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Americans No Longer Have To Register Non-Commercial Drones With the FAA

A federal appeals court on Friday struck down a federal rule that required owners of recreational drones and other model aircraft to register the devices with the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA had announced the rule in 2015 in response to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

Samsung"s Galaxy S8 Active Looks Like a Rugged LG G6

The Wireless Power Consortium has released a leaked image of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. While it's only one photo, the image shows a smartphone greatly resembling LG's G6. The Verge reports: First, the display: the S8 Active won't have cu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Kuang-Chi invests $5 million in SkyX, a maker of drones to monitor oil and gas pipelines

 Shenzhen-based Kuang-Chi Group is investing $5 million in SkyX Systems Corp., according to the drone tech startup’s founder and CEO Didi Horn. A former fighter pilot with the Israeli Air Force, Horn started SkyX in 2015 to help public and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

"LawBreakers" makes the leap to PlayStation 4

LawBreakers isn't confined to the PC any longer: The game is also heading to PlayStation 4, developer Boss Key Productions announced today. LawBreakers comes from Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski, and it's a rapid-fire, five-o.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

A robot built the utterly unique VoxelChair from a single strand of plastic

Designers from the Bartlett School of Architecture have come up with an innovative new 3D-printing process that prints in a continuous stream of molten plastic. This futuristic throne is one result. The post A robot built the utterly unique VoxelChai.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

DJI’s teaser drops some not-so-subtle hints about the upcoming Spark drone

DJI is throwing a big event on Wednesday to unveil a new drone -- and the latest teaser video drops a few hints that confirm many of rumors that have been circulating for a while. The post DJI’s teaser drops some not-so-subtle hints about the u.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Microsoft Wants To Use DNA For Cloud Data Storage

Last July, researchers from Microsoft and the University of Washington said that they had successfully encoded about 200 megabytes of data onto synthetic DNA molecules. The company is now planning to take the technology commercial. "Computer architec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 16 min. ago

Future Icebreakers May Have Cruise Missiles, Zukunft Says

As Russia builds up its massive icebreaker fleet with cutting-edge technology to assert dominance in the Arctic, the United States may need to keep its... As Russia builds up its massive icebreaker fleet with cutting-edge technology to assert dom.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Scientists successfully grow human blood stem cells in a lab for the first time

Two breakthrough studies have demonstrated for the first time that it's possible to grow the stem cells that produce blood inside a lab. The work could help treat patients with a variety of blood disorders. The post Scientists successfully grow human.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Senators ask FCC why reporter was “manhandled” after net neutrality vote

Senators to FCC: Don’t roughhouse journalists who are trying to ask questions. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Atypeek) Two Democratic senators have asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to explain why "FCC security pers.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 52 min. ago

"Far Cry" is coming to America

Up until today, all of the Far Cry games have been set in far off locations. A tropical island, Africa, another tropical island, the Himalayas and prehistoric times have all played witness to the franchise's often morally ambiguous open.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Supreme Court shuts down location loophole for patent suits

Patent trolls have had it pretty easy lately, especially in East Texas. A 2016 ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit allowed patent suits anywhere a defendant company's products are sold. The Eastern District of Texa.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

The LG X Venture is a rugged, durable smartphone with a killer battery

The LG G6 might have IP68 water resistance and rounded corners that reduce the risk of cracking, but it’s not exactly rugged. Its all-glass enclosure begs for careful handling and at $650 for an unlocked model, you probably don’t want to bring.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

MIT"s "living cell" shirt reacts to sweat to help cool you down

Engineers in the MIT Media Lab have developed Biologic, the technology behind a breathable workout suit with flaps that ventilate when a wearer sweats thanks to a lining of living microbial cells. The post MIT's 'living cell' shirt rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Robot-made Voxel chair is 3D printed from a single, unbroken strand of plastic

Designers from the Bartlett School of Architecture have come up with an innovative new 3D-printing process that prints in a continuous stream of molten plastic. This futuristic throne is one result. The post Robot-made Voxel chair is 3D printed from.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Save the Snark: Your Tone on Social Media May Harm Your Brand

Daring, comedic and sometimes outright controversial social media posts are a great way to attract the limelight, right? After all, brands such as Tesco Mobile and Wendy's have thrived on Twitter thanks to their propensity to poke fun at people and.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

Web CMS vs. PIM: Which to Use for Ecommerce Catalogs?

Ecommerce is harder to execute than originally expected. Companies — both B2B and B2C — have near-unanimously come to this conclusion after a few years in the ecommerce space. And for those who have yet to start, the window of opportun.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

Echodyne homes in on $29 million to give drones and self-driving cars ‘radar vision’

 Autonomous vehicles all need sensors that can help them detect and avoid objects in their environment. And to operate at high speeds, these sophisticated machines need to identify objects ahead precisely, and early enough, that they can avoid c.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

Google’s new website explains Syrian refugee crisis with 360 degree photos, satellite imagery, video & more

 The charitable arm of Google and the UN have teamed up on a new website aimed at helping people better understand the Syrian refugee crisis through the combination of data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) along wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

Postmates CEO will testify before Congress about the promise of robots and drones

 Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann is testifying before Congress tomorrow in a hearing called “Disrupter Series: Delivering to Consumers.” The emergence of deliveries via robots and drones has sparked regulatory concerns around safety, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

1MORE Capsule Dual Driver In-ears

1MORE is a brand to look out for on the in-ear scene. Their designs look great and have become increasingly ambitious in terms of sound quality. 1MORE prides itself on providing good bang for the buck, and today, we take a look at their Cap.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago