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Meet the really cheap Google Home Mini and really expensive Chromebook Pixel 3

Google’s new hardware will give you sticker shock in both directions. First up is the new “Google Home Mini,” a smaller version of the Google Home, which will retail for just $50. The colors here are “Chalk” (white/grey), “Charcoal” (black), and “Coral” (red). Like the Amazon Echo Dot, the Google Home Mini skips the thumping speaker setup […]

Deshalb brauchen wir Smart Cities in Deutschland

Der Rechtsanwalt und Dozent Nicolas Sonder erklärt im WIRED-Interview, welche Nachteile es hat, wenn Deutschland den Anschluss beim Thema Smart City verliert. Immer mehr Experten aus der Wirtschaft und Politiker fordern: Deutschland darf den digitalen Wandel nicht verpassen. Nicolas Sonder, Senior Manager bei KPMG Law und Spezialist für den technologischen Wandel im öffentlichen Sektor, erklärt […]

Melania Trump billboard removed in Croatia after legal action threatened

This is not the first time an image of the first lady has created a legal stir in Europe. Share These billboards, advertising for English classes in Zagreb, Croatia and featuring First Lady Melania Trump were yanked Tuesday. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more. Buzz60 A billboard showing first lady Melania Trump next to the phrase […]

Hurricane Maria bears down on St. Croix, Puerto Rico after trashing Dominica

Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, killed at least one person in Guadeloupe and bore down menacingly on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after devastating the tiny island nation of Dominica. 6 Min Read SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm […]

Apache bug leaks contents of server memory for all to see—Patch now

Optionsbleed is especially threatening for people in shared hosting environments. The vulnerability can be triggered by querying a server with what’s known as an OPTIONS request. Like the better-known GET and POST requests, OPTIONS is a type of HTTP method that allows users to determine which HTTP requests are supported by the server. Normally, a […]

‘Tensions to rise’ after Trump’s North Korea comments

Analysts say US president’s fiery language against North Korea and its leader distances the prospect of negotiations. US President Donald Trump’s highly-combative remarks against North Korea and its leader at the United Nations will only harden Pyongyang’s resolve to continue developing its nuclear programme, analysts have warned. Using what was described as “unprecedented” language, Trump […]

Thousands likely to be killed by Hurricane Irma’s deadly legacy

Toxic chemicals released by floodwaters, stress, infection and dangerous working conditions will all contribute to hurricane death toll years after winds die Limited VIP tickets remaining – Book now About 200 people are thought to have been killed by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in the Caribbean and southern US. But many more will feel knock-on […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. ANOTHER QUAKE STRIKES MEXICO A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stuns central Mexico, killing over 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. 2. WHAT TRUMP SAID AT UN In this photo provided by Francisco Caballero Gout, shot […]