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Best gifts: Tech treats for Thanksgiving

After Hours Best gifts: Practically indestructible gadgets Source Article from http://www.zdnet.com/pictures/best-gifts-tech-treats-for-thanksgiving/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Best gifts: Tech treats for Thanksgivinghttp://www.zdnet.com/pictures/best-gifts-tech-treats-for-thanksgiving/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

2017 Holiday gift guide: Smart speakers

Robotics 7 game-changing robotics trends we saw in 2017 Source Article from http://www.zdnet.com/pictures/2017-holiday-gift-guide-smart-speakers/#ftag=RSSbaffb682017 Holiday gift guide: Smart speakershttp://www.zdnet.com/pictures/2017-holiday-gift-guide-smart-speakers/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

Brazil rolls out digital driving licenses

The Brazilian government is rolling out digital driving licenses across the country after the initiative received the green light in July. Aimed at reducing document fraud, the digital driving licenses will feature digital signature certificates and will be as legally valid as the physical document, which will continue to exist. The rollout of the mobile-based license app has already started… Read more →

Uber says unauthorised transactions in Singapore not linked to global breach

Uber believes its massive data breach, which has compromised 57 million global accounts, is not linked to a recent spate of unauthorised transactions reported by customers in Singapore. Users of the ride-sharing app had discovered charges made to their accounts and credit cards for rides they never took. These included rides taken outside of Singapore, including the UK and US,… Read more →

How blockchain can transform the manufacturing industry

Blockchain technologies have the potential to radically change the face of manufacturing, according to Syncron. Blockchain, most commonly associated with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is a digital ledger technology which can be used to store and record transactions. As records along the chain are stored and distributed across nodes in the network, it is very difficult to falsify records, making… Read more →

MyRepublic secures $51M investment from private equity firm

MyRepublic has secured a S$70 million (US$51.6 million) investment from Singapore-based Makara Innovation Fund, pledging to use the money towards regional expansion and product development. The Singapore broadband service provider said the move was further supported by IP ValueLab, which was a unit under the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and primary objective was to help local businesses compete… Read more →

Fry’s Black Friday deals include $98 Samsung Chromebook, $244 iPad, $788 MacBook Air

Fry’s Electronics Black Friday ad. Fry’s Electronics is a long-time regional electronics retail chain with numerous locations in California and Texas and outposts in several other Southern, Western, and Midwestern states. That’s a shame for people living in other states, as the store’s Black Friday deals have typically required an in-store purchase or pickup. Black Friday 2017 CNET 2017 Holiday… Read more →

Fry’s Black Friday deals include $98 Samsung Chromebook, $244 iPad, $788 MacBook Air

Fry’s Electronics Black Friday ad. Fry’s Electronics is a long-time regional electronics retail chain with numerous locations in California and Texas and outposts in several other Southern, Western, and Midwestern states. That’s a shame for people living in other states, as the store’s Black Friday deals have typically required an in-store purchase or pickup. Black Friday 2017 CNET 2017 Holiday… Read more →

Apple reportedly acquires AR startup Vrvana

Apple has acquired the Montreal-based startup Vrvana, according to TechCrunch, a 12-year-old company that could help Apple produce hardware for augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. The deal was reportedly for around $30 million. Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Vrvana makes the Totem headset, an AR/VR device that received positive reviews but has yet to… Read more →

Uber concealed hack of 57 million accounts for more than a year

(Image: file photo) Uber concealed a massive data breach for more than a year, according to a report by Bloomberg. Here are 2017’s biggest hacks, leaks, and data breaches — so far Dozens of data breaches, millions of people affected. Read More Hackers stole names, email addresses, and phone numbers of 57 million Uber riders around the world in a… Read more →