Is Social Media Good? Why It Must Be Used Carefully - 1時間前  IBTimes Tech

Teenagers in Britain are fortunate to have access to computers, laptops and smartphones from an early age. A child in the UK receives a smartphone at around the age of 12 – among the earliest in Europe. The natural consequence of this is that children spend a significant amount of their time on the internet. Nearly 20 years or so since the first social networks appeared on the internet, there has been considerable research into their psychological, societal, and health effects.
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iOS 10.3.3: Latest Apple Update Fixes Major Wi-Fi Security Vulnerability - 2時間前  IBTimes Tech

Owners of iOS devices including iPhones and iPads are being encouraged to update their devices to version 10.3.3 of iOS in order to avoid the risk of falling victim to a Wi-Fi based vulnerability that is exploitable in older versions of the operating system. The vulnerability, which is related to the wireless chip uses in its iOS devices, has been described as “extremely serious” by security researchers and could leave users who fail to update their device exposed to attack.
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iPhone 7, 7 Plus Sales: T-Mobile Deal Offers $400 Off - 3時間前  IBTimes Tech

If you don’t plan on getting the iPhone 8, you could get up to $400 off the iPhone 7 at T-Mobile. The company launched a two-part promotion for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Friday.
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XRP Ripple Tokens Skyrocket And Dispel Myths About Cryptocurrency - 3時間前  IBTimes Tech

The market value of bitcoin and ether yo-yos almost daily, albeit generally in an upward curve over the long term. Despite the frenzy, one leading cryptocurrency has maintained a pretty steady growth trend with less volatility.
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Do Aliens Exist? Ross 128 Signals Not A Message From Intelligent Life - 5時間前  IBTimes Tech

Scientists are solving the mystery of the strange signals their radio telescope recently picked up from a nearby star, and they are definitely not the work of aliens.
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FTC Investigating Amazon After Nonprofit Claims Company Deceives Customers With Fake Prices - 7時間前  IBTimes Tech

The Federal Trade Commission is looking into claims made by a nonprofit that accuse Amazon of misleading customers about price bargains, a source close to the investigation told Reuters. The probe is reportedly part of the FTC’s review of Amazon’s recent $13.7 billion deal to buy Whole Foods.
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Samsung Rumored To Release Bixby-Powered Bluetooth Earset Alongside The Galaxy Note 8 - 8時間前  IBTimes Tech

Samsung is expected to officially reveal the Galaxy Note 8 next month during its unpacked event. Now, a new report claims the upcoming flagship phablet might be accompanied by a new AirPods-like Bluetooth earset. This was first reported by the South Korean tech website Etnews. The site claims Samsung is currently developing this new Bluetooth earset and might reveal it soon. It might also be released alongside the Galaxy Note 8, which is expected to go on sale sometime in September.
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Can We Cure Climate Change? Scientists Debate If We Should Cool Earth - 8時間前  IBTimes Tech

Scientists are debating if there is a way to stop Earth’s climate from changing or even help the planet cool down — and, if they can do such work, whether or not they should.
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Voice Technology, Passwords And How To Protect Your Phone - 12時間前  IBTimes Tech

It’s a lot easier to talk to a smartphone than to try to type instructions on its keyboard. This is particularly true when a person is trying to log in to a device or a system: Few people would choose to type a long, complex secure password if the alternative were to just say a few words and be authenticated with their voice. But voices can be recorded, simulated or even imitated, making voice authentication vulnerable to attack.
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Facebook Is Working On A Modular Device That Can Function Like A Smartphone Or Smart Speaker - 13時間前  IBTimes Tech

Facebook has filed for a new patent today, and it looks like the company is interested in making a modular device of some kind. The patent describes a phone and a smart speaker as possible future products.
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Delta Wants To Replace Travelers' Boarding Passes With Fingerprints - 2時間前  IBTimes Tech

Delta is now letting some passengers use their fingerprints as a boarding pass at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), the company announced Thursday.
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Cisco Warns New DeOS Attacks Could Aim To Destroy Computer Systems, Files - 2時間前  IBTimes Tech

For businesses and organizations hit by the massive, global cyberattacks in the past two months, there likely is no reprieve coming in the near future. Cisco is warning that a new breed of “destruction of service” (DeOS) attacks could be on the way.
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Holographic Microscope Might Be Able To Detect Life On Icy Moons - 3時間前  IBTimes Tech

A new research article out of California University of Technology suggests that holographic imaging could be the key to finding extraterrestrial life on Saturn’s moon, Enceladus, and others like it. The moon is covered in ice, but under that crust is a liquid ocean with geysers that release plumes of water vapor through the icy surface and into outer space around the moon.  
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August Solar Eclipse 2017: NASA Scientists Hope To Learn About Earth's Energy - 5時間前  IBTimes Tech

The solar eclipse that will cross the continental United States in August is the first of its kind in the country since 1972 and is shaping up to be quite the event. People are planning to travel to the states where the total eclipse will be visible. But in addition to a unique experience for viewers, the eclipse will also offer researchers unique insight into the Earth’s energy.
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Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon Spent $13 Million Lobbying Trump And DC - 5時間前  IBTimes Tech

President Donald Trump is a tough customer for tech companies. Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google spent more than $13 million combined earlier this year to lobby Trump and others in Washington D.C., federal records first spotted by Recode show.  
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Kansas Data Breach Exposes More Than 5 Million Social Security Numbers - 7時間前  IBTimes Tech

A database operated by the Kansas Department of Commerce was breached by hackers, resulting in the exposure of more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers of American citizens across 10 states, the Kansas News Service reported.
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How To Take Hands-Free Snapchat Video - 8時間前  IBTimes Tech

Instagram built a “hands free” mode of recording right into its “Stories” platform, but Snapchat hasn’t quite caught up yet. But you may have noticed that some Snapchat users have found a way to record their videos seemingly without holding down the record button down anyway. That’s thanks to a work around. Recording without having to continuously hold down the record button can be super helpful in some scenarios, like cooking or showing off a new makeup tutorial. If you’re a Snapchat fan and want to be able to record hands free in the app, there is a way.
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How Long Are Prescription Drugs Good For? - 11時間前  IBTimes Tech

This story was originally published by ProPublica. The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long that some of the pills predated the 1969 moon landing. Most were 30 to 40 years past their expiration dates — possibly toxic, probably worthless.
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IBM's AI Is Improving Healthcare By Advancing Cancer, Schizophrenia Research - 12時間前  IBTimes Tech

A team of researchers from the University of Alberta, Canada and tech giant IBM has developed artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms, which can diagnose schizophrenia by studying the blood flow of the brain.
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Intel's Artificial Intelligence USB Stick Could Bring AI To Everyone - 14時間前  IBTimes Tech

Intel on Thursday launched its Movidius Neural Compute Stick, which will enable users to easily develop artificial intelligence and deep learning applications, and even use the technology in research. The device is basically a $79 AI accelerator in a USB stick, that can be used without having to tap into a cloud-based system It consumes just 1 watt of power and provides 100 gigaflops of performance.
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