Apple to Add $1 Billion Campus and 5,000 Jobs in Texas

Mikhail Zavid

ImageApple’s current campus in Austin, Tex. The company said it was building a new facility that would double the size of its work force in the city.CreditCreditTamir Kalifa for The New York TimesApple said Thursday that it would build a new $1 billion campus in Austin, Tex., where it could eventually employ 15,000 people, amid…

Disguise time is now not all the time all tiresome: Technology can get invaluable connections for varsity students

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Julia Freeland Fisher, Opinion contributor Published 7:00 a.m. ET Nov. 28, 2018 Healthy development and access to opportunity both hinge on relationships — and it turns out technology can help.At Willis Junior High school in Chandler, Ariz. on Dec. 19, 2012.(Photo: Michael Schennum/USA TODAY Network)In 2018, screen time and bad parenting are practically becoming synonyms.…

Russian Meddling, Markets, Opioids: Your Monday Evening Briefing

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(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCreditPool photo by Alexei Druzhinin1. Russian efforts to sway the 2016 U.S. election included an extraordinary effort to target black Americans and suppress turnout among Democratic voters, according to a new report commissioned by the Senate.The report also argued that the…

Special File: How ZTE helps Venezuela make China-vogue social administration

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Caracas (Reuters) – In April 2008, former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dispatched Justice Ministry officials to visit counterparts in the Chinese technology hub of Shenzhen. Their mission, according to a member of the Venezuela delegation, was to learn the workings of China’s national identity card program. Chavez, a decade into his self-styled socialist revolution, wanted…

They scaled YouTube. Now they’ll shard everybody with PlanetScale

Mikhail Zavid

When the former CTOs of YouTube, Facebook and Dropbox seed fund a database startup, you know there’s something special going on under the hood. Jiten Vaidya and Sugu Sougoumarane saved YouTube from a scalability nightmare by inventing and open-sourcing Vitess, a brilliant relational data storage system. But in the decade since working there, the pair have…

Why Your Substitute Sources Belong on the Blockchain

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Blockchain Blockchain’s immutable and decentralized ledger is the perfect framework for the wide range of companies looking to take asset management to the next level. Image credit: D-Keine | Getty Images November 15, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “Asset” may have a clinical ring to it, but it…

Design people precious yet again

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David Nordfors Contributor More posts by this contributor Vinton Gray Cerf, a co-founder of i4j — innovation for jobs, is widely hailed as one of “the fathers of the Internet”. Cerf was a manager for the United States’ Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) funding groups to develop TCP/IP technology and currently serves as the…

Some Chinese language Companies Are Giving Staff Incentives For Buying Huawei Devices or Obedient Giving Them One and Boycotting Apple

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Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading! binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe offtopicflamebaittrollredundantoverrated insightfulinterestinginformativefunnyunderrated descriptive typodupeerror 105297482 story Some Chinese Companies Are Giving Employees Incentives For Buying Huawei Devices or Just Giving Them One and Boycotting Apple (nikkei.com) 118 Posted by msmash on Tuesday December 25, 2018 @07:30PM from the…

The 24 Coolest Devices of 2018

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Year In ReviewWe look back at the best, worst, and most significant moments of the year, and look forward to next year.   No matter how jaded we become, each year the fine gadget purveyors of the world manage to find new ways to delight and surprise us with gear that’s inventive, exciting, and just plain…

Fears over peaceful US navy facts in business cloud

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Pentagon – the world’s largest office building – is the United States’ military headquarters A technology company bidding for a Pentagon contract to store sensitive data has close partnerships with a firm linked to a sanctioned Russian oligarch, the BBC has learned.The Jedi project, a huge cyber-cloud which could…

Recent York Police Tell They Will Deploy 14 Drones

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ImageThe Police Department said it would have 29 officers trained to operate its fleet of drones, which will not be equipped with weapons.CreditCreditUli Seit for The New York Times[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.]Law-enforcement agencies across the country have adopted aerial drones to map crime…

I’m Developer and Safety Researcher Felix Krause, and This Is How I Work

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Photo: Courtesy of Felix KrauseHow I WorkThe How I Work series asks heroes, experts, and flat-out productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more. Have someone you want to see featured, or questions you think we should ask? [Email Nick](mailto:nick.douglas@lifehacker.com).  If you love or hate Apple, you should listen to Felix Krause. We’ve covered…

