Jared Newnam

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Google warns Android might not remain free because of EU decision

An unlikely warning<p>The EU’s decision to force Google to unbundle its Chrome and search apps from Android may have some implications for the future of Android’s free business model. In a blog post defending Google’s decision to bundle search and Chrome apps on Android, Google CEO Sundar Pichai …

Apps

Scientists can 3D print human heart tissue now. The future is here

Long term, the goal of 3D bioprinting is to be able to 3D print fully functioning organs which can be used to replace the failing biological organs …

3D Bioprinting

The best advice from 2018 commencement speeches

From Ronan Farrow to Abby Wambach, here are some words of wisdom that can motivate you, whether you’re a recent graduate or not.<p>When you’re starting something new, it can help to hear from someone who’s been there before. That’s the gist of commencement speeches. Speakers often share their personal …

University of Pennsylvania

2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than deployed service members

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>The school shooting near Houston on Friday bolstered a stunning statistic: More people have been killed at schools this year than have been killed while deployed as members of the military.<p>Data for military casualties are difficult to ascertain. An original version …

Military

Snap reportedly working on new Spectacles, including two-camera version

Snap, Inc. calls itself a “camera company” so it shouldn’t be all that surprising that it’s working on new versions of its Spectacles hardware (especially since we reported just that last June). But a new report from Cheddar has surprised some with news that Snap is working on a refresh of their …

Kushner loses access to top-secret intelligence

A memo sent Friday downgraded the presidential son-in-law and adviser and other White House aides who had been working on interim clearances.<p>Presidential son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner has had his security clearance downgraded — a move that will prevent him from viewing many of the sensitive …

Donald Trump

Trump hasn't directed NSA chief to strike back at Russian hackers

Russian hackers are currently targeting the U.S. election system — and President Donald Trump hasn't formally asked the NSA how to stop it, agency head Adm. Mike Rogers told lawmakers on Tuesday.<p>"Nobody’s … directly asked me," said Rogers, who also oversees U.S. Cyber Command, during a Senate Armed …

Donald Trump

Five-year-old girl died after GP turned her away for being five minutes late for appointment, inquest hears

A five-year-old girl with life-threatening asthma died after being turned away from an emergency doctor's appointment because she was late, an inquest heard.<p>Ellie-May Clark arrived at The Grange Clinic in Newport, south Wales, five minutes after her emergency appointment at 5pm on January 25 in …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

U.N. Security Council approves 30-day humanitarian cease-fire in Syria

The U.N. Security Council on Saturday unanimously called for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria, with Russia agreeing to the temporary hiatus only after forcing two days of delays that critics said allowed ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to pursue a renewed bombing campaign blamed for hundreds of …

Middle East

Armed sheriff’s deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The armed school resource officer assigned to protect students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took a defensive position outside the school and did not enter the building while the shooter was killing students and teachers inside with an AR-15 assault-style rifle, …

Florida

Exclusive: U.S. lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, two congressional …

China

Facebook cracks down on 'like this if' bait in your news feed

"Share this for a chance to win a month's supply of detergent!"<p>We've probably all got at least one Facebook friend who pushes posts like this into our news feeds. And we've all rolled our eyes -- or possibly hit the mute button if the friend is a repeat offender.<p>Such problems should soon be a thing …

Bosch's stain scanner knows what you spilled on your shirt last night

German technology giant Bosch is mostly known for making home appliances. And at IFA 2017, the company is showing off a concept that it hopes can add a new dimension to those products. The X-Spect is a portable device that detects fabric composition, scans stains and figures out what your food is …

Scanners

Hackers tried selling celebrity info stolen from Instagram

News that someone exploited an Instagram security hole to steal info from some of its most popular accounts got worse when they began selling it. <i>The Verge</i> reports this dark web service is no longer available, but <i>The Daily Beast</i> chatted with operators of the "Doxagram" database who provided a sample …

Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

The most anticipated slide deck of the year is here.<p>Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker is delivering her annual rapid-fire internet trends report right now at <b>Code</b> <b>Conference</b> at the Terranea Resort in California.<p>Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in …

Mary Meeker

Microsoft's new version of Windows 10 doesn't let you make Google your default search engine

In an FAQ page for Windows 10 S, as the just-announced variant is called, Microsoft notes that its Edge web browser will be the default in the new operating system.<p>That much was known already, as the main thing that makes Windows 10 S "lightweight" is the fact that it only runs apps from Windows' …

The 3 Social Networks That Matter to Your Business and Why

As a business, using social media as a marketing tool is a necessity, not a suggestion. But all channels aren't created equal. Here are the top three social networks to focus on today.<p>As a business, using social media as a marketing tool is a necessity, not a suggestion.<p>But all social channels …

Social Media

Data From 14 Million Papers Is Now Available Online For Free

The future is open-access.<p>The Initiative of Open Citations (140C) announced today that science papers' reference lists will now be accessible to …

House Votes in Favor of Letting ISPs Sell Your Browsing History

Your internet history and browsing habits are for sale, and the House voted Tuesday to keep it that way, rolling back rules that would have barred internet service providers from selling your data without consent.<p>The measure would bar the Federal Communications Commission from enforcing rules it …

Potential Galaxy S8 pricing leaks along with new images of its four unique colors

We’re just over a week from the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8, and expectations are high. Thanks to dozens of leaks, we already know a lot about the phone and its larger brother, the Galaxy S8+. However, there are still some things we don’t know. Pricing is one of those things, and today that may …

Don't fall for this fake attachment scam in Gmail

There are phishing scams, and then there are those that are so damn clever that… sorry, scratch that. Phishing scams are the worst, and those that run them deserve infuriatingly slow internet access for the rest of their damned lives.<p>This new one doing the rounds in Gmail inboxes is one that …

Weekend tech reading: Cassie the 'robot delivery ostrich', PayPal rate hikes inbound, WoW gold now buys you games

<b>Agility Robotics introduces Cassie, a dynamic and talented robot delivery ostrich</b> Today, Agility Robotics, a spin-off of Oregon State University, is …

Scientists Use Invasive Plant to Treat MRSA

In a new study published this week in the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i>, scientists found that an extract from the berries of the invasive Brazilian …

Microbiology

Scientists Have Developed a New One-Dimensional Supermaterial

Move Over, Graphene?<p>When graphene was finally extracted from graphite and discovered to be a potential “wonder material,” researchers were quick to …

Nanotech

Elon Musk's SpaceX is Launching a Superbug Into Space

Space Bug<p>In a rather unromantic gesture, on February 14, SpaceX will be launching an antibiotic-resistant “superbug” into space. The bug will be …

Super Bug

Is the Moon moving away from the Earth? When was this discovered? (Intermediate)

<i>I heard in the TV that moon is moving away from the earth towards the sun. Why is that happening? And when was this exactly discovered?</i><p>The Moon's …

Google Test Of AI's Killer Instinct Shows We Should Be Very Careful

If climate change, nuclear weapons or Donald Trump don’t kill us first, there’s always artificial intelligence just waiting in the wings. It’s been a …

Artificial Intelligence

This gorgeous app will find the right subtitles for any movie or show

Few things infuriate me as easily as having picked the wrong subtitles for a movie – and finding the right ones could often be a malware-ridden hassle. But this gorgeous app turns this frustrating process into a child’s play.<p>Built by Dutch developer Giel Cobben, Caption is a nifty app for desktop …