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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

Report: Apple Watch Series 3 will have LTE but no direct calling.

Report: Apple Watch Series 3 will have LTE but no direct calling......»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News19 hr. 52 min. ago

Crunch Report | Essential Phone Now Available to Order

Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is now available to order and ships soon, ZeroCater expands to providing snacks and Fat Lama is my new favorite startup name. All this on Crunch Report! Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 40 min. ago

OkCupid bans white supremacist “for life,” asks daters to report others

A white supremacist featured in a Charlottesville documentary can’t use OKC anymore. Enlarge (credit: OkCupid) Dating site OkCupid made the unusual move of announcing that it had given a single member a "lifetime" ban on Thursday—and namin.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

PlayStation 4 Update 5.0 Officially Revealed

After the PlayStation 4's 5.0 update was leaked last week, Sony decided to officially reveal what's coming in the update. GameSpot highlights the new features in their report: Some of the enhancements center around streaming using the PS4's built-in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 8 min. ago

Video Is Coming To Reddit

An anonymous reader shares a report from Variety: Videos are coming to Reddit, thanks to a new feature that allows users to upload video clips directly to the service. Reddit rolled out the new video feature Tuesday after testing it with around 200 c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 8 min. ago

Ukraine Hacker Cooperating With FBI In Russia Probe, Says Report

schwit1 shares a report from The Hill: A hacker in Ukraine who goes by the online alias "Profexer" is cooperating with the FBI in its investigation of Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, The New York Times is reporting. Profexer,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American

China’s Alibaba and Tencent have rocketed this year to become global investor darlings, inching up on Facebook and Amazon, as their sway in China grows......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Motorola Patents a Display That Can Heal Its Own Cracked Screen With Heat

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: A patent published today explains how a phone could identify cracks on its touchscreen and then apply heat to the area in an effort to slightly repair the damage. The process relies on something cal.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Judge Dismisses AT&T"s Attempt To Stall Google Fiber Construction In Louisville

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: AT&T has lost a court case in which it tried to stall construction by Google Fiber in Louisville, Kentucky. AT&T sued the local government in Louisville and Jefferson County in February 2016 to s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Details emerge from the Apple-Aetna meeting about the Apple Watch

Want an Apple Watch? You may want to talk to Aetna. According to a report from CNBC, Apple and the insurance company held a number of "secret discussions" last week about making the wearable accessible to Aetna customers. The post Details emerge from.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Chatbot Helps Students Choose Courses

An anonymous reader shares a report: Leeds Beckett University has launched a chatbot to help prospective students find the right course. It follows the publication of A-level results in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Using Facebook Messenger's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

We Print 50 Trillion Pages a Year, and Xerox Is Betting That Continues

An anonymous reader shares a report: For most of its 111-year history, Xerox has been known as one of the tech industry's most innovative companies. Now the legendary copier company is reinventing itself. In January, Xerox made the bold decision to s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Dilution of Whisky -- the Molecular Perspective

From a new published paper in Scientific Report by Bjorn C. G. Karlsson and Ran Friedman: Despite the growing knowledge of the nature of water-alcohol mixtures on a molecular level, much less is known on the interaction of water, alcohol and small so.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Bitcoin Is Forking. Again.

Merely weeks after it was announced that Bitcoin was splitting into two separate entities, the initial version of bitcoin and it's new "bitcoin cash," the network is adding a third version, according to a report. From the article: On Wednesday, a gro.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

New 3D Printing Method to Create Complex, Multi-Cellular Tissues

Researchers from University of Oxford have been working to overcome some of the major challenges of 3D printing living tissues and have just published a report of how they were able to create complex, multi-cellular structures that stay viable and a.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Beware of companies claiming products have AI capabilities

Software companies are exploiting the current artificial intelligence (AI) craze by exaggerating the scope and capabilities of AI in their products, according to a report from Gartner. Gartner tracks product marketing hype with a tool it calls th.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  networkworldRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Report: Cities Have A Very Long Way To Go To Meet The Paris Climate Goals

Cities across the country have committed to taking the lead on climate change, but it’s going to be a long road. As the current administration rolls back environmental regulations–led by a president who believes global warming is.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Oracle Transaction En-queue Waits and Locked Objects

Sometimes it's possible to track down an object causing an en-queue wait from an ASH report. Read on to see how such an investigation begins and what information may be available......»»

Category: databaseSource:  databasejournalRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Sapphire RX Vega Custom GPUs In The Works According To Global VP Marketing

There was a lot of hype surrounding AMD RX Vega GPUs and a lot of that has died down since the GPUs came out and people saw the performance that the GPUs had to offer. While the performance is great, is it not something mind blowing and I think peopl.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Overwatch Now Sends Notifications If Your Reported Player Was Punished

In another step towards improving the reporting feature of Overwatch, notifications will be now sent out to players to confirm that justice has been served. Players who report others for bad behavior in the game will be first sent an email to confirm.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017