JeremyEmily Parker

88 Flips | 7 Magazines | 125 Likes | 1 Following | 4 Followers | @JeremyEmily26ds | Keep up with JeremyEmily Parker on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “JeremyEmily Parker”

Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

Two common herpes viruses appear to play a role in Alzheimer's disease.<p>The viruses, best known for causing a distinctive skin rash in young children, are abundant in brain tissue from people with Alzheimer's, a team of scientists reports Thursday in <i>Neuron.</i> The team also found evidence that the …

Dementia

Chinese tech startup Chuwi is getting into gaming, and its first effort is an itty bitty gaming PC

I’ve written about Chinese tech startup Chuwi a number of times in the past, mainly because they’ve been making some pretty solid Windows machines at …

Computer Hardware

Wireless Earbuds That Recharge From Your Phone

Wireless earphones have changed the way that we listen to music, their convenience, their inconspicuous nature and, most of all, their lack of …

Sony Almost Made the Perfect Commuter Earbuds

There are two ways of listening to music: you can shut everything out and focus purely on the tunes, or you can use music to enhance other activities …

Consumer Tech

A Star Clarinet Player Got Offered His Dream Scholarship. His Girlfriend Hijacked His Email and Turned It Down.

A court in Ontario awarded a rising star clarinet player 350,000 Canadian dollars (around $265,000) on Wednesday after he sued his ex-girlfriend for …

Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub

Deal could be announced on Monday<p>Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub, and could announce the deal as early as Monday. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that the software giant has agreed to acquire GitHub, and that the company chose Microsoft partly because of CEO Satya Nadella. <i>Business Insider</i> first reported …

Satya Nadella

Australia's biggest bank hit with record fine for money-laundering scandal

Commonwealth Bank of Australia will pay the biggest corporate fine in the country's history for failings that allowed drug gangs to launder money.<p>The record punishment for Australia's largest bank is the latest blow to the country's financial sector,which has been rocked by a series of scandals …

Money Laundering

Beware fake 120Hz refresh rates on 4K TVs

Think you're getting a 120Hz TV? Hold up just a second. You might not be.<p>Many TVs today are 60Hz, despite having "motion rates" and "effective refresh rates" claiming much higher numbers, including 120, 240 and more. TV companies are deliberately hiding the actual refresh rate from you, and it's …

TV shows

Glasses wearers really are more intelligent - it's in the genes

It may seem merely a cliche born of centuries of educated people straining their eyes in dimly-lit libraries, but new genetic research suggests those who wear glasses really are more intelligent.<p>Researchers at the University of Edinburgh analysed the genetic data of more than 44,480 people.<p>They …

New iPhone Leak 'Confirms' Apple's Smartphone Decision

I’ve written extensively about Apple’s plans to radically redesign its iPhones this year. We know there are three new models, with surprising price cuts, but big doubts remain about the existence of what is potentially the most exciting addition. That is, until now…<p>Taking to Twitter, Bloomberg’s …

Mobile Technology

FCC asks Amazon and eBay to stop selling fake pay TV boxes

On Friday, the Federal Communications Commission sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and eBay CEO Devin Wenig asking their companies to help remove the listings for fake pay TV boxes from their respective websites. These boxes often falsely bear the FCC logo, the letter informed, and are used to …

The year of Linux on the (Windows) Desktop - WSL Tips and Tricks

I've been doing a ton of work in bash/zsh/fish lately - Linuxing. In case you didn't know, Windows 10 can run Linux now. Sure, you can run Linux in a …

Linux

You Are Probably Using the Wrong HDMI Cord

It’s not your fault, but it is very likely that you’re using the wrong HDMI cord to plug that 4K Apple TV or PS4 Pro into your new TV. While you …

PS4 Pro

'Spider-Man' of Paris to get French citizenship after child rescue

President Macron thanks Malian migrant who climbed four storeys to save boy<p>As an undocumented migrant in France, Mamoudou Gassama knew it was best to keep his head down, to not draw attention to himself.<p>But when he spotted a young child dangling from the balcony of a fourth-floor Paris flat he felt …

