News: Tech & Science

YouTube's inbuilt share feature with messenger goes live in Canada

Wednesday  18:37,   18 january 2017
International Business Times

YouTube has started rolling out its built-in share feature for users in Canada. The new feature which will be available for both Android and iOS platforms allows users to share videos through a dedicated tab on the YouTube mobile/tablet[...]

Everything we know about the upcoming LG G6

Wednesday  18:37,   18 january 2017
CNET

Everything we know about the upcoming LG G6Included on that list is LG, which recently teased an "ideal smartphone" before the show. Though the company didn't officially say it will debut the G6 (the presumed name of its next flagship), chances are[...]

A cheap Android One phone could come to the US this year

Wednesday  18:37,   18 january 2017
Engadget

The Android One program that aimed to standardize expectations for low-cost phones launched in 2014 and hasn't revolutionized the mobile arena so far. Previous Android One phones have been availableoverseas for as low as $100, so this[...]

Still talk on the phone? You can make calls with this Viio Vezzo smart mirror

Wednesday  18:36,   18 january 2017
CNET

<p>A company called Viio has created mirrors that let you chat through your mirror. Viio equips its mirrors with Bluetooth, so you can connect them wirelessly to your mobile device, tablet or computer.</p>The Viio mirrors come in three[...]

Creativity "can't be coded": Business leaders urge new thinking in age of AI

Wednesday  11:06,   18 january 2017
CBS News

Business leaders at Davos weigh in on how artificial intelligence is transforming the jobs market worldwideIn Europe, concerns about the loss of good-paying jobs to automation is so strong that the idea of a universal basic income is gaining[...]

Why did we stop walking on the moon?

Wednesday  10:37,   18 january 2017
The Week

Cost, danger and changing technology put an end to the legendary Apollo missions"We leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return with peace and hope for all mankind," he said at the[...]

Hackers break into Samsung Smartcam again

Wednesday  10:37,   18 january 2017
Engadget

After publishing the first exploits at DEFCON 22, the device giant fixed all the old vulnerabilities but one.&lt;br _moz_dirty=""[...]

Google for Android gets new feature to deal with inconsistent internet connections

Wednesday  10:37,   18 january 2017
TechCrunch

As more of the world’s population comes online for the first time, Google is focusing on making the its services more accessible. That means smaller sized apps for budget devices with limited space, and offline support to help deal with[...]

IBM CEO says A.I. will be a partnership 'between man and machine'

Wednesday  07:30,   18 january 2017
CNBC

Fears that artificial intelligence will steal jobs are largely unfounded, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty says."It is a partnership between man and machine, if you want to put it that way," Rometty said in an interview on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" at the[...]

Astronomers more accurately calculate the Milky Way's mass

Wednesday  07:30,   18 january 2017
Engadget

It's impossible to arrive at an exact measurement for the billions of stars and other objects that make up the Milky Way.&nbsp;The scientists used some super complex math and stats calculations to arrive at that estimate. More specifically,[...]

Google Maps update could help you avoid parking nightmares

Wednesday  07:08,   18 january 2017
MSN

Google Maps’ estimated travel durations can be immensely useful when planning for a trip, but the predictions can be misleading when you didn’t anticipate spending half an hour simply finding somewhere to park once you arrive at your destination.[...]

Rumors point to bigger screen and AI assistant for upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8

Wednesday  07:07,   18 january 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

From a borderless display and latest-gen components to a new AI assistant, Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone is stirring up all kinds of rumors. The most recent rumor suggests that the phone will start shipping on April 15, according to[...]

Amazon has a clever idea that would give it a powerful seat in the self driving car business

Wednesday  05:36,   18 january 2017
Business Insider Australia

Amazon has filed a new patent designed to help autonomous vehicles identify the driving lanes best-suited for their individual needs. The patent, approved on Tuesday, shows a "roadway management system" that is capable of telling self-driving cars[...]

PC sales in 2016 were the lowest they've been in a decade

Wednesday  05:36,   18 january 2017
Business Insider Australia

As the smartphone has become more and more capable, the traditional PC has seen less and less room for growth.&nbsp;This chart from Statista makes it clear: According to recent data from research firm Gartner, annual PC shipments totaled 269.7[...]

The 25 Most Common Passwords Of 2016 Are Still Garbage

Wednesday  05:21,   18 january 2017
MSN

"123456" is still the most common password that is used online. That's despite numerous security experts warning against using simple passwords.&nbsp;Make it stop. We have some advice for people who are too lazy to think up secure[...]