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Google Maps Lets You Record Your Parking Location, Time Left At the Meter

Google Maps has received a neat feature that will help users remember where they parked. "This appears as a new menu option when you tap the blue dot, and will place a 'P' icon on the map so you can find your way back to your spot," reports Ars Techn.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

ChipMOS reportedly lands gold bumping orders for AMOLED driver ICs from Samsung

ChipMOS Technologies reportedly has landed orders from Samsung Electronics for providing gold bumping services on 12-inch wafers fabricated to produce AMOLED driver ICs to be used by new iPhone devices, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Time.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News51 min. ago

Why climb Mount Everest when you can run it? Spanish mountaineer sets record

Spanish endurance athlete and mountaineer Kilian Jornet has set a new speed record on Mount Everest by going from Base Camp to the summit -- without using bottled oxygen, Sherpa support, or fixed ropes -- in just 26 hours. The post Why climb Mount Ev.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Meet Stan, a robot that can pick up your car and park it for you

Stan is a robot that wants to park your car for you. The innovative system powering Stan has the potential to utterly transform how large parking lots use space, making them far more efficient than they are now. The post Meet Stan, a robot that can p.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Here’s how Twitter aims to entice you into cosy DM exchanges with brands

Twitter's desire to get users to engage more with brands has led to a new card that aims to encourage a DM exchange. Direct Message Cards offer responses to a question which, when a user selects one, flip into a DM session. The post Here’s how.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 14 min. ago

Speaker Straight From The Past

Remember those tiny black pocket radios that you often saw strung around people’s wrists? They were especially visible during an important cricket match when the device was practically glued to people’s ears.  You could see people walking with t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Keep Your Phone Clean With AVG

Have you ever dealt with an attack on your mobile device or computer? If you have, you know that it’s very difficult to deal with and you can lose a lot of personal information and sometimes even your device. However, the challenge that presents it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News5 hr. 22 min. ago

World"s Smallest Garden lets you grow fresh herbs in the most cramped apartment

The World’s Smallest Garden is a small cylindrical device you place in the top of a regular bottle, which transforms it into a self-watering herb garden in seconds. Now available on Kickstarter. The post World's Smallest Garden lets you grow f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 30 min. ago

When AI Botches Your Medical Diagnosis, Who"s To Blame?

Robert Hart has posed an interested question in his report on Quartz: When artificial intelligence botches your medical diagnosis, who's to blame? Do you blame the AI, designer or organization? It's just one of many questions popping up and starting.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 58 min. ago

Cats keep jumping on your countertops? This robot will scare them off

CatNani is a robot that will tirelessly guard the tabletops in your home, scaring off any cats that jump up using an ultrasonic warning or quick burst of harmless citronella spray. The post Cats keep jumping on your countertops? This robot will scare.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

The Ambi Climate 2 will turn your old AC unit into a smarter version of itself

Ambi Climate has plenty of smarts to go around, now that it's introduced its second model, the Ambi Climate 2. Described as an AI-enhanced air conditioning tool, this smart home device monitors more than just your home's temperature. The post The Amb.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

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. 6 min. ago

Republicans Want To Leave You Voicemail -- Without Ever Ringing Your Cellphone

bricko quotes a report from Recode: The GOP's leading campaign and fundraising arm, the Republican National Committee, has quietly thrown its support behind a proposal at the Federal Communications Commission that would pave the way for marketers to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 14 min. ago

IDC PlanScape: Deploying Multifactor Authentication

This IDC study provides senior technology leaders with a multifaceted approach to multifactor authentication. "Multifactor authentication is a time-tested approach that is finally coming of age," says Mike Chapple, adjunct analyst with IDC's IT Execu.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News8 hr. 30 min. ago

Google Following Your Offline Credit Card Spending To Tell Advertisers If Their Ads Work

One of the new tools Google has announced for its advertisers today promises to tie your offline credit card data together with all your online viewing to tell advertisers exactly what's working as they try to target you and your wallet. Consumerist.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 14 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. 50 min. ago

Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?

Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

Just A Baby app matches hopeful parents

A new dating app lets people search for sperm and egg donors, surrogate mothers and lovers......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News10 hr. 14 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. 30 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. 30 min. ago

Uber loses its general counsel for EMEA

 Another high-up person at Uber has left the company. Jim Callaghan, Uber’s general counsel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, recently stepped down. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago