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First genderless voice, "Q", created for personal tech assistants FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
VIRTUE Nordics is the team behind "Q", the first genderless voice assistant. With the launch of "Q", VIRTUE and Copenhagen Pride hope that consumers and ...
The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Thomas Fuller, a national correspondent based in San Francisco, ...
Lifting Journalism by Knowing What Readers Are Looking For The New York Times
Claudio E. Cabrera, who specializes in search engine optimization, describes how he keeps track of what's hot in search and how that informs coverage — and ...
Uber vs. Lyft: Which Ride-Hailing App Is Better? The New York Times
Here's a comprehensive comparison of the two services to help you choose your go-to app for hitching rides.
Using Social Media to Build Your Personal Tech Brand Dice Insights
Whether you are a CIO, project manager or freelance web developer, you need to be able to articulate your value and establish yourself as an authority in.
Fun and games? Online quizzes may be collecting your data The Oakland Press
“Which 'Game of Thrones' character are you?” “What dog breed matches you best?” These type of quizzes pop up on our social media feeds every day, and ...
I Deleted Facebook Last Year. Here’s What Changed (and What Didn’t). The New York Times
Our personal tech columnist didn't lose touch with his true friends — but strange things did occur, including Instagram thinking he was a woman.
Big Tech Is Spying on Your Wallet Washington Monthly
In 2016, hackers broke into the servers of the ride-sharing company Uber. The haul included the personal phone numbers and email addresses of fifty million ...
Talking to Taffy Is Low Tech. And Intense. The New York Times
Armed with an Olympus recorder, she's spent time with Gwyneth Paltrow and Bradley Cooper. Here's how Taffy Brodesser-Akner of The New York Times ...
Facebook Did Not Securely Store Passwords. Here’s What You Need to Know. The New York Times
Facebook said it had found no evidence of abuse and it was not requiring users to change their passwords, but you should do it anyway.
Organizing Your Unwieldy Photo Collection Is Easier Than You Think New York Times
Do you ever find yourself scrolling madly through your phone's camera roll, looking for that one fabulous vacation shot you're describing to a friend — and you ...
Survey: Tech to supplant many doctor visits Medical Design & Outsourcing
Healthcare providers expect fewer in-person doctor visits for common medical concerns with the rise of virtual visits, self-*service* kiosks and personal tech for ...
Face recognition researcher fights Amazon over biased AI The Oakland Press
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.>> Facial recognition technology was already seeping into everyday life — from your photos on Facebook to police scans of mugshots ...
From Bubble Memory to Hot Spots and a Fly Rod The New York Times
David E. Sanger, a national security correspondent, recounts his gear from the computers in use when he joined The Times in 1982 to his overloaded backpack ...
Some of Samsung's new $1,980 folding phones are already breaking Financial Post
Journalists reviewing the phone said the Galaxy Fold screen started flickering and turning black before completely fizzling out.
A Favorite Tool While Reporting on Start-Ups: Paper? The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Erin Griffith, a start-ups and venture capital reporter in San Francisco ...
Apple AirPods Review: Perfect Earbuds, but They Don’t Last The New York Times
Sleek and convenient, Apple's wireless earbuds are an engineering marvel. One problem: They are difficult and expensive to maintain.
Protecting Your Internet Accounts Keeps Getting Easier. Here’s How to Do It. The New York Times
There are many tools for setting up two-factor authentication, a security mechanism that prevents improper access. These four methods are the most compelling.
Tech, Health Firms Race to Help Consumers Manage Personal Data The Wall Street Journal
Technology and health-care companies—spurred by recent Trump administration moves—are competing to develop ways for consumers to corral their health ...
Tech pioneer whose work led to the first personal computers to speak at UMaine Bangor Daily News
ORONO, Maine — A pioneer in the world of personal computers is returning to his alma mater to deliver a keynote address during a discussion on campus about ...
Goodbye console? Google launches game-streaming platform | Personal Tech The Oakland Press
NEW YORK>> Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business.
