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How architecture can help fight homelessness in L.A.?

In the last two elections, Los Angeles voters overwhelmingly supported both Proposition HHH and Measure H, which combined will permanently rehouse thousands of people living on L.A.’s streets ... The post How architecture can help fight homelessnes.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabMar 13th, 2017

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 News1 hr. 7 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 News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Toshiba and the Parable of Flash

Spinning off its flagship NAND flash memory business could help save struggling Toshiba. But 30 years ago the company nearly squandered its leadership role in the flash revolution......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News2 hr. 59 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 News4 hr. 39 min. ago

BMW dealers look to Kuhnt to get brand back on track

BMW dealers say they need fresh product, more trucks, competitive lease rates and a return to the "Ultimate Driving Machine" days. They're looking at Bernhard Kuhnt for help......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 39 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 News5 hr. 31 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 News7 hr. 47 min. ago

Australian Officials Want Encryption Laws To Fight "Terrorist Messaging"

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: Two top Australian government officials said Sunday that they will push for "thwarting the encryption of terrorist messaging" during an upcoming meeting next week of the so-called "Five Eyes" group of English-.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 7 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 News12 hr. 23 min. ago

The latest company to jump on the AR bandwagon is Nike and its partner SNKRS

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 The l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart"s business (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart's business  —  Wal-Mart is telling some technology companies that if they want its business, they can't run applications for.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News17 hr. 59 min. ago

Dobot Magician Robotic Arm

The Dobot Magician is an all-in-one smart robotic arm offering multiple features including drawing, 3D printing, laser engraving, and production line integration all with the help of a unified driver program. It has an excellent 0.2 mm prec.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News18 hr. 31 min. ago

A pigeon-piloted bomb, odd powders, and cryptic science—Ars goes to NIST

Glimpse into the agency’s archive of scientific objects and help identify unknown ones. Enlarge / This Priest-Lange Reflectometer helps measure colors. It was inspired to help end a feud about the "yellowness" of margarine. GAITHERSBURG, Md.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

What Happens When Geoengineers "Hack The Planet"?

Dan Drollette shares an article by an Oxford physics professor who's concerned about the popularity of radical new proposals to fight global warming. The Christian Science Monitor wonders if it's time to re-engineer our climate. MIT's Technology Rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Programmable drums and self-making bedsheets

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Programmable drums and self-maki.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 15 min. ago

Your medical records can now be removed from Google search results

Google began to remove private medical records from results, because yes, prior to this, you could actually look that up online. Google quietly made the change with an update to its Removal Policies. The post Your medical records can now be removed f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Account Registrations Enable "Password Reset Man In The Middle" Attacks

"Attackers that have set up a malicious site can use users' account registration process to successfully perform a password reset process on a number of popular websites and messaging mobile applications, researchers have demonstrated." Orome1 quotes.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Can Volvo"s Polestar performance unit capture that Tesla magic?

The spinoff of Polestar could help the new performance brand escape Volvo's reputation for practicality......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Review

Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Review is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. Small businesses and large enterprises can’t use just any laptops. Their notebooks need decent displays and solid battery life. They must have solid frames that can handle a.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

The Best 2-in-1 PC You Can Buy

If you can’t decide if you need a tablet or a notebook, then don’t bother. The best 2-in-1 laptops are both, and they can provide all the power you need. Check out our list for the best 2-in-1s for any user. The post The Best 2-in-1 PC You Can Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017