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Earth Day 2017: Apple pledges to stop mining, to build new products from old recycled materials

It goes on to reveal a new initiative that is not Apple-like, a plan that it is working on, to build new products using just recycled materials from older apple products. The post Earth Day 2017: Apple pledges to stop mining, to build new products fr.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Apr 21st, 2017

IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: IT Security in Australia, 2017

"2016 has been a record high when it comes to breaches at both the global and local levels, which is pushing Australian organisations to gain awareness on their assets, the risks to which they are exposed to, as well as on how to mitigate the loss of.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Head in the stars, Elon Musk muses on the future at TED Conference

The engineer, business mogul and inventor considers goal of reaching the surface of Mars integral to progress on Earth.....»»

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

MIT Creates 3D-Printing Robot That Can Construct a Home Off-Grid In 14 Hours

Kristine Lofgren writes: Home building hasn't changed much over the years, but leave it to MIT to take things to the next level. A new technology built at MIT can construct a simple dome structure in 14 hours and it's powered by solar panels, so you.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

How to Deal with People Who Can"t Stop Getting Attention

How to Deal with People Who Can"t Stop Getting Attention.....»»

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Smart Campus 1.0

"IDC's Smart Campus MaturityScape should enable campus leaderships to approach digital transformation in a holistic way," says Jan Alexa, senior research analyst with IDC Government Insights. "Campuses should strive to leverage new technologies to pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

PI Apparel 2017: Product Digitization and Sustainability Are Transforming the Fashion Industry

This IDC Retail Insights Perspective summarizes Product Innovation (PI) Apparel 2017, held in Hong Kong on April 5 and 6, 2017. PI apparel brought together C-level decision makers from the fashion, apparel, and footwear industry to discuss the challe.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: January-March 2017

This IDC Energy Insights Perspective provides a quick one-stop-shopping overview of the EMEA utilities industry in the first quarter of 2017, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financing deals; major comp.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

Arcserve Jumps into the Archiving Software Market with Acquisition of New Email Archiving Technology

This IDC Market Note details the acquisition of FastArchiver by Arcserve and the planned release of Arcserve UDP Archiving. On April 26, Arcserve announced the acquisition of FastArchiver and its addition to the Arcserve UDP portfolio. The move marks.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel idea, and has a video to prove it

"Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging..." Elon Musk tweeted cryptically in December. Now, he is starting to reveal some more concrete plans. The post Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

Get your Sagan on with these 38 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier

Few things instill a sense of wonder quite like the final frontier. These 38 photographs show the beauty of Earth, our solar system, and far corners of the universe -- just in case you need to bring out your inner Carl Sagan. The post Get your Sagan.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

Ted 2017: Elon Musk"s vision for underground road system

Elon Musk talks about networks of tunnel roads, autonomous driving, space travel and his pet snail Gary......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

NSA ends spying on messages Americans send about foreign surveillance targets

FISA court narrows what NSA can collect, because NSA can't stop "incidental" collection. The NSA's "upstream" collection system taps into Internet traffic and searches for content based on "selectors" identifying targets. Now, the NSA won't chec.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing

Tesla and Apple have asked the state of California to change its proposed policies on self-driving cars to allow companies to test vehicles without traditional steering wheels and controls or human back-up drivers, among other things. Reuters reports.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

 Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company has long had a core office in Palo Alto, but this will be its first major machine intelligence R&D effort in the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

New York Times Columnist Has a Few Thoughts About People Who Believe in Climate Change 

It’s time to talk about climate change. Because Bret Stephens wants to. Stephens, as you may know, is the recently hired New York Times columnist known for holding ugly, entirely unremarkable ideas (Black Lives Matter is “thuggish,” there’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Detangle that desk with these mighty wireless mice

If you need a new wireless mouse for your desktop or laptop, you have a nearly unlimited selection to choose from. Here are six sure-fire options for all kinds of applications, from desktop divas to road warriors to ergonomic experts. The post Detang.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in about 14 hours

Researchers at MIT developed a new robotic system capable of 3D printing the basic structure of an entire building. It could make construction faster, cheaper, and far more adaptable. The post MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Apple is already taking advantage of its self-driving permit with a Lexus test

California's Department of Motor Vehicles decided to grant Apple an autonomous vehicle testing permit, allowing the company to use California's public highways in testing self-driving technology. The post Apple is already taking advantage of its self.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Here is the best of what you’ll be able to stream from the Tribeca Film Festival

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival showcases dozens of films and TV show episodes from Netflix, Showtime, HBO, and numerous other networks. These are the best shows and movies you'll be able to stream at home this year. The post Here is the best of what.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

How seven mesh routers deal with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

The recent wave of new mesh router systems has brought with it changes besides the obvious increase in Wi-Fi range. For example, these mesh routers are more likely to insist on WPA2-AES encryption, as many have dropped support for the less secure.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 51 min. ago