A Chinese College’s Surveillance Thought Has Sparked Public Backlash

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(BEIJING) — A Chinese university’s plan to conduct a blanket search of student and staff electronic devices has come under fire, illustrating the limits of the population’s tolerance for surveillance and raising the prospect that tactics used on Muslim minorities may be creeping into the rest of the country. The Guilin University of Electronic Technology…

Flagging Down Aliens with World’s Ideal Laser Pointer

Mikhail Zavid

As you’re no doubt aware, humans are a rather noisy species. Not just audibly, like in the case of somebody talking loudly when you’re in a movie theater, but also electromagnetically. All of our wireless transmissions since Marconi made his first spark gap broadcast in 1895 have radiated out into space, and anyone who’s got…

Powering buyer journeys within the age of AI

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Anirudh Pandit Contributor Anirudh Pandit is head of Solution Engineering, NA-West, office of the CTO, MuleSoft. Technology has been the cornerstone of economic growth around the world for hundreds of years. It has underpinned the last three industrial revolutions and is now the driving factor in today’s Fourth Industrial Revolution — marked by emerging technologies…

Why your telephone’s notifications are the sort they’re

Mikhail Zavid

Few inventions affected our relationship with technology as much as push notifications have. Before modern-day notifications, most of us felt in charge of deciding when we want to use and interact with technology, but now, technology is largely making that decision for us. It’s easy to blame technology, but it’s important to note that it…

Trump, Self-Styled ‘Tariff Man,’ Disorders China a Warning

Mikhail Zavid

WASHINGTON — President Trump warned China on Tuesday that if President Xi Jinping failed to make good on the trade promises reached during their weekend meeting, the United States would impose additional tariffs on Chinese imports.Referring to himself as a “Tariff Man,” Mr. Trump issued a series of tweets that only further deepened the murkiness…

Uber, Tesla, and Waymo all struggled with self-riding in 2018

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Enlarge / The Uber vehicle after it struck Elaine Herzberg.As 2018 dawned, expectations for self-driving vehicles were sky-high: Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving car company, was testing fully driverless cars and preparing for a commercial launch in the Phoenix area. Uber was racking up millions of test miles for its own cars. Tesla was selling a “full self-driving” upgrade…

6 tech gifts for the filthy prosperous

Mikhail Zavid

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. No proles allowed! Ha ha ha ha ha!Image: Getty ImagesBy Rachel Kraus2018-11-17 15:01:00 UTC Oh, hello! I didn’t see you there, amongst my many possessions. You’re looking for some guidance,…

The audiophile MQA structure in fact would not accept DRM, but that would not imply it be no longer on the poisonous rainbow of locked tech

Mikhail Zavid

After watching a CCC presentation that claimed that the MQA audiophile format has “stealth DRM,” I decided to investigate, and I’m pretty sure MQA is not DRM. But MQA is proprietary in several important ways that audiophiles should consider before they invest in the tech. Its overlapping patents, combined with extreme secrecy about the terms…

Bored? Easy suggestions to lickety-split (and effectively) inject energy into ‘ho-hum’ industries

Mikhail Zavid

Some startups seem to have all the luck. They have the ability to easily integrate cutting-edge technology, or their products and services spark consumer interest. When the ‘million-dollar idea’ itself is enough to get potential customers excited, marketing and promotions come easy. But most small business owners and e-commerce entrepreneurs aren’t so lucky … This…

Driven to safety — it’s time to pool our data

Mikhail Zavid

Kevin Guo is the CEO and co-founder of Hive. For most Americans, the thought of cars autonomously navigating our streets still feels like a science fiction story. Despite the billions of dollars invested into the industry in recent years, no self-driving car company has proven that its technology is capable of producing mass-market autonomous vehicles in even the…

Peeling Abet the Paint to See Bruegel’s Secrets

Mikhail Zavid

New technology allows researchers to look beneath the layers of the Dutch master’s works, revealing some macabre details.Image“The Battle Between Carnival and Lent,” painted by Pieter Bruegel the Elder in 1559. Using infrared and X-ray technology, researchers uncovered changes that have been made to the work over the centuries.CreditCreditKunsthistorisches MuseumAMSTERDAM — What would happen if…

The Most fine Cheap Bluetooth Speaker

Mikhail Zavid

In recent years, portable Bluetooth speakers have become essential gadgets for modern living. Going into the woods and want to listen to some Phish? Get a speaker. Want to listen to podcasts in the shower? Use a Bluetooth solution. But beyond being so useful, what’s exciting about Bluetooth speakers these days is the fact that…

