"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
"Why India Wants to Scan All Fingers, Eyes and Faces"
"Instagram's Co-Founders to Step Down From Company: Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram's co-founders, resigned from the photo app on Monday. Their exits add to the challenges facing Facebook, which owns the app."
"Google's changes to Chrome have users and experts up in arms"
"Pandora's Music Genome Project: A new music experience"
"Linus Torvalds and Linux Code of Conduct: 7 myths debunked"
"LinkedIn launches Talent Insights for HR analytics, talent planning"
"These are the jobs AI is destroying and creating"
"New Apple connection problem? iPhone XS users report subpar cell and Wi-Fi reception"
"Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler becomes first to add Apple HomeKit support"
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