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Glimpse into Amazon"s futuristic living spheres

Amazon is showing off its bizarre plant-filled balls on Instagram.  The company calls them "The Spheres" and they've been in construction around its Seattle headquarters for the past few years.  The Spheres, as seen from 7th Ave, are sit.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableMar 20th, 2017

Mazda wants new CMO to lead upscale climb

Mazda's new US marketing chief, Dino Bernacchi, joins the brand at a precarious time, as it attempts to move from its youthful 'Zoom Zoom' image into a higher tier......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

Oh God, Disney"s Avatar Ride Sings Now

Ever wondered what sailing down the River Styx would be like? Taking a boat into a scary and unknown world, only to be greeted by a terrifying figure signaling your impending fate? Thanks, Disney!Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News7 hr. 39 min. ago

Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it

Antibiotic immunity is leading us into an age of unstoppable superbacteria, but one Oregon scientist has a plan to reverse the tide by rewriting bacterial DNA with a sophisticated new tool: PPMOs. The post Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 39 min. ago

Nyne wrestles into the rugged Bluetooth speaker space in style with the Rock

With 65 Watts of power, water-resistant housing, and ample battery life, Nyne's latest portable Bluetooth speaker would seem to pair perfectly with outdoor events. Check out our quick review to find out if it's right for you. The post Nyne wrestles i.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 55 min. ago

Amazon Sees Echo and Alexa as Its Biggest Opportunity

Without revealing specifics, Amazon executives Thursday offered the biggest clue yet that Amazon Echo products are kind of a big deal. In a conference call with analysts highlighting its first-quarter results, Amazon specifically called out its voice.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

You’ll never sleep alone in this Cadillac Fleetwood hearse camper conversion

A low-mileage 21-year old Cadillac Fleetwood hearse converted into a motorhome is listed on eBay. The 20-foot vehicle has a custom paint job, solar energy package, and plenty of room to stretch out. The post You’ll never sleep alone in this Cad.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 15 min. ago

Italian Police Say Amazon Has Evaded $142 Million of Taxes

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Milan tax police have told Amazon they believe the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros ($142 million) of taxes in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Friday. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 31 min. ago

Speed of poop: Big or small, mammals drop a deuce in ~12 secs, study finds

Hydrodynamic model of defecation takes size, rectal pressure, and mucus into account. Enlarge (credit: Brandon Weeks) In 2015, mechanical engineers at Georgia Institute of Technology calculated that all mammals take about the same amount of ti.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 47 min. ago

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

 This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to crea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 31 min. ago

How the Amazon Echo Look improves privacy

Look! A new Amazon Echo!The Amazon Echo Look is like the original Echo, plus a camera.The $200 device delivers the Alexa virtual assistant. But the camera is optimized for helping you choose clothing to look your best when you get dressed.The Echo.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News20 hr. 47 min. ago

Smartphone ‘Orders’ body to treat diabetes

Scientists have used a smartphone to control the activity of the living cells inside and animal......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

Surgeon Plans To "Reawaken" Cryogenically Frozen Brains, Transplant Them Into Someone Else"s Skull

Sergio Canavero, the Italian surgeon who plans to perform the world's first human head transplant within the next year, says he is preparing to reawaken cryogenically frozen brains and transplant them into someone else's skull. "In an interview with.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Why are lenses so expensive? Watch this Swedish inventor design his own Pretzeval

Think lenses are expensive? Watch how meticulous the process is as this inventor crafts his own Pretzeval, basically from scratch. He even cuts and shapes the glass himself and turns a big piece of metal into the barrel. The post Why are lenses so ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

 Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Betts Recruiting will join the self-descri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

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 NewsApr 28th, 2017

Amazon is shutting down its ‘Underground Actually Free’ program that gives away free Android apps

 Amazon announced it will be shutting down its “Underground Actually Free” program, which offers customers free versions of Android apps that would typically cost money, including those that relied on in-app purchases but were otherw.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Watch hunks of metal and glass become a camera lens in incredible DIY video

Think lenses are expensive? Watch how meticulous the process is as this inventor crafts his own Pretzeval, basically from scratch. He even cuts and shapes the glass himself and turns a big piece of metal into the barrel. The post Watch hunks of metal.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Amazon is shutting down its “Underground Actually Free” program that gives away free Android apps

 Late on Friday, Amazon announced it will be shutting down its “Underground Actually Free” program which offers customers free versions of Android apps that would typically cost money, including those that relied on in-app purchase.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

5 Amazon Fire TV Problems & Fixes

5 Amazon Fire TV Problems & Fixes.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

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 NewsApr 28th, 2017