Monster Tech Technology news and information on your mobile device

18Jun/16Off

New York has passed a bill legalizing daily fantasy sports

NewYorkAssemblyChamber Early this morning, on the last day of the current session, The New York Assembly passed legislation legalizing daily fantasy sports throughout the state of New York. While the bill still needs to be signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, its passing is a big win for the entire industry. The Battle Ends Due to the large concentration of daily fantasy sports players in the state (about 10 percent of… Read More

Filed under: Tech News Comments Off
18Jun/16Off

As the smartphone wars reheat, the threat of chilling innovation looms

samsung-chilling1 Bill Gates recently penned an open letter to the 2016 presidential candidates, imploring them to support something he hopes “every candidate will agree on in November: America’s unparalleled capacity for innovation.” Politics aside, it’s hard to argue with his call to action. Read More

Filed under: Tech News Comments Off
18Jun/16Off

Only in Norway: Fish food company wins startup pitch competition

Screen Shot 2016-06-18 at 3.13.25 PM Imagine for a moment that you are a tech journalist. You’re traveling to Norway, a country dear to your heart, and you really want to come back reporting positive news about the startup scene there. You are invited, among other things, to the final round of a pitch competition. The winning company, MiniPro, doesn’t have an internet presence. At all. Its product? Baby food for… Read More

Filed under: Tech News Comments Off
18Jun/16Off

Learn deeply, but baby, don’t fear the Skynet

dont-fear-the-reaper Who’s afraid of AlphaGo? Everyone who’s anyone, you might think. Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Stephen Hawking have all expressed concern about the “existential threat” of AI, just as “deep learning” neural networks are revolutionizing the AI field. Should we be scared for our jobs? Or even our species? Fear not, I have answers! They are, respectively… Read More

Filed under: Tech News Comments Off
17Jun/16Off

Crunch Report | Apple ordered to Stop Selling iPhone in China

Apple is ordered by a Beijing court to stop seeling iPhones in the city, New York State senate passes bill to halt short term rentals in the city, facebook hires former professional gamer Snoopeh, India’s Cleartax raises 12 Million Dollars, Domino’s bails on a T-Mobile Promotion. All this on crunch Report Read More

Filed under: Tech News Comments Off
17Jun/16Off

NASA’s new X-plane and the future of electric aircraft

NASA's X-57 Maxwell aircraft / Image courtesy of NASA The world is on a quest to create cleaner, quieter airplanes that could replace the fuel-guzzling, roaring commercial aircraft in use today.
NASA is leading much of the research and development effort in this area and today they’ve announced an official name for their next X-plane concept: the X-57 “Maxwell.”
Maxwell is a hybrid electric research plane equipped with 14… Read More

Filed under: Tech News Comments Off
17Jun/16Off

Examining the cybersecurity landscape of utilities and control systems

securityhall According to a federal indictment announced March 24, 2016, seven attackers with links to the Iranian government executed cyberattacks against dozens of banks from 2011 to 2013. Public announcements of cyber incidents against the financial system are undoubtedly areas for concern. However, this announcement included an unusual twist: The attackers also targeted a small dam near New York City. Read More

Filed under: Tech News Comments Off
17Jun/16Off

DIRTT’s ICEreality puts VR to use for interior, office design

DIRTT-MixedReality-6   A manufacturer of custom prefabricated elements to be built into offices and other work spaces, DIRTT Environmental Solutions is the latest corporation to adopt virtual reality for the enterprise, rather than entertainment. The company unveiled their ICEreality software this week at an annual construction industry trade show, NeoCon 2016, in Chicago. (Yes, tech news had the audacity… Read More

Filed under: Tech News Comments Off
17Jun/16Off

Department of Defense expanding Hack the Pentagon program

Marten Mickos of HackerOne speaks at TechCrunch Disrupt NY. Wanna hack the military? The Department of Defense is starting to give hackers more opportunities to test its systems without the threat of prosecution.
The department announced today that it is expanding its Hack the Pentagon program to include more DoD systems and networks. Hack the Pentagon pays hackers to find and report vulnerabilities in exchange for cash, and so far it’s proved… Read More

Filed under: Tech News Comments Off
17Jun/16Off

Snapchat funds ‘Real Life’ internet magazine examining tech and modern life

videodrome-tumblrB-1 If you’ve been aching for some high-minded chatter on the topic of how we, as social animals living in a postmodern society, interact with and are affected by social media and technology, you’re in luck. Snapchat is funding a site called “Real Life” on which just such chatter will be published. Read More

Filed under: Tech News Comments Off
Page 20 of 7,662« First...10...1819202122...304050...Last »