• Man prosecuted for posting a picture of his hobby on Facebook
    Airsoft player cleared but case raises many questions A man was prosecuted for posting a picture of himself on Facebook posing with airsoft equipment.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Watch out Google! Blockchain will set us free from data tyranny
    Do you know how much data you actually own? You would think it would be a lot, right? We’re constantly feeding the internet with our personal information, traits, habits, and characteristics — so at least some of that data should belong to us personally. That would be the case in ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-10-17
  • An Uber executive’s lawyer invoked LeBron James when asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit from a woman who was raped by an Uber driver
    Emil Michael, Uber's former senior vice president of business who resigned in June, asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit against him on Monday. The documents were filed in the US District Court of Northern California in San Francisco. The lawsuit concerns the medical files of a woman who was raped in India ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Argh, my loafer just fell down the rope ladder! Yes, we’re in the Microsoft treehouse
    But yep, there are power points “A lot of people are like, ‘Where’s the AV?’ And I’m like, it’s a treehouse,” Bret Boulter said of Microsoft's new tree-based meeting spaces. “We wanted people to intentionally unplug, because they are sitting in front of screens all day long.”… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • SoftBank is reportedly in talks to double its enormous $93 billion tech fund
    SoftBank, the Japanese tech behemoth that has created a $93 billion (£70 billion) "Vision Fund" over the last year, is in early discussions about raising a second fund, Recode reports. The new fund could be even large than the original, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation told Recode. Masayoshi ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • The Docker platform is getting support for Kubernetes
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • BBC iPlayer Radio now plays nice with Carplay and Android Auto
    For many, BBC radio is synonymous with driving. When you're stuck in a traffic jam, holiday road trip or boring post-work commute, sometimes the best company is a never-ending playlist punctuated with cheerful DJ chatter. For the longest time, that's ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Planets in Google Maps
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Resellers on Surface: Yeah, go ahead and kill it. What do we care…
    'We're here to make money and ain't no one getting rich off it'... even Microsoft The biggest tech resellers in Europe would not mourn the demise of the Surface device should Microsoft decide to kill it off by 2019, as was recently predicted at the Canalys Channels Forum.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Google Maps ditches misleading walking calorie counter
    Google is ditching a planned feature for Maps following criticism on social media. The update was tied to directions and displayed how many calories you'd burn if you were to walk to your destination. By clicking on the walking option, you'd even be ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • A videographer embedded in the British tech scene has been jailed for 7 years for child rape
    A videographer and entrepreneur with deep links to the British tech scene has been jailed for seven years for a series of offences relating to children. Chris Leydon, who is 28 years old, appeared at Worcester Crown Court on October 6 and was found guilty of rape of a ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • The worldwide reputation of products produced in 49 different countries
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Kubernetes has won. Docker Enterprise Edition to support rival container-wrangling tech
    Blue bit-box hawker submits to rival code flocker shocker Container darling Docker plans to make peace with its orchestration rival, Kubernetes, at its European conference this week.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Peer-to-peer lender RateSetter gets stamp of approval from UK financial watchdog
    LONDON — Online lender RateSetter has been fully authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). RateSetter, one of the UK's three biggest peer-to-peer lenders, announced on Tuesday that it has been authorised. It follows authorisation for the other big two platforms, Funding Circle and Zopa, in May. RateSetter is a ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Microsoft responded quietly to internal bug tracking database hack in 2013
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • China’s Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo are the worst smartphone brands for the environment (AAPL, AMZN)
    China's smartphone brands are among the least green manufacturers on the planet, according to a new Greenpeace report which ranks the biggest consumer electronics makers by their environmental performance. Xiaomi — often described as China's Apple — Oppo, and Vivo rank bottom of the Greenpeace table, which has ranked 17 ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Bomb kills journalist who exposed Malta’s ties to tax havens
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • China will track its citizens’ every move with a new facial recognition system
    After leading the charge globally in manufacturing hardware, China has its sights set on a major technological achievement: developing a facial recognition system to visually identify all 1.3 billion citizens nationwide. South China Morning Post noted that the project has been in the works since 2015; the country’s Ministry of ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Aviation industry hits turbulence as Airbus buys Bombardier
    Airbus now has planes from 100 to 800 seats, but now has trade wars to fly around Airbus has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Canadian plane-maker Bombardier's C Series Aircraft in a deal that will mean a shakeup for the global aviation market.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Aviation industry hits turbulence as Airbus buys into Bombardier’s new jetplanes
