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Does a Time Capsule Blasted Into Space Have a Better Chance at Surviving 100 Years?

To help celebrate the school’s 200-year anniversary, students at the University of Michigan have decided to build a time capsule. Boring, right? Not exactly. Instead of burying it, which would inevitably lead to its contents rotting away, the stude.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 7th, 2017

SelfMade helps businesses post better photos online

 SelfMade brings professional photo editing to your phone — yes, literally. The startup, which is announcing that it has raised $11 million in funding, was founded by CEO Brian Schechter and CTO Zach Lloyd. Schechter was previously co-fou.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 min. ago

Surge in Wake of Ship Collisions Tests Navy"s New Deployment Plan

The Navy is "surging" the deployment of a guided-missile cruiser and moving another destroyer into the Pacific......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News26 min. ago

Tonight: Watch the World’s First Giant Robot Fight

After years of preparation, two giant human-piloted robots will face off in an epic battle After years of preparation, two giant human-piloted robots will face off in an epic battle.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News27 min. ago

Google Calendar on the web gets a fresh new look

 After a few years of sticking with essentially the same design, Google Calendar on the web is getting a makeover today. That means a fresh new color palette and a design that’s in line with Google’s Material Design scheme, but also.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News27 min. ago

One man, a 300-year plan, and billions of dollars are reshaping tech as we know it

Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a grand 10-year plan last year for his social networking giant. But another business leader is swooping in with something far greater: a 300-year plan.  His name is Masayoshi Son, and he's the man behind a $100 billion v.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News43 min. ago

Move over, Bitcoin: Ethereum is the next big thing in cryptocurrency

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You've probably heard of Bitcoin, that digital currency and payment system created by a mysterious inventor nearly 10 years ago that eliminates the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News43 min. ago

Portable 3D Scanner to Assess Elephantiasis Patients

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a portable 3D scanner that can help health workers to rapidly assess patients with elephantiasis, a condition that causes swollen limbs. The scanner allows medical pro.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated News50 min. ago

[PHOTOS] GM Brings Hydrogen-Powered War Elephant to US Army

One of the big problems with getting new vehicle propulsion technology to become accepted is that it just costs so much money—for example, battery electric vehicles have been steadily growing, but the cost of building the infrastructure needed to c.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News50 min. ago

Mazda Parts Website Answers, ‘Hey, Can I Borrow Your Miata?’ in a Handy Flowchart

As any owner would agree, a Mazda Miata is a very special thing. This can make the usual familial or friendly request of “Hey, can I borrow your car?” into something of a minefield. Luckily, a handy flowchart has started floating around the inter.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News50 min. ago

Pokemon GO Halloween event : News on Witch Hat Pikachu!

Pokemon GO and the Halloween event of 2017 has been spilled once again, straight from the guts of the game itself! This time we’re working with some code and an image from the game’s release on the Apple App Store. In an image which will.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News50 min. ago

Critical Microsoft database breach was kept secret from the public

Back in 2013, Microsoft suffered a rather critical security breach. The company’s internal bug reporting database was compromised, giving those who hacked into it access to a list of unresolved bugs and vulnerabilities within Windows. That̵.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News50 min. ago

ZTE’s Axon M packs the power of two smartphones into one with foldable dual screens

As radical as the iPhone X may look when compared to Apple's other recent smartphone releases, it's still a fairly standard-looking handset. Save for its edge-to-edge display and the camera housing notch, the iPhone X isn't really breaking any new gr.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News50 min. ago

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL review roundup: Better than iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8?

Google unveiled the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL a few days ago, and they’ll ship to your door on October 19th, assuming you preordered one. But if you’re the kind of person who purchases a new phone only after reading early reviews, you should kn.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News50 min. ago

Consumer Reports says old Samsung phones are better than Apple’s brand new iPhone 8

Apple already sold millions of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units, but launch weekend estimates fell short of what’s expected from typical iPhone launches. It’s not that the iPhone is losing its appeal all of a sudden, but this year isn’t a usual.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News50 min. ago

Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 claims 70% more battery life than MacBook Pros, 45% more pixels

Two years after introducing the Surface Book, Microsoft has officially unveiled its sequel. Naturally, Microsoft is comparing the new Surface Book 2 laptop-tablet hybrid (not to be confused with the felt-covered Surface Laptop) to Apple’s MacBo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News50 min. ago

Digital rights groups speak out against EU plan to scan online content

For the past few years, the European Union has been developing reforms that would turn Europe into a Digital Single Market. Under such a structure, anyone in Europe would be able to buy goods and services online from any of the EU member sta.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News50 min. ago

Researchers use AI to banish choppy streaming videos

Nobody likes it when their binge watching is disrupted by a buffering video. While streaming sites like Netflix have offered workarounds for connectivity problems (including offline viewing and quality controls), researchers are tackling the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News50 min. ago

A fugly ALF Christmas Sweater exists

There's a time and place for intentionally ironic sweaters and apparently it's the holidays. Enter the ALF Ugly Christmas Sweater by Fun.com: Add [it] to your wishlist if you're in favor of having the wisecracking Malmackian as your guest of honor.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News51 min. ago

8 Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Problems & How to Fix them

8 Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Problems & How to Fix them is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. Windows 10 Fall Creators Update problems have arrived along with Microsoft’s free new Windows 10 update. Here’s how you can fix them on yo.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News51 min. ago

Air Force General: “We’d be dumb not to” fly on SpaceX’s reusable rockets

“What we have to do is make sure we do it smartly.” Enlarge / SpaceX launches the Air Force's X-38B space plane in September, 2017. (credit: SpaceX) The increasingly warm relationship between the US Air Force and the rocket company SpaceX.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News51 min. ago