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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

NASA photo captures the loneliness of the Mars Curiosity rover

If you squint very hard and move your face towards your computer screen, you'll see something truly remarkable. You might not know it, but the blue-ish, purple-ish dot in the center of the above photograph is so much more than just a dot — it's.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

If It Uses Electricity, It Will Connect To the Internet: F-Secure"s CRO

New submitter evolutionary writes: According to F-Secure's Chief Research Officer "IoT is unavoidable. If it uses electricity, it will become a computer. If it uses electricity, it will be online. In future, you will only buy IoT appliances, whether.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Swift creator leaves Tesla as a computer vision expert joins the company

Lattner leaves after just six months; Karpathy comes from OpenAI nonprofit. Enlarge (credit: Scott Olson | Getty Images) On Tuesday, Tesla’s vice president of Autopilot software Chris Lattner announced that he would be leaving Tesla just s.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Google Glass is apparently back from the dead, starts getting software updates

Google's aging face computer gets a firmware and companion app update. A man wearing Google Glass. (credit: Google) Remember Google Glass—Google's ultra-dorky, poorly supported, $1,500 face computer? Conventional wisdom said that the product.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Watch former Apple engineers and Scott Forstall discuss the creation of the iPhone

 Last night at the Computer History Museum, former New York Times reporter John Markoff interviewed some of the original engineers who work on the first iPhone that was unveiled in January 2007. Hugo Fiennes, Nitin Ganatra, and Scott Herz all ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

The best mouse of 2017: Top computer mice compared

Hand numb? Need more features? Read our guide to the best mice. It wasn’t long ago that the PC mouse was no more than a two-button rodent used for neglecting the advice of Clippy in Microsoft Office. Nowadays, especially with optical and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Honda halts Japan plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network

Honda halted production at a domestic vehicle plant for a day this week after finding the WannaCry ransomware that struck globally last month in its computer network......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

How the iPad Pro and iOS 11 will finally kill the MacBook Air

Ever since Apple added a giant screen, detachable keyboard and Bluetooth stylus to the iPad, the company has wanted us to think of it as a computer—a super computer, in fact, if you believe its advertising tagline.But while it might have had the.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Tesla hires deep learning expert Andrej Karpathy to lead Autopilot vision

 Tesla has hired deep learning and computer vision expert Andrej Karpathy in a key Autopilot role, Karpathy most recently held a role as a researcher at OpenAI, the artificial intelligence non-profit backed by Elon Musk. He has an extensive back.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Comodo DNS Blocks TorrentFreak Over “Hacking and Warez “

At TorrentFreak, we write about website blocking on a weekly basis, but it's not often that we are the target ourselves. This week we are, as major computer security vendor Comodo has decided to block direct access to our site, claiming that we might.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Google Drive Is About to Become Much More Useful

Thanks to this helpful new feature Google is turning its Drive app into a better tool for backing up your computer’s files. The company is launching a new feature called Backup and Sync, which can continuously back up your folders like th.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Apple iPad Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro: Which Tablet Is Right For You?

Read this before buying a new tablet computer If there’s one image that comes to mind when choosing between an Apple and Microsoft product, it’s probably actors Justin Long and John Hodgman standing alongside one another against a w.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

“Stack Clash” vulnerability discovered in Unix-based operating systems, allows remote code execution

Security experts have found a flaw on Unix-based operating systems which let attackers take the access of a vulnerable computer. The post “Stack Clash” vulnerability discovered in Unix-based operating systems, allows remote code execution.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 20th, 2017

7 Fictional Lands We"d Love to Visit

Read more...More about Harry Potter, Mashable Reels, Entertainment, Harry Potter, and Comic Culture Read more...More about Harry Potter, Mashable Reels, Entertainment, Harry Potter, and Comic Culture.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Reverse Engineering the Antikythera Mechanism

A clock maker tries building a copy of an ancient computer using the tools and engineering skills the original creators may have employed. Read more on MAKE The post Reverse Engineering the Antikythera Mechanism appeared first on Make: DIY Proje.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

My Evolution From Coder to Content Marketer

As a senior in high school, I took an AP course in Computer Science. When I learned to write my first algorithm, I was hooked and decided then and there that I wanted to major in Computer Science in college. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

3 reasons to turn your Raspberry Pi into a DNS server with dnsmasq

I love my little Raspberry Pi. The $35 computer has a ton of uses, from the utilitarian to the hobby project. But in practice, how many of us are going to build a homebrewed Amazon Echo? My guess is not many. But there is one use for a Pi that I'v.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Gunshots are the third leading killer of children in the US

Of all the children killed by guns in high-income countries, 91 percent are from US. Enlarge / A boy under his parents’ supervision aims a shotgun. (credit: Getty | KAREN BLEIER ) Nearly 1,300 children aged 0 to 17 are killed by gun shots e.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Guns kill nearly 1,300 kids in the US per year, and suicides are on the rise

Of all the children killed by guns in high-income countries, 91 percent are from US. Enlarge / A boy under his parents’ supervision aims a shotgun. (credit: Getty | KAREN BLEIER ) Nearly 1,300 children aged 0 to 17 are killed by gun shots e.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Apple’s launches ‘Made in Calgary’ App Store section for Canada 150

As part of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebration, Apple’s App Store is featuring apps that have been developed in Calgary. “Calgary’s pioneer spirit has given innovative app creators fertile ground to live in,” reads th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017