    Partners now have trade wars to fly around Airbus has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Canadian plane-maker Bombardier's C Series Aircraft in a deal that will mean a shakeup for the global aviation market.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Machine Learning Enabled Mobile Proof-Of-Purchase at Coca-Cola
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • The Google Home Mini: Great, right up until you want to smash it in fury
    One step forward, two steps back Review  At first, it wasn't entirely clear whether it would be worthwhile doing a review of the new Google Home Mini.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • ASOS sales pass £1.8 billion as profit jumps 145%
    LONDON — Youth fashion retailer ASOS shrugged off mounting signs of a UK consumer slump on Tuesday as it announced a 27% jump in sales to £1.8 billion. The online retailer's group revenue rose by 27% to £1.9 billion in the year to August 31, while UK sales in the ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Alphabet brings burritos-by-drone delivery to Australia
    Apparently, Project Wing brought airborne burritos to Virginia Tech last year as preparation for something bigger. Alphabet X's experimental project is now dropping burritos (and medicine) from the skies of Australia as part of a series of tests to f ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • 10 things in tech you need to know today (AAPL, NFLX, FB)
    Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Tuesday morning. 1. There's a massive flaw in a security protocol which protects Wi-Fi, researchers have found. The flaw, which affects most Wi-Fi enabled devices, could allow hackers to thieve information like photos, credit card details, and more. ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Toshiba smacks down down ‘ransomware killed flash factory’ report
    DRAM analyst also says the supply chain is just fine, thank you very much Toshiba has denied a report alleging its NAND flash factories were felled by ransomware.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Release the KRACKen patches: The good, the bad, and the ugly on this WPA2 Wi-Fi drama
    Don't panic... whoa, not so fast, Android, Linux users WPA2 Wi-Fi users – ie, almost all of us – have had a troubling Monday with the arrival of research demonstrating a critical design flaw in the technology used to secure our wireless networks. A flaw so bad, it can be ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Huffington: Uber ‘very likely’ to close Softbank deal in the next week
    An Uber-Softbank deal is "very likely" to occur within the next week, according to Arianna Huffington, who spoke at Wall Street Journal's D.Live event in Laguna Beach, CA. She wouldn't disclose the price -- it seems they're still working out the de ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Creator of curl wins Polhem Prize 2017
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Crypto-coin miners show up on unprotected cloud instances
    Manic miners don't even hack you: they just use default creds admins are too lazy to change Here's yet another reason to make sure you lock down your clutch of cloud services: cryptocurrency mining.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Bitcoin miners turning up on unprotected cloud instances
    Manic miners don't even hack you - they just use default creds admins are too lazy to change Here's yet another reason to make sure you secure your cloud console: cryptocurrency mining.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Lawsuit claims Essential stole modular accessory tech
    Andy Rubin's Essential Products is facing more legal troubles. The ex-Android chief's company previously found itself in hot water with smartphone accessory maker Spigen over its use of the "Essential" name. Now -- less than two months since the rele ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013
    (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database. ... read more
    Source: Reuters Tech NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Google adds planets and moons to Maps, but puts bits in the wrong places
    Chocolate Factory can pick pets from people, can't hold a photo right way round Can't tell the difference between a photo of your partner and one of your pet? Good news, Google can now automatically sort photos of animals from pics of people.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • The swift death of Google’s cupcake feature is a valuable lesson in UX design
    Earlier today, Google rolled out a new feature in Maps for iPhone users in the US, which counted the calories burned when you walked to a certain place and depicted that in equivalent mini cupcakes. It was quickly panned by many a Twitter user and has already been killed off ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-10-17
  • The war to sell you a mattress is an internet nightmare
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Australian senator wants devilish scam calls to flash ‘666’
    And that's not the evil bit, because there's an IETF standard that could help An Australian senator has come up with a cunning plan to stop phone scammers: any call from an unregistered VoIP line should show the caller's number as “666”.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Kellogg buys RXBar in Chicago for $600M
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • SoftBank’s giant investment in Uber will be finalized ‘very likely in the next week’
    LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be finalized "very likely in the next week," Uber board member Arianna Huffington said at the WSJD conference Monday. Uber's board voted earlier this month to approve the Japanese tech conglomerate's investment, which would add six more board seats, include ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • The Transaction Costs of Tokenizing Everything
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Russia tweaks Telegram with tiny fine for decryption denial
    FSB wanted keys, messaging outfit said Nyet Encrypted messaging app Telegram must pay 800,000 roubles for resisting Russia's FSB's demand that it help decrypt user messages.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • GitHub: Check out my Keylogger for macs which doesn’t require any permissions