Streaming to subscriptions: Video games enter new frontiers The Oakland Press
NEW YORK>> The video game industry is entering new frontiers.
People will sell sex in driverless cars, researchers say The Oakland Press
The rise of driverless cars is expected to displace workers, slash cab fares and give people a new place to have sex. Possibly for money.
Some of Samsung's new folding phones are already breaking The Province
Journalists reviewing the phone said the Galaxy Fold screen started flickering and turning black before completely fizzling out.
Hey, remember that California privacy law? Big Tech is trying to ram a massive hole in it - The Register
Hey, remember that California privacy law? Big Tech is trying to ram a massive hole in it The Register
Analysis A proposed amendment to California's new data privacy law would drive a huge hole through the legislation, privacy advocates have warned.
Depressed and Anxious? These Video Games Want to Help The New York Times
A growing number of games are taking on mental health issues like depression, anger and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Hackers publish personal data on thousands of US police officers and federal agents TechCrunch
A hacker group has breached several FBI-affiliated websites and uploaded their contents to the web, including dozens of files containing the personal ...
The good, bad and the unknown of Apple's new services The Oakland Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled.
These Tech Execs Faced #MeToo Allegations. They All Have New Jobs. BuzzFeed News
Silicon Valley says it's committed to improving diversity, but high-profile male executives accused of sexual misconduct are getting second chances. Some ...
T-Mobile gets into banking, offering 4% interest and no fees on its free checking account - USA TODAY
T-Mobile gets into banking, offering 4% interest and no fees on its free checking account USA TODAY
T-Mobile is jumping into the banking business with a checking account that offers no fees, no minimums and up to 4% in interest.
How to Declutter and Organize Your Personal Tech in a Few Simple Steps The Indian Express
Accessories and data may not take up much physical space, but they contribute to frustration and anxiety. Here are ways to keep e-junk at bay, Marie ...
Social media plays role in depression among young Americans The Oakland Press
Over the past decade or so, rates of depression, psychological distress and suicidal thoughts and actions have risen dramatically among people 26 and younger ...
Opinion | Tech Companies Say They Care New York Times
Companies have said for decades that we should be in charge of our data. Why now, more than ever, does it seem like we aren't?
Facebook is not going to Like this: Brit watchdog proposes crackdown on hoovering up kids' info - The Register
Facebook is not going to Like this: Brit watchdog proposes crackdown on hoovering up kids' info The Register
Analysis The famous "Like" button may be on the way out if a new code for social media companies, published by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office ...
Lip-reading smart speakers: Just what no one always wanted The Register
Something for the Weekend, Sir? Your safe, cosy home is to become a place of weeping and gnashing of teeth. Don't worry, this is quite normal. It's how you will ...
Devices That Will Invade Your Life in 2019 (and What’s Overhyped) The New York Times
A.I. that responds to your voice. Next-generation wireless networks. If this year's biggest consumer technology trends have a familiar ring, there's a reason for ...
He Reported on Facebook. Now He Approaches It With Caution. The New York Times
Nick Confessore, an investigative reporter who has written about social media and data privacy, has changed his tech habits after what he has learned.
‘The Effects Cannot Be Overstated’: When Tech Invaded Media The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Jim Rutenberg, media columnist for The Times, discussed the tech ...
Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police New York Times
The tech giant records people's locations worldwide. Now, investigators are using it to find suspects and witnesses near crimes, running the risk of snaring the ...
Melinda Gates on Tech Innovation, Global Health and Her Own Privilege New York Times
You would perhaps be demonstrating an excess of sympathy to feel sorry for ultrawealthy philanthropists. But it's fair to say that many members of that cohort ...
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie looks to improve personal record against Texas Tech’s Davide Moretti - The Spokesman-Review
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie looks to improve personal record against Texas Tech’s Davide Moretti The Spokesman-Review
Killian Tillie will meet an old European nemesis in Gonzaga's Sweet 16 matchup with Texas Tech Saturday.
