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New York Times:
Europol chief says 200K computers in 150 countries were affected by WannaCry ransomware, while experts warn that new wave of attacks next week is likely   —  LONDON — Security experts are warning that the global cyberattack that began on Friday is likely to be magnified in the new workweek …
May 14, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Ultrahaptics raises $23M Series B for ultrasound-based “touchless interfaces” that users can feel, bringing total raised to about $40M   —  As huge tech companies continue to dump money into VR and AR technology looking to convince us digital objects in front of us are actually real …
May 6, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Collaboration software company Jive to be acquired by ESW Capital's Wave Systems for $462M and will become part of the Aurea family of companies   —  Jive, a community collaboration software company that was one of the biggest Enterprise 2.0-era success stories, going public in 2011 …
May 1, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Yusuf Mehdi / Windows Blog:
Microsoft announces Windows 10 Creators Update will roll out on April 11 as a free update; Surface devices will arrive in more countries on April 20   —  Creativity has led the inspiration of our world's greatest inventors, architects, educators, entrepreneurs, developers, and students …
Mar 29, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Google Maps adds feature that lets users share their location with friends and family on an ongoing basis or for a specified period of time   —  Google Maps has today launched a new feature to allow you to share your location with others.  While that might seem creepy, it's not the first to add this type of functionality.
Mar 22, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Nicole Casal Moore / University of Michigan News:
Researchers show how sound waves can exploit accelerometer vulnerabilities in a wide range of tech including IoT, cars, medical devices, and phones   —  ANN ARBOR—Sound waves could be used to hack into critical sensors in a broad array of technologies including smartphones, automobiles …
Mar 14, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Messaging app Line unveils AI assistant Clova and Echo-like smart speaker Wave, and says it has acquired a controlling stake in holographic AI firm Vinclu   —  Messaging app Line is set to make a big push into AI, later this year rolling out a Siri-esque voice assistant and an Amazon Alexa-style smart speaker …
Mar 2, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:
Samsung Chromebook Pro review: solid design, good performance and battery life, but Chrome OS and Android integration isn't perfect yet   —  Review: Chrome/Android integration is on the right track.  —  The market is about to be flooded with a new wave of Chromebooks, all focused on Android apps.
Feb 10, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Scott Rosenberg / Backchannel:
How Paper fits into the enterprise strategy at Dropbox, which is now on pace for $1B+ in annual revenue, according to CEO Drew Houston   —  To recapture its mojo, the decacorn is expanding from your file cabinet to your office.  —  Dropbox became a darling company of the cloud computing startup wave by keeping users' files in sync.
Jan 30, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Agam Shah / PCWorld:
D-Wave Systems launches 2000Q, a quantum computer with 2000 qubits, priced at $15M and double the size of its existing quantum computer   —  D-Wave's 2000Q quantum computer will ship to select customers but could ultimately be available to others via the cloud
Jan 24, 2017, 7:45 PMIn context

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