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Kann eine Tote digital weiterleben?

Eine junge Firmenchefin stirbt in ihrem vernetzen Auto, ist aber weit über ihren Tod hinaus präsent: Der "Tatort" aus Bremen versucht sich am Thema …

Digital

NSA soll Uni-Server für Angriffe genutzt haben

Der US-Geheimdienst NSA hat angeblich Server von Universitäten für Cyberangriffe missbraucht. Auch deutsche Einrichtungen könnten betroffen gewesen …

The best thing about Amazon's $50 Echo Dot? It's available to all

After accidentally announcing a new $50 Echo Dot on Twitter yesterday, Amazon has confirmed the device this morning, alongside a white Echo and UK launch . But even better than the lower price (down from the $90 previous model) is the fact that anyone, not just existing Echo users, can snap it up. …

Smart Homes

CBS delays streaming 'Star Trek' debut until May 2017

CBS said its new <i>Star Trek</i> series would debut in January, but since it's September and we still haven't even heard about the cast, that date seemed to be in doubt. Today CBS confirmed a delay, essentially swapping debut windows between <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> and its upcoming spinoff of <i>The Good Wife</i>, …

Anti-pipeline activists claim Facebook censored their live video

Facebook has long had a tough time walking a fine line when it comes to political material, and the pressure isn't about to let up any time soon. <i>Unicorn Riot</i> maintains that Facebook censored their live stream of a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline, deleting the Livestream.com link shortly …

Facebook Messenger has an unreleased public chat feature

Facebook's lovable but unfortunately short-lived standalone Rooms app might see the light of day again -- in some form at least. According to <i>TechCrunch</i>, Facebook Messenger has an unreleased feature, also called "Rooms," that allow users to create public, sharable group chats<p>After a little digging,</i> …

Google will resize email to fit your phone's screen

Sure, you can open elaborately-crafted email using Gmail on your phone, but that doesn't mean you <i>want</i> to. Most web-based messages are formatted for the desktop, and Gmail doesn't tweak them to fit the confines of a mobile screen. Mercifully, you won't have to squint quite so much in the days ahead: …

Gmail

Von Brunnen heim ins Reich?

In Bern versucht man, Othmar Schoecks 1943 in Berlin uraufgeführte Oper «Das Schloss Dürande» für eine Wiederaufführung zu retten. Ein Symposium …