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Workers banned from using USB sticks at IBM
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 23:47

The risk of losing them and damaging the company's reputation is too great, it says. BBC News - Technology

This tiny, travel-ready $6 USB wall charger powers two devices at once
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 22:41

If you want to keep your tech charged without taking up all your plugs, you’re in luck—today, you can get a tiny Aukey USB wall charger with dual ...

California approves measure to require solar on new homes after 2020
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 21:41

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) On Wednesday, the California Energy Commission approved a set of standards that will require most new homes built in ...

Are Air Fryers Worth It?
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 19:43

Can the trendy, expensive countertop air fryer outperform a simple sheet pan in an oven? Feed: All Latest

Giraffes
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 18:49

Giraffes (the tallest of all animals) can grow to more than eighteen feet tall, nearly five feet taller than African elephants (the second tallest ani...

Volvo Trucks introduces an EV just for hauling garbage
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 17:40

Volvo Trucks has joined the short list of automakers to introduce an EV bigger than a consumer car, but the Swedish company's new vehicle is spec...

UK broadband speeds leap ahead, according to Ofcom study
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 16:45

Communications watchdog Ofcom says average download speeds rose 28% since its last yearly survey. BBC News - Technology

Evolution sometimes leads up blind alleys
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 15:45

This picture is of an Edith’s checkerspot butterfly laying her eggs on some blue-eyed Mary, the plant usually eaten by its caterpillars. This week...

Uber CEO discusses self-driving cars and food delivery by drone
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 14:50

On the second day Uber Elevate Summit 2018, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi took the stage for an interview covering everything from a recent fatal crash involv...

Signal’s “disappearing messages” live on in macOS notifications
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 12:41

Enlarge / You may want to nicely ask your friends who use Signal on the Mac desktop to change their notification settings. Signal, the privacy-focu...

Chinese Tech Giant May Be First Victim of a New U.S. Cold War
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 11:50

The electronics firm ZTE has found success in the American market like few other Chinese technology brands have. Now it is fighting for its life. NYT...

China's ZTE Corp says main business operations cease due to U.S. ban
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 10:44

(Reuters) - ZTE Corp’s main business operations have ceased due to a ban imposed by the U.S. government, but the Chinese firm is trying to have the...

Tech Fix: How to Pack and Prepare Your Smartphone for Traveling This Summer
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 08:41

Your smartphone is a helpful travel companion. Before taking it abroad, here’s a list of things to pack and do to ensure a problem-free trip. NYT >...

China's J-20 stealth fighter undergoes sea-based combat training
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 06:51

(China Plus) China's domestic-built J-20 fighter underwent sea-based combat training for the first time on Wednesday, according to the Chinese People...

Uber opens up international contest for a third flying taxi city
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 05:40

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Wednesday re-opened a contest to select the first international city to launch its proposed flying taxi...

China launches new Earth observation satellite for environmental monitoring
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 04:42

(Xinhua) China on Wednesday launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite, as part of the country's high-resolution Earth observation project...

The Shift: And for His Next Act, Ev Williams Will Fix the Internet
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 02:40

Mr. Williams, a co-founder of Twitter, has emerged with a plan to improve the state of online media, at a time when other tech leaders are repenting. ...

Review: Huawei’s P20 Pro is a shiny phone with a strong personality
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 01:40

It’s been a month since Huawei unveiled its latest flagship device. I’ve played with this phone for a few weeks and it’s one of the most intere...

Fantasmo is a decentralized map for robots and augmented reality
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 00:45

“Whether for AR or robots, anytime you have software interacting with the world, it needs a 3D model of the globe. We think that map will loo...

WATCH: New high-tech solution to making phone calls
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 23:44

The new Google Duplex promises artificial intelligence so life-like it can make natural-sounding telephone calls for people. ABC News: Technology

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