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Tech CEOs Cook, Bezos, Catz Said to Attend Kushner-Led Summit

Leaders from the largest technology companies are set to visit the White House later this month for an inaugural meeting of President Donald Trump’s …

4 Easy Ways to Protect Your Company From a Cyber Attack

As the frequency of cyber-attacks and data breaches grows, the failure to have a plan of counterattack for your company is no longer an option.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just within the past year, cyber-attacks have become a scary reality for practically every …

Sanders sweeps, Trump tweets and more from Easter weekend

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders reeled off three victories on Saturday, but Hillary Clinton still has a big delegate lead -- and poll numbers that give her good reason to look forward to November.<p>Donald Trump, meanwhile, has no plans to quit stirring up controversies on Twitter anytime soon. And …

Government

Mozilla demands details on the FBI's malware hack

The team behind Firefox is wading into a contentious battle involving the FBI, the dark web and some location-tracking malware. While Mozilla's chief legal officer Denelle Dixon-Thayer is careful to say the company is not taking sides in a case between the FBI and a defendant allegedly caught with …

Marvel's Most Wanted TV Series Announced!

ABC has plans for Marvel’s Most Wanted, a new series following Adrianne Palicki’s Bobbi Morse and Nick Blood’s Lance Hunter<p>First rumored back in …

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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These Are The Best Fitness Trackers | Inc.com

If you're looking for the best way to track your activity and exercise, the $150 Fitbit Charge HR is the fitness tracker we'd recommend for most people. According to our tests--which included 60 hours of research and 10 days of real-world testing--the Charge HR is more accurate at counting steps …

Wearable Tech

TAG Heuer teams up with Intel, Google on smartwatch

The mechanical watch with tech features -- a rarity in an all-digital smartwatch world -- is expected by year's end, with more details on pricing and features slated for the fourth quarter.<p>TAG Heuer, the 155-year-old Swiss watchmaker, is embarking on a new tradition, with the help of Google and …

Wearable Tech

Are you ‘over-connected’?

Wander the city in 2015 and all you’ll see is people staring at screens or talking on handsets. Is it changing who we are? Tom Chatfield weighs up the arguments.<p>A group of people wait by a monument, unaware of each other’s existence. A woman strides open-mouthed down a busy street, holding one hand …

Google Glass

Will Microsoft's Windows 10 Win With PC Gamers?

After attending Microsoft’s Windows 10 event in Redmond last month, I’ve written a bit about Microsoft’s Windows 10; for consumers, enterprises and on the Surface Hub and HoloLens. Now it’s time to talk about gamers. To this day, Microsoft still internally struggles at the corporate level in what …

Xbox

LG builds its own mobile VR headset for the G3

Korea's two largest companies are Samsung and LG, and while Samsung has been making a big splash in the VR world, LG has remained conspicuously silent. That's because the company has been working with Google to build a headset for the LG G3 that'll do a similar job to the Gear VR. The …

Lockitron's Shift Shows Challenges Facing Wi-Fi In The Smart Home

A few years ago, Wi-Fi proponents were eyeing the smart home as an exciting and wide open opportunity. While other technologies like Z-Wave and Zigbee were originally designed to better accommodate the low-power requirements of many smart home devices like locks, Wi-Fi proponents pointed to ongoing …

Wi-Fi

Exclusive: Facebook hiring spree hints at ambitions in virtual reality and beyond | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Virtual reality goggles, drones and data centers are all driving a hiring spree at Facebook Inc (FB.O) that is set to swell its ranks as much as 14 percent in the near term, according to a review of job listings on the company’s website.<p>President, founder and CEO …

Enterprise Tech

Stop What You're Doing And Watch Matthew McConaughey's "Dazed And Confused" Audition

Also, learn the true origin of "all right, all right, all right."<p>Yes, the catchphrase the actor used throughout the 2014 awards season, during which he was nominated for <i>Dallas Buyers' Club</i>, actually originated in this two-decades-old movie!<p>IN A HEADBANGERS BALL T-SHIRT, NO LESS!

