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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

Antisocial media?

 As Facebook finds itself publicly on the hook for enabling Russian agents to spread divisive propaganda via its platform, be it in the form of fake news, ‘dark ads’, issue pushing Facebook pages, and even political rallies organiz.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

Classic Arcade Game Heiankyo Alien Finds New Extraterrestrial-Burying Life On Steam

It's time for a good ol' fashioned hole-digging as players dig pits for aliens to fall into, then bury them in Heiankyo Alien. Read Classic Arcade Game Heiankyo Alien Finds New Extraterrestrial-Burying Life On Steam on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News5 hr. 8 min. ago

Tech Companies To Lobby For Immigrant "Dreamers" To Remain In US

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 21 min. ago

Google"s annual report shows more web traffic is encrypted

For several years now, Google has been exerting pressure to increase the usage of HTTPS across the internet. By defaulting to secure connections on both ends, users can be protected from anyone who may intercept or even manipulate data as it.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

Body Camera Study Shows No Effect On Police Use of Force Or Citizen Complaints

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NPR: Having police officers wear little cameras seems to have no discernible impact on citizen complaints or officers' use of force, at least in the nation's capital. That's the conclusion of a study performed.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 53 min. ago

Crunch Report | SoftBank Vision Fund Sequels

SoftBank is planning to create $100 billion Vision Fund sequels, Chariot is temporarily paused in San Francisco and Stitch Fix shows us what a good IPO looks like. All this on Crunch Report. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 45 min. ago

Report: Twitter CEO took a Russian impostor’s bait in 2016

The retweets were for innocent, "positive" stories. And that was the point. Enlarge / Jack Dorsey, co-founder and chief executive officer of Twitter. (credit: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg) As the public learns more about confirmed Russian troll acc.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 9 min. ago

Google Says 64 Percent of Chrome Traffic On Android Now Protected With HTTPS, 75 Percent On Mac, 66 Percent On Windows

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Google's push to make the web more secure by flagging sites using insecure HTTP connections appears to be working. The company announced today that 64 percent of Chrome traffic on Android is now pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 53 min. ago

Body Camera Giant Wants Police To Collect Your Videos Too

tedlistens shares a report from Fast Company: Axon, the police supplier formerly known as Taser and now a leading maker of police body cameras, has also charged into police software with a service that allows police to manage and eventually analyze i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 37 min. ago

Global Light Vehicle Steering Market, 2032

DUBLIN, October 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Light Vehicle Steering Market - Forecasts to 2032" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. This report provides a comprehensive overview of the global OE steering system.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Global Light Vehicle OE Shock Absorbers Market, 2032 - Major Suppliers, Top 14 Markets, Technology Trends and Forecasts

DUBLIN, October 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Light Vehicle OE Shock Absorbers Market - Forecasts to 2032" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. read more.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Global Commercial Vehicle Instrument Cluster Market 2017-2021: Digital Instrument Clusters are the Future of Autonomous Trucks

DUBLIN, October 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Commercial Vehicle Instrument Cluster Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. read more.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Twitter Plans To End Revenge Porn Next Week, Hate Speech In Two

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: In the beginning of 2017, Twitter said it would take on harassment and hate speech. CEO Jack Dorsey said the company would embrace a "completely new approach to abuse on Twitter" with open dialog.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Nyko Nintendo Switch dock users report permanent damage to consoles

A Nyko dock designed for the Nintendo Switch appears to be capable of breaking the console, according to users on Reddit. The dock is one of several released to address the bulky design of Nintendo's original dock. The post Nyko Nintendo Switch dock.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

The AI That Has Nothing to Learn From Humans

An anonymous reader shares a report: Now that AlphaGo's arguably got nothing left to learn from humans -- now that its continued progress takes the form of endless training games against itself -- what do its tactics look like, in the eyes of experie.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Fourth Global 7000 Arrives In Wichita For Flight Testing

Bombardier Aerospace's fourth Global 7000 arrived at its Flight Test Center in Wichita on Sept. 30 to join the first three flight test aircraft currently in evaluation. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

FAA proposal seeks global airline ban on checked consumer gadgets

It’s no secret that lithium-ion batteries can be dangerous if they overheat, and now the FAA is warning that they pose a serious risk for airplanes if checked into baggage. Aircraft cargo sections are equipped with a system designed to put out.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Report: Verizon struggling to launch streaming TV service in crowded field

It's had two delays and now plans to launch in the spring, says Bloomberg. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Scott Olson) Verizon’s long-rumored live TV streaming service appears to be having some issues. Bloomberg reported this past March tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Laptops Could Be Banned From Checked Bags on Planes Due To Fire Risk

Readers share a report: Laptops could be banned from checked baggage on planes due to a fire risk under a proposal being recommended by an international air safety panel. According to a report, an overheating laptop battery could cause a significant.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Childhood cancer survivors commonly stay at jobs to keep health insurance, new study finds

A significant number of childhood cancer survivors are worried about keeping their health insurance, to the point of letting it affect their career decisions, the results of a national cancer survey find......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017