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Caavo’s over-the-top TV box for over-the-top TV boxes ships February 14

The streaming box that aims to bring sanity to your streaming world by combining all your streaming hardware sources into one will ship on Valentine’s Day next year, according to The Verge. Caavo offers a solution to a very modern problem – making it easy to switch between devices including your …

Smart TV

California says your cell phone could possibly be dangerous

We love and enjoy using our mobile phones. For years, people have talked about the negative effects of using cellphones; specifically regarding …

cellphones

Sophisticated ‘Triton’ malware shuts down industrial plant in hacker attack

Cybersecurity experts at FireEye have issued a warning after a recent hacker attack caused “operational disruption to critical infrastructure” at an …

California advises against keeping your phone in your pocket

The jury is still out on whether or not cellphone radiation is bad for you, but California's Department of Public Health isn't taking any chances. The agency just issued an advisory that suggests residents should take steps to limit their exposure to cellphones. The notice recommends avoiding phone …

Mozilla moves ‘Mr. Robot’ promo app following Firefox user outrage

If you opened up your browser and noticed a strange new extension this week, you’re not alone. Firefox users who are enrolled in Mozilla’s Shield …

Software

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

Public Health

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Sport<p>Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao weighed in Saturday comfortably under the 147-pound (67-kilogramme) limit for his bid to win back the …

Antoine Griezmann

German banker takes 6 months to count 1.2 million inheritance pennies by hand

A German truck driver bequeathed several decades' worth of pennies to his family. But when they tried to cash it all in, an overly diligent bank …

Central Banks

For Disney’s Iger, a Bold Move That Will Define His Legacy

LOS ANGELES — Robert A. Iger is nothing if not consistent.<p>As chief executive of the Walt Disney Company, Mr. Iger, 66, awakens at 4:30 every morning, and every time he announces plans to retire from the Magic Kingdom, he ends up extending his reign, as he did on Thursday for a fourth time.<p>But the …

Walt Disney Company

BP returns to solar with £150m Lightsource deal

BP is returning to the solar power market by taking a $200m stake in Europe’s biggest solar operator with plans for a global roll-out.<p>The oil major’s investment in Lightsource over the next three years marks BP’s return to solar power after turning its back on the market in 2011.<p>It will hold a 43pc …

Renewable Energy

Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 percent on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument.<p>The cryptocurrency’s staggering recent price rises — more than …

Cryptocurrency

Man dies after bursting into flames in unexplained circumstances in London street

A pensioner has died of his injuries after bursting into flames in unexplained circumstances in a London street.<p>Police are appealing for information …

Report: Samsung Galaxy S9 to launch in February 2018

• The rumored Samsung Galaxy S9 is said to be launching February 27, on the second day of MWC 2018<br>• Despite the speculation, a launch during the first press day on Sunday, February 25, seems more plausible<br>• The device is also expected to go on sale in March 2018<p><b>Update (12/27):</b> Another report coming out …

Samsung Galaxy S9

UNSW unveils complete design of a silicon quantum computer chip

Engineers at the university have reworked silicon microprocessors to create a complete design for a quantum computer chip.<p>A team of engineers from …

Net neutrality is dead. Good riddance.

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SoundCloud redesign shines spotlight on creator communities

A much needed home screen change<p>SoundCloud has introduced a refreshed home screen that allows users to see more music from the service’s most popular independent creators. The refreshed home screen features song collections sorted by genre and curated playlists popular in the platform’s community. …

Apple is ready to invest far more than $1 billion on U.S. manufacturing

Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund to help U.S. manufacturing isn’t capped at $1 billion, according to chief operating office Jeff Williams.<p>The $1 billion investment was announced in May this year. At the time, Tim Cook said it was Apple’s “initial” investment, suggesting that there could be more …

Nasa Kepler announcement: Has the space agency discovered alien life?

It’s the biggest question in the universe: are we alone in the infinite void or are aliens living out there somewhere in deep space?<p>Now Nasa is …

These Guys Want to Lend You Money Against Your Bitcoin

The woes of an early bitcoin investor. Until recently, people who paid virtually nothing for the virtual currency and watched it soar had only one …

As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer. …

Are Bitcoin Salaries the Future? This Japanese Internet Company Thinks So

A Japanese internet company with the bitcoin bug will soon allow its employees to receive some of their salaries in the form of …

Cryptocurrency

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

MacBook Pro

'Nothing is free': Starbucks' WiFi hijacked customers' laptops to secretly mine cryptocurrency

"Feels a little off-brand," Stensul CEO Noah Dinkin, who first noticed the cryptomining code, said.<p>Starbucks' free in-store Wi-Fi has been caught …

Fingerprint sensors under the display are going to be a real thing in 2018

Synaptics announces mass production of optical in-display fingerprint sensors<p>Synaptics, the company responsible for handling the touch input on millions of laptop trackpads and smartphone screens, has announced this week that it’s entered mass production with its first optical in-display …

Mobile Technology

AT&T begins testing high-speed internet over power lines

NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc has started trials in Georgia state and a non-U.S. location to deliver high-speed internet over power lines, the No. 2 wireless carrier said on Wednesday, marking its latest push to offer faster broadband service to more customers.<p>AT&T aims to eventually deliver speeds …

Wireless

Trump signs bill reinstating required drone registration

Drone operators will once again be required to register their aircraft with the federal government under a sweeping defense policy bill signed into law Tuesday.<p>The requirement that recreational drone operators register their unmanned aerial vehicles with the Federal Aviation Administration was …

Drones

Next Samsung Galaxy phone might have on-screen fingerprint reader

Forget fingerprint scanners that live on the home button or on the back of the phone -- why not put one directly into the screen?<p>That's exactly what one company is trying to do. Fingerprint sensor manufacturer Synaptics just announced that it has begun mass production with a top-five original …

Phones

Target adds an e-gifting option to its website

Target today unveiled a new e-gifting feature designed for those who think gift cards are too impersonal, but who are just too busy (or too lazy) to actually shop for and mail gifts themselves. The retailer is announcing the launch of a feature called “GiftNow” which lets you browse its site, then …

giftnow

US military official: 50 ISIS foreign fighters captured since November

<b>(CNN) —</b> Approximately 50 foreign ISIS fighters have been captured in Syria and Iraq since the start of November, a US military official told CNN on Tuesday.<p>The official added that some of the fighters were captured as they were attempting to hide in civilian vehicles and were discovered by either …

Middle East

YouTube TV continues expansion, now available in 80 "metro areas"

Green Bay and Rochester, you just made the list<p>YouTube today announced that its YouTube TV subscription service is now available in 34 additional markets and covers 80 metro areas in total. The $35-per-month streaming TV service offers an unlimited cloud DVR and live programming from over 40 …