Time: TSA Stops Employees From Making TikTok Posts

February 23, 2020 at 09:06PM (WASHINGTON) — The Transportation Security Administration said Sunday it has stopped allowing employees to use the China-owned video app TikTok to create social media posts for the agency after the Senate’s top Democrat raised concerns about potential national security issues. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer sent a letter letter SaturdayContinue reading “Time: TSA Stops Employees From Making TikTok Posts”

Time: Twitter Has Reportedly Suspended 70 Pro-Bloomberg Accounts for Violating Its Platform Manipulation Policy

February 22, 2020 at 04:26PM On Friday, Twitter began suspending 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for violating a company policy put in place in response to the 2016 election, according to the Los Angeles Times. In a statement to TIME, Twitter confirmed that it has “taken enforcement action on a group of accounts for violating our rulesContinue reading “Time: Twitter Has Reportedly Suspended 70 Pro-Bloomberg Accounts for Violating Its Platform Manipulation Policy”

Time: What Internet Speeds Should You Really Be Paying For? Here’s How to Decide

February 21, 2020 at 09:29PM If the new year brought some new gadgets — like a 4K TV, new streaming device, or even a new video game — into your life, you’re probably itching to get them hooked up and online. Just one problem, though: That 4K-quality stream you’re looking to extract from your NetflixContinue reading “Time: What Internet Speeds Should You Really Be Paying For? Here’s How to Decide”

Time: ‘Your Workday Is Easier Thanks to His Revolutionary Ideas.’ Computer Scientist Who Created ‘Copy’ and ‘Paste’ Dies

February 20, 2020 at 10:02PM (NEW YORK) — Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste,” has died. He was 74. He made using computers easier for generations as a proponent and pioneer of what he called “modeless editing.” That meant a user wouldn’t haveContinue reading “Time: ‘Your Workday Is Easier Thanks to His Revolutionary Ideas.’ Computer Scientist Who Created ‘Copy’ and ‘Paste’ Dies”

Time: How TIME Re-created the 1963 March on Washington in Virtual Reality

February 20, 2020 at 12:27PM Tucked away in an office on a quiet Los Angeles street, past hallways chockablock with miniature props and movie posters, is a cavernous motion-capture studio. And in that studio is the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in 1963, on the day Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have aContinue reading “Time: How TIME Re-created the 1963 March on Washington in Virtual Reality”

Time: Over 1,000 Alleged Oracle Employees Have Signed a Petition Demanding Founder Larry Ellison Cancel a Trump Fundraiser

February 15, 2020 at 08:37PM Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison‘s decision to throw a fundraiser for President Donald Trump has apparently angered some of his employees. So much so that they have allegedly set up a Change.org petition demanding he cancel the Feb. 19 event and have asked other Oracle employees to sign. TheContinue reading “Time: Over 1,000 Alleged Oracle Employees Have Signed a Petition Demanding Founder Larry Ellison Cancel a Trump Fundraiser”

Time: The Spring Cleaning Software You Need to Tidy Up Your Computer (And Keep it That Way)

February 14, 2020 at 10:52PM Admit it, you’ve got a ton of junk on your computer. No, not stacked on top of your computer, but on your desktop screen and in the file paths lurking below the surface, in downloaded detritus and folders long covered with pixelated dust — what does “reports-final-finalforrealthistime” even mean? AllContinue reading “Time: The Spring Cleaning Software You Need to Tidy Up Your Computer (And Keep it That Way)”

Time: U.S. Brings New Charges Against Chinese Tech Giant Huawei

February 13, 2020 at 08:01PM (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department has added new criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei and two of its U.S. subsidiaries, accusing the company in a plot to steal trade secrets from competitors in America, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. The company is also accused of installing surveillance equipment that enabledContinue reading “Time: U.S. Brings New Charges Against Chinese Tech Giant Huawei”

Time: The World’s Biggest Mobile Technology Fair Has Been Canceled Due to Coronavirus Fears

February 12, 2020 at 08:21PM (LONDON) — Organizers of the world’s biggest mobile technology fair are pulling the plug over worries about the viral outbreak from China. The annual Mobile World Congress show will no longer be held as planned in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 24-27. “Global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak, travel concern andContinue reading “Time: The World’s Biggest Mobile Technology Fair Has Been Canceled Due to Coronavirus Fears”

Time: Terms Like ‘OK Boomer’ Are Hard to Define. This Dictionary Is Trying To Do It Anyway

February 12, 2020 at 01:00PM As social media has eaten the world, novel words and phrases have started to spread at hyperloop speed. It used to take years for neologisms to filter from place to place, through vessels like letters. Now they can bubble up from subcultures and flood the zeitgeist in a period ofContinue reading “Time: Terms Like ‘OK Boomer’ Are Hard to Define. This Dictionary Is Trying To Do It Anyway”

Time: Samsung’s Trying Foldable Phones Once Again With the Galaxy Z Flip

February 11, 2020 at 08:03PM Hot on the heels of the poorly kept secret that was Samsung’s Galaxy S20 line of smartphones, the electronics giant revealed its newest foldable smartphone at its annual Unpacked event Tuesday. Dubbed the Galaxy Z Flip, the foldable smartphone features a clamshell design similar to the flip-phones of yore. AndContinue reading “Time: Samsung’s Trying Foldable Phones Once Again With the Galaxy Z Flip”

