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In The First Months of Trump Era, Facebook And Apple Spent More On Lobbying Than They Ever Have

An anonymous reader shares a report: According to federal lobbying disclosures filed Thursday, Facebook and Apple set their all-time record high for spending in a single quarter. Facebook spent $3.2 million lobbying the federal government in the firs.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 21st, 2017

Why are lenses so expensive? Watch this Swedish inventor design his own Pretzeval

Think lenses are expensive? Watch how meticulous the process is as this inventor crafts his own Pretzeval, basically from scratch. He even cuts and shapes the glass himself and turns a big piece of metal into the barrel. The post Why are lenses so ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News57 min. ago

Weekly Rewind: Go karts on the high seas, security bots, and NASA probes

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News57 min. ago

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

 Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Betts Recruiting will join the self-descri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

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 News1 hr. 20 min. ago

IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: IT Security in Australia, 2017

"2016 has been a record high when it comes to breaches at both the global and local levels, which is pushing Australian organisations to gain awareness on their assets, the risks to which they are exposed to, as well as on how to mitigate the loss of.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Head in the stars, Elon Musk muses on the future at TED Conference

The engineer, business mogul and inventor considers goal of reaching the surface of Mars integral to progress on Earth.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

MIT Creates 3D-Printing Robot That Can Construct a Home Off-Grid In 14 Hours

Kristine Lofgren writes: Home building hasn't changed much over the years, but leave it to MIT to take things to the next level. A new technology built at MIT can construct a simple dome structure in 14 hours and it's powered by solar panels, so you.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

It"s The Era Of Avocado! Try these 50+ Super Easy Avocado Recipes At Home Now!

It"s The Era Of Avocado! Try these 50+ Super Easy Avocado Recipes At Home Now!.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Irritated by Whiteheads on Your Face? Here Are Some Quick And Easy Ways To Help!

Irritated by Whiteheads on Your Face? Here Are Some Quick And Easy Ways To Help!.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Love Doesn"t Come and Stay for Good. You Have to Learn These Communication Tricks

Love Doesn"t Come and Stay for Good. You Have to Learn These Communication Tricks.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Signs of a Commitment Phobe and How to Deal with Him/Her

Signs of a Commitment Phobe and How to Deal with Him/Her.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones

An anonymous reader writes: "Mobile applications that open ports on Android smartphones are opening those devices to remote hacking, claims a team of researchers from the University of Michigan," reports Bleeping Computer. Researchers say they've ide.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

The Impact of SDN on Portfolio Development: Network Consulting and Integration Services

This IDC Web Conference examines the technology trends and market dynamics that are driving enhancement, investment, and development of network consulting and integration services offers and capabilities to help enterprise customers define strategies.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Airbnb Gives In To Regulator"s Demand To Test For Racial Discrimination By Hosts

As part of an agreement with California regulators, Airbnb will allow the government to test for racial discrimination by hosts. The Guardian reports: The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced Thursday that it had reso.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

PI Apparel 2017: Product Digitization and Sustainability Are Transforming the Fashion Industry

This IDC Retail Insights Perspective summarizes Product Innovation (PI) Apparel 2017, held in Hong Kong on April 5 and 6, 2017. PI apparel brought together C-level decision makers from the fashion, apparel, and footwear industry to discuss the challe.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

IoT Opportunities in Germany: Trends and Buyer Behavior in 2016

This IDC Survey focuses on German companies' expectations and behavior concerning Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in 2016. It also discusses organizational impact, IoT strategies, budget, integration, security, cloud and analytics, and sourcing in.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: January-March 2017

This IDC Energy Insights Perspective provides a quick one-stop-shopping overview of the EMEA utilities industry in the first quarter of 2017, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financing deals; major comp.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

CSPs of the Future: Telus" UCC-as-a-Service Offers

This IDC Market Perspective examines the rationale and benefits of cloud-based unified communications and collaboration (UCC) and details of the offerings of Telus."Cloud-based unified communications and collaboration offerings have recently emerged.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

Bosch Streamlines Invoice Processing with Top Image Systems eFLOW

This IDC Buyer Case Study looks at how a global supplier of technology and services partnered with Top Image Systems to automate and optimize its invoice processing systems. Organizations that are seeking business value by reengineering document-inte.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

Arcserve Jumps into the Archiving Software Market with Acquisition of New Email Archiving Technology

This IDC Market Note details the acquisition of FastArchiver by Arcserve and the planned release of Arcserve UDP Archiving. On April 26, Arcserve announced the acquisition of FastArchiver and its addition to the Arcserve UDP portfolio. The move marks.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago