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IBM Unveils Blockchain As a Service Based On Open Source Hyperledger Fabric Technology

IBM has unveiled its "Blockchain as a Service," which is based on the open source Hyperledger Fabric, version 1.0 from The Linux Foundation. "IBM Blockchain is a public cloud service that customers can use to build secure blockchain networks," TechCr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

AAA launches its own app-based car sharing service

Few companies connected to the auto industry can resist the allure of starting their own car sharing service, it seems. After a brief tease, AAA's venture wing has launched Gig, an app-centric car sharing service, in Berkeley and Oakla.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 51 min. ago

These custom camper vans bring easy living to the great outdoors

If you've tried bare-bones van camping and decided you're all-in, but you'd rather invest in something custom-built to your needs and sporting interests, Oregon-based Outside Van is a great place to start. The post These custom camper vans bring easy.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

AAA officially launches its car sharing startup Gig with a giant, sober dance party in Oakland

 Gig, a new car-sharing app created by the emergency roadside assistance service AAA rolled out to the Bay Area today. The startup comes out of A3 Ventures, AAA’s venture arm and the new one-way car sharing service is now active in Oakland.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 7 min. ago

Looking for a fun electronics project? Here’s 12 easy Arduino-based gizmos you can build

If you really want to show off your DIY skills, Arduino projects can be useful, beautiful, and downright impressive. Unfortunately, some also require some serious skill. Check out some of our current favorites. The post Looking for a fun electronics.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago

Apple adds one more year to first-generation Watch warranty

To cover old Apple Watches with swollen battery issues. Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Apple added one extra year to its warranty for some first-generation Apple Watches, according to a note sent to authorized service providers obtained.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

SK Hynix to Ship GDDR6 Memory for Graphics Cards by Early 2018

In a surprising move, SK Hynix has announced its first memory chips based on the yet-unpublished GDDR6 standard. The new DRAM devices for video cards have capacity of 8 Gb and run at 16 Gbps per pin data rate, which is significantly higher than both.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News14 hr. 59 min. ago

Intel-Powered Broadband Modems Highly Vulnerable To DoS Attack

"It's being reported by users from the DSLReports forum that the Puma 6 Intel cable modem variants are highly susceptible to a very low-bandwidth denial-of-service attack," writes Slashdot reader Idisagree. The Register reports: Effectively, if there.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 59 min. ago

Virtual Reality, Apps Add Interactivity to Music Videos

More musicians are using new technology, including 360-degree cameras, virtual reality musical experiences and vertical videos, to reach the smartphone generation of music fans who are discovering new music on their phones and tablets. Pop singer In.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News16 hr. 43 min. ago

How Payment Service Venmo Hatched and Later Sold to PayPal

It only took a few drinks -- and a much-younger Iqram Magdon-Ismail forgetting his wallet at home one night -- for him and his friends to come up with one of the most popular ways of splitting a bill: Venmo. Magdon-Ismail is the co-founder of Venmo.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News16 hr. 43 min. ago

Intel Optane Memory With 3D XPoint Review

Intel Optane Memory is designed to accelerate the storage subsystem on compatible machines, to improve transfer speeds and reduce latency. It is among the first products to leverage 3D XPoint memory technology that was co-developed by Intel.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

How to Talk Across the Aisle When You"re Marching For Science (Or Climate Change)

The March for Science brought historic numbers of scientists to the streets to stand up for evidence-based reasoning, but whether it actually helped heal the partisan divide on issues like climate change is far less certain. A cursory look at the pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

WMA is popular, but your MP3 player might not handle it – here’s how to convert

The WMA codec may be great when it comes to multi-channel surround sound, but unfortunately, it falters in terms of compatibility. Check out our guide on how to convert WMA files to MP3 via web-based or desktop methods. The post WMA is popular, but y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. The head of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Giant companies that won’t buy your startup

 Huge companies in fast-changing, technology-intensive businesses buy startups. After all, they have the money and need fresh entrepreneurial talent to tap new markets and stay abreast of disruption. That’s the collective wisdom about M&A.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Pentium G4560 CPU by Intel Review

We tested the Pentium G4560, a low cost dual-core CPU with Hyper-Threading technology, from the new Intel Kaby Lake family. Check it out! ... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Italian Police Say Amazon Has Evaded $142 Million of Taxes

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Milan tax police have told Amazon they believe the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros ($142 million) of taxes in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Friday. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Speed of poop: Big or small, mammals drop a deuce in ~12 secs, study finds

Hydrodynamic model of defecation takes size, rectal pressure, and mucus into account. Enlarge (credit: Brandon Weeks) In 2015, mechanical engineers at Georgia Institute of Technology calculated that all mammals take about the same amount of ti.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Self-driving technology could boost market for mergers and acquisitions

The race to deploy self-driving cars could bring new life to the mergers and acquisitions market......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

FNR-X concept spotlights Chevy"s new technology

Chevrolet's Chinese FNR-X crossover shows off new elements that will appear in production vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

IDC PeerScape: Practices for High-End Large Format Printer Acquisition and Operation

This IDC study is designed to provide insights from companies that have made the investment in high-end large format production technology on some of their best policies and practices to ease the decision for others considering doing the same."Making.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017