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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

DJI adds much of Iraq and Syria to its list of no-fly zones for its drones

 Drone maker DJI has updated their software to turn huge expanses of Syria and Iraq into no-fly zones. DJI usually prevents users from navigating their drones over sensitive areas like military bases and airports, but its new no-fly zones cover.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News39 min. ago

Instagram crosses the 700 mn user milestone, copying Snapchat seems to have really paid off

It's ironic that the rate at which people were signing up for Instagram only shot up after the company started copying features from Snapchat The post Instagram crosses the 700 mn user milestone, copying Snapchat seems to have really paid off appeare.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Google updates its ‘Trips’ app to help you better plan your holiday travels

Google has launched a new update for its ‘Trips’ app to add essential functionality, including the ability to manually add flight and hotel reservations in the app. The post Google updates its ‘Trips’ app to help you better plan your holiday.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Google researcher figures how to make great night photos with a smartphone

Name the number one problem with smartphone cameras. If you picked "nighttime photos," we agree: While smartphone cameras have improved by orders of magnitude in the last decade, due to the constraints of their tiny lenses, low light conditions are s.....»»

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

Cypress Hill and the London Symphony Orchestra seem to be collaborating IRL

Thanks to the internet, the wildest dreams of The Simpsons fans may come true. It seems the London Symphony Orchestra really want to collaborate with '90s hip hop masters Cypress Hill, 21 years after appearing together in the classic episode, "Homerp.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Chinese, European Space Agencies In Talks To Build a Moon Base

ESA's Pal Hvistendahl has confirmed via Bloomberg that Chinese and European space agencies are talking with one another about plans to build a base on the moon. The discussions "involve working together to build a human-occupied 'moon village' from w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Vivotek works with partners to integrate H.265 technology into software

Taiwan-based camera product supplier Vivotek has completed integration of its H.265 compression technology with software from 11 designers: Axxonsoft, Genetec, Milestone, Nuuo, Synology, Cathexis, Digifort, Exacq, Luxriot, Macroscop and Mirasys......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

Taiwan market: More China vendors to follow Oppo to expand share in local smartphone market

Oppo's success in Taiwan's smartphone market is expected to encourage more China-based vendors to duplicate its strategy to penetrate into the local market, which may lead to a drastic change of market share among vendors, according to sources from l.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

Nasa successfully launches a super balloon after seven failed attempts

A stadium-sized pressure balloon launched by NASA in New Zealand began collecting data in near space on Wednesday. The post Nasa successfully launches a super balloon after seven failed attempts appeared first on Tech2. A stadium-sized pressure.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 39 min. ago

China and European Space Agency are talking about potential Moon outpost

Representatives of China and the European Space Agency are discussing potential collaboration on a human outpost on the moon. The post China and European Space Agency are talking about potential Moon outpost appeared first on Tech2. Representati.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 39 min. ago

BigFlix will increase its focus on Indian market after exploding 4G growth

BigFlix, a subscription-led video on demand platform was launched in 2008, and claims to have 3.9 million registered users globally. The post BigFlix will increase its focus on Indian market after exploding 4G growth appeared first on Tech2. Wit.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 39 min. ago

Someone threw these cute chickens on a train carriage then fled into the night

Is Borat still inspiring people to do dumb sh*t more than ten years on?  When an unknown passenger threw two chickens on to a packed train in Sydney, Australia, before fleeing on Wednesday, it seemed a lot like an act of absurdist comedy. But it.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

PlayStation Plus subscribers will want to dive into May"s free games for the PS4

For less than the price of a new game, PS Plus offers a full year of free titles for the PS4, PS3, and Vita. Starting May 2, users will be able to download some great games including Tales From the Borderlands The post PlayStation Plus subscribers wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

UMC Sees Weakening Demand at 28nm

United Microelectronics Corp., Taiwan’s second largest foundry, said that the ramp of its most advanced technology node has slipped for a third time under strong competition......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

Article: Smart TVs Selling Briskly in China

Buyers in China have embraced smart TVs, purchasing them at nearly five times the rate of traditional TVs in 2016. And the future looks even brighter......»»

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

Article: Twitter Gains More Followers

Twitter’s latest quarterly results indicate the social network has found its footing once again. While revenues declined for the first time ever, the company added 9 million more users......»»

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

Article: Four Insights from WeChat"s 2017 User and Business Ecosystem Report

WeChat’s dominance of the messaging app space in China should not be news to anyone. By the end of 2016, WeChat reported having 889.3 million monthly active users, a figure that puts the service—if not in the same league—at least in.....»»

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

Microsoft Warns Users Not to Install Its Latest Windows Update, For Now

With its Creators Update for Windows 10, Microsoft promised that users would have the option to postpone future updates for a limited period of time and many rejoiced. But now that the update has started rolling out, it’s become apparent that there.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

Intimate stories and live actors show just how beautiful VR can be

Hollywood is doing its best to figure out virtual reality, often with less than compelling results.   But a small group of VR producers at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival have successfully innovated their way through experimental territo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Twitter trolls Trump"s anti-immigrant hotline with calls about space aliens

Seen a space alien lately? Maybe you should tell Donald Trump about it.  On Wednesday, his administration unveiled  the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office, or VOICE, which gave out a hotline number for those impacted by "crimina.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago