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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

Love stickers? PicsArt now has more than a million that are free to use

Sticker-lovers, rejoice -- PicsArt users have generated more than a million stickers in just 60 days -- and they are free to use. The milestone comes after only adding the custom sticker option earlier this spring. The post Love stickers? PicsArt now.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

New ‘Carpool Karaoke: The Series’ sneak peak features ‘Girls Trip’ cast

Apple Music's Carpool Karaoke: The Series is finally coming to the streaming service in August. To get fans excited, James Corden debuted a sneak peek starring the cast of Girls Trip. The post New ‘Carpool Karaoke: The Series’ sneak peak.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

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. 37 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. 45 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. 45 min. ago

Synology RT2600ac AC2600 Wireless Router Review

Synology has a solid reputation for making high-quality, feature-rich network-attached storage (NAS) devices. But the company also started making wireless routers about two years ago. It has taken a while for these to arrive in the UK, but.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 9 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. 29 min. ago

Windows 10 Task Manager now keeps an eye on graphics card usage, too

If you're part of Microsoft's Windows Insiders program, you no longer need to download a third-party tool to check on your graphics card usage, as the Task Manager can do it just like it has for years with CPU and memory usage. The post Windows 10 Ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

Netflix trailer for ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’ reunites gang

Netflix has released the first trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, which brings the gang from Camp Firewood into the '90s with an eight-episode sequel to the 2001 cult-classic film Wet Hot American Summer. The post Netflix trailer f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

Wheels: BMW and Volkswagen Try to Beat Apple and Google at Their Own Game

European carmakers and suppliers are trying to build the computing capacity they will need as vehicles digitize and become driverless......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News3 hr. 37 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. 17 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. 29 min. ago

Wheels: New Technologies Prompt Carmakers to Build Big-Data Skills

BMW is building a data processing center and Volkswagen is getting into quantum computing, all with the hope of beating Apple and Google at their game......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Stephen Hawking Says He Is Convinced That Humans Need To Leave Earth

Reader dryriver writes: Back in May, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking made yet another doomsday prediction. He said that humanity has 100 years left on Earth, which knocked 900 years off the prediction he made in November 2016, which had given huma.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Celebrate the life of Oskar Fischinger with an artsy, musical Google Doodle

Today is not just any Thursday. This Thursday is the 117th birthday of Oskar Fischinger. And if you don't know who this influential artist was, Google wants to change that. Today's Google Doodle celebrates the life of the famous creative The post Cel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 1 min. ago

The ultracheap Moto E4 smartphone is finally available unlocked

Motorola's E line has proved over the last few years that you can spend double digits on a new phone and still get a quality experience. The newest generation should offer an even better bang for your buck. The post The ultracheap Moto E4 smartphone.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 1 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. 17 min. ago

Waymo tells judge: Uber’s ex-CEO knew about Google files

Levandowski had "five discs in his possession containing Google information." Enlarge / Travis Kalanick, ex-CEO of Uber Technologies. (credit: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Uber's recently fired CEO, Travis Kalanick, knew that his.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 29 min. ago

Microsoft Edge, gaming get updates in latest Windows 10 Insider build

Today, Microsoft pushed build 16226 to Windows Insider PCs, and it's chock full of functionality as well. Microsoft published the complete changelog for build 16226 on the Windows blog, and we've covered the highlights below. The post Microsoft Edge.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card

My desire to power up a laptop with an external graphics card began in 2015, when I set out on a quest to get back into PC gaming—a beloved pastime I’d neglected since childhood.But the only PC I had at the time was a 2011 Lenovo ThinkPad X220.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News6 hr. 1 min. ago