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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

NI"s New CEO: Automotive To Be Key Opportunity

National Instruments' new CEO spoke about his transition to the top, what's driving the company, and about engineering education, in an interview with EE Times Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

Big Data Reshapes Silicon

Two new processor architectures will be described at a conference in June, the latest of many targeting machine learning for an age of big data......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

GaAs Nanowires Boost Solar

Gallium arsenide (GaAs) has always beat silicon at a higher price, but new formulation boost existing panels on-the-cheap......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

Intel to Drive DJI"s Mini Drone

DJI claimed that Spark is “the first drone that users can control by hand gestures alone.” Movidius’ Myriad 2 Vision Processing Unit enables Spark to perform both computer vision/deep learning and image signal processing......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

Acer just can’t wait for Computex, announces new laptops, 2-in-1s early

Acer introduced four new mobile devices on Thursday: two Iconia-branded Android tablets, one gaming laptop, and a thin-and-light 2-in-1. The gaming laptop will be sold in Intel- and AMD-based configurations, along with discrete GPUs. The post Acer ju.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

Manchester Attack Could Lead To Internet Crackdown

New submitter boundary writes: The UK government looks to be about to put the most egregious parts of the Investigative Powers Act into force "soon after the election" (which is in a couple of weeks) in the wake of the recent bombing in Manchester. ".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 19 min. ago

With a waterproof camera and hull, Splash Drone 3 isn"t afraid of swimming

The Splash Drone is back on Kickstarter with its third UAV capable of both soaring through the air and swimming like a boat. Improvements include a new flight controller, 4K camera, and smart propulsion system. The post With a waterproof camera and h.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 20 min. ago

Elgato"s Thunderbolt 3 Dock for MacBook Pro will arrive in June

MacBook Pro customers were not happy with the loss of legacy ports on the newest models and Apple's discount dongle deal ran out weeks ago. Now, Elgato's new Thunderbolt 3 Dock will help and it has an official ship date. The post Elgato's Thunde.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 20 min. ago

Xbox Game Pass officially opens its doors to Gold subscribers ahead of June 1

Subscribers to Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One now have access to the free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's new game "rental" service. The subscription includes 40 Xbox One games and 72 backward-compatible Xbox 360 titles. The post Xbox Game Pa.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 20 min. ago

MSI Announces the Z270 GODLIKE GAMING Motherboard

MSI has been teasing this new motherboard for a number of weeks, and today they have finally announced the Z270 GODLIKE GAMING. This subtly named model is the new flagship Intel Z270-based motherboard in MSI's Gaming series, and thus displa.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Check Point CPX Event 2017

This IDC Market Note discusses the recent Check Point end-user and industry analyst event. Check Point continues to deliver new threat prevention technologies designed to protect data and assets on-premise, in the cloud, and on mobile devices. Check.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News4 hr. 35 min. ago

Canadian IT Forecast, 2017–2021: By Vertical Market

This IDC study outlines IDC Canada's market size and forecast for the Canadian information technology (IT) market by industry for the 2017–2021 forecast period. It updates our previous forecast published in Canadian IT Forecast, 2016–2020: By Ver.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

Build a futuristic-looking gaming PC with Cougar’s new Conquer case

Case manufacturer Cougar is known for offering some case designs that go beyond the usual black box and it recently announced a new future-inspired case that will launch at Computex 2017. The post Build a futuristic-looking gaming PC with Cougar̵.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 44 min. ago

Ricoh revamps its budget waterproof camera with the $280 WG-50

The new Ricoh WG-50 may not have the best-in-class speed but it does boast a pretty low price point at $280. The camera arrives after the WG-40 was only announced in Japan last year. The post Ricoh revamps its budget waterproof camera with the $280 W.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

Intel Drops Thunderbolt 3 Royalty, Adds CPU Integration and Works Closely With Microsoft

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Windows Central: Over the last few days, Thunderbolt 3 has been a hot topic amongst Windows users especially with its notable absence with the new Surface Pro and Surface Laptop. Part of the problem is adoptio.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 35 min. ago

Tesla names new HR head amid worker allegations

Tesla replaced Arnnon Geshuri, vice president of human resources, with Gaby Toledano, a former executive at video game company Electronic Arts, amid employee claims of a harsh work environment at the EV maker's California plant......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 43 min. ago

Xbox Live Gold members can now start their free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass

Subscribers to Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One now have access to the free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's new game "rental" service. The subscription includes 40 Xbox One games and 72 backward-compatible Xbox 360 titles. The post Xbox Live Go.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 56 min. ago

The Laowa Magic Converter will upscale your DSLR lenses to medium format

Those longing for more lens options with Fujifilm's mirrorless medium format GFX system just got a bit of a reprieve. Venus Optic's new lens adapter makes 35mm DSLR lenses usable on the GFX 50s without any vignette problems. The post The Laowa Magic.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 56 min. ago

New affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeous lines with high-tech design

If you're an audio fanatic with an eye for style, you may want to check out the new Expanse electrostatic Bluetooth speakers from startup IC One Two, currently seeking funding on Indiegogo. The post New affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeou.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 20 min. ago

New EU legislation could force social media platforms to address hate speech

Hate speech is being dealt a blow in Europe. On Tuesday, European Union ministers approved proposals that would force social media companies to address hateful content on their respective platforms. The post New EU legislation could force social medi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 20 min. ago