people you're talking to on Messenger as shortcuts for the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Trump"s self-victimizing speeches get turned into powerful early 2000s emo song

President Trump's speeches, filled with self-victimization and gross exaggeration, are actually the perfect lyrics for an early 2000s rage-fueled emo song. You don't have to agree with the above statement but at the very least you should listen to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

"Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown is taking a much-needed rest

Millie Bobby Brown opened up on Instagram about what propelled her to recently cancel a scheduled appearance. The 13-year-old actress, who's been busy filming Season 2 of Netflix's Stranger Things, said she's in need of rest after a hectic work sched.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Facebook Messenger Now Has Live Location, Just Like Google Maps

In a recent update for Google Maps, users gained the ability to share a live location. In an update for Facebook Messenger, that same feature is now available.  With the update, available for Android and iOS, users can share their real-time position.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

PS4 Pro Slim: 6 things we"d like to see

Could the mid-generation console get a mid-generation update? It feels like the PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro have only just been released, but in a manner similar to the pregnancy rumors that inevitably seem to stick to celebrity power couples, we .....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Four years later, Xbox exec admits how Microsoft screwed up disc resale plan

Compare and contrast with Mehdi's marketing push for the plan back in 2013. (credit: Orin Zebest / Flickr) We're now approaching the four-year anniversary of Microsoft's rollout (and subsequent reversal) of a controversial plan to let game pub.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago