2 Days Ago The suit says Confide has some holes that make it possible to screenshot “secure” messages. Confide, an “off the record” messaging service, has been mentioned several times as a tool that White House staff, as well as Republican insiders, use to privately send information.
2 Days Ago An incident report compiled by an Environment Health and Safety contractor working for Apple mistakenly sent to hundreds of Apple employees and leaked to Gizmodo includes tantalizing clues about some of the new products the notoriously secretive tech company may be cooking up.
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3 Days Ago Amazon, Facebook, Google and Snap are among those filing. Amazon, Facebook, Google, Snap and more than 150 other tech giants told a federal court in Virginia today that it should toss President Donald Trump’s second attempt to ban refugees and travelers from many majority-Muslim countries.
4 Days Ago Intel will unveil its Basin Falls platform, i.e. Skylake-X, Kaby Lake-X processors and X299 chipset, at Computex 2017 in Taipei during May 30-June 3 two months earlier than originally scheduled, and will bring forward the launch of Coffee Lake microarchitecture based on a 14nm process node from January 2018 originally to August 2017, to cope with increasing competition from AMD's Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 processors, according to Taiwan-based PC vendors.
4 Days Ago Bigger than Walmart’s deal for Jet.com. PetSmart has made the biggest e-commerce acquisition in history, snatching up fast-growing pet food and product site Chewy.com for $3.35 billion, according to multiple sources familiar with the deal.
4 Days Ago Microsoft is planning to throttle the amount of power that background apps can use to improve battery life in Windows 10. The software giant is testing out a new power throttling feature in the latest Windows 10 preview build (16176) which is designed to save as much as 11 percent battery usage.
4 Days Ago Apple today updated several of its Mac and iOS apps, making them available for all Mac and iOS users for free. iMovie, Numbers, Keynote, Pages, and GarageBand for both Mac and iOS devices have been updated and are now listed in the App Store for free.
4 Days Ago Introducing Facebook Spaces, a new VR app where you hang out with friends in a fun, interactive virtual environment as if you were in the same room.
4 Days Ago Casey Newton, writing for The Verge: But across a wide swath of major publishers, results have been uniformly weak. “The revenue in no way backed up the amount of time that was being spent on it,” says Jason Kint, CEO of Digital Content Next.
5 Days Ago As a kid, you probably came up with a lot of terrible ideas your parents wisely stopped you from carrying out; that’s why you’re alive today.
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5 Days Ago Mice are a critical component of most gaming PCs. I would venture to say a portion of the TR audience would accept furry mice into their kitchens rather than give up the plastic rodent attached to their entertainment or productivity computer.
5 Days Ago The next iteration of Ecobee’s connected thermostat will likely include the ability to talk to Alexa. Marketing materials obtained by Dave Zatz depict the Ecobee4 with a blue light at the top, which is a pretty obvious Alexa giveaway.
6 Days Ago In a bit of breaking news this morning, it appears that Intel has decided to cancel their Intel Developer Forum tradeshow going forward, including this summer’s expected IDF17.