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Tech’s Troubling New Trend: Diversity Is in Your Head
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Google’s refined Security Checkup identifies account vulnerabilities
    While Google might soon switch VIPs over to advanced protection in the form of physical keys, the rest of us are fine with typical security practices -- so long as we follow them. To better secure your Google account, the company has a new version of ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • The Crash of ’87, from the Wall Street Players Who Lived It
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • How Sugar Exacerbates Cancer
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • zsync: differential file download client over HTTP using the rsync algorithm
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Court Tells Sheriff’s Dept. Shackling Kids Above The Elbows Is Excessive Force
    You wouldn't think it would take a federal court decision to make this clear, but here we are. A school resource officer in Kentucky who handcuffed young children acted unreasonably and violated the children's constitutional rights, a federal judge ruled this week. Two children, ... read more
    Source: Tech DirtPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Generalization in Deep Learning [pdf]
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Five Climate Truths
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Kindred and CockroachDB Partner to Build a Global Online Gaming Platform
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • What’s on TV: ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Gran Turismo Sport,’ NBA
    The fall TV heavyweights are back, and this week that includes AMC's The Walking Dead, returning for season number eight. Sports fans can get ready for NBA action, while gamers can finally get a fresh taste of Gran Turismo. South Park's long-awaited ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Nutanix launches VMware-to-Acropolis migration tool
    Migrating VMs isn't a dark art and vSphere users are sticky, but Nutanix is having a crack Nutanix has taken another shot at VMware, this time with a virtual machine migration tool that takes VMs from ESXi to its own Acropolis hypervisor.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Airbus may have just torpedoed Boeing’s grand plan to kill off a major competitor (BA)
    Airbus acquired 50.01% of the Bombardier C Series program. Zero upfront cash investment from Airbus. US-bound C Series jet to be built in Mobile, Alabama. A response to the Boeing's trade complaint and 299.45% tariff from US government. Airbus will own 100% of the C Series program within 5 ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Everything Is Crazy and the Markets Aren’t Freaking Out
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Qualcomm’s 5G dreams are closer to reality
    A year after Qualcomm introduced its first 5G modem, the Snapdragon X50, the company is making another next-generation mobile push. Qualcomm announced today that it's made the first 5G data connection using the X50, which reached gigabit speeds using ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Qualcomm’s new chip brings ultra-wide screens to mid-range phones
    Ultra-wide screens are hot stuff on smartphones these days, but there still isn't a whole lot of choice: you tend to either spring for the high end or make do with budget models. Where are the in-between options? Qualcomm might just help. It's int ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • How KRACK made it past IEEE and how 802.11i handshake was formally proven secure
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • The forgotten mystery of inertia
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Volume Monitoring in Kubernetes with Prometheus
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Rogue Chinese space station is on a collision course with Earth
    Sometime in the next couple of months, the Tiangong-1 space station is going to fall to Earth — and we’ll have no idea where it’s going to land until a couple of hours before it does. The space laboratory was being controlled by the Chinese government until an amateur space ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Mux is hiring video engineers to help build the future of internet video
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • WebDSP Media Library and WebAssembly Video Editor Demo
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Apple slapped hard with $440m patent bill in VirnetX FaceTime spat
    Cupertino iGiant vows to appeal after losing round in tedious infringement boxing match An American patent-holding biz says it will bag a $440m windfall from Apple in a long-running infringement case that seems unlikely to end any time soon.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Netflix’s top execs all wore ugly ‘Stranger Things’ sweaters on the Q3 earnings call, and the stunt highlights an important new business (NFLX, TGT)
    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings understands the value of video — and now he's using it to do some serious product placement.  Every quarter, Hastings and other company executives discuss Netflix's latest financial results in a recorded video interview with a financial analyst. During Monday's video interview to discuss the company's third-quarter earnings, ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Netflix Says It Will Spend Up to $8 Billion on Content Next Year
    The company beat expectations by adding 5.3 million subscribers in the third quarter and said it would ramp up its spending on original content. ... read more
    Source: New York Times TechPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Australia tackles revenge porn with a national reporting tool
    Companies like Microsoft, Google, Twitter and Facebook have in the past made attempts to help victims of revenge porn, but it's still a big problem as recent incidents have made very clear. Well the Australian government has been working on a way to ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Dying! Yahoo! loses! fight! to! lock! dead! man’s! dead! account!
