July 21, 2016 Thursday – Chris Swearingin, Editor-in-Chief ComputerMagazine.com – Breaking News The great torrent site that in recent times had become one of the most popular destinations on the web, with over 50 million visitors per month – KickAssTorrents, has…
The National Institute of Standards and Technology issued a draft of its new proposed authentication guideline, with the government agency recommending web entities consider alternative methods to SMS two-step verification.
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The microscope is one of the most useful instruments for the biological sciences, but they are expensive. Lucky for us, a factory in China can turn out webcams and plastic lenses and sell them for pennies. That’s the idea behind Flypi – a cheap microscope for scientific experiments and diagnostics that’s based on the ever-popular Raspberry Pi.
Flypi is designed to be a simple scientific tool and educational device. With that comes the challenges of being very cheap and very capable. It’s based around a Raspberry Pi and the Pi camera, with the relevant software for taking snapshots, recording movies, …read more
A tour of the Sparks, NV compound ended with a Q&A.
Facebook is building 1,500 housing units in Menlo Park that will be open to the general public. The move comes as the social network readies its planned HQ expansion project in order to accommodate an influx of 6,500 new employees.
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Nikon has unveiled the AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED, a medium-telephoto portrait lens that combines the flattering compression of the 105mm focal length with the extremely shallow depth of field of an f/1.4 aperture.
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Selfie lovers will soon have an easier way to switch to the front facing camera on Android devices. A quick hand gesture will bring up the selfie camera in the beta version of Google Camera 4.1, though exposure compensation is now missing.
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The divorce is probably fallout from May’s fatal Tesla Model S crash.
Analog Devices and Linear Technology have announced today they will combine forces to create a semiconductor company worth $30 Billion.
This news follows the very recent acquisition of ARM Holdings by Japan’s SoftBank, and the later mergers, purchases or acquisitions of On and Fairchild, Avago and Broadcom, NXP and Freescale, and Microchip and Atmel, Intel and Altera, and a few more we’re forgetting at the moment.
Both Analog and Linear address similar markets; Analog Devices is best known for amps, interface, and power management ICs. Linear, likewise, isn’t known for ‘fun’ devices, but without their products the ‘fun’ components wouldn’t …read more
Councils urge the government to “reaffirm its commitment” to a minimum broadband speed to stop thousands falling into a “digital twilight zone”.