Google Apologizes for Snaring Wi-Fi Data

WiFi Planet - Wed, 2016-07-13 08:00
Google says it didn't mean to gather unsecured data as its cars roamed the streets putting together Street View images, but the search company learned it was doing just that as a result of a request for an audit from a German privacy authority.
Categories: Wireless

4G On the Brink of Massive Growth

WiFi Planet - Wed, 2016-07-13 08:00
Whether it's WiMAX or LTE, 4G is going to be growing in the next few years. While the two protocols coexist right now, what's the future going to hold?
Categories: Wireless

SiBeam Introduces Wireless Video Streaming Chipset

WiFi Planet - Wed, 2016-07-13 08:00
By combining support two high-speed wireless protocols, the company hopes to usher in new, cheaper forms of high-definition wireless streaming.
Categories: Wireless

Wi-Fi 2015: Where Is Wireless Networking Going?

WiFi Planet - Wed, 2016-07-13 08:00
With more than 1 billion devices on the market and 802.11n now standardized, what's next for the networking technology? A panel of networking experts at Interop peers into the crystal ball.
Categories: Wireless

next-20160713: linux-next

Linux Kernel - Wed, 2016-07-13 06:44
Version:next-20160713 (linux-next) Released:2016-07-13
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Fiat Chrysler launches bug bounty program for connected vehicles

LinuxWorld News - Wed, 2016-07-13 06:43
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has launched a bug bounty program to attract white-hat hackers to spot out cybersecurity flaws in its products and connected services.

US Senator has privacy concerns about Pokémon Go’s data collection

LinuxWorld News - Wed, 2016-07-13 05:27
U.S. Senator Al Franken, a strong privacy advocate, has raised the inevitable question about the privacy of the extensive data the game collects from its users, including children, and whether the data is used for other purposes.

Google hires team from online content sharing service Kifi

LinuxWorld News - Wed, 2016-07-13 02:44
The team at Kifi, the developer of a service for users to save, collaborate and chat on online content, have joined Google’s Spaces group.

An online market that offered cheap hacked servers returns

LinuxWorld News - Wed, 2016-07-13 00:56
A website that offered access to hacked servers for as little as $6 is back online.

Hacked 3D printers could commit industrial sabotage

LinuxWorld News - Tue, 2016-07-12 21:24
3D printers can churn out toys, clothing and even food. But the technology also shows potential for use in industrial sabotage, researchers warn.

Google's AI is learning how to save your life

LinuxWorld News - Tue, 2016-07-12 20:49
AlphaGo's uncanny success at the game of Go was taken by many as a death knell for the dominance of the human intellect, but Google researcher David Silver doesn't see it that way.

IBM and Samsung achieve breakthrough on flash killer for wearables, mobile devices

LinuxWorld News - Tue, 2016-07-12 20:18
Samsung is likely to produce the next-generation magnetoresistive RAM (MRAM), which it said can now be manufactured and replace NAND flash in small IoT and mobile devices.

Microsoft amps up Windows-as-a-subscription effort

LinuxWorld News - Tue, 2016-07-12 20:03
Microsoft today announced that later this year its partners will start selling subscriptions to Windows 10 Enterprise, the edition that targets businesses, for US$7 per month per user.

Here's how to star in Apple's new TV show about app creation

LinuxWorld News - Tue, 2016-07-12 19:49
Apple is co-producing a TV show about app design and development, and you might be able to play a starring role.

Pokémon Go is making people take leave of their senses

LinuxWorld News - Tue, 2016-07-12 19:26
Pokémon Go, the new augmented reality smartphone game, has players showing up in some strange places looking for virtual cartoon creatures. Now the U.S. National Safety Council is warning people not to play while driving.

Honda's new motor for hybrid cars is a very big deal

LinuxWorld News - Tue, 2016-07-12 19:08
Honda Motor has developed the world's first electric motor for hybrid cars that doesn't use heavy rare earth metals -- a major step forward in development of motors that are free from the political whims of the Chinese government.

China loads up on chip technology with new ARM license

LinuxWorld News - Tue, 2016-07-12 16:27
China already has the world's fastest computer with its homegrown chip, but the country hasn't stopped loading up on technology to make more of its own chips.

Is Wi-Fi finally ‘fast enough?’

LinuxWorld News - Tue, 2016-07-12 15:55
Wi-Fi has become so ubiquitous over the past decade and a half that we talk about it – and complain about it – like it’s part of the weather. Be honest, average user – the first thing you think when your connection starts acting up is “damn it, what’s wrong with the Wi-Fi now?”

Microsoft delays its Azure Stack software until mid-2017

LinuxWorld News - Tue, 2016-07-12 15:44
Azure Stack, Microsoft's private cloud operating system, will be launching first through a set of integrated hardware and software systems from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Dell and Lenovo.

SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 Released

Linux Journal - Tue, 2016-07-12 15:30

Linux gamers all over the world will be happy to hear that a new version of SuperTuxKart is available. This should strike a nostalgic chord to people who have used desktop Linux to play games during the past ten years. more>>

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