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Cyber Worries Help Push Doomsday Clock Closer to 2020-02-07 07:00:00The hands on the iconic "Doomsday Clock" moved to just 100 seconds to midnight last month. That is the closest they have come to the final hour sinc

The Two Faces of Open Source: ECT News 2020-02-06 14:00:00The open source software movement has evolved dramatically over the past two decades. Many businesses that once considered open source a threat now re

Oops - Google May Have Sent Your Embarrassing 2020-02-05 07:00:00Google misdirected a number of private videos that users of its Google Photos app intended to back up to Google Takeout, sending them instead to stran

Bridging the IoT Innovation-Security Gap 2020-02-04 10:00:00There is a problem with the Internet of Things: It's incredibly insecure. This is not a problem that is inherent to the idea of smart devices. Wearab

Coronavirus Pandemic: 6 Things We Should Be Doing 2020-02-03 17:35:39As I write this, the first studies of the Coronavirus outbreak are coming in. The count now exceeds 17,500 cases in 24 countries. There have been more

Solus Shines With Plasma Desktop Options 2020-01-31 14:40:22Solus, an independent Linux distro based in Ireland, is built from scratch on the Linux kernel and the flagship Budgie desktop. This week's release b

Tech's Role in Addressing Coronavirus and Other 2020-01-31 07:00:00WHO has declared the coronavirus a global health emergency in recognition that the disease risk no longer is confined to China. UN member countries ma

From Personal to Planetary: ECT News Roundtable, Episode 2020-01-30 15:47:17We asked ECT News Network's roundtable of industry insiders to reflect on their own personal tech preferences, to speculate on what popular gadgets m

DoubleTake App Turns Your iPhone Into a Multi-Cam 2020-01-29 07:00:00A new iPhone app allows you to capture two high-quality video streams simultaneously from any of the mobile device's cameras. Called "DoubleTake,"

Petitioners Demand Microsoft Release a Free Windows 7 2020-01-28 15:03:16The Free Software Foundation wants Microsoft to keep Windows 7 alive as a free operating system. Microsoft stopped providing free security patches and

With Foldable Razr, Motorola Makes Bid for Old 2020-01-28 13:06:32Motorola is taking orders for its $1,499 Razr foldable smartphone, and units are expected to start shipping on Feb. 6. Motorola made its mark on the m

Is Icahn Attempting a Hostile Takeover of HP? 2020-01-27 19:00:16When it comes to any merger, you often can't trust the reason the firms are merging, particularly if financial rather than operational managers are d


If the Galaxy S20 phones are too expensive 2020-02-14 08:43:00If you'd told me two years ago that Samsung would be selling a phone that starts at $1,400, I wouldn’t have believed you. At the time, you coul

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the iPhone 2020-02-14 08:37:00Update 2/14: The Galaxy Z Flip is available for purchase for $1,380, though the Unlocked and AT&T models are currently sold out. Sprint subscriber

Best robot vacuums: We name the most effective 2020-02-14 06:00:00Vacuuming is one of the most hated household chores. Here are your best choices for outsourcing it to some automated help.

Yeedi K600 robot vacuum review: Excellent cleaning without 2020-02-14 06:00:00This no-frills robot vacuum is a great option for first-timers.

The Criterion Channel review: The movie-streaming service for 2020-02-14 06:00:00It will never displace Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime, but the films—mostly classics, international fare, and cult-faves—rotating through

Broadcom ships the first Wi-Fi 6E chip for 2020-02-13 16:48:00Broadcom has announced what it’s calling the first Wi-Fi 6E chip for mobile devices, supporting 160MHz-wide channels in the 6GHz wireless spectr

Valve locks in Half-Life: Alyx's release date, but 2020-02-13 16:18:00Half-Life: Alyx will release on March 23. It’s not much of an announcement, maybe. We already knew Half-Life: Alyx was due t

Windows 10's first PowerToys app allows custom Snap 2020-02-13 12:00:00Note: We're republishing this story from Sept. 6, 2019, because an update has added multiple-monitor support to FancyZones, which resolves one of its

What to expect in Microsoft's new Windows 10 2020-02-13 06:30:00Windows 10 20H1 (version 2004) looks like it’ll finally be giving Windows users something to talk about, after a year’s worth of vanilla u

Cord-cutters: Here's how to audit your streaming TV 2020-02-13 06:00:00Avoid sneaky subscription charges by checking out these links and tools.

Amazon Echo Flex review: This tiny plug-in speaker 2020-02-13 06:00:00Just plug the compact and inexpensive Echo Flex into a wall outlet and start chatting with Alexa.

