The best robots of 2017

We round up the best robots which can you can control – and program – from your phone. Read more:

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Facebook open sources Zstandard compression algorithm and MyRocks storage engine

Today, Facebook is releasing its Zstandard compression algorithm into the wild as open source. The lossless compression technology is aimed at replacing existing libraries like zlib that are powered by the outdatedDeflate compressing algorithm. In addition to Zstandard, Facebook is also dropping its MyRocks storage engineas open source. MyRocks is currently being used by Facebook […]

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Dropbox Is Moving From the Internet to a Private Network

The Internet includes too many bottlenecks for Dropbox to rely on it for fast and reliable data storage and access. Read more: www.pcmag.com

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The best robots

We round up the best robots which can you can control – and program – from your phone. Read more:

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Barefoot Networks’ New Chips Will Transform the Tech Industry

Nick McKeown and his new startup, Barefoot Networks, just launched out of stealth. That’s Silicon Valley-speak for trumpeting the arrival of your new startup in a press release and asking lots of reporters to repeat what it says. In this case, the press release is a snoozer. It’s the kind of thing most reporters–even tech […]

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Micron Decides to Kill Lexar Brand

There will be no more Lexar-branded USB flash drives, SD cards, card readers, or other memory products. Read more: www.pcmag.com

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What does ‘Me too’ mean?

People are posting ‘Me too’ on Facebook and #metoo on Twitter. What does ‘Me too’ mean? Read more:

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