Where a TV Pro Goes for Video When YouTube Just Won’t Do The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Liz Day, a senior story editor for The Times's new television show, ...
The Tech That Was Fixed in 2018 and the Tech That Still Needs Fixing The New York Times
From Facebook to creepy online ads, the worst tech of the year made the internet feel like an unsafe place to hang out. Yet there were some products that were ...
This Tech Makes D.I.Y. Key Duplication Easy. Maybe Too Easy. The New York Times
You can now take key duplication into your own hands using kiosks and apps from start-ups. Our columnist explored whether the benefits of this outweigh the ...
Limiting Your Digital Footprints in a Surveillance State The New York Times
To protect himself and his sources from prying eyes in China, Paul Mozur, a technology reporter in Shanghai, leaves just an “innocent trace” of digital exhaust.
What Is 5G? Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Cellular Network The New York Times
The transition to new fifth-generation networks, known as 5G, will affect how you use smartphones and many other devices. Let's talk about the essentials.
Digital Privacy Is a Big Concern in Europe. For This Reporter, Too. The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Matt Apuzzo, an investigative correspondent in Brussels, discussed ...
Tangled wires, digital photos: Here's how to declutter your personal tech Economic Times
Everyone has a drawer full of ancient cellphones, tangled-up wires and earphones that are never touched.
How to Save on Your Next Apple Purchase The New York Times
Gadgets like Apple's iPhone have become so powerful and durable that you can wait many years before buying a new one. The bad news is that your next ...
What’s Next for Smartphones? Samsung’s New Galaxy Line Offers a Few Answers The New York Times
One of the company's newly unveiled models works with 5G wireless networks. Another folds up like a book.
Setting Up Your Tech on the Assumption You’ll Be Hacked The New York Times
Sheera Frenkel, who writes about cybersecurity for The Times, explains how she safeguards her devices, and why passwords remain a weak link for more ...
In a Stumble for Apple, a FaceTime Bug Lets iPhone Users Eavesdrop The New York Times
A glitch in the video and audio calling app, which the company says it will fix, can turn the device into one perhaps better suited for espionage.
The Most Important Kitchen Tools This Holiday (or Any Season, Really) The New York Times
Tech has brought innovation, convenience and smarts to the kitchen. Here's what Melissa Clark uses and the tools she finds indispensable.
Facebook considers adding a dedicated news tab and paying publishers for content Financial Post
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg says the company is considering building a dedicated tab on the social network for news, and is willing to ...
How an App Creates ‘Disturbingly Agile Millennial Thumbs’ The New York Times
Isabella Kwai, a reporter in Australia, rarely takes notes on paper anymore and instead uses her iPhone. She can still look sources in the eye while typing.
When the Tools of the Trade Are the Keyboard and Mouse The New York Times
For Daisuke Wakabayashi, who covers Google, computer accessories are important. Very important.
An Arsenal of Skype, Voice Recorders and FOIAs The New York Times
Emily Bazelon, an investigative reporter at The New York Times Magazine, craves easy-to-use tools, whether for interviews, Freedom of Information Act records ...
Germany Is Wary of a Digital World (but Loves Its E-Toothbrushes) The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Melissa Eddy, a Berlin correspondent for The Times, discussed the ...
To Cover China, There’s No Substitute for WeChat The New York Times
Li Yuan conducts much of her work on the WeChat mobile app, including spotting trends — and prodding sources to get back to her.
Generation Stressed: What too much screen time does to you 9News.com KUSA
Stop overusing technology - seriously. It's not good for you. Try doing the 'one screen at a time' rule - as well as not constantly having your phone on you.
You Don’t Have to Be a Journalist to Want to Keep Chats Private The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Kate Conger, a technology reporter for The Times in San Francisco, ...
