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Overstock.com goes for largest digital coin offering ever at $500 million – CNBC

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Redbox, Studios’ Frenemy, Selling Low-Cost Digital Downloads Of Disney Films – Deadline

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Redbox, which has battled multiple Hollywood studios in court over its rightful place in the movie ecosystem, is now selling discounted digital downloads of Disney films despite not having a formal relationship with the No. 1 studio. Third-party sellers had previously supplied the kiosk operator with physical copies of Disney DVDs and Blu-ray discs, with the studio’s consent. The availability of lower-cost digital codes on Redbox comes at an awkward…

Las Vegas shooter’s laptop missing its hard drive – ABC News

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A laptop computer recovered from the Las Vegas hotel room where Stephen Paddock launched the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history was missing its hard drive, depriving investigators of a potential key source of information on why he killed and maimed so many people, ABC News has learned. Paddock is believed to have removed the hard drive before fatally shooting himself, and the missing device has not yet been recovered,…

Digital Marketing Is The Future Of Customer Support – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Shutterstock Imagine relaxing with your favorite Netflix show after a long day when, suddenly, your internet connection goes down. In place of your show are a spinning wheel and black screen. You reach for your cell phone and ask Google about your connection loss. Google recommends your provider’s help page, and on this page, you are greeted with a site that is not optimized for mobile and content that does…

Burning Memories – WIRED

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

On Sunday night, October 8, my parents’ house in Napa burned to the ground in the wildfire. For my mom and dad, now in their eighties, the place had been a retirement escape from the hurlyburly of New York. My wife and I were married there 23 years ago, in the hillside living room looking out over a vine-carpeted valley. The fire turned this refuge into a heap of tile…

Kaspersky: NSA staffer’s laptop was infected with malware – CNET

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Kaspersky Lab released details from an internal investigation on Wednesday, hours before a hearing in Congress on its antivirus technology. Eugene Kaspersky/Flickr Russian spies didn’t need Kaspersky Lab’s antivirus software to steal information from an NSA staffer, the company says — the computer was already infected with malware. Kaspersky Lab has been under scrutiny in the US after multiple reports alleged that the Moscow-based security company had been working with…

Bitcoin Alums Announce New Digital Currency Metronome – Fortune

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The blockchain firm Bloq on Tuesday said it has created a rival to bitcoin called Metronome that will go on sale in December. The announcement is significant because the founders of Bloq are longtime fixtures in the world of bitcoin, and are claiming that Metronome addresses flaws in how the original crypto-currency, which is now worth around $100 billion, is created and distributed. “Today, bitcoin faces existential threats from forks,…

Blockchain And Digital Transformation Go Hand In Hand – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Shutterstock New technologies are revolutionizing business from every direction. Digital transformation isn’t a technology trend; it’s a customer experience trend. In short, businesses are evolving because customer expectations are evolving. Either we are revolutionizing experiences through our own innovation or we are using data to iterate and innovate along with what the customers want. In some cases, we are doing both. However, new technologies like blockchain and AI are certainly…

Digital bank Monzo now supports Android Pay – Engadget

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

With Android Pay, Monzo is making it easier for Brits to switch away from high-street banks. (Heck, Barclays still doesn’t support Android Pay.) To get started, you’ll need to load up you Android Pay wallet and add a Monzo card by taking a photo or entering the relevant details manually. You can then take out your phone and make contactless payments as normal; Monzo will keep track of your spending…

New teardown brings more smoke to reports of a touchscreen Google Home – Ars Technica

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

reader comments 47 Sections of code within a recent update to the Google app seem to bolster reports that Google is working on a competitor to Amazon’s Echo Show smart speaker. An Android Police teardown of the Google app’s v7.14.15 beta update uncovered several references to functions and commands that can be performed by a device or feature codenamed “Quartz.” The code suggests that Quartz is activated through voice commands…

Steve Rossi retiring as CEO and president of Digital First Media – The Mercury News

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Digital First Media, owner of The Mercury News and East Bay Times, has announced the retirement of chief executive Steve Rossi and named Guy Gilmore as the company’s chief operating officer. “I wish to express my sincere thanks to all of you who work so hard to assure the company’s success,” Rossi said in a statement Monday. “It has been a real pleasure to serve the company in this role,…

Welcome to our new digital home – PBS NewsHour

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Welcome to the new PBS NewsHour digital home. We created this site to better showcase our journalism and reflect what the NewsHour stands for amid the clamor of information in your news feed. You’ll find our site to be faster, more responsive and better organized to serve what you’re seeking and introduce you to content you weren’t expecting. We partnered with the design firm Upstatement to dig deep into our…

New digital railcards could spell the end of paper versions – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Fines for forgetting your railcard could soon become a thing of the past, as they are about to become accessible on smartphones for first time. National Rail is ending the need to carry a paper railcard by allowing people to buy them online and then download them onto a smartphone via an app. The digital 16-25 Railcard and Network Railcard is already available and will be followed shortly by the Family & Friends and Two Together…

New teardown brings more smoke to reports of a touchscreen … – Ars Technica

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

reader comments 43 Sections of code within a recent update to the Google app seem to bolster reports that Google is working on a competitor to Amazon’s Echo Show smart speaker. An Android Police teardown of the Google app’s v7.14.15 beta update uncovered several references to functions and commands that can be performed by a device or feature codenamed “Quartz.” The code suggests that Quartz is activated through voice commands…

Google Home touchscreen device spotted in official app code – The … – The Verge

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

A deep dive into the code of a new version of the Google app by AndroidPolice supports rumors of a potential new Google Home device with a touchscreen. A TechCrunch report from September said Google was working on building a table-top smart-screen device codenamed “Manhattan” that could be a competitor to Amazon’s Echo Show. The APK teardown of 7.14.15 beta version of the Google app found references to multiple on-display…

Is Ripple for Real? A Closer Look at the Company Behind the Third Most Valuable Digital Currency – Fortune

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

Brad Garlinghouse is feeling good. The CEO of Ripple just brought the likes of Ben Bernanke and crypto-wunderkind Vitalik Buterin to a buzzy conference in Toronto, and his company is growing fast. As of this month, Ripple has licensed its blockchain technology to over 100 banks while its digital currency, XRP, now has a market cap of nearly $8 billion—third behind the digital money giants, bitcoin and Ethereum. Fortune’s The…

Adobe unveils tech for banks to merge physical branch with digital … – CNBC

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

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Five Technology Visionaries Discuss Our Digital Future – Forbes

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

In a decade, fixing your car won’t be siting for hours in a room with others watching a small TV and drinking stale coffee. Instead it’s likely your car will signal your device alerting you to the problem, identifying vendors with their pricing and reputation and asking which you’d like to use and when; then your car will drive it self on the selected date, be serviced and returned to…

Google Home touchscreen device spotted in official app code – The Verge

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

A deep dive into the code of a new version of the Google app by AndroidPolice supports rumors of a potential new Google Home device with a touchscreen. A TechCrunch report from September said Google was working on building a table-top smart-screen device codenamed “Manhattan” that could be a competitor to Amazon’s Echo Show. The APK teardown of 7.14.15 beta version of the Google app found references to multiple on-display…

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