Apple Watch Now Offers Some Pretty Awesome Tools for Skiers

Finally, the Apple Watch Series 3 recognizes that skiing and snowboarding are exercise, too.

Beyond the convenience of on-your-wrist text messages and meeting reminders, perhaps the most compelling reason to swap out your analog timepiece for something smarter is Apple Watch’s physical activity tracking features. Reaching daily activity goals with the help of the watch almostmakes exercise fun, but … Read more...

What is blockchain and what does it mean for your business?

This new technology could potentially have major impacts in a wide range of industries

Bitcoin is getting a lot of press lately, but it’s the technology behind Bitcoin that has the potential to revolutionize how business is conducted. It’s called blockchain, and there’s a race on to develop applications for it across a wide array of industries.

How does it …

Why Microsoft Is Ruling The Cloud, IBM Is Matching Amazon, And Google Is $15 Billion Behind

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CLOUD WARS — In a striking example of just how big the enterprise cloud has become and how rapidly it’s growing, Google Cloud Platform’s disclosure of an impressive $4-billion forward-looking annualized revenue run rate leaves GCP about $15 billion behind the parallel metrics for Cloud Wars leaders Microsoft, Amazon and IBM.

For calendar 2017, the seven biggest enterprise-cloud vendors—Microsoft, … Read more...

This cheap 3D-printed home is a start for the 1 billion who lack shelter

Food, water, and shelter are basic human needs, but 1.2 billion people in the world live without adequate housing, according to a report by the World Resources Institute’s Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Today at SXSW, an Austin-based startup will unveil its approach to combat that deficiency by using low-cost 3D printing as a potential solution.

ICON has developed a …

Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to Galaxy Note8

Samsung began rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for the Galaxy.

S8 and S8+ in early February (only to hit pause for about a week to fix random reboots), and Verizon became the first US carrier to roll out Oreo to those devices a couple days ago. Now there’s word that Oreo is rolling out to Galaxy Note8 users in France … Read more...

Researchers find 29 types of USB attacks, recommend never plugging into a USB you don’t own

If you ever find a lost charger, don’t use it. If you need power and are tempted to plug into a public USB port, don’t do it.

It’s long been known that you should never insert an unknown USB drive to your computer because it could be loaded with malware. However, new research from Ben-Gurion University has exposed 29 types … Read more...