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Tim Cook: 'I don't want my nephew on a social network'

Apple chief talks about tax affairs and overuse of tech at launch of school coding initiativeThe head of Apple, Tim Cook, believes there should be limits to the use of technology in schools and says he does not want his nephew to use a social network.Cook was talking at Harlow college in Essex, one of 70 institutions across Europe that will use Apple’s Everyone Can Code curriculum, it was announced on Friday. Continue reading...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Technology, Cook, Education, Tim Cook, Computing, Essex, Harlow

Meet top startups from Alchemist Class 17

 Yesterday Alchemist Accelerator, best known for working with enterprise startups, held its 17th demo day at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in Menlo Park, California. Twenty-four startups pitched ideas ranging from personalized genomics to hard tech spinouts from Stanford’s Linear Accelerator.  Rather than expound upon all twenty-four I worked with Alchemist to bring you a top… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Internet Of Things, Technology, California, Stanford, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Physics, Drones, Stanford University, Emerging-technologies, Startup Company, Quantum Mechanics, Menlo Park California, Alchemist

5 Stupid Mistakes to Avoid When Buying New Tech

We’re all fans of new gadgets, whether cutting-edge TVs or flagship smartphones, but you shouldn’t let your lust for shiny hardware overwhelm your common sense—there’s more to every purchase than a product name and a bottom line price. Here are the five mistakes people make that lead to wasted money and terrible…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Technology, Shopping, Consumer Tech, Gadget Buying

Alan Turing and evil Artificial Intelligence

In November 2017, the Future of Life Institute in California—which focuses on ‘keeping artificial intelligence beneficial’—released a slick, violent video depicting ‘slaughterbots’ [some viewers may find this video distressing]. It went viral. The tiny (fictional) drones in the video used facial recognition systems to target and destroy civilians. The Institute is funded in part by Elon Musk, creator of PayPal and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, who believes that AI is potentially ‘more dangerou...
Tags: Books, Spacex, Elon Musk, Technology, Featured, Congress, California, Saudi Arabia, US, Paypal, Artificial Intelligence, Atlantic, Manchester, Alan Turing, Stephen Hawking, Un

If you’re looking to ‘do’ digital transformation, read this first

Barely a day goes past in the tech press without some mention of the importance of digital transformation to businesses; each accompanied by a caveat that nobody really knows what it is. Without engaging further in this debate, what are the absolutes and what really matters? 1. That it’s all about the data. Everything. How ever we phrase things, the singular, most significant change that technology has brought over the past 100 years is the ability to generate, store, process and transmit inord...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Technology, Blog, Seo, Jeff Bezos, CBA, Amazon Facebook, Amazon Uber Tesla, Myspace Bebo

Iconoclasts review – retro-futuristic binge-worthy brainteaser

PC, PlayStation 4; Joakim Sandberg/KonjakMega Drive graphics belie the brains behind this puzzle-filled 2D platformer in which you play a misfit mechanic dismantling a religious techno-dystopiaJust when you think you’re sick of retro-inspired platform adventures, one comes along with such personality that you end up bingeing on it like a kid in front of Saturday morning cartoons. A seven-year labour of love by creator Joakim Sandberg, Iconoclasts wears its old-school inspirations proudly. Anyone...
Tags: Games, Technology, Culture, Joakim Sandberg KonjakMega, Joakim Sandberg Iconoclasts, Sega Mega Drive

Amazon's next top headquarters: US cities strut their stuff as firm seeks second home

The company’s hunt for a city to host its second headquarters has prompted a bizarre beauty contest, amid the promise of jobs and an economic boostTwo hundred and thirty-eight candidates have been whittled down to 20. Getting there was “very tough” and everyone showed “tremendous enthusiasm and creativity”, but there will be only one winner in the hunt for America’s Next Top Amazon Headquarters.The has seen mayors around the country attempt to woo the $600bn technology company to build its sec...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Technology, Internet, US, America, E-commerce, Jeff Bezos, Tucson Arizona, Next Top Amazon Headquarters

Digital dystopia: the changing face of trust – podcast

In the second instalment of this mini-series, Jordan Erica Webber asks: why are we losing our trust in institutions? And who we can trust instead?Subscribe and review on iTunes, Audioboom, Mixcloud, Acast or on your favourite podcasting app and join the discussion on Facebook and TwitterIs the internet broken? And has the utopian 90s net been replaced by digital feudalism, where a few powerful entities wield control over all of us digital serfs? In this series, Jordan Erica Webber looks at inter...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Erica Webber

Preview MAISON&OBJET : Enceinte PR/01 par La Boite Concept

Vendredi 19 janvier, tous les regards sont tournés vers Maison & Objet, une nouvelle édition qui s’annonce riche de découvertes et nouveautés. La boite Concept s’apprête à dévoiler la PR/01, une toute nouvelle enceinte haute fidélité en collaboration avec Native Union. Habitués des laptops haute fidélité, ils déclinent leur expertise et imaginent un tout nouveau format qui viendra compléter leur catalogue. « PR / 01 est une enceinte Bluetooth® innovante compacte à la profondeur de son inégalée...
Tags: Books, Video, Design, Technology, France, Speaker, High Tech, Maison Objet, Maison et Objet, Enceinte, Made In France, La Boite Concept

Crunch Report | Amazon reveals 20 finalists for second HQ

The 20 finalist cities for Amazon’s second HQ are announced, HuffPost drops its free contributor platform and Uber’s SoftBank deal officially closes. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
Tags: Amazon, TC, Uber, Daily, Technology, News, Review, Softbank, Tech, Report, Cities, Silicon Valley, Recap, Hands On, TechCrunch, Disrupt

Faculty Vacancy in JNTU Kakinada 2018

Faculty Vacancy in JNTU Kakinada     Online Applications are invited by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological  University (JNTU), Kakinada,  Andhra Pradesh  for  Phase-I and Phase-II recruitment of following faculty sarkari naukri vacancy posts of Assistant Professors and Associate Professors in various subjects/ disciplines  2018 : Faculty vacancies Assistant... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (SarkariNaukriBlog com)]
Tags: Technology, Jobs, Ap, Online, University, Faculty, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, JNTU Kakinada

IBM ends 22-quarter streak of falling revenue

The fourth-quarter sales gain of 4 percent was modest, and it won’t erase the doubts of industry analysts who are skeptical that a genuine turnaround is underway at IBM.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Ibm

Your Tree Stand is Calling: Bushnell’s New Impulse Trail Camera

Bushnell recently announced a new Impulse trail camera that is said to dramatically improve cellular connectivity and and imaging. The new cameras come in two versions – one for AT&T networks and one for Verizon networks. According to the company, photos can be sent via any cellular network with both cameras. However, it appears that […] Read More … The post Your Tree Stand is Calling: Bushnell’s New Impulse Trail Camera appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Verizon, Technology, News, Guns, Breaking News, Bushnell, Trail Camera, Shooting Accessories

Seattle startup generator Pioneer Square Labs raises $15 million

The company has spun out nine startups and will use the new investment, primarily from Boulder-based Foundry Group, to churn out more.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Boulder, Seattle, Foundry Group, Pioneer Square Labs

Apple will pay $38 billion in tax and repatriate about $250 billion

Apple announced a new set of investments to support the American economy and its workforce, concentrated in three areas where Apple has had the greatest impact on job creation: direct employment by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Apple, Technology, World, United States, Innovation, Economic Impact

Rental Review – Mishaps With Maven

General Motors launched its Maven rideshare service in 2016 with the goal of providing renters with a taste of its vehicles, while also bringing in a little extra revenue. The service offers a wide array of vehicles ranging from small hatchbacks like the Chevrolet Spark to large SUVs like the Tahoe. The service is available […] The post Rental Review – Mishaps With Maven appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, General Motors, Autos, Rental Car, Rideshare, Chevrolet, Car Reviews, Malibu, Spark, Maven, Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Spark, GM Maven

Absences, Surprises in Amazon’s Final List of 20 Cities for HQ2

And then there were 20. Amazon has winnowed down the field of 238 submissions from communities around North America vying to host a second headquarters (HQ2) of the Seattle-based tech giant Most large cities with existing or emerging tech hubs appear on the list, from Austin, TX, and Boston, MA, to Washington, DC, and Toronto, Canada—the only non-U.S. city to make the finals. There were a few notable absences from the list, released early today. Detroit, MI, which had high expectations as...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Startups, Facebook, New York, Texas, Technology, Jobs, Whole Foods, Boston, Immigration, Employment, Toronto, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta

See how the 20 Amazon HQ2 finalists compare, and vote on your choice

An interactive comparison of the Amazon HQ2 finalists
Tags: Amazon, Business, Technology, News

Intel Claims 90 Percent of Affected CPUs Have Live Patches Just as Rumors of New Attacks Arrive

This morning in a press release, Intel announced that it has “issued firmware updates for 90 percent of Intel CPUs introduced in the past five years.” But it’s possible the flurry of patches is just beginning.Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Technology, Intel, Meltdown, Skyfall, Spectre, Consumer Tech

