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BlackBerry KEYone available in US from Amazon and Best Buy on May 31

Jason Cipriani/ZDNet BlackBerry KEYone, see our full review, pre-orders started on May 18 and today TCL Communication announced it will be available starting tomorrow, May 31, at select Best Buy physical stores and online from and Amazon for $549.99. According to TCL Communication, the BlackBerry KEYone will be available in two unlocked variants for U.S. customers, optimized for GSM… Read more →

Best BBQ equipment for tech gurus

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Computex 2017: Intel rediscovers the desktop

In recent years Intel has used Computex to try to shake up the laptop market. The chipmaker announced the Ultrabook and later coined the term 2-in-1 here in Taiwan, and more recently it has been pushing concepts such as true wireless computing. Not all of these initiatives have worked but Intel and its partners have certainly succeeded in making laptops… Read more →

​Walmart’s drone delivery plan includes blockchain tech

Image: US Patent & Trade Office Walmart has submitted a patent application for a drone delivery system that focuses on how packages will be received. Instead of just delivering goods to your doorstep, drones would drop packages into secure boxes (lockers) that communicate with the drone. The application describes a smorgasbord of technology that could be used to ensure secure… Read more →

Amazon Alexa calling: How to set it up and use it on your Echo

Amazon now offers an Alexa-powered calling and messaging service. read this Amazon’s Echo Dot, Tap, Alexa equate to Amazon Everywhere strategy The company’s Alexa platform–along with integration with third parties and replenishment systems like Dash–highlight an ambitious smart home and Internet of things effort. Read More It’s a new way to contact family and friends who also have Echo devices… Read more →

Composable infrastructure: The Next Big Thing in datacenters

Conta 2014, Getty Images/iStockphoto What is composable infrastructure? This is a concept that Intel has been pushing with their Rack Scale Design (RSD) concept, and that HPE has productized with Synergy, and, now, from startup Liqid. The idea is build high-density racks of computes, networks and storage and use software to create virtual servers that have whatever the application needs… Read more →

Energy and information sabotage: The threats facing our smart cities

Trend Micro Smart city development is in full swing, but it appears that city officials are leaving security by the wayside. While the definition of what makes a city “smart” is still up for debate, in general, we often consider it a system of both traditional infrastructure and new, overlaying structures created from emerging technologies such as web connectivity, data… Read more →

Uber, Lyft return to Austin as driver fingerprint rule overturned

(Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) Ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft are once again offering their services to Austin residents after leaving the city following a legal spat concerning the background and security checks required for drivers. As reported by the LA Times, both companies left the Texan city a year ago after the local government pushed through an ordinance requiring fingerprint readings… Read more →

EU to launch free WiFi4EU Internet hotspots

European Commission The EU has inked a deal to launch public Wi-Fi across member countries and give residents and tourists access to free Internet access in public areas. The European Commission revealed the scheme, agreed under the WiFi4EU initiative in Brussels together with the European Council and European Parliament on Monday. Originally announced by President Juncker in his State of… Read more →