The CEO of truly apt one of Uber and Lyft’s most popular opponents unearths why the DNA of his company is truly diversified from its opponents and the arrangement it will exchange the non-public automotive

Mikhail Zavid

Every morning throughout New York City, Chicago, and Washington, DC, a fleet of black vans emblazoned with bright blue logos take to the streets. If it weren’t for the Via logo, they’d blend right in to the fabric of other ride-hail vehicles, personal cars, and taxis. But under the surface, Via is hoping it can…

When Shopping a Firm, Arrangement no longer Neglect About the Of us

Mikhail Zavid

Mergers and Acquisitions The technology and talent acquired — especially in high tech — are the most valuable assets secured from an integration. Image credit: Rawpixel Ltd | Getty Images Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Merging teams, products and processes is one of the most challenging efforts a company can undertake. Yet, M&A…

On Abilities: What Happens When Fb Goes the Job of Myspace?

Mikhail Zavid

On TechnologyImageCreditCreditJon HanFacebook earned more than $5 billion in profit last quarter, and yet it has spent much of 2018 trapped in a defensive crouch. This year was defined by brutal press coverage, internal strife, executive departures and unwanted attention from authorities. The company stands accused of various offenses: degrading politics; empowering despots; leaving users…

Novel Technology Adjustments We’re Enraged About for 2019

Mikhail Zavid

Year In ReviewWe look back at the best, worst, and most significant moments of the year, and look forward to next year.   2019 is the year that tech gets it together, we can feel it.Last year, we pegged our hopes for 2018 on ambitious technologies like mixed reality and alien alloys. We learned our lesson.…

Exploring the Intention forward for Our Cities

Mikhail Zavid

ImageThe Crescent City Connection over the Mississippi River in New Orleans.CreditCreditMarka/UIG, via Getty ImagesNEW ORLEANS — How do the greatest cities succeed?The question could not come at a more critical time, as cities around the world face challenges — and opportunities — unimagined in human history. By some estimates, 68 percent of the world’s population…

Trump Touts ‘Extra special Signals’ from Xi as Trade Fears Return

Mikhail Zavid

ImageConfusion remains about what Mr. Trump and Mr. Xi actually agreed to at their meeting.CreditCreditTom Brenner for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — President Trump tried to calm global markets and ease concerns on Wednesday that his trade truce with China was floundering, declaring in a series of Twitter posts that the Chinese government was sending…

The all-electric Rivian R1T is a dream truck for adventurers

Mikhail Zavid

Photos: Rivian With a not-so-dreamy starting price of $69,000 After spending the better part of the last decade operating completely out of the spotlight, US-based automotive startup Rivian has finally debuted its first electric vehicle: a five-passenger pickup truck called the R1T. Announced on Monday at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the R1T is positioned…

Uncover how to Arrange Cloudflare’s Fresh DNS App

Mikhail Zavid

Image: CloudflareFree DNS provider Cloudflare recently released a brand-new app for iOS and Android, “1.1.1.1,” that makes it incredibly easy to route all of your device’s DNS requests through the service’s speedy servers, not your ISP’s (likely slower) servers. In other words, this should make your web browsing feel faster. Better still, Cloudflare says it…

Lies, rattling lies, and HQ2

Mikhail Zavid

There are few things certain in our world except for the uplifting tendencies of technology. I’ve spent the past few years trying to prove this to myself, at least, by interviewing hundreds of thinkers on the topic. I’ve come to a singular conclusion: when tech moves into a city, be it an iOS dev shop…

Might maybe well a Drone Disruption Love Gatwick’s Occur at a U.S. Airport?

Mikhail Zavid

ImagePassengers at the departures area of Gatwick Airport, where flights were canceled after drones were spotted over the airfield outside London on Wednesday and Thursday.CreditCreditTim Ireland/Associated PressTwo drones that went floating over a runway at Gatwick Airport outside London this week caused chaos, disrupting hundreds of flights there, and stranding tens of thousands of passengers…

Uber Is Talked about to File for I.P.O. in 2019

Mikhail Zavid

ImageDara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of Uber, which is racing its rival Lyft to the public markets.CreditCreditBrendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesSAN FRANCISCO — Uber confidentially filed paperwork on Thursday to go public, according to two people with knowledge of the matter, officially moving toward what is expected to be one of the biggest and…

