Study Reveals The Most Googled 'Should I' Questions In Each State
An anonymous reader quotes BGR: One of the more interesting 2018 retrospectives we've seen focuses on which Google searches were the most popular across each state. Specifically, AT&T tapped into data from Google Trends and came up with a rather amusing look at the most popular "should I..." questions on a state by state basis. "Should I vote" was the most-popular question in seven states, which isn't surprising, given the exciting races in many areas. Indiana and Michigan, on the other hand,...
PyText builds on PyTorch for language recognition
Facebook has open-sourced its PyText project, a machine learning library for natural language processing (NLP) intended to make it easier to put together both experimental projects and production systems. PyText, built with Facebook’s existing PyTorch library for machine learning and used internally by the company, was created to address how machine learning using neural networks (such as for N...
HP Spectre Folio Review: A classy leather 2-in-1 ultrabook
If you’ve seen one laptop, you’ve seen them all, or so it seems. HP has challenged that notion with a new take on laptop design, eschewing metal and plastic lids, visible hinges, and port-lined edges for something completely different: a large, premium leather portfolio. The Spectre Folio catches the eye immediately, prompting questions like, “What the heck is that?” It’s … Continue reading
Israel's tech sector faces challenge from shortage of workers
Israel is struggling to recruit enough workers to its technology sector, a report showed on Sunday, creating a challenge for an industry seen as the country's main potential driver of economic growth over the next decade.
Apple Will Update iPhones in China to Avoid a Ban on Sales
The company said it would update the software of iPhones in China to try to resolve a legal dispute that threatens to block certain iPhone sales there.
Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix in January 2019
Netflix will be ringing in the new year in style, with blockbuster movies (Solo: A Star Wars Story and The Incredibles 2) and binge-worthy original television shows (season 2 of Friends from College, […] The post Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix in January 2019 appeared first on Geek.com .
Avoid Automation Failure: Invest in Your Workforce
With a wave of intelligent automation on the horizon, now is the time for enterprises to invest in the talent they need to build a workforce for the future.
What to expect from SD-WANs in 2019
In network circles, there may be no hotter topic right now than software-defined WAN (SD-WAN). Given WAN technology stood still for the better part of three decades, this makes sense, as most companies have a WAN that’s long overdue for a refresh and architectural update — and SD-WANs make this a reality. SD-WANs are definitely moving out of the early-adopter phase and into mainstream adoption....
BrandPost: Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router #5: Manual CLI-based Configuration and Management
CEO Outlook 2019: 5 Questions For Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said that simplicity and clarity will guide his company and its channel partners in 2019.
The business case for serverless
Zack Kanter Contributor Zack Kanter is the co-founder of Stedi. More posts by this contributor Why Amazon is eating the world While serverless is typically championed as a way to reduce costs and scale massively on demand, there is one extraordinarily compelling reason above all others to adopt a serverless-first approach: it is the best […]
Cydia shuts down purchasing mechanism for its jailbreak app store
Years after becoming one of the go-to destinations for iOS jailbreaks, Cydia’s app store is disabling purchases. Users will be able to access existing downloads through the store and access purchases via third-parties, but beginning this week, they’ll no longer be able to buy apps through the store. Founder Jay “Saurik “ Freeman revealed the […]
Apple Will Update iPhones In China To Avoid a Ban On Sales
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Apple said it would update the software of iPhones in China (Warning: source paywalled; alternative source) to try to resolve a legal dispute that threatens to stop the company from selling older iPhones in the country. Apple and its longtime chip supplier, Qualcomm, have been fighting in court over Apple's use of Qualcomm's technology. On Nov. 30, a Chinese court ruled Apple must immediately stop selling seven older iPhone models i...
In a Test, 3D Model of a Head Was Able To Fool Facial Recognition System of Several Popular Android Smartphones
Monthly Web Development Update 12/2018: WebP, The State Of UX, And A Low-Stress Experiment
It’s the last edition of this year, and I’m pretty stoked what 2018 brought for us, what happened, and how the web evolved. Let’s recap that and remind us of what each of us learned this year: What was the most useful feature, API, library we used? And how have we personally changed? For this month’s update, I’ve collected yet another bunch of articles for you. If that’s not enough reading mate...
Beat the 'crunch': new union for video games workers launches
Game Workers Unite UK will take aim at unpaid overtime, racism and sexism in sector It is known as “crunch” – long hours of unpaid overtime put in by computer games workers in the run-up to highly anticipated releases, often at the behest of managers. But the practice could soon be a thing of the past, as games workers unionise for the first time this weekend, taking aim at overtime, racism, se...
Free copies of Subnautica: Epic Games Store kickstarts your library with a winner
The Epic Games Store launched last week, meaning now we’ve reached the point where Epic hopes to lure you away from Steam. And one of Epic’s primary strategies? Borrowing from EA’s long-running “On the House” program, Epic is giving away free games every two weeks for the next year, or 26 free games total. After all, it’s harder to complain that your Steam library is so much larger than your Ep...
ET Deals: Soduku, Crosswords, Chess Strategies, and More for $1
Want to beef up your poker game? What about getting good at chess? This week's Humble Book Bundle by Wiley is designed to help you improve your strategies and overall competence with a bunch of marvelous DRM-free ebooks. The post ET Deals: Soduku, Crosswords, Chess Strategies, and More for $1 appeared first on ExtremeTech .
Orsted picks 3 leading banks for syndicated revolving credit facility
Denmark-based offshore wind farm developer Orsted A/S has chosen Taiwan-based Bank of Taiwan and Cathay United Bank, and BNP Paribas Taiwan as three leading banks to arrange and oversee planned 5-year secured syndicated revolving credit facility of NT$25 billion (US$812 million), with the fund to be used in development of two offshore wind farms with total installation capacity of 900MW situated to the west of Changhua County, central Taiwan, according to the company.
Facebook says new bug allowed apps to access private photos of millions of users
Facebook on Friday revealed that a major software bug may have allowed third-party apps to wrongly access the photos of up to 6.8 million users, including images that people began uploading to the site but didn't post publicly. The mishap, which occurred over a 12-day period in September, adds...
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