"7 Big Google Predictions for 2018" RealMoney 9:25 PM
"YouTube on Fire TV? Things just got trickier: At the moment, Fire TV users looking to watch something on YouTube will have to detour to a web browser." CNET 2:09 PM
"Amazon updates Fire TV's YouTube app to redirect users to a web browser instead" TechCrunch 10:41 AM
"Google again showing third-party reviews in local results: Program has been in place since 2016 and involves direct, opt-in integration." Search Engine Land 10:33 AM
"New PS4 Exploit Opens the Door to Jailbreaking" ExtremeTech 10:23 AM
"Exmo Bitcoin exchange chief executive kidnapped in Kiev" BBC 10:04 AM
"Snapchat now has a 2017 in review memories feature: Snapchat copies Facebook for once" The Verge 9:47 AM
"'Half-Life 3' fan venture 'Project Borealis' is taking shape: Developers say the project is moving ahead smoothly." Engadget 9:28 AM
"Google's most-searched in 2017 were Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Matt Lauer; but whose year was it really? Google's annual list of most-searched people included many men, but the reasons for their making the list really has another story to tell - that this year has actually been of the survivors, the women, the victims who have spoken up and supported each other." The Indian Express 8:34 AM
"LG G6 is getting an Android 8.0 Oreo beta in China" Neowin 8:21 AM
"Olympic organizers may use facial recognition to manage guests: They reportedly want to scan the faces of athletes, officials and journalists." Engadget 8:19 AM
"LG now has smart speakers for Alexa or Google Assistant: Helping you avoid ecosystem lock-in" The Verge 8:31 AM
"LG unveils its first smart speaker with Google Assistant: The ThinQ speaker promises high-res music with some intelligence." Engadget 8:19 AM
"John McAfee Claims Twitter Account Hacked" PC Magazine 6:44 PM
"John McAfee says his Twitter account was hacked" BBC 8:07 AM
"Some Galaxy Note8 devices failing to boot up from zero battery" Neowin 8:21 AM
"Some Galaxy Note 8 devices are unable to charge" BGR 8:08 AM
"Nintendo Switch secret golf game wiped" BBC 8:08 AM
"Thousands of websites are quietly fighting ad blocking: Just because you can't see it doesn't mean it isn't happening." Engadget 8:19 AM
"The global data masking market size is expected to grow to USD 767.0 million by 2022: Dynamic business natures and explosion of business data volumes are expected to drive the data masking market growth" PRNewswire 8:56 AM
"Some Things About Tech Were Good in 2017. No, Really." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:30 AM
"Kara Swisher reviews the media, 2017 edition: Swisher returns to Recode Media with Peter Kafka to talk about how journalism and tech are doing in the first year of Donald Trump's presidency." Recode 8:30 AM
"Samsung Gear Sport review: Smartwatch and activity tracker with enterprise-focused functionality" ZDNet 8:21 AM
"The 17 Most Popular Products of 2017, As Purchased By You" Lifehacker 8:19 AM
"Best health tech 2018: The top gadgets to keep you fit and healthy next year" The Inquirer 8:18 AM
"License expired: The Ars Technica 2018 Deathwatch/Companies, tech, and trends least likely to succeed in 2018, as chosen by Ars editors." Ars Technica 8:08 AM
"How the latest gaming AI beat world champions of poker"
"Cloud-based virtual desktop provider hit by ransomware"
"Slack's desktop client gets major performance improvements after codebase rewrite"
"Equifax, regulators sign $700m deal to settle data breach lawsuits"
"SAP data and analytics: in with the new, don't squander the old"
"Visa: Payment industry will soon drop passwords for biometrics"
"Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI, which is going all-in on Azure"
"Full 4G coverage coming to London Underground... by the mid-2020s"
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