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Government studies say ARPA-E, EPA funding programs don’t need reform

But is it enough to convince conservatives to fund the programs? Enlarge / Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt delivered the press briefing in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, on Friday, J.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 19th, 2017

Banning VPNs and Proxies is Dangerous, IT Experts Warn

In its fight to restrict access to copyrighted content and blocked websites, the Russian government wants to ban the use of anonymization technology including VPNs, proxies, and TOR. In a discussion in parliament this week involving prominent IT expe.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News2 hr. 55 min. ago

Microsoft defends move to disable rival antivirus, cites compatibility issues

Software giant has fired back against accusations from security firm Kaspersky. Microsoft has come forward and admitted that it does, at times, disable third-party antivirus programs in Windows 10, following a barrage of complaints from Kaspers.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

Gadgets to help make your smart home smarter

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You know what they say: once you go smart you never go back. (People say that, right?) Welcome to the smart side, where technology does all the wor.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

Polar bear can"t quite catch her toy ball but we"re all rooting for her

The Oregon Zoo knows you need a video of a polar bear having a blast with a boomer ball, so they pulled through just in time for the weekend.Nora, the polar bear, became a resident of the Oregon Zoo last September and will be taking her definitel.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

Rockstar"s cool with mods, just don"t mess with their online services

The developers behind Grand Theft Auto want the world to know that they're perfectly fine with modders messing around with their games, they just want them to stick to single player while they're doing it. SEE ALSO: Super-dark short film was shot ent.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

Say goodbye to finstas and hello to Instagram "favorites"

You may finally be able to ditch your Finstagram for  good. Instagram is testing out "favorites," a whole new way of sharing photos with certain groups of people.  Basically, the feature allows users to have control over who sees specific p.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

Internet of Things: Smart City Adoption and Market Trends

This IDC Market Perspective discusses the adoption of internet of things (IoT) within the Smart City. Figures and data within this perspective are based on IDC's research on the China Smart City market and IoT usage scenarios related to government, u.....»»

Category: internetSource:  idcRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

Up-Leveling Talent Acquisition: A Need for Deeper Integration within Human Resources and Beyond

This IDC Survey Spotlight features the latest findings from IDC's 2017 Talent Acquisition Survey. Talent acquisition is an increasingly complex element of human capital management — and an increasingly important component of modern business strateg.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

6 Female Founders Accuse VC Justin Caldbeck of Making Unwanted Advances

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Yesterday The Information reported on allegations made by half a dozen women working in the tech industry who say they have faced unwanted and inappropriate advances from Silicon Valley venture cap.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

New algorithm lets you make anything in origami

 They say if you fold 1,000 origami cranes out of individual sheets of paper your deepest wishes will be granted. I tried it once – I was a lonely college kid – and I ended up with pink eye. However, a new paper out of MIT describes.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 4 min. ago

Female founders accuse VC Justin Caldbeck of making unwanted advances

 Yesterday The Information reported on allegations made by half a dozen women working in the tech industry who say they have faced unwanted and inappropriate advances from Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Justin Caldbeck, co-founder and managi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 4 min. ago

Tesla Is "In Talks" To Build a Factory In China

Tesla confirmed yesterday that it is "in talks" with the municipal government of Shanghai to manufacture its vehicles in the country. Tesla said in a statement: "Tesla is working with the Shanghai Municipal Government to explore the possibility of es.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

Look out, Kevin Bacon! The EU’s tunneling robot looks like a worm from "Tremors"

Need helping tunneling? This large, worm-inspired, autonomous underground burrowing robot uses ultrasound and a large drilling head to break apart whatever material is put in front of it. The post Look out, Kevin Bacon! The EU’s tunneling robot loo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

Airless, 3D-printed concept tires can’t go flat, never need replacement

Unlike traditional tires, which must be replaced every few years, Michelin's new 3D printed tires will regenerate new tread -- and maybe even outlast your car. The post Airless, 3D-printed concept tires can’t go flat, never need replacement app.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

Don ‘Justice League’ masks using augmented reality effects inside Facebook

Become one of the five members of the Justice League using effects from the upcoming movie inside Facebook's AR Studio. The new mask allows users to take a photo as Aquaman, Batman, Cyborg, The Flash or Wonder Woman. The post Don ‘Justice Leagu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

This week in games: Homeworld"s lost expansion returns, 15 minutes of Beyond Good & Evil 2

E3 is over. Time to settle in for the slow summer months, crank the air conditioning, peruse the Steam Summer Sale, and dream of all the games we’ll be playing in a few months. Mostly Wolfenstein II, I think.And if you need proof the summer’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

MSI employee confirms concerns over high TDP of AMD Vega graphics cards

AMD's upcoming Vega line is likely to need a lot of power to run, more so than other high-end graphics cards. That has now been confirmed in some sense by MSI's marketing director, who said that they draw a "damn lot." The post MSI employee confirms.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

This tunneling robot is basically a robotic version of the worm from ‘Tremors’

Need helping tunneling? This large, worm-inspired, autonomous underground burrowing robot uses ultrasound and a large drilling head to break apart whatever material is put in front of it. The post This tunneling robot is basically a robotic version o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

MSI marketing director reportedly claims Vega RX ‘needs a damn lot of power’

AMD's upcoming Vega line is likely to need a lot of power to run, more so than other high-end graphics cards. That has now been confirmed in some sense by MSI's marketing director, who said that they draw a "damn lot." The post MSI marketing director.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

Samsung Begins Production of Exynos i T200 SoC for Miniature IoT Devices

Samsung on Thursday said it had begun to mass-produce its first SoC for miniature IoT devices, the Exynos i T200. Aimed at devices that do not need a lot of compute power, but require ultra-low standby power consumption, the first Exynos i SoC integ.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News11 hr. 56 min. ago