Miguel Boloboski

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Ford replaces CEO Mark Fields with self-driving chief

Ford has fired CEO Mark Fields and replaced him with self-driving car chief Jim Hackett, the company announced this morning. The news comes amid turmoil in the company, including a steep 25 percent drop in car sales so far this year and layoffs of 1,400 salaried employees, with possibly more to …

There's an easy fix for WannaCry, if you haven't rebooted yet

There's a glimmer of hope for a specific subset of victims in the WannaCry hack. Security researchers have released a fix that gets rid of the ransomware and restores a device's files, though it only works on Windows XP to Windows 7, and only on computers that have not been rebooted since the …

Video shows 'bullying' incident days before 8-year-old took his life

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Mother's Day, Cornelia Reynolds will remember her "only child, my best friend and my first true love."<p>Security footage shows her 8-year-old son, Gabriel Taye, falling unconscious at a Cincinnati school in an incident that may have led to the boy's suicide two days later, an attorney for …

Ransomware 'WannaCry' attack explained

A ransomware attack targeting organizations, businesses and hospitals is spreading across about 100 countries.

Scientists have uncovered exactly what makes a photo memorable

By Matt McFarland<p>How can any photographer take an image that will never be forgotten? For starters, quit taking nature photos, whether it’s a sunset, mountain range, lake or ocean. Those images are among the least distinctive, according to an MIT algorithm trained to recognize memorable photographs …

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Google granted patent to block TV spoilers

Google has been granted a patent for a new system to block TV and film spoilers from the internet<p>Google has been granted a patent for a new system for blocking TV and film spoilers for web users.<p>The now patented filter system can identify and then hide spoilers relating to TV shows and films from …

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge go on sale

Samsung has taken on Apple on the British high street, launching its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge handsets on the day the Apple Watch goes on pre-order<p>Samsung has launched its latest smartphones the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge on the same day that Apple rolls out its luxury Apple Watches for customers to take a …

Intel unveils smaller 3D depth camera for smartphones

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, speaking at IDF in Shenzhen today, announced a new, smaller, thinner model of its RealSense camera technology, which is designed for use in smartphones<p>If you’re unfamiliar with RealSense, it is essentially a 3D depth sensing camera. The technology can be used to add depth …

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Researchers build aluminum battery that can be charged in one minute

If there's one major issue plaguing smartphones, smartwatches and other gadgets we use every day, it's battery life. Now, a team of researchers at …

FBI: Hackers Exploiting ISIS Notoriety To Promote WordPress Hacks

Self-described sympathisers of extremist group ISIS have hacked their way into websites to leave messages for visitors, the FBI has warned. The law enforcement agency said yesterday many sites were being attacked because of unpatched flaws in their WordPress content management systems.<p>But the FBI …

Hackers who breached White House network allegedly accessed sensitive data

Russian-government hackers who reportedly breached the White House's computer systems late last year gained access to sensitive information, though US officials said at the time that they hadn't, according to a story published Tuesday by CNN.<p>Officials had previously said the White House breach, in …

London Thieves Take Up To $300 Million In Gems In Easter Heist

In a complex crime that relied on a descent down an elevator shaft and on heavy cutting equipment, thieves made away with up to $300 million in gems and other valuables stolen from a secure facility where jewelry stores often stow their holdings. It could go down as the richest heist in Britain's …

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Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since the …

Swyp is yet another one-card wallet vying for your attention

High-tech cards that store all your credit, gift and loyalty card info haven't exactly made it big yet, but the competition's already heating up. The newest entry in the race is called Swyp: a metallic device with a screen that transforms into the card you want to use when you need it, so long as …

SnapCam is iON's new $150 wearable lifelogging camera

What's the opposite of a selfie? Not sure? Well, we'd argue any photo from the SnapCam by iON (of Air Pro action camera fame) would fit that description. SnapCam is the latest entrant into the wearable lifelogging market (you may know Autographer, or Narrative already). The 1.5-inch square device …

The world's slimmest smartphone is now 4.75mm thick

How thin is too thin? Well, the Chinese smartphone makers are always pushing their limits on this end. Following Gionee's 5.1mm Elife S5.1 and Oppo's 4.85mm R5, today Vivo has set a new record with its X5Max, a 4.75mm-thick Android phone that still manages to pack a number of notable features. The …

