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Computer pioneer Harry Huskey dies aged 101

The veteran hardware maker worked on the Eniac machine and helped Alan Turing build a computer......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcApr 21st, 2017

I Just Strapped a Windows Computer to My Face for the First Time

The future of Windows computers could soon be worn on your face. Today, at a special media event in New York City, we got our hands on the first Windows 10 “mixed reality headset” from Acer. The device is only a developer kit for now, but it’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 hr. 3 min. ago

Lawsuit: Fox News group hacked, surveilled, and stalked ex-host Andrea Tantaros

Lawsuit: After a sexual harassment claim, Fox News planted spyware on ex-host's computer. Andrea Tantaros claims that she was stalked and harassed by multiple Twitter accounts that were coordinated by Fox News executives after she filed a sexual.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Riotoro CR480 Gaming Case Review

Enter the Riotoro CR480, a budget friendly, mid-tower, gaming computer case that can be had for just under $50. How does it stand up against the competition? That’s what Benchmark Reviews will find out.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News18 hr. 43 min. ago

7-year-old who wrote adorable letter to Google CEO continues to crush it with new tech job

Chloe Bridgewater is only 7 years old but she's already getting paid to test products for a computer company.  Her new side hustle comes only a few months after she wrote a letter asking "Google boss" Sundar Pichai for a future job in tech. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News19 hr. 27 min. ago

How Is it Possible to Screw Up a Sonos Clone This Badly

I have this vision of waking up in the morning, and pressing a button that plays music everywhere in my house. Sonos was the original pioneer that built a speaker system to get this multiroom job done, and it remains the best option for a number of r.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Flickr goes (more) international, adds versions for 130 countries, 10 languages

Flickr's mobile app is now available in more locations without the need for a desktop computer, as the latest app is now in 130 more international stores. New group and tagging features are also part of the update. The post Flickr goes (more) interna.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics to feature iconic roboticists from MIT, Disney and iRobot

 TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics is a couple of months away, and the agenda is filling up. Our one-day event in cooperation with MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) takes place on July 17, and today we.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

BitFenix Shogun E-ATX Case Review

The Shogun is the new top of the line super mid-tower computer case from BitFenix. But what makes it super? The Shogun is roughly the same size as a standard mid-tower case, but it can house an E-ATX motherboard with the included E-ATX brac.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

UrbanEars Should Stick to Headphones Because Its Wi-fi Speakers Are Garbage

I have this vision of waking up in the morning, and pressing a button that plays music everywhere in my house. Sonos was the original pioneer that built a speaker system to get this multiroom job done, and it remains the best option for a number of r.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Computer Program Prevents 116-Year-Old Woman From Getting Pension

Bruce66423 quotes a report from The Guardian: Born at the turn of the past century, Maria Felix is old enough to remember the Mexican Revolution -- but too old to get the bank card needed to collect her monthly 1,200 pesos ($63) welfare payment. Feli.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

LinkedIn Testing 1970"s-Style No-CS-Degree-Required Software Apprenticeships

theodp writes: The Mercury News reports on REACH, a new software apprenticeship program that LinkedIn's engineering team started piloting this month, which offers people without Computer Science degrees an opportunity to get a foot in the door, as Mi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Two men admit involvement in the TalkTalk 2015 hack

Two men involved in 2015's TalkTalk hack have pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey court in London. Matthew Hanley, a 22-year-old from Tamworth, Staffordshire, admitted to three offences under the Computer Misuse Act, including the TalkTalk.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

UiPath raises $30M to build ‘software robots’ for internal business tasks

 The world is awash with bots these days — applications the run either partly or entirely using natural language processing, machine learning, computer vision and other artificial intelligence technologies to help consumers ask and answer.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

J.K. Rowling drops Twitter hints about a big "Fantastic Beasts 2" plot point

As well as shutting down trolls and slamming Donald Trump, one of J.K. Rowling's other favourite Twitter past-times is micro-blogging her writing process. SEE ALSO: All the 'Harry Potter' Easter eggs you missed in the 'Fantastic Beasts' opening She's.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

This "Harry Potter" word somehow found its way into British politics

This "Harry Potter" word somehow found its way into British politics.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

A pizza shop put 101 cheeses on a pie, changing pizza for all of us forever

If you're going to put cheese on a pizza, why stop at one? Why, indeed?  A pizza place in Portland, Oregon, took this pizza-stential question very seriously, deciding they had nothing to lose by totally just going for it. So, as part of an annua.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

47% off Cable Organizer Electronics Accessories Travel Bag - Deal Alert

This Universal Electronics Accessories Travel Organizer provides a flexible organization solution for your electronics and computer accessories. It helps make you better organized with all the small items and gadgets.  Made of durable and weather.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Piper Computer Kit helps kids learn that the machines aren’t magic

For those of us that grew up when only one computer was in the household and phones were meant for little more than talking, it seemed like magic when the two became one in smartphones, and computers became capable of anything you can imagine. For ki.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Computer-generated ‘brain age’ estimates how much time you’ve got left

Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a machine learning algorithm that can look at people's “brain age" and use this to predict their lifespan. Here's how it works. The post Computer-generated ‘brain age’ estimates how.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

"Silence of the Lambs" director dies at 73

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, and whose Talking Heads documentary Stop Making Sense is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died. He was 73.Demme's publicist, Annalee Paulo,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017