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Analytics is not just about patterns in big data - Data Matters

<i>This is a guest blog by Nick Clarke, Head of Analytics, Tessella</i><p>For most people, the term ‘data analytics’ conjures up images of Amazon, Facebook and …

Data Warehousing

Philips Hue's new motion sensor will light up the room

Coming in October, the new $40 accessory can trigger Philips Hue lighting changes whenever it spots you entering the room.<p>This is typically the time of year when Philips tells us what's new with Philips Hue. And, sure enough, here we are with a new Philips Hue motion sensor accessory. Sync it up …

Home Automation

Spotify is punishing artists with Apple exclusives by decreasing their visibility

The fight between Spotify and Apple Music has been heating up for some time, but today things just got ugly — childish even.<p>Citing sources familiar with Spotify strategy, Bloomberg today detailed Spotify’s push to punish artists that release music as an Apple exclusive. Lately, the “exclusive” game …

Playlist

Are You Going To Read This Story, Or Just Share the Link?

Secret’s out, readers: we know you don’t read our stuff. You just look at our headlines and share our links, but you don’t click on our stories. You …

A Century Of Bodybuilding Photos Show A Marked Shift In Our Perception Of Body Image

Bodybuilding declares itself to be "the desired image of modern manhood." Do you agree?<p>Over the years, bodybuilding has literally grown.<p>Bodybuilders are getting bigger, bulkier and more orange as time advances, and while it's a part of our culture that many of us don't really understand, …

Jay Leno

Mozilla has killed the Firefox phone

Could Firefox OS come back as an Internet of Things platform?<p>Today, Mozilla revealed that it will no longer develop or sell Firefox OS smartphones and devices, ending a two and a half year effort to break into the low-end smartphone world. The news was originally announced at a developer event and …

Software

Here's why the iPad Pro's processor is so fast

Whatever you think of Apple's products, there's little doubt that the A9X processor in the iPad Pro is quick -- in a few cases, it rivals the performance you'd get from a laptop. But why is it so quick, especially when Apple tends to shy away from high clock speeds, many-core processors and other …

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Apps

Entreprendre.fr

ENTREPRENDRE.FR<p>Entreprendre.fr, le site de l'information économique, des entreprises et des cadres dirigeants. Retrouvez chaque jour le meilleur de …

Management

Billionaire buys famous painting with AmEx card, gets tens of millions of reward points

Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian, who doesn't exactly struggle to afford a plane ticket, can now likely fly free, in first class, with his whole family, anywhere in the world, for the rest of his life.<p>All because he bought a painting.<p>Liu was the winning bidder for Amedeo Modigliani's "Reclining Nude" …

Korben, roi d’internet, logo bébé avec des lunettes en mode thug life

Voici un nouveau type d’attaque qui utilise à la fois de la stéganographie et une technique nommée Polyglots pour pouvoir lancer un exploit sur un …

WordPress now powers 25% of the Web

One in four websites is now powered by WordPress.<p>Today is a big day for the free and open-source content management system (CMS). To be perfectly clear, the milestone figure doesn’t represent a fraction of all <i>websites that have a CMS</i>: WordPress now powers 25 percent <i>of the Web</i>.<p>The latest data comes …

Web Design

Activision buys Candy Crush maker King for $5.9 billion

Call of Duty and Candy Crush now part of the same company<p>Activision Blizzard announced today it will acquire King Digital Entertainment, the company behind mobile hits <i>Candy Crush Saga</i> and <i>Bubble Witch Saga</i>, in a $5.9 billion deal. The acquisition of King will make Activision Blizzard "one of the …

Periscope’s Apple TV app is now ready for your weekend binge-watching

As expected, Periscope has come to Apple TV. The streaming service launched an Apple TV app today, just in time for the retail launch of Apple’s new streaming box.<p>In many ways, Periscope seems more at home on Apple TV than mobile. Streams show up as large thumbnails that pop out as you hover over …

Smart TV

Watch this iPhone screen protector heal scratches within a second

The folks who came up with the self-healing iPhone case is now back with something a lot more impressive. Innerexile's earlier technology could repair light scratches within about half a minute (given the right temperature, that is), but the latest version can do the same within just a <i>second</i>! …

Who Will Driverless Cars Decide To Kill?