Matthew McConaughey

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Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

If the two black holes meet, they could release as much energy as 100 million supernova explosions as they shatter their galaxy, a new study finds.<p>A team of prominent researchers has discovered what appears to be the start of two massive black holes at the centers of their own galaxies beginning to …

Universe

Today's computers face more attacks than ever

More malicious software has been created in the past 2 years than in the previous 10 years combined.<p>Nestled into a storefront at the top of San Francisco's tree-lined Valencia Street is one of the city's top defenses in the war against malicious-software infections: a computer repair shop owned by …

San Francisco

New Baldur's Gate game in the works using its original engine

You may think of Baldur's Gate as a much-loved classic RPG series from now-defunct Black Isle Studios, but actually the franchise is more alive than ever. Meaty enhanced editions were released for <i>Baldur's Gate 1</i> and <i>2</i> in the last few years, and now it turns out a brand new Baldur's Gate title is in …

MHL's new adapter can handle 8K video and link your devices

If you thought MHL's existing adapter spec could handle just about everything under the sun, you ain't seen nothin' yet. The MHL Consortium has taken the wraps off of SuperMHL, a new connector format that's ready for hardware you can't even buy yet. It can play gigantic 8K videos at 120 frames per …

SmartThings device maker joins forces with Lowe's Iris

At CES, CentraLite announces a partnership with Lowe's Iris.<p>LAS VEGAS -- CentraLite may not be a household name yet, but this third-party manufacturer of SmartThings , PEQ , Ubisys and other home automation brands, has just locked down a partnership with Lowe's Iris <i>and</i> introduced a couple of new …

Home Automation

What to Expect at CES 2015

The annual CES extravaganza begins next week. While the relevance of products launched after the holidays seems questionable, it’s still home to tons of new and weird technology.<p>TNW will send three brave souls (Natt, Napier and Roberto) to the desert event to bring all the latest news from the …

Wearable Tech

The 11 biggest hacks and security breaches of 2014

2014 was a year like no other for technology. Security was on the forefront of many people’s minds, all while Android truly came into its own in the public eye – not just for enthusiasts but for the typical consumer as well. Numerous verticals received the Android treatment, namely in the domain of …

Security

FBI confirms: Lizard Squad under investigation for PSN, Xbox Live attacks

You’ve done it now, Lizard Squad. We can confirm that you’re under investigation.<p>The Federal Bureau of Investigation has started investigating Lizard Squad, the online group that took credit for knocking PlayStation Network and Xbox Live offline. On Christmas, Lizard Squad allegedly assaulted …

PSN is coming back online, Xbox Live is up — and that’s maybe because of Kim Dotcom

<i>Updated on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Pacific with Sony’s comment on the attacks.</i><p>Xbox Live and PlayStation Network went down yesterday for Christmas, and a group of cyberattackers known as Lizard Squad took credit for the damage. This led hacker-turned-entrepreneur Kim Dotcom to make a peace offering to …

LED mask concept lets you smile through the pollution

There are myriad reasons for wearing a face mask. In China and parts of South East Asia, they're commonly used as protection against alarmingly poor air quality, while in Japan and elsewhere they help reduce the chance of catching airborne diseases such as flu. Helpful as they may be, they're not …

Mercedes and LG keep drivers awake, brake cars automatically

CES 2015 is shaping up to be a big event for Mercedes-Benz, which will discuss its plans for self-driving cars in a keynote speech and show off a crazy prototype. LG has now revealed that it will supply the mono and stereo camera systems that will keep the cars in their lanes, dim the headlights, …

Mathematician Suggests New Way Get To Mars On A Budget

Sometimes the cheapest distance between two points is not a straight line<p>In 1991, Japan's budding space agency sent its first spacecraft to the moon: Hiten, alongside a smaller orbiter named Hagamoro. Hagamoro was supposed to orbit the moon, but mission control lost contact with it after it …

‘It Was Very Sloppy’ And Other Things Viggo Mortensen Has Said About His Distaste For ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ Trilogy

Viggo Mortensen has had an interesting career in front of the camera. When The <i>Lord of the Rings</i> trilogy began entrancing audiences in 2001, Mortensen — as the films’ triumphing hero — seemed destined to become a Hollywood icon. His follow-up to the blockbuster series of films, <i>Hidalgo</i>, was another …