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Wednesday 18 October 2017
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IDG Contributor Network: Advanced pedestrian detection is here. It is very useful and makes me nervous

Google Research has quietly made a breakthrough in the emerging area of image recognition and rapid video analysis — a breakthrough that...

CEO out at Ashley Madison parent firm after massive hack

The CEO of embattled Avid Life Media, the firm that operates the infidelity website AshleyMadison.com, stepped down today, according to the...

NSA wins battle over phone records collection as court lifts injunction

A U.S. appeals court has sided with the National Security Agency, striking down a lower court’s injunction ordering the agency to...

Crowd-sourced weather apps claim accuracy, but watch the sky anyway

Predicting the weather is an inexact science. The weatherman often seems to get it wrong, and you find you really didn’t need to lug...

Apple to work with U.S. defense department on wearable tech

The U.S. Department of Defense is teaming with Apple, Boeing, Harvard University and other organizations to develop flexible electronics...

Apple rewards CEO Tim Cook with $58M for bang-up job on Wall Street

Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier this week was awarded 560,000 shares, worth approximately $57.7 million, receiving the full amount of a grant...

The SDN network as a competitive advantage

While service providers such as AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon have long touted the capabilities of their networks, many of the large...

The Wrap: Intel drone investment, faster in-flight WiFi, IFA preview

Intel has invested millions of dollars in a Chinese drone maker as it hopes to catch up to Google and Amazon.  In-flight WiFi will speed...

Apple to help US military build flexible hybrid electronics

Look smart! Intelligence everywhere is the mantra of our increasingly connected planet and nowhere is this more apparent than in news Apple...

Apple, Samsung battle to the end over payment of damages

It may take some time for Apple to see any damages from its patent infringement dispute with Samsung Electronics. Apple is asking a...

Mirrativ app can live stream anything on your phone

Mobile gaming company DeNA has launched a live streaming app that lets users stream anything on their smartphones, from chats to apps and...

Facebook used a billion suckers on Monday — Mark Zuckerberg

For the first time, Facebook recorded more than a billion active users in a 24-hour period. Mark Zuckerberg says Monday saw about 15% of...

Intel reveals big data's dirty little secret

Companies are spending billions on tools and engineering to analyse big data, though many are hampered by one little problem: they still...

12 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser (with video)

Mobile Web browsing is all about finding what you need quickly and with as little hassle as possible — at least, in theory. In the...

Review: 6 things to know about the Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung is offering not one but two big high-end smartphones this year — and while the Galaxy Note 5 is the more prominent product of...

Google to freeze some Adobe Flash content starting Sept. 1

Google will stop some Flash content from automatically playing starting Sept. 1, a move it decided on earlier this year to improve browser...

Microsoft to deliver Windows 10's business update service in stages

Microsoft won’t have all the pieces in place for its Windows Update for Business (WUB), a new service touted in May that’s...

Lenovo leans on Motorola team to handle smartphone development

Lenovo’s Motorola Mobility division will take over the company’s smartphone development and manufacturing, as part of a...