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Canada imposes strict new drone rules following a jump in dangerous incidents

Canada this week tightened regulations on recreational drone use, imposing strict new rules that, if broken, could lead to fines of $2,250 — about $800 more than the maximum fine for similar offenses in the U.S. The post Canada imposes strict new.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 17th, 2017

New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally

An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

Epson’s new Home Cinema 4000 projects blazing 4K at a crazy price

Epson's newly launched 4K projector, the Home Cinema 4000, uses some clever tricks to achieve 4K resolution with HDR support and wide color gamut display. The result is a massive 4K Ultra HD picture at a surprisingly affordable price point. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Article: As Ad Blocker Use Grows, Publishers Face New Challenges

Advertisers and publishers are under constant pressure to better target, deliver and track their messages to consumers. But many consumers feel bombarded by the ad experience. Here are some strategies that publishers are using to get around the probl.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Mercedes gives dealers more leeway in advertising

Dealers can now focus their local promotions on any business line, not just new-car sales......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

Update: As Yahoo’s partnership with AT&T unwinds, users need to switch email addresses

 As part of the new corporate merger of Yahoo and Aol under the Oath brand, it looks like Yahoo accounts will no longer be accessible through AT&T email addresses (or those of any A&T subsidiaries). Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 23 min. ago

In Towns Already Hit by Steel Mill Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs

Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News7 hr. 31 min. ago

Get your new pair of Nike sneakers using augmented reality in the SNKRS app

On Friday, Nike announced that app SNKRS "can now hide the opportunity to purchase certain coveted sneakers within a select image where the sneakers can only be seen and unlocked by viewing the image via the camera function on SNKRS." The post Get y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools

 Cover Apple for a while and you start to notice a general cadence to the company’s behavior and strategy. To name one example, consider the last several macOS releases. In 2009, , Apple announced Snow Leopard, which famously eschewed new.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 59 min. ago

New HyperThreading Flaw Affects Intel 6th And 7th Generation Skylake and Kaby Lake-Based Processors

MojoKid writes: A new flaw has been discovered that impacts Intel 6th and 7th Generation Skylake and Kaby Lake-based processors that support HyperThreading. The issue affects all OS types and is detailed by Intel errata documentation and points out t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

How tech companies are recognizing Pride Month

 In the month of June, tech companies celebrated Pride in the best way they know how: small, quirky product updates. With San Francisco and New York’s annual Pride event hitting this weekend, it’s a good time to reflect on just how f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 39 min. ago

Venmo is apparently working on a physical debit card

According to a new report, Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in their Venmo accounts to turn around and use these funds to make purchases at brick and mortar stores. The post Venmo is apparent.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

90 Cities Install A Covert Technology That Listens For Gunshots

An anonymous reader quotes Business Insider: In more than 90 cities across the US, including New York, microphones placed strategically around high-crime areas pick up the sounds of gunfire and alert police to the shooting's location via dots on a ci.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 15 min. ago

Start the presses: How vinyl production was reinvented from the ground up

After decades of struggling with ancient equipment and ten years of insane annual increases in demand, the vinyl manufacturing industry is taking its first new strides in decades, and that means prettier, better-sounding, and more diverse records tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

The latest company to jump on the AR bandwagon is Nike and its partner SNKRS

On Friday, Nike announced that app SNKRS "can now hide the opportunity to purchase certain coveted sneakers within a select image where the sneakers can only be seen and unlocked by viewing the image via the camera function on SNKRS." The post The l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

In Towns Already Hit by Factory Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs

Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News17 hr. 39 min. ago

Silicon Power Mobile C31 Dual Interface USB 3.1 Flash Drive Review

"With the new Mobile C31 USB 3.1 Flash Drive, Silicon Power is proposing a data transfer solution between different modern devices such as tablets, smartphones, PCs, laptops, without the need of accessing the online cloud. While the write s.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News18 hr. 31 min. ago

Carefully curate who sees your content on Instagram with new feature "favorites"

Instagram is reportedly testing a new way to share posts with a smaller, more selective group of friends. It's called favorites, and it's meant to prompt users to post more by giving them more control over who ultimately sees their content. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 23 min. ago

Chicago’s new Apple Store will have a giant Macbook on its roof

If the latest photos and videos are to be believed, the new Apple Store currently being constructed on the Chicago River is topped not with a cherry, but with a Macbook. How's that for marketing? The post Chicago’s new Apple Store will have a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 23 min. ago

First DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

After beating top Go player Ke Jie, DeepMind retired the AlphaGo AI, but the team is already seeking out new challenges to prove the worth of its research. The post First DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games appeared fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 23 min. ago

What Happens When Geoengineers "Hack The Planet"?

Dan Drollette shares an article by an Oxford physics professor who's concerned about the popularity of radical new proposals to fight global warming. The Christian Science Monitor wonders if it's time to re-engineer our climate. MIT's Technology Rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago