• Samsung Sets Up Note 7 Trade-In Kiosks at Airports

    Samsung Sets Up Note 7 Trade-In Kiosks at Airports

    As in the US, Aussie passengers are no longer permitted to take a Galaxy Note 7—switched on or turned off—on a flight from Oz.For those leaving Australia for an extended period of time—or permanently—Samsung will, "where possible," exchange the Note 7 for another Samsung phone—either at the terminal before departure or at your destination.
  • Endorse a Presidential Candidate on Facebook (What Could Go Wrong?)

    Endorse a Presidential Candidate on Facebook (What Could Go Wrong?)

    8, Facebook will now allow you to publicly endorse a particular presidential candidate.Simply visit the Facebook page of your candidate—be it Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Jill Stein, or Gary Johnson—and navigate to "Endorsements" in the left-hand menu.
  • The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Lawsuits Have Begun

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Lawsuits Have Begun

    The lawsuits over Samsung's exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones have begun.All three purchased their Note 7s in late August, about a week or so before Samsung announced a recall.
  • Samsung, Mastercard Partner for Digital Payments

    Samsung, Mastercard Partner for Digital Payments

    Since its debut in Korea last summer, the digital wallet has expanded to the US, China, Australia, and Singapore, among others."When we introduced online payments in South Korea last year, the service was well received by the market," Thomas Ko, vice president and global GM for Samsung Pay, said in a statement.
  • Final Presidential Debate Tests UNLV's IT Preparedness

    Final Presidential Debate Tests UNLV's IT Preparedness

    A red banner saying, "UNLV: Different, Daring, Diverse," hung from the entrance to the campus hotel school, where staffers from several major networks would stay.19 arrived, the date of the third 2016 Presidential debate, Cam Johnson, UNLV manager of the networking operations center, knew it wasn't going to be just another day on campus.
  • EA Working to Restore Origin Access in Myanmar

    EA Working to Restore Origin Access in Myanmar

    The ban, which made waves on Reddit over the weekend, prevents Origin users in the Southeast Asian country from playing games purchased through EA's digital service, like Titanfall and Battlefield.When trying to log in, some are met with an "Access Denied" notice that says they "don't have permission" to visit the Origin URL.
  • Google Play is Sick of Apps Gaming the System With Fraudulent Installs, Fake Reviews

    Google Play is Sick of Apps Gaming the System With Fraudulent Installs, Fake Reviews

    Starting today, improved detection and filtering systems have been implemented that will attempt to keep apps out of view that may have tried to fraudulently work their way into your Play store feed.Examples would be incentivizing ratings, posting of fake reviews, and gaining fraudulent installs to bump up numbers.
  • Data Analytics Pros Don't Feel The Love From C-Suite

    Data Analytics Pros Don't Feel The Love From C-Suite

    Indeed, stakeholders tend to have more trust in the data at the beginning of the process, before analytics are applied, Zahawi said.Only 13% say they believe they excel in the privacy and ethical use of data and analytics.
  • Data Analytics Pros Don't Feel The Love From C-Suite

    Data Analytics Pros Don't Feel The Love From C-Suite

    Indeed, stakeholders tend to have more trust in the data at the beginning of the process, before analytics are applied, Zahawi said.Only 13% say they believe they excel in the privacy and ethical use of data and analytics.
  • Does Your Kid Have Trouble Sleeping? Confiscate That Phone

    Does Your Kid Have Trouble Sleeping? Confiscate That Phone

    A new study led by researchers from King's College London found that engagement with backlit screens within 90 minutes of slumber can disrupt sleep quantity and quality, and cause excessive daytime sleepiness.Displays adversely affect sleep in various ways, including delaying or interrupting sleep time, psychologically stimulating the brain, and affecting sleep cycles, physiology, and alertness.
  • Drive a Free Zipcar to the Polls on Election Day

    Drive a Free Zipcar to the Polls on Election Day

    Ahead of next week's presidential election, Zipcar announced that it will make more than 7,000 cars across the US free to members on Nov.Select vehicles will be available nationwide in cities and college campuses at no cost between 6 p.
  • Got a Job Listing? Put it on Facebook

    Got a Job Listing? Put it on Facebook

    A new Facebook feature aims to take on business social network LinkedIn.As TechCrunch reports, Facebook is experimenting with recruiting tools, including a "Jobs" tab, available to select Page administrators.
  • Tim Cook on Trump Win: 'Move Forward Together'

    Tim Cook on Trump Win: 'Move Forward Together'

    In the wake of Donald Trump's election, Apple CEO Tim Cook this week sent an email to employees calling for a united front moving forward.Neither CEO mentioned Trump by name in their notes, nor did Mark Zuckerberg, who penned a public Facebook post about Election Day.
  • Firm Wins $120K for 60-Second Pixel Phone Hack

    Firm Wins $120K for 60-Second Pixel Phone Hack

    Hardware and software companies spend a lot of time and money attempting to make their products as secure as possible.But it's not until hackers get their hands on them that security is really tested.
  • OpenAI Adopts Microsoft Azure for AI Research

    OpenAI Adopts Microsoft Azure for AI Research

    The alliance was announced on Tuesday, promising to use AI to "tackle some of the world's most challenging problems," Redmond's Harry Shum wrote in a blog entry.By working together, OpenAI will benefit from Microsoft's Azure cloud computing infrastructure which unlocks access to large-scale AI experiments.
  • Resell Your Google Pixel, Get Locked Out of Your Account?

    Resell Your Google Pixel, Get Locked Out of Your Account?

    It might be easy work, but if you care at all about being able to access your Google Account, we'd advise against it.Word has it that Google has disabled the accounts of more than 200 people for reselling Pixels.
  • Get a Cheap Huawei, HTC, or Motorola Gadget for Black Friday

    Get a Cheap Huawei, HTC, or Motorola Gadget for Black Friday

    Motorola's deals are limited to $250 off bundles of the, Moto Z, Moto Z Force, or Moto Z Play with select "mods," which are attachments that you snap onto the back of the smartphones.99 for the Moto Z Play Droid bundle to $769.
  • Twitter CEO Briefly Suspended From Twitter

    Twitter CEO Briefly Suspended From Twitter

    Even the most responsible adult can accidentally lock themselves out of their car or house.Some blamed Russia, claiming Dorsey's brief interruption was the work of hackers.
  • Human Life Requires 26 Essential Elements, an iPhone Requires 75

    Human Life Requires 26 Essential Elements, an iPhone Requires 75

    Human beings are highly intelligent and complex life forms, but their existence relies on just 26 of the 118 known elements.That requires 75 elements, a number of which are not only essential, they have no substitutes.
  • Feds Get Expanded Hacking Powers

    Feds Get Expanded Hacking Powers

    New rules that expand the US government's hacking powers take effect today.), with bipartisan support from fellow lawmakers, made a trio of attempts to prevent the implementation of a federal court procedure known as Rule 41.