Time: Samsung’s New Flagship Galaxy S20 Smartphones Have 5G and Intense Cameras

February 11, 2020 at 07:00PM Samsung’s back with another trio of smartphones, designed to take advantage of your wireless carrier’s newfound obsession with all things 5G. At its annual Unpacked event, where the company shows off its upcoming smartphones meant to fill your pockets and empty your wallets, Samsung unveiled the successor to its SamsungContinue reading “Time: Samsung’s New Flagship Galaxy S20 Smartphones Have 5G and Intense Cameras”

Time: T-Mobile’s $26.5 Billion Sprint Merger Approved Despite Competition Concerns

February 11, 2020 at 02:53PM T-Mobile US Inc. won court approval for its $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint Corp., defeating a state-led lawsuit that sought to block the industry-altering wireless deal. The decision by a district judge in Manhattan is a huge win for T-Mobile and its owner Deutsche Telekom AG, as well as SoftBankContinue reading “Time: T-Mobile’s $26.5 Billion Sprint Merger Approved Despite Competition Concerns”

Time: Coronavirus Researchers Are Using High-Tech Methods to Predict Where the Virus Might Go Next

February 11, 2020 at 01:45PM As the deadly 2019-nCov coronavirus spreads, raising fears of a worldwide pandemic, researchers and startups are using artificial intelligence and other technologies to predict where the virus might appear next — and even potentially sound the alarm before other new, potentially threatening viruses become public health crises. “What we’re doingContinue reading “Time: Coronavirus Researchers Are Using High-Tech Methods to Predict Where the Virus Might Go Next”

Time: A Physical Therapist Explains How to Fix Taika Waititi’s Apple Keyboard Woes

February 10, 2020 at 06:57PM At the 2020 Academy Awards, director Taiki Waititi won “Best Adapted Screenplay” for his satirical film Jojo Rabbit, and took the stage to claim his first Oscar. “I dedicate this to all the indigenous kids in the world who want to do art and dance and write stories,” Waititi said,Continue reading “Time: A Physical Therapist Explains How to Fix Taika Waititi’s Apple Keyboard Woes”

Time: Chinese Military Hackers Charged With Stealing Millions of Americans’ Info From Equifax

February 10, 2020 at 03:18PM (WASHINGTON) — Four Chinese military hackers have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department announced Monday. The four are also accused of stealing the company’s trade secrets, law enforcementContinue reading “Time: Chinese Military Hackers Charged With Stealing Millions of Americans’ Info From Equifax”

Time: How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Video Gamers Create the Exact Games They Want to Play

February 10, 2020 at 12:00PM For video game fans, the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) is just as familiar as extra lives, respawns, and end bosses. Gamers have spent decades going up against computer-controlled opponents, whether a Pong paddle trying to prevent them from scoring a point or Bowser trying to stop Mario from rescuingContinue reading “Time: How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Video Gamers Create the Exact Games They Want to Play”

Time: You Can Finally Stop Netflix From Autoplaying Videos. Here’s How

February 06, 2020 at 09:24PM Using Netflix, until today, had always been an exercise in timing, especially when looking for something to watch. That’s because, without fail, hovering on a particular title for too long would activate the streaming service’s dreaded preview autoplay feature, presenting you with a trailer you never asked for and forcingContinue reading “Time: You Can Finally Stop Netflix From Autoplaying Videos. Here’s How”

Time: ‘There’s a Wide-Open Horizon of Possibility.’ Musicians Are Using AI to Create Otherwise Impossible New Songs

February 05, 2020 at 07:02PM In November, the musician Grimes made a bold prediction. “I feel like we’re in the end of art, human art,” she said on Sean Carroll’s Mindscape podcast. “Once there’s actually AGI (Artificial General Intelligence), they’re gonna be so much better at making art than us.” Her comments sparked a meltdownContinue reading “Time: ‘There’s a Wide-Open Horizon of Possibility.’ Musicians Are Using AI to Create Otherwise Impossible New Songs”

Time: The 10 Best Xbox One X Games You Can Play Right Now

February 05, 2020 at 03:09PM Microsoft’s Xbox One X is the most powerful console available on the market. If you want to play a game in true 4K, with the clearest visuals and highest resolution, but don’t want to drop more than $1,000 for a high-end gaming PC, the Xbox One X will take careContinue reading “Time: The 10 Best Xbox One X Games You Can Play Right Now”

Time: After Split With FOX Channels, Roku Users Will No Longer Be Able to Stream Super Bowl

January 31, 2020 at 04:16PM Roku Inc. is on pace for a more than two-month low Friday as the company began notifying customers that FOX channels will be not accessible on its platform ahead of the network’s Super Bowl broadcast this weekend. Beginning Jan. 31 “all standalone FOX channels will no longer be available onContinue reading “Time: After Split With FOX Channels, Roku Users Will No Longer Be Able to Stream Super Bowl”

Time: Britain Sides With China In Technology Cold War

In the battle over the next generation of telecommunications, China is winning. On Jan. 28, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson decided not to ban hardware made by the market-leading Chinese firm Huawei as the U.K. builds out its infrastructure for 5G wireless technology. The choice was a blow to the Trump Administration, which has wagedContinue reading “Time: Britain Sides With China In Technology Cold War”

Time: U.K. Government Approves Huawei For 5G Mobile Networks, With Some Restrictions

January 28, 2020 at 12:49PM (LONDON) — Britain decided Tuesday to allow Huawei to build aspects of its new high-speed mobile network, in a setback for the U.S., which has been pushing allies to ban the Chinese company. The government said it is excluding “high risk” companies from supplying the sensitive “core” parts of theContinue reading “Time: U.K. Government Approves Huawei For 5G Mobile Networks, With Some Restrictions”