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Hyperloop One Reveals Test Track Progress

Hyperloop One has released the first photographs of its "proof of concept" test track near Las Vegas, Nevada, and there's now also a couple short videos online. Slashdot reader angry tapir quotes Computerworld: The company revealed its progress on Tu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 12th, 2017

From EV fleets to LED streetlights, San Diego is America’s premier smart city

Long described as a big city that doesn’t feel like one, San Diego is quickly becoming the gold standard for how to develop, deploy and demonstrate technologies that help its environment, its economy, and its infrastructure. The post From EV fleets.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News27 min. ago

Tesco launches one-hour grocery deliveries in London, powered by Quiqup

 The grocery delivery wars look set to get cooking… UK supermarket chain Tesco has announced the launch today of a one-hour delivery service in central London called Tesco Now — echoing Amazon’s Prime Now delivery branding. Rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News42 min. ago

Tech Fix: What’s Changing in Uber’s New App

The company has been dogged by scandal for months. One response: changes to its all-important app......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News59 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. 58 min. ago

Kinpo Electronics to add 2 factories in the Philippines

Kinpo Electronics will add to its two factories in the Philippines by establishing two more due to increased OEM orders of home-use smart appliances from UK-based Dyson, with one to start production in the third quarter of 2017 and other in the secon.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 26 min. ago

Wefox acquires digital insurance carrier One

 Wefox, the insurance platform that enables customers, insurance brokers and insurance providers to transact and manage insurance products digitally, has acquired One, a fully digital and newly launched insurance provider. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

Ohio sites hacked with IS message

Governor John Kasich's site is one of those attacked, posting a threat to President Donald Trump......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

2-4-1 Disrupt Berlin tickets released this Thursday

 Alright European startup fans, we’ve got quite the deal for you — we’ll soon be releasing a batch of 50 Disrupt Berlin 2017 tickets at the deeply discounted rate of two for the price of one. Yes, you read that right. This even.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Article: As Ad Blocker Use Grows, Publishers Face New Challenges

Advertisers and publishers are under constant pressure to better target, deliver and track their messages to consumers. But many consumers feel bombarded by the ad experience. Here are some strategies that publishers are using to get around the probl.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 50 min. ago

The “last mile” in education and training

 After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. – a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. One question t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 58 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 News7 hr. 58 min. ago

Elias Burstein, Pioneer in Semiconductors, Dies at 99

Mr. Burstein was one of the first scientists to use lasers to do research on semiconductors and insulators, and held patents for a method to increase the semiconducting capacity of silicon......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools

 Cover Apple for a while and you start to notice a general cadence to the company’s behavior and strategy. To name one example, consider the last several macOS releases. In 2009, , Apple announced Snow Leopard, which famously eschewed new.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 18 min. ago

Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia

Long-time Slashdot reader tsu doh nimh writes: Brian Krebs has an interesting piece this week on one reason that so many talented hackers (malicious and benign) seem to come from Russia and the former Soviet States: It's the education, stupid. Krebs'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 26 min. ago

Protect your modular midranger with one of the best Moto Z2 Play cases

Whether you want to cover up your phone's mod connector or simply protect your Android device from unexpected bumps and falls, we've compiled the best Moto Z2 Play cases in existence. The post Protect your modular midranger with one of the best Moto.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 42 min. ago

Watch live: SpaceX to test “significantly upgraded” grid fins Sunday

The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:24pm ET. Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX) Chances are, if you're a SpaceX employee, you've had a busy weekend. On Friday, the company succ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 58 min. ago

There’s a better way to build your startup

 If a startup founder could peer 8 years into the future and see a company that has become the symbol for disruptive culture, one that has raised over $8 billion on a valuation of $67 billion, that has a worldwide presence in hundreds of cities,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 58 min. ago

VC Justin Caldbeck raised funding in email to accuser ahead of scandal breaking

 TechCrunch has reviewed an email allegedly sent by VC Justin Caldbeck, of Binary Capital, to one of the female founders who have accused him of inappropriate behavior — which suggests he tried to use his influence as an investor to encour.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 18 min. ago

For Sunday’s launch, SpaceX to test “significantly upgraded” grid fins

The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:24pm ET. Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX) Chances are, if you're a SpaceX employee, you've had a busy weekend. On Friday, the company succ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News20 hr. 42 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 News21 hr. 50 min. ago