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IBM Watson At The US Open

September 9, 2017 by Courtney Ehrenhofler

Most people have heard of Watson, IBM’s supercomputer that is famous for winning Jeopardy! against human former winners of the show. However, IBM has announced they are branching out with…

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98.5% Of Non Form Letter FCC Comments Support Net Neutrality

September 2, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

98.5% of original comments (that is, not form letters or spam) sent to the FCC regarding net neutrality are in favor of keeping the current rules & protections in place according…

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FDA Issues Voluntary Recall On Vulnerable Pacemakers

August 31, 2017 by John Quilty

A security flaw has prompted the FDA to issue a voluntary recall on 465,000 pacemakers. There is a flaw in the firmware that can render the pacemaker controllable by outside…

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HTC Is Considering Selling Vive VR Side Of Company

August 29, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

HTC, the manufacturer behind the Vive headset, is considering selling off the VR division of its company as reported by Bloomberg Technology. Although the gaming world might best know HTC…

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Facebook Details Plans To Stop Fake News

August 28, 2017 by John Quilty

Facebook has announced steps to curtail the spread of fake news. In a press release, Facebook detailed that it will deny ads for “repeat offenders” of fake news stories. Facebook…

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Facebook Changing News Feed to Prioritize Faster-Loading Sites

August 4, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Facebook is working on a new Facebook news feed change yet again, this time to prioritize faster-loading websites. The changes will be rolled out over the next few months following internal…

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AMD Launches Radeon RX Vega Graphics Cards

August 1, 2017 by John Quilty

AMD has given details on its highly anticipated Radeon Vega cards. Three models were officially announced: Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooled Edition, Radeon RX Vega 64, and Radeon RX…

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Twitter Creates $99/month Tweet Promotion Service

July 31, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Twitter has created a service that automatically promotes your tweets for $99 a month and is currently testing in a closed beta as reported by übergizmo. After having lost a million…

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Google Fights Global Search Injunction From Canadian Court

July 26, 2017 by John Quilty

After losing a battle over search results in Canadian court, Google has now turned to the American court. In late June, Google was ordered by the Supreme Court of Canada…

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Apple Ordered To Pay $506 Million In Patent Dispute

July 26, 2017 by John Quilty

Apple has been ordered to pay $506 million to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) in a patent dispute. The case involved US Patent #5,781,752. This patent, referred to as…