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

Mindbody Plans To Raise $120M In Secondary Offering

San Luis Obispo-based software maker Mindbody said on Tuesday that it plans to launch a secondary offering, selling 4,400,000 shares of its stock, or approximately $120M. The company trades on the NASDAQ Global Market as MB. The offering comes two ye.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News14 hr. 26 min. ago

Aragon Research Sees Digital Work Hubs as Solution to Collaboration Tool Overload

The overwhelming number of collaboration and content applications are getting in the way of employee productivity.  That's the conclusion Aragon Research came to in a report it released today. The solution, the authors suggest, is for organiz.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News15 hr. 10 min. ago

Study says drivers don"t trust ride-hailing firms to build self-driving cars

Consumers are less likely to view ride-hailing companies as reliable autonomous-vehicle manufacturers, according to a global study published by Inrix......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 10 min. ago

Hackers Unlock Samsung Galaxy S8 With Fake Iris

From a Motherboard report: Despite Samsung stating that a user's irises are pretty much impossible to copy, a team of hackers has done just that. Using a bare-bones selection of equipment, researchers from the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) show in a vide.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: AlphaGo Shows How Far Artificial Intelligence Has Come

The computer program DeepMind’s AlphaGo has defeated the top-ranked Chinese Go player, Ke Jie, in the first match of a three-game series......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

Global Smartphone Sales Grow as Apple, Samsung Lose Share

As more people around the world become smartphone users, a growing number of them are also willing to pay more for better devices, according to new data released today by the analyst firm Gartner Inc. Gartner's sales report for the first quarter of.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

WannaCry Event Underscores Need for Risk-Based Defenses, Say IDC Security Experts

A new IDC report offers practical advice on how to take a risk-based approach to risk mitigation for improved security and data protection......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Study says drivers don"t trust Uber to build self-driving cars

Consumers are less likely to view ride-hailing companies as reliable autonomous-vehicle manufacturers, according to a global study published by Inrix......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Chinese Giant Huawei Gets Serious About PC Business, Announces Plans For Global Expansion

Speaking of new laptops, Chinese conglomerate Huawei plans a global expansion into computers, it said on Tuesday, posing a fresh challenge to established PC players in a market that has suffered two years of falling sales volumes and pressure on marg.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 54 min. ago

Pinterest Lens finds recipes based on your weekend brunch pics

Pinterest announced its image recognition tool back in February, but the company has already added a number of improvements since then. Today, the company is revealing the latest addition to Lens: full dish recognition. This means that when.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 hr. 54 min. ago

Fields had rocky relationship with Trump

Mark Fields' tenure as CEO coincided with a Donald Trump presidential candidacy that cast a harsh spotlight on the company's global production base......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News19 hr. 10 min. ago

LeEco Said To Lay Off Over 80 Percent of US Workforce

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: LeEco, a Chinese company that made a big splash in the U.S. last fall, is preparing for a round of layoffs that may happen as soon as Tuesday, according to sources. Two people told CNBC the company is pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 10 min. ago

Apple saw a jump in security requests at the end of 2016

Transparency reports are the main way that tech companies can tell us that the authorities have been asking to look at user data. In its report for the second half of 2016, Apple said that the number of national security requests spiked cons.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 26 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active shows up, but without a dual-curved display

According to a report, Samsung has launched a rugged version of its Galaxy S flagship smartphones, which all fall under the ‘active’ line –up......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

LeEco reportedly expected to announce massive layoffs on May 23

It looks like LeEco may be scaling back a little. According to a report, the company will announce massive layoffs in a Tuesday Town Hall meeting -- which could signal the end of its big hardware push in the U.S. The post LeEco reportedly expected to.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 46 min. ago

Could Giant Alien Structures Be Dimming a Far Away Star?

sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: Astronomers and alien life enthusiasts alike are buzzing over the sudden dimming of an otherwise unremarkable star 1300 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus. KIC 8462852 or "Tabby's star" ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Chinese trio carve up a quarter of global smartphone sales in Q1: Gartner

 The global smartphone market grew 9.1 per cent in the first quarter of this year, according to Gartner’s latest stats, and growth is being driven by a trio of Chinese device makers. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Resident Evil Getting Rebooted Into a Six-Film Franchise

Martin Moszkowicz, chairman of the board at Constantin Film, confirmed to Variety at the Cannes Film Festival that the "Resident Evil" movie franchise is getting rebooted into a six-film franchise. From the report: The franchise was set to end with t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Sperm Stored In Space Produces Healthy Baby Mice On Earth

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Reproduction may be possible in space, Japanese researchers have said, after freeze-dried sperm stored on the International Space Station for nine months produced healthy offspring. The scientist.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

More Evidence Points to North Korea in Ransomware Attack

Researchers at the security company Symantec have found more digital clues that offer hints to who was responsible for the global incident......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017