Chinese scientist claims to trust gene-edited people

Mikhail Zavid

Editorial input — CRISPR technology supposedly used to edit gene associated with HIV resistance. John Timmer – Nov 26, 2018 8:31 pm UTC Enlarge / He Jiankui, the scientist who has claimed to have led an effort to gene-edit humans.On Sunday, news reports indicated that the first gene-edited human babies had been born in China.…

The finest effectively being objects

Mikhail Zavid

When it comes to exercise and fitness, the gadgets that get the most attention tend to be smartwatches and fitness trackers, with a nod to how our smartphones can be of benefit too. As it turns out, those aren’t the only devices that can help us to get fit however, as there are a number of…

Chris Milk’s first AR app is here, and it’s innovative

Mikhail Zavid

I’m sitting on the floor of Fast Company‘s conference room, watching Little Red Riding Hood face off with a leather-jacket-wearing Big Bad Wolf. The wolf convinces her to tell him where her grandma’s house is, and then dashes off into the forest. Instantly, Little Red is horrified.“What’s wrong?” I ask her.“I don’t know, but something…

The 7 applied sciences that can execute farming smarter–and extra productive

Mikhail Zavid

By Shana Lynch4 minute ReadToday’s technology is rushing into one of the last traditional industries: agriculture. A field largely still unaffected by the technological revolution, farming is ripe for change as need couples with opportunity.“We’ve seen a wave of technology impact our information industries,” says Stanford Graduate School of Business professor Haim Mendelson. “Now we see…

‘Alexa, Improvise’ is a comedy model that uses AI fails for laughs

Mikhail Zavid

From mechanical comics to riffing robots, the integration of artificial intelligence and comedy have been attempted before, with varying degrees of success. The New York Times reported earlier this year about Piotr Mirowski, a senior research scientist who built an AI system called A.L.Ex (short for Artificial Intelligence Experiment) to help him do improv skits.…

Echo vs. Echo Dot: What’s the distinction?

Mikhail Zavid

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: Amazon / Mashable CompositeBy Genevieve ScaranoMashable Deals2018-11-13 15:34:44 UTC The smart home concept is increasingly becoming the norm. Over the past few years, we’ve seen an increase in voice recognition assistants and connected devices to make our…

Outdoors the Box: AI and machine studying might maybe net site the next Jobs, Gates, or Zuckerberg

Mikhail Zavid

Microsoft’s Bill Gates (L), Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg (R), and Apple’s Steve Jobs didn’t need a college diploma to run their companies.During the Industrial Revolution, many people feared that the emergence of new technologies — textile mills, factories, steam-powered manufacturing — would eliminate their jobs. Labors, artisans, and farm workers who relied on their physical toil…

Esteem It or No longer, Skills and Media Companies Now Have an effect on Healthcare

Mikhail Zavid

Thanks to an influx of exciting new technologies and partnerships, patient experience and the healthcare industry as a whole are rapidly changing. The impact of additional research, new data developments, and cutting-edge treatments on the healthcare industry is truly impressive. Major medical providers around the world must now embrace the future of medicine so they don’t fall behind…

5 Ways Synthetic Intelligence Can also Have an effect on Health Care within the End to Future and What That Capacity for You

Mikhail Zavid

Artificial Intelligence If you’re an entrepreneur in the healthcare field, you need to prepare: AI is coming to your segment soon. Image credit: metamorworks | Getty Images Toby Nwazor Contributor Consumer Goods Entrepreneur, Freelance Writer December 18, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Technology is changing fast, and the…

The Very Simplest Noise-Canceling Headphones

Mikhail Zavid

If you ever fly on airplanes, you probably need noise-canceling headphones. If you work in an open plan office, you probably need noise-canceling headphones. If you ever feel the world is attacking your ears, you probably need noise-canceling headphones. Therapy might help but try noise-canceling headphones first. They’re really good these days!The basic idea behind…

A Spell binding Fresh E book Explores the Eerie Connection Between Tech and the Supernatural

Mikhail Zavid

A page of Willem ’s Gravesande’s 1720 book Physices Elementa Mathematica with Jan van Musschenbroek’s magic lantern projecting a monster.Image: Public DomainThese days, the idea of trying to contact spirits using technology calls to mind those reality shows that send obnoxious “ghost hunters” into abandoned hospitals. But as a new book investigates, the practice has…