A question that will plague the autonomous car industry<p>In philosophy, there’s an ethical question called the trolley problem. If you had to push one large person in front of a moving trolley to save a group of people on the tracks, would you? This abstract idea has taken hold in programming …

Autonomous Cars

PHP 7 : la nouvelle version de PHP au crible

Quelles sont les principales évolutions de la nouvelle version du langage de script serveur ? Quel apport en termes de performance ? Le dossier de la …

Collège

Bacon and hot dogs can raise cancer risk, WHO says

The World Health Organization has confirmed some rather unwelcome dietary advice: Bacon, hot dogs and other processed meats can increase your risk of cancer. Not only that, fresh cuts of red meat probably cause cancer, too.<p>While doctors have long warned against eating too much meat, the WHO's …

Cancer

Fitbit health trackers can be hacked in just 10 seconds

Fitbit make a series of wearable devices that measure health statistics, such as blood pressure and heart rate. All of the information is then passed onto an online hub.<p>The hack, which Fitbit was made aware of in March, uses the open Bluetooth connection of a Fitbit wearable. Through this, a hacker …

Facebook Will Alert You If a Government Hacks Your Account

Rest assured that the next time some state-sponsored hackers go after your personal information on Facebook, the social networking giant will give …

Here’s how to keep your information private on the internet

Don't blame your phone for a poor sleep schedule, study finds

You've probably read an article or two about the negative effects of staring at a screen before going to bed (hell, you've probably read one of them while in bed). But, a study recently published in <i>Current Biology</i> finds that we may be blaming our illuminated robots for no reason. Poor robots. Many …

EPA investigation into VW thickens: Another emissions control software found

It appears as if the Volkswagen Group fit some of its diesel-powered cars with more than emissions-cheating software.<p>The U.S. Environmental …

Deezer Is Losing Subscribers But Growing Revenue

After filing for an IPO on Euronext, music-streaming service Deezer released its IPO documents in preparation for its public listing. The company plans to raise at least $343 million (€300 million). And yet, it is currently losing subscribers.<p>The French company separates its user base into three …

What I Saw Inside Apple’s Top-Secret Input Lab

An exclusive look at how Macintosh accessories are prototyped and tested<p>Insiders call it Vallco Parkway. The nondescript building, just a quick hop …

'Non-existent' laser razor hits Indiegogo after Kickstarter boot

A bladeless laser-based razor has been booted from Kickstarter for the seemingly minor reason that the product does not, currently, exist.<p>But even …

Image sensor research now underway promises to overhaul low-light photography — eventually

A brand new image sensor — the Quanta Image Sensor (QIS) — now under development at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering could fundamentally revamp the field of low-light photography.<p>The inventors are not just any random pair of whizbrains. One of them –Professor Eric Fossum — an engineer and …

Imaging

Twitter Will Cut More Than 300 Employees, 8 Percent of Staff

Twitter layoffs have arrived.<p>Twitter plans to lay off as much as 336 people, or 8 percent of its staff, as part of an internal restructuring plan, according to a filing submitted with the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday morning.<p>The move, which was first reported by <b>Re/code</b>, is intended to …

US Army will test a smart grenade launcher that hits hidden targets

After years of work, Orbital ATK (born from Orbital Sciences) is close to delivering a clever weapon that could help American soldiers in very tricky situations. As of early 2016, the US Army will start acceptance testing for the XM25, a smart grenade launcher that can defeat enemies behind cover. …

Apple's standalone keyboard, trackpad, and mouse just got a lot better

<b>Read next:</b> The iMac review.<p>Apple is updating its standalone keyboard, trackpad, and mouse today in ways that make them much better than they used to be. The key change across the line is that they're all switching from AA battery power to built-in batteries that charge over a Lightning cable. Their …