Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Microsoft Dials Its Way to Success with the Surface Headphones

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Microsoft Dials Its Way to Success with the Surface Headphones

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I always feel a bond with people who tell me they owned a Zune back in the day. Microsoft’s also-ran MP3 player never became a hit, but it was a fabulous little music machine and its influence can still be felt in the company’s hardware and software a decade later. Its Surface devices have put…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired How Fei-Fei Li Will Make Artificial Intelligence Better for Humanity

Hexbyte Tech News Wired How Fei-Fei Li Will Make Artificial Intelligence Better for Humanity

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Sometime around 1 am on a warm night last June, Fei-Fei Li was sitting in her pajamas in a Washington, DC, hotel room, practicing a speech she would give in a few hours. Before going to bed, Li cut a full paragraph from her notes to be sure she could reach her most important points…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Wish List 2018: 48 Smart Holiday Gift Ideas That Everyone Will Connect With

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Wish List 2018: 48 Smart Holiday Gift Ideas That Everyone Will Connect With

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From electric wheels to smart home hubs, this year’s holiday picks will delight tinkerers, travelers, and lovers of timeless design.01VanmoofElectrified S2Vanmoof banishes bulky batteries by hiding a 504-watt-hour cell inside this ebike’s 42-pound frame. The front-wheel motor has a city-shrinking 93-mile range, can pump out 500 hill-killing watts, and will hit 20 mph. Even if…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Official support for Windows 10 on ARM development – Windows Developer Blog

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Official support for Windows 10 on ARM development – Windows Developer Blog

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Today is an exciting day for Windows 10 on ARM. With the official release of Visual Studio 15.9, developers now have the officially supported SDK and tools for creating 64-bit ARM (ARM64) apps. In addition, the Microsoft Store is now officially accepting submissions for apps built for the ARM64 architecture. This news comes at a great…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Why Sleep Apnea Patients Rely on a CPAP Machine Hacker – Motherboard

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Why Sleep Apnea Patients Rely on a CPAP Machine Hacker – Motherboard

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The Weakest Link is Motherboard’s third annual theme week dedicated to the future of hacking and cybersecurity. Follow along. Listen to Motherboard’s new hacking podcast, CYBER, here.Christy Lynn was tired all the time, and, after months of trying to diagnose the problem, one of her doctors thought they’d figured out why. “I didn’t fit any…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Airtable, maker of a coding platform for non-techies, raises $100M at a $1.1B valuation

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Airtable, maker of a coding platform for non-techies, raises $100M at a $1.1B valuation

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If data is the new oil, you might think of apps are the cars that need it to move. Now, a startup that has built a platform to let everyone — not just those with technical expertise — make and drive their own “cars” has raised a significant round of funding to grow its business.…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Judge rejects neo-Nazi’s First Amendment argument in harassment case

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Judge rejects neo-Nazi’s First Amendment argument in harassment case

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Free speech or harassment — Victim was flooded with hundreds of violent and anti-Semitic messages. Timothy B. Lee – Nov 15, 2018 10:55 pm UTC Enlarge / Andrew AnglinAzzmador / YouTubeWhen Andrew Anglin isn’t editing his neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer, he organizes harassment campaigns against perceived enemies. One target of an Anglin harassment campaign,…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Apple inks deal with A24 studio to produce original, feature-length films

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Apple inks deal with A24 studio to produce original, feature-length films

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Big Apple movies — Apple’s TV streaming service is rumored to debut in the first half of 2019. Valentina Palladino – Nov 15, 2018 10:33 pm UTC Apple has lined up another partnership to boost its video-content offerings. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Apple signed a deal with A24 studio, a…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Fallout 76 is online and lonelier than ever

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Fallout 76 is online and lonelier than ever

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friends we made along the way — Out of the gate, real people somehow make Fallout feel a little emptier. Sarah LeBoeuf – Nov 15, 2018 10:20 pm UTC Enlarge / All hail Hypnotoad!The first few hours in Fallout 76 are strange. It’s both familiar and foreign. The well-trod path of creating a character and…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Sony is skipping E3 2019

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Sony is skipping E3 2019

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PlayStation Minus — Sony: “We are exploring new and familiar ways to engage our community in 2019.” Sam Machkovech – Nov 15, 2018 10:06 pm UTC Enlarge / E3 loses one of its big three in 2019.Aurich / PlayStationShortly after E3 2019’s dates were announced on Thursday, one major player in the gaming industry, Sony,…