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Drones will watch over endangered wildlife to warn about potential poachers

A cutting-edge AI company has joined the so-called "Air Shepherd" program, which uses drones and image-recognition technology to help fight poachers in Africa. Here is how it works. The post Drones will watch over endangered wildlife to warn about po.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMay 19th, 2017

PayPal Sues Pandora Over "Patently Unlawful" Logo

PayPal has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Pandora, arguing that the company's minimalist logo "dilutes the distinctiveness" of its own branding. "Element by element and in overall impression, the similarities between the logos are str.....»»

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Kuang-Chi invests $5 million in SkyX, a maker of drones to monitor oil and gas pipelines

 Shenzhen-based Kuang-Chi Group is investing $5 million in SkyX Systems Corp., according to the drone tech startup’s founder and CEO Didi Horn. A former fighter pilot with the Israeli Air Force, Horn started SkyX in 2015 to help public and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

National Geographic series Year Million explores the future of humanity

Plus, there’s even some dystopian commentary from Ars staffer Annalee Newitz. Trailer for tonight's episode of Year Million. (video link) If you're interested in where science and technology might take humanity over the next million ye.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 49 min. ago

2018 Audi SQ5: A danger to sports sedans or window dressing over good bones?

As the SUV takes over the Earth, Audi refreshes its sporting sport-ute. Audi There's a danger with SUVs, but not the kind you might suspect. Should any linger.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 49 min. ago

Supreme Court makes it much harder for patent trolls to sue in East Texas

Folks got sued in East Texas “just because they had a website.” Those days may be over. Historic Harrison County Courthouse, Marshall, Texas. (credit: Joe Mullin) The US Supreme Court ruled (PDF) today on how to interpret the patent venue.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 49 min. ago

Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown says VCs need to ask harder scientific questions

 Impossible Foods has raised over $200 million to make a burger that tastes at least as good as ground beef but which is engineered from plants. The CEO of the five-year-old food startup, Patrick O. Brown, is a famed Stanford geneticist who prev.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

Ford fires CEO Mark Fields, hires Jim Hackett

Ford, in a sweeping management shake-up, named Jim Hackett, former CEO of Steelcase, as its new chief executive, replacing Mark Fields, who is stepping down amid pressure from shareholders over a slumping stock price and during a period of rapid........»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

YouTube TV now works on Apple TV over AirPlay

If you're the rare YouTube TV subscriber who finds yourself stuck in an Apple household, there's good news for you. The streaming TV service's iOS app just got upgraded with AirPlay support, giving you a quick way to shoot wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News6 hr. 32 min. ago

WannaCry Ransomware Update: Windows 7 Hit Hardest

More than a week after the massive WannaCry ransomware attack hobbled computer systems around the world, security experts continue to assess the damage and keep watch for new outbreaks. As of Friday, the malware had infected more than 416,000 syste.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News7 hr. 4 min. ago

Echodyne homes in on $29 million to give drones and self-driving cars ‘radar vision’

 Autonomous vehicles all need sensors that can help them detect and avoid objects in their environment. And to operate at high speeds, these sophisticated machines need to identify objects ahead precisely, and early enough, that they can avoid c.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

Postmates CEO will testify before Congress about the promise of robots and drones

 Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann is testifying before Congress tomorrow in a hearing called “Disrupter Series: Delivering to Consumers.” The emergence of deliveries via robots and drones has sparked regulatory concerns around safety, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

Sayspring raises $1.5M for software that lets designers prototype and test voice apps without coding

 Sayspring, a startup that enables designers to create voice-enabled apps without code ahead of handing over projects to development, has just raised $1.5 million in funding for its efforts, the company is announcing today. The round was led by.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

Unifor"s Dias "confident" Ford will honor commitment to Canada under new CEO

Unifor President Jerry Dias said he is not concerned about potential layoffs under new Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who oversaw about 12,000 layoffs during his tenure as the head of Steelcase Inc......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

Unifor"s Dias "not concerned" about job cuts under new Ford CEO

Jerry Dias said he is not concerned about potential layoffs under new Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who oversaw about 12,000 layoffs during his tenure as the head of Steelcase Inc......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 41 min. ago

Follow a pro mountain biker on a downhill night ride using LED-equipped drones

For their latest adventure, Red Bull has sent French mountain biker Loic Bruni downhill in the middle of the night. Lighting his way was nothing more than a drone equipped with bright LEDs. The post Follow a pro mountain biker on a downhill night rid.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 57 min. ago

‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 is coming! Here is everything we know so far

We will have to wait longer than usual for the return of Game of Thrones, so to tide you over, here is everything we know so far about the HBO fantasy drama's upcoming season 7. The post ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 is coming! Here is every.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 57 min. ago

Ford CEO retires in shake-up; ex-Steelcase head Jim Hackett named new chief

Ford, in a sweeping management shake-up, named Jim Hackett, former CEO of Steelcase, as its new chief executive, replacing Mark Fields, who is stepping down amid pressure from shareholders over a slumping stock price and during a period of rapid........»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 13 min. ago

Fields retires as CEO in Ford shake-up; ex-Steelcase head Jim Hackett named new chief

Ford, in a sweeping management shake-up, named Jim Hackett, former CEO of Steelcase, as its new chief executive, replacing Mark Fields, who is stepping down amid pressure from shareholders over a slumping stock price and during a period of rapid........»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 41 min. ago

Watch a mountain biker careen downhill at 3 a.m. with only an LED drone for light

For their latest adventure, Red Bull has sent French mountain biker Loic Bruni downhill in the middle of the night. Lighting his way was nothing more than a drone equipped with bright LEDs. The post Watch a mountain biker careen downhill at 3 a.m. wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 25 min. ago

Nike"s latest Apple Watch bands match your VaporMax shoes

You probably haven't thought about color-coordinating your smartwatch with your running shoes, but Nike is willing to give it a shot. The sportswear brand is launching four Apple Watch bands that are designed to match its upcoming Nike.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 12 min. ago