Techmeme

Results 21 - 30 of about 667:

Ian Sherr / CNET:
Microsoft announces Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, a disc-free Xbox One S launching May 7 for $249 with a 1TB HDD and three games; preorders open now   —  Microsoft is preparing to sell a new Xbox unlike any it's offered before.  The gadget is missing a disc drive.
Apr 16, 2019, 5:30 PMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Google updates its login system with support for FIDO2, allowing users to log into its services with hardware security keys on Firefox and Edge   —  Google has updated its support for hardware security keys so you no longer need to rely on its Chrome browser to log into websites like Gmail, YouTube and G Suite.
Mar 29, 2019, 7:30 PMIn context
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET:
Apple Card, which comes to the US this summer, encourages Apple Pay usage but also offers a physical card that doesn't show card number, CVV, or expiration date   —  Apple turned the world of credit cards on its head on Monday by introducing its very own credit card: Apple Card.
Mar 25, 2019, 6:00 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
LA to limit scooter companies that don't share GPS data with the city to 30-day permit and 3K scooter fleet, while those that do can have fleets of up to 10.5K   —  Los Angeles is pumping the brakes on scooter companies that won't tell it what part of the city you're wheeling around.
Mar 23, 2019, 11:55 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
US retailers are deploying facial recognition tech to fight shoplifters, raising privacy concerns due to lack of legal restrictions or rules to prevent abuse   —  At my bodega down the block, photos of shoplifters sometimes litter the windows, a warning to would-be thieves that they're being watched.
Mar 21, 2019, 7:05 AMIn context
Scott Stein / CNET:
Qualcomm says it is developing Snapdragon-powered VR and AR headsets that will double as wireless VR for PCs, with hardware arriving this year   —  There are just too many VR helmets and goggles out there — getting even one on your face is enough of a struggle.
Mar 20, 2019, 6:45 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Case reports shed light on how deputies in the Washington County Sheriff's Office in Oregon are using Amazon's facial recognition software to investigate crimes   —  On a Saturday afternoon in late November 2017, a woman walked into a Wilco Farm store in Oregon, stuffed a $130 pair of Georgia Boots in her purse and walked out.
Mar 20, 2019, 2:50 PMIn context
Scott Stein / CNET:
HP Reverb, a lightweight $600 VR headset that's slated to arrive late April, has ~24 pixels per degree vs. ~14 on the Vive Pro, but pixels are still discernable   —  Virtual reality headsets are going through a hardware evolution, slowly, with eye tracking, wireless connections, wider fields of view and higher resolutions.
Mar 19, 2019, 10:51 AMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Jury finds that Apple has infringed on three Qualcomm patents and awards $31M to the wireless chip maker in a lawsuit that was filed in July 2017 in San Diego   —  Apple violated three Qualcomm patents and should pay the chipmaker $31 million for infringing on its technology, a jury decided Friday …
Mar 15, 2019, 4:00 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
Alphabet's Jigsaw releases Tune, a Chrome extension that filters out “toxic” comments on Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Disqus using its Perspective AI   —  The comments sections of websites bring out the best and worst of the internet — engaging insights are often found right next to enraging insults.
Mar 12, 2019, 7:30 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
Roche Transforms Processes That Help Millions of Patients  —  “We're actually managing 30% more projects with the same number of project managers as we were before.”  Watch the video here.
TWiT.tv:
Tech Podcasts from Every Angle  —  TWiT.tv covers the latest in news, privacy, hacking, security, plus reviews of smartphones, laptops, tablets, and wearables.  If it has a chip, Leo Laporte and friends have a podcast on it.
Zoho:
3 things to know before hosting a Twitter chat  —  We are in a world of infinite scrolling and relentless trolling, putting brands under constant pressure to try something novel in order to succeed.
Google Cloud:
What does the future of cloud computing hold  —  and what does this mean for businesses?  We looked at the data, talked to luminaries, and listened to customers across the world.  Here's what they said.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Find out who the top reporters are in 40 different tech categories  —  Who are the most influential writers on topics like AI, VR, IoT, or e-commerce?  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to find out.