North Korean leaders abandon western social media dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-25 17:11:15

Chances are you're not currently friends with Kim Jong Un on Facebook. And it's not likely to happen any time soon according to researchers at Recorded Future who have been looking at the internet usage patterns of North Korea's leaders. In July last year they found that the country's ruling elite were plugged into contemporary internet society, were technologically savvy, and had patterns of...

US and UK blacklist China's ZTE dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-16 18:46:23

The US Department of Commerce has implemented a ban on American companies selling components to ZTE. The Chinese telecoms firm is being punished for violating sanctions on Iran and North Korea after pleading guilty last year. At the same time, the UK's cyber defense watchdog, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has warned UK telecoms firms that the use of ZTE equipment or services pose a...

SEGA announces the Mega Drive Mini dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-15 09:29:02

Nintendo enjoyed great success when it nostalgically released the NES Classic and SNES Classic mini consoles. Happy to ride the retro game revival wave, SEGA is following suit and releasing its own mini console -- the Mega Drive Mini. The original console was launched in the late 80s; it was known as the SEGA Genesis in North America, but in its home country of Japan and the rest of the world it...

Réalité augmentée : Leap Motion lance Project North Star dans Informatique / Multimedia 2018-04-10 10:04:56

Leap Motion, spécialiste d'interface gestuelle, annonce Project North Star, une plate-forme de réalité augmentée (AR) ambitieuse. Il s'agit d'un design de référence pour un casque qui devrait coûter moins de 100 $ à produire.

How to watch the Paris-Roubaix bicycle race online dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-08 02:16:13

The pro-cycling season is well underway. Things kicked off early with the Tour Down Under way back in January, but now it ramps up with the Spring Classics. The most well-known of those is Paris-Roubaix, better known as "The Hell of the North". The cobblestones that lead through the forests can be deadly, especially when wet. That race commences April 8, and if you don't get TV coverage,...

Retail sector leads in data breaches as criminals target corporate networks dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-05 15:10:51

The retail sector suffered the most breaches in 2017, accounting for 16.7 percent followed by the finance and insurance industry at 13.1 percent and hospitality at 11.9 percent. Geographically, North America is in the lead with 43 percent of breaches, followed by the Asia Pacific region at 30 percent, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at 23 percent and Latin America at four percent. These are...

Insight Prototype : la nouvelle voiture électrique de Honda dans Informatique / Multimedia
Infos-du-net - Actualités 2018-01-13 08:00:00

Honda a annoncé son intention de présenter son dernier véhicule électrique, la Insight Prototype, lors du North American International Auto Show.

'Alexa, nick him!' -- Amazon Echo joins the fight against crime dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-01-03 15:06:35

We're used to digital assistants controlling more and more aspects of our daily lives, but a UK police force is looking at how Amazon Echo could help in fighting crime. Police in Lancashire, north west England, are looking at how Alexa could relay information about missing persons or updates on local crime to citizens. It could also be used in the reporting of minor offenses, freeing up police...

John McAfee and the strange Twitter hack dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-12-29 12:45:13

In a cautionary tale for the festive season, unorthodox security guru John McAfee claims to have had his Twitter account hacked. The account sent out a number of 'coin of the day' Tweets on December 27th encouraging followers to buy some lesser known crypto currencies. Nothing especially strange in that as McAfee has himself sent this type of message in the past. However, the messages were swiftly...

Facebook says it's not listening to you through your mic — but some users don't buy it - Miami Herald dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-31 22:15:00

New York Times
Facebook says it's not listening to you through your mic — but some users don't buy it
Miami Herald
Is Facebook using your phone's microphone to spy on you? More than a year after Facebook officials wrote a blog post shutting down claims of Facebook using phones to listen to conversations for advertising or Newsfeed purposes, company officials...