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Brian Barrett / Wired:
How streaming boxes running open source Kodi media player software have made video piracy easy with third-party add-ons   —  THE KODI BOX pitch is hard to resist.  A little black plastic square, in look not much different from a Roku or Apple TV, and similar in function as well.
Oct 30, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
iPhone X first look: nice big screen in compact form factor and improved battery life, but Face ID didn't always work   —  How do you show off the most anticipated product in years?  That was my dilemma with the iPhone X. Since my unit was one of the first few released into the wild …
Oct 30, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
A look back at Google Goggles, an early precursor to modern mobile AR-infused camera apps like Snapchat   —  GOOGLE'S FIRST PUBLIC foray into augmented reality began with an argument in a bar.  It was 2008, and David Petrou, a longtime Google engineer, was sitting in a Brooklyn watering hole explaining …
Oct 29, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context
Adam Fisher / Wired:
Profile of former Apple exec and Nest co-founder Tony Fadell, as he announces launch of his investment fund Future Shape   —  TONY FADELL IS at the Grove, a spectacularly beautiful country estate outside of London.  The event is Founders Forum: the ultra ­exclusive invite-only tech conference.
Oct 21, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / Wired:
Internal email details Twitter's plans to update rules on abuse, including expanding reporting options, hiding hate symbols behind warnings, more   —  WHEN TWITTER COULD take credit for revolutionary political movements like the Arab Spring, it was easy for the company's executives to joke about their liberal stance on free speech.
Oct 17, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Google launches new “advanced protection” setting for Google accounts of high-risk users, which requires use of a hardware key with every login   —  WHEN IT COMES to the eternal tradeoff between digital security and convenience, most tech firms focus their efforts on the vast majority …
Oct 17, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
The difficulty of the three steps required to hack power grids explains why actual disruptions are so rare   —  IN 2017, IT can sometimes seem like power grids are practically crawling with digital intruders.  Over just the last four months, news has emerged that Russian hackers penetrated …
Oct 16, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Profile of Mapper, which aims to help autonomous cars navigate by crowdsourcing mapping data from dashboard-based devices installed in everyday vehicles   —  I went for a drive in San Francisco's Mission District last month.  It was late morning, and there wasn't much traffic.
Oct 14, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Jessi Hempel / Wired:
Snapchat debuts context cards to let you hail rides, book tables, and more by swiping up on some Snaps; partners include Foursquare, OpenTable, and Lyft   —  I don't know I've reached Snap's global headquarters until I am standing in front of them, leaning on the handle of my rolling suitcase and puzzling over a map app.
Oct 10, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Tim O'Reilly talks about his new book, WTF: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us, and how tech is a positive force despite current issues   —  For more than two decades, Tim O'Reilly has been the conscience of the tech industry.  Originally a publisher of technical manuals …
Oct 9, 2017, 2:45 AMIn context

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