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Hyperloop One Announces 11 Possible US Routes, Completes Vegas Test Track

An anonymous reader writes: Thursday Hyperloop One executives announced that they've finished constructing their 1,640-foot-long "DevLoop" test track in the desert outside Las Vegas. But they also revealed possible U.S. routes for their high-speed tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 8th, 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 News48 min. ago

Watch more than 1,000 humanoid robots dance their way to a world record

More than a 1,000 robots danced their way to a Guinness World Record in China recently, with only 31 one of them toppling over during the attempt. The star of the show was a versatile 18-inch android called Dobi. The post Watch more than 1,000 humano.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip powers Samsung Galaxy Note8

Qualcomm has announced that its premium mobile platform is powering Samsung's latest flagship smartphone for select regions. The Samsung Galaxy Note8 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile platform, which is one of the first commercial SoC.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

Western Digital May Get Toshiba Memory After All

New consortium reportedly has inside track with $17.3 billion bid......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

With 45.7 megapixels and 7 fps, Nikon D850 DSLR is a beast

With a 45.7-megapixel full-frame sensor, full-width 4K video, and high-speed continuous shooting at up to 9 fps, the D850 pushes the envelope of what we thought was possible with a DSLR. The post With 45.7 megapixels and 7 fps, Nikon D850 DSLR is a b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

How cells hack their own genes

DNA in all organisms from yeast to humans encodes the genes that make it possible to live and reproduce. But these beneficial genes make up only 2% of our DNA. Now researchers have unveiled a novel mechanism for gene expression......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Researcher identifies a new way to treat HIV

Medical treatment that targets human proteins rather than ever-mutating viruses may one day help HIV-positive people whose bodies have built a resistance to 'cocktails' currently used to keep them healthy. Now researchers have pinpointed a protein va.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

The science of fluoride flipping

So much of what happens inside cells to preserve health or cause disease is so small or time-sensitive that researchers are just now getting glimpses of the complexities unfolding in us every minute of the day. Now researchers have discovered one suc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 59 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

Former lottery programmer gets 25 years for rigging random number generators in jackpots

Those multi-million dollar lottery winnings are only as random as the computer programs that generate the winning numbers. And who creates the programs? Humans do. Despite strict security protocols, one lottery worker was able to rig the system for h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 47 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. 47 min. ago

Mucker Capital Backs Fraud Prevention Provider Emailage

Santa Monica-based venture investor Mucker Capital is one of the investors in a developer of fraud prevention and identity verification software, which uses email address scoring. Arizona-based Emailage said on Wednesday that it had raised $10M in a.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

"Ruiner" is not just a cyberpunk "Hotline Miami"

Ruiner might be one of the most eye-catching titles showcased at Gamescom -- something that's hard to achieve when every company is bombarding you with posters, flags and bags at every turn. The aggressive, manga-styled protagonist and.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 47 min. ago

Two Fear Effect titles are coming and they won"t be PlayStation exclusives this time

After 16 years, the Fear Effect franchise is being revived. Hana, Rain, Glas, and Deke are hitting the PC and current generation consoles hard with not one, but two new games. Well, one is new; the other is a reboot of the first game which launched i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Hands-on with the Galaxy Note8: Haven’t we seen this before?

With all the same “pros” and “cons” as the S8, the Note8 doesn’t offer much new. "Didn't this device launch earlier this year?" That's the overwhelming feeling I got after a test drive.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

New to Netflix for September

Netflix in September means the streaming premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, new BoJack Horseman, Walking Dead: Season 7, and more. September is coming and Netflix has a big month awaiting us all. And not one just filled with endless Net.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News12 hr. 7 min. ago

Here"s Why People Don"t Buy Things With Bitcoin

An anonymous reader shares a report: One reason for this, if you live in Toronto like me (or anywhere else for that matter), is that there's basically nowhere to spend digital coins in the real world. Coinmap, a service that maps bitcoin-accepting lo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 8 min. ago

Wednesday Poll: Are You Buying the Galaxy Note 8?

Are you ready to spend almost $1,000 on your next smartphone? If so, then the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might just be the one for you. You’ll find it for $930 too, but some carriers are quickly approaching the upper $900s depending on how you plan.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago

Samsung"s Galaxy Note 8 is one of the most expensive phones ever

Samsung"s Galaxy Note 8 is one of the most expensive phones ever.....»»

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

Zombie storm comes back from the (mostly) dead to threaten Gulf Coast with biblical flooding

It's the tropical storms you think are dead but come back to life that you need to be truly afraid of.  One such storm, soon to intensify into Tropical Storm Harvey, is poised to pick up copious amounts of moisture from the bathtub warm waters o.....»»

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