December 16, 2019

Revisiting mobile identity, TouchID and beyond

By Semil Shah From TechCrunch Editor’s Note: Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a TechCrunch columnist, and an investor. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil. About three years ago, Rebekah Cox, an early product designer at Facebook and Quora, tweeted: “The first company to fully execute […]

A bionic arm and a nerve implant give one amputee a sense of touch

By Chris Velazco From engadget Nothing can quite undo the trauma of losing a limb, but a team of EU researchers has been trying to help by bringing sense to senseless prostheses. They’re doing pretty well at it too: they recently spent a full month giving one lucky test subject some of his sense of […]

No, Facebook is not an infectious disease

By Lance Ulanoff From Mashable “The future suggests that Facebook will undergo a rapid decline in the coming years, losing 80% of its peak user base between 2015 and 2017.” That’s according to a pair of Princeton University researchers who liken Facebook adoption to an infection. Those who don’t join the social media platform are […]

Shadow: The app that helps you remember your dreams

From Core77 Hunter Lee Soik is no stranger to the creative process. He’s worked as a creative consultant on Jay-Z & Kanye West’s Watch The Throne tour and is now taking on the app space. Soik and co-founder Jason Carvalho created SHADOW, an app that helps users record and track their dreams through a process […]

NYT: NSA embeds radio transmitters to access offline computers from miles away

By Richard Lawler From engadget [Another] fun NSA revelation comes courtesy of the New York Times, reporting on an agency program to access and alter data on computers that aren’t connected to the internet. Cherry picked from the NSA’s tool kit of developments — often used to bug equipment before it reaches the intended destination […]

CWA: Sprint buying T-Mobile would be even worse than AT&T buying T-Mobile

By Zach Epstein BGR – From Yahoo News Where there’s smoke there’s fire, and Sprint’s rumored upcoming T-Mobile takeover bid is a blazing inferno right now. Numerous reports have suggested that Sprint and its parent company, Japanese wireless carrier SoftBank, are discussing a possible deal to combine the No. 3 and No. 4 carriers in […]

Portable charging device jump-starts your dead smartphone battery

By Alex Magdaleno From Mashable Van Halen has likely been on repeat in the Native Union offices after the smashing success of the Kickstarter campaign for its new product Jump. It’s an answer to the frustrating issue of the dead smartphone battery and, over the weekend, the Jump campaign surpassed its $40,000 goal, almost quadrupling […]

NET(net) Launches WIN(win)™

New SaaS Platform for IT Strategic Sourcing and Strategic Supplier Management GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands,/PRNewswire-iReach/ — NET(net), the world’s leading provider of comprehensive IT Investment Optimization Services, has announced the launch of WIN(win)™, the world’s only fully Technology Enabled Business Process-as-a-Service (TEBPaaS) for Strategic Sourcing and Strategic Supplier Management.  WIN(win) is generally available via a […]

MoneyWiz 1.5 for Mac is here – demo version, Cayman Islands Dollar

From MacMegasite Sofia, Bulgaria – SilverWiz Ltd. is thrilled to announce the release of MoneyWiz 1.5.2 for Mac OS X. The update to this personal finance software, adds more than 50 new features and is free for all existing customers. Most notably, the update introduces a brand new design optimized for iOS7, flat icon, new […]

More action needed on cybersecurity

By David Jessop, Senior Dominican Today Op-Ed contributor Two year ago I suggested in this column that few Caribbean Governments or companies were taking seriously the threat posed by cyber attack and cyber crime. This was despite evidence to suggest that the region was increasingly subject to damage by those who use the internet to […]