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Apple could be putting together an augmented reality team

 Apple could be betting big on augmented reality. The company could be working on augmented reality features for the iPhone and then later for glasses, a new device that you would pair with your smartphone. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearMar 20th, 2017

Merriam-Webster Uses Apple Fans to Define "Sheeple" 

Merriam-Webster’s dictionary has been flirting with the thin line between cheekily relevant and irritatingly attention seeking lately. The evolving compendium of the English language has garnered headlines recently with its social media swipes at t.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News12 hr. 54 min. ago

Startups Struggle For Survival As Investors Turn "Picky"

An anonymous reader quotes The Wall Street Journal: Eighteen months ago, Beepi Inc. was rapidly expanding its online used-car business to 16 U.S. cities where people could buy cut-rate vehicles adorned with giant shiny bows. Beepi doesn't exist anymo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 38 min. ago

Snapchat is stifled by its un-algorithmic feed

 Snapchat invented its best products by being the anti-Facebook. Its disappearing chats made visual communication quick and casual compared to Facebook’s email-esque text messages. Stories ditched the likes and permanacy so you could share.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Computer Pioneer Harry Huskey Dies At Age 101

Big Hairy Ian quotes the BBC: Engineer Harry Huskey, who helped build many of the first ever computers, has died aged 101. Dr. Huskey was a key member of the team that built the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) which first ran in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Merriam-Webster lists ‘sheeple’ as a word, cites Apple fanatics as examples

As a sign of the times, Merriam-Webster has added the word "sheeple" to the official list of Webster-ordained words. What are sheeple, you ask? Well, as Merriam-Webster would have you believe, they're Apple fanatics. The post Merriam-Webster lists &#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 22 min. ago

New 2017 iPad Review: Apple Offers a Budget Tablet

New 2017 iPad Review: Apple Offers a Budget Tablet is a post by Kevin Purcell from Gotta Be Mobile. Apple’s new 9.7-inch 2017 iPad doesn’t come with a lot of surprises except for one, the $329 price tag Apple gave the 32GB model. It now c.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News18 hr. 46 min. ago

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

 This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to crea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 30 min. ago

Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms

sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: Your wireless router may be giving you away in a manner you never dreamed of. For the first time, physicists have used radio waves from a Wi-Fi transmitter to encode a 3D image of a real object in a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 38 min. ago

The Week in Apple News and Rumors: Today at Apple, iPhone 8 rumors, ‘Carpool Karaoke’ delayed, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending Apr. 28, 2017Image by ApplePlenty of important news and juicy rumors from the past week. Check out the Apple-related headlines in this week’s slideshow. Just click on the link to get more information.To read this.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News22 hr. 54 min. ago

Self-driving technology could boost market for mergers and acquisitions

The race to deploy self-driving cars could bring new life to the mergers and acquisitions market......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Car Dogs" have their day on screen

A new feature film about a day in the life of a car dealership resonated with some store employees who could identify with the long hours, the hypercompetitive atmosphere and the sense of camaraderie among stressed-out salespeople......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

For Lexus sedans, it could be do or die

With car sales falling at Lexus, Toyota's top branding officer says the luxury line is contemplating sedans that are more casual and sporty - and maybe even a station wagon......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Nismo"s global expansion could bring performance pickup

Nissan's Nismo performance tuner sub-brand plans a massive global push over the next five years......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does well, the other not so much. All this on Crunch R.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones

An anonymous reader writes: "Mobile applications that open ports on Android smartphones are opening those devices to remote hacking, claims a team of researchers from the University of Michigan," reports Bleeping Computer. Researchers say they've ide.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

PI Apparel 2017: Product Digitization and Sustainability Are Transforming the Fashion Industry

This IDC Retail Insights Perspective summarizes Product Innovation (PI) Apparel 2017, held in Hong Kong on April 5 and 6, 2017. PI apparel brought together C-level decision makers from the fashion, apparel, and footwear industry to discuss the challe.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Washington State Orchard Owners Look To Robots As Labor Shortage Worsens

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Seattle Times: Harvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States. That system eventually could change dramatica.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing

Tesla and Apple have asked the state of California to change its proposed policies on self-driving cars to allow companies to test vehicles without traditional steering wheels and controls or human back-up drivers, among other things. Reuters reports.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in about 14 hours

Researchers at MIT developed a new robotic system capable of 3D printing the basic structure of an entire building. It could make construction faster, cheaper, and far more adaptable. The post MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Apple is already taking advantage of its self-driving permit with a Lexus test

California's Department of Motor Vehicles decided to grant Apple an autonomous vehicle testing permit, allowing the company to use California's public highways in testing self-driving technology. The post Apple is already taking advantage of its self.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017