Monthly Archives: March 2016

Google reverses Gmail April 1 prank after users mistakently put GIFs into important emails

 It’s past midday on April 1 in some parts of the world, so already we’re seeing some of the inevitable glut of April Fools Day announcements from tech companies. There looks to be one (surprising) early loser: Google. Read More

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Here are 14 actual pictures of Tesla’s $35,000 Model 3

 Good photos of Tesla’s shiny new Model 3 might be hard to come by right now, thanks to some peculiar rules at tonight’s unveiling. So, well, here: 14 actual photos of the actual car, as taken by myself and a

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Gizmag job advertisement – Mobile Technology Journalist

Since 2002, Gizmag has been covering the latest developments in mobile technology, consumer electronics, science and transport. We’re now one of the largest independent technology publications in the world, and we’re looking for a US-based journalist specializing in mobile tech

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Many Brits now do not trust online banking

Almost half of people living in the UK (48 percent) fear either their identities, or their banking data will be stolen. Those are the results of a new survey from financial technology company Intelligent Environments. According to the report, the

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An Apple 40th birthday reflection

Summer 1984, Chapel Hill, N.C., I learned something about prejudice and discrimination in America and saw my first Macintosh. Strangely, looking back at Apple, which celebrates its 40th birthday today, the two things connect. As I reflected in Jan. 18, 2004,

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With Hospital Ransomware Infections, the Patients Are at Risk

Ransomware that locks up patient data in hospitals is disrupting medical care, and the problem is set to get worse.

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This is Tesla’s Model 3

 And there it is. After years of speculation, the Tesla Model 3 has been unveiled. We’re live in Hawthorne, CA, where the company has just shown the car for the very first time. Story actively developing; refresh for updates as

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Activate cloaking device: Hiding Earth from unfriendly aliens using lasers

In recent years, mankind has become very good at finding other planets. Using instruments like the Kepler Space Telescope, scientists have, to date, discovered over 2,000 planets outside our Solar System, but what if some of those planets are inhabited

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Government report details Theranos quality control issues

 A government report released late Thursday accuses Theranos of producing inaccurate test results, of failing to meet its own lab standards and hiring unqualified personnel. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service visited Theranos’ main facilities in Newark, California last

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Volvo returns to WTCC with S60 Polestar TC1

Volvo is gearing up for the start of the 2016 World Touring Car Championship with its new S60 Polestar TC1. Weighing in at just 1,100 kg and producing over 400 hp from its 1.6-liter Drive-E engine, the Polestar TC1 will

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Acer unveils ‘Chromebase for meetings’ all-in-one with videoconferencing focus

While many people view Chrome OS as nothing more than a basic operating system for home users, it is actually much more. In fact, the Linux-based machines can work beautifully for businesses too — depending on needs, of course. As

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Snapchat is down after Chat 2.0 boosts interest

 Snapchat isn’t working for many users, with Stories failing to load and snaps not sending. The outage comes just days after Snapchat released its big Chat 2.0 update that brought stickers and other new features, but possibly more traffic that the

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Xamarin CEO Nat Friedman on getting acquired by Microsoft

 Microsoft announced in February its plans to acquire the cross-platform development platform Xamarin; the deal closed about two weeks ago. Even though the ink on the contracts has barely dried, Microsoft already made Xamarin the center of attention at its

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Lunar Watch puts a genuine moon rock on your wrist

Ever wonder what the government does with all the rocks and other stuff it brings back from the moon? In Russia’s case, it apparently finds a partner to sell some of it off to earthlings with too much disposable income,

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Forget extensions, built-in ad blocking is coming to Microsoft Edge – [UPDATE… no it’s not!]

One of the first browser add-ons many people install to improve their online experience is Adblock Plus or something similar. Until recently, Microsoft Edge’s lack of support for add-ons put off a lot of would-be users, but reports from Build

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The Streets of Brussels

Heinous plots are often hatched in unassuming places. The young men who killed a hundred and thirty people in Paris, in November, and thirty-two in Brussels, last week, finalized logistics in drab apartments, like the one on the top floor

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Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Hearst Offspring Buys Hal Prince’s Former Duplex

The artistic tradition of one particular Central Park South duplex will continue on

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Don’t hold your breath for Halo 5 on PC, says Microsoft

The latest incarnation of the Halo series, Halo 5: Guardians, has received very positive reviews since its release last October. If you’ve been hoping for a PC port, you might want to start […] Go to Source

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‘Law & Order: SVU’ Recap 17×09: Conflicted Feelings Abound

In this episode of ‘SVU,’ Carisi stretches in his role as a defender of the innocent and it has an interesting, lasting effect on him.

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This New Fuel Could Make Nuclear Power Safer and Cheaper

Lightbridge has developed a metallic fuel for nuclear reactors that it claims will tackle some of the industry’s biggest challenges, but safety questions remain.

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