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Motorola's new Moto G is waterproof and customisable

Motorola's third-generation Moto G smartphone is water-resistant and can be customised using the company's Moto Maker service<p>Motorola has unveiled the latest update to its popular Moto G smartphone, offering the usual combination of low price and premium specs, but with added water-resistance and …

Google on 'Stagefright" exploit: not all Android bugs are this bad, thanks to Google's security measures

Bugs may be endless, but that doesn’t mean they are harmful… at least not all them are. Lead engineer Adrian Ludwig made sure to touch on this subject after the whole ‘Stagefright’ exploit was discovered by the media. This vulnerability is said to leave about 95% of Android users exposed to …

Thinking Outside the Box: How I Shot Photos of Lava at Home

Any object can be seen as something else given the right perspective. In this instance, fairly common items have been used to create the effect of …

Trey Ratcliff Designed an Ultimate Camera Bag, and Now It’s Blowing Up

It seems that when the Internet’s most followed photographer designs a camera bag, the world of photography listens. Travel photographer Trey …

Chrysler’s Solution To The Jeep Hack Is 1.4 Million USB Drives

You’ve probably read the WIRED story “Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It” by now. Either way, it was scary as hell. Today, the company behind Jeep has finally taken action and announced that it’s “recalling” 1.4 million vehicles because of what happened with WIRED’s Andy …

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Chipotle can't compete with McDonald's in one key area

About half of Chipotle customers only come "a couple of times a year," Chief Financial Office John Hartung told investors during an earnings conference call this week.<p>McDonald's is still the most visited restaurant for millennials, defined as people aged 18 to 35, according to analysts at Morgan …

Boeing 787’s Reliability Gain Is Giving a Supplier Headaches

After early hiccups, Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner is turning into a stellar performer for airlines. That’s creating an unexpected headache for the …

This startup wants to be the Amazon of Wi-Fi access for the Internet of things

If you want to connect your device to the cloud you have to build in some way to access the Internet, and that’s actually not an easy task when …

Watch the military’s new trillion-dollar fighter jet test its cannons for the first time

The F-35 fighter is one expensive military project, but the stealth plane should become a primary weapon for the U.S. and its allies soon. Sure, some …

Make Chrome and Firefox faster with just one click

If you're anything like me, you keep a lot of browser tabs open. And unless your PC is a serious powerhouse, that can choke performance across the whole system.<p>In my case, trying to run more than 8-10 tabs in Google Chrome results in a noticeable performance hit. And this on a reasonably speedy …

Software

How Mobile Technology Could Revolutionize the U.S. Voting System

Few topics are as controversial in the U.S. as voting. But regardless of politics, it's hard to argue against the fact that America's voting system, at least in many parts of the country, seems outdated. In the last presidential elections, 60% of all votes were still based on paper systems, …

Which wireless carrier has the best airport data coverage?

If you're a frequent flyer who spends a lot of time at airports in the US, you're better off using Verizon Wireless.<p>That's the conclusion from wireless testing firm RootMetrics, which released its bi-annual report on the state of mobile coverage in the nation's 50 busiest airport. As with the …

Telecoms

4 Freaky Plane Designs That Reimagine The Golden Age Of Air Travel

Powered by sonic booms and nuclear reactors, Tim Clark imagines aircraft from an alt-history of aviation without fossil fuels.<p>For all their convenience, airplanes are one of the dirtiest modes of transportation out there. A fully loaded A380’s CO2 output is equivalent to each passenger driving six …

Aviation

Desperate migrants and militant unions are threatening to choke traffic in the Channel Tunnel

On more than one occasion in the past few weeks, cars approaching the French port of Calais have been greeted with massive tire fires manned by shouting dockworkers.<p>The latest incident only disrupted traffic for drivers taking the cross-channel train between Calais and Folkestone; Eurostar …

UK Economy

CNET 20 Years - Page 27 - CNET

Next<p>The past 20 years mark the most rapid technological changes in human history.<p>Advances in privacy, safety and protection are great -- but stay vigilant, lest we lose the spirit of openness and sharing that has infused the Internet.<p>It won't be long before we wonder how the world got along without …

Meet the companies 'Uberfying' America's private jet market

BlackJet customers are charged a relatively modest membership fee of $5,000 per year, although that doesn’t include any actual flying. “The seat price is very affordable,” the company’s CEO Dean Rotchin told TNW. Similarly to JetMe, BlackJet doesn’t have its own fleet, but unlike the competitor it …

New Invention: Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks? PHOTOS • XbitGh | Ghana's Hottest News Portal

The political furore this week over the Airports Commission’s recommendation to expand Heathrow has obscured a more profound debate about aviation’s …

Aviation

Newspaper Rejects Foo Fighters Photo Contract, Will Buy Fan Photos Instead

There’s a revolution brewing in the world of concert photography. After photographer Jason Sheldon penned a viral open letter to speak out against …

Foo Fighters

Reg hack survives world's longest commercial flight

The Airbus A380 has a range of 15,200km, but the longest scheduled commercial flight using the aircraft is the 13,804km Dallas (USA) to Sydney …

Los Angeles

ANKR: Peace of Mind About Your Camera Bag for $25

I just installed an ANKR in my camera bag. Over the past 10 years I’ve had this reoccurring dream about my camera gear and my backpack being stolen. …

San Francisco

Greek parliament approves referendum on creditor reforms

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news about the Greek bailout talks (all times local):<p>2:53 a.m.<p>Greece's parliament has voted in favor of Prime …

Spotify or Apple Music? Which streaming music service is right for you?

If it seems like there's suddenly a whole bunch of different music streaming services, that's because ....there's suddenly a whole bunch of different …

For Onboard Wi-Fi, Not All Airlines are Equal

Nothing ruins an otherwise productive workday like the hours of dead time on a plane without Wi-Fi.<p>Onboard Internet is an engineering marvel—it's either beamed up to a plane's belly (or side) from hundreds of ground towers or bounced off a handful of satellites from above. But as most business …

Is Google’s Mobilegeddon Scaring Website Owners Into Bad Design Decisions?

“We aren’t worrying about our mobile traffic right now.”At my company Conversion Sciences, this is what we’ve heard from many — if not most — of our …

Jurassic World: Frankenstein for the 21st Century?

<b>Jack Stilgoe</b>: I was speaking yesterday at the Circling the Square conference in Nottingham and asked to say something about responsible innovation. Here’s the gist of what I said. I’ve been told to issue a SPOILER ALERT!, although I don’t think I’m giving away much of Jurassic World in harvesting …

Banks are skimping on website security

Nearly every major bank is using second-rate security to guard its website.<p>Capital One, JPMorgan Chase, Suntrust, Wells Fargo -- none of them use what's commonly referred to as the "best practice" in the industry when it comes to Web security.<p>The worst offenders are HSBC and TD Bank. Their …

Information Systems

A Wonderful App for Remotely Controlling Your Presentations

June 22, 2015 <br>Slides from de Mobo is a very good app that allows you to remotely control your presentations using your iOS or Android device. Slides …