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Google, Microsoft Push Websites To Go Password-Less

3 hours 2 min ago
At the RSA conference, Google and Microsoft demoed how websites could adopt password-free login systems with the help of Android smartphones and Windows PCs.

Watch This Robot Assemble an Ikea Chair

3 hours 2 min ago
Designed by a team of scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, the robot can to assemble Ikea's Stefan chair in about 20 minutes.

Where Are the Great Voice Phones?

3 hours 2 min ago
Voice-calling technology is advancing, but simple voice phones are being left behind. Why won't our carriers offer us a great one?

Twitter Bans Ads From Russia's Kaspersky Lab

3 hours 2 min ago
The CEO of Kaspersky Lab is demanding that Twitter explain its reason for the ad ban, which started in January.

Tim Cook Shuts Down iOS, MacOS Merger Rumors

3 hours 2 min ago
'We don't believe in sort of watering down one for the other,' Cook told The Sydney Morning Herald. 'If you begin to merge the two ... you begin to make trade-offs and compromises.'

ZTE Responds to US Government Ban

3 hours 2 min ago
The now-possibly-banned Chinese phone maker bit back at the Commerce Department, saying the ban will also damage U.S. companies.

5G Could Bring Back the Hotspot

3 hours 2 min ago
The makers of MiFi hotspots say 5G will open up major new opportunities for mobile broadband use.

At the Tribeca Film Festival, Swap the Popcorn for VR Headsets

3 hours 2 min ago
The Virtual Arcade Featuring Storyscapes puts you in touch with what's on screen.

Oath Makes it Easier to Find Bugs on AOL, Yahoo, Tumblr

3 hours 2 min ago
Until now, several brands siting under the Oath umbrella, including AOL and Yahoo, have had their own big bounty programs. Starting today, they're coming together.

AT&T Improves its Prepaid Phone Plans

3 hours 2 min ago
Save some cash and enjoy more data, but only if you opt to automatically pay each month.

Goodbye SMS? Google Makes Big Push for 'Chat' Standard

3 hours 2 min ago
Rich Communication Services – or simply 'Chat' – aims to bring a more Apple iMessage-like experience to Android. But unlike iMessage, Chat will not be end-to-end encrypted.

Report: Apple Stuck With Samsung for iPhone OLED Supply

3 hours 2 min ago
It looks increasingly likely the 2018 iPhones will use Samsung OLED displays exclusively.

Stircle Stirs Your Coffee Without a Stick

3 hours 2 min ago
Stirring sticks are typically used once then thrown away, so Scott Amron developed a reusable replacement.

A Podcasting Pro Dishes On its Evolution

3 hours 2 min ago
Ben Adair, founder of Western Sound, chats about the evolution and current state of podcasting

Nothing to Watch? Netflix Adds Story-Like Previews on iOS

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 06:05
Previews are displayed like an Instagram Story; if something piques your interest, just tap play or add it to your list. If not, swipe or tap to view the next one.

Meet Daisy, Apple's Latest Recycling Robot

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 06:05
Apple also today announced it will make a donation to Conservation International for every device it receives through its GiveBack program from now through April 30.

'Log In With Facebook' Feature Lets Web Trackers Scoop Data

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 06:05
Researchers at Princeton University said that several marketing platforms were likely exploiting the Facebook Login feature to help businesses better monetize their users.

Now There's an Easy Way to Create Your Own Alexa Skill

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 06:05
Amazon's Alexa Skill Blueprints is designed to let anyone easily create customized Alexa skills within minutes; no coding knowledge necessary.

eBay's Mobile Apps Can Now List a Product in Seconds

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 06:05
Use barcodes and product name look-up to auto-fill listing information, images, and price.

Bill Gates Backs Plan for Earth-Monitoring Cameras

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 06:05
Bill Gates, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, and other investors want to install a 'constellation' of cameras in space that monitor the entire surface of Earth in real time, 24/7.

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