At the beginning of the year, revelations about a new type of processor vulnerability had far-reaching implications for devices all over the world, and this week researchers disclosed yet another of these so-called “speculative execution” flaws in Intel, AMD, and ARM chips. And then, in other massive-scale incidents discovered this week, analysts found a new
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Design Both the Echo and the Home have slick designs. The Google Home attempts to blend in a little more, but it looks like a can of air freshener. The 2017 Echo is compact and elegant. Features Google’s done an admirable job of catching the Google Home up to the Echo. At this point, their
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Companies hiring for technical positions often slip language into their job postings that appeals to men. They say they’re looking for “ninjas,” who seek to “obliterate competition,” and are capable of “dominating.” By now, these wordings are a well understood form of bias that produces more male candidates than female. But one job in the
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Best Buy will sell you Honeywell’s Lyric T5 smart thermostat for $99 (33 percent off), and they’ll throw in a free Amazon Echo Dot, too. Chris Monroe/CNET The prices aren’t quite as low as Black Friday, perhaps, but if you’re looking for deals on smart-home gadgetry, you could really do a lot worse than Memorial
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French startup Riminder recently raised a $2.3 million funding round from various business angels, such as Xavier Niel, Jean-Baptiste Rudelle, Romain Niccoli, Franck Le Ouay, Dominique Vidal, Thibaud Elzière and Fred Potter. The company has been building a deep learning-powered tool to sort applications and resumes so you don’t have to. Riminder participated in TechCrunch’s
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