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04/19/2018 10:17 AM
Motorola crams more features in new Moto G6 and E5 smartphones for less
Motorola's path is clear: Build inexpensive phones with features normally found in high-end phones.

04/19/2018 10:01 AM
Getting started with Alexa and smart home tech for under $100
It’s hard to believe how much the price of smart home tech has come down. We show a bunch of ways to save money, including a configuration that will let you control five devices with an Amazon Alexa, all for under a hundred bucks total (including the Echo).

04/19/2018 09:19 AM
This ransomware was rewritten to mine cryptocurrency - and destroy your files
Some criminals are shifting from ransomware to cryptocurrency miners - those behind XiaoBa have rejigged the code to shift the same malware towards a different focus.

04/19/2018 08:47 AM
Amazon intros Blueprints, code free templates to create Alexa skills
Amazon is giving the average layperson the option to program basic Alexa skills.

04/19/2018 08:17 AM
Google cuts fake ad blockers from Chrome Store: Were you among 20 million fooled?
Bogus ad-blocker extensions in the Chrome Web Store trick millions of people into installing them.

04/19/2018 08:00 AM
AMD's 2nd-generation Ryzen - The ultimate desktop processor
In 2017, AMD shook up the processor market with Ryzen. Now the 2nd-generation chips look set do the same in 2018.

04/19/2018 07:46 AM
Gold Galleon hackers target maritime shipping industry
Researchers say a Nigerian hacking group is gleefully plundering maritime shipping businesses and their customers.

04/19/2018 07:00 AM
FinancialForce plots expansion, updates ERP suite, eyes services automation
FinancialForce, a cloud ERP system built on top of Salesforce, has launched a New York City office and updated its software to automate professional services and manage financials and revenue models.

04/19/2018 06:47 AM
Microsoft Translator: Now AI works offline for Android, iOS, with Windows due soon
New AI-powered offline translation packs are available for end-users and developers.

04/19/2018 06:44 AM
Medical artificial intelligence firm BenevolentAI secures $115m in funding
The AI pharmaceutical startup has been valued at $2 billion.

04/19/2018 06:35 AM
This malware will take screenshots, steal your passwords and files - and drain your cryptocurrency wallet
'SquirtDanger' is distributed to users to deploy as they see fit - and attacks have been carried out around the world.

04/19/2018 06:13 AM
Ex-Google CEO Schmidt's warfare warning: We need AI ground rules for Pentagon work
But Eric Schmidt urges DoD to do more AI programs like the one that sparked protests from Google employees.

04/19/2018 05:22 AM
Qualcomm layoffs begin in business restructuring push
Employees are being axed in an attempt to save up to $1 billion annually at the same time the firm is seeking to acquire NXP.

04/19/2018 04:50 AM
'Inspector Gadget' arm makes drones more useful (and a little scary)
One of the big stumbling blocks for commercial drones is loading and unloading payload. This lightweight origami arm offers a novel solution.

04/19/2018 03:32 AM
Intel abandons Vaunt smart glasses project
It's Google Glass all over again.

04/19/2018 02:16 AM
Facebook moving 1.5 billion users away from GDPR protection
Facebook is making changes that will prevent non-European users previously under European laws from being protected by the General Data Protection Regulation.

04/19/2018 02:00 AM
​AppDynamics touts the agility of a startup with the pocket of a global giant
CEO David Wadhwani spoke with ZDNet about the state of application monitoring and how a year with a billion-dollar parent has allowed an aggressive focus on R&D.

04/19/2018 12:33 AM
Cyber fraudsters now stealing millions in single transactions
More businesses are being tricked into sending millions of dollars to cybercriminals, but the criminals often betray themselves through lax operational security.

04/18/2018 11:08 PM
TPG jacks up data inclusions and ditches SIM and MMS fees
Telco says even more aggressive moves will be made once it has its own network.

04/18/2018 07:51 PM
FKG Group's AU$40m datacentre opens in southeast Queensland
Backed by Telstra, Schneider Electric, and the Queensland government, Toowoomba's new Pulse Data Centre is open for business.