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Cyber Worries Help Push Doomsday Clock Closer to 2020-02-07 07:00:00The hands on the iconic "Doomsday Clock" moved to just 100 seconds to midnight last month. That is the closest they have come to the final hour sinc

The Two Faces of Open Source: ECT News 2020-02-06 14:00:00The open source software movement has evolved dramatically over the past two decades. Many businesses that once considered open source a threat now re

Oops - Google May Have Sent Your Embarrassing 2020-02-05 07:00:00Google misdirected a number of private videos that users of its Google Photos app intended to back up to Google Takeout, sending them instead to stran

Bridging the IoT Innovation-Security Gap 2020-02-04 10:00:00There is a problem with the Internet of Things: It's incredibly insecure. This is not a problem that is inherent to the idea of smart devices. Wearab

Coronavirus Pandemic: 6 Things We Should Be Doing 2020-02-03 17:35:39As I write this, the first studies of the Coronavirus outbreak are coming in. The count now exceeds 17,500 cases in 24 countries. There have been more

Solus Shines With Plasma Desktop Options 2020-01-31 14:40:22Solus, an independent Linux distro based in Ireland, is built from scratch on the Linux kernel and the flagship Budgie desktop. This week's release b

Tech's Role in Addressing Coronavirus and Other 2020-01-31 07:00:00WHO has declared the coronavirus a global health emergency in recognition that the disease risk no longer is confined to China. UN member countries ma

From Personal to Planetary: ECT News Roundtable, Episode 2020-01-30 15:47:17We asked ECT News Network's roundtable of industry insiders to reflect on their own personal tech preferences, to speculate on what popular gadgets m

DoubleTake App Turns Your iPhone Into a Multi-Cam 2020-01-29 07:00:00A new iPhone app allows you to capture two high-quality video streams simultaneously from any of the mobile device's cameras. Called "DoubleTake,"

Petitioners Demand Microsoft Release a Free Windows 7 2020-01-28 15:03:16The Free Software Foundation wants Microsoft to keep Windows 7 alive as a free operating system. Microsoft stopped providing free security patches and

With Foldable Razr, Motorola Makes Bid for Old 2020-01-28 13:06:32Motorola is taking orders for its $1,499 Razr foldable smartphone, and units are expected to start shipping on Feb. 6. Motorola made its mark on the m

Is Icahn Attempting a Hostile Takeover of HP? 2020-01-27 19:00:16When it comes to any merger, you often can't trust the reason the firms are merging, particularly if financial rather than operational managers are d

PCWorld

Watch The Full Nerd talk about GPU news 2020-02-18 13:51:00Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show covers the announcement of the special GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Cyb

Asus blames AMD guidelines for high ROG Strix 2020-02-18 12:01:00The Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 5700 XT is one of the most premium custom RX 5700 XT models around, pairing a top-end PCB with the company’s beastl

You can't buy Nvidia's ultra-rare GeForce RTX 2080 2020-02-18 10:48:00Nvidia’s back with another drop-dead gorgeous themed graphics card, but unlike the Star Wars Titan Xp Collector’s Edition, the new one won

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X60 5G modem has an 2020-02-18 10:00:00Qualcomm has unveiled the next generation of its 5G modem, the X60, and it's a thinly veiled bid to lock up the iPhone.

Ring beefs up its security with mandatory 2FA, 2020-02-18 09:58:00Ring flips on mandatory two-factor authentication in an effort to clean up its image.

How to create and customize tables in Microsoft 2020-02-18 06:30:00Creating tables in Microsoft Word used to be so annoying that most people just did it in Excel, then imported it into Word. It's worth giving Word 20

Anker Nebula Soundbar—Fire TV Edition review: Great Fire 2020-02-18 06:00:00This 2.1-channel soundbar comes with Fire TV and Alexa onboard, but we weren’t impressed by its mediocre audio.

MSI Prestige 14 review: Workhorse power in a 2020-02-18 06:00:00All laptops are a compromise in design and MSI’s Prestige 14 is no different. Even so, there’s a lot to love about what is likely the most

Use your TV as a computer monitor: Everything 2020-02-17 09:01:00You’re not the first person who’s wondered what it would be like to have a giant desktop monitor. Think of all the multi-tasking and immer

Maximus Answer DualCam Video Doorbell review: That second 2020-02-17 06:00:00This is a good video doorbell, but you’ll need a subscription to get the most value from it.

