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10 Websites Other Than Social Media To Make You Smarter In 2017

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Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackMar 21st, 2017

Monit’s smart diaper sensor lets parents avoid the sniff test

 New parents are faced with many conundrums and one of the most nerve-wracking is how to check a diaper without waking a sleeping baby. Korean startup Monit’s new Bluetooth sensor wants to make sniff tests a thing of the past by alerting p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News23 min. ago

A Sophisticated Grey Hat Vigilante Protects Insecure IoT Devices

Ars Technica reports on Hajime, a sophisticated "vigilante botnet that infects IoT devices before blackhats can hijack them." Once Hajime infects an Internet-connected camera, DVR, and other Internet-of-things device, the malware blocks access to fou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

BMW holds out hope for 7 series

BMW wanted to set a new sales record and regain leadership of the large luxury sedan segment after launching the redesigned 7 series in late 2015. It didn't happen last year - but there's always 2017, says Americas chief Ludwig Willisch......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

17 million or bust? Red flags for retailers

The industry has crossed the line into risky territory on automaker incentives, leasing levels and new-vehicle inventory, said AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson. Several other public dealership group executives agreed......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Article: US Adults Now Spend 12 Hours 7 Minutes a Day Consuming Media

Thanks to the magic (or curse) of media multitasking, US adults will fit 12 hours 7 minutes of media usage into an average day this year, eMarketer estimates. That’s 3 minutes higher than last year’s figure......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Article: Recommended Reading: May 1, 2017

eMarketer’s scan of the key developments of the day, plus data to make sense of it all. Today’s topics: Amazon makes Alexa sound more human; SoftBank to invest over $1.5 billion in Paytm; and more......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

"Major scale" malware targets your Mac through email scams

Mac users are increasingly being targeted by malware after years of being relatively safe, and that means they're facing attacks that other users have unfortunately come to expect for a while. Check Point researchers have discovered Do.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago

Imagining five retro technologies as startup pitches

 Silicon Valley is a bubble. Go into any SoMa coffee shop and you’ll hear founders and investors alike singing the praises of Hyperloop and flying cars — sci-fi tropes reincarnated by billionaires with a god complex. This isn’t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 54 min. ago

These custom camper vans bring easy living to the great outdoors

If you've tried bare-bones van camping and decided you're all-in, but you'd rather invest in something custom-built to your needs and sporting interests, Oregon-based Outside Van is a great place to start. The post These custom camper vans bring easy.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 2 min. ago

With the war far from over, privacy activists cautiously celebrate a battle won

 After the NSA’s surprise announcement that it would pull back on a contentious surveillance tactic, privacy advocates found themselves in a strange place in 2017: They’d actually won a thing. With a mix of cautious optimism and righ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Neowin: Microsoft"s Windows Phone Business "Is Dead"

An anonymous reader quote Neowin: If you've been expecting Microsoft to issue a press release formally announcing the end of its Windows phone business, you're probably hoping for a bit too much. But make no mistake: its phone hardware business is de.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

You"ll Swear This Macro Photography Universe Is CGI

It’s an odd paradox of our times, but when we see something extraordinary these days, it’s easy to assume that it was computer generated. CGI is the current all-consuming method of creating movie effects, but this video of ink in water shot with.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 46 min. ago

Hack Harassment adds an interdisciplinary board to tackle online hate

 Hack Harassment, founded by Vox Media, Intel and Lady Gaga’s youth-focused Born This Way organization, will gear up to fight online harassment with the introduction of its first advisory board. Comprised of members from anti-bullying res.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: long live the battery, here come the cases, plus a new concept design

Perhaps new research that found more iPhone buyers opting for legacy models over the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will give Apple a little nudge to make sure there's really incentive to buy the forthcoming iPhone 8 (or iPhone X) instead of going with the 7.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

Wynd’s air purifier has broad ambitions and a short reach

 The Wynd smart air purifier is designed to create “bubbles” of fresh air — small, one-person respites from pollution, allergens and other detrimental particles floating in the ether. It feels almost dystopian, a world in which.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 54 min. ago

Developer Hacks Together Object-Oriented HTML

An anonymous reader writes: Ever since I started coding, I have always loved object-oriented design patterns. I built an HTML preprocessor that adds inheritance, polymorphism, and public methods to this venerable language. It offers more freedom than.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 2 min. ago

First Impressions: Vivo V5s

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Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

5 songs you need to stream this week: Real Estate, Chris Stapleton, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Real Estate, Chris Stapleton and more. The post 5 songs you need to stream this week: Real Estate, Chri.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

RoamingMan might be the easiest way to stay connected anywhere in the world

Roaming is expensive, hotel Wi-Fi sucks, and getting a new SIM card in every country you travel through is a pain. RoamingMan makes life abroad easier with a 4G hotspot that seamlessly works in any country you visit for a flat rate. The post RoamingM.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Epic, near-EVE-worthy troll sabotages Elite: Dangerous community event

“Smiling Dog Crew” shows how you should never let a wolf guard your chickens. Enlarge / Protect and advance the plot, or kill for the lulz? We know which one the community picked. In the vast simulated galaxy of Elite: Dangerous, a years-.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 30 min. ago