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Samsung’s new Gear 360 camera shoots in 4K and works with iPhones – The Verge

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Samsung just announced a new version of its Gear 360 camera, which as the name suggests shoots video and photos in 360 degrees, and has a new design that’s supposed to make it easier for non-video-nerds to use. It is admittedly cute, and has a nifty stabilization ring. The big question is whether its new handheld design is a step forward in capturing 360 imagery, or whether we’re about to…

MARTA: Crime is down because of cameras, 10000 rider suspensions – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Thursday, March 30, 2017

“Any crime on MARTA is too much crime,” the system’s board chair, Robbie Ashe, said. “But it is our hope today that we put some of the incidents that have happened in the proper perspective.”

Sahuarita town council weighs use of police cameras – Green Valley News

Thursday, March 30, 2017

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Insecure security cameras sound like a joke, but aren’t – Techworld Australia

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Reports recently surfaced that Google was alerted to security holes in its IoT security camera products and declined to patch them. This was quite frightening for two reasons. First, the fix was apparently straightforward, and second, the hole was readily and easily available to burglars with even a modicum of tech savviness. Meanwhile, eBay seems to be encouraging users to downgrade their security defenses by giving up the hardware tokens they use…

Go get these crazy MacBook deals while you can – BGR

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Apple’s computers don’t come on sale very often, so if you can’t weasel a student discount, you’re probably going to be stuck paying full retail price. Even when prices do drop, it’s normally on old models that are being discontinued. So, when a store has a sale on every version of the new MacBook Pro and the Mac Mini, you’d be well advised to take note and go find your…

Texas church bus crash: 12 killed, 3 injured in collision with pickup truck – Fox News

Thursday, March 30, 2017

At least 12 people were killed and three others injured in a head-on crash Wednesday between a church bus and pickup truck in southwest Texas, officials said. Sgt. Conrad Hein of the Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed the death toll to the Associated Press, adding that the collision happened around 12:30 p.m. local time on U.S. 83 outside Garner State Park, located about 75 miles west of San…

Senators vow cooperation on Russia amid House furor – The Hill

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday sought to distance their investigation of Russia’s interference in the election from the partisan brawl that is consuming the House. While House Intelligence Committee members say their probe has ground to a halt, Sens. Richard BurrRichard BurrOvernight Cybersecurity: Senators tout progress on Russia probe | Trump pressed to secure critical infrastructure | House beefs up cellphone security Dem: House intel feud…

Ivanka Trump is making her White House job official – CNN

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Washington (CNN)Ivanka Trump is changing course and will become a government employee in the coming days, a White House official told CNN Wednesday. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2017/03/21/ivanka-trump-west-wing.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_27’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false) {autoStartVideo = false;if (autoStartVideo…

2 ex-Christie aides sentenced in bridge traffic revenge plot – Washington Post

Thursday, March 30, 2017

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie listens as President Donald Trump speaks during an opioid and drug abuse listening session Wednesday in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. (Evan Vucci/AP) Two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for their roles in a conspiracy to shut down the nation’s busiest bridge — an act of political retribution dubbed “Bridgegate” that is thought to have seriously…

Your next smartphone is not going to be a revolution – TechCrunch

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Samsung promised a revolution today. The company opened today’s Unpacked event by contextualizing the history of mobile phones, from the 1980s to today. The conceit was simple: Today’s big announcement marks a step in cell phone evolution akin to the jump from the Zack Morris brick to the flip phone or the clamshell to the smartphone. What it delivered was a phone with fewer bezels. Maybe that’s a bit unfair….

Dell 4K Gaming Laptop Now on Sale for $749 – Laptop Mag

Thursday, March 30, 2017

As much as we love a laptop that packs on the pixels, for many of us, a 4K notebook is more of a splurge than a necessity. However, deals like the one below give us hope. Dell is offering its Inspiron 15 7000 Touch 4K Laptop for $749.99 via coupon code “50OFF699”. In addition to being incredibly cheap for a 4K laptop — they traditionally cost upwards of…

TSA Punishes Boy Who Left a Laptop in His Backpack With a Prolonged Pat-Down – Reason (blog)

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Jennifer WilliamsonSuppose you forget to remove your laptop from your carry-on bag while passing through security at a U.S. airport. How should the TSA “resolve” that issue? You might think the resolution would involve sending the laptop through the scanner again, this time in its very own bin. It might also include swabbing the laptop to see if it tests positive for explosive residue, based on the dubious supposition that…

Brother borrows laptop, learns neighbor has raped his little sister: cops – New York Post

Thursday, March 30, 2017

A Texas man is facing child porn charges after lending his computer to a family friend who found nude photographs of his 10-year-old sister on the machine, police said. Joe Garza Jr., 65, of Fort Worth, was arrested on March 3 for possession of child pornography. He was later charged with continuous sexual abuse for allegedly molesting the girl. Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Garza with a second count of continuous…

Etihad Airways is giving some customers a major perk to defy the US government’s laptop ban – Business Insider

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Foreign policy star Anne-Marie Slaughter: the 2 key lessons that helped me most in my career

‘Battle Cars’ Is The Newest And Best Trend In The Auto World – Jalopnik

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The off-road Bentley circulating the internet at the moment. Via r/BattleCars Just yesterday, while wandering the enchanted forest paths of the internet, we bumped into this BMW Z3 “off-roadster.” In doing so we hit upon the newest—and certainly best—trend in automobilia: it’s called Battle Cars, and it rules. Battle Cars covers any generally sporty car converted for off-road use. That means meaty off-road tires, and typically a lift and fender…

‘Battle Cars’ Is The Newest And Best Trend In The Auto World – Jalopnik

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The off-road Bentley circulating the internet at the moment. Via r/BattleCars Just yesterday, while wandering the enchanted forest paths of the internet, we bumped into this BMW Z3 “off-roadster.” In doing so we hit upon the newest—and certainly best—trend in automobilia: it’s called Battle Cars, and it rules. Battle Cars covers any generally sporty car converted for off-road use. That means meaty off-road tires, and typically a lift and fender…

2 Top Stocks in Driverless Cars to Buy Right Now – Motley Fool

Thursday, March 30, 2017

By 2020, BI Intelligence estimates there will be 10 million self-driving cars on the road, and that number falls on the conservative side of some analysts’ estimates. Sensing the potential, a wide array of automotive and technology companies are moving headlong into a driverless-car “arms race.” Although there are plenty of companies worthy of analysis, here we’ll focus on the autonomous-vehicle efforts at work at two technology companies — Baidu…