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HexH2O drone isn’t just waterproof — it can record below the surface, too

There are drones, and there are submarine drones -- and then there's the HexH2O that explores a little bit of both worlds. Using a number of DJI parts including the motor and camera, the new drone can fly in rain and land on water. The post HexH2O dr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 20th, 2017

Smart cities

Across the globe, cities are installing sensors, smart meters, and other tech to gather data in the hopes of saving money, becoming cleaner, and reducing traffic. These are just a few of the goals of smart cities. From Oslo to San Diego, cities are p.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News24 min. ago

Reverso now lets you translate words using your voice

 Dictionary app Reverso is getting a major update with a focus on voice features. In particular, you can now say a phrase to translate it. This might be particularly useful if you can’t spell a word or when you don’t know anything ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News40 min. ago

Outschool goes to Sesame Street and picks up $1.4 million for its K-12 online learning marketplace

 Now kids can potentially take a class to find out how to get to Sesame Street, thanks to a fresh $1.4 million in new funding for Outschool and its online learning marketplace from Sesame Street’s venture partnership with Collaborative Fun.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News40 min. ago

Hands-on: AMD"s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs Nvidia Titan Xp

AMD’s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition may be a graphics card made for science (specifically, workstations), but gamers are just as eager to see what it says about the consumer version. The company’s already made a splash this year with its Ryzen.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Amazon Dash Wand review: A home shopping device made for a not-too-distant future

Amazon will sell you groceries, one way or another. Case in point: The day before it announced plans to buy Whole Foods for a cool $13.7 billion, it released Amazon Dash Wand, a small Alexa-powered gadget that will likely be just as integral to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 55 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 News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Simplified embedded system development can facilitate software, hardware integration

An embedded system is a dedicated computer system integrating customized software and hardware designed for a specific function. Currently, most embedded systems are applied to industrial, medical, military and aerospace fields, entailing high custom.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

SpaceX scores two rocket landings in just 48 hours

SpaceX scored two rocket landings in just 48 hours over the weekend. The missions, both of which deployed satellites for private companies, saw the SpaceX team overcome some unique challenges. The post SpaceX scores two rocket landings in just 48 hou.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally

An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

Ruined by its airbag scandal, Takata files for bankruptcy protection

Takata has filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan after its 84-year-old business was ruined by a scandal involving faulty airbags. The airbags, some of which exploded with too much force, have been linked to at least 14 deaths. The post Ruined by.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Get the Amazon Echo voice-controlled speaker for $50 off, today only

Today only, you can take $50 off the Amazon Echo smart speaker, which brings it down to just $130. The Echo features Alexa voice control, streaming capability, and a 360-degree speaker that fills your room with sound. The post Get the Amazon Echo voi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Yoyo Wallet raises £12M Series B led by Metro Group to expand in Europe

 The race to digitise the loyalty card just got a shot in the arm with the news that Yoyo Wallet, the European-based mobile payment and customer loyalty platform, has raised a £12 million Series B round, led by the US wholesale and food retail.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago

Profile of Starsky Robotics, which hires truckers to train and eventually remotely control semi-autonomous trucks (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Profile of Starsky Robotics, which hires truckers to train and eventually remotely control semi-autonomous trucks  —  Just before Stefan Seltz-Axmacher offers a job to an engineer at Starsky Robotics Inc., a driverless tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

Mercedes gives dealers more leeway in advertising

Dealers can now focus their local promotions on any business line, not just new-car sales......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 56 min. ago

Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the best Android apps on Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently available. The post Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

Get your new pair of Nike sneakers using augmented reality in the SNKRS app

On Friday, Nike announced that app SNKRS "can now hide the opportunity to purchase certain coveted sneakers within a select image where the sneakers can only be seen and unlocked by viewing the image via the camera function on SNKRS." The post Get y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 4 min. ago

Anthem To Pay $115 Million In The Largest Data Breach Settlement Ever

An anonymous reader quotes CNET: Anthem, the largest health insurance company in the U.S., has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over a 2015 data breach for a record $115 million, according to lawyers for the plaintiffs. The settlement still ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 16 min. ago

Get the most out of your Chromebook with the best Android apps for Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently available. The post Get the most out of your Chromebook with the best Andro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 40 min. ago

Tristan Walker launches FORM to make it easier for women of color to manage their hair

 Growing up, my hair was always a source of frustration, pain and embarrassment. Part of that was because there were very few products made for people like me, with naturally curly and kinky hair. Hence why I just dropped about $140, tax include.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 4 min. ago

How tech companies are recognizing Pride Month

 In the month of June, tech companies celebrated Pride in the best way they know how: small, quirky product updates. With San Francisco and New York’s annual Pride event hitting this weekend, it’s a good time to reflect on just how f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 56 min. ago