Upon Riley's return, we talk about: Canada's banks are building a new privacy/identity tool (and cooperating on something for the first time since 1984); IKEA is building its own smart light platform; Samsung will start selling refurbished Note 7s in certain countries, pending approval; Apple bought Workflow; Apple's latest software release.
-StarCraft Remastered is coming in the summer
-Using "satnav" to get around is making you worse at directions
-Elon Musk wants you to be a cyborg
-You can use Cortana on the Android lock screen
- Canada’s first commercial blockchain service could become the ‘Interac’ for digital transactions | IT World Canada News — The service is designed to give Canadians better control over their private information when there’s need to prove their identity for a transaction.
- Ikea is getting into home automation with a new smart hub | The Verge — The new range of products is called Trådfri — which means “wireless” in Swedish — and is built around the ZigBee Light Link standard for connected lights (the same as Philips Hue).
- Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 smartphones | The Globe and Mail — A person familiar with the matter told Reuters in January that it was considering the possibility of selling refurbished versions of the device or reusing some parts.
- London attacker sent encrypted WhatsApp message and the government wants to read it | Globalnews.ca — Local media have reported that British-born Khalid Masood sent an encrypted message moments before killing four people last week
- Apple has acquired Workflow, a powerful automation tool for iPad and iPhone | TechCrunch
- Apple releases iOS 10.3 with Find My AirPods, Apple File System, CarPlay updates, more | 9to5Mac — The latest software update includes Find My AirPods support, CarPlay improvements, Apple’s new filesystem, and more.
- Apple rolling out macOS 10.12.4 software update with Night Shift for Mac | 9to5Mac
- tvOS 10.2 with new features and SDK improvements now available for Apple TV | 9to5Mac
- watchOS 3.2 with Theater Mode and SiriKit for Apple Watch is now available | 9to5Mac
- StarCraft: Remastered coming this summer | Polygon
- Using ‘satnav’ to find your way switches off parts of brain | The Globe and Mail
- Elon Musk launches Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI | The Verge
- Microsoft’s Cortana is now available on the Android lock screen | The Verge