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Brian Barrett / Wired:
On April 4, both Pornhub and its sister site, YouPorn, will switch to HTTPS by default, a month after popular adult site RedTube made the transition   —  As the internet continues to limp toward better security, sites have increasingly embraced HTTPS encryption.
Mar 30, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
300 of Intel's Shooting Star drones were used for a choreographed light show for Super Bowl halftime show, which was taped last week because of FAA regulations   —  The best Super Bowl halftime shows leave indelible memories, be it a notorious wardrobe malfunction, that goofy Left Shark …
Feb 5, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
How Lego built Lego Life, its child-friendly social network with Instagram-style profiles, a news feed, and more, available now on iOS and Android   —  There are Lego bricks and Lego movies, Lego videogames and Lego books.  The stackable, sortable plastic molds permeate all corners of society.
Jan 31, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
IBM launches Watson for Cybersecurity beta program involving 40 companies across indurstries like finance, healthcare, and more   —  You may know Watson as IBM's Jeopardy-winning, cookbook-writing, dress-designing, weather-predicting supercomputer-of-all trades.
Dec 6, 2016, 7:10 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
Apple's new TV app, designed to track favorite shows across apps, does not include Netflix or Amazon, and most streaming services require cable log-in   —  The Apple TV has a new app, called simply TV, that promises to help make sense of the 1600 video content providers that have apps on the platform.
Oct 27, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
Developers behind Dark Sky app launch new free weather site with web-specific features like detailed microclimates, weather at different altitudes, more   —  If you use Dark Sky as their weather app of choice—or just happen to enjoy gloriously rendered maps of weather movement …
Sep 21, 2016, 8:55 AMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
OnePlus 3 to launch globally on June 14 without an invite system   —  When the remarkable OnePlus One arrived two years ago, it made people reimagine the $300 smartphone.  But it also made everyone reimagine how they buy a phone, with an invitation-based system as frustrating as it was arcane.
Jun 1, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
How IBM researchers are teaching Watson to analyze and identify cybersecurity threats in the hope of launching to enterprise customers this year   —  IBM's Watson supercomputer hardly needs any more resumé-padding.  It's already won Jeopardy, written a cookbook, and dabbled in revolutionizing healthcare.
May 11, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
A look at how Netflix handles major premieres, VPN usage, local competition, and more after expansion to 130 new countries   —  Netflix's Grand, Daring, Maybe Crazy Plan to Conquer the World  —  Late into the night on St. Patrick's Day, Netflix hosted a makeshift “war room” at the company's Silicon Valley headquarters.
Mar 27, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
IRS now says hackers accessed 700K+ taxpayer accounts, not 334K it disclosed in August, will begin mailing affected taxpayers on Feb. 29   —  Hack Brief: Last Year's IRS Hack Was Way Worse Than We Realized  —  Last year, a hack of the US Office of Personnel Management exposed the personal information …
Feb 26, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context

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