Nintendo nabs two-thirds of monthly game hardware sales thanks to Switch

Nintendo has managed to lead the industry in video game hardware sales – by a wide margin – for September, which is a very promising sign going into the holiday shopping season. The Nintendo Switch helped this immensely, leading the industry as the top-selling console for the third straight month, and the fifth month overall … Read more

Nokia and AWS look to boost cloud for service providers

The cloud is everywhere today and, in many cases, the cloud means Amazon. Nokia is building on the company’s dominance in the cloud market by collaborating on a series of initiatives that will speed up the migration of service provider applications to the cloud, and leverage Nokia’s expertise to deliver a range of new 5G … Read more

The Morning After: Friday, October 20th 2017

Panos Panay explains what he learned from the first Surface Book.The Surface Book 2’s secret weapon is ceramic Now that the Surface Book 2 has been revealed, we can dig into how and why it has certain changes from the first model. According to Microsoft’s VP of devices Panos Panay, “We redesigned the connection mechanism, … Read more

Un hacker avverte: “Il voto per il referendum in Lombardia non è sicuro”

Domenica si vota anche in Veneto. Matteo Flora ad AGI: "Disattesi i più basilari protocolli di sicurezza". Ma la società che gestisce i server minimizza: tutto risolto. "Nessun problema di sicurezza". di arcangelo rociola. 20 ottobre 2017, 07:40. Un … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit from

Facebook attacks Pinterest with ‘Sets’ of posts

Identity is prismatic. You show different sides of yourself to different friends in your life. Now Facebook wants to let you share the niches of your interests while stealing thunder from Pinterest’s boards. Facebook is now testing a feature called Sets that lets you select several status updates, photos or videos and share them as a … Read more

AI Experts Want to End ‘Black Box’ Algorithms in Government

The right to due process was inscribed into the US constitution with a pen. A new report from leading researchers in artificial intelligence cautions it is now being undermined by computer code. Public agencies responsible for areas such as criminal justice, health, and welfare increasingly use scoring systems and software to steer or make decisions … Read more

Volkswagen is building an electric supercar to tackle Pike’s Peak

Volkswagen is partnering with Technical Development in Wolfsburg to build the all-wheel-drive prototype. The automaker hopes it will break the record for electric racers on the course, which was set at eight minutes 57.118 seconds in 2016. Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is 12.4 miles long, with a nearly 5,000-foot climb to top out at … Read more

Here’s everything Adobe announced at its MAX conference this week

Adobe is hosting its MAX conference this week in Las Vegas, and even though the company has long moved to a subscription model with regular updates, it still uses the event to launch its most important updates and new products. Here is our rundown of the biggest announcements, which range from new tools for designers, … Read more