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Google to hit 100% renewable energy by the end of the year

Google runs some of the world's largest data centers which implies a lot of energy consumption, and that doesn't come cheap. But the costs are not just monetary either, with Google focusing heavily on their carbon footprint in recent years. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotOct 12th, 2017

Google adds stronger security features for hacking targets

Google just released its most powerful security feature yet. The search giant announced on its blog Tuesday morning the new Advanced Protection Program, which is intended to protect people who are at a high risk of being hacked. This means high-profi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News24 min. ago

Give Google a bone — Google Photos can now identify different pets

Pets are members of the family too, right? Google Photos can now automatically tag individual pets and search by breed. The update uses enhanced computer vision powered by machine learning to recognize different pets. The post Give Google a bone R.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News32 min. ago

With the TicHome Mini, you can take Google Assistant with you anywhere

You don't need a Google Home or a Pixel phone to take your Google Assistant everywhere you go. Meet the new TicHome Mini from Chinese artificial intelligence company Mobvoi. Take Google Assistant with you whenever you need to be.  The post With the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News32 min. ago

Google Maps turns off its controversial calorie feature after backlash

While Google's calorie-counting feature was intended to encourage folks to forego other forms of transportation in favor of a more environmentally friendly and healthful option, it had a rather triggering effect on some users.  The post Google Maps.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News32 min. ago

Chrysler Introduces S Appearance Package for Pacifica

Ever since its release last year, the Chrysler Pacifica has been winning awards from the industry and praise from a wide array of drivers with differing lifestyles. But what about drivers who still think minivans are “uncool?” Perhaps the.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News56 min. ago

9to5Toys Last Call: 9.7″ iPad Wi-Fi 128GB $399, SanDisk 128GB Wireless Flash Drive $56, TP-Link Wi-Fi Router $42, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News56 min. ago

Levi’s is already working with Google on a second smart jacket

Levi's connected denim jacket went on sale three weeks ago, but CEO Chip Bergh said it's already working with Google on a version 2.0. At Wall Street Journal's D. Live conference, Bergh said that the new one will have even mor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News56 min. ago

Lawyer uses “too fat” defense to try and help client stay out of prison

A Florida attorney filed a petition saying a nearly six-and-a-half year prison term would eat up most of his client’s time left to live, due to the client’s large weight. Attorney Curtis Fallgatter somehow calculated his client Stephen Donaldson.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News56 min. ago

Marines Sent Team to Middle East to Test Cyber Vulnerabilities

The Marine Corps marked a milestone earlier this year when it deployed a first-of-its-kind cyber protection team to the Middle East to help crisis response... The Marine Corps marked a milestone earlier this year when it deployed a first-of-its-k.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

Google Serves Fake News Ads in an Unlikely Place: Fact-Checking Sites

Google placed ads linking to blatantly bogus stories on Snopes and PolitiFact, sites created precisely to dispel such falsehoods......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

Tesla’s bad week includes racist drawings and hundreds of layoffs

Right now, Tesla is hustling like never before to get Model 3s out the door and into customers' driveways, in time for a self-imposed deadline of the first deliveries by the end of the month. The last thing Tesla needs right now? Non-production-rela.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Monster Energy Supercross Is the Official Monster Energy Supercross Game

A career mode, track editor, and officially licensed bikes, arenas, and racers, fill out this supercross sim. Dirt track motorcycle racing and Monster Energy drink are together again for Monster Energy Supercross: The Official Videogame, the of.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Trump plummets down Forbes 400 list of richest Americans

President Donald Trump was a loser on Forbes' annual 400 richest Americans list. He was 156 on last year’s list, when he was worth $3.7 billion. On this year’s list, released Tuesday, he dropped to 248. Now he’s only worth $3.1 bill.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Here are 9 things you probably didn"t know about the classic "Scream" films

It's that time of year, when we turn our attentions to Things about blood, guts and gore. This is our super-sized, 100th episode spectacular of Things You (Probably) Didn't Know, and it's all about Wes Craven's Scream films! Stay tuned all the way to.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Traditional PC Sales Continue To Slide

Sales of traditional PCs continue to decline, although the overall PC market is likely to grow slightly next year. From a report: Traditional PC shipments are forecast to drop by nearly eight percent this year, and another 4.4 percent in 2018, predic.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Regina Dugan Is Leaving Facebook’s Top Secret Lab

The visionary inventor has not announced her next move. Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook’s secretive Building 8 group, is leaving the company early next year, according to a message published on her Facebook page. She has not announced her n.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

You don’t need an expensive phone, so don’t buy one

This year is the first in smartphone hardware in a long time in which I felt like no game-changing changes came from any company. The smartphones revealed by HTC, Samsung, Apple, and the rest – they were all solid. But we’ve reached a poi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Canada says Alphabet will invest $50M+ to help develop a section of Toronto"s waterfront as a testbed for smart city concepts and will move 300 employees (Reuters)

Reuters: Canada says Alphabet will invest $50M+ to help develop a section of Toronto's waterfront as a testbed for smart city concepts and will move 300 employees  —  OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc, the owner of Google, wil.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Google unveils Pixel Visual Core, its first custom-designed SoC

Google earlier this month announced its second-generation flagship Android smartphone, the Pixel 2 (and Pixel 2 XL). The handsets, slated to arrive on October 19 and November 15, respectively, are driven by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835. On.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Massive Methane Leak in 2015 Left California Residents With Elevated Uranium, Styrene Levels: Study

Two years after a well blowout dumped over 100,000 tons of methane into Southern California, residents are still suffering significant health problems and are showing elevated levels of various heavy metals and benzene-related chemicals. The post Mas.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago