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MMA fighter with links to Trump, questioned by FBI in Rosemont

A Russian mixed martial arts fighter who has connections with President Donald Trump, the president’s personal attorney Michael Cohen and Russian …

Donald Trump

ATM jackpotting reaches US shores

The hacking technique forces ATMs to cough up large sums of cash.<p>ATM manufacturers Diebold Nixdorf and NCR have warned that jackpotting attacks have …

ATMs

ATM makers warn of 'jackpotting' hacks on U.S. machines

(Reuters) - Diebold Nixdorf Inc and NCR Corp, two of the world's largest ATM makers, have warned that cyber criminals are targeting U.S. cash machines with tools that force them to spit out cash in hacking schemes known as "jackpotting."<p>The two ATM makers did not identify any victims or say how …

Cybersecurity

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says artificial intelligence is like fire

• Google CEO Pichai says that AI is like fire: while it is useful, we must use caution.<br>• He envisions that AI will play a big role in important advancements like finding a cure for cancer.<br>• The full interview airs on MSNBC on January 26.<p>In an interview with <i>Recode</i> and MSNBC, Pichai described artificial …

The Apple Watch Series 4 Could Save Your Life

New rumors are coming out about Apple's next big smartwatch.<p>The Apple Watch Series 3, which features LTE capabilities, just came out in September and …

Smartwatches

Origin PC invites you to gear up and see its etchings

At CES 2018, the custom system builder showed off new ways to jazz up its systems as well as updates to the hardware.<p>Origin PC is all about the customization, so it's not surprising that the new systems it showed at CES 2018 were mostly (though not entirely) about the razzle dazzle; the company …

Autodesk Maya

Galaxy Note8 Olympic Games Limited Edition comes with a white back, gold accents, and themed wallpapers

You might recall that Samsung produced an Olympic Games Limited Edition of the Galaxy S7 edge that was distributed to every Olympian competing (well, …

The most interesting new gadgets and gear from CES 2018

Samsung foldable smartphone production to start in November? [Update]

×<b>Update:</b> According to the Korea Herald, Samsung’s mobile chief Koh Dong-jin took a step back from the remarks he did at CES regarding foldable phones …

Viaroom Home uses AI learning to predict smart home activity

This startup, backed by ATES Networks, uses AI learning to predict your smart home's habits.<p>The Viaroom Home, the product of a startup backed by ATES Networks, is a self-learning home controller connected to the internet. It's meant to round up all your smart devices and anticipate home automations …

Machine Learning

CES Opens with Hot, New Gadgets: Pictures

United Kingdom

The Latest: Intel CEO addresses security flaw in its chips

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the CES technology show in Las Vegas (all times local):<p>7 p.m.<p>The head of Intel aims to steer the company toward new …

Virtual Reality

ARON is like futuristic wi-fi that works with infrared light

Surefire, a California-based flashlight company, is showing off its new infrared communication system, ARON, at CES this week.<p>What is it?<p>Surefire’s ARON (Augmented Reality Optical Narrowcasting) is a form of wireless data transmission involving beams of light. It transmts information via infrared …

The Anker Nebula Capsule is a tiny Android projector and speaker (Update: now on sale)

<b>Update:</b> Anker is now selling the Nebula Capsule, its miniature Bluetooth speaker/Android projector, via Amazon.com. The device, from Anker sub-brand Nebula, originally appeared on Indiegogo where it was available in limited quantities at $199 and $269.<p>Anker has now officially launched the device at …

Asus' adorable Zenbo home robot will be released in 9 to 12 months

The Zenbo was announced on Monday at Computex, stealing some attention from the company's new laptop and smartphones.<p>Asus made many exciting announcements on Monday at Computex, including the reveals of the ZenBook 3 and the ZenFone 3 range. Perhaps most surprising, though, was Zenbo, Asus' …

Could this company be the future king of VR software?

For all the talk of the advanced technology behind upcoming virtual reality devices, there’s one video game truism that remains constant: Without …

Privacy-focused Blackphone 2 is ready for pre-order

Blackphone 2, the second iteration of Silent Circle's privacy-focused handset, is now available for pre-order -- assuming you don't mind reserving a device without knowing its price. The original Blackphone was sold at the flagship-level cost of $629, but remember, this one's more sophisticated …