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Women Make Up Just 29% of All Israeli Computer Science Students

Computer science remains a man’s world in Israel, leaving women at a big disadvantage for jobs in the country’s booming high-tech sector. Although women account for 58% of all students pursing a bachelor’s degree at Israel’s universities and colleges, the rate among students of computer science was just half that (29%), according to figures compiled for the Council for Higher ... Read More »

Do Schools Just Want the Cheapest Computers?

Students using Apple iPads in a middle school classroom in Wellsville, New York.  Photo credit: Education Images UIG via Getty Images Aaron in for a vacationing Adam on this muggy Wednesday in Boston. Applereported quarterly results last night and buried in all the iPhone excitement was an interesting statistic that caught my eye: iPad sales to schools jumped 32% from last year. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 May Just Have Been Revealed by the Company

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaks are increasing in frequency, but surprisingly, this time around, the South Korean smartphone maker might have teased the handset to us by itself. In a teaser image, shared by the Exynos team, Samsung might have given us the first glimpse of the upcoming Galaxy Note 8. Separately, the smartphone has been tipped to be released in September this ... Read More »

WD My Passport 4TB review: A good budget choice that’s just a little slow

WD’s My Passport 4TB mobile USB 3.0 drive lets you stuff a lot of data in your pocket without emptying it of cash. While not as fast with sequential transfers as the LaCie and Seagate drives we’ll be comparing it to, it’s certainly fast enough. And, at $115 on the street, it’s considerably cheaper. Design and specs Because the 4TB ... Read More »

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 was ‘just too ambitious’, says CI Games

CI Games’ Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 was delayed on two occasions in the lead up to its eventual April 25 release. Perhaps the writing was on the wall at that stage, given the developer has now admitted its plans were too ambitious—a fact galvanised by a small development team and pressing deadlines. Since launch, Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 has suffered ... Read More »

SpaceX Just Laid out a Plan to Give Everyone Internet Access

During a recent Senate committee hearing, SpaceX laid out its plans for building a global internet network by launching more than 4,000 satellites into orbit. The company’s application to the FCC was completed in November, and it is eager to move forward with its plan. A WORLDWIDE NETWORK The fact that you’re able to read this article means you are one ... Read More »

I Just Strapped a Windows Computer to My Face for the First Time

Image: Carmen Hilbert/ Gizmodo The future of Windows computers could soon be worn on your face. Today, at a special media event in New York City, we got our hands on the first Windows 10 “mixed reality headset” from Acer. The device is only a developer kit for now, but it’s expected to be commercially available by the holiday season ... Read More »

Just a Pair of These $11 Radio Gadgets Can Steal a Car

QIHOO 360 TEAM UNICORN FOR YEARS, AUTOMAKERS and hackers have known about a clever attack that spoofs the signal from a wireless car key fob to open a vehicle’s doors, and even drive it away. But even after repeated demonstrations—and real thefts—the technique still works on a number of models. Now a team of Chinese researchers has not only demonstrated ... Read More »

T-Mobile Just Improved Its Unlimited Data Plan Again

T-Mobile US President and CEO John Legere announced the addition of 2.1 million net customers in the fourth quarter and 8.2 million net customers for 2016 during the Un-carrier Next event at CES on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. Bizuayehu Tesfaye — AP Images for T-Mobile   T-Mobile said it would let customers on its unlimited data plans use ... Read More »

A privacy-focused browser developer just bought Ghostery

Cliqz, the German developer of the privacy-focused browser of the same name, has acquired the tracker-blocking browser extension Ghostery and its development team from its creator, Evidon. Partly owned by Mozilla, Cliqz will combine Ghostery’s technology with similar functions in its browser, but plans to continue development of the extension for other browsers too, it said Wednesday. The sale will ... Read More »