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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:24 GMTThe exposure of the Clinton campaign’s internal emails shows that a ubiquitous, and vulnerable, communication tool is ready for the scrap heap.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:02:49 GMTHarold T. Martin III and his wife Deborah Shaw in an undated photo.Investigators found that stolen documents in the possession of Harold T. Martin III included top-secret N.S.A. hacking tools that two months ago were offered for sale on the internet.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:08:54 GMTThe suspect was captured on Oct. 5, two days before the Obama administration formally accused Moscow of stealing emails from the Democratic National Committee and others.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:27:03 GMTGoogle hardware on display, from left, Google Wifi, Google Chromecast Ultra, Google Home, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel and Google Daydream VR.The Pixel, which uses Android software and Assistant, an A.I. virtual assistant, is, relatively speaking, mediocre, but fans of Android won’t regret buying one.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:54:28 GMTBertrand Guay/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesTesla said that all the vehicles would have hardware enabling fully autonomous driving, though it would not be activated without more testing.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 01:48:55 GMTPeter Thiel, who has drawn fire from fellow tech executives for supporting Donald J. Trump, plans to address the issue in a speech this month.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:13:39 GMTSoFi members mingle at an invitation-only singles cocktail party hosted by the online banking company.Social Finance Inc., or SoFi, takes a different approach to consumer lending, one that includes holding singles and networking events.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:03:05 GMTAn Airbnb ad at subway station in Brooklyn. New York City is Airbnb’s largest market in the United States.The company told the city that it was willing to create a registry of hosts so it could track individuals renting out multiple homes.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:16:52 GMTThe updated “Selfish” includes “new selfies 2015-2016.”An expanded version of the selfie-filled book “Selfish” follows the robbery in Paris.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:22:22 GMTMarissa Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, did not give a reason for the site’s traffic bump.Yahoo said more people visited the site in September, the same month the ailing company disclosed that hackers stole data on 500 million users in 2014.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:01:23 GMTA man held a Pepe the Frog picture during a rally for Donald Trump in Bedford, N.H., on Sept. 29. The Anti-Defamation League includes Pepe the Frog in its database of hate symbols, linked with white supremacy.A report by the Anti-Defamation League found a significant uptick in anti-Semitic posts starting early this year, when the presidential race began to intensify.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:58:56 GMTMarissa Mayer in 2015.Third-quarter earnings were higher than analysts had expected, though revenue was down 15 percent.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:18:48 GMTImages of Bill Belichick and his Microsoft tablet may become rarer soon.The Patriots’ reticent coach goes on and on about how unhappy he is with the Microsoft Surface tablet.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMTWind patterns over the continental U.S. during Hurricane Matthew based on real-time data from the National Digital Forecast Database. The edge of Matthew’s spiral is visible off the coast of Georgia.Hurricanes like Matthew have laid bare the dirty secret of the National Weather Service: its technologies and methods are woefully behind the times.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 03:34:22 GMTJulian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, emerging onto the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London to make a statement in February.The country made it clear it feared it was being sucked into an effort to “interfere in electoral processes” in the United States.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:17:28 GMTInspecting the site of the Yoox Net-a-Porter Group’s new technology hub at White City Place in West London. The 70,000-square-foot site is to open in March.Despite fears about the effect of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, the Yoox Net-a-Porter Group announced a new technology hub in the British capital.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:42:41 GMTLei Jun, chief of Xiaomi, one of the local mobile companies that have taken market share from Samsung, once a leader in China.The company’s decision to exclude China from an initial recall has prompted a backlash that could further erode its position in the important market.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:28:43 GMTThe new Pixel phone is the first to carry the Google brand.Google’s phone disappoints, but it’s likely to be around for a long time. That’s because it’s part of a complex of technology that characterizes the new competition.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:16:29 GMTThe report found that 16 states allow law enforcement officials to compare the faces of suspects to photos on driver’s licenses and other IDs without a warrant.Software comparing suspects’ faces to ID photos without a warrant threatens privacy and disproportionately affects African-Americans, a report found.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:58:59 GMTLeo L. Beranek in Symphony Hall in Boston in 2003. An expert in acoustics, he improved the sound in several concert venues.Bolt, Beranek & Newman, the company he helped found, built the first computer-based network, which paved the way for the creation of the internet.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:24 GMTNorman Pearlstine is tasked with building a news feed for Money.net that will be based on machine-generated news bulletins and stories.Norman Pearlstine is tasked with building a news feed for Money.net that will be based on machine-generated news bulletins and stories.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:10:53 GMTAdam Durant in Cambridge, England. A British scientist and entrepreneur, he received a European Union grant and was able to hire workers from other member countries without having to sponsor visas.Though nothing has changed since Britain voted to leave the European Union, the worries of Britain’s scientists mirror concerns in the business community.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:42:23 GMTPeter Thiel, a co-founder of both PayPal and Palantir, is giving Donald Trump’s campaign $1.25 million.Silicon Valley usually focuses on a long-term future. Now it’s starting to care about what happens on Nov. 8. That’s not easy.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:14:57 GMTIllustrated Book of Bad Arguments explains commonly used logical fallacies and is amusingly illustrated.These apps help you check facts, understand statistics and spot false arguments in this contentious election season.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 17:32:04 GMTSamsung has halted the sales and production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.Power down the device immediately. Then contact the wireless carrier or store where it was bought for details about a refund or exchange.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:39:23 GMTOver the past week, Samsung temporarily stopped its production of Galaxy Note 7s, suspended sales of the phones around the world, and then killed production of the model entirely.The South Korean manufacturer is juggling safety problems with other goods, including washing machines, microwaves and refrigerators.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:40:38 GMTWhen you decide it’s time to close your account and move on to another mail service, make sure you get all the files you need before you go.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:16:52 GMTThe Dashlane app has an easy to use password generator function. Users have just one master password to remember.Strong passwords are vital to digital security because they’re tougher to hack — but they’re also harder to remember. These secure apps can help.