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McAfee Alexa Skill Adds Voice Commands For Network Security

McAfee announced a new Alexa skill called the McAfee Secure Home Platform at MWC 2018. This skill will allow users to easily secure their home network, set parental controls, and more--all via voice commands.

Security February 27, 2018

Nest Diving Deeper Into IoT With Open-Source OpenThread Network Protocol

Nest recently took its code to GitHub and made it open-source for all interested developers to use. The move could mean that a lot of smart home devices will run on OpenThread, Nest’s commended network protocol.

Apps/Software May 12, 2016

Here's A Look At All The Wireless Signals We're Surrounded By (But Can't See)

A new app, the Architecture of Radio, helps vizualize and map the networks we use in our day-to-day lives.

Apps/Software August 25, 2015

Computers That Can Recognize Sketches Faster Than Humans

A computer's 'deep neural network' shows a very human-like ability to look at a sketch and say what it is, its developers say. Oh, and by the way, it does it better and faster than you can.

Computers July 21, 2015

Netflix's Viewership Will Soon Exceed That Of TV Networks, According To Analysts

Analysts concluded that Netflix's viewership could surpass that of the broadcast networks by 2016, at least according to the math they used to determine what Netflix's ratings are like compared to the networks' Nielsen ratings.

Business Tech June 26, 2015

'Degrassi' Is Coming To Netflix, But Should Streaming Services Save Canceled TV Shows?

Netflix announced that recently canceled 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' will be coming to Instant Streaming in 2016. Here's why fans shouldn't jump for joy just yet.

Movies/TV Shows June 10, 2015

Changes Are Coming To NBC Including New Leadership And A New Comedy Streaming Service

It's a big day for NBC. The network may be getting some new leadership, and The Wall Street Journal reported that NBC may be launching a new comedy streaming service.

Movies/TV Shows March 3, 2015

NASA calls for private communications net on Mars

Mars rovers need orbiting data networks to communicate with Earth, and now NASA is asking private industry to build a system capable of carrying out the task.

Space July 26, 2014

A look at where the Internet of Things is likely to take root

The Internet of Things is officially a thing. But what does IoT mean for consumers and businesses?

Gadgets July 23, 2014

Facebook unveils open-source networking switch. Sucker punches Cisco?

Facebook is trying to redefine networking with a new open-source switch that functions pretty much like a server that more engineers can work with, while Cisco, Dell and other bigwigs try to catch up.

Business June 20, 2014

Cisco: Video, Internet-of-Things, mobile are prime drivers of Internet use

More users with more devices to push Internet traffic into the zettabuty range by 2018, survey finds. Video, the "Internet of Things" to lead the increase.

FUTURE TECH June 11, 2014

Ants have a more complex network than Google

Move over Google. A new study shows that ant colonies utilize highly complex communication systems that can rival the massive networks used by tech companies like Google.

Animals May 30, 2014

Take that Google! AT&T GigaPower will bring super-fast Gigabit fiber network to 100 US cities

AT&T is taking aim at Google with a new GigaPower service that could see wireless speeds dramatically increased. It should come to fruition in some 100 cities across the US.

Internet April 24, 2014

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