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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

Article: Facebook and Twitter Now Have Original Content, but Can Viewers Find It?

David Oksman, head of global strategic communications planning and US activation at Reebok, shares his perspective on the advertising opportunities presented by original video content on social media......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 20 min. ago

Global 2Q17 NAND flash market posts 8% growth, says DRAMeXchange

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$13.22 billion in the second quarter of 2017, up 8% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 36 min. ago

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments fall 11.8% on year in 2Q17

Smartphone shipments in the China market stayed flat on quarter but fell 11.8% on year to 94.1 million units in the second quarter of 2017, accounting for 28.9% of total global smartphone shipments, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 36 min. ago

China PCB firms step up capacity expansion

China-based PCB manufacturers including Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) and Jiangxi Holitech Technology have moved to expand their production capacities eyeing a bigger piece of the global PCB market, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 36 min. ago

iPhone 8"s 3D Face Scanner Will Work In "Millionths of a Second"

According to a report by the Korea Herald, Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 will ditch the fingerprint identification in favor of 3D face recognition, which will work "in the millionths of a second." PhoneArena reports: The Samsung Galaxy series were among.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Crunch Report | Google Pays Apple Lots of $$$ for Search

Google pays Apple lots of money for search, Uber’s next CEO could possibly be Jeff Immelt, Volkswagen electric Microbus is going on sale in 2022 and the Tesla Model X beat a Lambo in a drag race. All this on Crunch Report. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 36 min. ago

DJI Spark Owners Must Update Firmware By September, Or Their Machines Will Be Bricked

garymortimer shares a report from sUAS News: News has arrived of a mandatory firmware update from DJI. Owners of DJI's latest and smallest quadcopter must update their firmware by September the 1st or their machines will automatically ground themselv.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 44 min. ago

Facebook could lose younger teens for the first time ever

Bad news for Facebook: American teens aren't interested anymore.  A new report from eMarketer released Monday predicted Facebook usage by 12-to-17-year-olds will decline this year — the first time it’s estimated a drop in Facebook us.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

Third Party Trackers On Web Shops Can Identify Users Behind Bitcoin Transactions

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Help Net Security: More and more shopping websites accept cryptocurrencies as a method of payment, but users should be aware that these transactions can be used to deanonymize them -- even if they are using bl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

Energy Firm Slapped With $65,000 Fine For Making 1.5 Million Nuisance Calls

A UK firm offering people energy-saving solutions has been fined after making almost 1.5 million unsolicited calls without checking if the numbers were registered on the UK's opt-out database. From a report: Southampton-based Home Logic used a dialle.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

The iPhone 8 could recognize your face in "millionths of a second"

The iPhone 8 is expected to launch in September and will likely be packed with a bunch of new hardware including facial recognition technology. Now, a new report from the Korean Herald claims that the facial recognition technology used in the device.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 12 min. ago

Microsoft Outlines the Upgrade Procedures For Xbox One X

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The easiest way to get all your games to the new system, as outlined by Microsoft Vice President Mike Ybarra, will be to just put them on an external USB hard drive and then plug that drive into.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 44 min. ago

Hacked smart devices double as surveillance tools, new research finds

Hackers can turn smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs into surveillance tools by hacking the devices and accessing their microphones, according to a new study out of the University of Washington The post Hacked smart devices double as surveillance too.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 36 min. ago

Meeting and Hotel Booking Provider"s Data Found in Public Amazon S3 Bucket

Leaks of personal and business information from unsecured Amazon S3 buckets are piling up. From a report: The latest belongs to Groupize, a Boston-area business that sells tools to manage small group meetings as well as a booking engine that handles.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 28 min. ago

Millennials are not the most loyal when it comes to apps, Nielsen finds

Per Nielsen's latest volume of its Millennials on Millennials report, it would appear that millennials are not exactly the most loyal of customers, and this trend applies even in the realm of digital services.  The post Millennials are not the most.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 52 min. ago

Elon Musk Wants To Save Us from Killer Robots

Several global robotics technology leaders, including Tesla founder Elon Musk, submitted an open letter to the United Nations, imploring governments to issue ban on "lethal autonomous weapons," also known as killer robots. "Lethal autonomous weapons.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News15 hr. 28 min. ago

Supreme Court Asked To Nullify the Google Trademark

Is the term "google" too generic and therefore unworthy of its trademark protection? That's the question before the US Supreme Court. From a report: What's before the Supreme Court is a trademark lawsuit that Google already defeated in a lower court......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 36 min. ago

UK.gov To Treat Online Abuse as Seriously as Hate Crime in Real Life

The UK's Crown Prosecution Service has pledged to tackle online abuse with the same seriousness as it does hate crimes committed in the flesh. From a report: Following public concern about the increasing amount of racist, anti-religious, homophobic a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Render of Possible Nest Lite Hits the Web

Back in March, a report stated that Nest was working on a sub-$200 smart thermostat. Since then, we haven’t heard a peep. Last Friday, though, as we were all closing up shop, @evleaks posted what appears to be a render of Nest’s upcoming.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago

Younger consumers use two or more apps for streaming music, mobile messaging, says Nielsen

 Millennials’ reputation for a lack of brand loyalty extends to digital services, according to a new report out from Nielsen this morning. The measurement firm’s latest study looks into how the generation consisting of 18 to 34-year-.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago