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Oscars: Digital Comes Of Age At Motion Picture Academy’s Scientific And Technical Awards – Deadline

Sunday, February 12, 2017

I love tradition and so every year that I can make it I try to attend the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences  Scientific And Technical Awards. The winners, which this year included several digital innovations, were no surprise as they had been previously announced, and the Beverly Wilshire Hotel dinner wasn’t exactly star studded with only Leslie Mann and John Cho enlisted to serve as hosts. This whole…

Over 8 lakh people win Rs 133 crore under digital payment scheme – Times of India

Sunday, February 12, 2017

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Oscars: Digital Comes Of Age At Motion Picture Academy’s Scientific And Technical Awards – Deadline

Sunday, February 12, 2017

I love tradition and so every year that I can make it I try to attend the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences  Scientific And Technical Awards. The winners, which this year included several digital innovations, were no surprise as they had been previously announced, and the Beverly Wilshire Hotel dinner wasn’t exactly star studded with only Leslie Mann and John Cho enlisted to serve as hosts. This whole…

Oscars: Digital Comes Of Age At Motion Picture Academy’s Scientific And Technical Awards – Deadline

Sunday, February 12, 2017

I love tradition and so every year that I can make it I try to attend the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences  Scientific And Technical Awards. The winners, which this year included several digital innovations, were no surprise as they had been previously announced, and the Beverly Wilshire Hotel dinner wasn’t exactly star studded with only Leslie Mann and John Cho enlisted to serve as hosts. This whole…

PD: Wallingford man used cell phone to videotape teen girls – WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Sunday, February 12, 2017

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Wallingford police have arrested a man they say was videotaping juvenile girls outside of their bedroom windows. On January 20, police received a complaint that a man, identified as 50-year-old Gary Lozowski Sr., was videotaping two girls. Police began investigating and learned that Lozowski had been videotaping the 14 and 15 year old girls while they were in their bedrooms or other areas of their home….

FBI Throws Up Digital Roadblock to Transparency | Electronic … – EFF

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Beginning March 1, FBI Will No Longer Accept FOIA Requests Via Email It’s well documented that the FBI is keen on adopting new technologies that intrude on our civil liberties. The FBI’s enthusiasm for technology, however, doesn’t extend to tools that make it easier for the public to understand what the agency is up to—despite such transparency being mandated by law. The FBI recently announced that it’s removing the ability…

FBI Throws Up Digital Roadblock to Transparency – EFF

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Beginning March 1, FBI Will No Longer Accept FOIA Requests Via Email It’s well documented that the FBI is keen on adopting new technologies that intrude on our civil liberties. The FBI’s enthusiasm for technology, however, doesn’t extend to tools that make it easier for the public to understand what the agency is up to—despite such transparency being mandated by law. The FBI recently announced that it’s removing the ability…

I really love this little USB-C laptop wall charger – The Verge

Saturday, February 11, 2017

It’s okay to be Real Mad at Apple for dropping MagSafe power connectors on the new MacBooks and MacBook Pros. I get it. But somehow I have become The Verge’s resident USB Type-C reporter, and I suspect it’s because I love the little thing, despite its many problems. I love it because of its potential to replace all the different kinds of plugs that are out there. I love it…

Caught on Camera: Thieves trash cell phone store twice – wreg.com

Saturday, February 11, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Caught on camera! Memphis Police say three thieves hit a Raleigh cell phone store off Austin Peay not once but twice and make off with thousands of dollars in merchandise and causing a lot of damage. The video begins in the back a Raleigh Cricket Wireless store. The surveillance video captures three hooded burglars make a bee-line for a safe. With a hammer one crook repeatedly bangs on…

PCWorld’s February Digital Edition: Intel’s Kaby Lake CPU – PCWorld

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Stay on top of the latest tech with PCWorld’s Digital Edition. Available as single copies or as a yearlong subscription, it highlights the best content from PCWorld.com—the most important news, the key product reviews, and the most useful features and how-to stories—in a curated Digital Edition for Android and iOS, as well for the desktop and other tablet readers. In the February issue We test Intel’s Kaby Lake CPU and…

