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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

The ‘e-Mosquito’ wearable is like an Apple Watch that sucks your blood

Fancy a wearable device that sits on your wrist and sips your blood several times a day? No? Well, researchers at Canada’s University of Calgary have built one just in case you change your mind. The post The ‘e-Mosquito’ wearable is lik.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News35 min. ago

AR Measure turns your phone into an AR-powered measuring tape

If you're looking for a way to introduce some augmented reality into your life in a really useful way -- meet AR Measure, a new app that lets you measure things with your phone so you don't have to carry around a ruler. The post AR Measure turns your.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News43 min. ago

How Robotic Process Automation Fits in Your Contact Center

Automation has introduced efficiency throughout enterprises for decades now.  One example comes from the world of customer service. Contact centers have long embraced automation in the form of Interactive Voice Response (IVR), much to the dis.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News59 min. ago

Who Americans Spend Their Time With

Data scientist Henrik Lindberg has a series of fascinating charts based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics that show who people in the United States spend their time with over the course of their lifetime. Check out the charts here. From.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

Court Hands Internet Textbook Pirates Suspended Sentences

Three men have received conditional jail sentences for selling online access to pirate textbooks. The trio, aged between 26 and 71-years-old, scanned and made available at least 198 books without copyright holder permission in exchange for a $45 per.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Scammers Pick Up NYAA Torrents Domain Name

Just a few weeks after the domain names of anime torrent site NYAA were deactivated, one of them is back in action. However, the domain no longer belongs to the old crew, but to scammers who are trying to lure estranged users into downloading. Source.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Traveling “Kodi Repair Men” Are Apparently a Thing Now

With all the chaos and upheaval in the Kodi addon scene recently, many 'pirate' devices have stopped performing as they did before. This is a problem for the thousands of people who bought their devices ready configured, since they have no idea how t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Cybercrime Officials Shutdown Large eBook Portal, Three Arrested

Three individuals believed to be behind a large illicit eBook portal have been arrested. Lul.to carried an estimated 200,000 titles, including eBooks, audiobooks, and newspapers, each downloadable for a small fee. It claimed to be the largest site of.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Don"t Worry, Capcom"s Not Dumbing Down Monster Hunter

Our big interview with the men tasked with bringing Monster Hunter to the current-gen. If you’re a longtime Monster Hunter fan and came out of that Sony E3 keynote with a few worries about World, I have just the quote for you, straight from e.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Top 10 best Linux apps of 2017

Discover the most useful Linux desktop apps which you can benefit from today. While everyone knows that most Linux distributions (distros) are free to download, not everybody is aware that you also have access to thousands of cost-free applicat.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Windows 10 code leak raises serious security concerns

Source code spillage represents an embarrassing security incident for Microsoft. Parts of the source code for Windows 10 have been leaked online, and although the spillage isn’t as serious as first thought, the incident still represents.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

A sleepy Bruno Mars made an appearance at the BET Awards

Award shows seem to be going on for longer than necessary these days, which is probably why more and more people are getting caught resting their eyes on camera. Bruno Mars was the latest victim of this during Sunday night's BET Awards. The singer, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

The first reviews for "War for the Planet of the Apes" are bloody brilliant

War for the Planet of the Apes may not have much love for humans, but human critics definitely love War for the Planet of the Apes. The first reviews are in, and by most accounts the last chapter of the Apes prequel trilogy is the best one yet. In a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

20 of the best one-liners in "Harry Potter and the Philosopher"s Stone"

On this day 20 years ago, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone — the first of seven spell-binding novels — was finally published. You may have had an inkling somewhere along the line that there’s a few Harry Potter fans at.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

The Nokia 3310 is no match for Glastonbury festival

I brought a Nokia 3310 to Glastonbury expecting it to be the ultimate festival burner phone, and it failed to live up to expectations.  Since Nokia started teasing the renaissance of its most popular classic model, the write-ups have been mixed......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Your bag of Cheetos could have $50,000 in it

The Cheetos Museum is looking for your weirdest looking Cheeto in your bag of Flamin' Hot or Cheesy Cheetos. Use your imagination and upload a clean photo of your Cheetos, describe it, and you could be $50,000 richer. Some already submitted Cheetos t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Nintendo fans freaking out to the "Metroid" E3 reveal is why I love video games

Nintendo's big E3 surprise was one that fans have been waiting to hear about for years: Metroid Prime 4 is coming. Most of us watched it at home, but a group of dedicated fans gathered in Nintendo's New York City retail store for a public showing.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

C"mon now: There are plenty of good reasons why Trump didn"t recognize LGBTQ Pride

Man oh man, will Donald Trump ever catch a break? As June draws to a close, Trump's usual band of Berkeley professor critics and lefty snowflakes have excoriated the president for failing to recognize LGBTQ Pride month this year. He hasn't declared i.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Xbox One X: Everything we know about Project Scorpio"s final form

Xbox One X, Microsoft's upcoming 4K and VR capable console, has no qualms breaking with tradition. Updated: It's been confirmed that Xbox One and Xbox One S console owners won't have to worry about downloading the sizable 4K assets th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Chief Analytics Officers: New addition to the C-Suite.

To thrive in the digital economy and beyond, organizations need to have cohesive data and analytics strategies that can be implemented across all levels (strategic, operational and tactical) of decision making. In many cases, chief executive officers.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago