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SHA-1 Hashing Turns Out To Be Even Less Secure Than People Thought

NIST has been warning about vulnerabilities in its SHA-1 cryptographic hash function for years, but some services still use it and the threats are growing.

Google's Perspective API Opens Up Its Troll-Fighting AI

Google subsidiary Jigsaw is now offering developers access to an API for its AI-based detector for abusive comments.

Elevators Of The Future Will Move Sideways Without A Single Cable

One of the biggest engineering challenges of building a towering skyscraper isn't keeping the structure from falling over, it's moving all the people around inside of it. To improve efficiency, and facilitate the construction of even taller buildings, Germany's ThyssenKrupp has completely redesigned elevators so that they can move sideways now, too. More »      

Watch Malware Steal Data From Air Gapped PC With Blinking Lights and a Drone

Israeli researchers show that innocent LED indicator on your computer can leak your deepest secrets.

Welcome To The Town That Is Trying To Cure Ageing

For just about his entire life, Ron Smith has been a subject of a scientific inquiry. At birth, in 1972, he was studied by scientists, and then assessed again at age three to document his physical fitness, mental health and intelligence. Show More Summary

Deals: This Stress Relief App Uses Machine Learning For Maximum Chill

Our world moves at a breakneck pace, making it easy to feel overwhelmed and stressed out. That's why it's important to find time to take care of yourself -- even if you only have a few minutes here and there. Thankfully, Aura's meditation...Show More Summary

Smart City Tech Would Make Military Bases Safer

Opinion: A retired Naval commander explains how sensors and data analysis could make military bases safer and more efficient.

OnePlus 5 now receiving OxygenOS 4.5.3 update with bug fixes and optimizations

Heads up, OnePlus 5 owners, because another software update is now making its way to your shiny new smartphone. OnePlus has confirmed that it’s now pushing OxygenOS 4.5.3 to the OnePlus 5. This update includes a few bug fixes, such as for some [...]

Amazon adds five Prime Exclusive phones, including Alcatel Idol 5S and Nokia 6

Today, Amazon officially announced that it has added five new handsets to its Prime Exclusive lineup of smartphones, which includes three brand new devices from Alcatel. The three new handsets with the Alcatel brand are the surprises of the day. First up is the Idol 5S (pictured [...]

Free NYC Coding School Launches Funding Experiment

10 minutes agoTechnology : Tech -

C4Q, a Long Island City nonprofit startup provides free coding classes to low-income adults, tapping students’ earnings and private investors.

This fidget spinner takes things to a whole new level

Called the world's first Bluetooth fidget spinner, BlueSpin might hit the market in September if it reaches its crowdfunding goal.

Amazon adds five budget-friendly devices to its Prime smartphone lineup

Looking for an affordable smartphone and don't mind random ads on your lock screen? Amazon's Prime Exclusive Phones program just added some new wares.

Samsung Galaxy Book Review: A formidable Surface competitor with one infuriating flaw

We’ve come a long way since Microsoft first introduced the Surface and pioneered the 2-in-1 category way back in 2012. Since then we’ve had a plethora of clones and variations, and last year’s Samsung TabPro S was one of the better ones. Show More Summary

Apple Acquires German Company Specializing In Eye Tracking, Hinting At AR Future

Apple has acquired a German IT company that specializes in the development of eye-tracking glasses. The company’s technology is designed for use in several different fields, including neuroscience, psychology, and augmented reality. The...Show More Summary

Yahoo Mail’s redesign is a fresh coat of paint on a burnt-down house

Following its acquisition by Verizon, Yahoo today rolled out the stellar rebuild of its Mail offering to 225 million active monthly users. The update brings a fresh design that pushes Yahoo into the 21st century and arguably makes it the best-looking email client on the web. Show More Summary

Amazon Adds Intercom Abilities To Its Echo Smart Speakers

Amazon is rolling out a long-awaited software update for its Echo family of smart speakers that allows the devices to function as an intercom system. You can place Echo devices in multiple rooms and then use teleconferencing to communicate between them. The option of using an Echo as an intercom network has been a top request from users for a while. Show More Summary

Facebook reaches 2 billion user milestone

Facebook just hit 2 billion monthly active users. Geez. Look, we all know Facebook is massive and growing, but that figure is still remarkable. It was at 1.94 billion as of March, so it took a while to add those final 60 million users, but that’s not too surprising given most people who will ever use Facebook are probably already on it. Show More Summary

Oscar Mayer takes hot dogs to the skies, with the WienerDrone

14 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The hot dog-shaped Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is undoubtedly one of the most well-known promotional vehicles of all time. There's also a Mini-based WienerMini, along with an even smaller unmanned WienerRover – who knew? Now, in order to...Show More Summary

Pollution might be blocking 25% of potential solar power, study finds

15 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The buildup of dust and grime on solar panels do their efficiencies no good, indeed we've seen some creative maintenance solutions such as using autonomous drones to brush them off. But what role does manmade pollution play in this,Show More Summary

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