Google Doodle celebrates Susan B. Anthony’s 200th birthday
Google is marking the 200th birthday of Susan B. Anthony with its latest Doodle. Google Google is celebrating the 200th birthday of women’s rights activist Susan B. Anthony and the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the US with its latest Doodle, which went live on the search engine’s... Read more
If Apple’s 5G iPhone plans are still fluid, it’s in for quite a ride
If you believe most of the evidence out there, Apple’s iPhone designs are typically finished well in advance of their release, enabling the company to focus its final months on manufacturing the massive quantities users around the world will demand on day one. Due to problems with Intel’s 5G... Read more
Facebook canceled a 5,000-person conference in San Francisco because of coronavirus
Facebook is canceling an annual marketing conference it was planning to host in San Francisco next month over concerns about the new coronavirus — now officially known as Covid-19. “Out of an abundance of caution, we canceled our Global Marketing Summit due to evolving public health risks related to... Read more
US government goes all in to expose new malware used by North Korean hackers
Jung Yeon-Je/Getty Images The US Pentagon, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security on Friday exposed a North Korean hacking operation and provided technical details for seven pieces of malware used in the campaign. The US Cyber National Mission Force, an arm of the Pentagon’s US Cyber Command,... Read more
The best Presidents Day 2020 deals: Laptops from Lenovo and Dell, mattresses, SodaStream, vacuums and more
Sceptre Not every holiday can be as exciting as Thanksgiving or Christmas. And as it’s always within a few days from Valentine’s Day , Presidents Day has it tough. But retailers are doing their best to jazz things up with some Presidents Day sales. In some cases, like a... Read more
Activision Blizzard Pulled Its Games From Nvidia’s Streaming Service
Greetings and salutations! Welcome to Replay, where every week we catch you up on all the biggest videogame news—and, in this case, the conventions you maybe can manage to skip. Let’s get to it. Activision Blizzard Just Pulled Its Games From Nvidia’s GeForce Now Streaming Service Last week, Nvidia’s... Read more
ASU researchers debut ViWi-BT, an AI/computer vision mmWave beam guide
The cellular industry’s shift from long-distance radio signals to short-distance millimeter waves is one of the 5G era’s biggest changes, expected to continue with submillimeter waves over the next decade. To more precisely direct millimeter wave and future terahertz-frequency signals toward user devices, Arizona State University researchers have developed... Read more
How do Tinder and other dating apps use my data
While you’re out mining dating apps for love this Valentine’s Day, these platforms are doing the same to your data. That’s because these apps and sites’ business models rely on the information you provide, to determine things like the matches they suggest and the ads they show you as... Read more
Ars Technicast special edition, part 1: Machine learning assimilates athletics
Enlarge / Artist’s impression of AI playing sports. Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, and other technologies are changing the world in which we live and work in some subtle, and not-so-subtle, ways. And we’re diving into just a few of them in this podcast series produced in association with Darktrace.... Read more
Lincoln dealers tell brand they still want to sell sedans
Nick Miotke/Roadshow Yes, it’s true sedans are a declining breed in a world where high seating positions and utility take precedent. But, there’s still a market for the tried-and-true body style. Tom Lynch, chairman of the Lincoln National Dealer Council, told Automotive News in an interview published Monday that... Read more