How the genome-edited babies revelation will hang an affect on evaluation

Mikhail Zavid

Credit: Zephyr/Science Photo Library A day after news broke of a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world’s first genome-edited babies, researchers fear the startling announcement will hinder their efforts to safely translate gene-editing technology into treatments. As scientists gathered for the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong…

How we can relieve modern alternatives to poverty and inequality

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By Louise Lee5 minute ReadScience and technology research can make drastic improvements to health, education, and well-being, but far too few innovations are reaching people who need them most.Despite many advances, “we haven’t seen many large-scale applications to problems of the poor,” says Susan Athey, a professor of economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business.Athey…

The Tech Toys That Secretly Pronounce My Teens Coding Abilities

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For children of all ages. This article is published through a partnership with New York Media’s Strategist. The partnership is designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. We update links when possible, but note that deals can expire and all prices are subject to change.…

What’s next? The halt media executives on the job market

Mikhail Zavid

Keep an eye out for the next moves by these entrepreneurs and executives. A number of the biggest names in media left their jobs over the last year (or announced they will be leaving soon), including a handful of now-billionaires who have resources, ambition, and time on their hands to explore something new. We are…

The GPS wars have begun

Mikhail Zavid

Where are you? That’s not just a metaphysical question, but increasingly a geopolitical challenge that is putting tech giants like Apple and Alphabet in a tough position. Countries around the world, including China, Japan, India and the United Kingdom plus the European Union are exploring, testing and deploying satellites to build out their own positioning…

Two Corporations In the spoil Focus on Up

Mikhail Zavid

But their response to the Wisconsin power grab remains too weak. And some companies are still silent.Dec. 14, 2018ImagePeople protested Republican-backed bills stripping incoming Democrats of power outside the Wisconsin state Capitol in Madison, Wis., last week.CreditCreditJohn Hart/Wisconsin State Journal, via Associated PressThis article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up…

Designing emotional intelligence for order assistants

Mikhail Zavid

We are coming up on the new wave of technology and innovation, with the ever-present default, a screen is being replaced by voice assistants. Designing interactions till date has always been about a human interaction with a visible medium, like a phone, a screen, a tablet or even a watch. But when you remove that tangible…

How a startup mindset can wait on the refugee crisis

Mikhail Zavid

Startup entrepreneurs have a crucial role to play in building a more agile response to the global refugee crisis and also helping to change the narrative around displaced people, TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin has heard. Speaking during a panel discussing how technology can support refugees to integrate and rebuild their lives, Aline Sara, CEO of NaTakallam…

Some Canadian Hashish Vendors Are Selling Placebo Weed Oils, Researchers Snarl

Mikhail Zavid

Scientus Pharma claims weed oils are wildly inconsistent. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris YoungThis article originally appeared on VICE Canada.A biopharmaceutical company hoping to disrupt the cannabis extraction market is claiming some Canadian licensed producers are selling cannabis oils that are tantamount to placebos. Cannabis oils have surged in popularity over the last couple years, but for medical…

Methods to like and employ an encrypted messaging app

Mikhail Zavid

Text messaging has been around since the dawn of cellular technology, and sparked its own unique language. But it’s time to put sending regular SMS messages out to pasture. If you have an iPhone, you’re already on your way. iPhones (as well as iPads and Macs) use iMessage to send messages between Apple devices. It’s…

Despite pause in trade battle, US and China’s economic relationship is with no break in sight modified – Washington Post

Mikhail Zavid

BUENOS AIRES — The trade talks that President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping launched this weekend have raised hopes for a peaceful resolution of the trans-Pacific tariff war — but the economic relationship between the U.S. and China has been permanently altered. Over dinner following the Group of 20 summit Saturday, Trump agreed to…

10 ways Gen Zs exhaust money in another scheme than their Gen X of us

Mikhail Zavid

Generation X (Gen X) and Generation Z (Gen Z) are often overlooked when comparing generational financial trends.Today’s teenagers, called Gen Z, are more frugal about their spending than their Gen X parents.Gen Xers are known for being the biggest spenders across all demographics. Every generation has something that defines them. Whether it’s the historical events…

Alibaba exec Brian Wong explains the firm’s plans for Afrika

Mikhail Zavid

After training their first cohort of 24 Afrikan startups as part of the eFounder Fellowship training program, Alibaba went on to launch another initiative aimed at empowering Afrikan technology startups. Named the Netpreneur Prize, the program will invest a minimum of $1 million a year in Afrikan technology startups for 10 years starting in 2019. The Netpreneur Prize was…

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