eBay acquires visual search engine Corrigon for less than $30M

 eBay — the soup to nuts marketplace for new and used goods — has made another acquisition to build out its search and discovery technology for customers to find what they...

The NBA’s first hackathon: How is the future coming for the league?

 The NBA recently held an invite-only event in Midtown Manhattan: Its first hackathon. Their goal: establishing a new way of looking at game stats. But that goal entails far more...

How to enable two-step authentication in Dropbox

Concerned about the security of your Dropbox account? For an added layer of protection, follow this process of setting up two-step authentication in Dropbox. Source link

Boot Camp vs. VM when running Windows on a Mac: How to select the...

Running Windows on a Mac is no longer daunting, though choosing between Boot Camp or a VM still requires careful consideration. Here are tips for selecting the best method. Source link...

Pixel’s best features aren’t coming to the new version of Android

 At Google’s hardware event this week, the new version of the Android operating system, Android 7.1 (Nougat 7.1), was barely mentioned. As it turns out, there was a reason for...

Evercar mashes up car sharing and ride hailing

 Say you’d like to make a few extra bucks by driving for ride hailing services Lyft and Uber or on-demand delivery services like Postmates, but your old car won’t pass...

How one city government harnesses data to improve efficiency, save money, and protect the...

Twice a week in Louisville, KY, different groups of government leaders get together to analyze numbers. Here's how the city is coordinating strategies around its data. Source link

This ‘ballbot’ is like a real-life BB-8

 It isn’t quite as lovable as the spherical droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but this robot from Carnegie Mellon University has the benefit of being more than a...

How to run VirtualBox virtual machines from the command line

VirtualBox virtual machines can be run without working with the GUI. See how to take advantage of the VBoxManage command to start, pause, and power down your VMs. Source link

NSA contractor arrested for theft of six classified documents

 A National Security Agency contractor was arrested in August for the theft of classified material, which reportedly contained hacking codes for government systems in Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran. The...