Apple readying new AirPods with 'Hey, Siri' for 2018 (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 120) - CNET
AirPods will soon get some of Siri's smarts, new iPads are expected in March and Fast Company names Apple No. 1 of its Most Innovative Companies for 2018.
A Frenchman? Running away? Gawd, you don't say
A 41-year-old Frenchman is on the run after a court in his home country sentenced him to two years behind bars, and fined him €83.6m (£73m, $103m), for running a pirate movie website.…
Devs stumble into pre-release beta by using command they didn't understand
In the suburb home to HP and Tesla, high salaries are the norm. But that doesn't mean the residents of Palo Alto feel well off.
And now to see it's an unwelcome imposition or a mere inconvenience
OpenBSD's Meltdown patch has landed, in the form of a Version 11 code update that separates user memory pages from the kernel's – pretty much the same approach as was taken in the Linux kernel.…
In a good way – Xmas personal computer and printers sales up, tax windfall swells profit
Stronger than expected PC and printer sales, plus a tax windfall, gave HP Inc one of its best quarters in recent history, according to its latest financial figures.…
Future Access points will tell clients when to sleep, then make a wake up call
In November 2017, the next version of Wi-Fi, 802.11ax, stalled in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers's (IEEE's) standards process, but vendors want to push ahead with at least some of its features, according to Qualcomm Wi-Fi product marketing lead Prakash Sangam.…
Suddenly, everyone's using automation to beat back open networks
MWC Juniper's following Cisco's lead into carrier network automation.…
Get ready for antitrust hell if Broadcom buys us, warns biz
Qualcomm is hoping to scare its shareholders away from considering Broadcom's takeover offer – by predicting regulatory doom and gloom for the combined company.…
Neri vows to double down on reorg campaign
Hewlett Packard Enterprise took everyone by surprise Thursday by turning in better-than-expected quarterly financial numbers.…
Korean luxury is legit and giving pause to rivals in Europe and Japan.
The lawsuit by a coalition of attorneys general comes as the FCC files notice of its repeal to the Federal Register.
Commentary: Evan Spiegel doomed his app to fail the second he thought it deserved all the money it received.
There are only two updates to Pentax's flagship DSLR, but they're potentially impressive.
Emergency dispatchers say they've received about 1,600 false alarm calls from the California center in the past few months.
Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB and the London College of Fashion used a virtual avatar to join catwalk models.
For over a decade, US Customs and Border Protection has been unable to verify the cryptographic signatures on e-Passports, because they never installed the right software.
The German court at Leipzig has agreed to hand down a ruling on Feb. 27 on whether Stuttgart and Duesseldorf’s diesel bans are legal.
Commentary: In a meeting with state and local officials in Florida, the president cites violent video games and movies as "shaping young people's thoughts."
Officials are overcharging us, complains comms slinger as it heads into court to scrap fees
An American telecoms hardware shifter is fed up with US Customs officials slapping extra tariffs on its fiber-optic tech imports – all because the agents are classifying the IT gear as eyeglasses.…