Gmail’s ‘Confidential Mode’ arrives on mobile devices Google’s big Gmail redesign was revealed this past April (with G Suite customers getting the first look). It became default for everyone starting in July. One of the key features, Confidential Mode, is now available for mobile devices, though not eve… Continue readingRead More →


A ‘Vampyr’ TV show is on the way If you’re looking for a new supernatural television series, you’re in luck (if you don’t mind waiting a while). Fox 21 Television Studios will produce a new show based on the video game Vampyr by the developer of Life is Strange, Dontnod.Read More →

Do we need BailCoin? FBI refuses to take cryptocurrency in videogame hacking case Do we need BailCoin? FBI refuses to take cryptocurrency in videogame hacking case  MarketWatch EA Hacker Ordered to Post $750000 Bail in Cryptocurrency  CCN Judge sets bail at $750K in cryptocurrency for alleged EA hacker  CNET Full coverage Continue readingRead More →

MIT can secure cloud-based AI without slowing it down It’s rather important to secure cloud-based AI systems, especially when they they use sensitive data like photos or medical records. To date, though, that hasn’t been very practical — encrypting the data can render machine learning systems so slow… Continue readingRead More →

‘Star Wars Resistance’ trailer shows off its anime style Star Wars’ latest animated series, Rebels, ended its four-season run this spring — but fans didn’t have to wait long to get a tease of details for the next show. While the last was set between the prequels and original trilogy,Read More →

Echo Show can now display recorded security camera footage With Alexa’s latest skill, users can now ask the digital assistant to show them recorded security camera footage on their Echo Show, Echo Spot, Fire TV or Fire tablet. Currently, the skill is supported by Alexa-enabled cameras from Ring, Arlo, Cloud…Read More →

Google’s next Chromecast may offer improved connectivity Google may soon release a Chromecast with full Bluetooth support and sturdier WiFi connectivity, an FCC filing indicates. It seems likely the dongle will have the same design as the current version, with Google only making internal changes. Continue reading . . .Read More →

DOJ wants access to suspect’s encrypted Facebook Messenger chats The US government wants Facebook to help break Messenger’s encryption to get access to a suspect’s voice conversations in a criminal case, sources told Reuters. The probe is under seal so filings aren’t publicly available, but the sources stated that… ContinueRead More →

Mylo Electric Scooter first ride review: The future is unfolding By Greg Rasa You look like a circus bear.” That’s the kind of snarky assessment only one’s own teenager can deliver, but it summed up my last time on an electric “mobility device,” commuting to work on Autoblog’s Urb-E scooter:Read More →

Netflix test interrupts your binge session with video promos Netflix is trying out a new way to suggest content to viewers: Show them promos between episodes. The streaming company confirmed the tests to TechCrunch, but it doesn’t appear to be a feature rolling out to everyone — only a “smallRead More →

A novel synthetic antibody enables conditional ‘protein knockdown’ in vertebrates Researchers have developed a novel synthetic antibody that paves the way for an improved functional analysis of proteins. Continue reading . . . Top Environment News — ScienceDaily Top stories featured on ScienceDaily’s Plants & Animals, Earth & Climate,Read More →

Amazon is reportedly working on a TiVo-like DVR for live TV Amazon is working on a new device to record live television in a bid to compete in a market dominated by TiVo, a source told Bloomberg. The ecommerce titan’s Lab 126 R&D division is reportedly building the DVR, whichRead More →

Twitch may have exposed some users’ private messages Some Twitch users’ private messages may have been exposed due to a bug. The streaming platform killed the messages feature in May, and gave users the chance to download an archive of their private communications. Continue reading . . . EngadgetRead More →

Cryptocurrency ventures face still more pain, says asset management firm Cryptocurrency ventures face still more pain, says asset management firm  MarketWatch Full coverage Continue reading . . . cryptocurrency – Google News Google News More →

How Google’s location-tracking issue affects you Watching Twitter and Facebook commit reputational suicide over the past 20 months has been as painful as it has been entertaining — entertaining in the sense that all anyone had to do was let the companies be themselves. The cost has been terrible,… ContinueRead More →