The Easy (and Free) Way to Make a Budget Spreadsheet The New York Times
With a little time, typing and easy-to-use software, you can quickly see your financial picture much more thoroughly and better plan for the future.
Just Embed a Phone Into This Editor’s Mind, Already The New York Times
Choire Sicha, who runs The New York Times's Styles desk, has such a close relationship with his smartphone, he says, it may be time to “punch the circuitry into ...
Social Media’s Re-engineering Effect, From Myanmar to Germany The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Max Fisher, a reporter based in London who co-writes The ...
Hurricanes. Shootings. Fires. Time for an Editor’s Emergency Kit. The New York Times
When news of natural disasters or man-made ones break in the U.S., Julie Bloom taps a variety of tools to communicate with reporters, edit stories and get them ...
Are Your Children Racking Up Charges From Mobile Games? Here’s How to Fight Back - The New York Times
Are Your Children Racking Up Charges From Mobile Games? Here’s How to Fight Back The New York Times
Parents are often surprised by unauthorized credit card charges. The culprit: Bait apps, which lure children into buying virtual junk online. Preventing these ...
How to clean up your digital graveyard to protect yourself (and disable FaceTime) 9News.com KUSA
A newly discovered bug on the iPhone will make you want to watch what you say - at least for a little while. As these kinds of privacy issues become more and ...
Spending Is as Easy as Pushing a Button. The Hard Part? Keeping Track. The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Tara Siegel Bernard, a personal finance reporter, discussed the tech ...
How to Take Music Lessons Whenever (and Wherever) Works for You The New York Times
You're never too old to learn to play a musical instrument, but finding a tutor and the time for lessons is another matter. If working with a personal teacher isn't an ...
It’s Her Job to Get More People to Act Like You Right Now The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Millie Tran, a global growth editor for The Times, discussed the tech ...
How to Make a 3-D Model of Your Home Renovation Vision The New York Times
Before you get out the hardware, use software like free floor-plan apps and augmented-reality tools to sketch out the ideas for your remodeling projects.
Staying Plugged In (for Hundreds of Miles) on the Campaign Trail The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Sydney Ember, a politics reporter for The Times, discussed the tech ...
The Sun Sets. The Wind Dies. But Energy Data Is Relentless. The New York Times
Alternative power sources have upended the electric grid. Ivan Penn, who covers the beat, discusses the changes and how he keeps track of them.
How to Delete Facebook and Instagram From Your Life Forever The New York Times
Lost faith in Facebook and Instagram after data leakages, breaches and too much noise? Here's a guide to breaking up with the social network and its ...
Apple iPhone XR Review: A Cheaper Phone Suited to Most of Us The New York Times
In an era of skyrocketing smartphone prices, it's a relief that Apple's $750 iPhone is just as powerful and nearly as capable as its $1000 counterparts, our ...
When a Tech Reporter Doesn’t Use Much Tech The New York Times
David Streitfeld has covered technology for years for The Times. He thinks the Luddites are misunderstood.
We Were Promised Mind-Blowing Personal Tech. What’s the Hold-Up? The Wall Street Journal
The next big leap will free us from the computers in our pockets. But according to Joanna Stern, it won't be here anytime soon.
The Benefits (and Limits) of Using Tech to Plan a Wedding The New York Times
Our newly engaged tech columnist tried to use tech to plan his wedding. He was immediately overwhelmed by the complexity of the process.
Make Your Friends and Family Less Irksome This Holiday Season The New York Times
Getting a big group together this time of year can be a hassle. So spare everyone the endless phone notifications and email threads and try these methods ...
When You Track Oreos, Exercise and Everything Else The New York Times
Tim Herrera, editor of The New York Times's Smarter Living section, does not believe the answer to happiness is less technology. Here's why.
How to Rescue, Repair and Revive Old Family Photos The New York Times
If the march of time is eroding your personal picture archive, give your beloved images new life.
Apple Watch Series 4 Review: A Big Step for Wearable Gadgets The New York Times
The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come, our reviewer writes.
