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Lenovo's new workstation is indeed 'Tiny' but packs a punch

Windows users who work in tight spaces and need a small form factor workstation with multiple display ports and solid processing power have a new …

Workstations

Chinese Satellite Relays a Quantum Signal Between Cities

On a clear night at the end of last year, a green dot appeared on the horizon near the Chinese-Myanmar border. “It was like a very bright green …

Quantum Mechanics

What billionaire Mark Cuban learned about building a successful business from the terrible boss who fired him

Tech billionaire Mark Cuban hasn't always been rich. He grew up in a working class family in Pittsburgh, and after he graduated from Indiana …

Success

How Quantum Mechanics Is Chinese Scientists’ Answer To Cybersecurity Attacks

A team of Chinese scientists has successfully beat the record for quantum entanglement. But what are the applications of quantum mechanics in …

Why Artificial Intelligence is Different from Previous Technology Waves

I’ve been around computing since my older brother got a Commodore 64 for Christmas in 1983. I took my first “business machines” class in high school …

Innovation

3 Separate Experiments Report Signs of a Phenomenon Beyond The Standard Model of Physics

A 99.95% certainty.<p>A review of three separate experiments has turned up "remarkably similar" results, pointing to what researchers say is a strong …

Physics

Top 10 Programming Languages 2017

Object Oriented JavaScript

Javascript Events Tutorial Part 2 - Javascript Tutorials for Beginning Web Development

Javascript Tutorial For Beginners - #3 Javascript Functions Tutorial

Javascript Tutorial - Programming Tutorial for Beginners Pt 1

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YouTube State of Flux: The Future of Content Creation

Is Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Really That Essential?

This week, Andy Rubin’s new company, Essential, announced their first smartphone. It’s technically named the Essential PH-1, and it’s meant to “fix …

Turn your phone into a document scanner with Adobe Scan

Throw your scanner into the trash immediately! Adobe's free app lets you capture, store and share all manner of documents. Here's how it works.<p>Using your phone to "scan" documents is nothing new. Using an Adobe app to snap, store and share those scans? That's new.<p>Adobe Scan (Android|iOS) is a free …

Apps

Apple has paid out $70 billion to developers

When Steve Jobs introduced Apple's App Store back in 2008, he introduced the developer-friendly platform with ... a free backgammon game.<p>Jobs called the system "pretty cool." Maybe not the hardest sell from a man famous for talking about how Apple products would change the world.<p>What he did stress, …

Apple

Uber Fires Former Google Engineer at Heart of Self-Driving Dispute

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber said Tuesday that it had fired Anthony Levandowski, a star engineer brought in to lead the company’s self-driving automobile efforts who was accused of stealing trade secrets when he left a job at Google.<p>What Mr. Levandowski did when he quit Google to start his own company, …

Uber

The Father of Android Is Back, and He's Built the Anti-iPhone

People who buy an Essential phone, he says, want technology that works for them, not the other way around.<p>The team knew from the beginning that it …

Google Glass

HTML5: Where the core web technology is headed now

HTML5 began making waves in software development many years before its official adoption in October 2014, reducing reliance on proprietary rich …

HTML5

Buried in a massive wall of corporate speak, Mark Zuckerberg revealed the future of Facebook

In a lengthy open letter, buried in lots of corporate technobabble, Mark Zuckerberghinted at a major change that could be coming to Facebook.<p>The …

Here's everything Google is rumoured to be launching in 2017

For years, Google was happy to be a software company.<p>It built the apps and services by other companies on their devices, and it the model worked well for Google. Its search engine is overwhelmingly the most popular way to find information online. Its mobile operating system, Android, is on more …

Google

Google’s Mammoth 55-inch 4K Jamboard Now On Sale Easily Undercutting Surface Hub

Google developed a high-tech whiteboard that costs $4,999 and is now available to purchase. While that seems a bit pricey, it is a much more …

Yuval Harari's New Book Feeds the Tech Czars' God Complex

Silicon Valley big shots like Sergey Brin and Peter Thiel are obsessed with immortality, and historian Yuval Harari's new book plays right into their fantasy.<p>What do the most powerful people in the world read? For Donald Trump, the depressing but familiar answer is nothing beyond tweets and …

Silicon Valley

Their code was used to hack Sony and create 'WannaCry.' Meet the 'Lazarus Group,' the armed robbers of the Internet

On Feb. 4, 2016, as employees left work to enjoy their weekends, the central bank of Bangladesh began firing off dozens of transfer orders to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, asking to remove money from its accounts — almost $1 billion.<p>It was a heist. The robbers hadn’t walked in with guns or …

Security

U.S. intelligence chiefs say reviewing use of Kaspersky software

WASHINGTON/TORONTO (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence officials told a Congressional committee on Thursday they are reviewing government use of software from Russia's Kaspersky Lab as senators raised concerns that Moscow might use the product to attack American computer networks.<p>National Security Agency …

The 25 richest people in UK tech

The British tech scene can't help but compare itself enviously to Silicon Valley.<p>It doesn't have the multi-hundred-billion-dollar tech giants like Facebook and Google, or the 11-digit billionaires like Mark Zuckerberg and bill Gates.<p>But at the end of the day, the British tech scene has still …

Wealth

Inc.'s 30 Under 30, the Most Brilliant Young Entrepreneurs of 2017 | Inc.com

30 Under 30<p>From left: Han Jin of Lucid VR, Karen X. Cheng of Karen X., Vladimir Tenev of Robinhood, and Laura Behrens Wu of Shippo Emily Shur<p>Meet the 30 Most Brilliant Young Entrepreneurs of 2017<p>Millennials get a bad rap for being overindulgent, needy and entitled, but these young founders would …

Startups

The five scariest hacks we saw last week

If something can connect to a network, it can be hacked. Computers and phones are still popular targets, but increasingly so are cars, home security systems, TVs and even oil refineries.<p>That was the message at this year's Black Hat and DefCon computer security conferences, which took place last …

Black Hat

Why Facebook Keeps Beating Every Rival: It’s the Network, of Course

The tech world just witnessed a robbery. The heist was so brazen you kind of had to admire it, even if it was pulled off with all the grace of a gas station stickup.<p>Facebook barged into Snapchat’s happy Venice Beach, Calif., mansion, took a solid inventory of the goods, then lifted the crown …

Mark Zuckerberg