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Apple plans to invest $500 million for new research centers in China

 Apple is trying to tap into local talent by building new research centers around the world. As spotted by MacRumors, the company just announced on its Chinese website that it is going to build two new R&D centers in Shanghai and Suzhou. This is.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearMar 20th, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Includes Kanto Tease

Sharp-eyed fans have begun speculating that a Pokemon Red and Blue homage could indicate a return to Kanto. A new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon has released as part of the Pokemon World Championships, featuring some new character.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Apple and Comcast reportedly in talks for movie rentals right after theater debuts

Movie studios and other companies may cut down the time between theater and streaming... for a price. As more people find creature comforts in watching movies from home with services like Netflix and Hulu, movie studios could soon skip the wait.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

US Military To Create Separate Unified Cyber Warfare Command

wiredmikey quotes a report from SecurityWeek: President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. military to elevate its cyber warfare operations to a separate command, signaling a new strategic emphasis on electronic and online offensive and defensive oper.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Engineers have found a way to 3D print more realistic bones for medical use

Researchers at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan School of Engineering have developed a new 3D-printable artificial bone design for stronger and more effective bone replacements. The post Engineers have found a way to 3D print more realis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 53 min. ago

This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign language

 While we usually see robotics applied to industrial or research applications, there are plenty of ways they could help in everyday life as well: an autonomous guide for blind people, for instance, or a kitchen bot that helps disabled folks cook.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Waymo Patent Shows Plans To Replace Steering Wheel, Pedals With Push Button

nesaefendija shares a report from Driverless: Waymo just received approval on a patent for a push-button console that replaces not only a steering wheel in a car but the brake and gas pedals, too. This reflects Alphabet's driverless arm could remain.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Judge Says Waymo Can Tell Jurors That Uber Withheld Evidence

A new ruling in a bitter legal battle over the future of driverless car technology could hurt Uber when the case goes to trial......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

A ‘bug’ that let a $500 password cracking box open up iPhones is patched as of iOS 11

 Apple confirmed that the behavior that lets a $500 box “crack” an iPhone 7 passcode will be patched out of the final version of iOS 11 that’s due this fall. It’s also patched under iOS 11 beta 4, if you’re running.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

HBO has the most profitable app thanks to "Game of Thrones"

HBO's app has set a new record and, of course, it's all because of Game of Thrones.  The company's streaming app, HBO Now, has been the top-grossing app in the App Store for two days in a row now, beating out Netflix, Tinder, Candy Crush, and al.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

Self-sufficient Eclipse Chasers Hit the Road To "Totality"

An anonymous reader shares a report: Michael Zeiler packed his portable toilet then headed out on a 10-hour drive from New Mexico to Wyoming where, on Monday, he intends to mark the ninth time he has seen the moon pass in front of the sun in a total.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

The Essential phone that’s not that essential

Perhaps one of the most poorly named products in recent memory, the new Essential phone arrives just in time to make us wonder why it even exists.Using a “modular” design, the idea is to add pieces like a 360-degree camera or maybe some sort o.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

Facebook opens up its Craigslist-like section to retailers

Facebook is trying to figure out what people want from Marketplace, so it's going to add a bunch of new products from real vendors in order to suss that out. "We'll kind of look and see what's popular, what people want to enga.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

China"s online court heard its first case today

The Hangzhou Internet Court, a new online court in China that will hear internet-related civil cases, had its first trial today. Today's copyright infringement case was between a novelist and a web company that offered her novel to onli.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Play as David Beckham in his prime in ‘PES 2018’

Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer franchise always vies with EA Sports' FIFA series for the year's best football game. To get an edge over its competitor, Konami packed new features into this year's edition -- along with lice.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

The Punisher is ready for revenge in the first teaser for Netflix"s new series

The first teaser for Netflix's The Punisher has arrived, with Jon Bernthal returning as the titular vigilante. Check out all the details on the teaser trailer as well as other details on the upcoming series. The post The Punisher is ready for revenge.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

‘Robotarium’ lets you remotely control a swarm of robots — with your own code

Georgia Tech is opening a new 725-square-foot “Robotarium” lab, where users from around the world can upload their own code and use it to remotely control a swarm of almost 100 robots. The post ‘Robotarium’ lets you remotely control a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Keep an eye on Microsoft accessory battery life with the updated Surface app

Microsoft has updated its Surface app to add some nice new functionality for anyone who connects a Microsoft accessory to their Surface machine. The app now lets you easily check the battery life of connected devices. The post Keep an eye on Microsof.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

A “bug” that let a $500 password cracking box open up iPhone 7 is patched as of iOS 11

 Apple confirmed that the behavior that lets a $500 box ‘crack’ an iPhone 7 passcode will be patched out of the final version of iOS 11 that’s due this fall. It’s also patched under iOS 11 beta 4, if you’re running.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

NBC’s Snapchat news show gains 29+ million viewers in its first month

 NBC News’ first-ever daily show for Snapchat is seeing promising numbers after its first month on the air. In a release sent to reporters this morning, NBCU claims the show has grown its audience to over 29 million unique viewers. That.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

Info on 1.8M Chicago Voters Was Publicly Accessible, But Now Removed From Cloud Service

A file containing the names, addresses, dates of birth and other information about Chicago's 1.8 million registered voters was published online and publicly accessible for an unknown period of time, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners said th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago