nowtechTV

By Jérôme Keinborg | Publications de nowtechTV et articles intéressants. Suivez l'émission #techscope pour commenter en direct nos flips ! Et si vous aimez nos Flipboards vous pouvez contribuer à notre developpement : http://paypal.me/nowtechTV

Nintendo’s bringing DIY robots and more to the Switch using cardboard

Nintendo’s big new surprise interactive experience for the Switch is now official, and it’s basically a maker kit for the portable console that uses cardboard component pieces to allow people to build a range of different creations and play with them using the console to power games that interact …

Gaming

Tim Cook says you’ll soon be able to turn off the system that slows iPhones as the battery gets older

As we learned back at the end of December, Apple has been limiting the maximum performance of iPhones as the batteries within get older. The goal, they’ve stated, is to prevent random device shutdowns as time goes on and the battery’s output starts to wane.<p>But that’s something they ought to have …

Tim Cook

Facebook introduces Watch Party to let you watch shows together with friends

A new feature for groups<p>Facebook today began testing Watch Party, a new feature available to groups that lets members watch videos at the same time while continuing to comment and interact. Any public Facebook video can be included in a Watch Party, whether it’s live or prerecorded. The goal is to …

Facebook

Colgate’s new smart toothbrush is exclusive to Apple Stores

Would you believe there’s no Android app?<p>The Colgate E1 is the first smart toothbrush from the dental hygiene company, and it’s teaming up with Apple to exclusively sell it in Apple Stores and on Apple’s website, via <i>Business Insider</i>.<p>The E1 comes with a companion Colgate Connect iOS app (shockingly, …

Apple Store

Instagram is testing a new text-only option in Stories

It’s called ‘Type’<p>Instagram is testing a new “Type” feature within Stories for users to share text-based messages as an alternative to photos or video, as reported by <i>The Next Web</i>. Though this was originally spotted last December among users in Japan, it’s now appearing for select groups in Europe, …

Instagram

Giphy builds transparent GIF library for Instagram Stories

Instagram now lets some users slap background-less GIFs sourced from Giphy onto their Instagram Stories. Rolling out for wider testing with a Giphy-branded design, the new GIF sticker engine could further differentiate Instagram Stories from Snapchat, which has yet to embrace the animation GIF …

Giphy

Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin exits COO role, now filled by former Pandora COO Sara Clemens

Twitch today announced its co-founder Kevin Lin will be stepping down from the COO role at the company, amid a series of new executive hires. Lin will continue to work at Twitch in a newly developed, and still unnamed, role leading “Culture, Strategy & Innovation” which reports directly to Twitch …

Startups

Apple commits to contribute over $350 billion into US economy over the next five years

Investments in manufacturing, the App Store economy, and 20,000 new employees<p>Apple has announced that it will be contributing $350 billion into the US economy over the next five years, combining both new investments and its existing spending with domestic companies for supply and …

Economy

Apple HomePod : 1 million d’unités produites, son lancement est imminent !

<b>Le lancement du HomePod d’Apple approche à grands pas puisque 1 million d’unités ont été produites selon de récentes informations. Inventec, un des</b> …

Apple

Les plateformes du darknet n’ont que peu d’influence sur le trafic de drogue mondial

<b>Une étude de l’Oxford Internet Institute révèle que les circuits de vente de drogue via la plateforme Tor n’ont pas rendu les produits plus</b> …

Technologie

Un bug fait de nouveau planter les iPhone à partir d’un message texte

Il suffit de copier-coller un mystérieux lien dans un message pour bloquer l’application iMessage, voire faire redémarrer l'iPhone.<p>Bonne nouvelle …

Apple

Les aliens à l'assaut de Tokyo pour les 40 ans de Space Invaders

Des aliens projetés sur les vitres intérieures d'un gratte-ciel de Tokyo: pour les 40 ans du jeu vidéo iconique "Space Invaders", les fans peuvent …

Tokyo

DJI tease son nouveau produit attendu la semaine prochaine

<b>Si DJI était bien présent lors de la récente édition du CES, la firme n’a pourtant pas profité du salon pour présenter un nouveau modèle de …

Innovation

Twitter faces trademark infringement lawsuit from podcast network

TWiT, aka This Week in Tech, is suing Twitter. The well-known tech netcast says Twitter has broken a number of written and oral agreements and is infringing on its trademark. The two companies started up around the same time in the mid-2000s, with Twitter co-founder Evan Williams telling TWiT's Leo …

