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US judge says that Yahoo must face lawsuits over data breaches

Yahoo argued that victims of the breaches didn’t have the legal standing to sue<p>A US court has ruled that lawsuits against Yahoo concerning a pair of massive hacks can move forward, according to <i>Reuters</i>.<p>The lawsuit concerns two major breaches: one that occurred in 2013 that impacted more than a …

Adobe accidentally leaked its upcoming photo editing app for novices

At its MAX Conference last year, Adobe announced that it was working on Project Nimbus, an all-new photo editing app that included simplified tools, as well as cloud storage and syncing for your files. The folks at MacGeneration noted that the company released it prematurely to some Creative Cloud …

Apps

Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition could offer 6GB of RAM and 256GB storage

If a recent rumor out of <i>Weibo</i> is to be believed, Samsung will launch a special edition of the Galaxy Note 8 in its home market. Dubbed the Galaxy …

What is HomeKit?

If you see a "HomeKit compatible" label on the packaging of a smart-home device, that means you can control it with your iPhone or iPad. HomeKit is Apple's smart-home software. It works in the background on modern Apple devices and allows you to control your connected lightbulbs, locks and …

Home Automation

The Most Important Work Relationship To Work On

One of the main reasons I like Twitter is the opportunity it provides to gain insights into fields that interest me. Twitter is where I happened across Dr. John Ballard and his book, published by Praeger in 2015, <i>Decoding the Workplace: 50 Keys to Understanding People in Organizations</i>.<p>I took a …

London School of Economics

Sizing up the cloud wars: Three Seattle VCs break down the competition between Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google

When it comes to the public cloud, there are three companies at the forefront of everyone’s mind: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google. How do …

YouTube for Android TV gets its first update in over a year with massive redesign

Android TV is neglected in a lot of ways, but Google is finally giving it some attention as we approach the debut of Android O. Today the company has updated the YouTube app for Android TV out of nowhere, and it brings a massive redesign and more.<p>The new UI is still in the same realm as Android …

Top Docker execs: How the container powerhouse is positioning itself for a multi-cloud world

The CIOs have spoken: they’re determined to pursue a multi-cloud strategy, and Docker thinks it is well-positioned to help make that happen.<p>That’s …

Docker

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

dataportal

IBM Is Clueless About AI Risks

Earlier this week, David Kenny, IBM Senior Vice President for Watson and Cloud, told the US Congress that Americans have nothing to fear from …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft Office 365 is Disrupting the eDiscovery Industry in a Major and Permanent Fashion

The adoption of cloud-based Microsoft Office 365 (“O365”) within enterprises is growing exponentially. According to a 2016 Gartner survey, 78 percent …

E-Discovery Automated: New Technology is Changing the Top Tools for Law Firms

<i>E-discovery ushered in the era of legal technology. Now, newer technologies, and those using them, stand to change the tools and how they’re</i> …

TX Supreme Court Addresses Format of Production, Applies Proportionality

<b>In re State Farm Lloyds, Nos. 15-0903, 15-0905, 2017 WL 2323099 (Tex. Mar. 26, 2017)</b><i>Today, we elucidate the guiding principles informing the exercise</i> …

Hadoop and Big Data

Hadoop and Big Data are in many ways the perfect union – or at least they have the potential to be.<p>Hadoop is hailed as the open source distributed …

How This Chief Information Officer Tests Whether Data Is Worth the Money

There's an endless amount of talk about the importance of data for marketing, but not much talk about how to weigh its value against its cost.<p>In …

Advertising

Harness These 4 Habits to Bring an End to Your Procrastination Problem

Develop these habits to uproot the habit of procrastination without falling in the trap of restlessness.<p><i>How do I give up procrastination? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Awdhesh</b> …

Procrastination

Surface Laptop is Microsoft's $999 flagship for Windows 10 S

The latest Microsoft PC is a traditional high-end clamshell running the new Windows 10 S operating system.<p>Microsoft has a new Surface computer, but rather than a touchscreen tablet that adds a keyboard cover, the new Surface Laptop is exactly what it sounds like -- a shockingly traditional …

Oil Inventories Are Falling And They Could Fall Further

After seeing days of rising oil prices, led by things like falling crude stocks, OPEC extension possibilities, and some other data that has come out, …

There's a dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really understands how it works

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by researchers at the chip maker Nvidia, didn't look different from other autonomous cars, but it was unlike anything demonstrated by Google, Tesla, or General …

25 Ways To Cut Employee Stress And Boost Productivity

Employee stress is a problem. For every employee. At every company.<p>Stress naturally occurs in the workplace. When left unchecked, it can wreak havoc on employee health and productivity.<p>In fact, stress has been associated with physical problems like a weakened immune system, stomach aches, high …

Which smart lights should you use with Amazon's Alexa?

When you think about making your home "smarter", the first thought is usually towards the thermostat or your front door — things you have to drop …

The Permian Basin Could Be The Biggest Nemesis To The Oil Prices Recovery?

Courtesy: Downstreamview.<p><b>Article thesis:</b><p>Investors have seen oil prices trading consistently above the $50 per barrel since OPEC and non OPEC decided …

Most U.S. workplaces still use ‘old-school’ tech like email and phone calls to communicate

Old habits die hard.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>We’ve all seen the images: Happy young employees, working productively in open-air workspaces, easily collaborating with …

The Workplace

10 Hacks for a Better Credit Score

7 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score<p>Four Steps to Rebuilding a Bad Credit History<p>10 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Credit Score<p>How to …

Your computer’s blinking LED is actually a huge security risk

Researchers have discovered a way to hack into a computer by aiming a drone at the tiny blinking light found on most Windows desktops.<p>The espionage …

Google Rolls Out GPU Cloud Service

The largest Internet company on the planet has made GPU computing available in its public cloud. Google announced this week that it has added the …

A financial planner explains exactly how you should prioritize your money

The majority of people who approach me for advice are most interested in guidance as it relates to their investment portfolios.<p>I would like to point out that there is a hierarchy of personal financial priorities, and though very important, investing for the future should be considered third of the …

Verizon offers taste of 5G as it expands network trials

We're slowly inching toward a super-connected 5G world.<p>Verizon said Wednesday it plans to offer "5G" service to some customers in 11 US markets by mid-2017, boasting that this rollout will be the largest proving ground yet for the next-generation wireless technology.<p>Certain "pilot" customers in Ann …

Telecoms

The Right Way to Turn Your 401(k) Savings Into Retirement Income

Only a third of plans help you do that, the GAO found.<p>If you’re counting on your 401(k) plan to help you convert the money you’ve accumulated during …

Retirement

TRUMP'S ENERGY PLAN: 'We must take advantage of the estimated $50 trillion in untapped shale, oil, and natural gas reserves'

Shortly after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the White House posted the administration's "America First Energy Plan" on its website.<p>While the plan lacks specifics about implementation, it lays out a foundation for US energy policy for at least the next four years.<p>Key highlights from …