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Facebook patents a modular device that could also be a phone

FACEBOOK PATENTS A MODULAR DEVICE THAT COULD ALSO BE A PHONE

Is the dream of the modular phone dead? Not if you ask Lenovo and Motorola, though their concept of a modular phone is not exactly...

Samsung, Google, & others formally back Apple in legal dispute with Qualcomm

SAMSUNG, GOOGLE, & OTHERS FORMALLY BACK APPLE IN LEGAL DISPUTE WITH QUALCOMM

Apple today has received support from a handful of tech companies in its ongoing legal dispute with Qualcomm. As reported by Reuters...

 
 
 
Arzeda Raises $12M for Computational Protein Design

ARZEDA RAISES $12M FOR COMPUTATIONAL PROTEIN DESIGN

Nine years passed between Arzeda's emergence from the Baker lab at University of Washington and the $12 million Series A funding round...

Update your iPhone and Mac right now, ASAP

UPDATE YOUR IPHONE AND MAC RIGHT NOW, ASAP

Apple released two security updates this week, one for iPhones and iPads, the other for macOS computers like the MacBook. This set...

 
 
 
Intel's new hardware puts AI computation on a USB stick

INTEL'S NEW HARDWARE PUTS AI COMPUTATION ON A USB STICK

Hoping to lower the bar to entry for those making artificial intelligence apps, Intel launched the Movidius Neural Compute Stick, the...

SoftBank-led $114M Round Puts Qualcomm's Brain Corp. on New Path

SOFTBANK-LED $114M ROUND PUTS QUALCOMM'S BRAIN CORP. ON NEW PATH

San Diego's Brain Corp., founded in 2009 as a Qualcomm-incubated startup to develop software and computer systems that emulate the...

 
 
 
IBM is slipping after whiffing on revenue

IBM IS SLIPPING AFTER WHIFFING ON REVENUE

IBM is slipping after the company posted disappointing revenue on Tuesday. The company declined in all five of its major businesses,...

Setting up Google's new Backup and Sync desktop tool

SETTING UP GOOGLE'S NEW BACKUP AND SYNC DESKTOP TOOL

Google Drive has had a desktop syncing tool for years on both Mac and Windows, but up until recently, syncing Google Photos across...

 
 
 
Security Robot Commits Suicide: ‘Robot Cop' Found Face-Down In Fountain In Washington Building

SECURITY ROBOT COMMITS SUICIDE: ‘ROBOT COP' FOUND FACE-DOWN IN FOUNTAIN IN WASHINGTON BUILDING

A security robot (or “robot cop,” as some are calling it) has committed suicide. OK, so not really; more than likely, the device, which...

New Google Glass Launched But It's Not For You

NEW GOOGLE GLASS LAUNCHED BUT IT'S NOT FOR YOU

Google hyped up the benefits of Google Glass quite a bit back when this product was launched as part of an Explorer Program a couple...

 
 
 
Google Cloud unveils hardware to help customers ship data off their servers

GOOGLE CLOUD UNVEILS HARDWARE TO HELP CUSTOMERS SHIP DATA OFF THEIR SERVERS

Google will let companies ship their data to its cloud through a new piece of hardware that's designed to speed up cloud migrations,...

ObEN raises $5M from Tencent to create AI celebrities for AR

OBEN RAISES $5M FROM TENCENT TO CREATE AI CELEBRITIES FOR AR

The worlds of VR and AR may deeply change how we interact with computers but it may also change how we follow celebrities as well....

 
 
 
Yandex open sources CatBoost, a gradient boosting machine learning library

YANDEX OPEN SOURCES CATBOOST, A GRADIENT BOOSTING MACHINE LEARNING LIBRARY

Artificial intelligence is now powering a growing number of computing functions, and today the developer community today is getting...

GPD Pocket sales start now: the mini Windows 10 PC hits shelves

GPD POCKET SALES START NOW: THE MINI WINDOWS 10 PC HITS SHELVES

If netbooks were any indication, tiny things are fun and people can't resist buying them. That notion was reinforced with the massively...

 
 
 
Report: Google offering AI researchers quantum computer access to drive app development

REPORT: GOOGLE OFFERING AI RESEARCHERS QUANTUM COMPUTER ACCESS TO DRIVE APP DEVELOPMENT

Quantum computing is still in its infancy, but Google has plans to drive the development of applications and tools for the technology...

IBM Z mainframe brings end-to-end encryption to all your data

IBM Z MAINFRAME BRINGS END-TO-END ENCRYPTION TO ALL YOUR DATA

Big Blue announced that its latest IBM Z mainframe computer will be able to encrypt all of the data in an enterprise all of the time,...

 
 
 
IBM's new mainframe keeps everything encrypted, all the time

IBM'S NEW MAINFRAME KEEPS EVERYTHING ENCRYPTED, ALL THE TIME

Data breaches are bad enough by themselves, but they're made worse when companies don't bother to encrypt all their info. It's tantamount...

IBM dangles carrot of full encryption to lure buyers to new z14 mainframe

IBM DANGLES CARROT OF FULL ENCRYPTION TO LURE BUYERS TO NEW Z14 MAINFRAME

IBM is doing its damnedest to keep the mainframe relevant in a modern context, and believe it or not, there are plenty of monster corporations...

 
 
 
Jon ‘Neverdie' Jacobs raises Ethereum cryptocurrency to enable cross-platform online game avatars

JON ‘NEVERDIE' JACOBS RAISES ETHEREUM CRYPTOCURRENCY TO ENABLE CROSS-PLATFORM ONLINE GAME AVATARS

Jon “Neverdie” Jacobs has done some crazy things, like running for “ President of Virtual Reality ” and buying a virtual asteroid for...

FunFair is making fair, transparent, and fast online casino games based on Ethereum

FUNFAIR IS MAKING FAIR, TRANSPARENT, AND FAST ONLINE CASINO GAMES BASED ON ETHEREUM

Jez San has been a pioneer in games, online gambling, and crytocurrency. And his latest startup, FunFair , allows him to combine all...