British Airways extends London flight cancellations through Saturday amid IT failure

Sunday, 28/May/2017 - at 2:56 AM

 British Airways has yet to fix the IT outage that caused them to cancel all flights at London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports earlier Saturday. They originally thought they would be back online by about 6pm GMT, but they’ve now acknowledged that operations will remain suspended through the rest of the day. Following a major IT…

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Judah Vs. The Machines: The race for prowess against a toy car

Sunday, 28/May/2017 - at 1:00 AM

 In the latest installment of Judah vs The Machines, Judah ventures down to Anki, a company combining augmented reality and artificial intelligence to entertain fans of racing games. Anki utilizes smartphone cameras and a dedicated app to recreate the imagery of racing battles happening on a real physical track in front of you. Judah challenges…

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Silicon Valley law firm Gunderson Dettmer’s legal advice for Pied Piper

Sunday, 28/May/2017 - at 12:25 AM

 Gunderson Dettmer is the law firm a good majority of tech startups turn to in the Valley for fundings, mergers, licensing and other deals and it’s been in the business of offering tech companies everyday legal advice to everyone from Oracle to DoorDash since the dot-com boom. It was ranked the “most active law firm globally&#8221… Read More …

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Could the UK be about to break end-to-end encryption?

Sunday, 28/May/2017 - at 12:00 AM

 Once again there are indications the UK government intends to use the law to lean on encryption. A report in The Sun this week quoted a Conservative minister saying that should the government be re-elected, which polls suggest it will, it will move quickly to compel social media firms to hand over decrypted data. Read…

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Drones aren’t having their mainstream moment yet

Saturday, 27/May/2017 - at 11:07 PM

 Write about technology for any amount of time, you’ll get run through the hype wringer. It’s impossible to avoid. After all, it’s the excitement of new technologies that drew so many of us to this field in the first place. And when DJI debuts a product like the Spark, the word “game changer” gets tossed…

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Chaos as global IT failure takes out all British Airways flights out of London

Saturday, 27/May/2017 - at 10:31 PM

 British Airways has a problem. It’s new IT system has completely crashed five times inside a year, and today it added a sixth global crash to the roster. All flights from Heathrow and Gatwick have been cancelled until at least 6pm in London tonight, affecting all BA flights globally. The airline is asking passengers not…

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