June 25, 2018

Benicio Del Toro on the timely politics of Sicario 2: Soldado – CNET

The Sicario sequel features US agents ripping a child from her family, but Del Toro says it’s not the same as what’s going on in real life. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
June 25, 2018

New Google Classroom features make it harder to cheat

Today, Google announced new features aimed at educators using Google Classroom. These include the ability to assign quizzes through Google Forms and “lock” them, so that students cannot navigate away from the page while the quiz is underway (potentia… Source: Reviews – https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml
June 25, 2018

What the Supreme Court's landmark phone privacy ruling means for you (The 3:59, Ep. 419) – CNET

A breakdown of the Supreme Court case and Amazon HQ2’s dark horse candidate. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
June 25, 2018

Samsung may release three Galaxy S10 models, one with a triple camera – CNET

Samsung may take a page from the Huawei P20 playbook. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
June 25, 2018

Oculus TV is now available: VR gets its own streaming-TV hub – CNET

But no social viewing until later this year. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
June 25, 2018

Amazon HQ2 dark horse? Inside Toronto's bid to draw tech giant to Canada – CNET

Against the backdrop of President Trump’s feud with Amazon, Toronto gets its chance to shine. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
June 25, 2018

See astronauts escape from Earth in thrilling launch video – CNET

The FIFA World Cup 2018 mascot goes along for the ride, too. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
June 25, 2018

Uber and Careem prep for women drivers as ban lifts in Saudi Arabia – Roadshow

When women’s rights and economic growth align. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
June 25, 2018

Wave Gliders Collect Live Ocean Data from Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Lava Flow

By using this unmanned technology, scientists have the rare opportunity to study the effects of the lava entering the ocean, the plume it creates and the interactions of the lava and seawater directly from the surface of the ocean. Source: Robotics Tomorrow
June 25, 2018

Layoffs at Watson Health Reveal IBM’s Problem with AI

Axed engineers say IBM isn’t always smart about artificial intelligence Illustration: IEEE Spectrum; Images: IBM; iStockphoto IBM, a venerable tech company on a mission to stay relevant, has staked much of its future on IBM Watson. The company has touted Watson, its flagship artificial intelligence, as the premier product for turning our data-rich but disorganized world into a smart and tidy planet. Just last month, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty told a convention audience that we’re at an inflection point in history. Putting […]