Netflix reached 117.6 million subscribers worldwide

© Provided by: capital.gr Netflix subscribers are rapidly growing around the world (and in Greece), reaching 117.6 million at the beginning of 2018. This development, which surpassed investors’ expectations, prompted Netflix’s market value in Wall Street for over 100 billion dollars for the first time. In the last quarter of 2017, the company “closed” two Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Facebook engineer invented a new time unit

© Sofokleousin.gr Facebook engineer invented a new time unit A Facebook engineer invented a new time unit, named “flick”, equivalent to 1 / 705,600,000 of a second, and is the next-in-duration unit of time after the nanosecond (billionth of a second). “Flick” (from the words frame-tick) was designed to help developers synchronize the effects of videos, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Game Over: Exposed to hackers most of online gamers

© Sofokleousin.gr Game Over: Exposed to hackers the online gamers Online gaming has quickly evolved into a very profitable industry, with more people than ever having online gaming accounts. According to a survey by Kaspersky Lab, more than half (53%) regularly play online, increasing to 64% for people aged 25-34 and 67% for those aged Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The worst passwords of 2017 – How to choose correct (safe) access codes

© Provided by: pestaola.gr Many users still use inappropriate password to access their online accounts today. This is evidenced by a list recently released by SplashData and includes the worst-in-use passwords used in 2017. The data was based on research into more than five million passwords from user accounts that fell victim to cybercriminals. The Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Intel integrates Radeon graphics into its processors

© Provided by: pestaola.gr The new Intel Core processors work with a new generation graphics graphics AMD Radeon RX Vega M. According to what was announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the 8th generation Intel Core will have a built-in 4 GB second-generation graphics card. This configuration will be available on the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Significant changes coming to Facebook

© Provided by: capital.gr Facebook plans to bring significant changes in the way the news feed is filtered by its complex algorithms, with emphasis on private posts from friends and family of users, and degrading the public posts by business and media information. The changes that will take place over the next few weeks are Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

ARMAR-6: Robot-equipment maintenance assistant

©naftemporiki.gr ARMAR-6 was developed by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and specifically by Tamif Asphour and his team at the H²T workshop A prototype robot -designed to act as the basic platform for testing and developing new technologies related to the maintenance and repair of equipment in Ocado Technology’s automated warehousing, with robotic assistants- Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft warns of correcting the security gaps

Microsoft has made it clear that software upgrades designed to close the security gaps that were discovered on Jan. 3 in virtually all central processors have resulted in some computers, both personal computers (PCs) and servers, to become slow. Systems that use Intel’s older chips show a noticeable slowdown and performance decline, Microsoft said in Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft is preparing encrypted Skype calls

©Provided by: capital.gr Microsoft is working with Signal Encryption app company to develop a new encrypted Skype feature called Private Conversations. The new feature is already available for trial use at Skype Insiders. Application users will have encrypted end-to-end audio calls as well, as text messaging and the ability to transfer multimedia files using the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Year of Artificial Intelligence is 2018

©naftemporiki.gr Year of Artificial Intelligence is ’18 Welcome to 2018, the year of Artificial Intelligence. In this way, Ralph Haupter, president of Microsoft Asia, wished to everyone in the technology area for the coming of the new year. According to Haupter, 70 years after 1950, when computer pioneer Alan Turing wondered if machines might think, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …