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Market-Shaping Developments at RAPID 2017

This IDC Market Note details the major trends identified by analyzing the news and products unveiled at RAPID 2017."3D printing technologies are making more and more inroads into real manufacturing, and some of the products and technologies unveiled.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Radio-controlled pacemakers aren’t as hard to hack as you (may) think

The four major makers aren't properly securing critical cardiac devices, report says. Enlarge (credit: US Food and Drug Administration) Pacemakers are devices that are implanted in the chest or abdomen to control life-threatening heartbeat abn.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Major US Tech Firms Press Congress For Internet Surveillance Reforms

Dustin Volz, reporting for Reuters: Facebook, Amazon and more than two dozen other U.S. technology companies pressed Congress on Friday to make changes to a broad internet surveillance law, saying they were necessary to improve privacy protections an.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Facebook and Google ask Congress for surveillance reform (again)

It's no secret that the American government monitors the web data of non-citizens it considers potential threats. But major tech companies such as Facebook, Microsoft, and Google are looking to change the way that surveillance is handle.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Lyft takes on Uber Black with a new luxury car service

Lyft has launched a high-end service for riders who want to travel in style. Now the priciest of its options, "Lux" is available in five major locations across the U.S., with more on the way. The post Lyft takes on Uber Black with a new luxury car se.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Mark Zuckerberg Calls for Universal Basic Income in His Harvard Commencement Speech

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has become the latest major tech figure to call for universal basic income as a solution for inequality, joining a growing chorus from Silicon Valley. From a report: "Every generation expands its definition of equality. N.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

AMD"s new AM4 motherboard software cures Ryzen"s memory headaches

Memory’s been a thorn in the side of AMD’s Ryzen processors ever since they launched. Memory speed and latency can play a major part in Ryzen’s performance, but early AM4 motherboards haven’t been able to offer robust memory overclocking c.....»»

Source:  PcwCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

You can now sit in your car and watch Amazon pack your groceries

Following several months of testing, Amazon has launched its grocery collection service for those who don't like to wait in for deliveries. Kicking off in Seattle, AmazonFresh Pickup may land in other major cities soon. The post You can now sit in yo.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Nowcasting may help forecast big earthquakes in 53 major cities

Records of small quakes can help us gauge how close we are to really big ones, using a technique borrowed from economics and finance.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Apple’s iOS Setting app needs a major UI overhaul

When you set up a new iPhone or iPad, a few screens walk you through some of the most important settings for the device. You’re asked to enter your Apple ID and password; you’re asked if you want to use location services; and you get queried a.....»»

Source:  MacworldCategory: McitoshMay 26th, 2017Related News

Who’s on the WardsAuto Megadealer 100, Who Isn’t

Phil Villegas Annual list shows a growing emphasis on fixed operations as a major revenue source. read more.....»»

Source:  PcmagCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

The Morning After: Friday, May 26th 2017

Welcome to Friday morning. In the last 24 hours, we gazed at SpaceX's latest rocket tests, hear about major financial companies involving themselves in bitcoin. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Twitch competitor has (sort of) relaunched with.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Facebook signs deals to push out original TV shows for upcoming video service

In an attempt to stay ahead of video streaming services and major television networks, Facebook has officially signed deals with Vox Media, ATTN:, and Buzzfeed, among others to produce original video content. The post Facebook signs deals to push out.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Amazon is making it even easier for you to collect your groceries

Following several months of testing, Amazon has launched its grocery collection service for those who don't like to wait in for deliveries. Kicking off in Seattle, AmazonFresh Pickup may land in other major cities soon. The post Amazon is making it e.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Raspberry Pi is merging with a coding foundation

Raspberry Pi's credit card-sized computers have helped kickstart a coding revolution. Thanks to their low cost, major companies like Google and VMWare have distributed thousands of the DIY boards to children all over the world in the ho.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Lyft’s new ‘Lux’ service features high-end cars to challenge Uber Black

Lyft has launched a high-end service for riders who want to travel in style. Now the priciest of its options, "Lux" is available in five major locations across the U.S., with more on the way. The post Lyft’s new ‘Lux’ service featur.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopMay 26th, 2017Related News

Program helps reduce risk of delirium, hospital length of stay for older patients undergoing surgery

Older patients who underwent major abdominal surgery and received an intervention that included nutritional assistance and early mobilization were less likely to experience delirium and had a shorter hospital stay, according to a study......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedMay 25th, 2017Related News

Prison Architect escapes to iOS and Android tablets

Prison Architect, one of Steam’s major early access success story, is making its way mobile devices. After an initial soft launch in the Netherlands, the game is now widely available in Canada, as well as other major markets across the world, o.....»»

Source:  MobilesyrupCategory: TopMay 25th, 2017Related News

Three major UK parties respond to our technology manifesto

Proposals suggest liberals will again be drowned out by the drafters of the most extreme digital policy yet made by any democratic government.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopMay 25th, 2017Related News

Thunderbolt Goes Royalty-Free as Intel Repositions It to Boost Adoption

Intel's future Thunderbolt standard will be royalty-free and open to other companies should they wish to design their own controllers. That's a major change from how Intel has deployed the technology over the last few years. The post Thunderbolt Goes.....»»

Source:  ExtremetechCategory: TopMay 25th, 2017Related News