Foursquare is launching an analytics platform to help retailers understand foot traffic

 While Foursquare started as a social check-in app, the company has always said there is a bigger picture — mainly related to unique ways of leveraging its database of check-ins at nearly 100 million public places. Today the company is ann.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMar 20th, 2017

Sense Home Energy Monitor review

How inefficient is your fridge? What’s the biggest energy suck in your home? The Sense Home Energy Monitor can tell you all in an easy-to-use app -- and hopefully help you lower your electric bill. The post Sense Home Energy Monitor review appeared.....»»

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

Open19 Launches Open Hardware Project Targeting Edge Computing

miller60 writes: The Open19 Foundation launched today, positioning its open hardware designs as a platform for edge computing, and an alternative to the Open Compute Project and hyperscale designs. The Open19 designs were created by the data center t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 5 min. ago

Google will track your shopping trips to prove its ads work

First, Google followed you to the store using location data, much like Foursquare. Then its launched its Express shopping service. Now, it will track billions of credit and debit card transactions in an even bigger effort to prove its online.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

Minibrew raises $2.8 million to help you make your own beer

 The Minibrew is a little keg with a big brain. When we first met the company in 2015 they offered a whiff of high tech to the brewing process, adding a monitored brew vessel and mobile app to the age-old technique of slopping a bunch of wheat,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 37 min. ago

Watch Alchemist Accelerator’s Demo Day right here

Alchemist is one of those rare programs that focuses on enterprise startups. These aren’t your parents’ enterprise companies. Pitches today will span products that help businesses with crowdfunding, wearables, sustainable farming and mana.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 37 min. ago


Codecademy makes learning to code fun and rewarding, and offers plenty of help along the way......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

WTF is an ICO?

 A newly famous transaction type we need to understand is called the “Initial Coin Offering.” An ICO is akin to an IPO, but in temporal reverse (sort of). Although confusing, it has recently acquired prominence as a favored way to la.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 13 min. ago

What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in June 2017

Our complete list of what's new on Netflix for June 2017 and which titles will be removed will help you catch up on your binging, and ensure you don't miss any titles heading into the ether. The post What’s new on Netflix and what’s leavi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 49 min. ago

Medium’s existential makeover continues with a revamped homepage

Despite its high profile, Medium still hasn't quite figured out what it is in the five years since it launched as a minimalist blogging platform. In the meantime, Medium has pivoted from tech company to publishing service and various sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News13 hr. 29 min. ago

Can omega-3 help prevent Alzheimer"s disease? Brain SPECT imaging shows possible link

The incidence of Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple in the coming decades and no cure has been found. Recently, interest in dietary approaches for prevention of cognitive decline has increased. In particular, the omega-3 fatty acids have shown.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

Traffic-related air pollution linked to DNA damage in children

Children and teens exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution have evidence of a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening, reports a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

Patients" own fat tissue can help treat joint problems

A new device gently suctions, processes and uses a patient’s own fat tissue to provide a potential source of stem cells and growth factors to promote healing......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

Practical clinical trials can help find alternatives to opioids

Pressures on primary care doctors to move away from opioid pain management are increasing, but practitioners need practical, evidence-based information on how to employ multidisciplinary pain care successfully in everyday clinical practice. A senior.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

Splunk on SOAPA (part 1)

I’ve written a lot about ESG’s security operations and analytics platform architecture (SOAPA).  SOAPA is happening because enterprise organizations are surrounding SIEM with lots of other security analytics and operations tools to accelerate.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

Netgear NightHawk R7000 routers now collect user data

Netgear makes some popular routers, but do you really want the company behind your model of router to collect data such as your IP address and MAC address? If the answer is no, then you need to disable the "analytics" data collection.Netgear’s N.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

Duolingo’s Japanese language course is now available on iOS

More than five years after its official launch, Duolingo has finally added a Japanese course to its online language learning service. The course is currently available through the platform’s iOS app, with an Android and web release scheduled.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

New Parks Canada app wants to help Canadians make the most of the country’s National Parks

Just in time for the summertime camping season, Parks Canada has released a new app to help Canadians make the most of the country’s natural treasures. The new app provides users with information on Canada’s 39 National Parks and eight Na.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

Leaked guidelines show the controversial content Facebook allows

As Facebook draws ever closer to 2 billion monthly average users, the moderators that remove graphic and extreme content from the platform face an increasingly difficult job. Leaked copies of 100 internal documents obtained by The Guardian show it&rs.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 5 min. ago

Global seed vault receiving upgrades after melting permafrost breaches entrance tunnel

You may have seen worrying news reports last Friday about the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Thanks to slowing increasing global temperatures, melted permafrost around the vault flooded into the 50-foot entrance hall, freezing in place. Thankfully, none.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 5 min. ago

The next Alien VR title could be a theme park attraction

FoxNext appears to be working on a VR title based on the Alien franchise. However, this one is not a game that you will play on your PC or console. Fox is planning on launching it as a “VR experience” similar to Derren Brown's Ghost T.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 5 min. ago