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After selling his company to Facebook for $19 billion, Brian Acton joins #deleteFacebook

After selling his company to Facebook for $19 billion, Brian Acton joins #deleteFacebook

Brian Acton, the co-founder of messaging service WhatsApp (which Facebook bought in 2014 for $19 billion) is now joining the chorus of the #deletefacebook movement. It is time. #deletefacebook — Brian
HP LaserJet Pro M15, M28 tiny printers are for micro businesses

HP LaserJet Pro M15, M28 tiny printers are for micro businesses

HP has launched what it says is the smallest laser printers of their kind, the HP LaserJet Pro M15 and M28 series. Laser printers are popular given the huge cost of printer ink, but more often than
HP LaserJet Pro M15, M28 tiny printers are for micro businesses

HP LaserJet Pro M15, M28 tiny printers are for micro businesses

HP has launched what it says is the smallest laser printers of their kind, the HP LaserJet Pro M15 and M28 series. Laser printers are popular given the huge cost of printer ink, but more often than
Guns N’ Roses alum Matt Sorum rocks beyond blockchain to fight labels, YouTube

Guns N’ Roses alum Matt Sorum rocks beyond blockchain to fight labels, YouTube

Former Guns N Roses drummer Matt Sorum discusses how he's left behind his wild, drug-fueled days as a rock star to be a founding member of Artbit, an innovative new platform designed to make
Look out, Alexa and Google Assistant — Watson Assistant is coming for you

Look out, Alexa and Google Assistant — Watson Assistant is coming for you

Watson, the supercomputer that has won Jeopardy!, helped Marchesa design a dress, and analyzed tennis matches at the U.S. Open, is now coming to your home, and a whole lot of other places, too. The
Hackers could have credit card numbers of 880,000 Orbitz users

Hackers could have credit card numbers of 880,000 Orbitz users

Did you book travel on Orbitz in 2016 or 2017? User data could have been accessed by hackers, Orbitz said on Tuesday. The company hasn't yet found if the data was compromised but says a breach makes
The best gaming desktops for 2019

The best gaming desktops for 2019

PC gaming doesn't always come cheap, but it doesn't have to be extortionate either. In this guide we've put together a list of the best gaming PCs you can buy, with everything from the big and flashy,
An A.I. distinguishes between biological males and females based on a smile

An A.I. distinguishes between biological males and females based on a smile

A new artificial intelligence has found an accurate way of distinguishing between images of biological males and females -- and all it needs to do is to take a look at their smile! The post An A.I.
World’s Largest SSD Claims 100TB Capacity, Multi-Processor Architecture

World’s Largest SSD Claims 100TB Capacity, Multi-Processor Architecture

Nimbus Data is claiming a new record for largest SSD, with 100TB of storage in a 3.5-inch form factor and a new multi-processor architecture. The post World’s Largest SSD Claims 100TB Capacity,

Everledger’s Kemp and OmiseGO’s Hasegawa join TC Blockchain

Blockchain technology and the decentralizing effects of distributed ledgers have enormous amounts of potential and may mean the Internet will never be the same again. The fact that one could
A 15-year-old hacked the secure Ledger crypto wallet

A 15-year-old hacked the secure Ledger crypto wallet

A 15-year-old programmer named Saleem Rashid discovered a flaw in the popular Ledger hardware wallet that allowed hackers to grab secret PINs before or after the device was shipped. The holes, which
AMD Responds to CTS Labs Security Allegations, Resolutions Incoming

AMD Responds to CTS Labs Security Allegations, Resolutions Incoming

AMD has now responded to CTS Labs' initial findings, kicking the legs out from one of the company's defenses for its own actions in the process. The post AMD Responds to CTS Labs Security Allegations,
Microsoft’s Next Windows Update Will Include a Much Faster Reboot Phase

Microsoft’s Next Windows Update Will Include a Much Faster Reboot Phase

Upcoming major OS updates will take longer to install, but your PC won't be offline for as long. The post Microsoft’s Next Windows Update Will Include a Much Faster Reboot Phase appeared first on
IBM’s Power9 Could Dent x86 Server Market With Emphasis On GPU Compute

IBM’s Power9 Could Dent x86 Server Market With Emphasis On GPU Compute

Intel's x86 architecture dominates the server space, but don't count Power9 out altogether. IBM's CPU family is picking up design wins from companies working in AI and data centers. The post IBM’s
Mobile gaming is having a moment, and Apple has the reins

Mobile gaming is having a moment, and Apple has the reins

It’s moved beyond tradition and into the realm of meme that Apple manages to dominate the news cycle around major industry events, all while not actually participating in said events. CES rolls around

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is the way to wean yourself off of DSLRs

Samsung has a new smartphone out, the Galaxy S9 (and S9+). It’s the latest flagship from one of the top smartphone makers in the world, but this year’s version has a lot in common with last year’s
Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica Scandal: How We Got Here

Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica Scandal: How We Got Here

Facebook has been in trouble for its privacy policies before, but this time it is getting international attention and affecting its stock price. We dive into how it got here. The post appeared first
Windows Server 2019 Now Available In Preview With New Web Interface, Higher Costs

Windows Server 2019 Now Available In Preview With New Web Interface, Higher Costs

Microsoft's Windows Server 2019 is now in preview mode, with a new web interface, fresh security features, and oh yeah -- higher prices. The post Windows Server 2019 Now Available In Preview With New
The 8 Most Important Changes in the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

The 8 Most Important Changes in the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

The new version (known more formally as build 1803) should start hitting PCs next month, and it includes a ton of functional changes. So many, in fact, that it can be easy to feel overwhelmed with all
South Korea fines Facebook $300K for allegedly throttling its services

South Korea fines Facebook $300K for allegedly throttling its services

The Korea Communications Commission determined that Facebook intentionally throttled its services while negotiating fees with South Korean ISPs, breaking one of the local laws. Facebook says it can't