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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

Google officially activates Project Loon over Puerto Rico

Google's parent company, Alphabet, has officially brought its Project Loon balloons to Puerto Rico. The company is hopeful that its new technology will be able to restore internet and cell service to the people of the island. The post Google official.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

CO₂ benefits of regrowing forests nothing to shake a stick at

Land use shifts could provide over a third of our needed emissions cuts. Enlarge (credit: Patrick Shepherd/CIFOR) It’s a common suggestion that we should just plant trees to suck CO2 out of the atmosphere, but this isn’t quite the solution.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

The top 10 most expensive drones that you (a civilian) can buy

Okay, these drones may be a bit beyond your budget: Check out the most expensive drones in the world, from industrial giants to highest-end filming tools. The post The top 10 most expensive drones that you (a civilian) can buy appeared first on Digit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

Best new shows and movies to stream: ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream this week. On the list: 'The Meyerowitz Stories,' 'John Wick: Chapter 2,' and more. The post Best new shows and movies to stream: ‘The Meyerowit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

How to watch this weekend’s incredible Orionid meteor shower

This weekend will be one of the best in 2017 for kicking back and watching the stars. The annual Orionid meteor shower is forecast to hit its peak in the early hours of Sunday morning; here's everything you need to know to make the most of it. The m.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Code School Fined $375K Over Employment Claims and Licensing Issues

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: [O]ne of the most prominent institutions, New York's Flatiron School, will be shelling out $375,000 to settle charges brought by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office. The AG said the school ope.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

Stop what you are doing and watch Nathan for You’s brilliant Uber episode right now

 If you have not yet had the pleasure of being introduced to Nathan for You, you’re in for a treat! The man behind the show, Nathan Fielder, is so wonderfully awkward in his delivery he might just make you pee your pants from laughing so h.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

Now"s not the time to politicize the roving gangs of giant spiders slowly taking over America

First and foremost, let me say that what’s happening in this country right now is simply tragic. Families have lost loved ones, and this nation mourns with them.  But it is both premature and reprehensible to inject politics into this sudd.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago

What can a 24-megapixel selfie camera do for you? We reviewed the Vivo 7+ to find out

My wife recently decided to print out a hundred or so of the best photographs we've taken with our smartphones over the years. Looking at them, I've noticed something interesting: More than half of them were selfies. It's hardly surprising. Rear came.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 15 min. ago

Microsoft and Google Duke It Out Over Security Strategies

While they share many common causes, the world's largest tech companies are not above taking veiled and not-so-veiled potshots at each other, as the latest sniping between Google and Microsoft illustrates. Earlier this month, a researcher with Goog.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News7 hr. 32 min. ago

Kids" smart watches are a security/privacy dumpster-fire

The Norwegian Consumer Council hired a security firm called Mnemonic to audit the security of four popular brands of kids' smart watches and found a ghastly array of security defects: the watches allow remote parties to seize control over them in or.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

BLACK+DECKER Smart Dog Collar

Every dog deserves its very own collar, and this is exactly what the folks over at BLACK+DECKER have done, coming up with the all new Smart Dog Collar. This is a path that is less traveled by BLACK+DECKER, where through their licensing program, they.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated News8 hr. 56 min. ago

France"s Twin Jet takes over Lyon-Zurich route

Twin Jet (T7, Marseilles) has announced that it will launch a Lyon St. Exupéry-Zurich route to commence October 30. The route is currently operated by Swiss (LX, Zurich), which will cease the service on October 28. The French carrier will opera.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News9 hr. 3 min. ago

Become fluent in Arduino for less than $30

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Today's aspiring robot inventors have an advantage over droid-loving Anakin Skywalker and it comes in the form of the Ultimate DIY Arduin.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 24 min. ago

Redesigning the TechCrunch app

 Over the last two years we have been working hard to improve the experience of TechCrunch products for our readers. Our tiny-but-mighty product team launched the brand new TechCrunch mobile app earlier this month and we couldn’t be more.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 3 min. ago

White House Adds Confusion to Controversy Over Phone Call to Widow

The president's daughter-in-law says there's a transcript of the phone call; the White House says there isn't......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Watch our talk on climate change live from Dutch Design Week

Kicking off Good Design for a Bad World, our series of talks about how design could tackle the world's big problems, Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs hosts a discussion on climate change live from Dutch Design Week. Read more Kicking off.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

You can build your very own robots by learning the Arduino platform

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Today's aspiring robot inventors have an advantage over droid-loving Anakin Skywalker and it comes in the form of the Ultimate DIY Arduin.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 4 min. ago

7 "Stranger Things" Season 2 predictions

It's been over a year since we rampantly binged our way through the sweet '80s nostalgia of Stranger Things Season 1, and now — finally — the sequel is less than 10 days away. The final trailer is out, a clip of Eleven has been released,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 24 min. ago

7 things that will 100% maybe happen in "Stranger Things" Season 2

It's been over a year since we rampantly binged our way through the sweet '80s nostalgia of Stranger Things Season 1, and now — finally — the sequel is less than 10 days away. The final trailer is out, a clip of Eleven has been released,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 40 min. ago