If the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X 2020-02-15 14:49:00Sony caused quite a stir this week, as reports emerged (originating with Bloomberg Tech) about the cost of the PlayStation 5. Not the price consumers

Report: Microsoft Surface Book 3, Surface Go 2 2020-02-14 15:16:00Microsoft has scheduled a long-overdue refresh of the Surface Book and Surface Go lineup for this spring, according to a report, which also claims the

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Elon Musk takes shot at Bill Gates, cites 2020-02-18 08:04:01Following an interview where Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates revealed that he purchased a new Porsche and gave credit to Elon Musk's Tesla for pushin

Loch Ness monster: A history of the legendary 2020-02-18 07:45:26There's no reason to think that the Loch Ness monster – colloquially known as "Nessie" – exists. However, the legen

Could hackers turn satellites into weapons? 2020-02-17 17:01:51Hackers could shut down satellites and potentially turn them into weapons, an expert on cyber conflict warns

Navy preps its new USS Ford carrier for 2020-02-17 15:24:11Navy weapons developers say the service’s emerging Ford-class carriers are engineered for the purpose of enabling a much higher volume of high-s

Hamas hackers attempted to 'catfish' Israeli soldiers 2020-02-17 09:46:30Hamas hackers have targeted Israeli soldiers’ phones with fake social media profiles, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

US military's 'Jetson' laser can ID your unique 2020-02-17 05:00:59The U.S. military could soon spot you in a crowd — not by your face or your gait, but by your unique heartbeat rhythm. The Pentagon recentl

Router checks, free credit reports, Windows help, and 2020-02-16 04:00:09Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products, and all things digital.

Google marks Susan B. Anthony birthday, women’s suffrage 2020-02-15 11:34:44Women’s rights activist Susan B. Anthony and her long fight for women’s right to vote are getting their moment in the spotlight on Google&

Best internet deals to save money and maximize 2020-02-15 04:00:17Since you signed up for your internet service, you probably haven't given it much thought. It works, so why bother? But a new plan might better suit

What is Daylight Saving Time? 2020-02-14 20:14:42In the coming weeks, many Americans will continue the annual exercise of setting their clocks forward an hour in the name of daylight saving time.&nbs

Coronavirus-battling robots deployed to help fight deadly outbreak 2020-02-14 16:05:25Could robots be a vital weapon in the battle against the deadly coronavirus?

Army Research Lab explores new '6G' and beyond 2020-02-14 12:49:04A dismounted soldier taking enemy fire in a high-intensity combat engagement comes across a vital enemy location, snaps a quick photo of the area with

TechCrunch

Snap accelerator names its latest cohort New! 2020-02-19 17:32:43Yellow, the accelerator program launched by Snap in 2018, has selected ten companies to join its latest cohort. The new batch of startups coming from

Gmail finally makes it easier to search your New! 2020-02-19 17:25:56Gmail’s search is getting a significant update that will allow users to more easily narrow results to help them find a specific email. Before to

Netflix acquires Adam McKay’s asteroid comedy ‘Don’t Look New! 2020-02-19 16:21:32Netflix announced today that it has acquired “Don’t Look Up,” a comedy written and directed by Adam McKay, with Jennifer Lawrence at

Thomas Kurian on his first year as Google New! 2020-02-19 16:15:31“Yes.” That was Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian’s simple answer when I asked if he thought he’d achieved what he set out to do

VCs to antitrust officials: We’d rather take our New! 2020-02-19 16:00:39Last week at Stanford, antitrust officials from the U.S. Department of Justice organized a day-long conference that engaged numerous venture capitalis

Equity shot: What’s going on with Tesla’s stock New! 2020-02-19 15:22:18This is the first Equity Shot in a while. Most of the time Equity comes out on Friday. But sometimes, a topic comes up that demands more immediate att

Expanding its women’s health benefits offerings for employers, New! 2020-02-19 14:46:03Over the past 12 months, Maven, the benefits provider focused on women’s health and family planning, has expanded its customer base to include m

Zero Motorcycles unveils new SR/S — a full-fairing New! 2020-02-19 14:44:23California-based mobility startup Zero Motorcycles has a new e-moto in its lineup — the fully-faired SR/S, unveiled today in New York. The compa

Sling TV reports first-ever subscriber decline New! 2020-02-19 14:41:38Increased competition from competitors like Hulu and YouTube TV and even Netflix has finally taken its toll on Dish’s live TV streaming service,

MIT system predicts the best way to deflect New! 2020-02-19 14:22:27We’re not in immediate danger of any asteroids colliding with Earth — at least not as far as anyone’s aware. But it’s not like

Announcing the final agenda for Robotics + AI New! 2020-02-19 13:45:48TechCrunch is returning to UC Berkeley on March 3 to bring together some of the most influential minds in robotics and artificial intelligence. Each y

Google launches the first developer preview of Android New! 2020-02-19 13:35:51With the days of desert-themed releases officially behind it, Google today announced the first developer preview of Android 11, which is now available