Samsung’s New Chromebook Is a Nearly Perfect Budget Laptop – Gizmodo

Friday, February 10, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I was working on the new Samsung Chromebook Pro, furiously putting together a post that needed to go up stat. The final touch was an image, but I needed to edit it, and I didn’t want to reach for my normal work machine. So I popped it open in the Adobe Lightroom Android app, flipped the screen around so the computer was in tablet mode, and…

Prince’s Digital Catalog Returning to Streaming Music – RollingStone.com

Friday, February 10, 2017

Prince‘s digital catalog is heading back to streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music after over 18 months as an exclusive to Tidal, multiple sources have confirmed to Rolling Stone. Related Roc Nation, Prince Estate Clash Over Singer’s Digital Catalog Jay Z’s Tidal asks Minnesota court to enforce exclusivity deal Prince allegedly made with streaming service A majority of the musician’s catalog will be available on Sunday to coincide with the…

Six Ways To Make Digital Payment Mainstream – Forbes

Friday, February 10, 2017

While digital payment methods like Apple Pay and Google Wallet are slowly catching on, they haven’t quite gone mainstream. Despite their convenience — simply tap your phone at checkout or send money through your gmail — consumers aren’t yet using them consistently. Weighing in on how digital payment methods can become more effective, six technology leaders from Forbes Technology Council offer their insights on what these new payment methods need…

The Disruptors: Best Rap Album Nominees Bask In Hip-Hop’s Digital Dominance – NPR

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Recording Academy changed its rules this year to make streaming-only albums eligible for Grammy Awards. Chance the Rapper, who released his mixtape, Coloring Book, on Apple Music in May, is up for seven awards. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kevin Winter/Getty Images The Recording Academy changed its rules this year to make streaming-only albums eligible for Grammy Awards. Chance the Rapper, who released his mixtape, Coloring Book,…

Confessions of a digital hoarder – Mashable

Friday, February 10, 2017

I have a confession to make: I am a digital hoarder and I don’t want to stop. Emails, photos, files, screenshots, apps — I don’t know why but I have an extreme aversion to removing things from my digital life.  SEE ALSO: Your dates are definitely judging you for your crappy old phone I have 48,183 emails in my work inbox and 32,060 in my personal Gmail. 56,991 of those…

Dell: Crazy exploding laptop wasn’t our fault – CNET

Friday, February 10, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image There wasn’t much left of the laptop. NBC4 screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET It was quite the video. A Dell Inspiron laptop was charging on a sofa when it burst into flames. Its owner, 18-year-old Devon Johnson of Thousand Oaks, California, tried to douse the flames. Then he took the laptop outside. It burst…

Dell: Crazy exploding laptop wasn’t our fault – CNET

Friday, February 10, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image There wasn’t much left of the laptop. NBC4 screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET It was quite the video. A Dell Inspiron laptop was charging on a sofa when it burst into flames. Its owner, 18-year-old Devon Johnson of Thousand Oaks, California, tried to douse the flames. Then he took the laptop outside. It burst…

Dynatrace Drives Digital Innovation With AI Virtual Assistant – Forbes

Friday, February 10, 2017

Innovation in the white-hot digital performance management (DPM) market continues to accelerate, and it was clear from this week’s Perform conference in Las Vegas that Dynatrace is setting the pace. In fact, Dynatrace’s innovations are so cutting-edge and so flashy that on first glance they may seem to be gimmicks. For example, there’s Dynatrace UFO, a saucer-shaped device with flashing lights that one might confuse with a drone. But instead…

Dell: Crazy exploding laptop wasn’t our fault – CNET

Friday, February 10, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image There wasn’t much left of the laptop. NBC4 screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET It was quite the video. A Dell Inspiron laptop was charging on a sofa when it burst into flames. Its owner, 18-year-old Devon Johnson of Thousand Oaks, California, tried to douse the flames. Then he took the laptop outside. It burst…

How Americans Encounter, Recall and Act Upon Digital News – Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project

Friday, February 10, 2017

Anyone who wants to understand today’s news environment faces a challenge: How to discern the nuances of digital news habits when Americans’ attention spans are fractured, human memory is naturally limited and news comes at them every which way. To tackle this complex question, Pew Research Center, in association with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, took on the unusual task of staying in touch with more than…