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How Naked Mole Rats Can Survive Without Oxygen for 18 Minutes

Naked mole rats can survive 18 minutes with zero oxygen and suffer no ill effects thanks to a molecular trick that lets them metabolize fructose......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 20th, 2017

Shutterstock defends its photos against Google’s watermark-removal AI

Engineers at photo stock site Shutterstock have designed a "watermark randomizer" to improve the security of its millions of images. It comes after Google showed it was possible to remove a watermark without degrading the image. The post Shutterstock.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News49 min. ago

Social Capital to help startups go public without an IPO

 Silicon Valley venture firm Social Capital plans to help startups go public without the dreaded IPO process. And it’s something different than what Spotify is doing.  Social Capital is creating a shell company known as a “SPAC̶.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

You can use your own iPhone to get Virgin"s $1-a-year plan

Looks like Virgin Mobile is on a mission to sign up as many iPhone users as it can. The carrier has just announced that you can now bring your own iPhone and enjoy its $1-a-year subscription offer. When the company began exclusively catering.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Look out, warehouse workers – this automated forklift is coming for your job

Robots and autonomous vehicles are everywhere -- and warehouses are no exception. The new Seegrid GP8 Series 6 forklift can pick up and move heavy loads, all without needing human assistance. The post Look out, warehouse workers – this automate.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 48 min. ago

Hasbro, TripAdvisor bring vacations in update of the Game of Life

While the Game of Life is 60 years old, it's remained unchanged -- until now. Working with TripAdvisor, Hasbro is adding vacations to the game for the first time. Players can pick destinations, and encounter travel headaches. The post Hasbro, TripAdv.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

Doing meth raises the risk of strokes in young people

Strokes aren’t common under the age of 45, but people who use methamphetamine are almost five times more likely to have a type of stroke that can be fatal.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display (2017) review

Apple’s Retina 5K remains one of the most pixel-dense screens available. But can it defeat newer Windows systems with faster hardware? Read our Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display review to find out. The post Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display (2017).....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

Three things that every startup should consider before the fundraising tide goes out

 Now is the time for startups to engage in strategic planning so that future liquidity needs will be met. This article discusses market trends and how debt financing and other protective measures can engineer optionality that can help a startup.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

Microsoft"s "Insiders" can test Windows 10 S on any PC

Microsoft's Windows Insiders program lets interested users test future versions of the operating system before they're released to the public. While owners of Windows 10 S, Microsoft's app-based light operating system, were ab.....»»

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

A startup aims to stop gentrification, with help from the tech industry

At Ars Technica Live, entrepreneur and civic organizer Catherine Bracy explains how. At Ars Technica Live, Catherine Bracy talked about her nonprofit startup TechEquity, and how the tech industry can mitigate the housing crisis. (video.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

Self-driving forklift takes the human factor out of warehouse work

Robots and autonomous vehicles are everywhere -- and warehouses are no exception. The new Seegrid GP8 Series 6 forklift can pick up and move heavy loads, all without needing human assistance. The post Self-driving forklift takes the human factor out.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

Ojo wants to be the electric scooter for commuters, but it’s not there yet

Commuting in a busy city like San Francisco can be annoying — between all the cars, bikes, Boosted Boards and other electric gizmos zipping and weaving through lanes. The Ojo Electric scooter, while it might help with your personal traffic woes.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

The Escapists 2 Brings Four Players Together For Co-Op Prison Breaks

Four allies can drop in or out of multiplayer prison breaks, working together to execute a big, complex plan, or seperately to see who can get out of jail the fastest. Read The Escapists 2 Brings Four Players Together For Co-Op Prison Breaks on Silic.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News11 hr. 47 min. ago

Windows 10 S is now available to beta testers

Try out Windows 10 S on your PC if you can meet these certain requirements. Windows 10 S thus far has been locked to hardware like the Surface Laptop or Asus’ latest student laptop, but now you’ll finally be able to install the op.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago

Overwatch Rise And Shine Video Explores Mei’s Origins

The new Overwatch short shows what happened when Mei woke up from her nine year nap and how she managed to survive. Read Overwatch Rise And Shine Video Explores Mei’s Origins on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News12 hr. 23 min. ago

Amazon opens its grocery delivery service to Amazon Business customers

 Amazon Business, the retailer’s free program for business customers offering fast shipping, discounts, purchase approvals, is now expanding to include grocery delivery from AmazonFresh. That means businesses can stock their employee break.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

The Coolala is a $400 portable AC unit that you can take outside

Meet the Coolala, a new Kickstarter project that claims to be "the only solar-powered air conditioner that's truly portable, so you can stay cool anywhere, anytime." You can pre-order it for $442. The post The Coolala is a $400 portable AC unit that.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Google, Walmart Partner to Deliver Goods Right to Your Door Via Google Assistant

Announced this week, with rollout starting late next month, users of Google Assistant (on a phone or through Google Home) can use their voice to order items directly from Walmart. On top of that, starting today, shoppers through Google Express (on th.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

Ask The Wirecutter: Why Leasing a Smartphone May Be Better Than Buying One

Don’t want to spend $700 on the latest smartphone? Leasing one can keep you up-to-date on the newest phone models, with other benefits besides......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

Samsung Unpacked 2017 in under 10 minutes

Samsung Unpacked 2017 in under 10 minutes.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago