Both intelligence agencies and tech companies are gearing up to secure the 2020 US election, and that apparently includes some heart-to-heart conversations between the two. Bloomberg sources have learned that Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter a… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2PGUbKW via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Facebook, Google meet intelligence agencies to talk 2020 election security September 04, 2019 at 11:52PM"
Square Enix, the JRPG behemoth behind Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest, has released a tech demo titled Back Stage, which is rendered almost entirely with a technique called path tracing. This is an offshoot of ray tracing that specializes in processin… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2Ltk8s2 via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Square Enix’s ‘Back Stage’ tech demo is all about ray-tracing September 04, 2019 at 11:44PM"
It seems Nintendo will have plenty to showcase in its latest Nintendo Direct stream. It's set to run for about 40 minutes, around the same length as the previous Direct from E3, with a focus on its Switch slate for the rest of the year. from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2ZJ0BwX via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Watch the latest Nintendo Direct here at 6PM ET September 04, 2019 at 11:15PM"
After stepping into a hornet's nest of angry users, Spotify says it's bringing back its Android home screen widget. The move comes just one month after the company retired the feature. from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/32t4zaH via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Spotify’s Android widget will return in a future update September 04, 2019 at 10:48PM"
Twitter isn't taking any chances in the wake of hackers compromising the accounts of celebrities and its own CEO. The social site is "temporarily" disabling the option to tweet via SMS until there's greater security in place. Carriers need to addre… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2PKMoMl via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Twitter temporarily disables tweeting via SMS after account hijacks September 04, 2019 at 10:10PM"
A security researcher has discovered databases containing more than 419 million records tied to Facebook accounts. It appears the data — which includes phone numbers and Facebook IDs and in some cases users' names, genders and countries — was scrap… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2zSHiTu via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Facebook’s latest data leak includes records for over 419 million users September 04, 2019 at 10:08PM"
It only took four-plus years, but Bjork's VR 'album' is finally ready. The Icelandic artist is releasing the complete version of Vulnicura VR through Steam on September 6th, giving PC owners a single place to experience 360-degree visuals available i… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/32sZwqJ via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Bjork’s VR album is finally ready September 04, 2019 at 09:57PM"
Amazon has announced a raft of new products today in Germany, although a leak revealed the bulk of them several hours before showtime. The highlight of the evening was the advent of a second-generation Fire TV Cube, the enthusiast-level unit in Amazo… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2MUCjKl via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Amazon’s new Fire TV Cube is faster at understanding your voice commands September 04, 2019 at 09:29PM"
Crestron, like other high-end home automation companies, is in a tough spot — how does it stay relevant when anyone with connected devices and some know-how can replicate much of its wizardry? By offering software that's harder to match, apparently… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2LpFZ3O via IFTTTWeiterlesen "Crestron’s new smart home OS is made for ballers with multiple houses September 04, 2019 at 09:26PM"
This week, NASA selected three proposals for missions that could help us better understand the Sun-driven space weather that occurs near Earth. Space weather, like solar flares, can impact spacecraft and astronauts, and it has the potential to disabl… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2ZATYh2 via IFTTTWeiterlesen "NASA ramps up its efforts to understand space weather September 04, 2019 at 09:01PM"