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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:00:25 GMTApp stores backed by giant corporations have created choke points for the internet, which governments are now exploiting.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:00:25 GMTJacob Criminski playing Pokémon Blue while blindfolded. He said he used the sounds of hitting walls to orient himself, and timed direction changes to certain beats of the game’s soundtrack in specific locations.Speed-runners are rushing through classic video games, like Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!, without the benefit of sight, and to the delight of others.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:19:38 GMTClaire Foy and Pip Torrens in “The Crown” on Netflix, which invests billions of dollars on content.Netflix added a record 7.05 million streaming members in the three months that ended Dec. 31, beating its forecast of 5.2 million new members for the quarter.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:59:37 GMTJay Y. Lee, the leader of Samsung, leaving court in Seoul on Wednesday.A justice rejected a request to issue a warrant for Jay Y. Lee, but the de facto Samsung chief can still be indicted if a special prosecutor decides to pursue bribery allegations.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:06:30 GMTIf your goal is to stay fit, Zombies, Run! is an enjoyable motivator.Help meet your new goals with apps that can help you stick to your plan, even if that means not checking your phone quite so often.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:52:17 GMTAs information on the internet has become centralized in a few companies, it has become much easier for countries to limit access to that data.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:39:34 GMTNewer iPhones can convert a voice mail recording into text so you don’t have to play it to get it.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:30:23 GMTFacebook is among several online services that allows a designated person to take control of a deceased person’s account.How to decide what happens to your Facebook, Google, Twitter accounts and more when you die.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:40:21 GMTMark Zuckerberg spoke in October at an Oculus developers conference in San Jose, Calif., while wearing a virtual reality headset.Oculus, a virtual reality company acquired by Facebook, is accused of stealing elements of the technology that went into its headsets.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:43 GMTYou don’t have to be a developer to get a sneak peek at unfinished versions of Windows, but make sure you have the hardware to spare.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:36:50 GMTWashington is expected to fill up with supporters and protesters for the inauguration, and companies big and small are set to do brisk business.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:28:51 GMTProsecutors have called for the arrest of Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung, one of the country’s top companies.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:51:58 GMTArnold Denker, left, in 1988 became the first grandmaster to lose to a computer, which was designed by Hans Berliner, right.The ex-computer science professor, a correspondence chess champion, won what has been called one of the greatest games ever. It lasted three years.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:28:13 GMTDonald J. TrumpPresident-elect Donald J. Trump has always been hooked on recognition. More than ever, tweeting has given him a fitting outlet.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:35:15 GMT“We’re bringing people to D.C. from as far away as Kansas,” said Adam Nestler, one of the founders of Skedaddle.Skedaddle, which has an app that lets an individual create or join a trip on a chartered bus, will transport about 11,000 people to the march.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:08:11 GMTPresident Obama, at his farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday, said automation, more than globalization, was causing economic pain.The soon-to-be ex-president connected the economic disruptions caused by technology to a rise in political polarization.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:54:08 GMTGovernment monitoring of content and discussions can be more difficult on mobile apps than on websites.The order from the Cyberspace Administration of China is the clearest sign yet that Beijing is pushing to solidify control over mobile apps.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:50:51 GMTAn Impossible Burger starts as a mixture of wheat, coconut oil and potatoes.The Impossible Burger tries to replicate the taste and feel of a meat hamburger. It’s not quite there, an expert says, but it’s a serious attempt.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:59:59 GMTA Chaplin short, “In the Park,” streaming on an iPhone.New ways of watching movies have long made film folk antsy. And for many, watching on a phone remains a line in the sand.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:59:32 GMTA video frame of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Saturday.The return to business for Elon Musk’s company was successful, despite being overshadowed by questions about the viability of his long-range plans.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:30:02 GMTPeter Thiel, a Facebook director, in his Manhattan condo last year. In a rare move for tech executives, Mr. Thiel backed Donald J. Trump, but says he doesn’t expect big changes will happen in his presidency.While Facebook ponders its place in the news industry, tech companies try to stay on the good side of the president-elect.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:22:37 GMTThe Within app uses 360-degree video technology, similar to virtual technology.A variety of apps, some using Google’s Cardboard viewer, allow users to sample films and games with 3-D imagery.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 02:52:21 GMTThe Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference and Hackathon in New York last year. Yahoo’s sale to Verizon could be in jeopardy.A security researcher says hackers are offering records of more than 1 billion users, but as with the company’s stock, the price is dropping.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:16:07 GMTMicrosoft’s Windows 10 browser puts files in the Downloads folder by default, but you can pick a new place to store those fresh-off-the-web items.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:35:50 GMTThe latest version of Apple’s operating system has a feature that allows the computer to automatically delete certain files when space gets tight.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:44:50 GMTJust because it’s public television does not mean all the shows are free, but you can stream and view content in many ways.