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This could be the technology that will finally replace Bluetooth

Bluetooth has proven to be an incredibly useful innovation that has enabled wireless connections between devices over short distances with minimal …

Google Shuts Down TalkBin, A Feedback Platform For Businesses It Acquired In 2011

TalkBin, a customer feedback platform for businesses that was incubated at Y Combinator and then acquired by Google in 2011, is being shut down on July 31, citing “dwindling usage.”<p>Enquiries sent to the company are receiving a brief autoreply saying that the service is no longer being maintained or …

Facebook Just Fired A Huge Shot At Cisco

On Wednesday, Facebook introduced Wedge, making good on its promise from last year to push into the $23 billion Ethernet switch market, currently dominated by Cisco.<p>Wedge is part of the Open Compute Project (OCP), one of the most important tech projects Facebook has ever created. OCP began in 2012 …

Arnaud Montebourg Vs Google : le ministre menace de déclarer Google illégal [MÀJ]

<b>Au lendemain des indiscrétions du Point prédisant à Google un redressement fiscal d’1 milliard d’euros, Arnaud Montebourg, le bien nommé ministre du</b> …

US phone companies to explore replacing all phone numbers with IP addresses

Voice-over-IP (VoIP) is nothing new, of course, but so far it's been regarded merely as an add-on to America's regular, analog-based copper and cellular voice networks -- networks that are currently maintained as a matter of legal requirement. The FCC isn't necessarily such a stickler for …

South Korea Reveals Plans for 5G

4G and even LTE-Advanced seem so last generation now that South Korea has revealed plans to build a 5G network. According to Yonhap News, the country’s communications technology ministry will put in 1.6 trillion won ($1.5 billion) and work with local firms through 2020.<p>The 5G network is expected to …

[VIDÉO] L'agence Reuters a compilé les photos les plus marquantes de l'année | Slate.fr

Newsletters<p>Ministre des Solidarités et de la Santé, vous venez, enfin, d’annoncer la gratuité des médicaments du sevrage tabagique. Merci. Il vous …

Qu'est-ce qu'un connard? | Slate.fr

Temps de lecture: 10 min<p><b>Assholes: A theory</b> ; Aaron James<p>Surfant sur la vague de l’opuscule philosophique mi-sérieux mi-drôle (ou plutôt: traitant …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

How Hacker News Page Rankings Really Work

Page rankings are the secret sauce of websites that automatically aggregate user submissions. The basic formula used by Hacker News was published a …

2013, pire année pour la télé aux Etats-Unis | Slate.fr

Temps de lecture: 2 min<p><i>«Une météore est en train d’arriver, et je pense que ma télévision ressemble trop à un dinosaure pour réussir à l’éviter.»</i> …

Suisse: Echec d'une votation visant à limiter les hauts salaires

Les Suisses ont refusé dimanche de limiter les hauts salaires, selon les premières tendances...<p>Les Suisses ont refusé dimanche lors d'une votation de …

Trierweiler affirme qu'elle "ne se taira plus"

A l'occasion de la remise du prix Danielle Mitterrand, la compagne de François Hollande a rendu aujourd'hui un hommage à l'ancienne première dame de …

Juxtaposing random Tweets with unprotected IP-based CCTV intercepts

Michael writes, "When working on SurveillanceSaver (a screen saver displaying random unprotected IP cameras) in 2008, I placed early Twitter messages …

What the hell is this monster?? 【Updated】

Recently, <b>Karapaia</b>, a Japanese news site focusing on the strange and weird, posted a video of what <b>seems</b> <b>to be</b> a giant monster being dug out of the …

We come from the future.

Shared from io9<p>One of the big questions animating the MCU’s fanbase at present: once Chris Evans retires as Captain America, who’s going to take up …

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Thanks, Snowden! Now All The Major Tech Companies Reveal How Often They Give Data To Government

<b>Graphic credit: David Lada.</b><p>Google has been pumping out a transparency report for years, telling its users how often the feds and local law enforcement ask for information about its users. Up until this year, it was one of the few companies that did so. Then NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden …

Disability technology: Is the future already here?

<b>Technology has long been heralded as a solution to the many difficulties experienced by disabled people. So how can it help?</b><p>In the last 10 years, focus has shifted from desktop PCs to mobile devices. Today's smartphones are mini-computers with an increasing range of features for disabled people - …

Why Facebook Was Willing To Pay $3 Billion In Cash For Snapchat

This is a bold move from both Facebook and Snapchat.<p>Snapchat is a two-year old app that lets people send photos to friends that vanish 10 seconds or less after they're opened. It has no revenue, but makes up for its lack of revenue with eye-popping growth and engagement numbers.<p>It's hot now, but …

Premier PV pour avoir conduit avec des Google Glass en Californie | Slate.fr

Temps de lecture: 2 min<p>Après la première arrestation filmée avec des Google Glass, voici venu le temps du premier PV pour port de Google Glass au …

Facebook researchers are trying to predict when you and your spouse will break up

A Cornell professor and a senior Facebook engineer are claiming to have developed a Facebook algorithm that can accurately identify who you're dating and, especially for new relationships, whether you're in danger of breaking up.<p>The algorithm depends on a new metric the researchers are calling …

WhatsApps Shows BlackBerry The Mountain That Needs To Be Climbed

Yes, the 10 million downloads of the Blackberry Messenger app (BBM) on Android and iOS was impressive, but the announcement at Nokia World 2013 by WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum shows that the Canadian messaging platform has a long way to go before it can be considered significant in the modern market.<p>With …

Microsoft fires back at Apple: iWork is ‘watered down,’ and the iPad isn’t a ‘work’ machine

Apple’s full-frontal assault on Microsoft yesterday didn’t go unnoticed by the folks in Redmond.<p>During its iPad event yesterday, Apple went out of its way to not only attack devices like the Surface but also go after the company’s approach to operating system upgrades and productivity …

Apple reportedly cutting Samsung's share of next iPhone chip production

Cupertino to shift majority of manufacturing to Taiwan-based TSMC, according to Korean newspaper<p>Like every iPhone processor before it, the A8 chip in Apple's next flagship phone will still be made by Samsung, but according to Korean daily <i>Hankyung</i>, the majority of the manufacturing will be handled …

Apple Will Reportedly Unveil The Next iPhone On September 10

It’s about time for a new iPhone, and with the rumors about an iPhone 5S and maybe even a cheaper version getting stronger, AllThingsD now reports that the next iPhone will launch on September 10. Apple introduced the iPhone 5 on September 12, 2012, so there is a good chance AllThingsD’s sources …

Nokia's new Bluetooth 'Treasure Tag' will prevent you from ever losing your keys again

Nokia is preparing to launch a proximity sensor accessory for its range of Lumia Windows Phones. Sources familiar with Nokia's plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that the Finnish smartphone maker will debut a "Treasure Tag" accessory that combines Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC to track items from a phone. The …

The 14 Most Innovative Gadgets Of All Time

Wireless high-speed Internet everywhere? We're getting close thanks to LTE.<p>Cars that drive themselves? Google is working on it. Appliances that sync with your smartphone? Thanks, Nest.<p>We put together what we think are the best examples of gadgets that brought us into the future or are now showing …

Google Chromecast review: Google's $35 streamer inches on, not past Roku - CNET

MSRP: $35.00<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Google Chromecast</b> is a dirt-cheap wireless video dongle that streams Netflix, YouTube, Pandora, Google Music, Google Movies & TV, and HBO Go to your TV using Android or iOS tablets as remotes. Its small size hides neatly behind your TV and makes it easy to take with you when …

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