Leo Laporte

Google will make page speed a factor in mobile search ranking starting in July

Google today announced a significant change in how it ranks websites for mobile searches: it will now take page speed into consideration as one of its signals, the company says. The change, which Google is referring to as the “Speed Update,” will go into effect in July 2018, and will downrank very …

SEO

Project Fi creates its own version of an unlimited plan

Bill Protection<p>Google’s Project Fi has tweaked its plans to make the service more attractive to heavy data users. The MVNO has launched a new feature called Bill Protection that will cap your $10 per GB data bill at $60 a month, while still allowing you to use as much data as you want, essentially …

Google

Google and Salesforce unveil first elements of partnership

Last fall at Dreamforce, Google and Salesforce announced a partnership. Today, the two companies unveiled the first pieces of that agreement.<p>For starters, Google Analytics 360 users can now import data from the Salesforce CRM tool such as leads and opportunities, among other pieces. This could …

CRM

Bloated Facebook Messenger promises to simplify in 2018

“The app became too cluttered,” Facebook’s head of Messenger David Marcus announced today in a post of plans for 2018 including “massively simplifying and streamlining Messenger this year.” Between Messenger Day/Stories, its Snapchatty augmented reality camera, a bot Discover section, games, and …

Chatbots

YouTube Sets Stricter Requirements for Creator Partners in Response to Advertiser Concerns

YouTube is making its creator revenue-sharing program more restrictive and will start manually reviewing all videos in its Google Preferred premium …

Advertising

Si vous n'êtes pas assez actifs, Instagram pourrait cacher vos "like"

Tout est bon pour pousser les internautes à passer du temps sur les réseaux sociaux... Y compris de basses manœuvres.<p>Vous venez de poster une jolie …

Réseaux Sociaux

Speedometer 2.0 : un nouveau benchmark web par Apple et Google

Quatre ans après la sortie de la version 1.0, Apple actualise, en collaboration avec Google, son benchmark pour les navigateurs web. Speedometer 2.0 …

IOS

Une intelligence artificielle qui lit comme les hommes

Cette avancée, développée par Microsoft et Alibaba, pourrait améliorer à long terme nos conversations avec les machines.<p>A, B, C, D, IA. Non contentes …

Intelligence Artificielle

Les 10 plus grosses crypto-monnaies s'effondrent à cause d'un grand mouvement de cession

• <b>Les dix plus grosses crypto-monnaies par capitalisation s'effondrent ce mardi 16 janvier.</b>• <b><br>Les crypto-monnaies ont beaucoup augmenté en 2017 mais le</b> …

Crypto-monnaies

Twitter se défend de surveiller les messages privés de ses utilisateurs

Project Veritas, une organisation américaine ultraconservatrice, accuse Twitter de surveiller les messages privés de ses utilisateurs. Le réseau …

Réseaux Sociaux

One person is probably responsible for almost 600 percent of Bitcoin's price rise

Bitcoin is complicated. From what, exactly, it's good for to who created it, there remains a host of unanswered questions about the world's foremost …

Bitcoin

Contraceptive app under fire for causing unwanted pregnancies

A contraceptive app used by more than 500,000 women has come under fire after reportedly causing 37 unwanted pregnancies. Stockholm's Södersjukhuset hospital has now reported the Natural Cycles app to the Swedish Medical Products Agency (the government body tasked with the regulation of medical …

Contraception

Google expands network with new data centers, subsea cables

Google will build five new regional data centers in 2018 and three subsea cables in 2019 to further grow its worldwide network.<p>Google is expanding its existing cloud network with new data centers this year and new subsea cables in 2019, the search giant said Tuesday in a blog post.<p>It will add data …

Internet

Ces femmes qui ont révolutionné l'informatique moderne

Ada Lovelace, Margaret Hamilton, Grace Hopper... l'histoire de l'informatique se conjugue depuis ses débuts au féminin.

Informatique

Galaxy S9 : Samsung Laisse Fuiter Les Principales Caractéristiques De Son Nouveau Téléphone

<b>Seulement trois semaines après avoir dévoilé le design final du Samsung Galaxy S9, une fuite a confirmé les caractéristiques majeurs du nouveau</b> …

Android