Douglas Todd: New 'exit controls' will help seal Canada's leaky borders Vancouver Sun
Proper exit controls will increase the likelihood officials catch home-grown terrorists and people who overstay their visas.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Review: A $1,000 Smartphone With Compromises The New York Times
After I set up Samsung's new Galaxy S10 Plus phone last week, I showed it to my partner and said with atypical enthusiasm, “Check it out — this phone has the ...
Our Favorite Gadgets: Best Tech Gifts 2018 Wall Street Journal
From a mug that keeps your coffee warm to a tracker that helps you find your lost keys, WSJ Personal Tech columnists Joanna Stern and David Pierce have the ...
Are Targeted Ads Stalking You? Here’s How to Make Them Stop The New York Times
Ever been haunted by an online ad for an item you researched or bought? Targeted ads were designed to follow you around everywhere. Here's how to banish ...
The Essentials for Covering Silicon Valley: Burner Phones and Doorbells The New York Times
Reporting on secretive technology companies sometimes means finding people who don't want to be found. Jack Nicas, who covers Apple, relies on some ...
Ready for Vacation? Here’s the Best Tech for Trip Planning The New York Times
Smartphone? Check. Spare battery? Check. Power cables? Check. After deciding which gadgets to pack for your summer vacation, you can move on to the ...
You Took Lousy iPhone Photos. Here’s How to Make Them Beautiful. The New York Times
Not every shot on your smartphone will be Instagram worthy, but you can often salvage middling snaps with just a few taps. Here are six easy steps.
Spotting Disinformation Online Before the Midterm Elections The New York Times
Rumors. Inflammatory and divisive messages. Doctored photos. Kevin Roose, technology columnist, explains how he has waded into that shadowy world to ...
When Cryptocurrencies Fluctuate, He Uses These Tech Tools to Keep Track The New York Times
Technology has helped spawn a virtual currency market, which is highly volatile. Here's how Nathaniel Popper, who covers cryptocurrencies, keeps on top of the ...
We Tried Facebook’s New Portal Device (So You Don’t Have To) The New York Times
Here's what happened when two Times tech reporters installed Facebook's new Portal video-calling gadgets in their bedrooms.
So, About That Treadmill Desk in the Newsroom The New York Times
For Nellie Bowles, who writes about tech culture for The Times, the most crucial tech tool for doing work isn't portable. But it keeps her on her toes.
An Eye for Photography, but a Google Suite for Events The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Whitney Richardson, an events manager for The Times in London, ...
The One Thing A.O. Scott Doesn’t Use to Review Movies (No Spoilers!) The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? A. O. Scott, a chief film critic of The Times, discussed the tech he's ...
What’s Hot (and What’s Not) This Black Friday The New York Times
To help shoppers get started, here's a cheat sheet of the products to track, and the ones to ignore.
How to Sort Through a Cornucopia of Television Shows The New York Times
Our assistant TV editor has a state-of-the-art setup for watching shows and movies. But here's what happens when there can be too much *content* to choose.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note9: Too Much Phone for Most of Us The New York Times
The new $1000 device is aimed at power users who work, play, consume and create on their phone. For others, there are plenty of cheaper options.
I Tried to Make My Dog an Instagram Celebrity. I Failed. The New York Times
Becoming an influencer is hard, as our columnist found out when he tried creative photography, consultations and even bots to propel his food-obsessed corgi to ...
Record and Share Your Family History in 5 Steps The New York Times
Holiday gatherings offer a great time to create a multimedia digital archive of interviews with your relatives so they can share their memories with the current ...
How to Place Home Theater Speakers
You have your television and home theater receiver; you just bought your new speakers and subwoofer and are ready to test things out. It's time to break out the measuring tape because precision is vital to achieving the full potential of your home theater system.
404 Error Pages: What Are They And How Do You Create One?
We've all seen them, you've been browsing a website and you click a link and nothing loads apart from the words '404 Error' along with the usual stuff.So what is a 404 Error page? The 404 Error page, basically informs the user that the server cannot find the file they are looking for.
