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ICYMI: Channel your inner magician with IoT controllers

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:30:00 -0400

(image) Today on In Case You Missed It: If you've gotten chicken juice on your smartphone one too many times while trying to whip up a masterpiece in the kitchen, you may be interested in a motion sensor that you can control with a wave of your hand. The...

Live from Microsoft's Surface 2016 event!

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:30:00 -0400

(image) After surprising us with the Surface Book last year, what could Microsoft have in store next for its flagship PC lineup? We'll find out today during its Surface media event in NYC. As we explained in our preview, rumors currently point to an all-in-o...

Watch Microsoft's big PC event right here

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:05:00 -0400

(image) Microsoft's "Imagine What You'll Do" event is just under an hour away. The company is expected to show off new hardware and software at the New York City show -- you can read all about it here -- including an all-in-one Surface PC, some major Windows...

Alexa makes Amazon's new Fire HD 8 tablet even more useful

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:00:00 -0400

(image) With the Echo and Echo Dot, Amazon proved that its Alexa assistant -- and voice commands in general -- could actually be pretty helpful. But how will it fair on a device that isn't listening to you all the time? That's the question I had when Amazon...

MPs want Sky and Virgin Media to make public channels more visible

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:51:00 -0400

(image) Pay-TV providers in the UK may be forced to do more to promote the on-demand content of public service broadcasters (PSBs) on their platforms in the future, under new rules being discussed by MPs. The Digital Economy Bill, announced earlier this year...

AT&T reportedly spies on its customers for government cash

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:03:00 -0400

(image) AT&T controls a big chunk of America's cellular infrastructure, and it turns out that it's been using that power for super-creepy purposes. The Daily Beast is reporting that the telco has essentially turned itself into a spy-for-hire in the pay o...

EE follows rivals by bundling broadband line rental prices

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:52:00 -0400

(image) When the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) introduced new legislation requiring UK ISPs and providers to be clearer with their broadband pricing earlier this year, some heeded the advice faster than others. Vodafone and TalkTalk were the first to...

'Evolve' is dying after its free-to-play transition failed

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:01:00 -0400

(image) Evolve managed to bump its online player count from 300 to a million by going free-to-play, but developer Turtle Rock says it can no longer support the shooter. "We were hungry for more but unfortunately today is the last day that Turtle Rock Studios...

The Morning After: Wednesday October 26th 2016

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0400

(image) While you weren't checking email, or sleeping and all that, Apple said its services are making bank despite decreased hardware sales this quarter. Then, the company's new Macbook leaked ahead of the big Apple event later today. Oh, and Silicon Valley...

Samsung Pay adds new online payment options

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:55:00 -0400

(image) Samsung Pay already works in a lot of places because of its canny MST magnetic tech, and the company is taking steps to make the service even more ubiquitous. Starting next year, it will work with Mastercard's Masterpass, letting more users buy onlin...

Vodafone fined £4.6m after PAYG top-up fails

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:07:00 -0400

(image) Vodafone has been slapped with a hefty £4.6 million fine after failing to process customer top-ups. UK regulator Ofcom found that 10,452 pay-as-you-go (PAYG) customers weren't given a combined £150,000 in credit between December 2013 and...

Nintendo loses less money, but Switch can't come fast enough

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:35:00 -0400

(image) Nintendo's latest financial report is more dour reading for console gaming. While the company saw sales of 74.8 billion yen ($718.86 million), up since last quarter, it has to contend with an operating loss of 813 million yen ($7.8 million) over the...

'Stranger Things' director will helm the 'Uncharted' movie

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:57:00 -0400

(image) Sony Pictures has announced that Shawn Levy will be directing the live-action movie version of Uncharted. If the name sounds familiar, Levy was the executive producer and director of Netflix hit Stranger Things, and while he'll still be involved in t...

IBM's Watson is lending its smarts to Slack and its chat bot

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:01:00 -0400

(image) Slack is going to tap into IBM pet Watson and its cognitive computing skills, covering both bots and other conversation inferences. Slack's own Slackbot will be the first to get the intelligence makeover, with IBM and Slack looking to share what they...

Intel's new chips are for smart cars and the Internet of Things

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:57:00 -0400

(image) Intel has been investing in IoT for years, playing catch up to compete with companies like Qualcomm that got to the market early and saturated it with their chipsets. But a declining PC market pushed them to make more drastic moves, cutting 12,000 jo...

Trump squashes rumor of Trump TV

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:01:00 -0400

(image) Since the launch of his campaign there has been speculation that presidential candidate Donald Trump was using the 2016 race to expand his brand. That's culminated recently in speculation that he'll launch Trump TV if he loses his bid for the White H...

Dish helps you follow out-of-town NBA teams

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:29:00 -0400

(image) It's tough being a San Antonio Spurs fan living in New York City, since I can only watch games shown on national TV. With NBA Team Pass, though, that's not a problem. And starting today, Dish is making it available to its subscribers for $119 per sea...

Lyft's monthly passes lower the cost of your carpooling

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:54:00 -0400

(image) Carpooling services such as Lyft Line and UberPool already make ridesharing more affordable, but it's about to get cheaper -- if you're willing to pay in advance. Lyft is testing monthly Line passes that give you a significant discount, and save you...

Microsoft makes its deep learning tools available to all

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:11:00 -0400

(image) The same internal, deep learning tools that Microsoft engineers used to build its human-like speech recognition engine, as well as consumer products like Skype Translator and Cortana, are now available for public use. Redmond announced today that it...

Disney makes facial capture tech more practical for movies

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:35:00 -0400

(image) If you don't see facial motion capture everywhere in movies and video games, there's probably a good reason for it. In order to train a capture system to match expressions, you frequently have to record the actor making all kinds of faces in differe...

Rockstar liquidates cheaters' 'GTA Online' bank accounts

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:57:00 -0400

(image) Not long after it launched in October 2013, Grand Theft Auto Online cheaters began artificially creating gobs of in-game money. The plague of illicitly-gained cash proliferated while Rockstar continued releasing its expansions -- until today. Players...

Facebook teases an app that makes live video look like fine art

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:25:00 -0400

(image) In an interview at WSJD Live, Facebook's Chief Product Officer Chris Cox showed off an interesting AI-powered app that makes live video look like the work of famous artists like Monet or Van Gogh. Cox called it a "style transfer" app, that essentiall...

Google to 'pause' its Fiber rollout

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:18:00 -0400

(image) Google announced on Tuesday that it plans to "pause" the planned expansion of its Fiber high-speed internet service in the 10 cities it had been looking into and will eliminate a number of positions in those cities -- 9 percent of the division's tota...

Delta's RFID luggage tracking system now includes a map view

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:08:00 -0400

(image) Delta's new RFID luggage tags rolled out earlier this year, making it harder for at least one airline to lose your bags. Now, just in time for the holiday travel rush, Delta has already upgraded their baggage tracking system to include a up-to-the-mi...

Twitch picks up 'ChefShock,' a daily live cooking show

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:44:00 -0400

(image) Twitch, the Amazon-owned game streaming network, is branching out to appeal to the foodies of the world with a new daily show. Variety is reporting that the service has signed a deal with Justin Warner, former winner of Food Network Star, to front a...