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Happiness is on the Wane in the US, UN Global Report Finds

From a report on The Guardian, shared by five anonymous readers: Happiness in the US is declining and is expected to continue on a downward path, with Donald Trump's policies forecast to deepen the country's social crisis. The US has slipped to 15th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

The High-Tech Jobs That Created India"s Gilded Generation Are Disappearing

An anonymous reader shares a report: Information technology services account for 9.5 percent of the India's gross domestic product, according to the India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), but now, after decades of boom, the future of the industry seem.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Super Nintendo Classic Coming in September

Rumors are true. Nintendo is gearing up to launch the SNES Classic, a miniaturized version of the glorious original Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The console will include 21 games when it launches September 29. A report adds: Among the big sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: Automation’s Effect on Developing Tech Economies

Many workers in the United States worry about being replaced by machines. The same is true in countries like India......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

NGEN Partners Gets Exit At Choose Energy

Santa Barbara- and New York-based clean technology investor NGEN Partners has scored an exit at b>Choose Energy, a startup which lets consumers comparison shop for and select electric energy providers, according to a report. The report, from Fortune,.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Supreme Court Partially Revives Travel Ban, Will Hear Appeal

From a report: The U.S. Supreme Court partially revived President Donald Trump's travel ban and said the justices will hear arguments in the fall. The justices said the ban can apply for now only to people who don't have a "credible claim of a bona f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

Google Chrome Bests Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera In Independent Battery Life Tests

An anonymous reader shares a report: YouTuber Linus Tech Tips has pitted Microsoft Edge against Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera and discovered that it does not deliver as strong a performance as Microsoft claims. Linus Tech Tips took four De.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 25 min. ago

WhatsApp is becoming an increasingly popular news source

According to new data from Digital News Report, WhatsApp is becoming an increasingly popular source of news, and in some parts of the world, has overtaken its parent company Facebook as the go-to purveyor of information.  The post WhatsApp is becom.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 34 min. ago

Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: report

Social media giant is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted programming, according to a Wall Street Journal report.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News7 hr. 25 min. ago

Don"t wait for a money transfer in Venmo — just use its debit card

According to a new report, Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in their Venmo accounts to turn around and use these funds to make purchases at brick and mortar stores. The post Don't wait f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 34 min. ago

Touch panel maker GIS raises over US$200 million via GDR sale

Touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) has completed selling 30 million new shares in the form of global depository receipts (GDRs) raising US$207 million to finance capital spending in 2017......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 10 min. ago

Episil planning to raise epi-wafer prices

Taiwan-based Episil, which makes silicon epitaxial wafers as well as providing foundry services at its 5- and 6-inch wafer fabs, plans to revise upward its epi-wafer prices to reflect tight supply, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agenc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 10 min. ago

Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren will step down according to reports

 Panodora’s chief executive and co-founder Tim Westergren intends to hand over the reins at the company, according to a report in Recode citing people familiar with the company’s plans.  Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 9 min. ago

SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours

 SpaceX has succeeded in launching another Falcon 9 into space, this time for client Iridium, a global satellite telecommunications provider. The Iridium-2 mission on Sunday saw a Falcon 9 take off from SpaceX’s Vandenberg Air Force base i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 49 min. ago

Watch SpaceX launch 10 satellites into orbit with a Falcon 9 live right here

 SpaceX is attempting its second launch in under 48 hours today at 4:25 PM EDT (1:25 PM PDT), from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch will be the second for client Iridium, a global telecommunications and data provider. The payl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Venmo is apparently working on a physical debit card

According to a new report, Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in their Venmo accounts to turn around and use these funds to make purchases at brick and mortar stores. The post Venmo is apparent.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

What Happens When Geoengineers "Hack The Planet"?

Dan Drollette shares an article by an Oxford physics professor who's concerned about the popularity of radical new proposals to fight global warming. The Christian Science Monitor wonders if it's time to re-engineer our climate. MIT's Technology Rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Researcher Finds Critical OpenVPN Bug Using Fuzzing

"Guido Vranken recently published 4 security vulnerabilities in OpenVPN on his personal blog," writes long-time Slashdot reader randomErr -- one of which was a critical remote execution bug. Though patches have been now released, there's a lesson to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

The People GoFundMe Leaves Behind

citadrianne shares a report from The Outline: President Donald Trump's proposed budget seeks to slash $54 billion from social services including programs like Medicaid and Meals on Wheels. As these resources dry up, crowdfunding websites will further.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Sci-Hub Ordered To Pay $15 Million In Piracy Damages

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Two years ago, academic publisher Elsevier filed a complaint (PDF) against Sci-Hub and several related "pirate" sites. It accused the websites of making academic papers widely available to the pu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Love reading? This OnePlus 5 feature is something you can"t ignore

OnePlus 5 has much to talk about, but we focus on one that really makes sense. Now we all know that the OnePlus 5 is officially unveiled globally and in India. While our team has done the OnePlus 5 review soon after the global launch, I got to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017