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Bath time for Kindle as Amazon"s next ereader could go waterproof

A long-requested feature could be making its way to Amazon's next ebook reader. Amazon's Kindle line has an ereader for all bookworms. Cash-strapped? Pick up the classic touchscreen Kindle. Night owl? Try the backlit Paperwhite. Want somet.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarApr 21st, 2017

Amazon Spends $350K On Seattle Mayor"s Race

reifman writes: Until this summer, Amazon had never contributed more than $15,000 to a city political campaign in Seattle, but this year's different. The company is a lead funder in the Seattle Chamber of Commerce's PAC which dropped $525,000 Monday.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Study proves dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are watching

Want to see some serious puppy dog eyes? Try spending more time near your pooch. Sure, new toys and food are nice, but research from the University of Portsmouth shows that like most humans, what dogs really crave is attention. In fact, scientists at.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

With new investment, Boeing is trying to make drones a part of your life

Boeing has invested in a startup that's trying to make autonomous flight the next big thing.  The company announced today that it has invested in Near Earth Autonomy, which develops technology for unmanned flying vehicles of all shapes and sizes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Man compares a $10,000 dog with a $1 dog, and the results are shocking

Before you run out and buy that budget $1 dog, please watch this video. Seriously though, the trend of comparing cheap and expensive food and products has reached an all-time high, so this parody from YouTuber jacksfilms is long overdue.  Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Verizon reportedly eyes spring 2018 as new launch date for TV streaming service

Continued negotiations over rights are reportedly stalling the service while competitors flourish. Verizon continues to have a rough time getting a streaming service off the ground so that it can compete with the likes of Dish's Sling TV,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

18 pessimistic opinions on the next 10 years of fake news (and 5 optimistic ones)

 A topic like fake news (more broadly the question of trust and verification on the internet) is a complex one. Sometimes you just have to poll the room and get a feel for what people are thinking before drawing any conclusions. That’s wha.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Newly discovered moon cave could house mankind’s first lunar colony

After decades of speculation, a team of researchers has confirmed a vast lava tube beneath the lunar surface. Geological formations like this could one day be used as a moon base to shelter astronauts. The post Newly discovered moon cave could house.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Tim Cook assures fans the Mac Mini isn’t forgotten

It's been quite a while since Apple updated the venerable Mac Mini. In fact, it's been three long years since Apple devoted any attention to the beloved machine. In that time frame, Apple has gone through three full iPhone release cycles while also m.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

Nintendo May Be Looking to Extend Switch Video Capture

While the current limit is 30 seconds, Nintendo is reportedly looking to add longer recording options in the future. Nintendo just recently added video capture to Switch, and may already be looking to extend the allotted recording time. Accordi.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Thong jeans exist now and wasn"t that one of the signs of the apocalypse?

Sisqo didn't ask for this when he made his hit song the "Thong Song." Japanese designer Thibaut presented his collection at the Amazon Fashion Week in Tokyo this week. But, there was one denim look in particular that caught everyone's attention and w.....»»

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

Boeing gets serious about self-flying planes with a new investment

Boeing has invested in a startup that's trying to make autonomous flight the next big thing.  The company announced today that it has invested in Near Earth Autonomy, which develops technology for unmanned flying vehicles of all shapes and sizes.....»»

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

UE Blast and Megablast Have Arrived With Amazon Alexa Onboard

Ultimate Ears, the company behind the extremely popular UE Boom series of Bluetooth speakers, unveiled two new products today, the UE Blast and UE Megablast. These new speakers should be better that the Boom series in many ways, but the standout feat.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

Newly discovered viral marker could help predict flu severity in infected patients

Flu viruses contain defective genetic material that may activate the immune system in infected patients, and new research published in PLOS Pathogens suggests that lower levels of these molecules could increase flu severity......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

Meet Wiral: the $200 cable cam that will take your GoPro shots to the next level

Cable cam systems are expensive and too big to carry around -- but the Wiral Lite is aiming to change that with a compact design. The Kickstarter campaign was fully funded in just three minutes. The post Meet Wiral: the $200 cable cam that will take.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Astrophysicists want to shield Earth from solar flares with … a giant magnet?

A huge solar flare could hit Earth in the next century, and these scientists think a massive loop of conducive wire could save us from destruction. The post Astrophysicists want to shield Earth from solar flares with … a giant magnet? appeared.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Fundamental research enhances understanding of major cancer gene

Scientists have provided new insights into the role of PTEN, a major cancer gene, in controlling cell growth and behavior. PTEN is the second most commonly altered gene in human cancers, particularly prostate cancers, and this work could help to deve.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

Discovery lights path for Alzheimer"s research

A metallic probe invented at Rice University that lights up when it binds to a misfolded amyloid beta peptide has identified a binding site that could facilitate better drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease. When the probe is illuminated, it catalyzes o.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

Watch a jacked Jeff Bezos christen Amazon"s new wind farm atop giant turbine

Jeff Bezos’ image has morphed over the years in much the same way his company has. In the early days as an online bookseller, the Amazon founder looked like someone that would sell books on the budding Internet. Today, he looks like he sells &n.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

Verizon’s online TV service delayed again, may launch early next year

Verizon has again delayed its online TV service launch, according to sources, marking the most recent extension of the service’s launch date. The Verizon service was first leaked months ago as an online television service that would rival thing.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News3 hr. 11 min. ago

Here’s a Must-See Fallout 4 Deal

Here’s a Must-See Fallout 4 Deal is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. You don’t have to wait until Black Friday to save money on Fallout 4 Game of the Year Edition because an awesome deal has emerged over at Amazon. Bethesda̵.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago