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To the moon: Google reported to be in talks to invest in SpaceX

Google Inc. could be taking its goliath search engine to the moon and beyond, with a report today that it is in talks to invest in Elon Musk’s SpaceX on a valuation of $10 billion. The Information reported that the … Continue readin...

R.I.P. Windows 8: Here’s 6 things to know about Windows 10

Microsoft plans to reveal more information about Windows 10 on January 21 at the company’s Redmond, WA, headquarters. The event is expected to shed light on the consumer side of Windows 10, and how the platform will revolutionize operating systems. … Continue reading ?

Future-proofing the smart home startup

We’re finally approaching the Jetsons era, where technology seemingly fulfills our dreams to make video calls from wristwatches and automate house cleaning with robots. Yet in this sensor-riddled world, emerging smart home services have created a dizzying array of tech … Continue reading ?

What you missed in the Smart World: Smart bike grips, new IoT platforms

This week’s Smart World Series features a smart bike grip, fresh solutions for retrofitting your home into a smart one, the latest trends for developers interested in the Internet of Things (IoT), and much more.  . For those who missed last … Continue reading ?

Just how big did Docker become in the last year?

San Francisco-based startup Docker, which offers an open-source technology that packages applications into movable containers, had a stunning year in 2014. It’s arguably the hottest startup in enterprise tech right now, with Silicon Valley giants like IBM and Microsoft just … Continue reading ?

Lizard Squad DDoS-for-hire website compromised, stored passwords in plain text

The Lizard Squad, an Internet mayhem group, has recently been caught with their proverbial pants down when an attacker compromised the customer database of the group’s recently released distributed denial of service (DDoS) for hire service. The service, the “Lizard … Continue reading ?

Man dies in Taiwan after 3-day game marathon

A 32-year-old man has died in an internet cafe in Taiwan after a three day gaming binge, marking the second game-related death in Taiwan within the last month alone. The man, referred to as Hsieh by the Taiwan police, was a frequent … Continue reading ?

What you missed in Cloud: One-upsmanship

The public cloud saw a spike in activity last week as both emerging providers and established names stepped up their fight over infrastructure spending amid growing interest from new types of buyers. Google provided the initial push with the release of … Continue reading ?

Facebook open-sources some of its deep learning AI tools

Facebook Inc. has open-sourced several of its artificial intelligence tools by making them available on the Torch open-source library. The tools will allow developers to take advantage of some of Facebook’s deep learning algorithms and use them to create faster, … Continue reading ?

What you missed in Big Data: VCs and IPOs

It’s investors who set the pace for analytics last week as no fewer than three database startups separately raised additional funding to step up their efforts toward changing the way enterprises manage their vast information troves. Basho Inc. kicked off … Continue reading ?

#Want: LapExpand offers brilliant portable multiple displays for laptops

If you use a laptop you know one basic limitation: screen size. Sure you can live with it but what if you could add one or two portable, lightweight foldable monitors to you laptop which you can easily deploy when … Continue reading...

The Bitcoin Box makes offline transactions easy

With a greater number of merchants trying to accomodate Bitcoin enthusiasts and let them pay for merchandise or services using their favorite cryptocurrency, it’s becoming clear that payments aren’t always so reliable. One of the main problems with Bitcoin is … Continue reading ?

Corporations were twice vulnerable in 2014 than the previous year

Kaspersky Lab presented an overview of key events that characterized cyber threats in 2014. Among the incidents analyzed some stand out for size and impact are attacks and malicious campaigns that targeted companies, governments, public and private institutions. In the last … Continue reading ?

AppFigures: Google Play grew faster than the Apple App Store in 2014

A new report shows that Google Play, Google Inc.’s app store, has grown dramatically since its launch, beating the App Store, Apple Inc.’s app warehouse, in 2014 in total number of applications and developers. Mobile analyst firm AppFigures, which monitors the … Continue reading ?

ChangeTip adds Facebook support to Bitcoin tipping service

ChangeCoin Inc.’s tipping service ChangeTip has brought Bitcoin tipping to Facebook for the first time. The company announced that the extension into Facebook tipping was due to popular demand, and builds on their existing Twitter and Reddit tipping services. Users … Continue reading ?

Bread and circuses: Uber promises jobs, environmental benefits if the EU will play nicely with it

Uber Inc. has ramped up the sales pitch in Europe, with CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick telling an audience at the DLD conference Sunday that the company could deliver a range of benefits if Governments came to the table in making the … Continue reading ?

UK teen arrested in connection with Christmas Day attacks on Xbox and PlayStaton

The Christmas Day distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that took down Xbox Live and PlayStation Network are beginning to catch up with alleged perpetrators. An 18-year-old man was arrested on Friday in connection with the attacks, UK law enforcement … Continue reading ?

What’s next for IoT developers? New trends on the horizon

This week’s Smart DevOps roundup features new platforms and APIs for developers to create apps and services for the Internet of Things (IoT), as well as a new trend that’s shifting the focus for IoT developers.  . Logitech Harmony API … Continue reading ?

China’s Baidu builds its own supercomputer to beat Google at image search

Baidu, Inc. is upping the ante in its fight with Google for image-recognition supremacy with what it hails as a record-setting computer vision system capable of recognizing different variations of the same image better than any other artificial intelligence on … Continue reading ?

H1Z1 fans outraged by “Pay-to-win” mechanics

Fans of Sony Online Entertainment’s (SOE) upcoming zombie survival game H1Z1 are outraged at the developer for allegedly breaking promises not to include pay-to-win mechanics. H1Z1 has just launched on Steam as an Early Access game, allowing players to buy the game early and play … Continue reading ?

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