Shocking as Mt. Gox’s implosion has been, it’s not the only bitcoin exchange to fail and gobble up customer funds with it. Less than a week following the Gox bankruptcy, another exchange failed, as Alberta, Canada-based Flexcoin shut down citing the theft of 896 bitcoins worth approximately $600,000 at the time of the announcement. China’s GBL evaporated in November,...
Tableau Software and Splunk, two of the first pure-play Big Data vendors to have gone public, today announced an alliance, a “joint technology investment” to help customers glean insights from the vast volumes of machine data generated by the Internet of … Continue reading ?
Wider rollout for Android 4.4.2 on Samsung's 2013 flagship At Mobile World Congress last week we were somewhat surprised to see a bunch of European Galaxy S4s on the show floor running new Android 4.4-based firmware — and now it appears Samsung has deemed the update ready for the masses. Show More Summary
Machine learning means Cone serves up only the most appropriate music.
Do you remember what your greatest accomplishment was at age 13? Well, it doesn’t really matter either way, because whatever it was, Jamie Edwards — the tween scientist who’s now the youngest person to ever carry out atomic fusion — just crushed it. More »
Is the popular practice of jailbreaking iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices about to go the way of the dinosaur? According to one industry watcher, that is indeed the case. As the most enthusiastic of iPhone and iPad owners will have...Show More Summary
Do you remember what your greatest accomplishment was at age 13? Well, it doesn't really matter either way, because whatever it was, Jamie Edwards—the tween scientist who's now the youngest person to ever carry out atomic fusion—just crushed it. Read more...
Yahoo will make users of its online services, including Fantasy Sports and Flickr, switch to a Yahoo ID
Corning Glass senior vice president Tony Tripeny spoke critically of sapphire as a material for displays during a question and answer session at the recent Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference (Via Seeking Alpha and CNET). Show More Summary
Mozilla is launching mozjpeg today, a new JPEG encoder that promises to reduce file sizes by up to 10 percent on standard JPEG images. Mozilla says the idea behind the project is to create a production-ready encoder “that improves compression...Show More Summary
If you follow technology news regularly, chances are that you might already have come across a leaked picture or two of HTC’s 2014 flagship, which will presumably be called the All New HTC One. We’ve even seen the device in a lengthy video posted on YouTube, though it did make folks at HTC a bit angry. Show More Summary
The Iron Throne is the ultimate chair and Game of Thrones: A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros is the ultimate book, offering a wide variety of looks that let readers get up close and personal with the world that exists in the popular HBO series. While it’s not as detailed as the Game of Thrones 3D […]
Facebook, with the thinly veiled veneer of 'bringing internet access to the underconnected,' is looking to acquire Titan Aerospace -- an American maker of high-altitude UAVs (drones). The idea is that these Titan drones would be used...Show More Summary
Kickstarter graduate Designed by m on Wednesday debuted a revamped version of its AL13 iPhone 5 and 5s bumper, which is being touted as the first aluminum enclosure design to exhibit zero cell signal loss.
Have you been having problems with faulty Lightning cables that corrode over time and eventually stop charging your iPhone or iPad? You’re not alone. A recent report from ZDNet sheds light on an issue that may be widespread, impacting...Show More Summary
Ready for another ill-advised tool hack we definitely do not recommend you try at home? Why not take a gander at this man’s home-made chainsaw… made out of a grinder! ( translated ) What this (Russian?) man has done is modified his large electric grinder — into a chainsaw. Show More Summary
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Yesterday Apple announced CarPlay, and we’ve already seen the software working in Volvo and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Apple’s head of iOS marketing, Greg Joswiak, took the stage with Ferrari at the Geneva Motor Show to unveil CarPlay in the Ferrari FF, the world’s … Read more ›
Roku on Tuesday unveiled the new Roku Streaming Stick, its own fresh take on affordable TV HDMI dongles that bring more entertainment to the living room – the company launched a similar streaming stick in 2012. Roku’s 2014 stick appears to be a response to Google’s Chromecast dongle, one of the most popular devices sold by the Search giant. Show More Summary
Last October, Apple filed a motion seeking sanctions against Samsung and its outside lawyers, accusing both of unlawfully sharing sensitive data about Apple's 2011 patent license agreement with Nokia. Specifically, the motion statedShow More Summary