France

Come Holy Spirit! The Whole Church Needs a New Pentecost

On Pentecost the early followers of Jesus gathered. So their Lord had instructed them. Why? To expect the fulfillment of the promise he had made to …

Phone tracking firms LocationSmart and Securus under fire for data breaches

Securus Technologies is a Texas-based company, specializing in providing and monitoring calls to prison inmates. Securus came into the spotlight …

Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their Victims

KidGuard is a phone app that markets itself as a tool for keeping tabs on children. But it has also promoted its surveillance for other purposes and run blog posts with headlines like “How to Read Deleted Texts on Your Lover’s Phone.”<p>A similar app, mSpy, offered advice to a woman on secretly …

Surveillance

Daily Technology News — IBM warns of an instant breaking of encryption by...

Hack Alert News — North Korea's cyber warfare is as perilous as its...

Cyber Security : 200 Million Sets of Japanese PII Emerge on...

Roland announces software versions of its 808 and 909 drum machines

The Roland TR-808 and TR-909 are iconic drum machines that powered a ton of the music from the '80s and '90s. While both hardware units were recently revived as the TR-08 and TR-09, they haven't been officially emulated in software yet. That changes now as Roland announces VST and AU plugins for …

YouTube has a secret 'Dark Mode' – this is how you activate it

Open the Chrome developer tools tab.<p>Windows users can do this by pressing Ctrl + Shift + I.<br>• Mac users can do this by pressing Option + Cmd + I.<p>Select the Console tab.<p>Once in Console, paste the following text: document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=fPQ4jCL6EiE”<br>• Hit enter.<p>Close the developer tools tab and …

Spider-Man villain Venom will get his own movie in October next year

Spider-Man villain Venom is getting his own standalone movie. Sony has announced that the drooling alien symbiote — a longtime thorn in Spider-Man’s side — will be coming to theaters on October 5th next year. It’s not yet clear who will be portraying the gooey-bodied anti-hero, but Scott Rosenberg …

Galaxy S8’s slo-mo video will blow iPhone 7 away

iPhone wasn’t first to shoot slow-motion video, but like a lot of things, it certainly popularized it. Now the feature can be found in every high-end smartphone, but none of them can shoot slo-mo video like the Galaxy S8 will.<p>According to a new report, Samsung’s next-generation smartphone camera …

Snap Goes Public: Shares Explode in Stock Market Debut

Snap’s IPO is complete and the 5-year-old tech company behind Snapchat is now officially a publicly traded corporation. Shares in Snap have exploded …

Windows malware discovered in more than 100 Android apps

Researchers have discovered Windows malware present in 132 Android apps, despite that it has no effect on the Android platform. The study was carried out by security firm Palo Alto Networks who claims that the harmful code arrived in the form of “tiny hidden IFrames” — HTML documents embedded …

This Speck of DNA Contains a Movie, a Computer Virus, and an Amazon Gift Card

Meet the storage format that never goes obsolete.<p>In 1895, the Lumiere Brothers—among the first filmmakers in history released a movie called <i>The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station</i>. Just 50 seconds long, it consists of a silent, unbroken, monochrome shot of a train pulling into a platform full …

Google End-to-End encrypted email code goes open-source

Programmers can now get their hands on the E2EMail code to bolster email encryption services.<p>Google has announced that E2EMail, an experimental …

Privacy

News everyone’s favourite mobile phone is making a comeback has thrilled tech fans. Could the same happen to the Game Boy or PlayStation?<p>There has rarely been as much excitement in the phone world as over news that the iconic Nokia 3310 is making a comeback. Launched way back in 2000, a naive age …

Kinetise now lets you download the code you make in their drag and drop app creator

The world of mobile development is a hairy one. You can code things yourself and hurt your brain on React Native or you can use a drag-and-drop editor and get locked into one platform forever. But now app development house Kinetise is offering the best of both worlds.<p>Kinetise, who I’ve talked about …

Apps