Crunch Report | Dropbox Uploads $600 Million Credit Line
Twitter stops counting @ replies, Dropbox takes a $600 million credit line, Audi acquires Silvercar and Toyota drives deeper into AI research. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Banks will use Artificial Intelligence to improve customer interaction in future
In the next stage of artificial intelligence (AI) adoption, banks will use AI to help understand the intentions and emotions of customers for better interaction, a new report from Global professional services company Accenture said on Wednesday. According to the “Accenture Banking Technology Vision 2017” report, more than three-quarters (78 percent) of bankers globally and 87 percent in India believe that AI would enable simpler user interfaces eventually helping them create a more h...
Spotify ‘Traffic Jams’ shows artists creating music during LA rush hour
If you’ve ever been stuck in Los Angeles traffic, you know it can be a long while before you’re finally free. A single trip from A to B can take well over an hour, and that’s just enough time to create an entirely new piece of music…at least if you’re one of the artists featured on Spotify‘s new ‘Traffic Jams’ … Continue reading...
SpaceX enters history books with successful launch, landing of used rocket
SpaceX has successfully completed the first reflight — and landing — of an orbital class rocket. The Falcon 9 launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday evening, returning to an ocean-based barge a short while later. The post SpaceX enters history books with successful launch, landing of used rocket appeared first on Digital Trends....
Comcast Xfinity Internet gets pay-as-you-go prepaid option
Comcast has launched Xfinity Prepaid Internet for everyone located in the company’s service area, giving many people the opportunity to get Internet service in a way that isn’t dissimilar from how prepaid phone plans work. The prepaid Internet comes with the option of refilling the service for either one week or one month (30 days). Unlike the regular Comcast service, … Continue reading...
SpaceX enters history books with successful launch and landing of a used rocket
SpaceX has successfully completed the first reflight — and landing — of an orbital class rocket. The Falcon 9 launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday evening, returning to an ocean-based barge a short while later. The post SpaceX enters history books with successful launch and landing of a used rocket appeared first on Digital Trends....
WikiLeaks Vault 7 documents about vulnerable Cisco products exposes US govt’s stance on cyber security
When WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange disclosed earlier this month that his anti-secrecy group had obtained CIA tools for hacking into technology products made by U.S. companies, security engineers at Cisco Systems swung into action. The Wikileaks documents described how the Central Intelligence Agency had learned more than a year ago how to exploit flaws in Cisco’s widely used Internet switches, which direct electronic traffic, to enable eavesdropping. Senior Cisco managers immediate...
SpaceX’s reused Falcon 9 rocket launch was a success
As we reported yesterday, SpaceX had a planned launch today that would involve sending off a recycled rocket, something that would be a game-changer for the company if successful. The launch indeed went on as planned, and it was a massive success all around. Not only did the reused first stage part of the rocket work exactly as intended, it … Continue reading...
Lucasfilm: How we made ‘Rogue One’ look and feel seamless within the Star Wars saga
The design aesthetic of Rogue One was informed as much by the past as it was by the future, according to Lucasfilm VP and co-production designer Doug Chiang. The post Lucasfilm: How we made ‘Rogue One’ look and feel seamless within the Star Wars saga appeared first on Digital Trends....
Kim Kardashian Says It's the Tooth! She Has a Weird Hidden Talent (VIDEO)
Kim Kardashian says her nose ALWAYS knows when it comes to rotting teeth ... and that's not just some BS her 'KUWTK' producers cooked up for the show. We got Kim at Cuvee restaurant in West Hollywood, and asked about a very strange claim she…
Telegram introduces AI-powered, secure and clear audio calls along with ability to set video compression
Telegram has announced the rollout of voice calls to its platform. This comes months after the company asked users in a survey about what kind of features its users would want implemented in the app. According to the blog post, the new update will rollout to Western Europe in the first stage with gradual rollout to countries across the world. The company assures that the call quality will be clear and fast in addition to the security standard – end to end encryption – that one has co...
I have a lot of feelings about the new ‘Ghost in the Shell’ movie
 Will you enjoy the new version of Ghost in the Shell? Depends on what you want when you go to the movies. If, like me, you’re mostly hoping to see something new, well, you’re in for a treat: This is one of the best-looking science fiction films in years. Yes, many of the shots were clearly inspired by the Japanese film, but director Rupert Sanders and his team have translated… Read More ...
Jupiter shown with stunning detail in NASA’s newest space pics
While Mars is NASA‘s biggest focus at the moment (as far as space is concerned), it is ramping up its efforts related to Jupiter, and recently announced the name of a planned mission to the planet. In the present, the space agency has a small spacecraft called Juno in orbit around Jupiter, where it has begun snapping and sending back … Continue reading...
Looking to get in shape for spring? Google Maps and Search can help
Google is encouraging users to "shake off those winter blues and spring into shape." Now you can book and pay for fitness classes anywhere in the U.S. directly via Google Maps, Google Search, and the Reserve with Google website. The post Looking to get in shape for spring? Google Maps and Search can help appeared first on Digital Trends....
Chad Johnson Covers Mohamed Sanu ... GETS DESTROYED (VIDEO)
Ochocinco Island??? More like 3 Mile Island.  Chad Johnson called out ATL Falcons star Mohamed Sanu in a 1-on-1 coverage drill ... bragging that he could lock up the wide receiver like he was Patrick Peterson. Problem is ... when they took it…
SpaceX’s reused Falcon 9 rocket nails the landing for a second time
 SpaceX has completed the other key ingredient of its historic flight today, recovering its Falcon 9 rocket via its floating drone barge. This is a huge accomplishment because it already did this once before – with the same rocket, on the same barge, when it landed last year following a successful launch during a resupply mission to the International Space Station. The recovery of the… Read More ...
Not so fast—Comcast told to stop claiming it has “fastest Internet”
Enlarge Comcast should stop saying in advertisements that it “delivers the fastest Internet in America” and the “fastest in-home Wi-Fi," according to the advertising industry's self-regulation body. The evidence Comcast uses to substantiate those claims is not sufficient, ruled the National Advertising Review Board (NARB). Verizon had challenged Comcast's advertising claims, leading to today's ruling. Comcast said today that it disagreed with the fi...
Republican disarray deepens as Trump attacks rebel conservatives
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on Thursday at Republican conservatives who helped torpedo healthcare legislation he backed, escalating a feud within his party that jeopardizes the new administration's legislative agenda. ...
Tiny fish foils predators by injecting them with opioid venom
The tiny fish Meiacanthus nigrolineatus, also known as the fanged blenny fish, doesn’t look like much, but it has a secret weapon to keep predators at bay: venom. This venom is used to stop predators in their tracks, causing their blood pressure to drop and their ability to eat the blenny to diminish. While most fang-based venom causes extreme pain … Continue reading...
Congress votes to repeal the FCC’s privacy rules for internet service providers
The House voted to repeal privacy rules imposed by the Federal Communications Commission, joining a similar vote by the Senate. But the ruleset was never "active," meaning a gap in privacy protection has remained since February 2015. The post Congress votes to repeal the FCC’s privacy rules for internet service providers appeared first on Digital Trends....