    Sure, now they care about protecting email Yahoo! may be compelled to hand over the contents of a dead man's email account to his surviving family, Massachusetts's top court has ruled.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Review pins blame for Medicare ID breach on you. All of you
    Gov wants us to protect Medicare numbers. In return it will protect something COMMENT  The Australian government's review of an incident that saw health care customer numbers offered for sale on a Tor “darknet” site has recommended retaining the numbers as acceptable proof of identity.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Deloitte to wind up Plutus Payroll, promises contact with contractors ‘within 20 biz days’
    Supreme Court says fallen payroll outfit owes AU$139m to Commonwealth The Supreme Court of the Australian State of New South Wales has appointed liquidators to Plutus Payroll, the payroll services provider that lured thousands of IT contractors with a free service but has since been alleged to be a tax-skimming ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Neighbor Sues For $2.5 Million After Renovation Looks Too Much Like Their Own House
    Copyright on home design has always been a really sketchy idea. Earlier this year, we wrote about a disturbing trend of housing copyright trolls and have had some other similar stories over time. For reasons that are beyond me, the Berne Convention requires copyright on architecture, and that creates ... read more
    Source: Tech DirtPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Active cooling your Raspberry Pi 3
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Marvel’s full ‘Black Panther’ trailer shows a ruthless hero-king
    Marvel dropped a teaser for its upcoming Black Panther film during the NBA Finals back in June, and our first look at the hero-king was glorious. Chadwick Boseman is electric and imposing as the monarch of the hidden, advanced African nation of Wakan ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-16
  • The great thaw of America’s north is coming
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Never mind the WPA2 drama… Details emerge of TPM key cockup that hits tonnes of devices
    About a third of all crypto modules globally generate weak, crackable RSA pairs RSA keys produced by smartcards, security tokens, laptops, and other devices using cryptography chips made by Infineon Technologies are weak and crackable – and should be regenerated with stronger algorithms.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-16
  • These smart palm trees in Dubai can charge your phone and provide free Wi-Fi
    "Smart Palms" are palm tree-like devices that will provide free Wi-Fi and will charge your phone. There are more than 50 Smart Palms in Dubai, located on beaches and public areas in the city.   Join the conversation about this story » ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Snapchat is American teens’ favorite social media app — and Facebook can’t be happy about that (SNAP)
    Snap may have turned off investors, but its core app is winning over one key group — American teenagers. Even as the social networking company's stock has slumped as the company has fallen shy of Wall Street's expectations, its app has been gaining traction with young consumers. As you can see from ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Review: Huawei’s MateBook X is more than a MacBook clone
    Windows may have just gotten its best answer to the MacBook yet, and it hails from a relative newcomer. Huawei’s MateBook X is not just an impressive first attempt at a laptop by Huawei, it might just be one of the best traditional laptops you can buy right now. I’ve ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella nailed his annual report card — netting him a cool $20 million (MSFT)
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made just over $20 million in cash and stock over the company's most recent fiscal year, after nailing his annual performance report. Nadella's pay package was revealed in Microsoft's annual shareholder proxy filing, which you can read here.  Basically, half of Nadella's pay package is based on how ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Microsoft delays its ‘Age of Empires’ remaster to 2018
    Were you planning your gaming calendar around Age of Empires: Definitive Edition's release on October 19th? You'll... need to find an alternative. Microsoft has pushed back the launch of the remastered real-time strategy collection at the last minute ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-16
  • How to ace an interview at companies like Google and Facebook, according to execs who work there
    You'd better bring your A game if you want to rock your next job interview. That goes double if you're interviewing at some of the most competitive companies out there. It helps to have a good grasp of some of the popular interview questions at said companies. And it also ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Netflix adds more subscribers than expected, shares hit record
    (Reuters) - Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and projected growth in line with Wall Street forecasts, saying it had a head start on rivals as internet television expands globally. ... read more
    Source: Reuters Tech NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Google’s AI can create better machine-learning code than the researchers who made it
