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Amazon Is an Even Bigger Threat to Privacy Than Facebook – Gen

Amazon Is an Even Bigger Threat to Privacy Than Facebook – Gen

With its Ring doorbell, the tech giant can now see what you buy, what you browse, and who you’re letting into your homeCredit: Grant Hindsley/Getty“Where were you at 6 p.m. last night?” asked a marketing email sent to journalists immediately following Halloween last week. It was sent by Ring, Amazon’s doorstep surveillance system that sends…
AMD CEO Lisa Su interview — 2020 will be a bigger product year for us – VentureBeat

AMD CEO Lisa Su interview — 2020 will be a bigger product year for...

For those who have been around long enough, it’s hard to believe one of Silicon Valley’s great comeback companies is Advanced Micro Devices. AMD CEO Lisa Su has prevailed against a lot of skeptics in the past five years, thanks to the technical advantage her company has gained from its Zen and Zen 2 architectures,…
Neanderthal glue was a bigger deal than we thought

Neanderthal glue was a bigger deal than we thought

Don't underestimate Neanderthals — Technology seems to have been a routine part of Neanderthal life. Kiona N. Smith - Oct 22, 2019 4:50 pm UTC This replica shows how Neanderthals might have used birch tar to haft a projectile point.Paul R. B. KozowykFifty-thousand years ago, a Neanderthal living in Northwestern Europe put sticky birch tar…
A Hat In Time On Switch Has A Bigger File Size Than Other Versions Of The Game – Nintendo Life

A Hat In Time On Switch Has A Bigger File Size Than Other Versions...

Make some space by Liam Doolan 6 hours agoIf you downloaded a copy of A Hat In Time on Nintendo's portable system when it was released earlier this week, you might have noticed the hefty file size. It takes up a whopping 16GB of space, which is believed to be four times bigger than the…
Do the math: A bigger house edge is better for the bottom line, study finds

Do the math: A bigger house edge is better for the bottom line, study...

The house always wins — It's good to question the wisdom of widely held beliefs. Jennifer Ouellette - Oct 3, 2019 5:06 pm UTC Enlarge / Think you can tell if one slot machine has a larger house advantage than another? Think again.Arterra/Universal Images Group/Getty ImagesIt's a well-worn mantra that when it comes to casinos,…
SSDs are on track to get bigger and cheaper thanks to PLC technology

SSDs are on track to get bigger and cheaper thanks to PLC technology

big and slow with no moving parts — Storage of five bits in every NAND cell is coming, courtesy of Intel and Toshiba. Jim Salter - Sep 28, 2019 11:45 am UTC Enlarge / This listing image is honestly a bit of a bait-and-switch: Optane isn't a NAND technology at all, and is about as…
GE Fraud – A Bigger Fraud Than Enron

GE Fraud – A Bigger Fraud Than Enron

General Disclosures The enclosed Whistleblower Report (the “Report”) has been drafted by Forensic Decisions PR LLC (the “Company”). The Company is not an Investment Adviser as defined by the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, 15 U.S.C. § 80b-1 et seq. (“Investment Adviser”), does not hold itself out to be an Investment Adviser, and makes no…
Apple will let you choose ‘bigger’ or ‘more’ app icons on your iPad’s home screen

Apple will let you choose ‘bigger’ or ‘more’ app icons on your iPad’s home...

Apple’s latest iOS 13 beta version was released earlier today, and with it came a few surprises. The most notable is that the company is planning a previously unannounced feature that will let users, for the first time, resize app icons on the home screen. At least, that’s how Apple refers to it. It’d be…
Google’s bigger smart display arrives this fall

Google’s bigger smart display arrives this fall

Google is just a couple of months away from releasing its first smart home device with an onboard camera. The company quietly updated one of its support pages today, detailing that the 10″ Nest Hub Max will be available September 9 for $229. After the page was first discovered by Droid Life, the text on the…
Google will now pay bigger rewards for discovering Chrome security bugs

Google will now pay bigger rewards for discovering Chrome security bugs

Bug hunting can be a lucrative gig. Depending on the company, a serious bug reported through the proper channels can earn whoever found it first tens of thousands of dollars. Google launched a bug bounty program for Chrome in 2010. Today, they’re increasing the maximum rewards for that program by 2-3x. Rewards in Chrome’s bug…

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Google feedback on TypeScript 3.5 · Issue #33272 · microsoft/TypeScript

We recently upgraded Google to use TypeScript 3.5. Here is some feedback on the upgrade. (For background, recall that Google is a monorepo of billions of lines of code. We use a single version of TypeScript and a single set of compiler flags across all teams and upgrade these simultaneously for everyone.) We know and…

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