Are you smarter than a fifth-grader? Elon Musk takes advice from a 10-year-old

This week a fifth-grader from Michigan wrote to Space X and Tesla founder Elon Musk with a great idea for a contest to help promote the company's green sports cars. The inventor not only embraced the idea, but wrote back to say thanks. The post Are y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 2nd, 2017

Funds raised in recent months not enough to help LeEco come out of cash crunch: Chairman

LeEco is struggling to support its goals that include beating Elon Musk's Tesla Motors in premium electric vehicle making. The post Funds raised in recent months not enough to help LeEco come out of cash crunch: Chairman appeared first on Tech2......»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News12 min. ago

New AI tools could help customer service reps get to your complaints faster

If you're a customer service rep sick of dealing with an endless inbox of complaints to sift through, you might finally have some relief on deck. The complaints will still likely be endless, but Salesforce is rolling out some new AI tools for its thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 min. ago

A commercial astronaut training site and its massive pool are coming to Britain

If you're an astronaut — or just a lover of outer space — these are nervous times to be in the UK.  The vote for Britain to leave the European Union has potentially scuppered Britain's chances of scoring big European projects such as.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 min. ago

Google launches redesigned Google News with an emphasis on fact checking

Google News, Google's one-stop shop for breaking and developing news stories, has been redesigned from the ground up. It's streamlined, simplified, and a lot easier to customize than before. The post Google launches redesigned Google News with an emp.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 min. ago

Watch Macworld live on Facebook: The iPhone’s tenth anniversary

The iPhone’s tenth anniversary is this week, and we’re having a special online discussion to talk about the past, present, and future of Apple’s revolutionary smartphone. And we we’re hoping you will join us!On Wednesday, June 28, at 10:30.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News28 min. ago

iPhone 6s iOS 11 Beta: Impressions & Performance

iPhone 6s iOS 11 Beta: Impressions & Performance is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. We’ve been using the iPhone 6s iOS 11 beta 2 for a full week now. It’s a little more stable than beta 1 but we still think most users should.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News40 min. ago

Why Is Enterprise Search so Hard?

When you need to find a corporate policy, or information about your health plan or the latest contract for one of your clients, is your enterprise search box the first place you go to look?  Or do you count on someone in your department or on.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News48 min. ago

Waymo’s self-driving van hits the desert to see if it can stand the heat

 Testing self-driving cars in California is like playing a video game on the “easy” setting, because it’s nice all the time and basically temperate year-round. Autonomous vehicles face significant challenges when it comes to mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News48 min. ago

How do you troubleshoot UCaaS problems? Put a ThousandEyes on it

Cisco Live kicked off this week in Las Vegas. The annual event is where Cisco shows off its latest and greatest innovations, such as the intent-based networking system Cisco announced last week.However, it’s also a forum for many of Cisco’s te.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News48 min. ago

Just being able to see our smartphones might be draining our brain power

Let's face it — some of us are living deep in the trenches of smartphone addiction. Whether it's by constantly checking social media networks, reading push alerts, or responding to texts, we spend more time than ever on our phone. So it shouldn.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News56 min. ago

PlayStation Plus July 2017: these are the free games you can get this month

These are the games you’re getting for free this month on PlayStation Plus. One of the biggest perks of being a PlayStation Plus subscriber is that each month you’re given a range of free games across the PS4, PS4 Pro, PS3, and PS Vit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

John Romero’s Doom II floppy disks sell for over $3,000

A small price to pay? Enlarge / Back in my day... (credit: eBay / John Romero) If you want to play the original version of Doom II, the game will set you back just $1.24 during the current Steam sale. If you want a boxed copy of the original f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Preorder Guide

Where to find the best deals and preorder bonuses for the upcoming Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. It would appear t.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

GT Sport: Behind the Scenes With Polyphony Digital

20 years ago Polyphony Digital changed racing. Now it’s changing Gran Turismo. This month's IGN First is a bit different than usual. Rather than highlighting a single game -- we'll get back to that next month -- we're highlighting the Japanes.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

You may soon be able to see who likes you on Tinder before you swipe

Tinder is testing out a premium subscription tier that allows users to see who likes them before they swipe. Tinder is testing out a new premium tier with additional features including one that users have been requesting for a long time, the ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

"John Wick" and "Mission: Impossible" actor Michael Nyqvist dead at 56

After a year-long battle with lung cancer, the family of Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist have confirmed that the 'John Wick' and 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' star has passed away. The post 'John Wick' and 'Mission: Impossible'.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Yahoo Mail gets a radical redesign and new ad-free subscription options

Yahoo Mail, a radical reimagining of the 20-year-old email service, sports a brand-new look, modern features, and new ad-free subscription options. It's available to English language users starting Wednesday. The post Yahoo Mail gets a radical redesi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

These photos could be the best images shot with an iPhone this year

The annual iPhone Photography Awards has announced the 2017 winners -- and the gallery is quite impressive. The contest included submissions from over 140 countries and both grand prize and special category winners. The post These photos could be the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Cyber attacks are using spam, encryption and bitcoin ransoms to paralyse services: Experts

The new wave of ransomware attacks is strikingly similar to the global WannaCry ransomware attacks in May this year. The post Cyber attacks are using spam, encryption and bitcoin ransoms to paralyse services: Experts appeared first on Tech2. A.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Book nerd Hillary Clinton loves "Harry Potter" just as much as you do

Unless you have the emotional range of a Dementor, odds are you adore Harry Potter.  And thanks to Hillary Clinton's recent speech at the American Library Association conference on Tuesday, we now know she's a serious Potterhead, too. SEE ALSO:.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago