Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:37:31 GMT
When Barack Obama moved into the White House on January 20th, 2009, the federal government was in the digital dark ages . Even as late as 2011, he was complaining that the White House was 30 years behind .
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:24:39 GMT
Lavabit, the encrypted email provider Edward Snowden favored, has risen from the ashes with more security features than before. If you'll recall, company chief Ladar Levison shut it down in 2013 instead of complying with the government's demand to hand over its SSL encryption key.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:20:16 GMT
Future iPhones may revolve around more than just an eye-catching curved display . KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who frequently has a knack for hardware scoops, believes that Apple is designing a whole new Touch ID fingerprint reader for future iPhones and iPads.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:07:45 GMT
If you were determined to make a political protest through art, and had the luxuries of both fame and modern technology? For Shia LaBeouf , it's simple: start an ambitious livestreaming project. The actor just launched He Will Not Divide Us , a project outside New York City's Museum of the Moving Image that will protest Donald Trump by livestreaming public voices for the next 4 years.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:41:41 GMT
I'm the kind of guy who can always stand to lose a few pounds. The Styr Lab regimen seemed like a great way to do so.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:28:32 GMT
It's been a wild ride for the folks behind the Axanar Star Trek fan film, but it's finally over -- the fan production group has settled its lawsuit with CBS and Paramount . The terms of the agreement aren't completely clear, but both parties have announced that the deal will allow Axanar productions to finish and release its fan film for free as long as a certain number of undisclosed "substantial changes" are made.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:11:21 GMT
Right now, save for Google Home, Google Assistant is an exclusive to the company's Pixel handsets. We're not sure how long the exclusivity will run for, but it seems that it could be ending with the launch of the LG G6.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:01:55 GMT
Oh Samsung. When the company isn't busy recalling cellphones and washing machines for being safety hazards , it's busy fighting its customers in court.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:01:54 GMT
While we only just learned of the transition plan for Obama Administration social media accounts , things aren't going quite as many users expected. Currently, many people have reported that despite unfollowing the @POTUS account on Twitter, they checked their accounts and are suddenly following it.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:50:05 GMT
President Trump was clear about the goals of his first 100 days in office before the election was even over, eventually laying out those goals in a PDF titled " Donald Trump's Contract with the American Voter ." While Trump's policies can often be obscured by his tweetstorms and rhetoric, the folks behind Track Trump hope to cut out all the noise and make it easy to track those promises in a simple, non-partisan dashboard that will hold the new administration accountable for the promises they've made to the American voters.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:50:04 GMT
About a week ago, a brain-dead campaign hit Kickstarter. Adoptly promised that adoption was "just a swipe away" through its Tinder-style app that let you find adoptable children.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:44:27 GMT
Apple has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm, claiming that for many years, the chip manufacturer has "unfairly insisted on charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do with," CNBC reports. This marks the end of a rough week for Qualcomm: The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday sued the company for its alleged use of monopolistic and exclusionary tactics within the baseband processor market.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:35:21 GMT
South Korean Go players will be banned from using smartphones during official tournaments in the future, and it's all thanks to Google's AlphaGo AI. The Korea Times reports that the Korea Baduk Association -- baduk being the local name for Go -- is currently drafting new rules that will outlaw smartphone use in matches.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:35:20 GMT
Shortly after Donald Trump was sworn into office, the White House's website changed. Beyond the splash image of him and Vice President Mike Pence, under the "issues" tab the President outlines what he plans to do next: eliminate the Climate Action Plan and Waters of the U.S. rule.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:12:01 GMT
Senior editor Chris Velazco, reviews editor Cherlynn Low and Social Media Editor Mallory Johns join host Devindra Hardawar to chat about the biggest stories of the week, including HTC U Ultra phone, which may or may not save the company. Moving on, they dive into the Nintendo Switch's launch, and discuss President Obama's commutation of Chelsea Manning's prison sentence.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:38:36 GMT
Smart cars are everywhere. They talk to your phone and your house . In the future they'll even carry on conversations with you and your passengers.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:23:56 GMT
For over a decade, Apple and Audible have enjoyed an exclusivity agreement that restricted the sale of digital audiobooks to one third-party platform: iTunes. The practice has helped both companies hold almost unassailable positions in the audiobook market, which led to a complaint by the German Publishers and Booksellers Association back in November 2015 .