Acer Swift 3 (SF314-57-57BN) review: Thin, light, affordable, 2020-02-13 06:00:00With its slim profile and featherweight form factor, the Acer Swift 3 deftly balances size, power, functionality and price. Retailing for $700 and wei

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Coronavirus-battling robots deployed to help fight deadly outbreak 2020-02-14 16:05:25Could robots be a vital weapon in the battle against the deadly coronavirus?

Army Research Lab explores new '6G' and beyond 2020-02-14 12:49:04A dismounted soldier taking enemy fire in a high-intensity combat engagement comes across a vital enemy location, snaps a quick photo of the area with

Space Force is looking for ideas 'in good 2020-02-14 10:49:09Following its official creation this past December, the Space Force is looking for ideas on what the members of the newest branch of the U.S. military

Los Angeles wiping out 66,000 old marijuana convictions, 2020-02-13 19:33:14Los Angeles County prosecutors are partnering with a nonprofit technology firm to wipe out or reduce up to 66,000 marijuana convictions that dispropor

US accuses Huawei of spying on mobile phone 2020-02-13 14:19:31Chinese telecom giant Huawei reportedly built equipment that secretly preserves its ability to access networks through what's called 'lawful interce

Jeff Bezos splurges, spending $255M on LA properties 2020-02-13 08:23:10Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has completed a mind-boggling combined real estate transaction, plopping down a whopping $255 million on two Los Angeles-based p

Puerto Rico falls for email phishing scam, loses 2020-02-12 20:54:42The Puerto Rican government lost $2.6 million in an email phishing scam, which comes as the U.S. territory is still trying to recover from a 13-y

2 men claim 'Bigfoot' sighting in Ohio, video 2020-02-12 14:46:09Is Bigfoot hanging out in the Buckeye state?

Navy preps stealthy USS Zumwalt for new lasers, 2020-02-12 12:01:54Lasers, global strike weapons, hypervelocity projectiles, maneuvering Tomahawk missiles and precision-guided deck-mounted guns… are all part of

9 easy ways to get free Amazon gift 2020-02-12 04:00:59We all know Amazon is huge but prepare to be shocked. The tech giant brought in more than $280 billion in revenue last year, with $141 billion alone f

US Army to use gamers’ brain waves to 2020-02-10 14:54:09A group of experts wants to study the brain waves and eye movements of people playing a video game in order to build an advanced AI that could coordin

New laser-guided artillery round destroys moving target 2020-02-10 10:49:00Enemies hiding under a bridge, bunkered down on a specific floor in a large building, seeking cover on the backside of a mountain ridge or moving to a


Astronomers warn of ‘worrisome’ light pollution from satellite 2020-02-14 17:53:05The International Astronomical Union has issued the preliminary results from a study on the potential effects of multi-thousand satellite constellatio

HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through 2020-02-14 17:38:09HQ Trivia is dead. Today the company laid off its full staff of 25 and will cease operation of its trivia, sports, and word guessing games, a source c

Rocket Lab will launch a satellite to the 2020-02-14 16:57:39Launch startup Rocket Lab has been awarded a contract to launch a CubeSat on behalf of NASA for the agency’s CAPSTONE experiment, with the ultim

Vodafone Idea shares tumble 23% after India orders 2020-02-14 16:49:12Shares of Vodafone Idea fell by more than 23% on Friday after India’s apex court ordered the country’s second-largest telecom operator and

Class action suit against Clearview AI cites Illinois 2020-02-14 15:35:20Just two weeks ago Facebook settled a lawsuit alleging violations of privacy laws in Illinois for the considerable sum of $550 million. Now controvers

Tinder founder funds sex tips app Lover 2020-02-14 15:26:59Want to spice up the bedroom without paying for pills or awkward visits to a sex therapist? A new app called Lover lets you take a sexual personality

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon is now in Florida to 2020-02-14 14:53:15SpaceX has moved its Crew Dragon commercial astronaut spacecraft to Florida, the site from which it’ll launch in likely just two to three months

General Catalyst leads $6 million investment in team 2020-02-14 14:45:30In case you haven’t heard, VCs are loving on workplace software as of late, and productivity tools that help teams collaborate seem to be a part

Married co-founders are a startup’s secret weapon 2020-02-14 13:52:57“If I was running Clearbanc by myself, it probably would have gone off the cliff eight times at this point,” says Clearbanc co-founder And

6 strategic stages of seed fundraising in 2020 2020-02-14 13:17:32Seed fundraising is rarely easy, but it certainly used to be a lot less complicated than it is today. In a simpler world, a seed investor (or maybe tw

Why startups are raising more venture debt as 2020-02-14 12:55:23Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. As I write to you, SaaS and clo

Tesla locks in stock surge with $2B offering 2020-02-14 12:48:57Tesla has priced its secondary common stock offering at $767, a 4.6% discount from Thursday’s share price close, according to a securities filin