Friday, December 15, 2017

John Niedbala

John Niedbala
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John Niedbala is the Editor-in-Chief and writer for Fanvive. When he's not working, you'll likely find him on the tennis court or trying a new local restaurant.
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DIRECTV NOW adds CBS, The CW, and SHOWTIME to their lineup

DIRECTV NOW has struck a deal with CBS to stream their live broadcasts and on demand libary. This will allow DIRECTV to compete against...

Myspace accounts vulnerable to hacking – and how to delete your account

You may want to reconsider if you've been keeping an old Myspace account just so you can smirk and say you still have one....
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Elon Musk’s Godot completes the first section of tunnel

In a tweet by Elon Musk, The Boring Company has officially begun drilling in LA. The tunnel boring machine "Godot" has finished the first...
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US drops to 4th on the Top500 list of world’s fastest supercomputer

Coinciding with the kickoff of the ISC High Performance conference in Frankfurt Germany, the Top500 has released the rankings of the worlds most powerful supercomputers....
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Walmart tests using associates to make deliveries

Earlier this year Walmart ended their ShippingPass program in favor of offering free 2nd day shipping on around 2 million products. In their next step to...
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Scientists find that plants use sound to find water

Just like a thirsty animal knows to walk toward the sound of a gushing river, a new study shows that plants can listen for...
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Lyrebird develops software that can mimic anyones voice

Google Deepmind announced Wavenet last year which introduced new techniques in advancing text to speech software. Using 44 hours of audio they were able to...

Discovery of a thin transparent film could shake up the electronics industry

The race is always on for companies like Samsung and Apple to develop a phone with the largest screen size, is lightweight, and slim. Each year...

Advisory released by US Cert on a sophisticated hacking campaign

The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) released an advisory on Friday alerting about a sophisticated hacking campaign. Alert TA17-117A was released as a...
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Echo Look by Amazon uses Machine Learning to give fashion advice

On Wednesday, Amazon announced the latest product of the Echo line. The latest skill for Alexa will have her become your personal fashion consultant....

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Facebook now uses a selfie to prove your identity

The next time Facebook notices suspicious activity on your account, they could be asking you to verify your identity via selfie. The social media...
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Google now shows wait times for sit down restaurants and soon grocery stores

Google has once again improved the live search results returned for businesses. Last year Google added the ability to do real time crowd tracking....
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No one’s in the driver’s seat of these driverless cars by Waymo

This week, Waymo debuted a public test of their self-driving cars in the Phoenix metro area with one very important thing missing - a...