Dynamite Comes in Small Packages - Tiny Personal Audio MP3 Players Pack Powerful Music Enjoyment
MP3 players are Hot! Playing music has come a long way since the transistor radio, portable tape and CD player days. Most players are no larger than a deck of cards.
Your Affiliate Business - Peripherals, Software, Computers
I have always been interested in computers, but in the beginning, I would not venture any further than to the software end of learning. However, learning only the software side, and knowing nothing about the hardware side, can open you up to some costly times at the shop.
Why Using an Ad Blocker Can be a Bad Idea
Ad Blocking is getting to be a common sport on the internet. Now there are some legitimate uses for an ad blocker.
How I Started Working With 3D Modeling Programs
So I'll start from the very beginning.One day I was surfing in the web and I found one site -- www.
What Does That Error Message Really Mean?
Surf the 'Net for about 10 minutes and chances rate very high that you'll encounter an error of one kind or another.Whether the error message pops up on your own computer or on a website loaded in your browser, knowing what the error means can help you solve the problem much faster and avoid hours of frustration (especially in a situation where nothing you do will solve the problem).
Your first step in removing dangerous infections from your computer should be downloading a free program called Hijack This. Make sure you download the file and extract it to a directory on your hard drive, you can call it HijackThis.
Learning To Navigate Ciscos Online Documentation
When studying for your Cisco CCNA, CCNP, or CCIE exam, you've got a powerful online weapon at your disposal. It's Cisco Connection Documentation, found at www.
Digital Cameras Ratings Abolish Camera Comparison Guesswork
Digital cameras ratings are great tools for deciding which camera best fits your needs and budget. Digital camera reviews are often just the reviewer's opinion.
What are the Main Components of Any Computer, and Which are the Most Critical to Its Performance?
Computers are everywhere, and vary in specification, brands, sizes, shaped, and prices. However, there is one common characteristic among all computer systems.
How to Protect your PC from Spyware in the Cyber Age
Wouldn't you be shocked to find that your personal sensitive information, like files, credit card information, operating system / software and other non-disclosed data to be penetrated by unscrupulous prying eyes? Even worse..
Mail-merging: The Principles
About mail-mergingMail-merging is the process of merging variable data and fixed text.Using mail-merging, you can create individualised letters, envelopes, labels and other documents without having to laboriously create each individual one.
Buying A PC Flat Screen Monitor
For six years, my Samsung PC 13.8 inch SyncMaster conventional monitor has served me well.
Tips For Getting Technical Support Help Online
Sometimes your PC will start acting strange for no apparent reason or a program which you use regularly will all of a sudden stop working as it should. This can be a frustrating experience especially if you have no idea where to go for help.
PDA Bible Free Download
Your Bible At Your FingertipsIt is fairly easy to find a pda Bible free download online. Your pocket pc can become your own private spriritual asset for daily scripture readings and further Bible study.
Font Organizers Review, Part I
Do you know how many fonts are currently installed on your PC? What is the difference between OpenType, TrueType, PostScript Type 1 and Printer fonts? If the answer is 'No', it's time to consider getting a font organizer.TypografThis extremely well-done 32-bit app lets you preview, print, and manage TrueType and Type 1 fonts.
Are You Putting Off Productivity?
I recently took a good look at what was keeping me from accomplishing what I needed to do. After all, I had my goals.
Advantages and Guidelines of Automated Testing
"Automated Testing" is automating the manual testing process currently in use. This requires that a formalized "manual testing process", currently exists in the company or organization.
Is Desktop Search Deserving?
Google, in their march to stay ahead of the pack of competition, has released Google Desktop Search. With Microsoft's MSN in the lead position and nipping at Google's heels, and Google's new shareholders to please, Google has more incentive than ever to deploy technology both better than the other guy's, and sooner.
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