FAA report shows spike in drone-related air traffic incidents

There's a reason why unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) aren't permitted to fly beyond 400 feet and within a five-mile radius from airports: they could cause a disaster if they smash a plane's windshield or get sucked into its engine. Unfortunately, some drone operators don't follow protocol, and …

Here's a machine that turns water into synthetic gasoline

Even with the amount of electric vehicles we've seen lately, it's likely going to be a long time until they completely replace traditional combustion engines on the road. So how are we going to get away from pricey fossil fuels until then? Well, water could be a possibility. German company Sunfire …

60 seconds with the world's first Bluetooth padlock

In just a matter of three months, the Noke smart padlock managed to make its way from Kickstarter to our Expand event as an Insert Coin contender, so of course it's rather special. First of all, it's a Bluetooth 4.0-enabled steel bolt that can be unlocked with a click on the shackle when your …

Tiny robotic scallops can swim through blood and eyeball fluid to fix you up

For years now, scientists have been trying to develop microscopic robots that can swim through bodily fluids and repair damaged cells or deliver medicine. Now, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany believe they've got the perfect design -- in the form of …

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes after launch

Virgin Galactic's latest plane/rocket, dubbed "SpaceShipTwo", crashed after takeoff this morning above the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. Director Stu Witt told Bakersfield, California's <i>KGET</i> that the plane crashed east of Mojave. Two pilots helmed SpaceShipTwo, and their condition is …

Google Copresence reportedly is an upcoming short-range file transfer service

It seems Google is gearing up for the release of a new communication service dubbed “Copresence” that will reportedly make it easy to share files, pictures and other data with those nearby. This might sound a lot like Android Beam to you at first glance, but the biggest differences are that this …

HP reveals Sprout: The strange 3D-scanning, multi-display all-in-one PC

We've seen some strange devices here at Engadget, but honestly, we've never seen anything quite like Sprout. It's a unique machine that combines an all-in-one Windows 8 PC with a set of 3D scanning cameras, a giant tactile touchpad and a downward-facing projector (for displaying graphics on said …

LG's next phone will be the first with one of its own CPUs inside

LG has been trying for years to catch up to Samsung and Apple in phone sales, and its next step on that path is to make a device with an LG CPU inside. The G3 Screen phone that it's releasing this week in Korea will have an eight-core "NUCLUN" (pronounced NOO-klun) processor, based off of an ARM …

Google plans to make a component store for its modular phone

Project Ara is surely one of the most exciting things Google is working on right now -- at least from the ones we're aware of. Better yet, given how young it is, chances are it will only keep getting better and more interesting. While speaking at a Purdue University event, Google's Paul Eremenko, …

Lockheed Martin thinks it can give the world unlimited clean energy in 20 years

Remember back in the '50s, when official-sounding newsreels promised that we'd have new-kew-lur-powered cars by the '70s and no one would ever be unhappy? Probably not, since we've gotten a skewed sense of history from watching too many episodes of <i>Futurama</i>. Still, several decades behind schedule, …

Audi's self-driving RS 7 hits the racetrack this weekend (video)

Audi, who's long been toying with the idea of building self-driving cars, has upgraded one of its RS 7 sedans to be an autonomous concept vehicle for those who like to ride fast. The prototype looks pretty much like a production version RS 7, except its steering wheel, brakes, throttle valve and …

Soldiers will soon steer iRobot's machines with an Android tablet

While iRobot's most famous for creating the Roomba, the robotic vacuum is far from being its only product: the company actually supplies defense, reconnaissance and first response machines to authorities, as well. In an effort to make these robots a lot easier to control in high-stress …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Tesla D, 'Quake Column' and disaster-proof earth homes

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>We may take them for granted, but blue LEDs were difficult to develop -- it took 27 years to create the first one, and now they're in virtually every LED …

The flying car gets another shot at reality this October

Outside of goofy newscasters referencing <i>The Jetsons</i> and <i>Back to the Future 2</i>, flying cars don't get much airtime these days. The concept is far from dead, but similarly distant from viable reality: simply put, it's too expensive of an idea to exist as a consumer product with modern technology. …