Singapore creates AI, robotics, data analytics and IoT lab

Under a five-year partnership, Singtel, NTU Singapore and the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF Singapore) will establish a S$42.4 million corporate lab, to be called Singtel Cognitive and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Science, Technology, Singapore, Future, World, Artificial Intelligence, Cities, Drones, Innovation, Robotics, Smart Cities, Singtel, Singtel NTU, National Research Foundation Singapore NRF

Microwave ovens as costly as seven million cars

UK study finds popular cooking devices carry enormous environmental drawbacks. Andrew Masterson reports.
Tags: UK, Technology, Andrew Masterson

CES 2018: Never work with children, animals or… robots

The Drum recently published this article by our Head of Creative Technology, Matthew Payne, offering his top trends to watch (and not) from this year’s CES event. They’ve been kind enough to let us reproduce it below. This year’s CES has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons. First there was CLOi – LG’s AI powered bot which developed an unfortunate case of stage fright during a demo event. Then heavy Vegas rain led to flooding in the Google booth; fortunately the internet giant ha...
Tags: Apple, Google, Technology, Seo, Ces, Toyota, Bmw, Lg, Razer, Voice, Alexa, Thought Leadership, Linda, Matthew Payne, Future Tech, Creative Technology

Drones help scientists monitor endangered sea turtles

The drones revealed that the numbers for olive ridleys were higher than thought.
Tags: Technology, News

Coursera and Google Launch an Online Certificate Program to Help Students Become IT Professionals & Get Attractive Jobs

If you've so much as set foot in the realm of massive online open courses (MOOCs) — a list of which we offer right here on Open Culture — you've no doubt heard of Coursera, which, since it started up in 2012, has become one of the biggest MOOC providers around. Like most growing Silicon Valley companies, Coursera has branched out in several different directions, bringing in courses from universities from all over the world as well as offering certificate and Master's programs. Now, in pa...
Tags: Google, Technology, College, Queens, Online Courses, Silicon Valley, Seoul, United, Coursera, Facebook Twitter, UPMC, Ingrid Lunden, Colin Marshall, Lunden, 21st Century Los Angeles, Leading Universities

Amazon shortlists 20 cities for second headquarters

Shortlist selected from 238 proposals includes one Canadian siteStiff competition for $5bn second HQ that could bring 50,000 jobs Related: Amazon seeks prime North American spot for second headquarters Amazon released a list of 20 cities on Thursday which it is considering for its second headquarters, including established technology hubs like Boston and Pittsburgh as well as more surprising choices such as Columbus, Ohio. Continue reading...
Tags: Amazon, Technology, Boston, US news, Pittsburgh, Columbus Ohio Continue

How can I remove unwanted apps from Windows 10?

Tony hates apps such as Cortana, Edge, Xbox, Groove and would like to uninstall them. But should he? Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, Microsoft, Computing, Windows 10, Tony

Bitcoin's fluctuations are too much for even ransomware cybercriminals

Malware developers have had to demand ransoms in local currencies as they attempt to not price their targets outBitcoin’s price swings are so huge that even ransomware developers are dialling back their reliance on the currency, according to researchers at cybersecurity firm Proofpoint.Over the last quarter of 2017, researchers saw a fall of 73% in payment demands denominated in bitcoin. When demanding money to unlock a victim’s data, cybercriminals are now more likely to simply ask for a figure...
Tags: Technology, Malware, Bitcoin, Data and computer security, Cryptocurrencies

QOTD: Has Technology Ever Saved Your Hide?

It’s looking like the winter of 2018 is something many of us will talk about, probably with much venom and/or wonder, in the years to come. Unpredictable, erratic, and prone to extremes — at least so far. North Carolina received a blizzard yesterday, providing Bozi Tatarevic’s WRX with an opportunity to shine. As for myself, […] The post QOTD: Has Technology Ever Saved Your Hide? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Safety, Autos, North Carolina, Qotd, Question of the Day, Bozi Tatarevic, Driver Aids

Tide Pod challenge: YouTube clamps down on 'dangerous' detergent dare

Trend of biting into soap tabs for bragging rights elicits warnings from watchdogs, poison control centres and Procter & GambleGoogle has started clamping down on YouTube videos displaying the “Tide Pod challenge”, in which people record themselves intentionally biting into laundry detergent tabs to gain bragging rights.The trend, which reportedly started as a joke, has gone viral, eliciting warnings from watchdogs, poison control centres and Tide manufacturer Procter & Gamble. Now Google has st...
Tags: Google, Technology, Youtube, Procter & Gamble, Alphabet, Procter GambleGoogle, Procter Gamble Now Google

Quantum dots shine

Tiny crystals known as quantum dots give off incredibly bright light.
Tags: Technology