In a settlement with the FTC, the company said it wouldn’t mislead users about the security of their data.
Targeted ads that seem to follow us everywhere online may soon be doing the same on our TV. From a report: The Federal Communications Commission is poised to approve a new broadcast standard that will let broadcasters do something cable TV companies already do: harvest data about what you watch so advertisers can customize pitches. […]
Slim bezels, no fingerprint reader on the front, and yeah, a headphone jack.
Enlarge / THE BIGGEST LOSER — Season 13 Live Finale. (credit: Getty | NBC) Switching up your diet can help you shed pounds. But to keep that lost bulge at bay, ambitious dieters may have to turn to exercise—a lot of exercise—according to a study on 14 former contestants of The Biggest Loser. On average, the […]
Enlarge (credit: Waymo) ATWATER, Calif.—I’ve never ridden in a car with no one in the driver’s seat before. Still, I wasn’t exactly blown away. We’ve known for several years now that Waymo’s (previously Google’s) cars can handle most road conditions without a safety driver intervening. Last year, the company reported that its cars could go about 5,000 miles on […]
Home plate umpire Bill Miller’s generous strike zone provided a giant target for social media.
Comedians Stephen Colbert and Nick Kroll will donate to Puerto Rico hurricane relief for each gawky puberty pic tweeted by a star.
Enlarge / HP Z8 Workstation (credit: HP) If you’re a demanding computer user, sometimes your 13″ Ultrabook laptop just won’t quite cut it. For those looking for a little more computing power, HP’s new Z8 workstation could be just the answer. The latest iteration of HP’s desktop workstations packs in a pair of Intel Skylake-SP […]
There are more than 1 billion cellphone users in India, which abruptly went cashless last November. These two developments play nicely into the vision of Ezetap, a six-year-old, Bangalore-based startup whose software as a service is used by more than 200,000 merchants. Read More