Mensa, an Association of Ostensible Geniuses, Takes Donald Trump’s Bait

The ongoing feud between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reached absolutely bizarre, reality-bending levels this week, with Trump responding to reports Tillerson had called him a “moron” by suggesting that they could “compare IQ tests … I can tell you who is going to win.” Read more… … Gizmodo

ABB Takes Smart Home Experience to New Heights with Amazon and Sonos Solutions

BERLIN, September 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Market leading home automation functions from Amazon Alexa and wireless sound system from Sonos further improve the ABB AbilityTM smart home offering, [email protected] ABB, the leader in the German home automation market, has today announced… … PR Newswire: Wireless Communications

New Sony In-Car Audio Takes Off with Enhanced Smartphone Connectivity and High Power Sound

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Electronics announced today its XAV-AX200 and MEX-GS820BT in-car audio systems. As an enhancement to the XAV-AX100 receiver, the XAV-AX200 DVD receiver offers the latest technology to make the most out of long car journeys, while the… … PR Newswire: Wireless Communications

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Facebook Takes Another Stab at Neutralizing Fake News

Stung by charges that it allowed fake news stories to proliferate during the 2016 election cycle, Facebook has begun rolling out broadly a feature meant to regain the trust of its members. The tool effectively will surround questionable stories with related news stories offering different perspectives — a strategy intended to help readers discern where […]

Software

Firetask Pro Takes GTD(R) Task Management To New Levels for Mac & iOS

Elemental Tools released Firetask Pro, the next generation of Firetask, the leading project-oriented GTD(R) task management app for Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. The new app provides tons of new features based on end user feedback including project portfolios, actions for subdividing tasks, iCloud syncing, a new iOS Today widget, and Apple Watch support. […]

AMD Takes Computing to a New Horizon with Ryzen™ Processors

AMD Takes Computing to a New Horizon with Ryzen™ Processors AMD introduced Ryzen™, the brand which will span across “Zen”-based desktop and notebook processor families. Additionally, AMD introduced SenseMI, a set of sensing, adapting, and learning technologies built into the AMD Ryzen™ processor that combine … Read more on amd.com

Surface sales sag and Windows Phones fade, as Microsoft’s hardware business takes a hit

Surface sales sag and Windows Phones fade, as Microsoft’s hardware business takes a hit Microsoft hasn’t refreshed the Surface Pro series since Oct. 2015, when it launched the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book. Next week, Microsoft is expected to launch a new device, possibly branded as a Surface, for the education market. Most speculate […]