    Google’s AutoML system recently produced a series of machine-learning codes with higher rates of efficiency than those made by the researchers themselves. In this latest blow to human superiority the robot student has become the self-replicating master. AutoML was developed as a solution to the lack of top-notch talent in ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Honeywell will crowdfund a DIY home security system
    In the tech world, Honeywell is a long-established (century-old!) brand known for its appliances and devices, which are just now getting hooked up to Google Home. But its next venture is usually a move made by less-resourced companies and startups. S ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Charlie Munger – The Psychology of Human Misjudgment
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Facebook buys teen app tbh
    (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has acquired tbh, an app popular among teens, as the world's largest social network looks to attract more users. ... read more
    Source: Reuters Tech NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Battery startup taps carbon in race to replace lithium-ion cells
    DETROIT (Reuters) - In an auto industry race to develop electric vehicle batteries that charge faster and are cheaper and safer than lithium-ion cells, startup Zap&Go will do all that with its carbon-ion alternative 'within a few years', a company executive said. ... read more
    Source: Reuters Tech NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Facebook trying to find employees with national security clearance
    Facebook's next attempt at clearing its name from any future political entanglements is apparently hiring people with national security clearances, according to Bloomberg. "Facebook plans to use these people -- and their ability to receive government ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Consul 1.0 Released
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Understanding the Emotional Response (2015)
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Google Photos can pick your pet out of a furry lineup
    Google Photos has long been adept at recognizing animals in a generic sense. But let's be honest: the real reason you're digging through photos is to find shots of your specific pets when they were little balls of fur. Accordingly, Google has made ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Google Photos update brings facial recognition to Fido
    Google today launched a new feature that makes it easier to find pet pictures in Google Photos. The feature automatically seeks out pet faces and groups them in folders, just like it does people. You can label the photos with your pet’s name once they are grouped and there’s no ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Neutron stars shower gold on universe in big bang, felt on Earth as 100-second grav wave
    LIGO boffins pinpoint space prang 130m light years away Barely two years after it came online, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) has scored a double success. Last week, the instrument earned its creators a Nobel Prize – and this week we're told it helped spot the first neutron star ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Netflix could spend $8 billion on content next year
    Once again, Netflix's quarterly earnings report (PDF) shows it's added even more customers (5 million in the US alone), and now boasts more than 115 million subscribers worldwide. The company is now five years into its "original content strategy" tha ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Chicago Alderman’s Plan On City Budget Crisis: Let’s Just Charge Uber And Lyft More To Fix It
    Big city budgets are hellaciously complicated affairs. That much is obvious, but the actual level of management of a budget likely goes far beyond what the average member of the public realizes. Even with that stipulated, the city of Chicago's budget is an absolute mess. Budget shortfalls abound for ... read more
    Source: Tech DirtPublished on 2017-10-16
  • LogDNA (YC W15) Is Hiring a Senior Back End Engineer in SF Bay
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Facebook is testing a LinkedIn-like résumé feature
    Business Insider reports that Facebook appears to be testing a LinkedIn-like résumé/CV feature. The new addition was spotted by web developer Jane Manchun Wong and screenshots of the feature were posted on Twitter by The Next Web's Matt ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-16
  • The 15 cities where Americans work the hardest
    Americans work a lot. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Americans logged on average 1,783 hours of work in 2016. That's at least 100 more hours a year than the average worker in other OECD countries like the UK, France, Germany, or Sweden. And when looking at US census data, that ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-10-16
  • North Korea likely behind Taiwan SWIFT cyber heist: BAE
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Cyber-security firm BAE Systems Plc said on Monday it believes the North Korean Lazarus hacking group is likely responsible for a recent cyber heist in Taiwan, the latest in a string of hacks targeting the global SWIFT messaging system. ... read more
    Source: Reuters Tech NewsPublished on 2017-10-16